Tonight is the first debate between incumbent Republican Henry McMaster and Democratic S.C. Rep. James Smith, the candidates running to be S.C.’s governor. The one hour debate will be aired live on S.C. public radio. Source: S.C. Public Radio

S.C. prison officials will be at Lee Correctional Institution today to assess anti-cellphone technology. The system, known as managed access, interferes with cell signals in the prison. Source: AP

Big figures in the Democratic party have been potentially testing the waters for a presidential bid, including Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, Michael Avenatti, Senators Cory Booker and Elizabeth Warren. Source: AP

The NCAA has hit Charleston Southern with a two-year probation and a loss of football scholarships after an investigation revealed a “failure to monitor its athletics program.” Source: P&C

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