Charleston-native pro tennis player Shelby Rogers admits even she’s surprised that she’s reached the quarterfinals of the French Open, becoming what Sports Illustrated calls “the story of the tournament.” She faces 4th-ranked Garbiñe Muguruza. Source: NYT

The State has a scorching report documenting, one after another, the shortfalls of state government over the weekend: “How SC’s leaders have failed South Carolinians”

A PBS Stateline report notes that South Carolina outpaces other states in the number of people who die from homicide. Source: PBS

Gov. Nikki Haley will endorse the Republican challengers looking to pick off influential GOP state Senators Hugh Leatherman and Luke Rankin. Source: AP

Ralph Ketner, a co-founder of North Carolina-based Food Lion and father of Charleston businessman Linda Ketner, passed away over the weekend at the age of 95. Source: Charlotte Observer

Sana Hamze, the 17-year old Muslim high school student who was denied a religious allowance to be able to attend the Citadel and wear a hijab, will instead attend Norwich University, a private military college in Vermont. Hamze says she wants to be an officer in the U.S. Navy. Source: Washington Post

The P&C caught up with former Congressman Bob Inglis, who was swept out of office by the tea party wave in 2010, and has been spending his time since then leading the Energy and Enterprise Initiative at George Mason University meeting with Republican lawmakers who he says believe climate change science, but can’t admit it for political reasons. Source: P&C

Vice President Joe Biden is reportedly vacationing on Kiawah Island this week. Source: P&C

S.C. AARP Director Teresa Arnold in the P&C: “Consumers keep footing the bill for nuclear project”