President Trump has tested positive for the coronavirus. President Trump and First Lady Melania Trump have tested positive for the coronavirus after it was announced senior official Hope Hicks had tested positive. Over the last week, he had campaigned and been in contact with droves of staff, supporters and donors. Trump’s doctor said he would isolate in the White House. Source: NYT
Tonight, @FLOTUS and I tested positive for COVID-19. We will begin our quarantine and recovery process immediately. We will get through this TOGETHER!
— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October 2, 2020
South Carolina officials appeal on behalf of witness requirement. Officials filed an emergency request asking the Supreme Court to reinstate the witness signature requirement on absentee ballots. Source: WCSC
Charleston floodwaters full of disease-causing bacteria. An analysis from the Post and Courier found that floodwaters were full of E. coli, in some places up to 60 times the state limit. The analysis found dangerous bacteria even in sunny day flood water. Source: P&C
Sullivan’s Island to vote on whether they can remove trees and brush from maritime forest. After complaints from oceanfront homeowners, Sullivan’s Island will vote on whether they can remove trees and vegetation from the island’s maritime forest. Source: WCSC