Columbia Free Times
This Just In

Some City Council Members Upset Over Police Chief Search

Plus, Aftershocks Felt
By Eva Moore
Monday, February 17, 2014 |
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.



comments powered by Disqus
Subscribe to Free Times Newsletters
Featured Messages
SEARCH FREE TIMES

Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18:

The Southern Belly BBQ

1332 Rosewood Dr., 803-667-9533

Columbia

southernbellybbq.com

Il Giorgione
 Pizzeria & Wine Bar

2406 Devine St., 803-521-5063
Columbia


ilgiorgione.com

Terra
100 State St., 803-791-3443
West Columbia
terrasc.com

Cafe Strudel

300 State St., 803-794-6634

West Columbia

cafestrudel.com

Blue Marlin

1200 Lincoln St.
, 803-799-3838

The Vista, Columbia

bluemarlincolumbia.com

Featured Jobs
Real Estate Spotlight
Featured Apartments
Marketplace
Home Real Estate Classifieds Rant + Rave | Photos Movies | Archives Contact