Local and State News

Following Dense Crowds in 2015, Stage Will Be Moved for Famously Hot New Year

By Chris Trainor | Wednesday, October 19, 2016
Columbia’s Famously Hot New Year bash is on the move. Or at least its main stage is.
Local and State News

Lathren, Rickenmann to Face Off for City District 4

By Chris Trainor | Monday, October 24, 2016
The Columbia City Council District 4 slate is set.
Local and State News

SC’s Harrison in the Running for DNC Chair?

Plus, State Fair Sees Attendance Spike After Last Year, but Falls Short of Record
By Eva Moore | Monday, October 24, 2016
The day's news from Columbia, S.C.
Local and State News

SC GOP Chair Calls Trump’s Rigged Election Claims “Irresponsible”

State Democratic Leader Says the Republican Nominee is "the Titanic"
By Chris Trainor | Friday, October 21, 2016
South Carolina Republican Party Chairman Matt Moore dismissed the idea — perpetuated again and again by GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump — that the election process in the United States is compromised or “rigged.”
Local and State News

Sanford Warns Country Is ‘Playing with Dynamite’ in Election

Plus, DHEC Says Staffer Inserted Language Requiring Husband's Consent for Abortion
By Eva Moore | Friday, October 21, 2016
The day's news from Columbia, South Carolina
Local and State News

Haley Wants Info From Rec Commission Board

Plus, Graham Scoffs At Notion Election is "Rigged"
By Chris Trainor | Thursday, October 20, 2016
A look at headlines in Columbia and elsewhere.
Local and State News

Richland Council Says “No” to Tax Break for Bull Street Student Housing

Plus, Cops Make Arrest in Main Street Stabbing
By Chris Trainor | Wednesday, October 19, 2016
A look at headlines in Columbia and South Carolina.
Growth & Development

Microbrewery OK’d for Innovista Area

Columbia Craft Brewing Co. Has Trademarked “Famously Hopped”
By Eva Moore | Wednesday, October 12, 2016
The city’s zoning board has given a thumbs-up to a microbrewery slated for a rapidly developing area near the corner of Huger and Greene Streets.
USC & Higher Education

When W.E.B. DuBois Came to Columbia

By Rodney Welch | Wednesday, October 19, 2016
On Oct. 20, 1946, writer and NAACP co-founder W.E.B. DuBois told a young Columbia audience that the struggle for civil rights would soon be at their doorstep.
News. Brief.

Flooding Remains in Pee Dee After Hurricane

By Free Times | Wednesday, October 12, 2016
Days after Hurricane Matthew swept through South Carolina, portions of Dillon, Florence, Marion, Horry and Georgetown counties were flooded as the Little Pee Dee and Waccamaw rivers continued to rise.

USC’s President Gets Pay Raise, New Bonuses

Harris Pastides Will Get Bonuses Each Year He Stays Past His 10-Year Anniversary in Office
By Rodney Welch | Friday, August 19, 4:14 pm
University of South Carolina trustees voted Friday to give USC President Harris Pastides a $100,000 raise as well as ongoing retention bonuses that kick in every year after his reaches his 10th anniversary in office.


Fight The Power

‘Good Enough’ is Never Good Enough

By Preach Jacobs | Wednesday, September 28, 2016
City Watch

Lott, Discipline and the Deputy-Mama

By Kevin Fisher | Wednesday, October 19, 2016
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