Classes of 2009

Do not follow where the path may lead. Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail. —Ralph Waldo Emerson

Medal of Honor Convention appeals to Rotary

Maj. Gen. Nelson C. Lacy Any nation that does not  honor its heroes will not endure. —Abraham Lincoln We’re the land of the free as long as we’re the land of the brave. —Maj. Gen. Nelson C. Lacy Maj. Gen. Nelson C. Lacy commands the South Carolina State Guard, which was founded on May 22, 1670, in Charleston. The State […]

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Rotary rocks with Heart n’ Soul

Local author to have book signing for second novel

Four members of a family struggling with fear came alive in the mind of Janna McMahan as she jogged her 15 miles each week developing a story line before she tapped out words on her keyboard. The result was McMahan’s second novel, The Ocean Inside. As the book begins, Emmett and Lauren Sullivan appear to have a comfortable marriage, but […]

Eastminster Presbyterian Church Troop 10 presents two Eagle Scout awards

Robert Bruce Borucki Jr. Robert Bruce Borucki Jr. (Rob) is the son of Bob and Caroline Borucki, the older brother of Davis and Evelyn Ann, the grandson of Caroline Bristow Marchant and the late T. Eston Marchant, and the late Robert and Evelyn Borucki. He is a junior at Richland Northeast High School and is in the Horizon Magnet Program […]

Cub Scout visits The Columbia Star

Spring Valley Rotary Club hosts team from England

The Spring Valley Rotary Club, a member of Rotary District 7770, which includes the southern half of the state on the Atlantic coast, recently hosted a Group Study Exchange (GSE) team from Rotary District 1070, which includes the East Midlands of England. The Spring Valley club provided five host families and coordinated the teams Vocational Day hosted by Palmetto Health […]

Part 6: Revolution in the Basin

The American Revolution came relatively late to South Carolina compared to her sister colonies to the north but when it did come it was bloody and brutal. South Carolina had more battles and skirmishes during the Revolution than any other state. The War for Independence may have started in Massachusetts and ended in Virginia but the beginning of the end […]

SCBT employees raise $43,736.30

SCBT employees, customers and friends banded together to raise a total of $43,736.30 statewide for the Souper Bowl of Caring. All funds go directly to the local areas in which they were raised. Employees of the Columbia and Lexington offices raised $2,744.95 for SisterCare. The official Tartan kilt was provided by The Citadel courtesy of Jim Belahay, director of The […]