Jackie’s Hite’s Bar-b-que, a South Carolina landmark known for mustard-based whole hog BBQ, is scheduled to close on Sunday. The restaurant in Batesburg-Leesville was named the 39th best barbecue “joint” in the South by Southern Living magazine.
North Pointe Estates (also known as Bethel Bishop) is a subsidized housing community in Columbia, SC, with more violent crime than any other block in the city. Robbery, shootings, beatings and stabbings account for much of the violence.
It’s hot. Everyone knows it. But, what you may not know is that there are still plenty of cool things to do to escape the Columbia heat. If you’re like me and can’t bring yourself to sit out in the blazing sun at a local watering hole, there’s always the ferry — Garners Ferry that is.