Feds investigating whether SC ‘unnecessarily’ institutionalizes people with mental illnesses

Feds investigating whether SC ‘unnecessarily’ institutionalizes people with mental illnesses

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – Officials with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Civil Rights Division announced Wednesday that they have launched an investigation under the Americans with Disabilities Act to determine whether the state of Carolina Sud subjected adults with mental illness to unnecessary institutionalization and the risk of institutionalization in adult homes. According to Justice … Read more

Districts announce delays and cancellations after winds cause power outages

Districts announce delays and cancellations after winds cause power outages

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) – Several school districts are announcing schedule changes due to strong winds Monday morning. COLLETON COUNTY SCHOOLS: Colleton County School District will operate two hours behind schedule, spokesman Sean Gruber said. DORCHESTER 2 DISTRICT: Schools operate three hours late, says Superintendent Dr. Joe Pye. The deadline applies to students and faculty members, … Read more