The Democratic candidate for state superintendent, Israel Romero, may not be eligible for the position due to a 2008 felony conviction. Romero was convicted for the unauthorized practice of law, and due to a 1996 state constitutional amendment, wouldn’t be eligible to run for office until 2023. Romero is challenging Republican incumbent Molly Spearman for state superintendent. The position manages a multi-billion-dollar budget and the school systems for S.C.’s 750,000 pre-k through 12th grade students. Source: Greenville News

Tomorrow, Wed. Oct. 17, is the deadline for S.C. residents to register to vote. To check whether or not you are registered, or where you’re registered, visit Source: City Paper

Charleston International Airport is installing gunshot sensors to help alert police in case there’s an active shooter in the pre-TSA section of the airport. Source: P&C

P&C headline: “After spike last year, West Ashley sees dip in crime. But for some, uneasiness persists.” Source: P&C

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