Three men under the age of 21 filmed themselves digging up and smashing sea turtle eggs on Folly Beach, according to S.C. Department of Natural Resources. The agency said their actions caused 71 out of 90 eggs in the nest not to hatch. The men could face jail time or fines up to $2,000 each. More: WCBD
In other headlines:
Wife of fallen S.C. Army Ranger recalls his bravery. Sgt. 1st Class Christopher Celiz of Summerville will posthumously receive the Medal of Honor today from President Joe Biden. His wife Katie Celiz will accept the award on his behalf. More: The Post and Courier
S.C. State readies for Biden’s Friday visit. Democrats are rallying in Charleston, Republicans are planning on skipping, S.C. State’s campus is readying, and historically Black colleges and universities are hoping for more federal funding all ahead of President Joe Biden’s first visit to South Carolina since his 2020 win. More: WISTV, The Greenville News
Westinghouse gets tax breaks for Richland Co. investment. The nuclear fuel-making arm of Westinghouse Electric Company in Richland County near Columbia was approved for a 30-year tax break on a $131 million investment into its manufacturing plant. The expansion announcement comes after recent leaks and spills at the plant. More: The Post and Courier, Columbia Business Report, The State
Rodney Scott BBQ book among ‘Best Cookbooks of 2021.’ Lowcountry pitmaster Rodney Scott’s books “Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ: Every Day Is a Good Day” offers a foundation of sauces and rubs in the spirit of one of South Carolina’s barbecue types. More: The New York Times
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