On Sept. 14, in an effort to get more people to vote in the upcoming elections, Jackson took to Twitter vowing to give a lesson on how to swear in several different languages if 2,500 people pledged to vote.
On the 19th anniversary of the September 11th terrorist attacks, the 9/11 Remembrance Foundation of South Carolina will honor South Carolina Midlands first responders and military service members during a 9/11 Historical Morning of Remembrance program.
Both full-time Virtual Academy and hybrid model Lexington Two students will receive free meals at school and by curbside pickup after the USDA extended its summer meals program amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Priority is being given to households in counties that contain a school district that has been defined by the South Carolina Department of Education as having a poverty rate greater than or equal to 86%.
The COMET is honoring one of South Carolina’s civil rights icons, Sarah Mae Flemming, through its “Saving Sarah’s Seat” campaign to spotlight her contributions to the civil rights movement in our state and country.
Columbia Police Department Chief W.H. “Skip” Holbrook reviewed CPD’s current use-of-force policy and recommended revisions which included a ban on chokeholds and carotid artery holds (“sleeper” holds) unless deadly force is authorized.