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

Nearly 2,000 residents from Columbia and surrounding communities joined the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s at Segra Park October 26. Participants honored those impacted by Alzheimer’s or related dementias before walking two miles through downtown Columbia. To date, this event has raised $175,000 to support the care, support andContinue Reading

Sharing God’s Love is hosting their annual golf tournament on September 9th,  at the Spur at Northwoods. Richie Eisenman shared that “We have great support from our sponsors making this tournament a wonderful event for the golfers”. All proceeds go to the benefit of our local charity. If you areContinue 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

Story by Jennifer Scales – Columbia VA Health Care System Public Affairs They share a last name, with no relation to each other. Yet, they each embrace a common goal to combat hunger in their community. Neighborhood friends Parth Patel, a high school junior; Jay Patel, high school senior; andContinue Reading

Over the past 20 years, technology has spawned widespread changes in real estate buying, selling and closings, according to lawyer and broker Gary Pickren, guest speaker at Capital Rotary’s August 14 meeting. Pickren detailed changing roles for agents and attorneys in today’s electronic-driven marketplace. Agents – once seen as advisors,Continue Reading

August 21 from Noon – 1:30 pm, LUNCH ‘N LEARN: Sensitive Situations in Caregiving Caring for someone you love often leads to awkward moments that may result in embarrassment for you and your loved one. While bathing, grooming, feeding, or driving can all be uncomfortable, it is important to maintain the person’sContinue 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