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Sinter Klaas December 2016

Sinter Klaas

Before he was coming down chimneys, adorned in his iconic red suit and black boots to deliver toys to all of the deserving children, St. Nicholas was known as the “protector of children and sailors.”

The Thin Blue Line  December 2016

The Thin Blue Line

It’s not uncommon to see Lt. Frieda Wyatt talking to a group of curious children about her job.

Technology’s March December 2016

Technology’s March

What do an 18th century microscope, an Edison cylinder phonograph from 1905, an early De Forest radio, early IBM Apple computers, computer chips and all types of clocks have in common?

Patriot James Miller November 2016

Patriot James Miller

This past August, West Columbia resident James Miller was gearing up for his own election.

Tribes and Territories November 2016

Tribes and Territories

South Carolina is steeped in Revolutionary War and Civil War history. However, a rich and distinct history existed for hundreds, even thousands of years before these relatively young historical events became significant.

Hands-On H.O.P.E. November 2016

Hands-On H.O.P.E.

“Should I use this fabric? What do you think about this button here?” Melanie Pompy, manager of the 1,800-square-foot Store of HOPE on Broad River Road, visits students in their classrooms at least once a week.

The Sport of Kings November 2016

The Sport of Kings

Falconry is an art. It requires copious time, an all-consuming devotion and a gentle yet determined skill.

From Forest Acres to Famously Fast November 2016

From Forest Acres to Famously Fast

For the boy who grew up a few blocks off of Trenholm Road — the one who, at age 4, told his mom he wanted to be a race car driver — it was a perfect day.

Ex Libris: Treacherous Beauty November 2016

Ex Libris: Treacherous Beauty

“I believe I may without vanity say that there are few women that could have so far conquered [these difficulties] as I have done.” — Peggy Shippen Arnold

The 2016 Best of Philanthropy Awards November 2016

The 2016 Best of Philanthropy Awards

Columbia is filled with unsung heroes — everyday people having enormous impacts on the lives of others.

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