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SC State Agency Releases Memo About Flooding Impact on Termite Treatments

Termite Retreatment Encouraged for Flooded Structures Columbia, S.C. (Oct. 9, 2018) – As the hurricane season continues across the Carolinas, the South Carolina Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) has released a memorandum to South Carolina homeowners and licensed pest control operators, underlining the impact of a sustained weather event, such as recent flooding, on termite…
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SC Independent Colleges & Universities, Inc. (SCICU) Names Dr. Jeffrey Perez New President & CEO

[caption id="attachment_17436" align="alignleft" width="175"] Dr. Jeffrey Perez[/caption] COLUMBIA, SC -- Dr. Jeffrey Perez, an accomplished higher education leader and public affairs strategist, has been named the seventh president and CEO of South Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities, Inc. (SCICU). Russell Cook, chair of the SCICU Board of Trustees, announced the appointment at SCICU’s Fall Board…
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Military history takes to the skies in special program at museum

[caption id="attachment_17324" align="alignleft" width="300"] Elliott White Springs[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Saturday, Sept. 29, history will take to the wild blue at the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum. “Early Aviation Daredevils and Pioneers!” is the name of the day-long program, and it will take visitors back to the days when human flight…
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I Believe Anita Hill: Network in Columbia

The 27th annual Anita Hill Party will be held Tuesday, Oct. 23, in Columbia, to once again encourage women and men to stand up and speak out for justice and equality. “I Believe Anita Hill!” is likely South Carolina’s largest networking opportunity for women. “I Believe Anita Hill!” is also the nation’s oldest continuous remembrance…
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DJJ Youth Taking College Biblical Literature Course

Students at the Department of Juvenile Justice's Broad River Road Complex are getting a jump-start on their college careers. For the past two years, DJJ and Allen University have partnered to offer college courses to youth inside the agency's long-term facility, including English 101 and English 200. For the first time, Allen University is offering Biblical…
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SRNS Named Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council’s 2018 Corporation of the Year

[caption id="attachment_16793" align="alignnone" width="1650"] Savannah River Nuclear Solutions employees accepting the 2018 “Corporation of the Year” award presented by the Carolinas-Virginia Minority Supplier Development Council are Lorri Wright, Cheryl Hartfield, Dominique Milton (CVMSDC President), Jay Johnson and Janette Robinson.[/caption] AIKEN, S.C., (Aug. 27, 2018) – Savannah River Nuclear Solutions (SRNS) has been recognized as the…
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Free lecture tells of Selma’s role as manufacturing center for Confederacy

[caption id="attachment_16778" align="alignleft" width="300"] Bill Lockridge[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – Selma, Alabama, is remembered today as a critical battleground of the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s, the city’s name alone evocative enough to serve as the title of a film about that struggle. But a century earlier, it was a heavy manufacturing center that produced…
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City of Columbia along with Partnered Agencies to Host the “Columbia Kids $ave” Children’s Savings Account (CSA) PILOT Program Press Conference

The City of Columbia Community Development Department in partnership with Richland County School District One and South State Bank will host the “Columbia Kids $ave” Children’s Savings Account (CSA) PILOT Program Kickoff/press conference. The kickoff will include a live performance by the children’s band Pears for Bears and mascots from our sponsoring banks. Private corporate…
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Build a Free Website for Your Business

Sponsored by the Newberry Small Business Development Center. Learn how to build a free website for your small business and how to use search engine optimization (SEO) to drive traffic to your website! Part 1 - Build your Website Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 9:00am EDT Registration Required $45 to attend. Must bring your own laptop.Limited to…
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