Should S.C. Confiscate Abusers’ Guns?

Plus, Club for Growth Endorses Democrat
By Eva Moore | Friday, September 19, 9:33 am
The day's news from Columbia, S.C.

Ritedose Announces Major Expansion in Richland County

Plus, Body Pulled from Pond at Charleston Golf Club
By Chris Trainor | Thursday, September 18, 9:39 am
A look at what's happening across the Midlands and the Palmetto State

Scottish Flag Draped over USC’s Maxcy Monument

By David Travis Bland | Thursday, September 18, 2:54 pm
Students gathered around the Maxcy monument on the University of South Carolina campus this morning and stared upward at a yellow and red flag draped over the monument.

Council Halts City/County Drug Lab Merger

Columbia Police Department Will Continue Submitting Drug Evidence to SLED for Analysis
By Chris Trainor | Wednesday, September 17, 10:50 am
CPD, Council continue to sort out drug lab mess.
News. Brief.

Slain Children Top National Headlines

Plus: Ervin Wants DSS Reform
By Free Times | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Five Lexington County children who had been reported missing on Sept. 3 were found dead in Alabama, and their father, Timothy Jones Jr., was charged with their murder.
Local and State News

What’s Ahead for Harrell and S.C. House?

House Speaker Suspended But Up for Re-election
By Eva Moore | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The state’s powerful House speaker was suspended from office last week after his indictment on campaign spending charges.
Local and State News

Dam Bursts Again on Rep. Sanford’s Private Life

By Chris Trainor | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Don’t you just hate it when someone flies airplanes toward your kids?
Local and State News

Mayor Supports Proposed Comcast-Time Warner Merger

By Chris Trainor | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
When it comes to customer satisfaction, recent surveys have shown cable and Internet providers Time Warner Cable and Comcast are at the bottom of the pile.
Growth & Development

A Quarry Quandary

USC, Vulcan Materials, Golf Course Compete for Prime Riverfront Land
By Chris Trainor | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
A large section of property near Williams-Brice Stadium could soon change hands, and at least one environmental group hopes it doesn’t end up being used as a site for a quarry.
USC & Higher Education

Americans Didn’t Always Worship the Constitution

Cornell Prof to Keynote National Constitution Day at USC
By Rodney Welch | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Right, left or center, Americans love their Constitution.
Lexington News Briefs

Forum Planned for West Columbia Strong Mayor Referendum

Plus, Town of Lexington Approves TIF
By Al Dozier | Friday, September 12, 2014
News from the Lexington County, S.C. area
Opinion
The Side Line

With Loss of Franklin, Vanderbilt No Longer Poses Same Challenge

By James Harley | Thursday, September 18, 2014
City Watch

Make Joe Owens a Strong Mayor? Are You Kidding?

By Kevin Fisher | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
State House Report

Legislature Not Corrupt, But Has Work To Do

By Andy Brack | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Sound Off

Too Much on Reconstruction in Wilson Home

Plus: Sellers Should Renounce Membership in Black Groups
By Free Times Readers | Wednesday, September 17, 2014
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