by Sam Spence
Democrats propose independent hacking inquiry
Prominent Democratic lawmakers held joint press conferences in North Charleston and Columbia Thursday to call for an independent investigation of the state Department of Revenue in the wake of the September security breach.
Sources: Post and Courier, Live 5 News/AP, The State
Related: S.C. officials can't track hacking victims
College of Charleston expected to approve jump to Colonial Athletic Association
The move from the Southern Conference to the Colonial Athletic Association, expected to be approved by the College's board of trustees Friday, will cost the school at least $900,000 in exit and transition fees to both conferences.
Sources: Post and Courier
Charleston may make rules allowing internet gambling shops
Charleston city attorneys are recommending that controversial internet gambling cafes be allowed to open away from churches and schools. Critics of the shops say they are just modern versions of outlawed video poker machines.
Sources: Live 5 News
Hall of Famer Wade Boggs to headline Riverdogs banquet
Legendary major league third baseman Wade Boggs will deliver the guest address at the Charleston Riverdogs' annual Hot Stove Banquet. The team is auctioning off two tickets to the banquet per week until the end of January.
Holtz to address USC December grads
Former Gamecocks coach Lou Holtz will be the commencement speaker at the University of South Carolina's December 17 graduation ceremony.
Sources: The State
Boeing grant will benefit Charleston STEM programs
A $100,000 Boeing grant to the USC College of Engineering will expand science, technology, engineering, and math programs in four Charleston-area middle schools.
Sources: Charleston Regional Business Journal