By Alex Junes-Ward Four members of the South Carolina Black Belt Hall of Fame received Global Eco Adventures’ (GEA) coveted IRONMAN award during an awards luncheon held at Travinia Italian Kitchen & Wine Bar in northeast Columbia, Thurs., Aug. 26. The GEA awards recognized Mr. Keith Vitali, Mr. Bruce Brutschy,Continue Reading

Gov. Henry McMaster presented South Carolina Press Association Executive Director Bill Rogers with the Order of the Palmetto during his retirement party on July 15 at The River Center in Columbia. The Order of the Palmetto is the state’s highest civilian honor, given to residents “in recognition of a lifetimeContinue Reading

On June 8 at the Hunter-Gatherer Brewery at the Curtiss-Wright Hangar, the Columbia Chamber and the Leadership Columbia Advisory Board (LCAB) honored 36 graduates of the Leadership Columbia program. The Class of 2021 completed an orientation, a retreat, ten class days and a class project with the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition.Continue Reading

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) is proud to announce that Pamela Bynoe-Reed, the organization’s Director of Marketing & Community Affairs/PIO has been selected by Integrated Media Publishing as one of the 2021 SC Women in Business: Women to Watch. The prestigious award honors selected businesswomen across SouthContinue Reading

Lexington County Treasurer Jim Eckstrom, of Irmo, received the Harry O. Harman Award at Saturday’s meeting of the Lexington County Republican Party. The award, named for longtime coroner Harry Harman, is given to the elected official who most exemplifies selfless public service. Eckstrom has been Treasurer since 2008. Pictured, MarcusContinue Reading