Spartanburg, SC and Upstate News

Local news for Spartanburg, South Carolina and the surrounding Upstate communities.

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Economic Impact Payments: What You Need to Know

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.

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Gov. Henry McMaster Orders Public Access to All Beaches Closed

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.

Apple Launches COVID-19 Website and iOS App

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.