Make room on your trophy case – Charleston was ranked as the number one city by readers of Travel + Leisure … again. This marks the seventh year running the Holy City has taken home the top spot in the U.S., and number 12 worldwide. Source: Travel + Leisure

Joe Cunningham has reportedly raised more than $615,000 in the second quarter, bringing his cash on hand to nearly a million dollars. Source: The State

Apparently Sen. Lindsey Graham is trying to get President Trump to admit climate change is real and that the solution for the impending global crisis should be innovation, not legislation. Source: P&C

After Charleston passed a law regulating short term rentals like AirBnB, Mount Pleasant is making moves to do the same. The regulations include that there be no more than one percent of dwellings, or about 400, in S.C.’s fourth largest city. Source: P&C

Tropical storm Barry is eyeing the Gulf and could become the season’s first hurricane by Friday. Source: CNN