Columbia City Council is not planning to take a second vote on the proposed minor-league baseball stadium this week. Last week, Mayor Steve Benjamin called for more civil, respectful city dialogue, and he's made that the theme of this week's meeting. Ironically, it's Benjamin who some colleagues say has made Council less civil. Mayoral attaché Michael Wukela told WIS the baseball vote could come as early as April 1.
Did you know the Midlands has an indoor football team? Well, it does now. The Capital City Revolt, the slated fifth member of the Ultimate Indoor Football League, has not yet posted a roster or schedule — it won't actually start playing until 2015 — but it has posted pics of some sweet uniforms.
Parade Magazine has named Columbia's A'ja Wilson the Player of the Year. The high school basketball star, a Heathwood Hall senior, hasn't yet decided where she'll attend college.
An underground nuclear waste dump in New Mexico "remains shuttered indefinitely a month after a mysterious radioactive leak stopped shipments from sites nationwide," the Greenville News reports, and that's thrown into doubt the fate of nuclear waste from the Savannah River Site that was supposed to be headed there.
The man who founded one of the groups tasked with rolling out school choice for kids with disabilities has a rocky financial history, according to The State's Jamie Self. In 2009, a couple sued Jeff Davis, of Palmetto Kids First, saying he misled them "on how $950,000 they invested in 2008 to buy stock in a bank would be used" ... "According to court proceedings, some of the couple’s money went to Davis’ business and personal expenses."
3LAU on Sunday, October 26th and the Unofficial Skrillex Mothership Tour After-Party on the 27th. More information and tickets for both can be found here. VIP tables available.
$10 Spa Specials!
Join us for 60-minute facials, microdermabrasion, bikini waxing, and more for only $10! 823 Gervais Street, Suite 120. Text your appointment request to 803-468-4643.
King Lear in Finlay Park
October 16th-18th and 22nd-25th, the South Carolina Shakespeare Company presents William Shakespeare’s King Lear. All performances held at the Finlay Park Ampitheatre at 7:30 PM. For tickets and more information, click here or call 803-665-2000.
The Other Place at Trustus Theatre
Juliana Smithton is a successful neurologist whose life seems to be coming unhinged. A mystery unfolds as fact blurs with fiction, past collides with present and the elusive truth of Juliana’s mental health boils to the surface in The Other Place, running at Trustus Theatre October 17th through November 1st. There will be a talk-back following the matinee on October 19th. Tickets can be purchased here or by calling the box office at 803-254-9732.
Veteran Vapors now open!
Veteran-owned and operated, Veteran Vapors is located at 2308 Airport Blvd. in West Columbia. This month, 10% of all juice sales will be donated to Save the Ta-Tas. Special discounts available to veterans, military and public safety officials.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Local business is searching for new associates who are looking for a fun environment to earn great wages. Great position for college students/recent graduates. Must be well-mannered with excellent customer service skills/work ethic/ability to lift heavy items/must have valid Driver’s License. Call 803-376-4884 or email resume: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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