Video footage released late Thursday night documents the final minutes of the life of Jamal Sutherland, a mentally ill Black man, while detained at Charleston County’s Al Cannon Detention Center in January. Since then, the story has been profiled around the world. As civic and clergy leaders expressed outrage while calling for calm, Sutherland’s mother, Amy, told reporters, “I want us to view this tape, and I want us to learn what we don’t want to have happen again. … I don’t want any violence in my city.” More: Charleston City Paper, The Post and Courier, The New York Times
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Normal operations resume for hacked pipeline, operator says. The operator of the nation’s largest gasoline pipeline announced Saturday that it has resumed “normal operations,” delivering fuel to its markets, including a large swath of the East Coast. More: The Post and Courier
McKissick wins 3rd term as S.C. GOP chair over challenger Lin Wood. S.C. Republicans on Saturday selected Drew McKissick to lead them for a third term as chairman, turning away a challenge from a recent state transplant. More: The Associated Press
S.C. legislative session ends with more work to be done. More than enough bills on the floor in Columbia last week kept lawmakers busy as they finished up regular business with a flurry of last-minute activity. Big-interest bills are already teed up for next year. More: Statehouse Report
Uber, Lyft seeking drivers in Myrtle Beach, Charleston tourist markets. Uber and Lyft are in need of rideshare drivers in the Myrtle Beach and Charleston markets, prompting Uber to bump pay to $32.50 an hour and Lyft to lure drivers as far as Atlanta. More: The Post and Courier
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