Tuesday headlines: The latest COVID wave is having a huge impact on SC schools

Teachers and some state leaders say schools across the state are bearing the brunt of the latest wave of COVID-19 infecting South Carolina. Classes and schools are going virtual again. Teachers quit. And those who remain face the fallout. The school nurses beg anyone who wants to listen to them that they are overwhelmed. From another angle of the story, a lawsuit has been filed against the Charleston County School District on his mask mandate. Meanwhile, Pfizer says its shot is safe for ages 5-11.

Following: AP/New York Post, Anderson Independent Courier, Post and courier, The state

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Flash floods likely through Wednesday in SC The Lowcountry could see 2 to 6 inches of rain today, and that leads experts to warn of a possibility of flash flooding through Wednesday. Following: Post and courier

SC municipalities are threatened by cyberattacks. Cities and towns across South Carolina are facing a spike in attacks that have shut down some of them as criminals demand monetary payment for a return of services. Following: WBTW

A new book explores the real tastes of South Carolina. Don’t look in Taste the State: South Carolina’s Iconic Foods, Recipes and Their Stories for a fried chicken recipe. It’s not really a South Carolina food, say the authors. Following: The Greenville News

SC real estate is starting to cool after a charged pandemic. A report from the South Carolina Realtors’ Association shows a 0.2% decline in home sales from August 2020 to August 2021. While not a big drop, real estate experts say there is a cooling , although part of that is that home sales are usually cool after the summer. Inventory of listed homes also fell 42%. Following: WYFF

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