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Lexington County Residents React to Quarry Approval

November 11, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by A. Highland
area in construction

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...

Sweet Potato Bread

November 9, 2015 - Posted in Making it Grow
Sweet Potato Bread

Annie Ham from McCall Farms in Effingham, SC share her recipe for Sweet Potato Bread!

Students are Playing Angry Birds in Class to Learn Computer Science

November 9, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money
Angry Birds Game

Teachers at Ballentine Elementary School are using the video game Angry Birds to teach their students basic computer coding skills. This version of Angry Birds was created by code.org , and it is “similar to what computer programmers use to create software and websites,”...

Eight Tips For Women Who Want To Start A Business

November 7, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Women sitting in down watching a workshop

Do you want to start your own business but have no idea how to take the first steps? The South Carolina Women's Business Center is one of the resources located in Columbia S.C. that aims to educate and train entrepreneurs at all levels. The program is part of the Center for...

Who Will Pay to Kill Mosquitoes After Flooding?

November 6, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
Mosquitos

After the historic flooding, S.C is facing a serious influx in the number of mosquitoes in certain areas. To solve this problem, counties in S.C. will spray for mosquitoes from the air. It will cost about $39 million to treat all the counties that are supported by the...

South Carolina Matters in Politics

November 6, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

Rock Hill is becoming a political hotbed, especially on Winthrop University's campus. We spoke with political professor and director of the Winthrop Poll, Dr. Scott Huffman, about what we can expect to come up during the primaries and presidential elections in 2016.

More Changes and Growth in The Vista

November 5, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Kaitlyn Park
Finlay Park

Columbia’s Vista has become a hub for citizens in the Capital City looking to live, work and play in the heart of downtown. So it should come as no surprise that the Vista is continuing to grow. Cola Daily reports that two new restaurants will soon be coming to the Vista:...

Q&A | A Conversation with Anthony Goldman, CEO of Koala Bottle

November 5, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Andrea Esselman
Anthony Goldman, CEO of Koala Bottle

Anthony Goldman is the founder and CEO of Koala Bottle. The bottle is a magnetic bottle system designed for bicycles. It allows easier access to the water bottle while riding and greater safety because the rider does not have to take his or her eyes off the road. The bottle...

PBS LearningMedia Illuminates Native American History and Culture

November 4, 2015 - Posted in Education

In celebration of Native American Heritage Month, PBS LearningMedia spotlights resources that illuminate various aspects of Native American history and culture. First People – The Native Americans The story of America doesn’t start when the English colonized the country in...

Carolina Classrooms Equity in Education Now Online, Adult Education Repeats Nov. 25

November 4, 2015 - Posted in Education

Carolina Classrooms is ETV’s monthly educational series for teachers, parents and all citizens invested in the education of our children. Each program focuses on key educational topics and initiatives in our state. From addressing ways to make higher education more...

VIDEO | LaBrasca's Pizza Slowly Gets Back on Its Feet

November 4, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
LaBrasca's Pizza

After the historic flood that struck Columbia early in October, many businesses suffered damages unlike anything they have ever seen. LaBrasca’s Pizza was one of them. Located in the Garners Ferry area, LaBrasca’s suffered from the unexpected flooding of Gills Creek...

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