Thursday’s Morning Rush

Local News
  • 19 year old John Whitlock is expected in bond court today. He faces multiple charges after authorities say he stole a woman’s purse in North Charleston and was also involved in a shootout with police Wednesday. 
  • Former Chief Financial Officer of Berkeley County School District has been sentenced to 63 months in prison. Wednesday, a judge also ordered him to pay more than $1 million to the district. 
  • Education Secretary Betsy Devos is heading to South Carolina today. She will visit schools in Florence County with Congressman Tom Rice and State Superintendent Molly Spearman. 
  • Vice President Mike Pence is also heading to South Carolina today. Senator Tim Scott will join him in Columbia for a tour of an opportunity zone. Those zones are Scott’s provision in the 2017 Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. Both Pence and Scott will speak after the tour.

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