If you haven’t seen it yet, you’re going to want to read this week’s NYT profile of USC’s Jadeveon Clowney. [NYT]

The mother of a 23-year old Rock Hill man arrested on charges stemming from an alleged NC-NYC gun smuggling scheme says she didn’t know anything about her son’s “dark side,” and that he’s not the “ringleader” of the scheme that NYC officials have made him out to be. [Rock Hill Herald]

Democratic candidate for State Senate Maurice Washington is calling on the local Democratic party chair to resign over his open lobbying against Washington’s candidacy. [Live 5]

37-year old Charleston architect Marcus Terry submitted the winning design for the 2014 Cooper River Bridge Run T-shirt. [P&C]

North Charleston is reconsidering where it will put a public mural project initially proposed to be installed on the side of an East Montague warehouse. [P&C]

The P&C’s Brian Hicks pens a mea culpa after his Wednesday column, “Columbia: Apparently a great place to live. Really.”, caught him some flak. [P&C]

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