Police will be increasing enforcement efforts across South Carolina to minimize traffic deaths during Memorial Day weekend. State troopers expect to be patrolling heavily along interstates and in beach areas where people are expected to flock. More: The Post and Courier
In other headlines:
S.C. schedules first execution in decade with only electric chair available. An inmate who has been on South Carolina’s death row since 2002 has been issued an execution notice, the first since the state Legislature made the electric chair the default mode of execution. More: The State
Top S.C. Democrat wants vaccine lottery to incentivize getting the stick. House Minority Leader Todd Rutherford wants the state to use some of its COVID-19 relief money to offer $1 million prizes to people who get vaccinated against the coronavirus. More: The State, Associated Press
Biggest ship to visit East Coast to dock at Port of Charleston. The biggest container ship to visit the East Coast to date might have bypassed Charleston completely if it hadn’t been for a lot of research and a little arm twisting. More: The Post and Courier
Boeing Dreamliner deliveries facing new delays. Boeing paused deliveries as the Federal Aviation Administration requested more information about the company’s plans to address previously disclosed production problems. More: The Wall Street Journal
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