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“Triumph over Tragedy”: A Front Row Seat

July 15, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Xavier Blake
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It has been quite a remarkable three weeks. After the tragedy on that Wednesday night, I spent Thursday afternoon at Morris Brown A.M.E., attending the prayer vigil for those now known as the Charleston 9. It was an incredibly touching day. I was asked to go back down on...

Dollar Tree to Establish a Distribution Center in South Carolina

July 15, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
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The discount retailer store, Dollar Tree, will start building a new distribution center in Cherokee and Spartanburg Counties that will create 400 jobs in the next five years. The 10th largest importer said Monday, the facility would have a cost of $104.4 million and it is...

TWITTER CHAT | Entrepreneur & Innovator Gregory Hilton Talks Startups

July 14, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
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Twitter Chat hosted by @Carolina_Money with featured guest and entrepreneur Gregory Hilton, on July 21, 2015 at 7pm ET: https://storify.com/SCETV/twitter-chat-ceo-hal-turner-on-entrepreneurship-bu

S.C. Benefits with $18 Million in Grants for Teen Pregnancy Prevention

July 13, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Adolescent Health has awarded three South Carolina health organizations $18 million in grants to fund teen pregnancy programs, as announced by the OAH last Tuesday. The recipients of the grants include the South...

South Carolina: Confederate Flag History Made

July 10, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Yolian Ortiz
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South Carolinians comment on the historic day as the Confederate flag is removed from the State House grounds.

Healing Continues with Flag Removal

July 10, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Yolian Ortiz
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South Carolinians speak about what the removal of the flag means to them as the state continues to heal.

Confederate Flag No Longer Flies on S.C. State House Grounds

July 10, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Veronica Brown
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After years of debate, South Carolina state troopers removed the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds in seven minutes. An estimated 8,000 to 10,000 people flooded downtown Columbia on Friday in order to witness the historic moment. Emotional onlookers...

Reaction to Confederate Flag Removal

July 9, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
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It was a historic day in South Carolina as Governor Haley signed the bill into law that will remove the Confederate flag from State House grounds. Palmetto Scene was there, interviewing South Carolinians and lawmakers about the historic day.

S.C. House Votes in Favor of Removing Confederate Flag

July 9, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Simmons
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Representatives in the South Carolina House voted early Thursday morning to remove the Confederate flag that flies on the State House grounds, ABC News reports . After over 13 hours of deliberation, the House approved the bill, originally written by Senator Vincent Sheheen...

An Emotional Night in the S.C. House of Representatives

July 9, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Andrea Esselman
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With the S.C. House of Representatives voting in favor of taking down the Confederate flag, all that remains is for Governor Nikki Haley to sign the bill, and the flag will come down from the State House grounds. The debate surrounding the flag is one of historical...

On Third Reading, the S.C. Senate Has Voted to Remove the Confederate Flag

July 7, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Simmons
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On third reading, the South Carolina Senate has voted 36-3 in favor of removing the Confederate flag from the State House grounds. On Monday, the South Carolina Senate voted 37-3 in favor, CBS News reports . According to a report from the Huffington Post, Senator Vincent...

South Carolina Named the 12th Best State for Summer Road Trips

July 7, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by V. Ortiz
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South Carolina is ranked among the best states for summer road trips according to WalletHub , a personal finance website. WalletHub conducted a study of the 50 U.S. states to determine the 2015’s Best and Worst States for Summer Road Trips. The study compared the states on...

Horseshoe Shadow Campaign Gains Visibility

July 2, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Veronica Brown
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The social media feeds of many USC students and Columbia residents recently flooded with pleas to “Save Our Horseshoe!” The USC Alumni Association launched the Save Our Horseshoe campaign on June 29 in response to the plans to build Icon on Main. The Save Our Horseshoe...

Remembering the Charleston Church Victims

June 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by S. Simmons
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Almost two weeks later, funerals have been planned and held for the nine victims of the shooting at Emanuel A.M..E Church in Charleston, South Carolina. A CNN report provides a closer look at the nine people lost that Wednesday night. CYNTHIA HURD Cynthia Hurd, 54, worked...

Haley Issues Budget Vetoes

June 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Aimee Crouch
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Governor Nikki Haley held a press conference late this morning to unveil her vetoes of this year's appropriations bill. She issued 87 line item vetoes, but said she was happy that the "legislature is putting more thought into our executive budget, and we are grateful for...

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