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Congaree National Park to conduct prescribed burn

 

Staff at Congaree National Park, along with park partners, are preparing to conduct a prescribed burn on 384 acres Thursday, April 25, weather and conditions permitting. This fire is intended to help with habitat restoration and fuel reduction in accordance with the park’s fire management plan. Park staff will conduct the prescribed burn with the…

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TD Saturday Market returns to Main Street May 4

 

City officials and event partners unveiled a new logo and rebranding for the TD Saturday Market presented by Prisma Health. The market opens its 17thseason on May 4, bringing farm-fresh produce, baked goods, meats, cheeses, seafood and other specialty foods to downtown Greenville each week. This year’s market will also feature a new Holiday Market scheduled…

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City of Columbia and Two Men and a Truck start Movers for Moms Campaign to seek donations for displaced mothers

 

The City of Columbia is conducting a donation drive with Two Men and a Truck for their Movers for Moms Campaign. Movers for Moms seek to recognize moms in crisis on Mother’s Day by arranging special delivery of gifts to moms that have been displaced from Allen-Benedict Court. Across the nation, Two Men and A…

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City of Columbia is working to ensure a complete and accurate count of all its residents in the 2020 U.S. Census

 

The City of Columbia is working to ensure a complete and accurate count of all its residents in the 2020 U.S. Census by appointing a team of community members, known as a Complete Count Committee (CCC) to help guide the effort.  Operating under the leadership of Chynna Phillips, Research & Policy Manager for the Sisters…

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As many mistrust the national media, the value of local news shines through

 

By Richard Eckstrom, S.C. Comptroller In January, a “bombshell” report by an online news site alleged that President Trump had personally instructed his attorney to lie to congress – a serious federal crime. Other outlets hopped right on the scoop. A media frenzy ensued, and impeachment talk swelled. The next day, it was a group of…

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South Carolina’s Employment Situation March 2019

 

Number of South Carolinians Employed Continues Record Climb Unemployment Rate Remains At Historic Lows The number of individuals working moved substantially higher, by an estimated 6,826 people, establishing a new record of 2,274,185. Unemployment estimates increased over the month by 1,803 to 76,309 people. The state’s labor force increased by approximately 8,629 to 2,350,494 people.…

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Charleson area transportation study begins certification process review

 

The Berkeley-Charleston-Dorchester Council of Governments is holding a public meeting April 23 in its board room at 5790 Casper Padgett Way, North Charleston, beginning at 5:30 p.m., as a component of its certification review by the Federal Highway Administration and Federal Transit Administration Region 4. As the metropolitan planning organization for the Charleston region’s urbanized…

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City celebrates National Historic Preservation Month in May

 

The month of May has been proclaimed National Historic Preservation Month in the City of Columbia. Since its inception by the National Trust for Historic Preservation during the 1970s, National Historic Preservation Month has been a way to promote historic places. The City’s Planning staff is promoting a number of activities and events throughout the…

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State Treasurer’s Office facilitates $30 million master lease for MUSC

 

Funding will support facility upgrades to improve energy efficiency throughout campus The State Treasurer’s Office recently worked with the Medical University of South Carolina to secure affordable financing through the state’s Master Lease Program for energy conservation improvements throughout its Charleston campus. The $30 million MUSC deal was the largest master lease to date, with…

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Advertisement of vacancies on various boards and commissions

 

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions. Accommodations Tax Advisory Committee Seeking three (3) Applicants from the Hospitality industry; one (1) Applicant from the Lodging industry; one (1) Applicant who are considered At-Large businesspersons and one (1) Applicant from the Hospitality industry. The purpose of…

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