The S.C. State Fair starts up again in a week, on Oct. 10, and will bring “homegrown fun” to Columbia until Oct. 21. It’s the 149th year of the fair, and this year will bring even more excitement and fried food (though the two are not mutually exclusive). “The variety — that’s one of the

Charlotte loves promoting itself as a “world-class city.” At times, the boast is hyperbolic. But not when it comes to top artistic talent. To wit, Maestro Christopher Warren-Green of the Charlotte Symphony Orchestra (and the London Chamber Orchestra!) will soon conduct the music at a wedding you may have heard about. When Prince Harry weds Meghan