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Sept. 27 museum lecture to cover history of the United Confederate Veterans

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The United Confederate Veterans was formed in 1889 by former soldiers and sailors of the Confederate States, and it had several purposes: • Caring for widows and orphans of veterans. • Caring for disabled veterans. • Preserving Confederate relics and artifacts. • Organizing reunions and fraternal gatherings. • Preserving a record of…
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Living historians to bring First World War to life at Relic Room

COLUMBIA, S.C. – As the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum brings its commemoration of the First World War to a close, a special Saturday program will celebrate Columbia’s particular contribution to winning the fight “Over There.” For the past year, the museum’s Malvina Gist Gallery has been dedicated to an exhibit called…
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Soda City Market Partners With The Moore Company

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Soda City is thrilled to announce a recent partnership with The Moore Company, Columbia’s leading boutique real estate agency. Existing event patrons, prospective residents, and community enthusiasts are encouraged to visit The Moore Company space at Soda City Market starting Saturday, September 7, 2019. With the exception of November 30, the date…
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Growth Hack Speakers Needed at 2019 Growth Summit

Fourth Annual Growth Summit hosted by ERG Payroll & HR Columbia, SC, August 28, 2019: ERG Payroll & HR has announced the Fourth Annual Growth Summit, which is taking place on October 4th. The Growth Summit is an event for people that want to grow themselves, their company, and their network. The event brings together…
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Aug. 30 lecture to tell story of 371st Infantry Regiment in the First

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The 371st Infantry Regiment of the U.S. Army, formed in South Carolina in 1917, was a segregated unit typical of its time, with black enlisted men and white officers. But when it arrived in France to fight in the spring of 1918, it found itself “segregated” in another way: It was split…
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Local Rescued Dog Becomes Award Winning Author

Josie, a yellow Lab and now service dog for her mom, was adopted seven years ago from Cullen's Archangel RescuE in Columbia, SC. and lives on a pond in Maine with her family. Josie and her co-author mom, Vernita Leins, were recently awarded the 2019 Next Generation Indie Book Award as Finalist in the Animals/Pets…
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June 28 Relic Room lecture to address failure to ‘win hearts and minds’ in Vietnam

[caption id="attachment_22258" align="alignnone" width="2984"] President Lyndon Johnson (right) appointed CIA veteran Robert Komer to run the multiple-agency "pacification" effort in Vietnam.[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – America fought two wars in Vietnam. One was on the battlefield, where U.S. forces nearly always prevailed. The other was a struggle for the hearts and minds of the Vietnamese people.…
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Ann Malpass Nominated for GFWC Jennie Award.

The Woman’s Club of Cayce is pleased to announce its nomination of Ann Malpass for the General Federation of Women’s Club’s prestigious Jennie Award. The Jennie is a national honor that recognizes extraordinary Woman’s Club members for lifetime personal excellence as volunteers within their clubs, their community and as family members. A dynamic member of…
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Video tells the story of one South Carolinian on D-Day

[caption id="attachment_21966" align="alignleft" width="224"] James Mooneyhan[/caption] COLUMBIA, S.C. – On June 6, 1944, Lt. James Richard Mooneyhan landed on the stretch of Norman shoreline code-named Dog Green – the same sector of Omaha Beach depicted in the harrowing opening minutes of “Saving Private Ryan.” For most of the rest of his life, like so many…
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