Local restaurateurs weigh pros, cons of no tipping as owners elsewhere take the plunge

It’s Saturday night at Xiao Bao Biscuit, and the room is slammed. Clusters of diners denied immediate seating at the no-reservations restaurant hover in the entryway, looking to pounce on available bar stools. Servers are patiently explaining to guests that the swarm already has fully...

Lighten up on solar users

South Carolina stands to benefit in several ways from a growing solar power industry: cleaner air, lower energy bills, government incentives and sustainable power.