Lancaster

Are Female Cops the Answer We're Looking For?

August 5, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Right now, around the country, communities are asking hard questions about the role of police – does policing need an overhaul? How can officers better serve communities? And how can departments ratchet down tensions that can lead to aggression by and against police...

MUSC Lancaster/Chester Nearly Back to... Wait, Can We Still Say Normal?

May 21, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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The Medical University of South Carolina’s hospitals in Lancaster and Chester are mostly back to being fully staffed. A little more than a month ago, around 75 of MUSC Health’s 900 layoffs happened at these two Upstate locations, but Scott Broome, the CEO for the Lancaster...

A First Taste of Mangoes and Other New Realities at Upstate Food Pantries

May 1, 2020 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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Food pantries in the Upstate and Pee Dee have had to adjust to the coronavirus pandemic on the fly, like everyone else. They’ve seen need for food increase with spikes in South Carolinians out of work, as much as they seem increased demands on their time, energy, resources...

8th Grade Students Learn about SC Career Opportunities

November 30, 2017 - Posted in Education by Kaitlyn Cannon
Teen CEO Day at Winthrop Coliseum

When it comes to the event Teen CEO Day , CEO stands for “Career Exploration Opportunity.” Teen CEO Day allows eighth grade students from Chester , Lancaster , and York Counties to talk with representatives from local companies about different career paths and the job...

A Brighter Future for Better Fathers

October 6, 2017 - Posted in Local by L. Lanier and K. Cannon
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The Lancaster Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that focuses on helping noncustodial fathers become responsible and involved in their children’s lives. Tyrom Faulkner , the Executive Director for the Lancaster Fatherhood Project, talks about their goal as an...

Catawba Pottery Tradition Withstands the Test of Time

July 20, 2017 - Posted in Local by Kaitlyn Cannon
Catawba Potter Keith "Little Bear" Brown creates pottery.

“Catawba Pottery is the oldest Native pottery tradition east of the Mississippi River that’s been produced continuously throughout time,” Catawba Potter Keith “Little Bear” Brown explains. Catawba Pottery used to have solely utilitarian uses but is now modernly created as...

Producing My Own Story | Endowment Intern Lauren

June 16, 2017 - Posted in Local by Lauren Lanier
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I can’t believe I am already in week 5 of my internship. I have been consistently busy with my story about the Fatherhood Project , a program that helps to reach out to non-custodial fathers, helping them to become better fathers to their families. Last week, I was able to...

A Brighter Future For Better Fathers | Endowment Intern Lauren

June 5, 2017 - Posted in Local by Lauren Lanier
Intern Lauren Lanier working on her project

I have exciting news to share this week. I am working on an upcoming story about The Fatherhood Project. This story will highlight the single fathers who need help to reconnect with their children for a better future. The Fatherhood Project is a nonprofit organization that...

South Carolina Artist: Bob Doster

January 22, 2014 - Posted in Local by Tabitha Safdi
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Lancaster artist Bob Doster is best known in South Carolina for his stainless steel palmetto sculptures. These sculptures and his other works adorn businesses, corporate headquarters, cities and private homes all over the country. What is less known about this South...