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Basket Manufacturer Hopes for Mild Winter

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Terry Roof and many members of his family have spent their entire careers making baskets. “When I was born, my parents put me in a basket,” Roof jokes. “When I outgrew it, they put me in a bigger one. This is all I’ve ever done."

Virtual One-on-One Instruction for Autistic Students

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Karl Smith Jr. learned to both tie his shoes and read using software products called DT Trainer and Activity Trainer designed by his father.

Swinton Pushed Benedict Forward

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

The longest-serving president in Benedict’s 141-year history, Swinton will leave behind a legacy of accomplishment. Enrollment has more than doubled since he arrived in 1994.

Medical Research, Knowledge, Pointing the Way to Better Health and Lives State Facilities Involved in Numerous Clinical Trials

Feb 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

“Never before has our medical knowledge expanded at such an explosive rate. Personalized medicine, genomics, and other fields of medical research are changing health and health care worldwide literally daily.”

Communities In Schools: Keeping Students on the Right Path

Jan 02, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Many students in the Columbia area depend on a program called Communities In Schools (CIS) of the Midlands to help them stay the course in their studies.

Sunset Primary Care Now Seeing Patients in West Columbia

Sep 27, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Sunset Primary Care requires no insurance to receive treatment. Those without insurance don’t have to worry about paying exorbitant out-of-pocket costs, and patients with insurance will have another option to high deductibles or co-pays.

NAI Avant closes land for new RV dealership

Sep 27, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

John’s RV, LLC purchased the property from Hanover Fayette, LLC for $1,500,000.

Main and North Main Streets Awaken

Jan 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Good eats, good shopping, and more fun is coming to Main and North Main streets this year. Long neglected, the heart of downtown is experiencing a revitalization that will continue into this year as the few remaining properties available are redeveloped. Development is heating up in the North Main Street corridor as Main Street opportunities become fewer and fewer.

City Roots Founder Eyes Expansion

Jan 01, 2017 ● By Makayla Gay

Robbie McClam has been reinventing himself long before it became the buzz word it is today. He’s been a licensed professional architect, master planner and executive director for a South Carolina state agency, executive director of a development corporation, and a real estate developer. Today, he is an urban farmer, which he says is the most complex, yet rewards of all his professional endeavors.

Nonprofit Registration is Open for 5th Anniversary Year of Midlands Gives

Sep 26, 2017 ● By Emily Stevenson

Nonprofit registration is now open for the May 1, 2018 giving day. Registration is open until Dec. 19, 2017



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