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New federal data shows the percentage of South Carolina residents who are taking prescription medication for mental health reasons has nearly doubled over the past two years. Source: WBTW-TV

Charleston County Republicans reportedly packed a North Charleston hotel ballroom on Monday night to hear from Lin Wood, the Trump-supporting challenger to the state Republican Party’s chairman. Wood’s supporters reportedly wore T-shirts that read, “Win with Lin.” Source: P&C

Bill under consideration in the S.C. Statehouse that would ban transgender athletes from sports could cost the state chances to host NCAA championship events. Source: The State

A University of South Carolina professor is among the experts who testified during the trial of former Minneapolis cop Derek Chauvin, charged in the death of George Floyd last year. Source: WCBD-TV

A police officer in a Minneapolis suburb accidentally shot and killed a man during a traffic stop on Sunday, officials from Brooklyn Center Police Department said. The officer reportedly intended to use a Taser during the interaction that left 20-year-old Daunte Wright dead. Source: AP

ICYMI: “SC leads nation in new insurance marketplace enrollments.” Source: City Paper

Despite the recent cold snap, South Carolina farms say crops are still on the way for a spring harvest. Source: Aiken Standard