Slow start dooms Gamecocks in 17-10 loss to Kentucky

LEXINGTON, Ky. — It was the kind of slow start that had to leave Will Muschamp dealing with some unwanted deja vu from the first two games of South Carolina’s season against Vanderbilt and Mississippi State. The kind of slow start — five...

Damon Wise walks away from Scarecrow & Co.

Scarecrow, the third and final component of the Scarecrow & Co. restaurant complex, will open next month under the kitchen leadership of Ray England, who succeeds opening chef-owner Damon Wise.

Umphrey’s McGee headlines a full weekend of music and more as Chucktown Ball expands in second year

The proficient and open-minded rock band Umphrey’s McGee has been tinkering with various styles of music since forming in Indiana in the mid-1990s. Currently based in Chicago (with a third of its lineup resettled here in Charleston), the improv-heavy six-piece...

Charleston metro area has state’s fastest-growing economy

The Charleston-area economy grew faster than any other South Carolina-based region during the first half of this decade and was one of the nation’s top performers in 2015, a report from the federal Bureau of Economic Analysis shows.

Road vote is turning into a tangle

A public referendum that asks voters to tax themselves should be as simple and straightforward as it can possibly be, if it hopes to pass at the ballot box. But the recent addition of four overpasses and the revival of the controversial I-526 extension to Johns Island is anything but simple, or...