U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina points and snarls during an angry defense of Judge Brett Kavanaugh in a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing.

South Carolina Republicans have rallied behind Sen., Lindsey Graham, after his defense of Kavanaugh. A Winthrop poll this week shows Graham’s approval rating among Republicans rating is up 21 points, up to 72 percent from 51 percent in April. Source: P&C

Winthrop poll also has Trump’s overall approval rating in S.C. at 44 percent, with a majority disapproving. However, among S.C. Republicans, his approval rating is 83 percent. Source: WCIV

Data shows that pedestrians and cyclists are more likely to die in Charleston than in the rest of the state. Source: P&C

An Edisto Island cabin is being called “a crown jewel” in the Smithsonian collection, and a new podcast tells the story about how the former slave cabin made its way to the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Source: Smithsonian Mag

Hilton Head’s Latitude Margaritaville will soon welcome its first residents to their Jimmy Buffett-themed community, with the first homeowners moving in this month to their own paradise. Source: Island Packet

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