DAV and RecruitMilitary are joining forces to attract, hire and retain military veterans and military spouses in the Columbia area September 19 at the USC Alumni Center from 11 am – 3 pm. This is a free hiring event for veterans, transitioning military personnel, National Guard members, Reserve members and militaryContinue Reading

The Richland County Office of Small Business Opportunity is holding an all-day networking event for local businesses. Connecting Small Businesses to Financing and Contracting Opportunities will be 9 am – 3 pm this Wednesday, September 11 at Richland School District 2’s Institute of Innovation (R2i2) and is part of theContinue Reading

South Carolina Farm Bureau Mutual Insurance Company (SCFBMIC) recently contracted with Denny Blalock to serve as an agent in the Chapin office located at 1409 Chapin Road. Blalock graduated from Lexington High School. He went on to attend the University of South Carolina. “I worked in customer service for theContinue Reading

Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) recently received a $5,000 Keep America Beautiful/UPS Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grant for the soon-to-open Saluda Riverwalk. The grant is one of 12 grants from The UPS Foundation that have been provided to Keep America Beautiful affiliates in 2019. Keep the Midlands BeautifulContinue Reading

National 811 Day was August 11, and Dominion Energy urges homeowners and professional excavators to put safety first by calling 811 to have underground utility lines located before any digging project. A recent nationwide survey found 42 percent of homeowners will put themselves and the safety of their community atContinue Reading

The Columbia Chamber Has announced the Leadership Columbia Class of 2020. The 63 individuals will be the 47th graduating class since the program was founded in 1972. The program, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, is for emerging and existing leaders in the Midlands. “The Chamber’s Leadership Columbia programContinue Reading

Miriam Atria President/CEO of Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism (CCLMC) Board was named a 2019 Women of Influence at the luncheon of the Columbia Regional Business Report August 22. The event presented 21 outstanding woman from the Midlands with the annual award. The women were being honored for theirContinue Reading

The Cassels family, founders of Southeastern Freight Lines have been named Columbia Chamber’s 2019 Ambassador of the Year. The chamber will honor W. T. “Bill” Cassels, Jr and William T. “Tobin” Cassels, III at the Chamber’s 117th Annual Gala, presented by BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina, October 3. The Ambassador ofContinue Reading

TD Bank has selected Keep the Midlands Beautiful to participate in TD Tree Days, a community-based program that expands urban forests and green spaces in low- to moderate-income neighborhoods. Staff and volunteers of Keep the Midlands Beautiful will join local employees of TD Bank to plant 30 native trees andContinue Reading