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SCNPS Annual Symposium at Palm Key October 5-7, 2108

Save the date - registration coming soon! South Carolina Native Plant Society 2018 Symposium “Bushes, Bugs, and Birds” October 5-7, 2018 Hosted by the South Coast Chapter of the South Carolina Native Plant Society Palm Key Nature Center, 330 Coosaw Way, Ridgeland, SC 29936 Conference registration is $135 and includes: Meals (2 breakfasts, 1 lunch…
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Richland County Free Community Events

Lower Richland Community Update Meeting State Sen. Darrell Jackson, Richland County Councilwoman Dalhi Myers and representatives from the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control and Westinghouse Electric Co. will hold a community update meeting beginning at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 at Hopkins Park Adult Activity Center, 144 Hopkins Park Road, Hopkins. The meeting will address the recent uranium…
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Savannah River Remediation Employees Lose Big to Win Big

[caption id="attachment_16219" align="alignnone" width="880"] Savannah River Remediation (SRR) completed its annual wellness program, the Biggest Winner V: RESET. The winners were recently recognized at a senior staff meeting. From left, SRR Director of ESHQA&CA Patricia Allen, SRR employee Jeff Ledbetter, SRR Wellness Director Roger Staten, SRR employees and members of Team Cereal Killers Earl Brass,…
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Mayor Benjamin Joined City Leaders From Around The World In Second Class Of Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative

Yearlong program provides 40 mayors with world-class executive training and coaching to help deliver results for cities Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin went back to school this summer to study leadership and management practices as one of 40 national and international mayors chosen for an intensive education program with the Bloomberg Harvard City Leadership Initiative. “I…
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CAE’s Chappelle Broome to Serve on the STSM Board

Chappelle Broome, Director of Human Resources and Diversity, at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, has been selected to serve on the Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM) 2018-2019 Board of Directors. STSM advocates for, and supports survivors of sexual assault and abuse and educates the community to identify and prevent sexual violence. The vision of STSM…
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General Charles Bolden headlining 5th annual SC Aerospace Conference and Expo

Now in its fifth year, the SC Aerospace Conference and Expo is scheduled to take place October 9 & 10, 2018 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Spearheaded by the SC Council on Competitiveness’ SC Aerospace initiative, the SC Aerospace Conference and Expo is organized as a joint-effort between the South Carolina Department of Commerce,…
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Heart ‘n Soul Dance at Lourie Center Cancelled

Due to low ticket sales, Lourie Center management has made the decision to cancel the summer dance concert. We apologize for any inconvenience. All ticket purchases will be refunded. FOR MORE INFORMATION OR ASSISTANCE WITH A REFUND, CALL THE FRONT DESK during business hours.
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SC Housing Hall of Fame inducts two new members

The South Carolina Housing Hall of Fame trustees inducted Michael P. Nieri from Columbia, S.C. and J. Coleman Shouse from Greenville, S.C. into the prestigious honor society last week for their work in and support of South Carolina’s home building industry. Both men were presented the trademark medallion and plaque during a ceremony on July…
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Free Relic Room lecture tells tragic story of the USS Frank E. Evans

[caption id="attachment_15956" align="alignnone" width="1920"] Rolf Buchner[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – At the height of the Vietnam War, the USS Frank E. Evans, a Sumner-class destroyer, was participating in an exercise with allies in the South China Sea when something went horribly wrong. She was accidentally rammed and cut in half by an Australian aircraft carrier, and…
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