Author Archives: mrdrivein

Greenwood’s 25 Beats Duke Energy

Just after the Charleston SC Post and Courier wrote about the drive-ins of South Carolina, the Greenwood SC Index-Journal reported a financial victory for one of those three, the Auto 25 Drive In there in Greenwood. That drive-in opened in 1945, and its electricity provider used to be the Greenwood County Electric Power Commission. In…

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A Love Letter To SC Drive-Ins

Last weekend, the Charleston SC Post and Courier ran a very nice article about the three active drive-in theaters in the state: the Highway 21 Drive In in Beaufort, the Auto 25 Drive In in Greenwood, and the Monetta Drive In Theatre (“The Big Mo”) in Monetta, of course. The article starts with Joe Barth,…

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Video: Starlite 14 May Close Permanently

WMTV, Madison WI’s News Leader, reported some sad news last night. The Starlite 14 Drive In in Richland Center may showing movies for just a couple more weeks, according to an announcement by its owners, Lisa and Bill Muth. In a post on the drive-in’s Facebook page, Bill Muth wrote, “We have decided to retire…

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