Friday, February 8, 2019

The Agenda: 51 years since Orangeburg Massacre; McMaster donor named in Trump inauguration subpoena

In 2017, Charleston County had highest number of murders in the state

Posted by Lauren Hurlock on Fri, Feb 8, 2019 at 11:50 AM

click to enlarge Henry Smith (L-R), Samuel Hammond Jr., and Delano Middleton were killed by S.C. National Guardsmen during a protest in 1968 - FILE
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  • Henry Smith (L-R), Samuel Hammond Jr., and Delano Middleton were killed by S.C. National Guardsmen during a protest in 1968
Today marks 51 years since the Orangeburg Massacre in 1968, when S.C. National Guard soldiers opened fire on protesters at a segregated bowling alley in Orangeburg, killing three and injuring dozens more. Source: P&C

A top donor to Gov. McMaster's campaign — Imaad Zuberi and his firm, Avenue Ventures — were named in a federal subpoena to the Trump inaugural committee related to donations "made by or on behalf of foreign nationals." Source: P&C

After a USA Today report analyzing wait times at VAs, they revealed that Charleston veterans can expect to wait five hours at the emergency room "from arrival to admittance". Source: WCSC

According to SLED, Charleston County, the third-most populous county in the state, had the highest number of murders in 2017 with 46 murders. Source: WCSC

The state has agreed to fund its portion of the I-526 completion, however, when and where the road will go is still murky. Source: West Of

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