Randy Scott Did What?
The City of Columbia, S.C.’s less-than-competent police chief – who recently “retired” for fifteen days and was then rehired as part of an effort to […]
Columbia Police Chief: “It’s A Major Award”
SCREW UP, GET PRAISED: IT’S THE PALMETTO STATE WAY We’ve always thought City of Columbia, S.C. police chief Randy Scott was a genuinely nice guy, […]
What’s Holding Up Bull Street? Incentives …
DEVELOPER HAGGLING OVER AMOUNT OF TAXPAYER-FUNDED ASSISTANCE Earlier this week, we published a report (and accompanying photo set) on the abandoned government property in downtown […]
Five Points: Behind The Bullets And Beat Downs
COPS SHOULD DO THEIR JOBS, STOP BLAMING STUDENTS By Colleen MacMillan || It was all bullets and bar front beat downs in the Five Points […]
Steve Benjamin Should Really Be More Careful
RUSHING TO SPIN CRIME DATA, COLUMBIA MAYOR VIOLATES A DISTRACTED DRIVING ORDINANCE HE SUPPORTED Following yet another round of violent crime in the City of […]
Joe McCulloch: Libertarian?
OR PROFITEER? This website has consistently supported the right of South Carolina businesses to conduct their affairs with as little government interference as possible. In […]
Letter: More Violence In Downtown Columbia
Dear Editor, My son, Warner Hedgepath-Dye was assaulted in Five Points on Thursday April 5/6 at midnight. He left Bey’s Sports Bar and crossed the […]
Welcome to today’s edition of the wire, our pseudo-daily effort to engage reader tips, questions and comments in our inimitable “unfair, imbalanced” way. While we […]
Another Motherf*cking Parking Garage?!?!?
We rarely wade into the political messes that befall our founding editor’s hometown. First, there are far too many of them. Second, we have a […]
Columbia Police Department Probing … Itself?
Having failed spectacularly in yet another high profile investigation, the City of Columbia, S.C. Police Department (CPD) will now attempt to investigate itself. According to […]
WTF, City of Columbia?
The City of Columbia, S.C. says it will begin enforcing anti-profanity ordinances within its city limits … as evidenced by the appearance of numerous anti-profanity […]