executive order

SCAG Alan Wilson joins GOP AG group in lawsuit over President Biden’s executive order on climate change

A dozen Republican state attorneys general including South Carolina’s Alan Wilson have filed a lawsuit over President Biden’s executive order on climate change. The suit challenges Biden’s authority over “massive expansion of federal regulations through executive order.” The goal of Biden’s order is to reduce climate pollution.

Ready to Reopen? Governor McMasters new orders to take effect August 3

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Ready to reopen? On Monday August 3, 2020,South Carolina Governor Henry McMasters new Executive Orders for the pandemic go into effect. Governor McMaster says starting Monday August 3 masks will be required in government offices. The Governor also announced restaurants will not be allowed to exceed 50% capacity, and employees and customers will  have to wear masks….

Last Call: SC Order banning alcohol sales at bars/restaurants after 11pm in effect

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–It is officially last call each night across South Carolina at 11pm. Governor Henry McMaster’s Executive Order banning the sale of alcohol at restaurants and bars is now in effect. It went into effect Saturday night at 11pm. McMaster says he hopes the order will help curb the spread of COVID-19 among young people. It is important to…

Governor McMaster extends State of Emergency in SC

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, on Monday, declared a new state of emergency. The new order basically extends the previous State of Emergency that was set to expire today, April 12, 2020. According to the governor, all previous orders remain in place for the duration of the emergency, or until he announces otherwise. “South Carolina continues to…

Governor McMaster opens Public Beach Access, and certain Retail Businesses under new Executive Order

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Monday, under a new executive order, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster announced that local officials have the authority to restrict access to beaches, as they see fit. But he is opening access to the State’s beaches. According to the release from the Governor’s office, Governor McMaster also issued Executive Order 2020-28, which removes restrictions on public access…

Governor McMaster’s Executive order reopens Public boat landings, ramps Friday at Noon

COLUMBIA,  SC (WOLO)– Governor Henry McMaster’s Executive Order reopening public boat landings and ramps takes effect Friday at Noon. McMaster made the announcement during his state Coronavirus briefing Thursday. He said it’s a small step in the right direction to get South Carolina back to normal. The Governor had closed all public boat ramps, as well as public access points…

SC mandatory ‘Home or Work Order’ to take effect today at 5:00pm

Everyone under this order should stay home unless, they are working, visiting family, or recreating outdoors, or they are obtaining necessary goods and services

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster issued a mandatory ‘Home or Work’ order. The order will take effect Tuesday, April 6 at 5pm. McMaster says everyone under this order should stay home unless, they are working, visiting family, or recreating outdoors, or they are obtaining necessary goods and services. McMaster says there will be no additional business closings,…