Thomas Mullikin Jr. to lead the internationally recognized non-profit By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Thomas Mullikin, Jr., son of Dr. Tom Mullikin, chair of the S.C. Floodwater Commission, was named president of Global Eco Adventures (GEA), the S.C.-based global environmental exploration and education non-profit founded by his father in 2014.Continue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) became the presenting “named” sponsor of the third-annual South Carolina 7 (SC7) expedition with the University’s sponsoring donation of $25,000. The announcement made jointly in Charleston and Columbia, Jan. 10. Led by Dr. Tom Mullikin, acclaimed global expeditionContinue Reading

Aquila Theatre Company presents a stage version of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s iconic classic. Adapted from novel to play, the quintessential American Jazz Age story about millionaire Jay Gatsby and his obsession with former lover Daisy Buchanan will come to the Newberry Opera House this month. Created and directed by AquilaContinue Reading

Article and photo by Barbara Burchfield Lake Murray Coast Guard Auxiliary member Kenny Uschelbec was honored for 40 years of service December, at the annual Change of Watch ceremony, attended by Auxiliary leadership, members and families. As a Coxswain qualified to Coast Guard standards, Uschelbec was trained to respond toContinue Reading

Mullikin and Quiroga to lead Ecuadorian expedition in 2022 By W. Thomas Smith Jr. COLUMBIA, S.C. – Dr. Tom Mullikin, the celebrated global expedition leader from South Carolina and chair of the S.C. Floodwater Commission, is planning yet another grand adventure: This one, not unlike his annual, month-long SC7 expeditionContinue Reading

The Columbia Philatelic Society, the oldest stamp club in South Carolina, is holding their winter stamp show February 19 – 20 at Spring Valley High School, 120 Sparkleberry Lane, Columbia. Hours are: Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. More than 10 vendors fromContinue Reading

Beginning January 1 vehicle and motorcycle owners can get a 250th Year Anniversary Revolutionary War specialty license plate. The plate is to commemorate the 250th anniversary of the Revolutionary War and is available to all South Carolina residents for the price of regular vehicle registration. Governor McMaster signed the plateContinue Reading

While next year’s tax season is still a few months away, taking steps now to make sure you’re organized and prepared can save you time, headaches, and even money later. The South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) offers the following tips and reminders for both tax professionals and individuals. TipsContinue Reading