The Columbia Metro Airport has removed a billboard-sized ad for gunmaker FN Manufacturing that read, “Yea, we carry.” Source: The State

Charleston is home to the lowest gas prices for regular unleaded in the nation. Source: AP

Perry Noble, the founder and senior minister of NewSpring Church who made waves a couple years back when he rewrote the Ten Commandments has been fired by leaders of the megachurch, citing alleged alcohol abuse. Source: PerryNoble.com Anderson Independent-Mail

P&C editorial: “The hard toll of easy gun access”

A year after the Confederate flag was removed from the Statehouse grounds, the Confederate flag, it’s still sitting folded in a box as state lawmakers and archivists work out display details. The state legislature did not allocate any money for the flag’s display this year. Source: The State

Mostly-peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters rallying across the state last night briefly closed I-126 in Columbia and threatened to close I-385 in Greenville. Source: AP, The State, Greenville News

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton tomorrow in New Hampshire. Source: NPR

A day after a sniper killed Dallas cops who were working a protest against the latest police killings of black men, S.C. State Sen. Katrina Shealy (R-Lexington) blamed the media for sensationalizing violence in America, putting forth a modest proposal to “shut down all media for one month except for weather reports.” Source: The State