Thirty-five thousand three hundred thirty. That’s the number of people in Spartanburg County that are going hungry and do not have access to healthy food options.
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Local news for Spartanburg, South Carolina and the surrounding Upstate communities.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control reported 261 additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday, April 2, 2020. That brings the statewide total cases to 1,554 in all 46 counties.
The Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service have announced that distribution of economic impact payments will begin in the next three weeks and will be distributed automatically, with no action required for most people.
Already eaten through your rations? Don’t worry — many of Spartanburg’s restaurants are open for delivery and takeout!
Governor Henry McMaster has issued Executive Order 2020-17, which orders the closure of non-essential businesses, as defined by the executive order, throughout the state in order to combat the spread of the COVID-19 virus.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced four additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus on April 1, 2020. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 26.
Schools might be closed, but a new program from Clemson Cooperative Extension is helping the learning continue in every South Carolina county, 25 U.S. states, and even internationally.
Governor Henry McMaster issued Executive Order 2020-16 on Monday, March 30, which orders the closure of all public access points to the state’s beaches, as well as closure of all public boat ramps, landings, and other access points on the state’s lakes, rivers, and waterways.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) has announced two additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 18.
Apple, in partnership with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), has released an app and website that guides Americans through a series of questions about their health and exposure to determine if they should seek care for COVID-19 symptoms.