Category Archives: Hospitality/Tourism

‘Memphis’ Musical Comes To Trustus Theatre

Fall in love with the intoxicating rhythm of the rock ‘n’ roll of the ‘50s COLUMBIA, S.C. – Trustus Theatre brings the Tony Award-winning hit musical, Memphis by Joe Dipietro and David Bryan, to the Thigpen Main Stage this summer. Showing from June 29 – July 28, 2018, this show brings two unlikely characters together…
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Mayor lauds first Palmetto Trail foot race—‘an awesome event’

COLUMBIA, SC — “What an awesome event to be held in our community,” Pomaria Mayor Darryl Hentz said about the successful first Palmetto Trail foot race that Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF) hosted recently. Mayor Hentz added, “We are looking forward to more events taking place on this beautiful portion of the Trail.” He expressed a…
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Historic Columbia Announces May 2018 Events

COLUMBIA, S.C., Thursday, April 26, 2018 – May  is full of exciting events, including the reopening of the Hampton-Preston Mansion on Saturday, May 12. This month’s calendar also features the return of Storytime in the Gardens, a Homeschool Friday on Hampton-Preston, a Victorian Tea Party at the Woodrow Wilson Family Home and a Sunday Stroll through the Robert Mills District East. CALENDAR OF PROGRAMS & EVENTS:…
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Jersey Mike’s Subs To Open Columbia Location

Owners Celebrate with Free Sub Fundraiser COLUMBIA, S.C., April 11, 2019 – Jersey Mike’s Subs, known for its fresh sliced/fresh grilled subs, will open in Columbia on April 18. Franchise owners Rodger Blake-ward and Daniel Mustian will hold a grand opening and free sub fundraiser from Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, April 22 to support…
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Charitable Sale of St. Phillips Island Now Complete

The barrier island is now owned by State of South Carolina; will become part of Hunting Island State Park Beaufort – In what is considered to be one of the most important conservation transactions in state history, environmentalist and philanthropist Ted Turner and the state of South Carolina closed yesterday on the charitable transfer of Turner’s…
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Lizard’s Thicket’s 40th Anniversary Celebration Highlights Family’s Philanthropic Efforts

COLUMBIA, S.C. (December 13, 2017) – Lizard’s Thicket, the 40-year-old, family-owned and operated restaurant specializing in traditional Southern fare with 15 locations in South Carolina, announces that it has raised thousands of dollars for local schools and non-profit organizations as part of its 40th anniversary celebration. Additionally, Lizard’s Thicket will award a scholarship annually to…
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Governor McMaster Announces 2018 Slate of South Carolina Chef Ambassadors

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster today named the 2018 South Carolina Chef Ambassadors. Each year, chefs from across South Carolina are nominated to serve as the state’s culinary ambassadors and the governor chooses four to participate. Below is a list of the four South Carolina chefs chosen to serve as the state’s chef…
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Adam Williams Named General Manager at Capital City Club

Columbia, Nov 7th 2017 ― Adam Williams has been named General Manager of the Capital City Club, a member of the ClubCorp family of clubs and the heart of Columbia’s business community for nearly three decades. “I am honored to join Capital City Club as the General Manager.  The prominence and diversity of this Club…
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