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Cover Story: Who is Skip Holbrook?

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The Side Line: USC vs Georgia


Tales from the Script: Too Many Zombies, Not Enough Time in “Z Nation”

Tales from the Script: Hardy gets a Puppy, Bids Farewell to Gandolfini in “The Drop”

FT Happenings: Greek Festival; SC Pride; Fall Festival at State Museum

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FT Roundup: Debate Rages Over Who Has Authority to Suspend Indicted House Speaker

The Playlist: Interview: OXYxMORON

Nibbles and Sips: California Dreaming Celebrates 30 Years

The Playlist: After Delays, Columbia’s New Music Farm Will Open on Tuesday

This Just In: House Speaker Bobby Harrell Suspended After Indictment (Updated)

Editor's Picks

Music Feature: With Help From His Friends, Aaron Graves Battles His Cancer

Cover Story: Lessons from Ferguson

Club Life: Bill Skipper at Capital Club

Best of Columbia: Best of Columbia 2014 Index (Including Video)


Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike Play Trustus Theatre

What is Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike? Besides being a mouthful, it’s a Tony-winning Christopher Durang play that’s opening the 30th season at Trustus Theatre.

News + Opinion

S.C. Hemp Farming Law Needs Fixes

It’s now legal to grow hemp in South Carolina. But it’s unclear how a person would go about doing so.

Food + Dining

Highland Brewing’s Clawhammer

September is time for Munich’s great beer festival, Oktoberfest, and fun-loving people around the world enjoy the beer style made famous by this festival.
Bite of the Week: Gulf Redfish at Saluda’s

Arts + Lifestyle

Marcelo Novo, Eric Miller Return to Columbia with Reflective Work

There seems to be a theme of the prodigal artist running through Columbia’s galleries this season.


Openings in Columbia SC: Dolphin Tale 2, No Good Deed, The Drop

One of James Gandolfini’s last performances came in this gritty and ambitious crime saga.

On The Cover

Who is Skip Holbrook?

Columbia’s New Police Chief Takes on Tough Job
Columbia Police Chief William “Skip” Holbrook’s office at 1 Justice Square is a lot like the chief himself: neat, orderly, unassuming, everything in its place.
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