Meg Kinnard, The Associated Press

Meg Kinnard

The Associated Press

South Carolina, United States

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Recent articles by Meg:

Over 100 coronavirus cases reported at one SC prison

The South Carolina Department of Corrections says 124 inmates at the Tyger River Correctional Institution have been diagnosed with the disease. → Read More

As July 4 approaches, SC health officials urge staying home

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As South Carolina approaches a holiday weekend often an anchor for its typically booming tourism industry, public health officials are encouraging people to just stay home as the state’s numbers of positive coronavirus tests continue to rise. Dr. Joan Duwve, public health director for the Department of Health and Environmental Control, […] → Read More

As July 4 approaches, South Carolina health officials urge staying home

COLUMBIA, S.C. — As South Carolina approaches a holiday weekend often an anchor for its typically booming tourism industry, and the state's numbers of positive coronavirus tests continue to rise, public health officials are encouraging people to just stay home.Dr. Joan Duwve, public health director for the Department of Health and Environmental Control, said Tuesday that some of the largest… → Read More

As July 4 approaches, SC health officials urge staying home

As South Carolina approaches a holiday weekend often an anchor for its typically booming tourism industry, public health officials are encouraging people to just stay home as the state’s numbers of positive coronavirus tests continue to rise. Dr. Joan Duwve, public health director for the Department of Health and Environmental Control, said some of the largest increases in virus cases were… → Read More

Slavery advocate’s statue being removed in South Carolina

Charleston's council and mayor voted unanimously Tuesday to move it to “an appropriate site where it will be protected and preserved,” the latest in a wave of actions arising from protests against racial injustice in America. → Read More

Slavery advocate's statue being removed in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The historic South Carolina city of Charleston was removing a symbol of its legacy on Wednesday, sending crews to take away a statue honoring John C. Calhoun, an early U.S. vice president whose zealous defense of slavery led the nation toward civil war.After a nightlong struggle to dislodge it, city crews were still working after daybreak to lift the statue from a… → Read More

Slavery advocate’s statue being removed in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — The historic South Carolina city of Charleston was removing a symbol of its legacy on Wednesday, sending crews to take away a statue honoring John C. Calhoun, an early U.S. vice president whose zealous defense of slavery led the nation toward civil war. After a nightlong struggle to dislodge it, city […] → Read More

Removal of slavery advocate statue begins in S. Carolina

Several hundred people gathered in Marion Square, in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston, early Wednesday to watch the removal of a statue of former vice president and slavery → Read More

Charleston votes to remove statue of slavery advocate

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Officials in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a statue of former vice-president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun from a downtown square, the latest in a wave of actions arising from protests against racism and police brutality against African Americans.Council members approved the measure 13-0 at a late-day meeting. → Read More

Charleston votes to remove statue of slavery advocate

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) " Officials in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a statue of former vice → Read More

Charleston votes to remove John C. Calhoun statue from city square

Charleston have unanimously voted to remove a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun from a downtown square. → Read More

Charleston votes to remove statue of slavery advocate

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Officials in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun from a downtown square, the latest in a wave of actions arising from protests against racism and police brutality against African Americans. Council members approved […] → Read More

Charleston votes to remove statue of slavery advocate

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Officials in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston voted unanimously Tuesday to remove a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun from... → Read More

Charleston votes to remove statue of slavery advocate

Officials in the historic South Carolina city of Charleston have unanimously voted to remove a statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. → Read More

As SC's hospitality industry grows, so do new coronavirus numbers

South Carolina’s hard-hit hospitality industry has clawed back some of the jobs lost amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic as businesses across the state continue to reopen - and new COVID-19 case numbers continue to soar. The Department of Employment and Workforce announced Friday the state’s May jobless rate stood at 12. 5%, a slight improvement over a record-setting revised April rate of 12.… → Read More

Denying marriage claim, justices OK James Brown's dying wish

After 14 years of legal battles, the S.C. Supreme Court ruled Tomi Rae Hynie has no right to James Brown's estate. → Read More

Denying marriage claim, justices OK James Brown's dying wish

James Brown, the Godfather of Soul, had a dying wish to help educate needy children → Read More

Denying marriage claim, justices OK James Brown's dying wish

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Godfather of Soul's dying wish to help educate needy children is a big step closer to being fulfilled, now that South Carolina's Supreme Court -- → Read More

Denying marriage claim, justices OK James Brown’s dying wish

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The Godfather of Soul’s dying wish to help educate needy children is a big step closer to being fulfilled, now that South Carolina’s Supreme Court — wading into a 14-year-old legal saga yet again — has ruled that James Brown’s last partner was not legally married to him. In an unanimous […] → Read More

Denying marriage claim, justices OK James Brown's dying wish

COLUMBIA, S. C. (AP) — The Godfather of Soul's dying wish to help educate needy children is a big step closer to being fulfilled, now that South Carolina's Supreme Court — wading into a 14-year-old legal saga yet again — has ruled that James Brown's last partner was not legally married to him. → Read More