The Gamecocks beat the Wisconsin Badgers in the Capital One Bowl on New Year's Day. It was the last game for defensive end Jadeveon Clowney, who's headed for the NFL draft. Also leaving: quarterback Connor Shaw, who's finished out his time at the school; he was named MVP for the game. Columnist Ron Morris called Shaw "the best quarterback in program history."
Official numbers aren't in yet, but one of the organizers of the Famously Hot New Year's Eve celebration told The State he thinks the event drew a few thousand people more than last year's 25,000 attendees. City cops arrested five people for "disorderly conduct, drunkenness and public urination in and around the party," a number they said was small for such a large event.
South Carolina has an official Sword of State. However, it's been missing for more than 70 years, reports the AP.
Tuomey Hospital in Sumter could be forced to close, say its attorneys, if it's forced to pay the $237 million federal prosecutors are seeking after the hospital was found guilty of defrauding Medicare earlier this year. Here's an overview of the case.
These are not the bones you're looking for: For the second time, search crews looking for two recently-missing women in Horry County have stumbled upon human remains. The latest remains appear to belong to a 20-year-old male and have been there for some time.
Relaxation, Pain Management, and Stress Relief
Licensed massage therapist Allison Morris of AMR Massage offers 50% off your first session and every 5th session free of charge. Click here for location, hours, and more information.
Happy Hour and Sushi Specials All Week
Red Bowl in Lexington now has great early bird and late night sushi specials 7 days a week, as well as 99-cent kids meals on Saturdays! Click here for special information and hours.
Make Your Own Beer and Wine!
Come get started on your “liquid hobby” and help us celebrate our 46th year in the Columbia area. Bet Mar Liquid Hobby Shop: 736 St. Andrews Road.
Accepting Applications for Shakespeare’s Kidz!
Students ages 10-16 are invited to join South Carolina Shakespeare’s new youth company, with classes running September 20th-December 11th followed by a final performance. Contact Katie Mixon with questions about scholarships and applications: PKatieMixon@gmail.com.
Brew Pub Site Available
3520 Augusta Road, West Columbia. Click for more information.
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U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Wing Zone is now hiring for experienced delivery drivers, cooks & cashiers. Apply in person @ 132 Assembly St. or call 803-933-9464.