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Nexsen Pruet awards law school scholarships to 3 minority students

Columbia – Nexsen Pruet has awarded law school scholarships to three minority students who are planning careers in North and South Carolina. The 2016 Nexsen Pruet Diversity Scholars are Aleia Hornsby, Keturah Reed and Lindsay Richardson. All scholars are first time recipients of the award. Hornsby and Richardson will attend the University of South Carolina;…
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House Speaker Lucas, McCrary honored for manufacturing industry support

(Columbia, South Carolina) - Speaker Jay Lucas and William "Bill" McCrary, Jr.  were recognized by the South Carolina Manufacturers Association as Roger Milliken Defender of Manufacturing Award Recipients last month during an awards dinner at the Marriott in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Established in 2006, the Defender of Manufacturing Award recognizes individuals in the public and…
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Becky Bean selected for national public relations recognition

South Carolina School Boards Association (SCSBA) Communications Manager Becky Bean was selected to the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) third class of 35 under 35. She is one of 35 school and education public relations professionals under the age of 35 who are being recognized as among the nation’s best communicators. All 35 under…
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SCE&G sets 2.4 million-pound module for V.C. Summer Unit 3

CAYCE, S.C.-South Carolina Electric & Gas Company (SCE&G), principal subsidiary of SCANA Corporation (NYSE:SCG), placed on Dec. 16 the 2.4-million pound CA01 module that will house steam generators and other components for V.C. Summer Unit 3, which is one of two reactors being built in Fairfield County, S.C. The CA01 module is a multi-compartment steel…
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USC announces community events to commemorate legacy of MLK

The University of South Carolina will host a series of public events in commemoration of the life and legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 12 – 15. This year marks the 34th year for the university’s annual celebration to honor the civil rights leader. The 2017 commemoration will include a panel discussion, a community…
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Columbia youth baseball league registration open

Registration for the City of Columbia Parks & Recreation Department’s Youth Baseball League is now open. Youth ages 3-15 can participate in the program. The last day to register is Friday, March 3, 2017. The Youth Baseball League regular season will be held from April 3, 2017 through June 3, 2017. To download a registration…
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The listening-room experience: January Jazz at the Ballroom

[caption id="attachment_7024" align="alignleft" width="300"] Amanda Mayo[/caption] COLUMBIA, SC, January 2, 2017: Tired of straining to hear the music above the bar crowds? Columbia is about to get a new, true listening room. Mark Rapp will kick things off on Tuesday, January 17th, from 7 to 10 p.m. when he brings ColaJazz artists Nick Brewer (keys),…
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Newberry College names Rouse dean of students, Patterson director of athletics

NEWBERRY, S.C. (Dec. 16, 2016) – Newberry College has appointed two new members to its leadership team. Dr. Sandra Rouse has been named Dean of Students and Ralph Patterson has been named Director of Athletics effective immediately. Both served in their roles in an interim capacity prior to the permanent appointments. Rouse began her career…
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McElveen re-elected chairman of Adams and Reese executive committee

[caption id="attachment_6999" align="alignleft" width="150"] William P. “Bill” McElveen, Jr. has been re-elected to serve a second term as Chairman of the Adams and Reese Executive Committee in 2017.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. Jan. 4, 2017 – William P. “Bill” McElveen, Jr. has been re-elected to serve a second term as Chairman of the Adams and Reese Executive…
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Jose Leger returns as Fireflies manager in 2017

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former South Atlantic League Manager of the Year Jose Leger will return as skipper of the Fireflies in 2017, the New York Mets announced today. Leger piloted Columbia through the Inaugural Season in 2016 after having managed the previous South Atlantic League affiliate of the Mets, the Savannah Sand Gnats, in 2015.…
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