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October 3, 2008 RSS feed / News

Do warthogs wear lipstick?

Ray Derrick entertained members of The Explorers Club at their monthly meeting with a slideshow of his latest African safari. More...

Captain John Randolph Miot

Capt . John Randolph Miot (1829- 1877) was born in Charleston. At age 16 he enlisted in Company F of the Palmetto Regiment and served in the Mexican War. He was the first to plant the US flag on the ramparts of Mexico City. More...

S.C. ranks #2 in the nation for women being killed by men

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month

According to "When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2006 Homicide Data" released recently by the Violence Policy Center in Washington, DC, South Carolina ranks #2 in the nation for the number of women killed by men. More...

Mimosa Garden Club celebrates 70 years

A tea was held, with hats optional, on Tuesday, September 23 at 2 pm, at The Siebels House, 1601 Richland Street, in celebration of the 70th Anniversary of the founding of the Mimosa Garden Club. More...

Rules for letterboxing

These rules include common sense guidelines: •Leave no trace •Practice safety when planting or searching for boxes. If searchers could possibly run into dangers, include warnings in your clues when you plant a box. More...

Small be comes Big

Wendle Snapp thinks small. Ever since he was small, he has focused on miniatures. Now the collection of small has become Big - threatening to fill his house to capacity. More...