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“Alzheimer’s is not taking a hiatus during COVID-19 and neither are we,” said Alexis Watts, Midlands director of the Alzheimer’s Association, and all over the Columbia area Saturday, people proved her right.

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Election day is Nov. 3, and South Carolinians will have to decide whether to reelect US Senator Lindsey Graham for a fourth term, or if the tides have changed in the Palmetto State. Graham is opposed by Democratic Senate nominee Jaime Harrison, who entered the race in May of 2019.

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South Carolina’s teen birth rate is the 11th highest in the nation, and the numbers for Black and Hispanic teen pregnancies and for sexually transmitted infections among teens are even more alarming.

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As in-person absentee voting begins Monday in South Carolina, the presidential election is getting most of the attention. However, one other federal government race and many more at state and local levels will also be on the ballot.

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Current and former South Carolinians can find out if they have any extra money lying around by visiting the State Treasurer’s Office online. In order to find out if they have any missing money, residents can search for themselves, their family and their friends on Treasurer.sc.gov for free.

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Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 10:40 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 321 near Lewis Rast Road in Swansea.

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Many Fourth of July events were cancelled this year in an attempt to follow social distancing protocols in South Carolina. However, Midlands residents can still celebrate the holiday at the following events:

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Temperatures are known to be "famously hot" during the summer in the Midlands, but that doesn't keep residents from exploring outside - especially when swimming is an option and social distancing is still an important factor. Whether hiking, fishing, floating, or boating is your preferred ac…

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Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order Friday morning, allowing bowling alleys to reopen and lifting the capacity restrictions of shoppers allowed in retail stores. In the same order, he also announced the extension of South Carolina's state of emergency.

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Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday, announcing the latest COVID-19 update for South Carolina. The press conference began with State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell expressing her concern regarding the large amounts of COVID-19 cases within the state over the past couple weeks.

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According to scvotes.org, there were 38,371 ballots cast by residents of Lexington County in Tuesday's primary. Polling stations were open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with special COVID-19 safety precautions in-place.

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Residents of South Carolina have the opportunity to vote today (Tuesday, June 9) in the statewide primary. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A photo ID, or voter registration card if you have no ID, is required.

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South Carolinians will have the chance to vote Tuesday in the primary election. Some have already mailed their votes through an absentee ballot, which all voters had the option to do this year due to COVID-19 adjustments. According to officials, social distancing and safety precautions will …

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Krispy Kreme is offering something sweet to high school and college seniors who are unable to celebrate a 'normal' graduation. A new 2020 Graduation Dozen will be given to grads for free Tuesday, May 19.

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Representatives from the SC Department of Motor Vehicles announced that offices will return to operating five days a week, beginning Wednesday, at all locations across the state but two (Allendale and McCormick).

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One more step toward normalcy begins Monday, as thousands of restaurants across South Carolina reopen for dine-in services. Although there are still restrictions in place to maintain safety for both customers and employees, Governor McMaster has allowed for patrons to occupy up to 50% capacity.

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The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will expand operations by reopening all 66 branch offices throughout the state, beginning May 4, to increase convenience for customers amid COVID-19.

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McDonald's locations across the nation began a new initiative Wednesday as a way to say "thank you" to all first responders and healthcare workers who are on the front lines working throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The meals will be offered during breakfast, lunch and dinner, every day, thr…