Rep. Mark Sanford has been accused by ex-wife Jenny Sanford of once again violating the terms of his divorce agreement, the Post and Courier reported over the weekend. The specific details were redacted by the judge, but a spokesman told the paper it has to do with a “private real estate matter” involving Mark Sanford's family farm.
Travelers beware: The North Carolina Department of Transportation is moving ahead with plans to add toll lanes on I-77 through Charlotte.
Two of three X-ray scanners at Columbia Metropolitan Airport went down this morning, backing up the usually manageable security lines. The airport advised people to allow up to an hour to pass through security. The scanners are now working again.
It's unclear how South Carolina students will be tested next year, The State reports. Schools were on track to adopt math and reading proficiency tests mandated under the national Common Core standards. However, S.C. House lawmakers just voted overwhelmingly to withdraw the state from the Common Core consortium designing those tests, and a similar bill is pending in the Senate. (Radical concept: Why not skip testing for a year and just focus on learning? Nah.)
Molly Spearman leads fundraising in the S.C. Superintendent of Education race. The candidate is executive director of the South Carolina Association of School Administrators.
Music Break at Music Farm Columbia
Join COR for an evening of networking for music and business leaders on September 3rd, featuring performances by Josh Roberts and the Hinges, Death of Paris, Fat Rat Da Czar, and Lazy A and the Green Thang. Free admission for musicians and members! Register here.
A two-day outdoor art and crafts show celebrating its 38th year. Being held on September 5 & 6, 2014, Click for details
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.
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.
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.
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U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com