September 19, 2014 RSS feed / Society

Women played an important role in WWII

Veteran Marion Shealy was interviewed by WACH-Fox News when she returned home from Washington, D.C., with the S.C. Honor Flight. She was accompanied by her daughter, Julia Marie Hess. More...

Bill and Wera Joy celebrate 60 years of marriage

William L. Joy Sr. (Bill) and Wera Prosser Joy of Columbia celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on August 29, 2014. They were married in Old Johnsonville Methodist Church in Hemingway, South Carolina. They have resided in Columbia since 1954. More...

Shandon United Methodist Church recognizes its oldest member

Helen Thomasson, a member of SUMC for 80 years, with friends Roxanne and Hugh Corbett, and Dr. Michael L. Guffee Sr., senior minister of SUMC More...

Why she “just can’t leave”

You probably heard the news last week about Baltimore Ravens’ running back, Ray Rice. In February of this year, Ray knocked his fiancé, Janay, unconscious and then dragged her limp body out of an elevator in Atlantic City. More...

South Carolina: one of the worst states to have a baby

With September being the most popular month to have a baby and the United States having the most expensive birthing costs in the world, the leading personal finance social network WalletHub conducted an in-depth analysis of 2014’s Best and Wors More...

Major General Becker speaks to DAR

The USC Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution’s September meeting was held at the Lace House. Major General Bradley Becker, 47th Commanding General of Fort Jackson, spoke about “Service and Patriotism” at Fort Jackson. More...

Golden Kiwanis Foundation gives to the community

Each year the Golden K Foundation (part of the Golden K Kiwanis Club), which is a 501(c) corporation, gives money in support of projects that serve children in distress or need in the Central Midlands of S.C. More...

Do you remember?

Who’s Afraid of Gregory Gustavius Grasshopper?

There is a tune racing around in my head that sounds like “Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf” except I am putting the word Gregory Grasshopper in instead of Virginia Woolf. More...