Tuesday, August 27, 2013

The Agenda: GOP '16 short listers in SC; Blackbaud interim CEO; Cherokees rally around Brown

Beacon's iconic order caller dies at 71

Posted by Sam Spence on Tue, Aug 27, 2013 at 10:47 AM

Republican Govs. Scott Walker, Bobby Jindal, and Rick Perry flanked Gov. Nikki Haley at her re-election campaign kickoff in front of a crowd of about 60 in Greenville (or 300, depending who you talk to). [Greenville News, Reuters, P&C]

Kentucky Sen. Rand Paul and S.C. Sen. Tim Scott stopped at Congressman Jeff Duncan's barbecue that Duncan campaign officials estimate drew about 900 people. [P&C, WYFF]

Daniel Island software firm Blackbaud will promote its CFO to become the interim chief executive after outgoing CEO Marc Chardon steps down at the end of the month. [P&C]

Icon of Spartanburg's Beacon Drive-In, 71-year old J.C. Stroble passed away Monday night after complications resulting from a fall earlier this month. [Spart. Herald-Journal]

Members of the Cherokee tribe rallied around Dusten Brown, the biological father of "Baby Veronica," in a traditional friendship dance Monday n a reserve east of Tulsa. [Tulsa World]

In a rundown of 14 American cities that could disappear due to global warming, Huffington Post names Charleston, citing a 2007 CP piece looking at what rising waters could do to the Holy City. [HuffPo]


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