The Big Apple calls two more talents

Elizabeth Bays, a graduate of Richland Northeast and College of Charleston, with two years’ post-graduate work at William Esper Conservatory, also is pursuing her dream in The Big Apple. She is affiliated with Actors Theatre New York. “Next up for me is a leading role in Photoluminescence, part of Hudson Guild Theatre’s Winterfest, a run of new works,” said Bays […]

Capital Rotary inducts two new members

Commercial banker Austin McVay and healthcare professional Jon Belsher have been inducted into Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club. McVay, shown with sponsor Denise Holland, is a Greenville native with undergraduate and graduate degrees from Clemson University. He is a commercial relationship manager with TD Bank and previously worked at Verizon Wireless and ScanSource in Greenville and for GE Energy in Atlanta. […]

The 101st year of Girl Scouts selling cookies begins with the return of the popular Girl Scout S’mores.

Girl Scouts of South Carolina-Mountains to Midlands enters the next century of Girl Scouts selling cookies. The Girl Scout Cookie Program® not only teaches girls essential entrepreneurial skills but also powers amazing experiences for them across the United States. After last year’s 100th anniversary of Girl Scouts selling cookies, troops in South Carolina are kicking off this season with the […]

Bengals claw Hawks

The Blythewood Bengals pulled out their claws and set the tone early taking down the Hammond Skyhawks 76-54 in a winners’ bracket game on the second night of the Palmetto Winter Classic at Ben Lippen School Friday, December 29. Blythewood head coach Zeke Washington said not to be fooled by a 22-point win. “It was tough,” the Blythewood coach said. […]

Blythewood clips Flora

Blythewood senior guard Jonathan Breland had a game-high 26 points to lead the Bengals to a hard-fought 64-60 win over the A.C. Flora Falcons in the night-cap game of the first night of the Palmetto Winter Classic at Ben Lippen School Thursday, December 28. The Bengals jumped out to a 16-8 first quarter lead as Breland sparked the Bengals with […]

Falcons fall short to Knights

A.C. Flora continues a pattern early in the season of coming just this close and being unable to close the deal late in the game. That pattern continued Friday night, December 29 at the Palmetto Winter Classic tournament, when the Falcons fell 64-61 to the Village Christian Academy Knights (Fayetteville, N.C.). Flora head coach Joshua Staley says his team is […]

Knights win big over Ben Lippen

The Village Christian Academy Knights (Fayetteville, N.C.) opened the Palmetto Winter Classic with an 86-56 win over the host Ben Lippen Falcons Thursday, December 28 in the Steve Caswell Athletic Center on the Ben Lippen campus. The Knights had an enormous size advantage over the Falcons and put it to work right away. The Falcons major scoring came from guard […]

Skyhawks overtake Saints

The Hammond Skyhawks started slowly and took flight just before halftime, fighting off the Christian Academy Saints (Myrtle Beach, S.C.) 69-58 in the second game of the Palmetto Winter Classic Thursday, December 28. Hammond put three players in double figures: Lucas Prickett with a game-high 21 points, followed by Trent Green with 15 points, and Isaiah Washington with 12. The […]