It's probably going to snow 2 to 4 inches in the Midlands tomorrow!
Ashley Landess, executive director of the South Carolina Policy Council, will appear on an upcoming segment of the Daily Show. She'll talk about South Carolina's refusal to accept federal money to expand Medicaid — a position she supports. She told The State she doesn't know when the piece will air. And lest you think Landess isn't in on the jokes that Jon Stewart and company are likely to make at her expense, she told the paper she doesn't mind — as long as her message gets out: "If they are going to make fun of me a little bit? Please. You know that there are anonymous bloggers who get paid in this state to talk about how tired I look. At least Jon Stewart will be clever about it."
South Carolina will keep its coveted "first in the South" primary status for the 2016 presidential election.
Recently elected South Carolina GOP Rep. Tom Rice has joined the No Labels campaign, which aims to develop policy ideas that Democrats, Republicans and independents can all agree upon.
Darius Rucker won a Grammy for Best Country Solo Performance for a cover of "Wagon Wheel."
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.
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.
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.
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: