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Charleston County said it spent about $30 million on its new recycling center last year, but millions more were actually spent after the cost of changes mounted to nearly $8 million more. Source: P&C

A white, 42-year-old Fort Jackson drill instructor was charged with third-degree assault after an angry confrontation with a Black man caught on video. Source: AP

President Joe Biden has announced plans to completely withdraw U.S. troops from Afghanistan by Sept. 11, 2021, the 20th anniversary of the terrorist attacks that led to America’s subsequent military operations in the country. Source: AP, Politico

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham called Biden’s decision “dumber than dirt,” and said the move could lead to more terrorist attacks. Source: Yahoo

NYT column: “I Fought in Afghanistan. I Still Wonder, Was It Worth It?”

NYT profile of Holly Hill-based Estelle Colored Glass: “Stephanie Hall, the founder of Estelle Colored Glass, wants to brighten up your cabinet of coupes and wine glasses.”