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More Help Needed as Flood Damage Still Huge Issue

October 30, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

The Timberlane area, off of South Beltline, in Columbia was one of the hardest hit during the recent floods. This community, which resides next to Gills Creek, recently moved over 2 million pounds of flood debris from 3 streets in less than 3 weeks: Timberlane, Glenhaven...

Young Readers Invited to Write to Favorite Authors

October 29, 2015 - Posted in Education

Young readers in grades 4-12 are invited to write a personal letter to an author for the Letters about Literature (LAL) contest, a national reading and writing promotion program. The letter can be to any author (living or dead) from any genre (fiction or nonfiction,...

Coastal Area Continues to be Hit By Flooding

October 29, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

Even though the impact appears minimal, coastal flooding continues to be widespread throughout the low country. King tides look to be the culprit. According to the State Newspaper , these high tides caused by astronomical factors are likely to “continue into Wednesday,...

Q&A | ​Abigail Zeiler, Director of Communications at Columbia Opportunity Resource (COR)

October 28, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money by Marina Ziehe
Abigail Zeiler, Director of Communications at Columbia Opportunity Resource (COR)

Columbia Opportunity Resource, COR, connects talented professionals in the greater Columbia area to diverse and meaningful networks for leadership, service and fun. COR is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization. COR's vision is an innovative, energized and successful Columbia...

Columbia-Based Technology Incubator Helping To Ignite Startup Companies

October 28, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene
Technology Idea

The USC / Columbia Technology Incubator recruits and then consults with high-impact startup companies in the Midlands of South Carolina. The Incubator is a nonprofit corporation sponsored by the University of South Carolina, City of Columbia and other area governments. The...

Carolina Classrooms Talks Education Equity

October 27, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

Wednesday night at 7:00 on SCETV, Carolina Classrooms, together with the American Graduate project, will air a special town hall meeting from Francis Marion University. Discussions range from the Abbeville Equity in Education decision to the future of education in South...

College Preparedness a Major Concern for 11th-Graders

October 26, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele
Classroom

According to recent test results released by the S.C. Department of Education, less than half of 11th-graders in S.C. are prepared to succeed in college. These results are based on the ACT, which is an aptitude test that’s used to predict how well a student will do in...

PBS LearningMedia Integrates “Scary” Themes into Math, ELA and Science!

October 26, 2015 - Posted in Education

This week’s featured resources offer teachers an easy way to integrate Halloween themes into their math, language arts, and science lessons all week long! Meet Mary Shelley’s Famously Frightful Novel! “It’s aliiiiive!” That memorable line was in “Frankenstein” the movie,...

First Adult Night School Program in SC Celebrates 100th Year

October 23, 2015 - Posted in Education

The first adult night school in South Carolina was started by Dr. Wil Lou Gray in 1915! The schoolhouse is located in Youngs Township in Laurens County and a historical marker has been erected at the site. The inscription on the historical marker reads: “Here at Young's...

Behind the Scenes: Equity in Education Town Hall Meeting

October 22, 2015 - Posted in Education
SCETV CEO Linda OBryon

In October 2015, Carolina Classrooms: Equity in Education Town Hall Meeting provided a forum for educators, legislators and community leaders to discuss the challenges school districts face in educating children of poverty. Watch the full episode here . Go behind the scenes...

Columbia Native Provides Financial Education Through Know Money Inc.

October 22, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money

Since May 2014, Know Money Inc. Founder & Chief Financial Mentor Steven Hughes has worked with nearly 1,000 individuals, businesses, and nonprofit organizations across South Carolina to advance financial literacy. As an award-winning B2B salesman, Global Shaper for the...

Relationship Violence: A Survivor's Story of Crazy Love

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by Katie Geer
Domestic Violence

Leslie Morgan Steiner is an author and public speaker about relationship abuse, as well as a survivor of her own horrific relationship. She sat down with Palmetto Scene’s Katie Geer and Brittany Braddock to talk about her memoir, Crazy Love and to answer the question that...

SBA Announces Resources Available to Aid the Region’s Recovery

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Carolina Money

Administrator Maria Contreras-Sweet, the head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) and member of President Obama's Cabinet, was in Columbia, South Carolina, today to meet with business owners, residents and local officials on recovery efforts in the aftermath of...

Health Effects of Mold Due to Flooding, and How to Dispose of Mold

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene by L. Steele

Many people in S.C. are experiencing problems with mold in their homes, related to the recent flooding. As mold imposes several health risks, it’s important to know how to identify and dispose of it. Mold can be detected by using your senses of sight and smell. It can...

Old World South Meets New Feather Bow Tie

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Palmetto Scene

There’s a history to South Carolina that, to some, can be reflected in the “Old World” finishing touches of the bow tie, as part of a gentleman’s attire. It was that history and a basic love of nature that led Ben Ross, and friend Jeff Plotner, to create a business that...

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