The Agenda: 'Gun hoarder' stash hides thousands of stolen guns; Rental rates up; Thousands of unregulated dams

The legend of 'cutthroat' S.C. political campaigns



As state regulators police dams after this month's floods, The State reports on thousands of the structures that go unregulated by the government. Soruce: The State

Chesterfield County deputies say between 7-10,000 guns, many stolen, were found stashed in a Pageland-area property. County Sheriff Jay Brooks the cache looks like the work of a hoarder, and included other stolen items spread out over several tractor trailers nearby. Source: WLTX, WBTV

Former DHEC Director Catherine Templeton has resigned from a $235,000 per-year job she took with the State Ports Authority just months after joining the agency, saying it "does not meet her career goals." Source: P&C

The legend of South Carolina's celebrated tradition of "cutthroat campaigning" grows in a new Buzzfeed report by McKay Coppins, "Marco Rubio's 'Knife Fighters." Source: Buzzfeed

The cost of Charleston single-family home rentals jumped 16.5 percent from July-September, the fifth-highest increase in the nation. Source: P&C

Last week's announced closing of South Carolina's health insurance co-op is part of a national trend that's seeing the low-cost safety-net insurers under the Affordable Care Act not being able to keep up with their high-priced corporate counterparts. Source: WYFF, NYT

With nightlife and urban development issues up for debate in the mayoral election, more younger voters may have a say in who becomes the city's next leader. Source: P&C

You thought this year's election was negative? On the P&C opinion page this weekend, author and attorney Robert Rosen looks at "Charleston's rough-and-tumble campaigns for mayor." Source: P&C

P&C endorses North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey for another term. Source: P&C


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