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Mike Maddock, General Manager

February 27, 2015 RSS feed / Society

Do you remember?

My Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

If I had known what was going to happen in my life one day last week, I would never have gotten out of bed. Have you ever thought about it? I mean knowing in advance what is going to happen. That’s the way life is. More...

Cayce-West Columbia Rotary shows its heart

In an effor t to address the issue of hungry families, The Cayce- West Columbia Rotary took on the “Rotary Has HEART” challenge and collected non-perishable food items for the food pantry sponsored by their meeting venue, Brookland Baptis More...

The Original Five Points Wild Irish Band will play in the St. Pat’s Parade

The Original Wild Irish Band will again participate in the Five Points St. Patrick's Day Parade Saturday, March 14. The band has been invited to numerous countries overseas to be a part of their parades and concerts. More...

Helen Elizabeth Willis Miller

Helen Elizabeth Willis Miller, 68, wife of Ben Neely Miller III, died February 19, 2015, of breast cancer. More...

Annual spaghetti dinner fundraiser to benefit American Heart Association

Sheriff Leon Lott said the Richland County Sheriff’s Department will co-sponsor a Spaghetti Dinner (a fresh salad, garlic bread and iced tea) Saturday March 7, 2015, at 6708 Two Notch Road, Dentsville Baptist Church (Fellowship Hall). More...