Disgraced attorney Alex Murdaugh was indicted Thursday on 21 more charges that he stole settlement and other money from clients. Another man accused of aiding Murdaugh in a suicide plot was added to a lawsuit. More: Associated Press, WIS TV, The State, The Post and Courier
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S.C. General Assembly finishes redistricting, maps heading to governor’s desk. The Republican controlled state legislature okayed new member districts for the Senate and House of Representatives this week. More: SC Public Radio, The State
Lowcountry breweries adjusting to U.S. shortage of aluminum cans. Shortages have been a constant theme during the pandemic.This time, it’s aluminum cans, but businesses in the Lowcountry said it’s not much of a problem in the area. More: WCSC TV
Charleston’s King Street BID to bring changes to corridor. Called a business improvement district, a new initiative would generate additional property tax revenue to add and enhance services for King Street, downtown Charleston’s main commercial corridor. More: The Post and Courier
MUSC drops lawsuit against former physicians before fire court hearing. A day before the first scheduled hearing in the MUSC lawsuit against Trident Medical Center for intellectual property infringement, the former settled with six doctors originally listed as defendants. More: WCSC TV
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