S.C. Department of Resources have arrested a man who was trying to scam Facebook users by trying to sell a fake deer. He claims it was a prank, but DNR officials insist it was a crime. Source: Charlotte Observer
Today is the darkest day of the year–the winter solstice. The sunset Friday in downtown Charleston will be at 5:16 p.m. Source: SC Public Radio
The Charleston International Airport has broken the threshold for four million passengers in 2018 for the first time. July being the busiest month with more than 450,000 passengers. April, May, June, August, October, and November all saw more than 400,000 passengers move through the airport. Source: P&C
The S.C. Supreme Court has ruled that a challenge to Awendaw’s 2009 annexation of property could go forward, potentially limiting the town’s growth and development potential. The town had tried to expand into the Francis Marion Forest. Source: P&C
While the International African American Museum is trying to raise an additional ten million dollars due to rising construction costs, Johns Island’s Fenwick Hall–a pre-Revolutionary War plantation home–sold for $9.75 million, an extra million dollars over its original asking price. Source: AP/P&C
Greenville, S.C. representative Mike Burns believes that Lowcountry lawmakers’ opposition of seismic testing and offshore drilling are “close-minded” and that inland counties should have a say in what happens with offshore drilling. Since, you know, they have so much to lose if something goes wrong. Source: Live 5
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