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Here is a list of links and information mentioned on WIS News 10:

Tuesday, August 14th

Friday, August 10th

Monday, July 30th

  • Every Kid in a Park Program

Wednesday, July 26th

Thursday, June 7- Sunday, June 10:

Thursday, May 31:

Tuesday, May 22nd:

Thursday, April 26th: 

Thursday, April 5th

Tuesday, February 27th

Monday, February 19th 

Friday, February 9th

Thursday, February 8th

Thursday, December 28th

Tuesday, November 21st

Thursday, November 2nd

Wednesday, November 1st

Monday, October 30

Friday, October 20

Thursday October 19

Wednesday October 18

Job Fairs Today:

  • The Santee-Lynches Regional Council of Governments, SC Works and other business partners are hosting a job fair at the Sumter County Civic Center. Doors will open to veterans only from 9am to 9:30, and then the general public from 9:30 to 1pm.
  • United Way of the Midlands Breaking Barriers Employment Resource Fair, 9 am to Noon at Richland Library Main Branch on Assembly Street.
  • American Security job fair,  10 to 3, 2319 Old Frink Street in Cayce.
  • DJJ is recruiting juvenile corrections officers and for other positions within the department from 9 to 3 at the Bill Rogers Community Connections Center at DJJ's Broad River Road Complex in Columbia.
  • Grace Christian Church on Monticello Road Pathways out of Poverty job fair from 10 to 2. 

Monday, October 16

Friday, October 12

  • Annual Fall Fest: Join Grammy-nominated Gospel Artist and Pastor Travis Greene and his church, Forward City Church for their 2nd Annual Fall Fest. It goes down this Saturday, October 14th from 1 pm to 6 pm at the South Carolina State House. Click here to register.

Wednesday, October 11

Tuesday, October 10

Monday, Oct. 2

Thursday, Sept. 21

Friday, Sept. 15

Wednesday, Sept. 13

Friday, Sept. 8th

Wednesday, Sept. 6th

  • Volunteer to help with Columbia Relief - Email 

Friday, Sept. 1st

Monday, August 14

  • Employ SC job fair 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

        Center for Advanced Technical Studies, 916 Mount Vernon Church Road, Chapin, SC 29036

           Job Page for Carolinas Association of General Contractors

  • Aramark/Carolina Food Company Team at USC Job fair, 1705 College St, second floor, Monday Aug 14 to Wed Aug 16 from 10-4. 

            Bring two forms of valid ID to be considered for an on the spot job offer. Pre apply online 

Friday, August 4

Thursday, August 3rd

Friday, July 31st

Friday, July 28th

    onday, July 24th

    Monday, July 24 - Thursday, July 27

    Thursday, July 20

    Monday July 10

    • City of Columbia Disaster Recovery Sessions for Recovery Assistance for Impacted Neighborhoods

    Monday, July 10, 2017
    12 noon – 1:30 p.m.
    2101 Walker Solomon Way (Charles R. Drew Wellness Center)

    Monday, July 10, 2017
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    3165 Beltline Blvd.

    Wednesday, July 12, 2017
    12 noon – 1:30 p.m.
    2111 Simpkins Lane (Cecil Tillis Center)

    Monday, July 17, 2017
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    1650 Park Circle (Lourie Center)

    Wednesday, July 19, 2017
    12 noon – 1:30 p.m.
    1650 Park Circle (Lourie Center)

    Monday, July 24, 2017
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    2111 Simpkins Lane (Cecil Tillis Center)

    Monday, July 31, 2017
    6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
    1113 Parkside Drive (Earlewood Park)

    Wednesday, August 2, 2017
    12 noon – 1:30 p.m.
    1113 Parkside Drive (Earlewood Park)

    For additional information, please contact Community Development at 803-545-3373.

    Thursday, June 29

    • Famously Hot Blood Drive: 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St. To schedule an appointment to give at the Famously Hot blood drive, visit and enter sponsor code famouslyhot, call 1-800-RED CROSS or download the Blood Donor App. 
    • Live is a Cycle:  6 PM, Finlay Park (route is available at

    Wednesday, June 22

    Wednesday, June 14

    Monday, June 12

    • SC Summer Food
    • GOP nominee and York County businessman Ralph Norman announced an 11 county tour ahead of the June 20th special election for Congress. Norman will hit the road starting Monday in Lancaster, Lee, and Kershaw counties:

    MONDAY, JUNE 12, 2017                       

    8:00 am            


    901 Highway #9 Bypass, West 

    Lancaster, SC

    8:40 am           


    1205 N Main Street

    Lancaster, SC 

    10:25 am

    McKenzie Furniture

    15 Townlee Lane

    Lugoff, SC

    11:00 am

    FD Goodale's Jewelry

    543 DeKalb Street

    Camden, SC 

    11:30 am

    Haile Street Grill

    1350 Haile Street

    Camden, SC 

    12:35 pm

    Blackmon's  Little Midget

    1012 Market Street

    Camden, SC 

    1:00 pm

    Camden Jewelers, Inc.

    1008 Broad Street

    Camden, SC 29020 

    1:25 pm

    Newman Furniture

    2518 Broad Street

    Camden, SC 29020 

    3:30 pm

    South Carolina Cotton Museum/Lee County Veterans Museum 

    129 W. Cedar Lane

    Bishopville, SC 29010 

    5:30 pm

    Seagull's Grill Lancaster

    1305 Hwy 9 Bypass W

    Lancaster, SC 29720 

    Friday, June 9

    Wednesday, June 7

    Monday, June 5

    Friday, May 26

    Tuesday, May 23

    Friday, May 19

    Thursday, May 18

    • Fort Jackson Retiree Appreciation Days: 

    There will be a free continental breakfast at the Officers Club beginning at 7:30 a.m., and to avoid the traffic associated with the graduation, participants will be given transportation to Hilton Field to observe graduation and returned back to the Officers Club after the graduation.  Preceding graduation, there will be a special "pinning ceremony" where the Vietnam veterans will received a special pin commemorating their service.  Retirees will, again, have the option to march in the "Pass in Review" and they will have reserved VIP seating.  It is a great opportunity for the veterans to participate, be recognized, and display for the parents and loved ones of our newest soldiers the full military lifecycle and lifelong commitment. Please RSVP at (803) 751-5166.  

    The Basic Combat Training Graduation Ceremony is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. at Hilton Field, where we will, honor our veterans.  The guest speaker will be retired Command Sgt. Maj. Dennis King.  

    A Golf Tournament is scheduled for 9 a.m., May 20, at the Fort Jackson Golf Club. 

    Golf Club Members pay $40 per person. Non-members and guest prices are $50 per person. Prices include cart and user fees, prizes, a barbecue lunch and grounds maintenance fees for non-members.

    The Main Exchange and Commissary will participate in Retiree Appreciation Days Saturday with in-store sales beginning 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. 

    A Retiree Health and Benefits Exposition is scheduled for May 20. The expo will take place at the Solomon Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  An assortment of health services and informational organizations will be on-site at the expo the South Carolina Department of Veteran Affairs and various Fort Jackson activities.  

    Retirees are also invited to participate in the Victory Bingo and No Tap Bowling; both events are scheduled for May 20.  All retirees who plan to participate in tournaments should call the Family and Morale, Welfare and Recreation Business Operations Office at 751-3411.

    Monday, May 15

    Thursday, May 11

    Wednesday, May 10

    Tuesday, May 9

    Thursday, May 4th

    • Mayor's Bike & Walk Summit: May 4th and May 5th, 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., iT-ology Building, 1301 Gervais St., #200, Open to the public; registration is required, can be completed online or day of, and includes lunch: $35 for both days, $20 for one day. Click here to register.

    Wednesday, May 3rd

    Monday, May 1st

    Wednesday, April 26

    Monday, April 24

    Friday, April 21

    Thursday, April 20

    How to collect a dead bird to send to DHEC for West Nile Virus testing:

    • Do not touch a bird (dead or alive) with bare hands:
    • Use gloves, or;
    • Pick the bird up with doubled, clear plastic bags that have been turned inside out (covering your hand). Invert the bag over the bird (uncovering your hand) and seal the bird in the doubled plastic bags.
    • Keep the bagged bird cool until it can be placed on ice or in a refrigerator. If the bird carcass cannot be delivered to DHEC within 24-36 hours of collection, freeze it until delivery or shipment.
    • Download and complete the DHEC Dead Bird Submission and Reporting Sheet for West Nile virus and submit it, along with the dead bird, to your local DHEC office. Click here for a list of local DHEC offices.
    • Click here for more information

    Wednesday, April 19

    Friday, April 14

    Lexington County Fire Service firefighters will take to the streets April 20 to April 22 to collect funds to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association at the following locations:

    • Platt Spring & Emmanuel Church roads
    • Pine St. & Ramblin Rd
    • Juniper Springs & Two Notch roads
    • Four-way intersection at Oak Drive and Mineral Springs Rd
    • Columbia Avenue & West Main Street
    • Intersection of Amicks Ferry Road and Highway 76
    • Intersection of Church Street and East 1st Street
    • Walmart entrance on South Lake Drive

    Thursday, April 6

    Wednesday, March 29

    Monday, March 27

    Thursday, March 23

    Tuesday, March 21

    Monday, March 13

    Thursday, February 23

    Monday, February 20

    Friday, February 17

    Tuesday, February 14

    Saturday, February 11

    Wednesday, February 8

    Tuesday, January 31

    Wednesday, Jan. 25

    Community Learning Grants

    Wednesday, Jan. 18

    Thursday, January 5

    Monday, December 26

    ·         Ball Park Road – 301 Ball Park Rd, Lexington

    ·         Bush River Road – 6109 Bush River Rd, Columbia

    ·         Chapin – 103 Distant Ln, Chapin

    ·         Edmund – 325 Landfill Lane, Lexington

    ·         Sandhills – 3241 Charleston Hwy, Cayce 

    ·         Southeast – 538 Martin Neese Rd, Swansea

    Many more locations found here:

    Wednesday, December 20

    Friday, December 16

    Thursday, December 8

    Sixth Annual Operation Spread the Joy

    Bojangles' Bash: Friday December 9, 2016. 5:00 PM York Prep vs. 22 Ft. Academy. 6:15 PM Spring Valley vs. Abraham Lincoln (NY) 6:30 PM Bojangles’ VIP Hospitality Room Opens

    Tuesday, December 6

    The L.P.D. Toys For Tots “Fill The MRAP” schedule includes events on the following days and times:

    November 18, 2016                   Target              9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Novmeber 21, 2016                   Target              9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    November 22, 2016                   Kmart               9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    November 23, 2016                   Walmart           3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    November 28, 2016                   Target              3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    November 29, 2016                   Kmart               3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    November 30, 2016                   Walmart           9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    December 2, 2016                     Kmart               3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    December 5, 2016                     Walmart           3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    December 6, 2016                     Kmart               9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    December 7, 2016                     Walmart           9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    December 9, 2016                     Target              9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Thursday, December 1

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