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Inmate tests positive for COVID-19 at Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center

Courtesy WCIV CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) — The Charleston County Sheriff’s Office reported that an inmate at the Sheriff Al Cannon Detention Center tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday. According to a press release, the inmate had been in the facility for around three weeks on a Family Court bench warrant, which resulted in a sentence of 90 days or $1,200. Captain…

Trident Medical says thank you for restaurant donations

Photos from Trident Medical Show Caption Hide Caption food donations Show Caption Hide Caption Trident Health healthcare staff say thanks for all the food and drink donations during the COVID-19 outbreak (Photos from Trident Medical) Show Caption Hide Caption   CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) — Restaurants and other businesses have been donating anything they can to the healthcare workers on the…

Gov. McMaster’s executive order activates SC National Guard and protects first responders

by Tony Fortier-Bensen/WCIV

Lt. Col. Paul Felician, the Battalion Commander of the 641st Troop Command, addresses National Guard Soldiers and Airmen in preparation to potentially respond to COVID-19. (Wisconsin National Guard photo by Spc. Emma Anderson) On Saturday night, Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order that activated the SC National Guard, gave emergency powers to DHEC and gave first responders protection towards…

City of Charleston passes ‘Stay at Home’ ordinance

'Stay at Home', thst'a the message being ordered for residents in Charleston for the next 14 days

CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) — Charleston City Council voted, 9-4, Tuesday night to approve an emergency order for residents to remain in their homes, unless necessary to leave, for a period of 14 days in an attempt to limit the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19). The so-called “Stay at Home” order proposed by Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg instructs city residents to…

Man dies after vehicle strikes trees, overturns on I-20

(ABC Columbia/FILE)  A man was killed after his vehicle went off Interstate 20 and slammed into several trees before overturning, the Lexington County coroner said. Marco Antonio Miranda-Giron, 26, of Gilbert, died from his injuries from the accident that happened near mile marker 38 on I-20 west at around 10:20 p.m. Saturday, Coroner Margaret Fisher said. Miranda-Giron, who was not…

MUSC tightens visitation rules amid COVID-19 outbreak

CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) — MUSC Health has strengthened their visitation rules for pregnant women, children and adult patients to limit the spread of the coronavirus. Their rules and regulations will line up with Governor Henry McMaster’s executive order on Friday to eliminate patient visitation as much as possible, excluding end-of-life patients. Adult patients who are near end of life will…

Two people are dead after Dillon County shooting

by Tonya Brown

DILLON COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Two people are dead following a deadly shooting that occurred Saturday night in the Little Rock community of Dillon County, according to Capt. Cliff Arnette with the Dillon County Sheriff’s Office. At this time, the victim’s names have not been released. Arnette only confirmed a shooting and said the investigation is ongoing. The shooting is…