Gov. Henry McMaster to announce new plan for CARES Act money after previous plan was rejected by Supreme Court
- Nearly $5M will go to South Carolina Department of Social Services for educational services, including tutoring for 600 foster children in 74 group homes.
- $7 million will go to early childhood education for in-person extended programs for at-risk and Medicaid eligible students. Public schools will get $2 million and First Steps will get $5 million.
- SC Technical Colleges will get $8 million for job training. This will help 3,100 people get back to existing high demands jobs.
View the Press Conference
Upstate News Headlines
- Weekend Things to Do: Greenville South Carolina
- Watch High-speed pursuit end after car slams into thick brush and suspects flee
- Man arrested for role in Capitol riot, threatening to assassinate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
- Spartanburg Coroner: Man entrapped in machine dies early Sunday morning
- Sen. Bernie Sanders turns inauguration meme into sweatshirt for charity
- NC Rep. Cawthorn Scrambles to defend voter fraud claims
- Child, man injured in NC shooting after dispute with driver
- COVID-19 cluster detected at NC State
- South Carolina man faces federal charges in U.S. Capitol riot
- Day two of COVID-19 vaccination clinic held at Charlotte Motor Speedway
- North Carolina’s first reported case of new COVID-19 strain found in Mecklenburg County