Click or tap here for your In The Know video for Thursday, Feb. 19. Today's rundown includes more information about unlawful conduct charges against a Bluffton school bus attendant, the Bluffton parking plan and today's bone marrow donor drive on Hilton Head Island.
Assistant sports editor Stephen Fastenau hosts his weekly online golf chat at 11 a.m. Stop by with questions about everything from your game to local courses to the latest commitments to the RBC Heritage Tournament presented by Boeing.
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U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham heads to Iowa this week to wade a little deeper into the presidential-run waters, where he'll meet an electorate that political scientists say largely resembles that of Palmetto State's, The Post and Courier writes.
While Graham struggles to break through the bottom of the dozen or so GOP contenders for 2016, he's ranking near the top of another list â€" a new report finds Graham has the eighth-highest rate of missing votes among members of the U.S. Senate.
We're in full winter-jacket mode today and tomorrow, with temperatures expected to top out at 40 degrees both days, according to the National Weather Service. To top it off, winds of up to 20 mph will whip through the area all afternoon and cut right through that nice scarf grandma knitted for you ages ago.
Hey, at least we're not the Midlands and Upstate, where frigid and icy weather just won't seem to let go and is wreaking havoc on power lines and school days.
- All right, all right, all riiiiiight: Yale University researches are studying why smoking marijuana gives people the munchies.
- South Carolina universities are one step closer to getting to use state-owned planes to visit and recruit athletes â€" so long as they reimburse the state with money that doesn't come from taxpayers, The State newspaper reports from Columbia.
- Close call: An 89-year-old U.S. Marine veteran in Charleston recounts the tale of when he was shot in the head by a Japanese sniper during the bloody battle for Iwo Jima in 1945. The bullet fortunately only grazed the Marine's head as it tore through his helmet, he showed The Post and Courier.
- Our photographer Theophil Syslo caught some very moving images from an Ash Wednesday service at St. Peter's Catholic Church on Lady's Island.