RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WIS) - Richland County is following through on its threat to try and shut the Black Pearl nightclub down.
The nightclub is licensed as a bar, however, county leaders along with Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott said it's operating illegally as a strip club and has become a public nuisance.
According to court documents, a hearing has been set for January 16th.
The documents say Richland County is looking for a temporary injunction but ultimately will seek to close the club permanently.
The owners have voluntarily shut down the Black Pearl while the recent murders are under investigation.
You can view a copy of the court documents below: