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By: David Clonginer – Top national prospect A’ja Wilson concluded a year of heavy recruiting with a few simple words. “I will be attending the University of South Carolina,” she said on Wednesday. Wilson pledged to USC at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, surrounded by family and friends who loudly applauded as she once again flashed her […]
By: NPR Staff – Thirty years ago, the small town of Denmark, S.C., had one of the state’s highest teen pregnancy rates. “We had very young grandparents, grandparents were maybe [in their] 30s,” says Michelle Nimmons, who has worked for the past 30 years on the issue of teen pregnancy. “Great-grandmamas were in their 40s, […]
Only 11 percent of black people identify as or lean Republican, and in the last 50 years or so, black Republicans’ political and policy views, especially on issues connected to race, have largely placed them at odds with the mainstream of African-American political opinions. Being a political minority among black people and a racial minority […]
North Miami Beach police are facing scrutiny after it has been discovered that they used images of African-American men for target practice. This was discovered last month by one of the sisters of the men whose image was used. Police snipers were shooting at the Medley Police Firearms Training Center; however, after they left, the Florida National Guard came […]
Columbia, SC… Midlands Technical College (MTC) held a ribbon cutting and grand opening today for the new Engineering Technology and Sciences Building on the college’s Northeast Campus. The four-story state-of-the-art classroom and lab facility houses programs that will prepare students for careers in regional technology-based industries, a critical driver of economic and workforce development. […]
The Richland County funding cycle is underway for Accommodations Tax, Hospitality Tax County Promotions and Discretionary Grant programs. These grants are for projects and programs that occur between July 1, 2015 and June 30, 2016. Nonprofit organizations with activities in Richland County may access applications and guidelines to apply for these funding programs on the […]