The funeral for former senator and governor Fritz Hollings is set to take place at the Citadel today. Former vice president Joe Biden is expected to attend. Source: AP
In his best fundraising quarter ever, Senator Lindsey Graham has reportedly raised more than $2 million in the first quarter of 2019. Graham reportedly has $4.6 million in cash ready for his 2020 reelection campaign. Source: P&C
After a rainbow flag was burned in a West Ashley neighborhood, the Alliance for Full Acceptance said that they are offering flags for people to display in solidarity with the family and the LGBTQ community. Source: Live 5 News
Former CFO of Berkeley County School District, Brantley Thomas, has been sentenced to 11 years in state prison and ordered to pay restitution to the school district. Source: Charleston Regional Business Journal
South Carolina has one of the highest rates of sexually transmitted diseases in the U.S., including the fifth highest chlamydia rate. Source: The State
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