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Sunday likely will be a bleary day across the South as a winter storm dumps snow and ice across the region. In the Midlands, heavy ice is expected Sunday, while there’s already a winter storm watch in the Greenville area. South Carolina’s coast faces rain throughout the day.

Bottom line: Keep off the roads when there’s ice. Stay inside. Enjoy a hot bowl of soup or a toddy. More: The New York Times, The State, The Post and Courier, USA Today, WCBD TV, Greenville News

In other headlines:

Former USC provost leading candidate to become school’s next president. Former University of South Carolina Provost Michael Amiridis is expected to become the school’s next president, The Post and Courier has learned. More: The Post and Courier, The State, The Daily Gamecock 

Charleston’s Vesey statue taken down for restoration. The statue was unveiled in Hampton Park in 2014. It honors the formerly enslaved man who bought his freedom, opened a carpentry shop in the city and was later hanged. More: The Post and Courier

Sutherland family still seeking charges, change a year after S.C. inmate’s death. The family of a mentally ill Black man who died after South Carolina jail employees repeatedly stunned him and then kneeled on his back until he stopped breathing is still seeking criminal charges a year later. More: Charleston City Paper, Associated Press, WCSC TV, The Post and Courier

Longtime S.C. teachers advocate launches bid for state superintendent. Republican Kathy Maness, executive director of the Palmetto State Teachers Association and longtime advocate for S.C. teachers, is running to replace retiring state Superintendent Molly Spearman. More: The Post and Courier, The State 

Cruise passengers ready to get back to normal as ships return to Charleston. Cruise ship enthusiasts remained undaunted on Jan. 13 as the Carnival Sunshine left Union Pier Terminal in downtown Charleston for its first voyage in nearly two years. More: The Post and Courier 

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