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Q&A | A Conversation with Loni Rikard, Owner, Rocky Wells Agri-Services, and Co-Owner, Rocky Wells Farm

March 14, 2016 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
Loni Rikard looking at the camera

Loni Rikard was one of the 2016 Palmetto Center for Women Honors recipients. The PCW Honors recognizes women whose outstanding achievements distinguish them as leaders and role models in the community. Rikard is the owner of Rocky Wells Agri-Services, LLC, and co-owner of...

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March 11, 2016 - Posted in SCETV by Tabitha Safdi
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The SCETV App for your mobile device features local and national content, giving viewers and listeners content at their fingertips. On the television front, viewers are able to access on-demand videos for some of their most beloved local and national programming. The...

Senate Passes Roads Bill, but Not Everyone is Happy

March 11, 2016 - Posted in News by Katie Geer
Senate looks to fund road repairs.

The roads in South Carolina may be one step closer to repair, but many lawmakers are unhappy with the current bill that passed through the Senate this week. The Senate gave the $400 million roads plan key approval with a 30-15 vote. This version of a roads bill does not...

Construction of Spirit Communications Park Reaches Its Final Phases

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
Construction of Columbia ballpark underway

On April 14, Columbia residents will be presented with a new multi-use sports and entertainment venue, also the new home of the city’s new minor league baseball team, the Columbia Fireflies. The new multi-use venue, Spirit Communications Park, will serve as the centerpiece...

“Life Pod” Offers Options for Affordable Housing

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
Life Pod

Michael Weekes lives at the intersection of engineering and art. At those crossroads, he created the Life Pod, a 115 square foot tiny home of the future. In today’s mentality of doing less with more, Weekes has grown a greater sense of the earth. “In the last six months...

Homeless Artists Perform at Columbia "Silent Voices"

March 10, 2016 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
Homeless artists performing on stage

Homeless Helping Homeless is a nonprofit organization formed in Columbia in May 2010. Their mission is to help remove the negative stereotypes associated with homelessness, and to present the homeless as employable, respectable, responsible and productive citizens. Last...

Drivin' n' Cryin's Rock Finds Roots in the South

March 9, 2016 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Park
Poster for concert with Drivin n Cryin

The words southern rock can evoke a myriad of emotions, reflections and sounds, depending on whom you speak to. Swells of wailing guitars at a concert, dulcet tones and harmonies from the radio on an afternoon drive, or even just a feeling you get; access to a memory when...

The Many Hats of Edith Childs

March 9, 2016 - Posted in News by P.A. Bennett
Edith Childs in hat

Greenwood's Edith Childs is the lady who gave President Barack Obama his "Fired Up, Ready to Go" campaign chant. She's a big fan of the President and she has a great love for hats, too. In fact, she has a hat to match every outfit.

Charleston Toy Boat Travels Far from Home

March 8, 2016 - Posted in Local by AB Madden
Students tracking boat

A toy boat created and launched by students at a Charleston elementary school was discovered off the coast of Britain. The boat, “Carolina Dreamer” was launched last May by students of the St. Andrew’s School of Math and Science. They tracked her journey for nine months...

Private Dam Owners Face Repair Struggles After Flood

March 7, 2016 - Posted in News by K. Blackwell
23 S.C. roads still closed after historic flooding.

Hundreds of roads were washed out last year in historic flooding that hit parts of South Carolina, and while many of those roads are now open, roads that pass over washed-out privately owned dams are not. According to an article in The State , 23 roads are still closed, due...

Pat Conroy | SC Hall of Fame

March 5, 2016 - Posted in History by Betsy Newman
Pat Conroy

The South Carolina Hall of Fame profiles author Pat Conroy.

Understanding Pat Conroy, Spotlight on Author Pat Conroy

March 5, 2016 - Posted in Local
 Best-selling author Pat Conroy

Author Pat Conroy and his biographer Catherine Seltzer speak about her book, Understanding Pat Conroy , an in-depth study of the best-selling author and his works.

SC Senate Comes to Compromise on Roads Bill

March 4, 2016 - Posted in News by AB Madden
pot hole in the road

The South Carolina Senate has reached a compromise after nearly five days of filibusters over the S.C. road funding bill. WIS reports that Senators reached an agreement over a proposed Republican amendment that sends more money to fund S.C. roads without increasing gas...

Extended Interview on Politics and Social Media

March 4, 2016 - Posted in News by K. Blackwell
Social media plays a big part in politics.

Palmetto Scene sat down with Dr. Brent Nelsen and several students at Furman University to talk about the impact of social media on politics and how politicians are using it to their advantage.

Columbia Ranked Among Top 50 Best Places to Live

March 4, 2016 - Posted in Business by Andrea Esselman
Columbia Skyline

The city of Columbia is a pretty great place to live, at least according to this year's U.S. News and World Report's Best Places to Live list. According to the report, "U.S. News analyzed the 100 most populous metro areas to find the best places to live." Columbia was...

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