The Agenda: NYT's "36 Hours In Charleston"; Clemson turbine center dedicated; Locals remember JFK

Oops, Dreamlifter lands at wrong Kansas airport

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The New York Times' "36-hours in" traveling to-do column gets the Charleston treatment this week. Highlights: Stops at Market Pavilion rooftop, Two Boroughs, Alluette's, Mt. P's Waterfront Park, and more. [NYT]

AAA Carolinas officials say Thanksgiving travel next week should inch up from last year in time for one of the final big weekends of the year in tourism-heavy coastal areas. [AP, Sun News]

About 1,000 people were on hand yesterday, including an undersecretary at the Department of Energy, for the dedication of the $110 million SCE&G Energy Innovation Center on the Navy Yard in North Charleston. [P&C, AP]

While in Scottsdale, Arizona this week for the Republican Governors Association annual meeting, Gov. Nikki Haley indicated tepid support for U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham's re-election, stopping short of an endorsement, but expressing appreciation for Graham's work during her time as governor. [CNN, The State]

Having contracted with a New Hampshire grocery company to supply their remaining stores, The Pig is closing its 612,000-square-foot distribution facility near Summerville off I-26. [P&C]

A Boeing pilot who landed the company's modified 747 cargo jet known as the Dreamlifter at the wrong runway in Wichita, Kansas, said confusing flight paths around three local airports led him to land mistakenly at a smaller nearby airport. [NPR/AP]

A Citadel graduate and a retired Navy lieutenant who lives on Isle of Palms remember their roles in President John F. Kennedy's various memorials and remembrances in Washington, D.C. after his assassination 50 years ago today. [P&C, Live 5]

A tour of the Lowcountry left quite an impression on federal Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, who visited Bull Island in the Cape Romain Wildlife Refuge on Wednesday. [AP]

Mayor Joe Riley is recuperating from successful surgery on his left hip Wednesday that will take him out of commission for an undetermined amount of time. [P&C, AP]

State investigators say they still aren't sure what exactly caused September's Front Street fire in Georgetown, but they have ruled out arson. [AP]


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