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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.

Patriot James Miller November 2016

Patriot James Miller

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

Talking Politics October 2016

Talking Politics

Senator Tim Scott exemplifies the unique American ideal that anyone has the opportunity in our country to succeed at the highest level.

October 2016

A Colonial Legacy

A handwritten letter is an endangered species in the current world of text messages and emails. However, in the colonial days of South Carolina, a handwritten letter was not only the primary way information traveled, it was also a true literary form.

Stingy Jack October 2016

Stingy Jack

People have been carving jack-o’-lanterns for centuries, but not always from pumpkins. The tradition originates from the Irish legend about “Stingy Jack” who cheated the Devil twice and got away with it.

In Style Outerwear October 2016

In Style Outerwear

Slip into fall’s chicest pieces with Cola Town’s must-have outerwear staples and accents.

Crown Jewel of the Upstate October 2016

Crown Jewel of the Upstate

It is rare to find a person who does not love where they went to college, but during the collegiate years of my children, I found that I was also drawn to the schools they attended and to the cities those schools call home.

Ex Libris: The Folio Book of Ghost Stories October 2016

Ex Libris: The Folio Book of Ghost Stories

As a child, I remember begging my father to tell me the scariest ghost story he knew, and I also remember my mother promptly vetoing the request for the sake of everyone’s sleep that night.

Turtles and Bobcats  and Owls … Oh My! October 2016

Turtles and Bobcats and Owls … Oh My!

An alligator lurks below the cattails of a murky pond, a barn owl weaves between pine tree branches, a bobcat gingerly pursues a field mouse, and a turtle basks under the blanket of South Carolina’s sticky heat.

Three Men and a Book October 2016

Three Men and a Book

An unforeseen book collaboration continues to take three business acquaintances, turned close friends, turned associates, down unexpected and exciting paths.

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