Columbia Names Five New Green Business Members

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 22, 2008 – The city of Columbia recently added five new members to its Green Business recognition program. The Katie and Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center recently…

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S.C. Department of Transportation Recognizes Outstanding Volunteer Efforts at 20th Anniversary Celebration & Adopt-A-Highway Awards Ceremony

 

COLUMBIA, SC – April 9, 2008 – The SCDOT will honor volunteer Adopt-A-Highway groups and coordinators from around the state, Thursday, April 10, at noon during its 20th annual Adopt-A-Highway…

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Cayce Finance Department Recognized for Excellence By National Association of Government Finance Officers

 

CAYCE, SC – April 7, 2008 – The City of Cayce’s Finance Department has received a Certificate of Achievement for Excellence in Financial Reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of…

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Cayce Looking for Volunteers to Serve on Boards and Committees

 

CAYCE, SC – April 7, 2008 – The City of Cayce is looking for individuals to serve on several of its boards and commissions. Interested persons must either live in Cayce…

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$15,000 Cash Awarded to SC Students Today by First Lady Jenny Sanford and State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex

 

COLUMBIA, SC – March 19, 2008 – This morning First Lady Jenny Sanford and State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex presented students with over $15,000 in cash and prizes for their…

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Postal Service Launches South Carolina Financial Literacy Day For National Consumer Protection Week

 

Don’t Fall For a Fake Check Scam COLUMBIA, SC – March 3, 2008 What: Postal Service officials will host three simultaneous press conferences and eight informational booths throughout South Carolina to…

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Third Annual SNMA Health Fair at the Drew Wellness Center

 

Hosted by USC School of Medicine’s Student National Medical Association COLUMBIA, SC – February 26, 2008 – The Governor and First Lady’s Healthy South Carolina Challenge is pleased to announce…

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City Recognizes Local Television Station as a Green Business Member

 

COLUMBIA, SC – February 21, 2008 – WLTX, Columbia’s CBS affiliate, has been awarded a Green Business Member seal by the City of Columbia for its earth friendly practices. The…

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This Week's Healthy SC Challenge Tips

 

First Family Encourages Healthy Changes in Nutrition, Exercise and Tobacco Use COLUMBIA, S.C. – February 8, 2008 – The Healthy SC Challenge is the Sanford family’s effort to get all…

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FBI Identifies Recurring Fraudulent E-mail Scam

 

February 5, 2008 – The FBI has recently developed information indicating cyber criminals are attempting to once again send fraudulent e-mails to unsuspecting recipients stating that someone has filed a…

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Pickens County Student Wins Big in January’s Video Contest

 

COLUMBIA, SC- January 31, 2008 – Emily Leising from D.W. Daniel High School in Easley Creates #1 Video; Greenville Fine Arts Center student is runner up- a 2nd win for…

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Cayce Names Calvin McGee Employee of Year

 

CAYCE, SC – January 30, 2008 – The City of Cayce held its Employee Awards Breakfast this morning and recognized Utilities Crew Leader Calvin McGee as its top employee in 2007.…

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Five Companies Recognized for Green Practices

 

COLUMBIA, SC – January 24, 2008 – The City of Columbia has awarded BP Barber and Associates, Carolina Imports, Roof Basket, Sonoco, and Studio 2LR its Green Business Member seal.  The…

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First Lady Jenny Sanford Awards Garrett Academy of Technology Students $1,500 for Runner-Up Video in December's Healthy SC School Video Contest

 

Columbia, SC- January 9, 2008- First Lady Jenny Sanford presented a cash award to December’s Healthy SC School Video Contest winners yesterday at theGarrett Academy of Technology in Charleston County. …

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First Lady Awards Students at Garrett Academy of Technology Students Receive $1,500 in Healthy SC School Video Contest

 

COLUMBIA, SC- January 7th, 2008 – First Lady Jenny Sanford will present the six creators of the runner-up video in the December Healthy SC School Video Contest with the cash prize…

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Healthy SC School Video Contest December Winners

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 31, 2007 – First Lady Jenny Sanford announced on December 31st that Danny Drescher, a 16 year old student at the Greenville Fine Arts Center, is…

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SCDOT Receives National Award for Bridge Project

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 17, 2007 – The SC Department of Transportation (SCDOT) SCDOT was one of eight award winners nationwide in a federal recognition program for its exemplary work…

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City Forestry and Beautification Staff Earn Arborists Certification

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 14, 2007 – Columbia’s Public Works announces the recent certification of two Forestry and Beautification employees as certified arborists. Amy Hunter and Arthur Strudwick recently met…

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Students at Ridge View High School Lead SC Video Contest

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 14, 2007- First Lady Jenny Sanford announced Can’t Help It the weekly winner of the Healthy SC School Video Contest. Andrew Drafts, Ellen Walker, and Carrie…

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First Lady Announces Weekly Winner of SC School Video Contest

 

COLUMBIA, SC – December 7, 2007- At noon today, voters determined Hey Girl, I Beat Obesity as the weekly winner of the Healthy SC SchoolVideo Contest.   Donna Harrison, Christie Severin,…

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First Lady Awards Winning Video/Wando High School

 

Columbia, SC- December 5, 2007- First Lady Jenny Sanford presented a cash award to November’s Healthy SC School Video Contest winner, Emma Hecker, today at Wando High School in Charleston…

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First Lady Announces Weekly Video Winners

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 23, 2007 – At noon today, voters determined Santa as the weekly winner of the Healthy SC School Video Contest.   Jesse from the Boys and Girls…

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First Family Announces Holiday Open House

 

COLUMBIA, SC – Tuesday, November 20, 2007 – The First Family today announced a special week-long holiday decoration of the Governor’s Mansion Complex (located at Richland and Lincoln Streets, downtown…

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Holiday Travel Reminders

 

COLUMBIA, SC – November 19, 2007 –  With the busy holiday season upon us, below are travel tips to make your travel plans easier: Check Flight StatusSee real-time flight information at…

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SCANA wins award for outstanding economic development achievements

 

COLUMBIA, S.C. (September 5, 2007) – SCANA Corporation has been recognized for its efforts in support of economic development in South Carolina.  Site Selection magazine, the official publication of the…

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Center for Global Strategies to host Delegation from Yemen; Seeks to Strengthen Economic Ties with South Carolina

 

COLUMBIA, SC – August 15, 2007– Governor David M. Beasley, Chairman of the Board of The Center for Global Strategies (CGS), announces that CGS, along with South Carolina’s public/private sector,…

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