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Columbia Buddy Walk® set for October 22

COLUMBIA - October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and the time to join Family Connection of South Carolina for its 18th Annual Columbia Buddy Walk®. More than 2,000 people are expected to gather for the [...]

By |October 17th, 2017|Categories: Events, Non Profit|0 Comments

Local officer receives inspiration award

The South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA) is has announced Officer Peter Conklin of Irmo as the recipient of the 2017 Annual Inspiration Award during its 41st Annual Educational Conference on Workers’ Compensation. “This [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Public Safety|0 Comments

Wilson named to defense committee

Congressman Joe Wilson has been appointed to the House-Senate conference committee on the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (NDAA): “South Carolina is one of the nation’s proudest military states,” Wilson said. “As [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Politics|0 Comments

Local Farm Bureau women ‘Shake, Rattle and Roll’

Lexington County residents Evelyn Shumpert, Catherine Porth and Frances Price were among nearly 80 women from 22 counties across the state who gathered in Greenville September 25-26 for the South Carolina Farm Bureau Federation’s (SCFB) [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Natural Resources|0 Comments

Ameris Bank launches annual food drive

Ameris Bank announces its 8th annual Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative taking place during October at all of its bank branches throughout the Southeast. Helping Fight Hunger is a company wide project uniting all [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Business|0 Comments

Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater grand opening October 26

Bravo Blythewood, the Town of Blythewood, and the Doko Meadows Park Foundation are proud to present the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater Grand Opening and Dedication October 26, starting at 6 pm. The event will showcase the [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Fur Ball Moonlight Gala October 21

Pawmetto Lifeline, a local No-Kill companion pet organization committed to reducing pet overpopulation in the Midlands, will host the 11th Annual Fur Ball Moonlight Gala presented by Jim Hudson Lexus, at 7 pm October 21 [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Non Profit|0 Comments

British Invasion lands October 22

Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College will host an afternoon of friends, family, and music October 22, at 3:30 pm, when the South Carolina Philharmonic performs a concert devoted to the best of London and [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Annual River Sweep October 21

On October 21 from 9 am to noon, volunteers with Keep the Midlands Beautiful will clean the banks of the Lower Saluda River at Riverbanks Zoo. Keep the Midlands Beautiful, along with thousands of South [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Events, Non Profit|0 Comments

Evening temperatures drop, mosquitoes still pose a threat

Residents and business owners are reminded to practice mosquito safety methods as health officials report an increase in the number of mosquitos infected with West Nile virus this year. “We encourage citizens to take personal [...]

By |October 16th, 2017|Categories: Government, Health|0 Comments