According to new census estimates, Mt. Pleasant grew more than any other town or city in S.C. Mt. Pleasant gained 2,591 new residents, followed closely behind by North Charleston at 2,305. Charleston remains the biggest city in the state. Source: P&C
Be careful out there: a new report has ranked S.C. as the sixth most dangerous state for Memorial Day travel. ASecureLife, who published the report, looked at fatal car crash statistics between 2013 and 2017. Source: Live 5
S.C.’s own Charlamagne tha God, T.I., and a business partner of Nipsey Hussle’s went to Capitol Hill to meet with Sen. Tim Scott to discuss opportunity zones. Source: Washington Post
A forum met on Thursday night to discuss the Charleston Coalition for Kids who pumped at least $235,000 into the Charleston County School Board race in 2018. The coalition, which won’t share its political agenda, spending, or financial sources, is made up of some of Charleston’s most wealthy business people including Ben Navarro and Anita Zucker. Source: P&C
“Near normal”: NOAA has predicted a “near normal” number of storms this hurricane season, which starts June 1. They are expecting anywhere between four and eight hurricanes, with the possibility of two major hurricanes. Source: NPR
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