Category Archives: Government

Envision Columbia Women’s Summit a Huge Success

More than 200 women were in attendance for the Envision Columbia Women’s Summit hosted by Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center on Tuesday, July 25, 2017. Councilwoman Devine was thrilled with the turnout for the Summit, “It shows me that this was needed and that people are excited about the vision…
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Columbia Parks & Recreation Department Offers Free Gardening Workshops

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Clemson Cooperative Extension to host a series of gardening workshops designed to give participants the tools needed to start and maintain a healthy garden. The free workshops are open to beginner and experienced gardeners. All workshops will be held at 10 a.m. at the Earlewood Park Community…
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City of Columbia hosts Imagine Mill District Public Presentation

The City of Columbia Planning & Development Services Department invites the public to attend a presentation of the DRAFT Capital City Mill District Area and Corridor Plan. Imagine Mill District is a planning effort to develop a community vision for the future of the Whaley, Olympia, and Granby neighborhoods – the Capital City Mill District.…
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Chamber, The Brand Leader Announce “S.C. Branded” Awards Celebration

Joint Venture Celebrates State’s Companies, People, Products COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce today announced a partnership with Upstate S.C. marketing group The Brand Leader, to establish a new, statewide initiative and event celebrating South Carolina’s most recognizable brands called S.C. Branded. S.C. Branded will be held November 2, 2017, at 1208 Washington in…
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New DJJ Officers Complete Training, Graduation

The Department of Juvenile Justice's new crop of officers are ready for duty. Tuesday, thirteen officers graduated from the agency's four-week training program. They will serve youth at DJJ facilities across the state. Joseph Kearns (pictured above, far right) was named class leader and will serve at the Broad River Road Complex. "The training was extensive,"…
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Councilwoman Devine to host Envision Columbia Women’s Summit

Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine will host the Envision Columbia Women’s Summit. "The purpose of the summit is to ensure that women in our community are aware of City Council's vision statement and strategic plan," said Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine. As the only female member of City Council, Devine’s focus for the summit is to connect with women…
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DJJ Staff Plan Life After Retirement

Most people don't think about retirement until it's too late. Others succumb to the idea they'll never retire. For DJJ employees, it's never too early to plan out life after work. Today, DJJ staff attended a retirement benefits seminar, refreshing them on the resources and opportunities afforded to them by being a state employee. South Carolina…
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