The Agenda: Game day in the desert; Charleston gets a new mayor; Arson inquiry at Slager's home

Muslim woman escorted from Rock Hill Trump rally



Clemson and Alabama play for it all tonight in Phoenix in the inaugural College Football Playoff Championship. Kick is at 8:30 P.M. on ESPN. Source: SB Nation

A muslim woman was escorted out of a Donald Trump rally in Rock Hill on Friday for standing in silent protest during the Republican frontrunner's speech. Source: Charlotte Observer

Wall Street Journal dateline North Charleston: "Jeb Bush alumni pound the pavement for his campaign"

The Democratic presidential debate scheduled for this weekend may be a two-candidate affair under new YouTube/NBC News rules that could make it hard for Martin O'Malley to qualify for the event. Source: WSJ

Edith Childs, the Greenwood County woman who coined the "Fired up! Ready to Go!" slogan used by the Obama campaign, will attend the State of the Union address tomorrow as a guest of the first lady. Source: AP

North Charleston Mayor Keith Summey says that in order to remove the appearance of a conflict of interest, he will no longer vote on matters brought before city council by the development company that employs his son. Elliott Summey is the mayor's son and is also the chair of Charleston County Council. Mayor Summey's daughter, Annie, is a magistrate judge. Source: P&C

Incoming Charleston Mayor John Tecklenburg says he'll start work on West Ashley development plans as soon as he's sworn into office. Source: P&C

Firefighters responded to an apparent attempted arson at the Hanahan home of former North Charleston police officer Michael Slager on Friday night. Slager's family is currently living elsewhere while he remains in confinement awaiting trial for the murder of Walter Scott. Source: P&C


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