The Midlands Mediation Center, a non-profit conflict resolution organization serving central South Carolina since 1998, is hosting a Peace Walk – Scavenger Hunt to honor Martin Luther King, Jr. Teams will be fed a series of missions through a phone app that will guide the exploration of attitudes and ideasContinue Reading

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) is expanding their event Forks Knives, and Spoonbills: A Dinner Celebrating Conservation by hosting three dinners in the spring of 2020. Partnering restaurants include Spotted Salamander (Columbia), The Anchorage 1770’s Ribaut Social Club (Beaufort) and Passerelle Bistro (Greenville). Each dinner will feature a six-courseContinue Reading

The SC Green Industry Association (SCGIA) will bring together more than 150 exhibitors and more than 20 industry speakers to cover an range of landscape topics during a two-day Conference and Trade Show held at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on January 21 and 22. The Trade Show and educationContinue Reading

The Chapin Garden Club invites you to their January meeting where Zack Steinhauser from Wingard’s Nursery will speak on The Conservation of Purple Martins. The date is Wednesday, January 22nd at 10:00 a.m. at the Lexington Sheriff Sub Station, 102 Columbia Ave., Chapin.   There is no charge for the programContinue Reading

February 1 Event Will Provide Information and Inspiration for Individuals, Families, and Church Groups On Saturday, February 1, 2020, St. Andrews Presbyterian Church will host a conference to address ways that church leaders and congregations can better support and engage individuals with special needs and disabilities. The public is invitedContinue Reading

Representative Joe Wilson (SC-02) with Representatives Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11), Trent Kelly (MS-01), Elaine Luria (VA-02), Elise Stefanik (NY-21), and Steve Stivers (OH-15) along with Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA) released the below statements following the introduction of H.R. 5491, the Body Armor for Females Modernization Act (BAMFA): “Fort Jackson trains more than 60%Continue Reading

Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson released the following statement on following Fort Jackson’s expansion announcement: “I am grateful for the relocation of the Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Advanced Individual Training Courses to Fort Jackson in Columbia, S.C., which has been recognized as one the ‘Most Military Friendly CommunitiesContinue Reading

Tens of thousands danced in the streets at Famously Hot New Year in downtown Columbia, December 31. The free celebration featured a concert by Salt-N-Pepa — the first female rap act to receive a Grammy and attain platinum status — a midnight countdown and the biggest New Year’s Eve fireworksContinue Reading

Jim Wellman, Finance Director for the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission, retired at the end of September after serving 14 years in that capacity. A reception in his honor was held on September 27 at Saluda Shoals Park River Center and was attended by friends, family, co-workers and Cocky from USC.Continue Reading

By Congressman Joe Wilson This Veterans Day is an opportunity to recognize the men and women who sacrifice so much for our freedom. The recent operation in Syria to capture the murderous leader of ISIS shows the continued resolve our servicemembers have when protecting this country. We must honor theseContinue Reading