Sumter state Rep. Leon Winn will challenge Congressman Jim Clyburn in next year’s midterm elections. [The State]

Gov. Nikki Haley wants a list of all the state-owned buildings in her kingdom in an effort to root out waste in state government. [AP]

[image-1]Since nobody expressed interest in writing a check for Charleston Law last time around, InfiLaw is once again reopening the door for other groups, particularly ones with cougars for mascots, who may be interested in buying the private law school. [P&C]

District Court Judge Richard Gergel said yesterday that the gub’mint shutdown is not reason enough to grant an extension on the deadline set for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to re-address the project as directed by Gergel. [P&C]

Controversy is swirling around the hiring of former state Sen. Greg Ryberg to temporarily replace departed state pension chief Darry Oliver after Oliver resigned last week during a meeting to discuss reported mistreatment by state Treasurer Curtis Loftis. [Greenvile News]

From the opinion pages, Lisa Rikard, president of the U.S. Chamber’s Institute for Legal Reform called Loftis the “latest tainted by ‘Pay to play’” [P&C]

You’ve probably seen a lot more golf carts around the Charleston area lately, but the state actually collects little data on their use. [P&C]

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