May 13, 2016 RSS feed / Society

Homeless No More putting families first

New research shows that 80 percent of homeless families in the Midlands who receive support do not reenter the system. That includes single mothers like Jeanette White. Jeanette left an abusive relationship. More...

Ralph Andrew Brown, USAF (Ret.)

We have lost a true man among men. Maj. Ralph Andrew Brown, USAF ( Ret.), 99, of Columbia, died Monday, May 9, 2016. More...

Lions are honored by their own

At the S. C. Lions Convention two weeks ago, many Blythewood Lions were recognized for outstanding performance and support. More...

Shandon United Methodist women donate to Meals on wheels program

Senior Resources received a $600 donation from Shandon United Methodist Women to support the Meals on Wheels program. More...

Journal Conference to be at Kanuga May 19-22

Attention all who use journal writing for healing, growth, and change including teachers, therapists, coaches, group facilitators as well as journal writers with any level of experience and writers and poets seeking new paths to creativity. More...

Do you remember?

I am refrigerated. That’s right—my brain is that way too—refrigerated. I was in the grocery store last week and passed a table of ripe bananas. It made me want to make some good ole homemade banana ice cream in my refrigerator. More...

The Courage of their Steps: Remembering the Fallen and their Families on Memorial day

How can we best remember the courage, quality, and sacrifice of the fallen on Memorial Day? More...

Many help WWII Vet visit his daughter

Herbert Cooke, a World War II veteran, lived in a condo with his daughter, Virginia, in Irmo, S. C., until a few months ago when his daughter needed to go to a rehabilitation facility. More...

St. Andrews woman’s Club’s raises money for charity

St. Andrews Woman’s Club met Monday night, April 25, 2016, at their state headquarters at 1511 Laurel Street to celebrate the success of the club’s 34th St. Andrews Woman’s Club Bridal Showcase held February 28.  More...

Miss Lybrand and Mr. Alpert exchange vows April 30, 2016

Rebecca Barron Lybrand and Ryan Geoffrey Alpert were married April 30, 2016, at six o’clock in the evening at Trenholm Road United Methodist Church in Columbia, South Carolina. The Rev. Dr. William Bouknight performed the ceremony. More...