Diehard Apple fans started lining up outside the King Street Apple Store at 6:30pm Thursday for this morning’s release of the company’s new iPhone 5S and 5C. [P&C]

Asked by Politico if we can expect more “attention grabbing language” in the S.C. Republican primary for Lindsey Graham’s U.S. Senate seat, state Sen. Lee Bright said, “Oh, absolutely.” [Politico]

Mount Pleasant Mayor Billy Swails has reportedly floated the idea of a Francis Marion University satellite campus in the Charleston suburb and the Florence public college is said to be considering it. Don’t miss CP Managing Editor Chris Haire’s take. [P&C, Florence Morning News, CP]

Mediation is reportedly ongoing between Matt and Melanie Capobianco and 4-year old Veronica’s birth father, Dusten Brown, in a Tulsa courtroom. [P&C]

Reporters got their first look at how the new Gaillard Auditorium will look on Thursday as developers showed off a full-sized model of the facade of the new downtown performing arts center. [AP]

The Charleston Parks Conservancy and the Historic Charleston Foundation are kicking off a $5.2 million push for a major renovation of Colonial Lake that would include improvements to the lake’s drainage system, walkway, and landscaping.


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