Thanks to an anonymous donor, all Summerville police will soon be outfitted with body cameras. Source: Summerville Journal Scene
Yesterday, the state House passed a compromise on domestic violence legislation (which includes a revised gun ban provision for offenders) designed to break the deadlock over how to address the issue in S.C. Source: P&C, WYFF
Charleston, currently the state’s second-most-populous city, is gaining on Columbia, behind the state capital by just two-thousand residents. Meanwhile, Mount Pleasant gained the most people of any other town or city in S.C. Source: AP, The State, P&C
Legislation to legalize medical marijuana won’t pass this year, state senators say, but discussions will continue next year. Source: The State
Some Charleston-area clergy members are calling for the resignation of school board members over continued controversy around the search for a new superintendent. Source: P&C
The P&C editorial board pushes for more info on the search: “Get superintendent search facts” Source: P&C
The Gaffney Peachoid got itself a few minutes on All Things Considered last night as the water tower landmark gets a new paint job. Local officials report vehement reaction to folks who think the tower is coming down. Source: NPR
More than 475,000 South Carolinians will hit the road this weekend for Memorial Day, according to AAA Carolinas.
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