National solar energy companies are airing their disappointment in a legislative compromise regulating their industry in South Carolina. Industry representatives say the bill still favors traditional utilities over solar companies and does not do enough to encourage the younger industry’s expansion, The State reports.
A committee of state representatives and senators will meet Tuesday in this session's last ditch attempt at forging an ethics reform compromise. A key component, the independent investigative body pushed by Gov. Nikki Haley, appears doomed, The State reports.
The Post and Courier columnist David Hicks examines the standoff in the state Senate between Glenn McConnell, outgoing lieutenant governor and soon-to-be College of Charleston president, and President Pro Tempore John Courson (R-Richland) over expanding the Charleston school’s mission.
ICYMI, Politico Magazine has an article on the American religious right’s origins in segregation, not Roe v. Wade, as Jerry Falwell would have had us believe. Greenville’s Bob Jones University figures into it prominently.
New Year’s Eve at Social
Don’t miss this Black and White Affair featuring Kap Slap. Tickets available online!
Hickory Tavern Is Now Open!
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Great Gifts for the Whole Family
Don’t miss Half Moon Outfitters’ holiday sale! Up to 30% off Prana, Patagonia, The North Face, and other great brands. Location and hours here.
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.
A Family-Friendly New Year’s Eve Carnival
From 6-11 PM on December 31st on Main Street, enjoy rides, games, karaoke, food, drinks and more! More information here.
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