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Fall’s Unsung Colors

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   “I need to get out of the South. Fall here is no good.” A woman from California said that. I don’t get the criticism. Fall in the Kingdom of Grits can be mighty pretty. And even if fall color is flat now and then, four distinct seasons bless the South with…

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She Flies Through the Air….

 

By Tammy Davis   As walked into the aerial yoga class, I couldn’t help but wonder, “How the heck did I get myself into this?” I almost left when I realized I was the only student above 25 but decided to stick it out. I was good with the warm up and stretch that was…

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Top Grossing Movies – October 14, 2019

 

Theatrical grosses from comScore Week of 10/11/2019 to 10/17/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Joker 2  $55,861,403  $193,590,190 2 The Addams Family 1  $30,300,007  $30,300,007 3 Gemini Man 1  $20,552,372  $20,552,372 4 Abominable 3  $6,072,235  $47,873,585 5 Downton Abbey 4  $4,881,075  $82,668,665 6 Hustlers 5  $3,887,018  $98,052,357 7 Judy 3  $3,217,960  $14,936,811 8…

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CCPL to open Baxter-Patrick James Island Library on Saturday, Nov. 2

 

 Charleston County Public Library (CCPL) will open the Baxter-Patrick James Island Library, located at 1858 South Grimball Road, on Saturday, Nov. 2 at 10 a.m. The public is invited to attend a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony beginning at 9:30 a.m.  “This facility offers the public access to the latest library resources, services and technology while providing features unique to…

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Health Your Grains Up with Farro

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Farro is one of my favorite ancient grains. Evidence shows it has been cultivated since as early as 10,000 BC, and it still is a popular ingredient in Italy. (It works well with that Mediterranean diet… you know the one that’s always at the top of the…

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Growl at the Moon this Halloween at the State Museum

 

Sixth Annual Signature Event Returns with Howling New Halloween Fun The State Museum will welcome guests to “Growl at the Moon” Friday, Oct. 25, from 7 – 10 p.m. The event will feature the debut of a new planetarium laser light show, new Haunted Virtual Reality experiences, live music from the Reggie Sullivan Band, Ghost Tours, a…

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A book review: An unlikely intersection of humanity… Dogs and Politicians

 

By Reba Hull Campbell   At first glance, the pairing may have seemed to be an odd juxtaposition of two authors on the Charleston Music Hall stage recently as they discussed their newly published books – one about dogs and one about politicians. It was a sold-out show. These writers’ careers as two of the best photographers…

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Rocking The Georgia Pines, Part Two

 

By Tom Poland   Editor’s Note: Parts of this column appear in the Sept./October issue of South Carolina Wildlife where Tom once served as managing editor. Part One, click here: https://whosonthemove.com/rocking-the-georgia-pines-part-one/   Back home, I picked beggar lice off my jeans for days. The sticky seeds had hitchhiked from Georgia to South Carolina, and they…

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Fire and Rain

 

By Tammy Davis   Everything That Matters Is Going to Be Alright When I was 18 my house burned down. I knew it was going to happen. I dreamed it. It was January and unusually cold for SC. Someone threw a blanket over me. The newspaper carrier drove me to our neighbor’s to get warm…

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Top Grossing Movies – October 7, 2019

 

Theatrical grosses from comScore   Week of 10/04/2019 to 10/10/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Joker 1  $96,202,337  $96,202,337 2 Abominable 2  $11,921,855  $37,754,970 3 Downton Abbey 3  $7,989,920  $73,616,855 4 Hustlers 4  $6,393,824  $91,415,704 5 IT Chapter Two 5  $5,317,529  $202,167,686 6 Judy 2  $4,598,798  $9,057,241 7 Ad Astra 3  $4,191,582  $43,297,350…

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How to Reduce Your Sugar Intake: Plus a Healthy Raspberry Clafoutis Dessert

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   While the dangers of sugar are becoming more talked about, many Americans still have a looooooooong way to go to avoid doing permanent damage to their body. The American Heart Association suggests that we limit our daily sugar intake to 6 teaspoons (about 25 grams) a day…

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The Macro Counting Diet Strategy (Plus Cherry Tomato Salad Couscous recipe)

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   As often happens in the diet world, what is old is new again, only instead of calling it macronutrients it is called macros. Macros refers to the major nutrients found in our edible foods (otherwise known as carbohydrates, fats and proteins) that are required fuel to run…

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My Mepkin Way

 

By Tammy Davis   A few years back, I did something I’d never done before. I spent the night at a monastery, Mepkin Abbey in Moncks Corner, SC. You don’t have to be Catholic or even religious to participate in the retreats offered throughout the year. I was probably more curious than anything else when…

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Rocking The Georgia Pines, Part One

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Editor’s Note: Parts of this column appear in the Sept./October issue of South Carolina Wildlife where Tom once served as managing editor.   One thing I love about my so-called work is the people I meet. Earlier this year I spent some time in Dry Branch, Georgia, with rock legend Chuck…

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Anna Rice of CompletePR joins 2019 Opportunity Greenville class

 

After a year of living in Greenville, CompletePR’s Anna Rice will be setting aside five Monday afternoons to learn more about the growing city she calls home. Opportunity Greenville is a 5-week program held each Fall to guide participants through the inner workings of Greenville. Participants learn about Greenville’s economy, government, culture and history from…

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Salt-N-Pepa to headline Famously Hot New Year in Columbia, S.C., on Dec. 31, 2019

 

Legendary hip-hop trailblazers to perform free concert at S.C.’s largest NYE party Salt-N-Pepa — the legendary hip-hop duo who paved the way for female artists — will perform a free concert at Famously Hot New Year, South Carolina’s largest New Year’s Eve celebration, in downtown Columbia, S.C. on Dec. 31, 2019. The performance by the…

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State Museum to light 55 ft. Pumpkin Planetarium for Halloween

 

Who: South Carolina State Museum What:  The South Carolina State Museum invites the media and public to help celebrate the annual lighting of its Pumpkin Planetarium. Each year the 55ft. BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina planetarium dome is lit by Ambient Media to look like a giant jack-o-lantern. It’s brilliant orange glow can be see…

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Top Grossing Movies – September 30, 2019

 

Theatrical grosses from comScore   Week of 09/27/2019 to 10/03/2019 Rank Title Rating Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Abominable PG 1  $20,612,100  $20,612,100 2 Downton Abbey PG 2  $14,340,035  $58,349,885 3 Hustlers R 3  $11,389,256  $80,553,967 4 IT Chapter Two R 4  $10,245,795  $193,766,844 5 Ad Astra PG13 2  $10,014,914  $35,397,514 6 Rambo: Last Blood…

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Joe’s Place hosting debut fall fashion show

 

Joe’s Place Bookstore will be partnering with Samantha Grace to debut outfits from their Fall 2019 line. On October 5th, from 11a.m. to 1p.m., Sonja Miller, the owner of Samantha Grace, will be introducing 12-18 outfits from various designers as well as accessories. Of course, no fashion show is complete without mimosas and brunch; a…

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Everything you need to know about the 150th South Carolina State Fair Oct. 9-20

 

2019 event will feature a free daily circus, free concerts and more — discount tickets available through Oct. 8 It’s the South Carolina State Fair’s 150th birthday, and the award-winning organization — a nonprofit awarding $300,000 in scholarships per year across South Carolina — has pulled out all the stops to ensure that this year’s…

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The Boat Show

 

By Tammy Davis   Dating in your fifties. I can’t say I recommend it, but it does make for some good stories. A while back I was at a fundraising shindig. It was loud and crowded. A friend with good intentions – we’ll call her Sally – approached. On this particular night, I actually had…

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The Farm That Time Forgot

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   The main barn’s an old early 1800 log cabin structure. Long poles uphold the roof. Look closely and you’ll see hinges a blacksmith made. One side of the barn demonstrates how nature reclaims what’s hers. Vines, saplings, and a jungle of growth cover her, but solid as a rock she just…

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Cola Town Bike Collective to launch fall concert series October 19th

 

Cola Town Bike Collective will launch its inaugural fall concert series on October 19th from 6 to 9 pm at 711 Elmwood Avenue. The two-part series will feature local artists and showcase ColaTown Bike Collective’s new home in Elmwood Park. Jade Blocker, 6iXX and guests, and H3r0 form the lineup for the first event in…

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Top Grossing Movies – September 23, 2019

 

Week of 09/20/2019 to 09/26/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Downton Abbey 1  $31,033,665  $31,033,665 2 Ad Astra 1  $19,001,398  $19,001,398 3 Rambo: Last Blood 1  $18,872,919  $18,872,919 4 IT Chapter Two 3  $17,006,478  $178,927,041 5 Hustlers 2  $16,806,587  $62,351,800 6 The Lion King 10  $2,677,788  $537,698,092 7 Good Boys 6  $2,590,965  $77,386,570…

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Not All Pork Is Healthy… but THIS dish is!

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Looking for something for supper? Gotta love a one pan recipe – less things going on at once and less dishes to clean after. Plus, you can often put it all together and then relax while it cooks. This particular dish reminds me of the roast my…

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‘150 Celebration Wheel’ will fly high during 2019 S.C. State Fair

 

Ride making its North American debut Visitors to the 150th South Carolina State Fair will experience the fair from new heights this year as the Midway will feature a “150 Celebration Wheel.” North American Midway Entertainment is debuting the spectacular ride in North America during this year’s S.C. State Fair Oct. 9-20 and has named it…

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How to Lower Your Cholesterol and Why It Matters

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Cholesterol is probably one of the most common words you hear when it comes to heart disease, what and what not to eat, and general health and well-being. Unfortunately, the more one hears about something, the easier it can be to become desensitized to it. It’s important…

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A 57-Year Mystery’s Solved, Kind Of

 

By Tom Poland   After 57 years, a case of missing rare objects, rare and priceless to me, at least, closes. And yet it remains a mystery. When I was in the sixth grade, I took my coin collection to school, a foolish thing to do because human nature being what it is that collection…

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Folly Beach Paradise Times Two

 

By Tammy Davis   I stopped in my tracks when I saw the marble counter tops with fossil detail.  “Paul loves it when people ask about those counters,” the front desk clerk said.  “He picked those out himself.” When I complimented the little white lights strung around the live oaks in the courtyard, the answer…

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Top Grossing Movies – September 16, 2019

 

Theatrical grosses from comScore Week of 09/13/2019 to 09/19/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 IT Chapter Two 2  $39,606,550  $152,675,074 2 Hustlers 1  $33,181,361  $33,181,361 3 Angel Has Fallen 4  $4,494,056  $60,474,474 4 Good Boys 5  $4,223,875  $73,280,610 5 The Lion King 9  $3,649,905  $534,087,680 6 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw…

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Hepatitis A is on the Rise: Here’s What You Need to Know

 

Hepatitis A is a viral infection that causes liver inflammation and damage. Following the broad introduction of the hepatitis A vaccine in 1995, the rate of US infections declined by 95%. Researchers estimate that about 2,500 cases of hepatitis A occurred in the US in 2014. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

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When You Just Need a Burger Try to Make it Healthy

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Everyone needs a good burger now and then. That won’t end with the summer. I do love this recipe and its spin on the Mediterranean diet (though I prefer “lifestyle” over “diet”). The Mediterranean way is based on eating simple, whole foods, and research has indicated that…

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The Broken Up and Broken Club

 

By Tammy Davis   You Can’t Have a Healthy Relationship With An Unhealthy Person Divorced women tend to find one another. The Broken Up and Broken Club.  No one wants to be a member. Infidelity and addiction caused most of the problems.  Every now and then we get an amicable split or a situation where…

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The Last Sunday Drive

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   Note: Following is an excerpt from the The Last Sunday Drive to be released November 18.   ’56 Plymouth Memories In the 1950s it was customary for folks to take Sunday drives. Gather up the family and see the sights. Tour the countryside. See what there was to see and visit…

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Study shows Spartanburg’s hospitality tax receipts, hotel room supply and demand continue to grow

 

City of Spartanburg and Spartanburg County hospitality tax receipts and hotel room supply and demand grew during the 2018-2019 fiscal year, according to a study from H2R Market Research, a Missouri-based research company. City and County hospitality tax receipts reached record levels, marking the fifth consecutive year of growth. “Spartanburg County’s visitor economy is growing…

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Would You Know if Someone Was Contemplating Suicide?

 

By Maria Calloway, RN, MBA, DNP, NE-BC, Market Chief Nursing Officer of Providence Health   Everyone knows someone who is struggling with mental health concerns. But would you know if someone you love may be contemplating suicide? Do you know the warning signs for suicide? Each year, nearly 45,000 Americans take their own lives making…

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Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture in Columbia, Sat., Sept. 21

 

Multiple Grammy-nominated recording artist, Dwele, to headline free festival Join Historic Columbia at Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 21. Now in its 41st year, this free outdoor festival brings musicians, artisans, dancers and storytellers together to celebrate South Carolina’s black history and culture on…

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Writers of Ribbons of Scarlet to speak at Converse College’s Author Talk on October 2

 

Converse College is hosting two of the writers of Ribbons of Scarlet, Kate Quinn and Laura Kaomie at its upcoming author talk on October 2. The free community event begins at 6:30 p.m. in Daniel Recital Hall (located in Blackman Music Hall), followed by a reception and book signing at 7:30 p.m. in the lobby…

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Top Grossing Movies – September 9, 2019

 

Theatrical grosses from comScore   Week of 09/06/2019 to 09/12/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 IT Chapter Two 1  $91,062,152  $91,062,152 2 Angel Has Fallen 3  $5,990,157  $53,450,658 3 Good Boys 4  $5,479,460  $66,939,160 4 The Lion King 8  $4,324,341  $529,237,780 5 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 6  $3,807,905  $164,340,050 6…

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Healthy Tailgate Tips from a Registered Dietitian

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   School is back in session, and football has kicked off. For many of us, that means tailgates! Personally, I am always looking for something on the healthier side to take with me to a tailgate, and you might be surprised how many people appreciate (and eat!) a…

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Moon Fever

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   “The Eagle has landed.” We’d been waiting for those four thrilling words. In those heady days, we all had a good case of moon fever. We had primed ourselves super good for perhaps man’s greatest accomplishment. We had moon fever all right and the cure was black and white grainy shots…

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The Baby and the Broom Closet: My Night With Hugo

 

By Tammy Davis   I was living in Columbia with two friends. Hugo was heading our way so we headed out.  One roommate went to her parents’ house in McColl, SC. The other went to Orangeburg. Relatively speaking, Hugo spared Columbia. Our home towns were not so lucky. I spent my Hugo night in Bishopville,…

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Grandma’s Life Lessons

 

By Amy Coward It’s hard for me to believe that I’m now a grandmother. The title is still relatively new but I have to say the role is quite fun and everything that people promised. It’s made me think about my own grandmother a lot lately. She was a pretty big part of my life…

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Global Spotlight: A Conversation with Mayor Bob Coble

 

Columbia World Affairs Council (CWAC) intern Lydia DeFelice interviewed Bob Coble last month to gain personal insight in his mission to build global engagement in Columbia.   Lydia currently studies International Relations at the University of Edinburgh. Her interest in global relations has led her to interview individuals, such as Bob Coble, who have contributed…

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Top Grossing Movies – September 3, 2019

 

Theatrical grosses from comScore   Week of 08/30/2019 to 09/05/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Angel Has Fallen 2  $11,799,409  $44,489,260 2 Good Boys 3  $9,505,900  $59,199,085 3 The Lion King 7  $6,923,452  $523,578,926 4 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 5  $6,460,835  $159,216,295 5 Overcomer 2  $5,665,606  $19,322,424 6 Ready Or…

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My Favorite Lighter Dessert for Summertime Gatherings: Sherbet Cake Recipe

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   My parents have said many times that as you get older time moves faster, and I have discovered they are telling the truth! Summer is going by so fast and there are so many things I didn’t get to…like spending enough time at the beach or on…

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Dragonflies, Nature’s Fighter Jets

 

By Tom Poland   My grandmother called them snake doctors. Whatever name dragonflies go by, they’re deceptive creatures. I say deceptive because of what a woman told me. “I love dragonflies and think of them as beautiful, gentle, loving creatures.” Nothing could be further from the truth. The next time you see a dragonfly, like…

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My Man Post Malone

 

By Tammy Davis   Radio Versions, Concert Versions, T-shirts, and Sharpie Markers I didn’t know there were radio versions of songs and concert versions of songs.  That’s my story, and I’m sticking to it.  For those of you who share my ignorance, the radio version is clean.  The concert version is not. I didn’t understand…

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Top Grossing Movies – August 25, 2019

 

Week of 08/23/2019 to 08/29/2019 Rank Title Weeks Weekend Gross Cumulative 1 Angel Has Fallen 1  $21,380,987  $21,380,987 2 Good Boys 2  $11,635,655  $41,943,160 3 Overcomer 1  $8,146,533  $8,146,533 4 Fast & Furious Presents: Hobbs & Shaw 4  $8,068,380  $147,629,635 5 The Lion King 6  $8,065,231  $510,550,966 6 Ready Or Not 1  $8,015,590  $11,043,738 7…

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Move Your Body and Eat Right for Long-Term Quality of Life: Brain Power Salad Recipe

 

By Kay MacInnis, Registered Dietitian, Providence Health   Recently, I went to Biltmore to see Kool and the Gang play some old favorites that I grew up listening to. After their fantastic performance the O’Jays performed for an hour and a half! I was awestruck at the amount of physical activity these guys were able…

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