Donald Trump still leads in the latest S.C. Republican presidential primary poll. Source: Winthrop

Documentarians Ken Burns and Henry Louis Gates Jr. were in Charleston yesterday for an event at the Gaillard Center in response to June’s Emanuel AME Church shooting. The filmmakers have documentaries out soon about Jackie Robinson and Martin Luther King, respectively.Source: P&C

As part of an ongoing series on outgoing Mayor Joe Riley’s tenure in office, the P&C reports on tourism growth under Riley’s leadership. Source: P&C

Charleston state Sen. Marlon Kimpson has pre-filed a bill ahead of next year’s legislative session that would ban some military-style assault weapons. Source: G’ville News

Charleston state Rep. Mary Tinkler has filed a bill that would call for private funds to be raised to build the state museum exhibit to display the Confederate flag. A report this week estimated that the exhibit would cost more than $5 million. Source: P&C

Gov. Nikki Haley is recommending that the state sell off eight significant properties that she calls “money pits.” Source: AP

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