Winter is joining South Carolina early, in time for some fried turkey and sweet potatoes. In the Lowcountry, the National Weather Service has issued a freeze watch from this evening until Wednesday morning. Temperatures are expected to dip as low as 28 degrees Fahrenheit inland and hover around the 30s along the coast. In the Upstate and Midlands, look for hazardous weather conditions as temperatures should fall to the mid-20s. By Wednesday, daytime conditions should be in the mid-50s. More: The Post and Courier, WISTV, The Orangeburg Times & Democrat
In other headlines:
Nuclear plant in S.C. remains offline after malfunction. A week after a malfunction sparked a fire at V.C. Summer nuclear plant in Jenkinsville, the plant remains offline. About 250,000 customers in the state receive power from the plant but it has other generation available when nuclear operations are offline. Dominion Energy officials have not provided a timeline for when it will return to service. More: The Post and Courier
Calculator says S.C. has great air quality but bad for abortion rights. A new quality-of-life calculator looks at why people are moving to certain states and what those states have to offer. Take the quiz or just see where South Carolina ranks. More: The New York Times
19 holes discovered at Charles Pinckney National Historic Site. Park officials say a person likely used a metal detector and dug 19 holes at the Charles Pinckney National Historic Site on Sullivan’s Island this month. It is both illegal to dig at a national site and use a metal detector. The site is the former plantation of one of the signers of the U.S. Constitution, Charles Pinckney. More: AP News
Charleston Port records 8th month of record volumes. For eight months in a row, The state Ports Authority has reported record volumes at the Port of Charleston. The authority reported moving 234,923 TEUs — an industry measurement equivalent to a 20-foot container — at Wando Welch Terminal, North Charleston Terminal and Hugh K. Leatherman Terminal. More: Charleston Regional Business Journal
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