If College of Charleston selects Lt. Gov. Glenn McConnell from among three finalists to be its next president, South Carolina would go six months with the office of lieutenant governor vacant, but apparently this has happened before. The S.C. Constitution doesn’t require the office to be filled and Senate President Pro Tempore John Courson, next in line for the spot, has told The State he would opt to remain in his current, much more powerful position.
Attitudes and egos have been popping off across the river at West Columbia City Hall, where council yesterday stripped Mayor Joe Owens of presiding authority over its meetings. According to WIS, earlier strong words from Owens had rankled council members.
Health insurance purchased through Obamacare’s infamous HealthCare.gov has more than doubled in South Carolina since Jan. 1. As of the beginning of March, 55,830 people had enrolled, up from 24,116 at the end of December, according to the Gannett Washington Bureau.
Faculty and students at the College of Charleston are fretting over whether the $52,000 docked from the school’s budget by the S.C. House over a gay friendly freshman reading assignment will usher in a new era of administrative interference in its classrooms, The Post and Courierreports.
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.
Brew Pub Site Available
3520 Augusta Road, West Columbia. Click for more information.
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.
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.
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Wing Zone is now hiring for experienced delivery drivers, cooks & cashiers. Apply in person @ 132 Assembly St. or call 803-933-9464.
U.S. Security Associates
Now hiring immediately for armed and unarmed security officers. WE TRAIN YOU! Columbia & surrounding areas. ussecurityassociates.com