Boeing says it will begin to lean out its workforce by issuing voluntary layoffs as production hits its stride at the company’s South Carolina operation. Source: CRBJ
A Citadel cadet who posted on Facebook about the Citadel considering making accommodations to its uniform policy for a prospective student to wear a hijab, a Muslim head covering, has reportedly been disciplined for the post in which he opposed the allowances. Source: P&C
Even though some local elected leaders who attended Monday’s Nehemiah Action are critical of Charleston Area Justice Ministry’s tactics, they largely agree with their intentions to work for equity in local communities. Source: P&C
Some are wondering why a man who had been arrested several times on domestic violence charges was not in jail Thursday when he was supposed to appear in court, instead allegedly kidnapping his wife and leading police on a chase down I-95 which ended with gunfire being exchanged between police and the suspect. Source: P&C
A SLED report shows that a man who was shot and killed by a North Augusta police officer after he said he reached for his gun following a traffic stop left no DNA on the the firearm. The officer pleaded guilty to misconduct earlier this month and will serve probation. Source: AP
A Senate measure could tighten down on proposed developments along the S.C. coastline, but not until 2018, leaving developments in progress right now, like the Capt. Sam’s Spit project, to continue. Source: The State
Moncks Corner Republican state Rep. Edward Southard was apparently surprised when the P&C called yesterday and asked him about sexual harrassment charges that the paper reports were filed against him, telling reporter Cynthia Roldan, “You shouldn’t be knowing about it because I was assured that no one would know about it, except me and three other people.” Source: P&C
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