The town of Folly Beach is considering an ordinance which would protect its charm and ban chain businesses from the island. The law would ban any business with 10 or more locations with identical names, branding, and products. Source: P&C

A second Florence deputy, Farrah B. Turner, died on Monday after being shot on Oct. 5 in an ambush attack. The attack also killed Police Sgt. Terrence Carraway and injured five other deputies. Source: AP

After Democratic nominee for state Superintendent Israel Romero withdrew, Michele Phillips, a sixth-grade teacher at Orange Grove Charter School, has announced she will be running as a write-in candidate. Source: S.C. Radio Network

S.C. DHEC will be giving out free flu shots on Friday at Stall High School in North Charleston. Source: City Paper

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