The Post and Courier reported over the weekend that Upstate S.C. Rep. Brian White lived in an Anderson County house owned by White’s top campaign donor. White would not say how much he paid to rent the half-million dollar home, and under S.C. law, he’s not required to. Source: P&C
Congressman Trey Gowdy admits a seat on the federal bench may be out of the question after presiding over the politicized inquiry into the Benghazi attacks that saw Hillary Clinton testify before his special committee for eight hours. Source: P&C
A fire early Saturday morning has closed the Citadel Beach House on Isle of Palms indefinitely. Source: P&C
Two companies have told federal regulators that they are interested in permits to build wind farms off the Charleston coast. Source: P&C
The writing may be on the wall for the West Ashley bike lane, as more West Ashley and James Island elected officials seem to be turning against a plan to use a lane on the inbound Ashley River bridge for bike traffic. Critics report increased congestion from the change in the traffic pattern coming from Folly Road. Source: P&C
Local attorney and cycling advocate Peter Wilborn has a counterpoint to Mat Catastrophe’s column last week: “Biking is a civil right” Source: Bikelaw.com
A half-century after Martin Luther King, Jr. delivered his famous “March on ballot boxes” speech in Kingstree, S.C., his words still echo for many who continue to fight for civil rights today. Source: P&C, Florence Morning News, The State
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