Monday, July 28, 2014

The Agenda: No Stone in S.C.; No 'Southern Charm' before election; No rest on Gaillard construction

French says he was offered $30k to leave race

Posted by Sam Spence on Mon, Jul 28, 2014 at 11:02 AM

Probably a foregone conclusion since they haven't been seen filming here yet, but while Bravo hasn't yet set an air date for the new season of "Southern Charm," but producers say the new season of the show, which T-Rav has already committed to, won't air before the November general election. [The State]

T-Rav does want to meet with his three fellow candidates at nearly a dozen debates between now and the election. [ABC News 4]

From the Florence (pop. 37,000) opinion pages pages: "No need for cities to get upset with Uber"

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Stone Brewing Co. won't be coming to the Carolinas, it was revealed last week after new Greensboro, N.C. alt-weekly Triad City Beat reported that local officials were told last week the company is shifting its focus to locations in Ohio and Virginia. [G'ville, Triad City Beat]

New College of Charleston President Glenn McConnell emptied his campaign account last week, doling out $260,000 to charitable causes, including $110,000 to the CofC Foundation. [P&C]

Crews will continue working on the new Gaillard Center seven days a week, 16-hours a day on weekdays, to help the project toward its April 2015 completion date. [P&C]

Libertarian candidate for governor Steve French says he was offered $30,000 to leave the four-way race where Gov. Nikki Haley is seeking re-election. [Anderson Independent Mail]

The governor will meet with officials from Atlantic Beach on Tuesday, two months after she called for an end to the annual Atlantic Beach Bike Fest, during which, eight confirmed shootings killed three in Myrtle Beach. [Sun News]

Voters in James Island will head to the polls tomorrow for local elections for mayor and town council. [P&C]

A half-million purple martins that usually roost near Lake Murray, S.C. on their way south, usually a tourist draw this time of year, are reportedly spread out instead between Lake Monticello in the Midlands and Lake Moultrie at the head of the Cooper River. [NPR]

Crews begin work today to finish the West Ashley Circle, a long-awaited project that will join the existing quarter of the circle, where the Walmart is near Glenn McConnell Parkway, with three new portions constructed around the intersection of Bees Ferry Rd. [Live 5]


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