Leaders in the South Carolina General Assembly say they have the votes to pass a long debated government-restructuring bill, The State reports. The deal would abolish the Budget and Control Board and cede most state administration responsibilities to the governor’s office.
SLED is investigating South Carolina’s fourth online data security breach since 2012, The State reports. This one is at the Department of Employment and Workforce and involves the download of sensitive personal data for 4,000 South Carolinians.
State Sen. Lee Bright (R-Spartanburg), who happens to be U.S. Sen. Lindsay Graham’s loudest primary opponent, has called for the impeachment of a federal judge in Utah who recently struck down that state’s same-sex marriage ban, Charleston City Paper reports.
State Rep. Andy Patrick, a Hilton Head Republican, has entered the race for state superintendent of education. He’s competing against Republican Gary Burgess of Pendleton and Democrats Montrio Belton of Fort Mill and Rep. Mike Anthony of Union for the office currently held by Republican Mick Zais, who is retiring at the end of his first term, The Island Packet reports.
Former Gamecock running back Kenny Miles issued a statement Wednesday, admitting the Nov. 4 incident, which he initially told police was an armed robbery gone awry actually, had been a suicide attempt. Miles says he’d been diagnosed with clinical depression and anxiety, according to WOLO.
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. Learn and hone audition skills, monologues, and scenes from Shakespeare and modern works! Contact Katie Mixon with questions about scholarships and applications: PKatieMixon@gmail.com.
Back to School Tattoo Specials
Magnum Ink is offering 1/2 off all tattoos for students over 18 as well as 2 for $60 on letters or numbers for state employees. 1405 Rushmore Road, Suite B, right off of Broad River.
A two-day outdoor art and crafts show celebrating its 38th year. Being held on September 5 & 6, 2014, Click for details
Delicious Downtown Breakfast
Tony’s is open for breakfast every day from 7:30-10:30! Conveniently located on Washington St. right off Main. Stop in for something filling and delicious before work! Follow us for updates on specials.
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.
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.
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Pool Cleaning-Full and part time available. Must have a clean driving record, be organized and have a professional appearance. Starting Pay is $10.00 per hr, please call for an interview, please bring a copy of your Driving record and a list of all past employers with duration of employment listed as well as telephone numbers for references. Cal 803-865-1200
U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Company seeking carpenters, plumbers, masons work is year around with a 40 year old company. Starting pay is $10.00 but experienced individuals will be compensated accordingly. Must have a clean driving record and must bring a copy of your driving record to the interview. Please call 803-865-1200.
Real Estate Spotlight
Mungo Homes. Celebrating 60 years of our family building for your family. mungo.com