The week leading up to Independence Day is the busiest time of year for legal fireworks sales in South Carolina. Because almost all fireworks are illegal in North Carolina, Virginia and many other states, the Carowinds area along Exit 90 on Interstate 77 has become a mecca for those who love to make noise on the Fourth.
The Irish crew unleashed a secret weapon on The Workman's Friend, the new Irish pub on Central Avenue. Kevin Devin's wife, Corrina Devin was the interior designer for the new pub that recently opened on Central Avenue. It's the latest addition to the locally owned Irish pubs by Devin, Tommy Timmins and Maynard Goble.