[image-1] Have some extra cash burning a hole in your pocket? S.C. legislators are ready to hear formal bids for Santee Cooper. According to AP, there are about two dozen parties interested to varied degrees. A note for prospective buyers: the utility would come with its $8 billion in debt. Source: AP

In case you missed it: a single-use plastic ban passed its first reading in the Charleston City Council. Included in the ban are plastic bags, foam containers, and plastic straws, with a few exemptions. Source: City Paper

This summer, the College of Charleston will start offering graduate-level degrees in data science and analytics. Source: P&C

Starting on Mon., Nov. 19, mopeds in S.C. need to be registered with the DMV. Source: Dillon Herald