Some Columbia City Council members — and especially Cameron Runyan — are upset with the way City Manager Teresa Wilson has handled the search for a new police chief. Wilson will brief Council on the process so far Tuesday.
An earthquake rattled South Carolina late Friday night. The magnitude 4.1 quake, centered in Edgefield, was felt as far away as Georgia. On Sunday, a 3.2 magnitude aftershock followed, but wasn't felt beyond 30 miles from Edgefield.
In a letter, Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott calls for the state Department of Corrections to drop its appeal of a recent court ruling and get to work fixing the way it treats mentally ill inmates.
The two winter storms over the past three weeks mean potholes will soon start popping up around the state.
After stirring up a fuss last week, S.C. Sen. Mike Fair quickly dropped his opposition to teaching students about natural selection and evolution. The Charleston City Paper takes an in-depth look at the whole mess. Parking garages, amirite? The State tells people there's going to be a lot more garage parking required as the city grows and densifies. People don't like it.
It's Presidents' Day. Lots of things are closed.
$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.
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.
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
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.
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: