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.
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.
Yard Sale this Saturday, Sept. 6, 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Located at 417 Juniper St., Columbia, 29203. Furniture/baby items/clothing and more! For directions or details call 803-463-8017.
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.
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
Delicious Downtown Breakfast
Tony’s is open for breakfast every day from 7:30-10:30! Conveniently located on Washington St. right off Main. Stop in for something filling and delicious before work! Follow us for updates on specials.
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