As state regulators police dams after this month’s floods, The State reports on thousands of the structures that go unregulated by the government. Soruce: The State

Chesterfield County deputies say between 7-10,000 guns, many stolen, were found stashed in a Pageland-area property. County Sheriff Jay Brooks the cache looks like the work of a hoarder, and included other stolen items spread out over several tractor trailers nearby. Source: WLTX, WBTV

Former DHEC Director Catherine Templeton has resigned from a $235,000 per-year job she took with the State Ports Authority just months after joining the agency, saying it “does not meet her career goals.” Source: P&C

The legend of South Carolina’s celebrated tradition of “cutthroat campaigning” grows in a new Buzzfeed report by McKay Coppins, “Marco Rubio’s ‘Knife Fighters.” Source: Buzzfeed

The cost of Charleston single-family home rentals jumped 16.5 percent from July-September, the fifth-highest increase in the nation. Source: P&C

Last week’s announced closing of South Carolina’s health insurance co-op is part of a national trend that’s seeing the low-cost safety-net insurers under the Affordable Care Act not being able to keep up with their high-priced corporate counterparts. Source: WYFF, NYT

With nightlife and urban development issues up for debate in the mayoral election, more younger voters may have a say in who becomes the city’s next leader. Source: P&C

You thought this year’s election was negative? On the P&C opinion page this weekend, author and attorney Robert Rosen looks at “Charleston’s rough-and-tumble campaigns for mayor.” Source: P&C

P&C endorses North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey for another term. Source: P&C

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