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Scottie Scheffler, the world’s No. 1 golfer at age 25, snared his first Masters Tournament championship in Augusta during a spectacular season of golf. He won by three strokes at 10 under par for the tournament. More: The New York Times, WCSC TV

Meanwhile on Daniel Island, Swiss star Belinda Bencic won her fifth Women’s Tennis Association Tour title at the Credit One Charleston Open this weekend. More: The Post and Courier, WCSC TV

In other headlines:

Charleston hotel industry added more than 500 rooms in 2021. After a slower 2020, the Charleston area’s inventory of hotel rooms grew at a faster clip last year, adding more than 500 new hotel rooms, according to an annual report. More: The Post and Courier

Charleston County seeking public input on affordable housing survey. Community leaders and affordable housing consultants are looking for public opinion to find out the specific needs of the Charleston community when it comes to affordable housing. More: WCSC TV

Charleston County paid nearly $15M for credits from stalled mitigation bank. Charleston County paid at least $14.8 million to reserve credits from a planned wetland mitigation bank whose future remains unclear. More: The Post and Courier 

Charleston County outreach events for National Community Development Week start today. Charleston County has outreach events planned all over the county beginning today, the start of National Community Development Week. More: WCSC TV

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