Richland One holds groundbreaking ceremony for Vince Ford Early Learning Center

Imagine a place where children as young as six weeks old can learn, interact with others, and develop the skills they need to be ready to start school. That dream will be a reality in a couple of years, when Richland One’s Vince Ford Early Learning Center opens its doors. Richland One held a groundbreaking ceremony for the center February […]

Lexington Medical Center hosts therapy dog stress break

Dogs are affectionately called man’s best friend. But did you know their companionship also offers benefits for your heart health? Studies show a canine companion can help with everything from lowering blood pressure to reducing stress. That’s why Lexington Medical Center hosted its traditional “therapy dog stress break” where visitors and staff members could come to the hospital and spend […]

West Columbia mayor cuts ribbon for new bark park

Big barks, little barks, and wagging tails were anxiously waiting Thursday February 16 when West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles and administrator of development Tara Greenwood cut the ribbon for Bark West at 1940 Augusta Road, West Columbia. The mayor’s dog, Pepe, was eager to get inside to enjoy the tunnels, mounds of earth, and hills along with a safe fenced-in […]

Media Disappointments

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

Yahoo recently featured an article about a nasty disagreement between Joe Buck and ESPN’s Scott Van Pelt. The video appeared to show two old guys messing with one another for fun. Then, during the Super Bowl post game festivities, Terry Bradshaw got called out for body shaming legendary coach and self-proclaimed fat man Andy Reid. Based on a few Twitter […]

Find financial confidence in 2023


We often like to say, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks.” But when it comes to building better saving habits, both young and old can easily learn some new “tricks” that will help them take control of their finances. February 27 through March 3 is America Saves Week, an annual celebration that encourages individuals to become financially confident […]

Pineville, a historic refuge

Summer resort sprouts culture
Originally published April 6, 2007

Once Capt. James Sinkler spread the word that the pine ridge between the Cooper and Santee Rivers was productive for cotton and healthy for humans, other planters moved in around the settlement called Pineville. This migration occurred in the two decades after American Independence. The area was thickly covered with pines and dotted with small ponds and savannahs. The village […]

Nuf Sed


Dr. Vicki Young and Kenya Mingo of the S.C. Primary Health Care Association (SCPHCA) have been named to the board of directors of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce. Maria C. Martinez, dual enrollment coordinator in the admissions and recruiting department at Midlands Technical College, has been chosen as the January 2023 Service Excellence Leader of the Month. […]

American Airlines announces new nonstop service from CAE to Chicago

American Airlines has announced it will be starting a new nonstop route from the Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) to Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) beginning July 6, 2023. The route is available now to be booked on the American Airlines website. “American Airlines is delighted to offer new service between Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Chicago O’Hare International Airport starting this […]


Colliers South Carolina’s Rox Pollard, Danny Bonds, and John Gressette represented The Beach Company in the lease of ±3,280 square feet of retail space at Cardinal Crossing to Ascend Studios.