News from A.C. Flora

All- Star evening The AC Flora Foundation will host an All- Star Evening, celebrating the children, the shining stars of AC Flora High School, Friday, March 20, 7 pm- 9 pm at Midtown at Forest Acres (formerly Richland Fashion Mall) in the former Talbots store space, near the TGI Friday entrance. This will be an adults only evening featuring hors […]

It’s happening right here in your community

-ART University of South Carolina will host an exhibition of Southern folk- art materials and culture at the McKissick Museum through August 1. 777-2876. Palmetto Painters will hold its March meeting March 14, 10 am, at Green Hill Baptist Church. www.palmettopainters. com -BOOKS First Citizens Econ Book Club will be March 17, 5:30 pm- 7 pm, in the Tucker Conference […]

Salley, South Carolina

The Worlld Chitllin Capitall

Driving Distance: 55 minutes from Columbia What’s a Chitlin’? It’s Salley’s way of spelling “chitterling,” which is a small hog intestine served fried and boiled. Although chitlins smell raunchy, they taste similar to a pork skin. During the winter of 1735, the Salley area was settled by three Swiss/ German families: John Corbitt Sr., John Corbitt Jr., and John Salley. […]

Palmetto Health Richland Total Joint Center offers Adaptive Gardening Seminar

Gardening is one of the most popular national pastimes. The activity can be enjoyed by almost everyone, whether young or old, weak or strong, able- bodied or handicapped. It can be a vigorous activity or a sedentary one. As gardeners grow older or physical abilities change, they may need a little help to continue to make their garden grow. Palmetto […]

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The South’s Prettiest Small Town

Part 4: Edenton's historic buildings

The scuttlebutt in Edenton still revolved around the infamous Little Rascals child abuse case that resulted in Ofra Bikel’s documentaries – Innocence Lost, The Verdict, and The Plea . But many citizens were proud that the Will Patton movie, Dog Days of Summer, was filmed there. We, however, were more interested in the town’s historical buildings, especially the courthouse, the […]

Sandhills School Art Gala April 24

Sandhills School will be hosting its fifth annual “Celebrate the Faces of Sandhills” Art Gala, April 24, at the school located at 1500 Hallbrook Drive. This event showcases the works of local artists, while at the same time raises money for Sandhills School. This year there will be artwork by over 50 local artists for sale, along with a silent […]

Students to make up snow day April 13

Richland One students will make up the day of school they missed on March 2 by attending classes on Monday, April 13. District schools and administrative offices were closed March 2 because of the forecast for inclement weather. Under state law, students are required to attend school 180 days, so the missed day of school must be made up before […]

Local speech and debate tournament draws talent and crowd

Over 140 students, their families, and members of the community crowded the halls and rooms of St. Andrews Baptist Church for the second Region 8 qualifying debate tournament last Thursday through Saturday. These homeschooled students, ages 12 to 18, are part of the National Christian Forensics & Communications Association (NCFCA) and participate in large tournaments in the spring. Paul Aluri […]

Pine Grove Rosenwald School listed in National Register of Historic Places

The Richland County Recreation Commission’s Pine Grove Rosenwald School is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Pine Grove community deeded their historic school building and grounds to the Recreation Commission in 2004. To date, $94,000 in grants from the Richland County Conservation Commission and $50,000 from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation Preservation Fund have been […]