The ribbon-cutting ceremony at Chapin Elementary School’s pollinator garden marked a significant milestone in the students’ journey toward environmental stewardship. Led by fourth-grade teachers Jennifer Layton and Teresa Randolph, the Pollinator Garden Project exemplifies the power of community collaboration and student-driven initiatives. Inspired by the concept of solutionaries, the studentsContinue Reading

Peak Drift Brewing Company and Columbia Craft Brewing Company, both based in Columbia, have merged to form a new parent company called Craft Brew Inc. This joint venture aims to create a holding company for regional breweries, offering resources for scaling up production, in-house can printing, and leveraging economies ofContinue Reading

Michelin North America, Inc., based in Lexington, South Carolina, has reaffirmed its commitment to supporting education in the area with a generous pledge of $30,000 to the Lexington County School District One Educational Foundation. This investment will specifically focus on enhancing computer science education at the middle school and highContinue Reading

After a 14-month hiatus, Mountain Top Marine is back and better than ever! Sean and Summer Deese, the proud owners of this boating establishment, have renovated and reopened their doors at the familiar Sunset Boulevard location. Since September 2008, the Deeses have been serving the Columbia boating community with top-notchContinue Reading

Palmetto Citizens Federal Credit Union proudly welcomes Dr. Brenda Hafner to their esteemed board of directors, marking a significant addition to their leadership team. With a wealth of experience in education and a deep commitment to community service, Dr. Hafner’s appointment reflects the credit union’s dedication to its roots inContinue Reading

WEST COLUMBIA, SC – Moore Bradley Myers (MBM) proudly introduces John C. Bradley, Jr. as the firm’s newly appointed Managing Partner. A native of South Carolina, John C. Bradley, Jr. specializes in representing hospitals, physicians, nurses, and pharmacists in Professional Licensure Disputes & Disciplinary Actions cases at both state andContinue Reading

Flock and Rally, a full-service communications and marketing agency based in Columbia has hired Scott Harris, as its new director of advertising. With nearly two decades of experience in the advertising sector, Harris brings extensive knowledge in marketing strategy, integrated media planning and placement to the role. “We are excitedContinue Reading

On February 15, Scout Motors marked a significant milestone by officially breaking ground on its new $2 billion electric vehicle (EV) plant in Blythewood, Richland County. The ambitious project is expected to generate around 4,000 new jobs, contributing to economic growth and establishing the region as a hub for EVContinue Reading

Firm offering limited-time discounted legal services upon request By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The Bill Connor Law Firm, LLC, is commemorating its sixth anniversary this month, the practice having first opened its doors in mid-February 2018. Unlike 2023’s fifth anniversary reception and open house at the firm’s 1408 Russell StreetContinue Reading

In a heartwarming gesture extending beyond the world of weddings and events, the Columbia Bridal Association proudly announces its charitable initiative. Demonstrating a commitment to community service, the association is pleased to donate a collection of toys to PRISMA Health’s Children’s Hospital in Columbia. This philanthropic effort, led by DonContinue Reading

SCCLR wants wording corrected in existing law By Alex Junes-Ward Representatives and supporters of the South Carolina Coalition for Lawsuit Reform (SCCLR) gathered on the south steps of the S.C. State House, Wednesday, Feb. 7, making SCCLR’s case for the S.C. Senate to act favorably on the South Carolina JusticeContinue Reading

Get ready for an extraordinary business showcase at LEXPO, the annual trade show presented by the Lexington Chamber & Visitors Center. With over 90 diverse businesses and local restaurants participating, this event is set to be a vibrant networking opportunity for both businesses and consumers. Event Details: Date: February 15Continue Reading