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    Columbia developer Richard Burts strives to keep city’s history alive

    by  • April 22, 2016 • All Stories, Business, Neighborhoods, People • 1 Comment

    Columbia developer Richard Burts has built a reputation taking on projects, such as 701 Whaley and the Palmetto Compress Warehouse, that others said were impossible. Those successes have proved to Burts the value of historic preservation and prompted others to say he really gets it. He talks with us about saving historic Columbia.

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    Sale nears for Olympia landmark Jaco’s Corner

    by  • March 23, 2016 • All Stories, Business, Food & Drink, Neighborhoods, People • 4 Comments

    Jaco's Corner closing this June

    Jaco’s Corner, the 104-year-old bar in the shadow of Williams-Brice Stadium, is likely to pour its last beer this summer. The Jaco family, which has owned the Olympia neighborhood bar at Rosewood Drive and Bluff Road for three generations, is reluctantly being pushed toward the sale by financial and generational realities.

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