Jimmy Kimmel featured Tuesday night’s infamous run-in with Jim Cantore in a bit Wednesday night with a fake Charleston and fake Jim Cantore, complete with CofC name-dropping and all.

A craft and micro-brewery equipment manufacturer is one of a handful of states to be a part of a federal pilot program to prevent abuse of the SNAP food stamps program. [SC Radio]


The Ravenel Bridge is expected to re-open early this afternoon after being closed for a day during yesterday’s ice storm. Meanwhile, I-526 remains gridlocked as people try to escape from east of the Cooper. [P&C]

Nancy Mace,one of three challengers to U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, says she’s raised $400,000 so far in 2014. Incumbent Graham had nearly $7 million in the bank at last check. [The State]

South Carolina ranks about as low as they come in terms of disclosing business incentives, scoring just one out of 100 from the D.C.-based group Good Jobs First, which call’s S.C.’s level of disclosure “the bare minimum.” [The State]

From the Opinion pages by Cindi Scoppe, wagging the finger at state lawmakers about the long and short-term costs of being the nation’s dump: “South Carolina should learn from Safety-Kleen debacle”