Out of nearly 400 inspected, DHEC has issued emergency orders for more than 60 dams in S.C. after this month’s torrential rains. Source: AP
The P&C has a look at South Carolina’s death row, reserved for inmates sentenced to death by the state for their crimes, at Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, S.C. Source: P&C
The New York times updates the story of Emanuel AME Church, which is seeing an increase in visitors since the June shootings in the church’s basement. On Friday, ahead of a hearing for a lawsuit filed by the family of one of the people killed that evening over the church’s handling of donations, attorneys for the family and the church reached an agreement to allow the family access to financial documentation and restricts the church from spending it until the documents are inspected. Source: NYT, P&C
Along with existing questions on road improvements left on the table at the end of last year’s legislative session, state lawmakers will have major recovery flood measures to consider when they return in January. Source: P&C
In a meeting with President Barack Obama in 2012, it took about 30 seconds for Mayor Joe Riley to seal the deal to deliver millions in funding to deepen the Charleston Harbor shipping canal, according to an anecdote in P&C biz writer David Wren’s report on Saturday. Source: P&C
P&C op-ed by Mayor Riley: “Charleston steps up to challenge of flooding, sea level rise”
As former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s testimony to the special Benghazi committee nears, its leader, S.C. Congressman Trey Gowdy, is fighting off criticism from Democrats and Republicans who say the panel is targeting Clinton. Source: NYT, WaPo
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