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

The South Carolina Troopers Association Big Bass Tournament scheduled for November 10 has been delayed until next spring. It was to be held at Dreher Island on Lake Murray. Proceeds from the event when held will support the SCTAF’s mission of supporting South Carolina State Troopers, Department of Public SafetyContinue Reading

Dominion Energy South Carolina is offering its residential electric customers an opportunity to turn their old, secondary refrigerators and/or freezers into cash through their Appliance Recycling Program. As a bonus, customers who schedule their pick-up to take place between October 15 and December 31 will automatically be entered to winContinue Reading

South Carolina’s Fraternal Order of the Police will hold a memorial service November 8 at 6 pm at the Law Enforcement Monument on the State House grounds near the Assembly Street side. The service celebrates and honors the lives of fallen officers from across the state.  This year the lives ofContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate fall by offering free general admission to all guests for Fall Festival and History Day, November 9 from 10 am until 6 pm. Fall Festival and History Day will feature a variety of barbeque, live bluegrass music from local musicians, craftspeople and artistsContinue Reading