Clemson passes mask mandate

By Greg Oliver
Courtesy The Journal

CLEMSON — In a special called meeting Friday, Clemson City Council unanimously approved a temporary mask mandate for schools, preschools, kindergartens and daycares within the city and voted 6-1 to mandate masks temporarily in indoor essential locations open to the public.

Council split the two motions in the two-hour meeting where a majority of parents favored a mandate for schools.

“I’m looking for you to step up and be a hero — not every superhero wears a cape,” said Marissa McFarland, a registered nurse and mother of a Clemson Elementary School student. “The virus doesn’t stop at the door when

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