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.
Willie Jewell’s Old School Bar-B-Q has announced that it will open its Lexington location at 105 Saluda Pointe Court on Wednesday, Aug. 22. The Lexington location will be open seven days a week from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
First residential development opens at BullStreet in Columbia SC, on the site of the former S.C. State Hospital. The luxury townhomes sell for as much as $500,000. More senior living units and condos are coming.
The S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum in Columbia plans to display with a special exhibit a Confederate flag that flew over the State House. Confederate flag supporters might protest if the flag is not hung with honor.
The Irmo mayor, who received backlash for controversial, anti-Muslim Facebook posts, will co-host an event about “understanding your Muslim neighbors” later this month. The event is called “Demystifying Islam.”
Responding to calls about a man riding a four-wheeler and pointing a gun, Union County sheriff’s deputies found him shot to death, charged another man with murder after they argued over a parked car, cops say.
An officer at Fort Jackson has been charged with sexual misconduct of a minor in the third degree. Capt. William E. Johnson was the operations officer for the 4th Battalion, 39th Infantry Regiment, 165th Infantry Brigade.
Williams-Brice Stadium patrons can now buy beer, wine and liquor at nonathletic events. The liquor license was approved just before the Jay-Z and Beyoncé concert, which will be held at the University of South Carolina’s football stadium
Here are your chances of getting into the University of South Carolina, Clemson, Coastal Carolina, Winthrop, Claflin, College of Charleston, Voorhees and more based on acceptance rates from the U.S. Education Department.
Columbia SC was one of the premier sites in the country to view the 2017 total eclipse. An estimated 400,000 people from around the world descended on the Capital City for the event, not to mention all the local folks.
A Columbia, SC, woman and four teenagers had items stolen from a rash of recent thefts when they were arrested after a chase on Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, according to the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department.
Waitr is the latest food-delivery service to begin in Columbia, SC, area. The service — officially launching Thursday, Aug. 23 — charges a flat fee on all orders for delivery and is expected to hire 200 people.
Just over a year after opening their original coffee cafe at 2238 Sumter St. in Cottontown, Nick and Stefanie Hauser have announced they will open a second location of Indah Coffee Co. on Main Street in the Arcade Mall.
Beyonce and Jay-Z, like other artists, have specific requests for goods and services — called contract riders — while out on tour. Here’s a look at some of the mega couple’s requests from the current OTR II tour.
A 16-year-old has been charged with aggravated assault and battery in connection with a stabbing incident that Greenville, SC, police say was domestic-related. The victim was stabbed in the head and shoulder.
After the Tri-County Electric board was caught enriching themselves while customers paid high rates, more than 1,500 co-op members successfully voted to oust the board in a historic meeting August 18, 2018.