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Drive-thru COVID testing goes on at Georgetown church despite severe weather

Despite the downpour and gusty winds

Georgetown 2019-20 leading scorer Mac McClung announces transfer to Texas Tech

Texas Tech coach Chris Beard has had success with his guards

SC health officials pass coronavirus testing goals; announces 253 new cases, 6 deaths

South Carolina state officials has announced that on Monday their goal to test patients of the state's population for the coronavirus has been exceeded."

SC unemployment claims reach near 550,000; Georgetown County slightly decreases

The latest data from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce showed 540

$1.95 million settlement reached in violent death of SC DMH patient

William Avant was a gentle

What should be done with dilapidated houses in the City of Georgetown?

The City of Georgetown is looking to change the way they handled dilapidated houses

DHEC: 90 new virus cases, 5 new deaths in South Carolina

This brings the total number of people confirmed to have COVID-19 in South Carolina to 10

Good Samaritans in South Carolina recover $1,300 blowing down highway, help return it to owner

Two good Samaritans recovered $1

$1.95 million settlement reached in violent death of SC DMH patient | Raleigh News & Observer

South Carolina’s state mental health agency and other defendants have agreed to pay ... The case in the death of William Avant


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NSA warns of ongoing Russian hacking campaign against U.S. systems

By Christopher Bing

(Reuters) - The U.S. National Security Agency on Thursday warned government partners and private companies about a Russian hacking operation that uses a special intrusion technique to target operating systems often used by industrial firms to manage computer infrastructure.

"This is a vulnerability that is being actively exploited, that's why we're bringing this notification out," said Doug Cress, chief of the cybersecurity collaboration center and directorate at NSA.




CDC Coronavirus guidelines keep evolving

As the nation struggles to reopen and embrace a new normal, the Center For Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released updated information regarding the already widely flouted set of guidelines. One such update, among others, drew sharp criticism for its perceived flip-flop is that coronavirus isn't easily spread by just touching a surface.
 
May 22nd brought a resounding clarification on the spread guideline creating more confusion.



New York's Cuomo says businesses can turn away people not wearing masks

(Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he would sign an executive order on Thursday authorizing businesses to deny entry to anyone who does not wear a mask or face covering, stressing masks were critical to preventing the spread of the novel coronavirus.

"We're giving the store owners the right to say if you're not wearing a mask, you can't come in. That store owner has a right to protect themselves, that store owner has a right to protect the other patrons in that store," Cuomo told a daily briefing.




U.S. investigators pursue 'robust' probe of Minneapolis black man's death

By Brendan O'Brien

(Reuters) - The U.S. Department of Justice said on Thursday it had made an investigation into police involvement in the death of George Floyd a "top priority," after a second day of violent protests in Minneapolis over the unarmed black man's death.

Experienced prosecutors and investigators from the Federal Bureau of Investigation had been assigned as part of a "robust" probe into whether the police officers involved had violated federal laws, the department said in a statement.




CVS Health to open last of 1,000 drive-thru COVID-19 testing sites

(Reuters) - CVS Health Corp said on Thursday it would open more COVID-19 testing sites at some of its pharmacy drive-thru locations, completing the last leg of the drugstore chain's planned 1,000 sites across more than 30 U.S. states.

Health authorities have been emphasizing the need to expand testing capacity as the United States attempts to recover from the respiratory illness that has killed over 100,000 people in the country, according to a Reuters tally.




Furniture recalled, tip-over and entrapment hazardsHerman Miller and Design Within Reach Recall Dressers and Cabinets Due to Tip-Over and Entrapment Hazards; Remedy May Be Delayed Due to COVID-19 Restrictions; Keep Product Away from Children (Recall Alert)


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