Less than two years after opening, Persona Pizza has closed on Main Street in downtown Columbia, leaving no area locations of the restaurant in the Midlands and only three locations remaining nationwide, in Texas and California.
South Carolina’s football team opens the 2018 season on Sept. 1 against Coastal Carolina in Williams-Brice Stadium. The State’s Ben Breiner and Josh Kendall answer fan’s mailbag questions about the season here.
Tri-County Electric’s customers — including hundreds who had never attended a co-op meeting — came from six counties to St. Matthews Saturday morning to overthrow a part-time board that had paid itself more than three times the national average, including health insurance plans and expensive perks.
The scandal over Tri-County’s self-serving board of trustees showed that SC electric cooperatives should be subject to open meetings and open records laws - and possibly regulated by the Public Service Commission.