S.C.’s Department of Natural Resources is warning beachgoers about Portuguese Man O’War sigh tings on Sullivan’s Island, Isle of Palms, and Folly Beach. If you see one, avoid it: a sting from even a dead Man O’War can be excruciatingly painful and require medical attention. Source: Live 5

Kathy Landing, a first-term Republican Mt. Pleasant Town Councilwoman, has announced she will be challenging Joe Cunningham for his congressional seat. Source: P&C

After almost 30 years the Charleston Center for Women has dissolved, citing financial hardships. The non-profit was founded in 1992 as an advocacy group for women. Source: P&C

Election Systems and Software has won a $51 million contract from the state to provide new ballot boxes in time for the 2020 elections. The company had spent close to $20,000 courting and covering expenses for Marci Andino, the former S.C. Election Commission’s executive director, for nearly ten years. Source: AP

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