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Mike Maddock, General Manager

December 25, 2009 RSS feed / Society

“Ties that Bind” conference to be January 9, 2010

With the recession still hitting many South Carolina families hard, a broad coalition of community, labor, and faith based organizations is organizing a conference called “Ties that Bind” at the SCEA Building, 421 Zimalcrest Drive Januar More...

Colonial Ball held in Charleston

The South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution held its Nineteenth Colonial Ball with Debutante Presentation on Saturday, December 19, 2009, at the Charleston Place Hotel. More...

How to take photos like a pro

Photographs of friends and family go with the holidays like fruit cake and sugar cookies, and the South Carolina State Museum will offer tips on taking great holiday pictures in a program Tuesday, December 29 at 1:30 pm. More...