Wednesday, December 27, 2017

The Agenda: Cold and getting colder; Hemp pilot farmers chosen; Learning nuclear lessons

Port truck drivers unionize

Posted by Sam Spence on Wed, Dec 27, 2017 at 11:33 AM

click to enlarge North Charleston kids were treated to a little 'snow' early this month as part of the city's annual pre-holiday celebrations - CITY OF NORTH CHARLESTON
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  • North Charleston kids were treated to a little 'snow' early this month as part of the city's annual pre-holiday celebrations

As freezing temps sweep across the U.S., colder weather could also be headed toward the Lowcountry and could bring some freezing rain with it on Thursday night. Source: P&C

S.C. ranked #10 in terms of numeric growth between 2016-2017 according to new Census estimates, with nearly 65,000 new residents over the last year. Source: AP

South Carolina may learn lessons on nuclear expansion that states like Florida learned the hard way after a nuclear project there failed nuclear expansion prompted policy change. Source: P&C

Former Charleston-area state Rep. Chip Limehouse and former Clemson football coach Danny Ford are two of the 20 people chosen to take part in a hemp farming pilot program to test drive the cultivation of the plant similar to marijuana that's used for textiles. Source: P&C

Truck drivers that move cargo between the port and rail yards in North Charleston have voted to organize, joining the Teamsters. Source: P&C


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