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The Playlist: Live Review: Jack White

FT Roundup: Everyone Talking about Video of S.C. Trooper Shooting Unarmed Man

Nibbles and Sips: Columbia Resident Vying for Big Dough in Sandwich Contest

The Side Line: Positive Takeaways From the Missouri Loss

Arts Beat: Brooklyn Rider Tears It Up at USC School of Music

Special Sections

Bites & Sights Columbia SC Visitors Guide Fall 2014


Local and State News: Columbia Police to Seek National Accreditation for First Time Since 2008

Drink of the Week: Blanche de Bruxelles

Editor's Picks

Growth & Development: As COMET Bus System Expands, Some Longtime Riders Are Vexed

Local and State News: USC Wins Bid for 300 Acres Off Bluff Road

This Just In: A Recall Initiative for South Carolina?

Local and State News: Rock On: City Could Place Rocking Chairs on Main Street

Music + Nightlife

How Charlotte’s Matrimony and Others Boil Down Southernness to Find Mainstream Success

Things are looking good for Charlotte’s Matrimony. The country-ish, folk-ish band has a record, Montibello Memories, out via mainstream giant Columbia Records.

Food + Dining

Blanche de Bruxelles

Yes, we know, it’s the season for Oktoberfest beers and pumpkin beers and all things spiced and fall-themed.
Chew on This!: Try Some Liver Nips

Arts + Lifestyle

Ajax in Iraq Explores Consequences of War

Mankind has waged war since the dawn of time, and the collateral damage on warriors and their loved ones after the battle is done has been profound.

On The Cover

Driving the Debate?

What Outsider Candidates Mean for the S.C. Governor’s Race
Tom Ervin is at the Irmo Lizard’s Thicket to talk to about 40 voters who showed up for his “town hall” campaign event, lured there by the promise of a free meal or a fresh message.


Openings in Columbia SC: Annabelle, Gone Girl, Left Behind

Quasi-prequel to last year’s terrifying The Conjuring concerns a doll that is possessed by a malevolent force.
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