Gov. McMaster extends state of emergency, praises “accelerateSC” for work

The committee held what could be its last in-person meeting Thursday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– “accelerateSC”, a task force created by Gov. Henry McMaster (R-SC) to find ways to safely reopen the state economy held what might be its last in-person meeting Thursday. The group came up with a list of recommendations that will help spur any recovery efforts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Ever since “accelerateSC” began holding meetings April…

Potential Riverbanks Zoo reopening could take place in phases with smaller crowds

No firm reopening date has been established

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) — Several members of Governor Henry McMaster’s “accelerateSC” task force talked about ways to reopen several South Carolina businesses, including major tourist attractions. Duane Parrish, the Director of South Carolina’s Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism, told “Response” subcommittee members that he’s been talking with several major tourist spots, hinting that some could open up soon. The Riverbanks…