PTR Industries, the latest gun manufacturer to move to South Carolina after its home state cracked down on firearms, tells FoxNews the Palmetto State has been wonderfully welcoming. The gunmaker relocated from Connecticut to Aynor, S.C.; its CEO says, "In Connecticut, we always felt like a dirty little secret. Down there [in S.C.], it’s very much the opposite."
Temperatures are returning to their more normal winter levels after the Polar Vortex: Indeed, as a WIS weatherman noted on Twitter, when the temperature climbed to 34 degrees around noon today, it marked the end of 39 straight hours below freezing in the Midlands.
Environmentalists and people living near the proposed site of a massive potato farm on the banks of the Edisto River opposed the farm at a public hearing Tuesday.
South Carolina is merging its unemployment benefits system with Georgia and North Carolina.
The Castle Summer Camps
Clown Camp: Ages 7-12. Week of July 28 • Zombie Camp: Ages 10-15. Week of August 4. $125 per camp, discounts for siblings! 2076 Hwy Church Rd. 803-309-5586. TheEventCastle@yahoo.com
$7 Special Summer Menu at Tony’s Downtown
Stop in and try our special $7 summer menu (tax and drink included!) at Tony’s Pizza & Italian Eatery, downtown Columbia. 1120 Washington St., Suite 2.
Trustus Theatre Presents Evil Dead, The Musical
This musical version of Sam Raimi’s cult classic films promises to serve up more humor than horror. You can read more and purchase your tickets here.
A Healthy Happy Hour
4-7 p.m at Good Life Cafe on Main St. Try our $4 local draft beers, $4 organic wine, 1/2 off select bottles of house wine and $5 handcrafted house cocktails with juices cold pressed and made daily. Click here for more info.
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. Click to find out how!
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18: