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Cellphones: Do They Help or Hurt Social Gatherings?

September 1, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
people using phones in a group

A new survey from the Pew Research Center measured whether people think that cellphones help or hinder conversations in a social settings. The study mentions "82% of all adults (not just cell owners)" find phone usage in social gatherings to hurt the conversation and...

Meet Tom Trantham, South Carolina's Farmer of the Year

September 1, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
Happy Cow

Tom Trantham, owner of Happy Cow Creamery in the upstate, was named South Carolina's Farmer of the Year for 2015. The dairy has 90 cows that milk twice a day. The farm is unique, in that it uses the 12 Aprils grazing system. Watch the video above to learn more about...

Study Concludes S.C. Aerospace Industry Expanding Beyond Southern Neighbors

August 27, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
worker cleaning airplane turbine

Columbia’s Metropolitan Convention Center was home to the Second Annual Aerospace Conference and Expo on Wednesday, August 26 and Thursday August 27. The two-day event was organized by the South Carolina Council on Competitiveness, the McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation...

Main Street Latin Festival Brings Latin-Owned Businesses Together

August 27, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Main Street Latin Festival Brings Latin-Owned Businesses Together

As the National Hispanic Heritage Month (September) approaches, the City of Columbia takes the opportunity to recognize the contributions of Hispanic and Latino Americans to the community through different events. The 12th Annual Main Street Latin Festival took place last...

It's Time to Wake Up and Pay Attention to Your Sleep

August 24, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
woman sleeping

Hitting the snooze button on understanding your possible sleep disorder is no longer a healthy option, scientists warn in a new study from the Institute of Medicine. According to an article on NPR, "more than 50 million adults in the U.S. have a disorder such as insomnia,...

S.C. Legislators Consider Privacy and Safety in Drone Regulation

August 24, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
drone flying over field

Drone technology has moved from the abstract to the mainstream. The word “drone” held connotations to military operations in the past, but the technology is now being used in everyday tasks like wedding or home videos to capture an aerial view of activities. To understand...

The Proper Way to Dispose of Unused Medications in South Carolina

August 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Tabitha Safdi
spilled medicine bottle with various medications

If you are like me, you have a medicine cabinet full of medications that are either expired or you will never use. So, what’s the best way to safety get rid of them? According to the Food and Drug Administration , “a small number of medicines may be especially harmful if...

Haley Will Fight Against Guantanamo Bay Detainees Coming to S.C.

August 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
handcuffs

Governor Nikki Haley held a press conference this week stating that she will fight against detainees from Guantanamo Bay being moved to the Naval brig just outside of Charleston. According to an article in The State Newspaper , the U.S. Defense Department is reviewing a...

University of South Carolina Opens New Journalism Building to Students

August 19, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
new journalism school at USC

In recent years, the fatality rate on South Carolina roads has steadily risen. In the most recent preliminary report released by the South Carolina Department of Public Safety (DPS), so far in 2015, there have been 535 fatal crashes, which are 96 more than the 439 reported...

The Financial Questions a Couple Should Answer Before Saying "I Do"

August 13, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
I DO

In an article originally appearing on Carolina Money, Wedding Season has arrived in the United States and the South, and when a young couple decides to tie the knot, there are many decisions to be made. Some may appear obvious, from what flowers should go in the...

Q&A | A Conversation with Partners Alana Jordan and Carol Smith from big eyed bird creative

August 10, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
big eyed bird creative

Creativity is key to innovation, period. That's why the Carolina Money team decided to talk to the founders of a company that has been active in the community through the creation of unique perspectives for clients, such as Evolution Partners, Rosewood Crawfish Festival,...

TWITTER CHAT | CEO Hal Turner on Entrepreneurship & Business Growth

August 9, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Idea lamp

Twitter Chat hosted by @Carolina_Money with featured guest Hal Turner, CEO and entrepreneur advisor, on June 8, 2015 at 7pm ET: https://storify.com/SCETV/twitter-chat-hal-turner-ceo-on-entrepreneurship-an

On the Road with the Belgian Waffle Truck

August 5, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
On the Road with the Belgian Waffle Truck

As the food truck trend grows, the Carolina Money team does not stay behind. We caught up with the owners of the Belgian Waffle Truck, Yvette and Jean-Louis Ledent, to learn more about their business in Columbia, South Carolina. As you watch their story, put your seat belt...

Crowdfunding Startup Helps Professional Athletes and Fans to Fund Charities

August 5, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Picture of Corey Jackson playing football

Corey Jackson is a former NFL athlete and the founder of an early-stage tech startup here in Columbia, South Carolina. The name of his company is FundMyPro . FundMyPro makes it possible for professional athletes to collaborate with fans to positively impact communities all...

Family Owned Business, Cromer's P-Nuts, Celebrates its 80th Anniversary with “80 for 80” Campaign

July 31, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Owner of Cromer's P-Nuts looking to the camera

For 79 years, Cromer's P-Nuts has been taking customers back to their childhood by selling delicious candies, peanuts, popcorn, candy apples, cotton candy and more. In August of this year, the business will celebrate its 80th anniversary, so they decided to do something...

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