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.
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.
Going someplace cool this weekend?
Let The Backpacker help you go lightweight, comfortable and in style! Patagonia, Prana, Merrell, The North Face and more! Click for location, hours and more info.
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 Re-Imagined Christmas Carol at Trustus
Watch as five actors perform all the characters of Charles Dickens’ classic story and create a live musical score in a production that had audiences and critics raving last year. Get your tickets here!
This Week @ Social
Edward Shouse performs Friday the 21st, and on Saturday Absolut Vodka presents A Night in Sweden, with specialty Absolut drinks and live music by Christian Slick. Follow us!
Now Hiring in the Vista!
Hickory Tavern is opening mid-December and looking for bartenders, servers, hosts and kitchen staff. Apply in person: Click for details!
SEARCH FREE TIMES
Holiday Wish ListWhere to shop for gift ideas in Columbia this season: