Free Times

Free Times is a weekly newspaper serving Columbia, SC, and the surrounding areas of Richland and Lexington counties. Our readership is unusually broad, with a strong representation among everyone from college-age readers to young professionals, adults and retirees. Through our print edition, website, specialty publications and social media sites, Free Times offers the best local information on dining, entertainment, lifestyle and the arts, as well as award-winning coverage of news and politics. Our tone is smart, insightful and slightly irreverent.

Free Times' offices are located at 1534 Main St. in downtown Columbia, South Carolina.
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Mailling Address: P.O. Box 8295, Columbia, S.C. 29202

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PUBLISHER: Chris Ratliff
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GENERAL MANAGER: Jen Coody
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OFFICE MANAGER: Anton Dela Cruz
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Editorial

EDITOR: Andy Shain
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MANAGING EDITOR: Eva Moore
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ARTS AND ENTERTAINMENT EDITOR: Jordan Lawrence
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STAFF WRITER: Chris Trainor
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DIGITAL MEDIA: Xavier Edwards
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Production

PRODUCTION MANAGER/WEBMASTER: Lisa Heinz
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Dre Lopez
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GRAPHIC DESIGNER: Sammy Lopez
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Advertising

ADVERTISING MANAGER: Bill Cranford
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ACCOUNT EXECUTIVES:

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Hyatt Drake
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Send a letter to the editor of Free Times

Email your letters to .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or mail to Sound Off, c/o Editor, P.O. Box 8295, Columbia, S.C. 29202, Letters must be signed and include a return address and phone number for verification purposes. We do not publish anonymous letters. Please limit letters to 500 words. Letters are subject to editing for length, grammar, content and clarity.

Submit a listing for the events calendar

Event Listings – What's Happening | To list your event in our online events calendar, please use our submission form or email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address). All listings must include the date, time, venue, street address, price and contact phone number. Listings are published on a space-available basis — print publication is not guaranteed. Priority is given to (1) nonprofit, community-based and public institutions over private businesses and (2) local events over regional events.

Submit an listing for the music calendar

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All listings must include the date, time, venue, street address, price and contact phone number. Listings are published on a space-available basis — publication is not guaranteed. Deadline for listings is noon on Monday for publication the following Wednesday.

Need to get something off your chest?

We want to hear your rants and raves. Email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or call us at 803-765-0707 ext. 126. Submissions will be edited for length and spelling but not grammar. Please limit emailed submissions to 150 words.

Free Times offers highly competitive rates, flexible packages for print and online, and options for all budgets. Please contact us for more information.

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