For a decade, Famously Hot New Year, a nonprofit organization since 2016, has brought visitors, residents, businesses, and community and civic leaders from diverse backgrounds together for South Carolina’s largest free New Year’s Eve party in downtown Columbia. Given the continued concerns around COVID-19 and its variants, the nonprofit’s board hasContinue Reading

Join the pack at Riverbanks for 11 wild nights of howling Halloween fun during Boo at the Zoo. Riverbanks’ annual Halloween spook-tacular will take place October 20 – 30 from 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm each night. The favorite fall tradition will once again offer guests safe, affordable, family-friendly entertainment.Continue Reading

More than 550 cadets, active duty and veteran students now proudly wear The Citadel class ring. The Class of 2022 marched across Summerall Field, directly into Summerall Chapel, where the rings were presented on Friday, Oct. 1. Local cadets who received their rings include: Benjamin Nicholson of Lexington, South CarolinaContinue Reading

The South Carolina State Museum will be offering Halloween fun for guests and members. Kids are invited to get creative and visit in costume for Spooky Saturdays on October 23 and 30. Kids (aged 3 – 12) in costume will receive free general admission on both Saturdays. Guests can enjoyContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. United States Senator Tim Scott, ranking member of the U.S. Senate Special Committee on Aging, praised Project H.O.P.E., a program of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD), as a model for elderly outreach and assistance which might be implemented by other agencies, nationwide. Scott’s remarksContinue Reading

At an event to celebrate the growth of Greg’s Groceries, a police-community relations program started by Serve & Connect, a Columbia, SC-based non-profit, AT&T and FirstNet presented the organization with a $125,000 contribution to further expand the reach and impact of Greg’s Groceries. In the last twelve months, Greg’s GroceriesContinue Reading

The owners of Hollow Creek Distillery are sharing their newest spirit. Owners Craig and Meredith Amick may have spent the last year expanding and remodeling, yet all the while, their newest spirit rested comfortably in a toasted oak barrel soaking in the essence and aromas that complete the palate ofContinue Reading