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Research Shows Diet Beverage Drinkers Tend to Eat Unhealthy Food

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
Soda

Do you prefer fries with your diet soda? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. And you may not be “saving” as many calories as you think, drinking those diet beverages. University of Illinois kinesiology and community health professor Ruopeng An found that diet beverage...

Haley Creates One SC Fund to Help Flood Victims

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley announced the creation of the One SC fund this morning. The purpose of One SC is to help South Carolinians rebuild and repair their homes that were damaged or destroyed during the flood. The Governor is leading the effort to raise funds...

SCRA Generated $1.4 Billion in Economic Activity Within South Carolina

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money
Economic Growth

The Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina reported that the South Carolina Research Authority (SCRA) has contributed $1.4 billion to S.C. in the past year in economic activity. The report also said that there was a 52 percent increase in the high-tech...

Meet Harold Hatcher, Chief of the Waccamaw Indian People

November 16, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

“No great man became great by doing what his predecessors did. Great people see things that are wrong and fix them.” These are the words that Chief Hatcher lives by. Harold Hatcher is the chief of the Waccamaw people . He has been chief since the tribe's founding in 1992...

PBS Announces January & February Facilitated Courses

November 13, 2015 - Posted in Education

PBS TeacherLine has scheduled 30 renewal and graduate credit courses to begin January 13 and February 17 , 2016. Courses offered include teacher favorites such as “Enabling Students with Special Needs to Succeed in Math Class“, “Children's Authors on the Web: Online Sites...

Veteran's Volunteer Group Helps Organize Flood Relief Effort

November 13, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Lynn Cornfoot
Volunteers

The Timberlane community was hit hard by the recent flooding in Columbia. The residents have come together to support their neighbors, and through the help of outside groups like Team Rubicon, are now better organized with their grassroots effort. To see a previous story on...

Corporal Freddie Stowers Monument Unveiled

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
Stowers

On Veterans Day, a special monument dedication was held at Anderson University to celebrate Corporal Freddie Stowers, the first African American from South Carolina to receive the Medal of Honor for his service in World War I. Anderson University President Evans Whitaker...

Lawsuits Filed in Wake of Flood Damage

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Lawsuit

Four lawsuits were filed Thursday morning in state civil court at Richland County’s Clerk of Court’s office alleging “negligence by organizations that controlled dams and drainage” during the catastrophic flood rains in October, reports The State . Three of the four...

Teachers: $1000 Scholarships for Amazon Rainforest PD Workshops

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Education

Get your explorer on and apply for a scholarship to explore the Amazon rainforest next summer! Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest + Machu Picchu The July 1-11, 2016 Educator Academy in the Amazon Rainforest of Peru is a cross-curricular professional development...

Knowitall Media: Native American Heritage & Career Exploration / Job Shadowing Videos

November 12, 2015 - Posted in Education

In November, Knowitall Media makes it easy for students to explore potential careers , learn about our Native American Heritage , and honor our veterans of World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. And they’re all just a click away! Videos play on your...

Lexington County Residents React to Quarry Approval

November 11, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by A. Highland
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Vulcan Materials Company gained approval to plan to build a quarry in Batesburg-Leesville. The quarry will take up about 520 acres and be located off of U.S. Highway 1 and Windmill Road. The mine will provide materials needed for concrete and asphalt for residential and...

Hot Topics Featured on Carolina Business Review: Infrastructure and Energy Solutions

November 11, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by L. Steele
 Infrastructure and Energy Solutions

In an interview with Carolina Business Review , Chamber CEO, Ted Pitts, and Director at Brady Energy Services ,Phil Kirk, joined the panel to talk infrasctructure and energy solutions. Here are some highlights: INFRASTRUCTURE Chamber CEO Ted Pitts, when asked about the...

Understanding the Financial Aid Process

November 11, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Krishna Thakker
Financial Aid Class

COLUMBIA, S.C. – George Scott, president of Seeds of Wealth Financial Group , spoke to an audience of students and their parents, at Ridge View High School about paying for college. His number one advice was for parents to submit a FAFSA (Free Application For Federal...

PODCAST | Recovering from the Flood: Lexington's Old Mill

November 11, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Recovering from the Flood: Lexington's Old Mill

Laban Chappell is the co-owner of Lexington's Old Mill, along with his father-in-law and brother-in-law. He lives in Charleston and travels to Lexington frequently to maintain the mill and work with the businesses that are located there. The Old Mill is home to many local...

PBS LearningMedia Feature Veterans Stories Across the Ages

November 10, 2015 - Posted in Education

In honor of Veterans Day, PSB LearningMedia will spotlight stories about veterans from around the country – and across the ages. WWII – New Roles for Women and African Americans On September 1, 1939, World War II was declared in Europe when Germany invaded Poland. The...

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