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

October 21, 2015 - Posted in Health by L. Steele
mold on window sill

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...

Q&A | Understanding Small Business Loans

October 20, 2015 - Posted in Business by Kaitlyn Park
Holt Chetwood, Wells Fargo Midlands Market President and Blake Montgomery, Wells Fargo Business Development Officer in Columbia

As South Carolina continues to develop into a business-friendly environment with a diversifying economy, many in the state are opening and maintaining small businesses. As of July 31, 2015, Wells Fargo is the leading SBA (Small Business Administration) 7(a) lender in South...

Children Prefer Facts, Adults Fiction

October 19, 2015 - Posted in News by Katie Geer
Reading

Take a look at any kid's book section in a library and you're bound to find many fiction based books—books that embrace make-believe and fantasy worlds. Pop on over to the adult section and you're much more likely to find a wider variety of factual books. But one group of...

SCFC Estimates Loss of $65 Million in Forest Industry from Flooding

October 19, 2015 - Posted in News by L. Steele

The South Carolina Forestry Commission said in a press release that they estimate the forest industry will suffer a loss of at least $65 million due to the recent flooding in S.C. This does not include the expected millions of dollars it will cost to repair damaged private...

DHEC Orders Actions for Dam Safety After Historic Flooding

October 19, 2015 - Posted in News by L. Steele

After what has been referred to as the 1,000-year flood, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced that it would be issuing orders at several dams across S.C. “As a result of the 1,000-year flood, many dams across our state were damaged and have been...

FEMA Aid, What to Expect After You Apply

October 19, 2015 - Posted in News

The Federal Emergency Management Agency is offering disaster aid programs and assistance for affected individuals, families and businesses in South Carolina. Affected individuals and business owners in designated areas can begin the disaster application process by...

SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Richland County

October 19, 2015 - Posted in Business
SBA Opens Business Recovery Center in Richland County

According to a press release , the U.S. Small Business Administration opened a Business Recovery Center to help several counties in S.C., including Richland and Lexington County. The Business Recovery Center will help business owners apply for low interest disaster loans,...

Chester Park School of Inquiry Wins 2013 WhatWorksSC Award

October 18, 2015 - Posted in News by Tabitha Safdi
Chester Park School

Over the past few years, the Richard W. Riley Institute at Furman University has been studying education in South Carolina to learn about programs that work. On October 16, 2013, three programs were recognized at the WhatWorksSC awards. The goal of the awards is to engage...

Harvest Hope Food Bank Helps with S.C. Flood Recovery

October 16, 2015 - Posted in News

With the continued flooding and aid relief for the Carolinas, the non-profit organization Harvest Hope Food Bank is providing an immediate response to the devastating floods. Harvest Hope provided more than 800,000 meals to those in need over the past week. Donations have...

7 Tips for Aspiring Entrepreneurs from the Start Conference

October 15, 2015 - Posted in Business by Andrea Esselman
Students entrepreneurs in the Start Conference

The first Start Conference for student entrepreneurs at the University of South Carolina was held in early October, in partnership with the USC/Columbia Technology Incubator and the USC Student Life Leadership and Service Center. Fve local entrepreneurs came to speak to...

South Carolina Artist Selling Artwork to Benefit Flood Victims

October 14, 2015 - Posted in Local by L. Steele
Art

Well-known South Carolina Artist selling artwork to benefit flood victims. Jim Harrison, a well-known artist in S.C, plans on selling unframed prints of three of his paintings and donating the proceeds to the Palmetto S.C Region of the American Red Cross to help the victims...

S.C. Flood: Gamecocks Give Back

October 14, 2015 - Posted in News by A. Highland
State House

Although the University of South Carolina did not receive as much damage as the surrounding areas, students are still taking the time to help Columbia to recover from the flood. Many organizations on campus have gathered up volunteers to take on some of the work that needs...

Relationship Abuse in South Carolina

October 14, 2015 - Posted in Health
Domestic Violence Awareness Month

In this first episode of a series of original podcasts by Palmetto Scene, hosts Katie Geer and Brittany Braddock speak with community and national leaders about intimate partner violence and how it is impacting the state. What is the issue in S.C.? South Carolina made the...

Columbia Place Mall Helps Businesses Affected by Flood

October 14, 2015 - Posted in News

Columbia Place Mall is offering free rent to businesses that have been affected by the flood. This gives business owners in South Carolina the opportunity to continue doing business, even if the flood damaged their store. In an interview with WLTX Shawl Pryor, Senior Vice...

Loads of Hope Comes to Midlands to Help

October 13, 2015 - Posted in News by Katie Geer
Loads of Hope

Proctor and Gamble's rolling washing station came into Columbia this week to help flood victims wash laundry. Tide's "Loads of Hope" offered washing, drying and folding to those who dropped off laundry, all for free! The company started "Loads of Hope" after hurricane...

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