S.C. senators on Wednesday rejected an amendment from Sen. Vincent Sheheen (D-Kershaw) to ethics reform legislation that would compel lawmakers to disclose how much they earn in addition to disclosing their income sources, the South Carolina Radio Network reports.
Three executives left their jobs at Dorn VA Medical Center after six patient deaths, which could have been prevented, before disciplinary action could be taken against them, Veterans Administration officials have told a congressional oversight committee, WIS reports.
The City of Columbia has released copies of secretly recorded conversations between the Columbia Police Department’s Interim Chief Ruben Santiago and now-fired captain David Navarro, who later accused the former of conspiring to plant evidence on a city employee.
Arizona’s discriminatory anti-gay law that has the nation in a tizzy? Turns out we’ve got something along those same lines right here in South Carolina, according to The State.
The Castle Summer Camps
Clown Camp: Ages 7-12. Week of July 28 • Zombie Camp: Ages 10-15. Week of August 4. $125 per camp, discounts for siblings! 2076 Hwy Church Rd. 803-309-5586. TheEventCastle@yahoo.com
Trustus Theatre Presents Evil Dead, The Musical
This musical version of Sam Raimi’s cult classic films promises to serve up more humor than horror. You can read more and purchase your tickets here.
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. Click to find out how!
$7 Special Summer Menu at Tony’s Downtown
Stop in and try our special $7 summer menu (tax and drink included!) at Tony’s Pizza & Italian Eatery, downtown Columbia. 1120 Washington St., Suite 2.
A Healthy Happy Hour
4-7 p.m at Good Life Cafe on Main St. Try our $4 local draft beers, $4 organic wine, 1/2 off select bottles of house wine and $5 handcrafted house cocktails with juices cold pressed and made daily. Click here for more info.
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Local restaurants serving locally grown food during Palmetto Tasty Tomato Restaurant Feast, July 11-18: