Click or tap here for your In The Know video for Wednesday, Feb. 25. Today's rundown includes an explosive end to the trial in the death of Khalil Singleton, more rate hikes for Hargray customers, two more area fires overnight and Ridgeland-Hardeeville High School's bid in the Class 2-A Lower State championship this weekend.
Join assistant sports editor and golf reporter Stephen Fastenau at 11 a.m. for his weekly online golf chat, when he'll talk about the latest news and notes on the RBC Heritage Tournament presented by Boeing and Rory McIlroy's PGA Tour debut.
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A movie starring Robert DeNiro and Zac Efron is looking for extras for a Spring Break scene to be filmed on Tybee Island in April. Most of the movie is being filmed in Atlanta, but casting directors are looking for 18- to 25-year-old locals to populate their beach scene. We've got the details on how to apply.
Although today the skies look gross and dreary, nothing more than a little drizzle here and there is expected today, according to the National Weather Service. Temperatures will top out near 50 degrees today before dropping back down to about 38 degrees overnight.
Don't fret, though, tomorrow is supposed to be mostly sunny here while the Upstate and Midlands still battle wintry weather.
- As I Lay Lying: Columnist Liz Farrell writes that fact-checking has become a blood sport in the digital age, which means our lives are no longer ours to embellish.
- The display case protecting Howard's Rock at Clemson University was damaged early Wednesday morning, The Greenville News reports. The rock does not appear to be damaged, as it was in 2013, unlike the Gamecocks' pride was after the Tigers beat them in Memorial Stadium last fall.
- Gov. Nikki Haley and the state's congressional delegation are working to get a piece of the offshore-oil-drilling-revenue pie, though some coastal communities keep sprouting up to oppose any possible drilling, Bo Peterson writes for The Post and Courier.
- The Buzz at The State newspaper has a recap of the goings-on at the State House this week, though legislators get their own snow day today with all the winter weather in the area.