There’s a New CRESCENT Rising in the Distance.

  By: Taft Matney This version of CRESCENT has served us well since October 3, 2011, but it’s time for a little more than a simple refresh. Sometimes a house needs more than a new coat of paint. Sometimes, you need to update the wiring and add on a few more square feet. That’s where […]

Who Came to YOUR High School Talent Show?

Remember your high school talent shows? Not many people do, but one South Carolina High School will remember this year’s for a long time. As 16 year old Frankie Antonelli, a Wando High School student with Down Syndrome, performed “While I Still Got The Time” as the last act during Wednesday night’s show, his solo […]

BMW’s X5 Prepares to Take On the World as its 3rd Generation Begins Production Exclusively in SC

  Production of the third-generation BMW X5 officially began last week with the manufacture of dealer vehicles designed to generate excitement and sales in their regions. The first new BMW X5 is a Mineral White M50d (six-cylinder inline diesel engine with M Performance TwinPower Turbo technology) featuring Exclusive Nappa Mocha leather interior and will be […]

Education Along the Grand Strand Includes Green Flag Racing

Former South Carolina Lieutenant Governor André Bauer has always been known for his creative approaches to issues — whether it was helping seniors or seeing a need to help students looking for something different out of the public school system. Recently, Bauer stepped into the driver’s seat for the PALM racing team. What is PALM?  […]

Who Needs “Baywatch” When Charleston’s Lifeguards are Around?

Lifeguards from Charleston County beaches placed third overall in the “A” division of the South Atlantic Lifeguard Championships, held last month in Nags Head, NC. The competition brought lifeguards throughout the South Atlantic region — from Virginia Beach southward to Northern Florida — together to compete in a variety of beach-based lifesaving scenarios. The A […]

Do Unto Others…

…just because it’s the right thing to to. That’s the idea behind “The Year of Altruism” — an Upstate South Carolina-based non-profit established to promote the unselfish regard for or devotion to the welfare of others. “The mission of the Year of Altruism is to encourage and celebrate altruism in thought, speech and deed, focusing the […]

Nik Wallenda’s Grand Canyon Walk Happened Because of SC

When Nik Wallenda made his historic cross over the Grand Canyon, he did it with South Carolina engineering beneath his feet. In fact, twice in the past two years Wallenda completed high-wire walks on two-inch-thick metal cables stabilized with dampers made by Spartanburg-based AFL. For his most recent feat at the Grand Canyon, 20 dampers […]

Know What Restaurants are Keeping it Local? There’s an App for That.

In homes across the state, it’s not uncommon to hear: “Hey, Honey. Where do you want to go for supper tonight?” “I don’t know. Where do you want to go?” “I don’t know. Where do you want to go?” “I don’t care. Just pick something.” That discussion may have just gotten shorter thanks to the […]

SC Wins the Belmont and Stuns the Thoroughbred World

South Carolina’s thoroughbred country won bragging rights when the dust settled following the running of the 145th Belmont Stakes on Saturday. Finishing the mile-and-a-half in less than a tick above 2:30, Aiken’s Palace Malice crossed the line first and won lucky gamblers $29.60 on a $2 bet to win. Out of Cot Campbell’s Dogwood Stable […]

Military Base Task Force Appoints New Executive Coordinator

The S.C. Military Base Task Force tapped Charlie Farrell as its new executive coordinator during a meeting of the group’s executive committee at the S.C. Department of Commerce, which now houses the task force. General William “Dutch” Holland previously ran the task force as interim executive coordinator. William “Bill” Bethea Jr., recently-appointed chairman of the […]

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