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The Augusta National Golf Club an experience like no other

 
Tammy Davis

By Tammy Davis   It’s always exciting to be a part of a history.  It’s even better if the historic event is in one of the most beautiful places in the world.  Last weekend I was lucky enough to be a part of the inaugural Augusta National Women’s Amateur championship. My escort for the day…

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Across The Savannah

 
Tom Poland

By Tom Poland   After The Funeral Family funerals are different from other funerals. A family funeral makes me drift. I look at the flowers and listen to the ministers and music but my mind wanders. I avoid looking at the casket, choosing to summon up memorable moments, like scenes in an old cinema. I…

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NEEDTOBREATHE Classic Raises $300,000 for Charleston-Based OneWorld Health

 

Proceeds to fund medical clinics in some of the world’s poorest regions This year’s annual NEEDTOBREATHE Classic raised more than $300,000 for OneWorld Health – far surpassing the $200,000 the event brought in last year. Each year, musicians, athletes and actors join southern rock band NEEDTOBREATHE for a charity golf classic at the Daniel Island…

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From Rose Hill To Brattonsville, Part II

 
Tom Poland

  By Tom Poland     Journey Through Time and Space  In Part I Park Manager Nate Johnson led us through Rose Hill Plantation State Historic Site. In Part II, we visit Historic Brattonsville. With a bit of tailwind, it takes about 54 minutes to drive from Rose Hill to Historic Brattonsville. Not quite 42…

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Spartanburg Philharmonic announces new youth orchestra

 

On Tuesday, April 9, 2019, the Spartanburg Philharmonic officially launched its newest music education opportunity—the Spartanburg Philharmonic Youth Orchestra. Seeing the need for more music education opportunities for teenagers in Spartanburg County, several Philharmonic staff and board members came together to create a community in which musically-inclined teenagers can thrive. The first of its kind…

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The Gibbes Museum of Art awarded $50,000 in grants from Art Bridges Foundation

 

The Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston’s premier art museum, has been selected as a recipient of two grants totaling $50,000 from the Art Bridges Foundation. Through the support of the foundation, the Gibbes was selected as the only venue in the South to host Black Refractions: Highlights from The Studio Museum in Harlem, a major…

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New Richland Library exhibit tells a family story through jewelry

 

A new art exhibit is broaching how an inanimate object, such as jewelry, often plays a significant role in human interactions and defining relationships. Some Things Old, Some Things New is now on display in The Gallery at Richland Library. Highlighting the work of our current Artist-in-Residence, Allison Cicero Moore, the exhibit features around 30…

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Puddin’, Butter Bean, Biscuit, and More

 
Tammy Davis

By Tammy Davis Nicknames Are Better in The South That’s Mr. Butter Bean To You As a child, I grew up with a Butter Bean, a Chubby, a Biscuit, and a Granny. But because southerners put manners about all else, even with a nickname, it was Mr. Butter Bean, Mr. Chubby, Mr. Biscuit, and Mr.…

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From Rose Hill To Brattonsville, Part I

 

By Tom Poland   Journey Through Time and Space Faulkner was right. The past is not past. It’s hiding. Travel some backroads, and if you know where to look, you can find it. I did one cool Saturday in February. My journey unearthed some of South Carolina’s past, a past that’s given us so much…

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