By Bill Connor Like many Afghan war veterans, I have watched the rapid Taliban seizure of Afghanistan with much deep emotion. I left my wife and three young children for a 15-month combat mobilization as an infantry officer adviser to Afghan National Security forces fighting the Taliban. I was fullyContinue 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

By W. Thomas Smith, Jr. Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott was honored by the South Carolina Military Support Foundation (SCMSF), Thurs., May 20, for being named the National Sheriff’s Association (NSA) Sheriff of the Year for 2021. The recognition, a plaque commending Lott, was presented by Col. (Ret.) Steve Vitali,Continue Reading

Midlands Gives is an excellent way for members of the community to support many non-profits and help supply services and opportunities for our citizens. Special contribution matching days and promotions will be aired throughout the Midlands Gives program beginning Tuesday, May 4. Friends of Fisher House Columbia are working tirelessly to campaignContinue Reading