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Palmetto Health team saves vision of local high school football player

  Friday night lights and high school football will be starting again soon and Jalen Brown hopes to one day be back on the field. In the spring he wasn’t so sure he’d ever play [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|Health, Sports|0 Comments

Local students named to freshman honor roll at Lander

Lander University has named Courtney Ellison, of Irmo; Nyla Morton and Savvon Weston, of Columbia to the freshmen honor roll for earning top academic achievements during the second semester of the 2016-17 school year. The [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|School News|0 Comments

Providence Health earns national recognition

  U.S. News & World Report 2017-2018 Best Hospitals list identifies Providence Health as a High Performer in five areas of service, making it one the top hospitals in the state for a second year [...]

By |August 16th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Richland Two head start programs August 18

Sixth- and ninth-graders in Richland Two get a head start on the new school year by participating in either “Step-Up to Sixth” or “Fresh Start” August 18. All district middle schools will host Step-Up to [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Newberry Opera House prepares for 20th season

National and internationally known performances are coming to the Newberry Opera House in its 20th season. From Comedian Henry Cho to Pianist Michelle Cann; there will be something for everyone. Kicking off the season, Saliva [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Entertainment|0 Comments

State Museum tickets on sale for August eclipse

The South Carolina State Museum has announced tickets are on sale for its 2017 Total Eclipse weekend events. The weekend-long celebration of eclipse activities, presented by SCE&G, from August 18 - 21, will take place [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Recreation|0 Comments

Zoo names new president

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the promotion of Thomas K. Stringfellow to president and CEO. Stringfellow becomes the third executive to oversee the Zoo in its 43-year-history. Stringfellow most recently served as Riverbanks' interim [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Recreation|0 Comments

Palmetto Health offers book bag safety tips

  A new school year is just around the corner and parents are busy stocking up on school supplies. Many parents like to take advantage of the tax-free weekend, which is set for August 4-6. [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Newberry Luau August 19

The Newberry Opera House Guild will be hosting its semi-annual Luau August 19 at 7 pm during Newberry Eclipse Fest. The event will feature music by Grand Illusion, authentic hula dancers, a silent auction, and [...]

By |August 15th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

LRADAC receives Working Well awards

  LRADAC has been recognized by Working Well for achieving the highest standards of excellence in the areas of Nutrition and Food Environment, Physical Activity, Tobacco-Free Workplace, and Financial Wellbeing. Working Well was founded through [...]

By |August 14th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments