SC Supreme Court Chief Justice Jean Toal canceled all state court proceedings Monday. That includes the Supreme Court, Court of Appeals, Circuit Court, and Family Court.
In a statement, Toal said flooding across the state makes it too dangerous to drive in some areas. Court employees are impacted:
- All S.C. Judicial Department employees are excused from reporting to work including SCJD employees statewide and in the Supreme Court and John C. Calhoun buildings.
- All county and municipal employees working within the court system shall follow the weather hazard decisions made by the respective county or municipal government officials in regards to office delays or closings.
- Master-in-Equity courts shall follow the weather hazard decisions made by the respective county officials, however, court may be cancelled if conditions are hazardous.