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The Charleston International Airport you know and fly through will be changing a lot over the next decade. The airport submitted plans that include a new concourse, more parking, and expanded ticketing counters. The new construction is to accommodate growth over the next eight years, from nearly four million to eight million passengers. Source: P&C

Michael Slager has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to hear his case, petitioning the court to weigh in on whether Slager’s due process was violated. Similar appeals to district court have already failed. Source: WCSC

Charleston County election officials want a 50 percent pay increase – to just $9,000 a year. Charleston County’s election board is paid twice as much as officials in Berkeley County. Some County Council members argued that the pay increase should go to the poll workers because of the issues that arise when there aren’t enough poll workers. During the election in 2018, some polling places saw long lines because a reported 200 expected poll workers didn’t show up. Source: P&C

Mayor Tecklenburg joined the mayors of Columbia, Greenville, Myrtle Beach, and Rock Hill to sign a letter addressed to state senators in support of moving the Carolina Panthers’ HQ from Charlotte to S.C. Source: WCSC