Tuesday – Richland Library Edgewood Renovation Project Invitation to Pre-Bid Outreach Meeting – Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 2:30 PM at the Richland Library Main located at 1431 Assembly Street, Columbia, SC 29201. Small, Minority and Women Business Enterprises are strongly encouraged to attend this important meeting to get valuable information about the available construction and supplier […]
Friday – World Heart Day Celebration – Friday, September 29, 2017 from 12 PM – 2 PM at Spirit Communications Park, 1640 Freed Street, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine will host the Move with the Mayor World Heart Day Celebration at noon on Sept. 29 at Spirit Communications Park. James Patrick, fitness guru, will lead […]
Orangeburg, SC – Paragon Builders, an Orangeburg-based general and mechanical contractor, recently completed its first home rebuild resulting from the 2015 floods that devastated many South Carolinians. The rebuild took place in Sumter, SC, where the 18-year old company constructed a new ADA-accessible home for a flood victim whose home was left uninhabitable after the […]
The fifth anniversary year of Midlands Gives, Central Carolina Community Foundation’s 24-hour online giving challenge has begun. Nonprofit registration is now open for the May 1, 2018, giving day, which will again be headquartered at the South Carolina State Museum. Registration is open until Dec. 19, 2017, at http://www.MidlandsGives.org. Central Carolina Community Foundation’s annual online giving day allows […]
"It is a true honor and privilege to be given such a prestigious award by the state's oldest chapter of the NAACP," said Seawright. "The NAACP continues to do meaningful work in communities across the state and country to make progress a reality in the lives of men and women of color.
The Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates (RC CASA) program seeks volunteers to ensure every child is personally represented during juvenile dependency proceedings. “Our focus is to actively recruit male volunteers into our program,” said RC CASA Executive Director Paige Greene, who leads a dedicated team of staff and volunteer “Guardians ad Litem” advocating for […]
Columbia, SC- Each year, hundreds of thousands of people across the United States end up hospitalized due to the flu, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In an effort to offer local residents access to preventive care, Richland Library is once again partnering with Walgreens to offer free, flu shots over the […]
Monday – Let’s Talk About Race – Monday, September 25, 2017 from 6 PM – 8 PM at Richland Library, 1431 Assembly St, Columbia, South Carolina 29201. In an effort to peacefully address the topic of racism, which has gripped news headlines across the country, a facilitator-led conversation is planned to encourage members of the community to take […]
Having at least one black teacher in an elementary school significantly lowers a black student’s likelihood of dropping out of high school, S.C. Education Oversight Committee director Melanie Barton told state senators Tuesday.
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A call to honor a black Civil War hero with a monument at the South Carolina Statehouse grounds, onetime epicenter of a groundswell movement to rid communities of Confederate symbols, is being made by two lawmakers in a bid to encourage consensus-building in a nation divided by the issue. Two state senators — […]
"All companies in London must play by the rules and adhere to the high standards we expect," London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a statement. "Providing an innovative service must not be at the expense of customer safety and security."