This is a follow-up to an article that ran on Oct 17th of 2020. It seems now that more than 50 percent of American adults are vaccinated, people are once again interested in going to museums, restaurants, beaches and theaters. However, there is one essential sector of the economy that has not yetContinue Reading

Cox Family BBQ recently opened its doors at 7709 St. Andrews Road in Shoppers Walk presenting classic BBQ dishes and sides for carry out. Brian and Angie Cox have listed with all the delivery apps making it easy and rewarding when ordering food online or call in your orders atContinue Reading

Bill Davis, director of Richland County Utilities, was recently selected to represent South Carolina within a worldwide organization of water industry professionals. Davis will serve as a junior delegate on the Water Environment Federation’s (WEF) House of Delegates (HOD). Following his one-year term, Davis will step into the role ofContinue Reading

Each year, the South Carolina Department of Revenue (SCDOR) audits hundreds of businesses. The audits help ensure compliance with the state’s tax laws. What can trigger an audit? The SCDOR uses data analytics to assist with audit selection and sometimes conducts “relationship audits,” which develop from information gathered during anotherContinue Reading

On June 8 at the Hunter-Gatherer Brewery at the Curtiss-Wright Hangar, the Columbia Chamber and the Leadership Columbia Advisory Board (LCAB) honored 36 graduates of the Leadership Columbia program. The Class of 2021 completed an orientation, a retreat, ten class days and a class project with the Midlands Fatherhood Coalition.Continue Reading

The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority (The COMET) is proud to announce that Pamela Bynoe-Reed, the organization’s Director of Marketing & Community Affairs/PIO has been selected by Integrated Media Publishing as one of the 2021 SC Women in Business: Women to Watch. The prestigious award honors selected businesswomen across SouthContinue Reading

The REEMERGE Reentry Program honored successful participants during a recently held recognition ceremony. The participants were acknowledged for their achievements in entrepreneurship, training, and employment. Keynote speaker and Richland County councilman, Overture Walker, encouraged participants to believe in their vision regardless of how it appears to others. Walker drew aContinue Reading

Flock and Rally, a full-service, women-owned communications and marketing agency based in Columbia, has hired Anna Kate Twitty to serve as its new director of communications. In this role, Twitty will lead the agency’s public relations team and develop strategic communications campaigns — integrating best practices in digital marketing —Continue Reading

CVS Health has announced that as of June 1, eligible customers who received or plan to receive a COVID-19 vaccination through CVS Health may choose to enter the #OneStepCloser sweepstakes for an opportunity to win one of over a thousand fun and exciting prizes through weekly drawings and grand prizesContinue Reading

Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) is getting an extra boost from Tractor Supply Company, the largest rural lifestyle retailer in the United States, this Fourth of July. On July 4 Tractor Supply stores will honor the men and women of the Armed Forces with a biannual 15 percent discount to allContinue Reading

The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce held a rededication for their building on June 29 celebrating the end of an extensive facelift over the past few months. The building was refurbished both inside and out with fresh paint, repairs and new fixtures. The celebration included a DJ, plenty to eatContinue Reading