Top officials at Fort Jackson are taking on some of the responsibility following complaints of sub-standard housing conditions on base after the Army launched a nationwide effort to step-up inspections and increase transparency between military bases and their partners.
According to their website, the Auntie Karen Foundation’s mission is to create and implement a series of reproducible community outreach programs designed to empower, enlighten, and educate through the arts.
It’s been a little over a week since a fire ripped through several buildings in downtown Bamberg, and because of that fire, U.S. 301, which goes right through the center of downtown, is still closed off.
Homeowners in Blythewood says they’re in a property battle with a big out of state investor, and now they need help from County Council. Residents say an area that is zoned for green space and recreation could be at risk of major construction if the council doesn’t step in.
As that tornado ripped through Lexington County, residents took shelter inside their homes and hoped for the best. One woman on Muddy Springs Road in Lexington County believes that she only made it out okay by the grace of God.
Saturday, folks in Columbia didn't have to travel to New Orleans to get in on the fun, they just had to head down to the Rosewood Neighborhood to see the 9th annual Mardi Gras Columbia Festival and Parade.
The Young Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar is kicked off their 18th annual Cinderella Project, providing gently used and new prom dresses, shoes, and accessories to high school students all over the state.
“Decisions that put the financial stability of a school district at risk and put the education of students and tax dollars of the public in jeopardy cannot be tolerated,” Spearman said in the announcement.
Through the weather, many came out to enjoy the food, vendors and music being played. George Devlin, chair of the Harambee Festival Committee says he has been a part of the event since its start in 1989.
The Quality Model Group of companies (The QM Group) announced Wednesday an expansion of its existing Orangeburg County plastic injection molding operations. The firm’s $9.5 million investment is projected to create 37 new jobs.
An attorney for two former tenants of Allen Benedict Court apartments is calling the Columbia Housing Authority a “slum lord,” as the agency grapples in the fallout of two men found dead in their apartments in late January.
Dukes said he has seen a steady increase over the years of tourists popping in for some grub while visiting Columbia. “We rely strongly on the local community. We see tourism as our voice outside of Columbia.”
Coastal Carolina students are welcoming another friendly face around the Conway campus. Savannah Thompson, namesake of all-abilities Myrtle Beach playground built in 2016, is the newest university ambassador at Coastal Carolina. The group took to Instagram Friday to welcome Savannah.