Editor’s note: Cherokee County does have a confirmed case of COVID-19, as announced here; however, it is not included in today’s update from DHEC. COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) today announced four additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 26. The four […]
The prorated refunds will include meal plan, parking and housing fees for services not received on or after March 16
Cherokee County has been notified by DHEC that one resident has test positive for COVID-19, county administrator Steve Bratton confirmed Wednesday afternoon. The identity, address and any other information of the infected person is not released by DHEC, Bratton said. “They call and say ‘you’ve got a case’. No information, no demographics, no address,” he said. “This presents a challenge […]
By SCOTT POWELL Ledger Staff Writer [email protected] Parents can drive through Cherokee County school sites to drop off their children’s completed assignments today (Wednesday) before schools go on spring break. Each school site will be available from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. School officials will be available outside the schools to collect Discovery Learning packets in an emergency distance learning […]
Those seeking care at the Cherokee Medical Center emergency room are screened before being allowed to enter. Destiny and Deborah are shown here outside the ER entrance. This is NOT a drive-through COVID-19 testing site.
COLUMBIA – Governor Henry McMaster today issued Executive Order 2020-17, which orders the closure of nonessential businesses, as defined by the executive order, throughout the state in order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus. Businesses that will be closed as a result of the governor’s executive order are as follows: Entertainment venues and facilities as follows: Night clubs […]
For Klonie Jordan, the best part of being a newspaper editor is “putting out a new product each day.” “It’s not an assembly line. It’s new and different every day,” he said. Jordan will start a new and different life today, retiring after serving as editor of this newspaper for the past 29 years. Born in southwest Virginia, Jordan learned […]
Another incumbent county councilman will have opposition. Dickie Allison filed Monday to run for the District 4 council seat held by Cherokee County Council Chairman Tim Spencer. Allison filed as a Democrat and will face Spencer in the Nov. 3 general election. Spencer joins District 6 Cherokee County Councilman David Smith as incumbents who have challengers for their seats. Greg […]