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

July 7, 2015 - Posted in News by S. Simmons
Confederate Flag

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 News by V. Ortiz

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 Local by Veronica Brown

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 News by S. Simmons
Charleston Nine

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 News by Aimee Crouch
State House

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...

Q&A | Blake DuBose, Owner of DuBose Web Group

June 30, 2015 - Posted in Business by Marina Ziehe
Blake DuBose, Owner of DuBose Web Group

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Blake DuBose graduated from Newberry College’s Schools of Business and Psychology and is president of DuBose Web Group . In 2007, father-son team Mike and Blake DuBose partnered to form DuBose Web Group , a full-service, turnkey website design and...

Myrtle Beach, Charleston and Hilton Head Among World’s Favorite Golf Destinations

June 30, 2015 - Posted in Local by V. Ortiz

Golf courses in Myrtle Beach, Charleston and Hilton Head place South Carolina among the world’s favorite golf destinations. Myrtle Beach has also been recognized as the USA top golf destination, according to a poll conducted by , one of the world’s largest golf...

Classical Radio Show Host Kate McKinney

June 27, 2015 - Posted in Local by V. Ortiz

Kate McKinney is the host of the Classical Radio Show, broadcast from the ETV Radio studios in Columbia, S.C. Music is part of everyone’s lives. It has the power to inspire people around the world. Kate is dedicated to providing this experience to her listeners, and to...

New Ronald McDonald House Will Help More Families

June 25, 2015 - Posted in Health by Veronica Brown

This July, the Ronald McDonald House of Columbia will break ground on their new location. The 15,500 square foot building will allow them to double the number of families they serve. Karen Marinelli, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia executive director, told The...

Charleston Shootings: Full Interview with Rev. Joseph Darby

June 25, 2015 - Posted in News by Katie Geer
Joe Darby

Palmetto Scene sat down with Rev. Joseph Darby, First Vice President of the Charleston NAACP, to talk about the many issues facing South Carolina in the wake of last weeks shooting. Rev. Darby touches on the tragic events, as well as racial issues, as a whole in the state,...

Charleston Pour House Benefit Raises Over $30,000 for Mother Emanuel Hope Fund

June 25, 2015 - Posted in News by Kaitlyn Park
Pour House

The spirit was palpable and thriving in The Charleston Pour House on Tuesday, June 23 for the Mother Emanuel Hope Fund Benefit, “Don’t Tell Me This Town Ain’t Got No Heart”, a reference to a line in the well-known tune “Shakedown Street” by the Grateful Dead. Over 80...

Charleston Finding a Way to Heal

June 25, 2015 - Posted in News by Katie Geer

As Charleston moves forward after last week's tragic shooting of nine members of a historically black church, Palmetto Scene sat down with two prominent leaders in the city to talk about the process of forgiveness and healing. Mayor Joe Riley has served as Mayor of...

Charleston Shootings: The Full Interview with Mayor Riley

June 25, 2015 - Posted in News by Katie Geer
Mayor Riley

A week after the church shooting that left nine church members dead, Mayor Joe Riley sat down with Palmetto Scene to talk about how his city is moving forward and finding healing. He said the greatest thing that his city was doing was showing love to each other. Love, he...

Funeral Plans for Charleston Church Shooting Victims

June 25, 2015 - Posted in News by S. Simmons

Funeral services have been set across the state of South Carolina for the Charleston A.M.E. Church shooting victims. A report from ABC News provided the details below: CLEMENTA PINCKNEY Two public viewings will be held Thursday. The first will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at...

Confederate Flag Items Pulled from Some Retailers' Inventory

June 24, 2015 - Posted in News by V. Ortiz

Some of America’s biggest retailers such as Walmart, eBay, Amazon, and Sears have decided to stop selling merchandise tied to the Confederate flag. The debate regarding the use of the Confederate flag has been intensifying over the last couple of days. On Monday, South...