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Down on the Farm

Midlands Farm Tour Highlights Small Farms and the People Behind Them
Driving down Calks Ferry Road, it’s easy to get lost in the splendor of Lexington County’s farmland.

Music + Nightlife

Concerts in Columbia: May 19-May 25

Whitechapel has been together for a decade, churning out an ominous, unrelenting brand of deathcore that’s as brutal as it is skillful.
Where It's At: Columbia SC Club Calendar: May 18-25
Club Life: Faleka Singleton at Jonez of Columbia
Music Reviews: About Time’s The Sky Is Falling, But I Don’t Give a Damn

Food + Dining

Sauce and Pig Edition

Good news for local sauce fans: Free Times recently featured Gold Standards, a mustard-based barbecue sauce made by Columbia band Abacus, as our Bite of the Week.
Bite of the Week: Potstickers at Fuperman’s Potstickers
Drink of the Week: Kölumbianer
On Tap: Tour the Hangar — and the Horseshoe, Too

News + Opinion

Proposal Cuts Extra Animal Shelter Funds In Half

The City of Columbia is considering spending less additional money toward turning its animal shelter into a no-kill facility, which could prolong the conversion.
Local and State News: New Book Examines Corruption Case That Changed S.C. Politics
City Watch: Richland County’s Problems That Aren’t Richland County’s Fault
Growth & Development: As June Deadline Looms, Group Forms to Save Christine Apartments
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