Statehouse Rep. Wendell Gilliard is hosting a forum in response to the recent shootings in Charleston’s Eastside neighborhood and asking the public for suggestions on what to do to make the community safer. It will be on Friday night at 5:30 p.m. at the In

ternational Longshoremen’s Association Hall and followed by a prayer vigil. Source: Live 5

Experts in Charleston have proof that the same dolphin, called Floppy due to her curved dorsal fin, has been living in the water off of Charleston for the last 23 years. Lauren Rust, of the Lowcountry Marine Mammal Network, said they recorded another dolphin at 41 years old, so we should have plenty more sightings of Floppy. Source: The State
The S.C. Department of Education announced that schools in the state would get 205 new school resource officers. State Superintendent Molly Spearman said that the new officers would be assigned to schools that don’t currently have one. Source: ABC News 4

From July 2018 to July 2019, average weekly wages increased in every major S.C. metro area – except in Charleston, where they decreased by one percent. However, the Charleston metro area still makes the most per week, with weekly earnings of $902.50 as of July 2019. Source: P&C

State treasurer Curtis Loftis wants you to check if they are holding on to any money for you. The state has $650 million in unclaimed property. To check if you have any unclaimed money, visit the state treasurer’s site. (You can also search for friends and family, whether you plan on charging them a finders fee is up to you.) Source: WYFF

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