By Linda L. Warren, FSO – Public Affairs, Flotilla 12-3 Lake Murray Every year we read or hear about a fisherman who has gone missing on Lake Murray, only to be found hours or days later, sometimes in good shape, sometimes not. A Float Plan is one of the bestContinue Reading

Richland County Sheriff’s Department is lead agency in new missing persons documentary By W. Thomas Smith Jr. MISSING: DEAD OR ALIVE, a new NETFLIX documentary series featuring the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) as the principle law enforcement agency, premieres Wednesday, May 10. The series, chronicling the ongoing work ofContinue Reading

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will turn 50 April 25, 2024, and is launching a year-long countdown in April amid more zoo baby announcements, news for conservation, and a request for Richland and Lexington County councils to approve a bond in support of Phase Two of its Bridge to the WildContinue Reading

Elite Ballroom Academy is holding two dance events. Their regular date night dance on February 11 at 7:30 pm will be a special edition. There will be champagne and chocolates – special handmade chocolates from Mery’s Kitchen – and a 45 min dance lesson. Bouquets are available for buy alsoContinue Reading

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will open the Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Aquarium & Reptile Conservation Center March 2. Thanks to the support of The Boyd Foundation, the multi-million-dollar renovations will transform the heart of the Zoo into a state-of-the-art animal care facility — providing guests with an experienceContinue Reading

Chair Volleyball is a fun physical activity for players with all abilities and activity levels, wheelchair bound to the regularly active. Regular participation in this activity can increase flexibility and stamina. The Ballentine Community Center is looking for participants to form teams. If this sounds like something you would beContinue Reading

A Vietnam War Biography by Col. William P. Collier Jr., U.S. Army (Retired) BOOK REVIEW by W. Thomas Smith Jr. THERE ARE MEN WHO ARE SAID TO BE GREAT, though most of those “said to be great” are only penultimately exceptional. Then there are truly great men in the purestContinue Reading