Tuesday’s headlines: Judge says ‘no’ to suit Charleston school’s mask mandate
In response to the latest challenge to the Charleston County School District’s mask mandate for students, staff and visitors, Ninth Circuit Judge Bentley Price denied a motion for an emergency temporary injunction and an order to prohibition prohibiting the district from enforcing its new mask mandate. The attorney representing the four parents and a teacher who sued the district said the group would appeal the decision. Continued: Post and courier, WCBD
In other titles:
Butterfinger is SC’s favorite Halloween candy, according to the retailer. According to CandyStore.com, 14 years of sales data suggests that Butterfinger is Palmetto State’s favorite Halloween candy. Continued: Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Three earthquakes rocked the Summerville area on Monday. Two small earthquakes hit near Ridgeville on Monday, followed by a slightly larger 3.3 magnitude earthquake near Summerville. Continued: Post and courier, WCBD, The state
SC’s aging roads have the highest fatality rate in the country. A new report from the Road Information Program indicates that not only do South Carolina roads have the highest fatality rate in the nation, but aging roads are costing drivers $2.1 billion a year. Continued: Post and courier
Hurricane Sam remains far from land. Hurricane Sam is expected to remain a major storm this week but its track remains far from land. However, storm swell could affect the East Coast later this week. Continued: Post and courier
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