Some sources suggest it may be. Health experts knew the COVID-19 virus would be detrimental to nursing homes if it found a way inside facilities and now that it has, many are wondering why it is spreading at such a rapid rate. Is it because most of the residents living in nursing homes are more susceptible to contracting the virus as most are above the age of 65 and/or suffer from underlying health conditions? Perhaps so, h...
A tragic accident occurred on a South Carolina roadway last week that claimed the lives of two young women. The State reported that 20-year-old Shakeria Harris and 21-year-old Brittany McQueen were driving on Weaver Road, just outside the Midlands when the incident occurred. Master Trooper Gary Miller of the South Carolina Highway Patrol says the accident happened at around 4:20 p.m. Officials say that Harris was driving th...
Nursing homes in South Carolina decided to close their doors to the public recently to help prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This has not only resulted in many residents feeling alone and helpless, but it has left many families without a way to physically check in on their aging relatives. While the updated guidelines for visiting nursing home residents aim to keep the vulnerable aging population safe, many families h...
A settlement agreement has finally been reached in the case involving 7-year-old Kavontea Devon Shuler who died following a car crash that occurred on December 8, 2018, in Orangeburg County, SC. Shuler had just attended a wedding where he served as a ring bearer. While Shuler’s mother left the wedding to attend the reception, she allowed her son to remain in the care of a cousin, reports The Times and Democrat. That family m...

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