S.C. Democrats are working to capitalize on openings created by Trump campaign missteps, including the GOP candidate’s criticism of the Khan family last week. Source: P&C

Despite nearby states having their voter ID laws nixed by federal judges recently, South Carolina’s law, implemented a couple years ago, appears to be safe. Source: Statehouse Report

Hannah Collins, the 11-year old Lowcountry girl who was fighting a brain-eating amoeba last week died on Friday night, her family says. Source: AP

Ties to Vice President Obama could end up hurting Democratic candidate for Congress Fran Person in a presidential election year as he challenges U.S. Rep. Mick Mulvaney. Source: The State

In an NFL first, the Carolina Panthers practiced with a high school team on Thursday during the team’s training camp at Wofford College, drawing more than 10,000 spectators as the pro team took reps with Spartanburg High School players. Source: Greenville Journal

Starbucks is reportedly planning to take over the old Bank of America building on Calhoun Street, one of the only modern buildings of its kind downtown. Source: P&C