Gov. Henry McMaster

Gov. McMaster tours Midlands plant that makes face shields for service industry

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–Governor Henry McMaster toured a 3-D printing facility that ABC Columbia profiled this week for making masks to protect those in the service industry. Z-Verse in West Columbia plans to produce about 200,000 z-shield flex’s per day. The face shield is reusable and washable and helps protect both the staff and customers say company officials. Right now, the…

Gov. McMaster announces close contact businesses, like Gyms, salons can reopen May 18

Businesses to open include: Gyms, barber shops, hair salons, waxing salons, nail salons, spas, tanning salons, and pools

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is pushing forward with the reopening of the State. On Monday, McMaster announced that close contact service providers, fitness and exercise centers, commercial gyms, and public or commercial pools will be able to open in a limited capacity Monday, May 18. According to the Governor, close contact service providers include the following…

Governor McMaster to hold Monday briefing on Coronavirus in SC

COLUMBIA,SC (WOLO)– We could hear more plans about continued reopenings in South Carolina on Monday. According to the Governor’s office, Governor Henry McMaster will be joined by state public health officials for a media briefing to update the public on the state’s response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus today, Monday, May 11, at 4:30 PM. Count on ABC Columbia News…

Gov. McMaster to join Boeing and MUSC for delivery of Personal Protective Equipment to SC

CHARLESTON, SC (WOLO)– Monday, South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster is set to welcome more PPE equipment to the state. According to the Governor’s office, McMaster will join The Boeing Company, the Medical University of South Carolina, members of South Carolina’s Congressional Delegation, and other local officials to welcome three Boeing Dreamlifter aircraft filled with personal protective equipment for the state’s Coronavirus…

SC Governor McMaster: Restaurants can reopen for limited dine in May 11

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– You will soon be able to dine inside some of your favorite restaurants, according to South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster. On Friday, McMaster announced that restaurants throughout South Carolina will be allowed to reopen for limited dine-in services beginning on Monday, May 11. The Governor’s office says based on advice and recommendations from the “Response” component of…

SC Governor McMaster to hold 4pm briefing on Coronavirus

McMaster will hold a media briefing Friday at 4:00 pm

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, along with state public health officials, will hold a media briefing Friday at 4:00 pm. McMaster says the briefing will be to update the public on the state’s response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. ABC COLUMBIA NEWS will carry the Governor’s briefing online on our Facebook page and Live on air. Previous…

Stay at home order to be lifted by SC Governor: effective Monday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– Effective Monday,  South Carolina will begin to slowly reopen the State. On Friday, Governor Henry McMaster announced the statewide “Work-or-Home” order will be lifted and returned to voluntary status Monday, May 4, 2020. In addition, the governor announced restaurants throughout South Carolina may provide outdoor customer dining service in addition to existing take out, curbside, and delivery…

Ready to reopen: SC Governor’s ‘Stay Home’ order to be lifted Monday

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– South Carolina may soon start to return to normal. Effective Monday,  South Carolina will begin to slowly reopen the State. On Friday, Governor Henry McMaster announced the statewide “Work-or-Home” order will be lifted and returned to voluntary status Monday, May 4, 2020. In addition, the governor announced restaurants throughout South Carolina may provide outdoor customer dining service…

Governor McMaster to lift SC ‘stay at home order’ on May 4th

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–  South Carolina is slowly working to reopen the State. On Friday, Governor Henry McMaster announced the statewide “Work-or-Home” order will be lifted and returned to voluntary status on Monday, May 4th. In addition, the governor announced that beginning on May 4th, restaurants throughout South Carolina may provide outdoor customer dining service in addition to existing take out,…

Governor McMaster to hold update on Coronavirus in 4pm briefing

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)–South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster, along with state public health officials, will hold a media briefing Friday at 4:00 pm. McMaster says the briefing will be to update the public on the state’s response to the 2019 Novel Coronavirus. ABC COLUMBIA NEWS will carry the Governor’s briefing online on our Facebook page and Live on air. Categories: Local…