The big show is back on this morning, as attorneys for S.C. House Speaker Bobby Harrell argue that Attorney General Alan Wilson should not be allowed to prosecute Harrell for public corruption before a state grand jury.
The S.C. Senate has unanimously approved a compromise bill that would have the Department of Education withdraw from controversial Common Core standards in one year’s time, according to The Anderson Independent Mail. The bill would also order the review and replacement of those standards during the meantime.
State senators have voted to restore a combined $69,000 to the budgets of two state colleges — USC-Upstate and College of Charleston. Conservatives in the House of Representatives have pushed to strip those schools’ funding as punishment for assigning gay-themed literature to students, South Carolina Radio Network reports.
The Town of Chapin has reinstated its city clerk, following her abrupt suspension last week by Mayor Skip Wilson, and called on SLED to investigate the mayor for “financial irregularities,” WLTX reports.
Commercial shrimping season began Thursday, but Beaufort County shrimpers are nervous about low catch numbers, given recent years’ diminishing hauls, according to The Island Packet.
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.
Brew Pub Site Available
3520 Augusta Road, West Columbia. Click for more information.
Relaxation, Pain Management, and Stress Relief
Licensed massage therapist Allison Morris of AMR Massage offers 50% off your first session and every 5th session free of charge. Click here for location, hours, and more information.
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.
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. Contact Katie Mixon with questions about scholarships and applications: PKatieMixon@gmail.com.
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Free Times is looking for a highly organized, detail-oriented self-starter to assist in gathering material from advertisers, coordinating between the sales and production departments, and handling routine clerical tasks. Must be proficient on a Mac, able to conduct business via phone, email, text, Dropbox, social media platforms and face to face while under deadline in a fast-paced, sometimes distracting work environment. The position requires the ability to multitask, excellent oral and written communication skills, and solid experience in quickly learning new computer programs. This is a full time position with benefits. Send a cover letter, resume and salary expectation to email@example.com.
U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com
Wing Zone is now hiring for experienced delivery drivers, cooks & cashiers. Apply in person @ 132 Assembly St. or call 803-933-9464.