RALEIGH, N.C. (WNCN) – North Carolina health officials now say 19 residents have died from coronavirus-related complications. That new figure was released Friday morning as the total number of cases reached 2,093. A total of 86 counties are reporting COVID-19 cases. The number of hospitalized patients reached 259 on...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Gov. Henry McMaster has directed South Carolina’s health department to begin publicly disclosing confirmed COVID-19 cases by ZIP code, a level of information specificity the agency had previously said was not necessary in efforts to temper the outbreak. Also on Friday, Greenville City Council passed a $100...

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina public health officials are creating a statewide database of addresses of known positive COVID-19 cases, a secure tool only made available to first responders who have argued the information could help protect them. The tool is especially important after Thursday’s announcement the coronavirus...

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A deputy in South Carolina took money from illegal gamblers for five years to protect them from the law and kept feeding them information after the payments stopped, authorities said. Former Florence County Sheriff’s Lt. Mark Edward Fuleihan was arrested Thursday, the state Attorney General’s...