May 23 proclaimed Dr. Tom Mullikin Day in historic Kershaw County, S.C.   By Alex Junes-Ward Dr. Thomas Stowe “Tom” Mullikin received a somewhat unique – most assuredly rare – honor from Kershaw County (S.C.) Council, Tuesday evening, May 23, when the Camden-based attorney, retired military officer, and global expeditionContinue Reading

New associate commissioners Mary Beth McSwain and Sarah Burnham have joined the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (RSWCD). McSwain and Burnham join the existing team of five commissioners and five associate commissioners who direct the RSWCD’s conservation efforts. McSwain participates in conservation activities with her husband, Tim, an RSWCDContinue Reading

Downtown Columbia march held May 20. Additional marches scheduled. By W. Thomas Smith Jr. G.A.N.G.S. in PEACE held their first of several 2023 marches against violence in central South Carolina, Saturday, May 20, with additional marches scheduled across the Palmetto State throughout the summer months. Established by Midlands-area pastors, communityContinue Reading

Holes were discovered by the maintenance staff of Dominion Energy on the downstream slope of the original embankment of the earthen dam at Lake Murray. The holes were located in an area where wooden trestles were utilized during the original construction and due to decay of the timber and waterContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Fair has announced the 2023 recipients of its annual Ride of Your Life Scholarship program. For the first time in more than a decade, the S.C. State Fair increased its total scholarship investment to $500,000 — awarding each recipient with $10,000. In addition, thanks to CircleContinue Reading

The Rainbow Restoration Charity Golf Classic was held on Thursday, May 11 at Cobblestone Park Golf Club. The event raised funds that went directly to four cancer beneficiaries called the ’Rainbow Warriors.” Each year new warriors are chosen to receive the charities from the golf tournament. This year’s sold-out eventContinue Reading