Register to vote by Saturday
With a month to go before the November 6 election, tomorrow is the last day South Carolina voters can register to be eligible to vote on election day, but with the approval of online registration this week, it just got a lot easier. More than 3,000 registered in the first day of online voter registration. Take a few minutes by tomorrow and get registered at SCVOTES.ORG.
ESPN College Gameday in residency at USC’s Horseshoe
Saturday’s #6 USC vs #5 Georgia showdown in Columbia brings ESPN College Gameday to the capital city this weekend. We’re taking bets on whether there will be more signs dawgging Mark Richt, Ron Morris, or CP Managing Editor Chris Haire.
Sources: The State
Related: Haire of the Dog: Spurrier must be fired
First Charleston-based 787 takes off
Boeing South Carolina will hand over the keys to a brand spankin’ new, North Charleston-built, 787 Dreamliner to Air India on Friday.
Sources: Charleston Regional Business Journal, Post and Courier
Offshore wind energy could have $2 billion impact on economy, study says
A new Clemson University study showed that the 10-year construction process to establish an wind farm off South Carolina’s coast could contribute $2 billion to the state’s bottom line.
Sources: Charleston Regional Business Journal, WIS-TV/AP
Related: Wind power running into headwinds
Broad Street named to ‘Top 10’ list by planning group
Charleston’s Broad St. was named as one of the American Planning Association’s “Great Places in America” survey of American streets.
Sources: Post and Courier, American Planning Association
State Supreme Court refuses to hear Senate District 41 appeal
The State Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal in the case brought by a Charleston Democratic official Thursday which disputed a GOP special primary election that allowed Republican Paul Thurmond back on the ballot after previously being disqualified. Barring any other legal setbacks, Thurmond faces Democrat Paul Tinkler in the November general election.
Sources: Post and Courier
Some Ravenel Bridge ramps to close at night starting Sunday
Crews will close on-and-off ramps on the Coleman Blvd. side and Morrison Blvd. exit of the Ravenel Bridge for four days at night beginning Sunday.
Source: Post and Courier
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