April 20, 2018 RSS feed / Society

When women win, does everyone win?

What pops into your head when someone mentions Iceland, that beautiful island nation in the North Atlantic? That it’s a land of creeping glaciers, erupting volcanoes, spitting geysers, and snowy mountains? More...

The dead bird on my deck

I had a dead bird on my deck. A cardinal. It was out there about a week before I could bring myself to get it to the trash.  Some people believe cardinals are reminders of loved ones who have passed. More...

Andy Markl becomes Rotary Paul Harris Fellow

Andy Markl became Capital Rotary Club’s most recent addition to the ranks of Paul Harris Fellows, signifying a $1,000 contribution to the Rotary Foundation. Paul Harris Fellows receive a special pin, a certificate, and a medal. More...

1956 - Reflections of a special year

Following the theme of “Back in The Day— 1956—Remembering our Special Year,” 46 members of the Dreher High School Class of 1956 and their 22 guests gathered at the Forest Lake Country Club Saturday, April 7, 2018, for a reunio More...

How to jumpstart your personal writing

Writing for one’s self can be awfully important, but sometimes it isn’t easy. As soon as you tell yourself you’re going to write, grab your pen and paper and prepare to write, all of those incredible thoughts you had vanish. More...

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The Spirit of ’56 Committe make final plans for the 62nd DHS Class Reunion at Crave in March 2018. More...

Capital Rotary awards scholarships

Capital Rotary is awarding scholarships to two college- bound Midlands students following 19 applicant interviews in late March. Club members on the selection committee included Paul Gi llam, Allyson Way Hank and Darren Foy, and Pete Pillow. More...

Palmetto Chapter of Sisters in Crime supports women mystery writers

Four years ago, a few local authors decided the Midlands literary community needed more opportunities to support and encourage women who specialize in writing mystery novels. More...