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Under the Dome By Lasley Poe Steever It’s been a little more than a year since the Gibbes Museum reopened its doors after a two-year renovation and we are delighted by the response we’ve received from locals, visitors, sponsors and patrons, partners and the art community at large. We’ve seen more than 50,000 visitors, including 6,000 school-aged children; curated 11 new exhibitions; provided 20 tri-county schools with in-school art programs; hosted seven visiting artists; offered more tha…
06.19 / 22:09
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By The Whisky Couple Merchandise has become a significant extra source of income for many whisky producers. It sometimes seems they all try to outdo each other with gadgets, utensils and articles of clothing — and their fans are pleased at the selection. Fancy cufflinks, hats, ashtrays, USB sticks, notebooks, tartan gear. Enough to decorate your whisky room and y…
06.19 / 22:09
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By Ford Walpole Catching fish is fun and catch-and-release is rewarding. For the sporting conservationist, helping with a fish-stocking project furthers the sustainability of a passion. Recently, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (DNR) released young spot-tailed bass, also known as red drum, redfish or channel bass into the lake at the James Island County Park and the peninsula’s Colonial L…
06.19 / 22:09
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  By David Bakradze  Anniversaries are times for both celebration and reflection in the lives of individuals and nations. In 2017 the Republic of Georgia and the United States celebrate the 25th anniversary of diplomatic relations between our two nations. I am optimistic about what the next 25 years will bring for this important relationship that promotes security and stability in our region and around the w…
06.19 / 22:09
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Laura Wright of Saluda recently celebrated her 111th birthday. Friends and relatives, including her 96-year-old "baby sister," gathered to pay tribute to her long and well-lived life. A teacher for decades, Wright said her parents prepared and encouraged her and her siblings to get an education and contribute to society. Her friend Costena Kelly cited "Miss Laura" as a role model, saying "She always said 'be a lady. Carry yourself as a lady.' That’s instilled in me." Asked how she has l…
06.19 / 21:47
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This week an internationally-acclaimed music event takes place in Columbia: The Southeastern Piano Festival, created and produced by University of South Carolina music professors Joseph Rackers and Marina Lomazov. Though its name sounds regional, in reality it draws high school applicants and world-class judge/performers from all across the United States and beyond. The producers tell us how they conceived the festival 15 years ago, and what attracts the finest applicants to vie for the 20…
06.19 / 21:47
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On Friday, six members of the Presidential Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS resigned. In an op-ed published in Newsweek, council member Scott Schoettes wrote he and other members could no longer be effective serving a “president who simply does not care.” Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Schoettes (@pozadvocate) … …
06.19 / 21:47
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The Supreme Court has agreed to hear a partisan gerrymandering case out of Wisconsin. It’s the first case of its kind to make it to the high court. Here & Now‘s Jeremy Hobson talks with Emily Bazelon (@emilybazelon), staff writer at the New York Times Magazine … …
06.19 / 21:47
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A Summerton man deemed armed and dangerous by the Clarendon County Sheriff's Office is now at the Clarendon County Detention Center Woodley Demetrius Coard, 32, of 4594 Moses Dingle Road in Summerton, was charged Thursday with attempted murder and arson after reportedly turning himself into deputies. Sheriff Tim Baxley said Monday that Coard has refused to speak with police. Jail officials did not have information regarding Coard's legal representation. Deputies alleged that Coard…
06.19 / 21:37
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A man attempted to rob a Circle K in Little River on Sunday, police say, but a clerk in the store was able to convince him to leave without incident. … Click to Continue…
Westport is big. It gets people excited. But it’s hardly alone. How does 1,700 new residences sound? As the planning commission in York County resumed debate on the 842-home, 432-acre … Click to Continue »…
06.19 / 21:19
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We take our dogs with us everywhere else – so why not on a date? That’s the premise for this Saturday’s upcoming fundraiser, “A Date with a Dog,” an outdoor … Click to Continue »…
06.19 / 21:19
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The Lexington Police Department is asking for the community’s help in locating a suspect wanted for impersonating a Federal Law Enforcement officer. At approximately 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, the male … Click to Continue »…
06.19 / 21:19
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Next year, look forward to a cleaner, cooler concourse at Spirit Communications Park. The Columbia Fireflies are planning to install 16 large fans in the concourse – additions that were … Click to Continue »…
06.19 / 21:19
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CENTRAL – Carson Edwards signed a letter of intent to attend Southern Wesleyan University on a music ensemble scholarship. Edwards is a 2017 graduate of Powdersville High School. Graduating with Honors, he received the Patriot Scholar Award and was a member of the National Honor Society. Edwards also graduated with Honors from the Computer Services…
06.19 / 20:42
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PICKENS COUNTY — The Education Foundation of Pickens County has announced its first round of donations ever for Pickens County schools, funding grants to impact hundreds of students. Totaling $4,500, the donations will fund grant requests submitted by teachers, and they will benefit students at elementary, middle, and high school levels across the district’s four…
06.19 / 20:42
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One Myrtle Beach business owner said she is sad to see incidents like Saturday night’s shooting happen, but believes Myrtle Beach is a good place to live and own a business. “It just goes viral, and then the whole world knows, which I guess we should know when something bad’s happening, but I don’t like it when it causes people to go into that state of fear,” said Deann Sarver, the co-owner of the Boardwalk Coffee…
06.19 / 20:23
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The U.S. Attorney's Office said a Greenville man admitted to a federal gun charge on Monday in connection with a drug trafficking…
06.19 / 20:23
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The Columbia Police Department arrested a teenager in connection with an car break-in investigation. Raheem Antwann Brown, 19, has been a charged with Breaking into a Motor Vehicle and Larceny, … Click to Continue…
06.19 / 20:23
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Talk about a dinosaur Who Done It. A reptilian mystery has raised its mighty green head right by the westbound side of I-20 in between Clemson Road and I-77. A … Click to Continue…
06.19 / 20:23
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