By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Dr. Tom Mullikin, a professor at the University of South Carolina (USC) School of Hotel, Restaurant and Tourism Management, received a surprise recognition – coinciding with his being named military VETERAN OF THE WEEK by the S.C. Department of Veterans Affairs (SCDVA) – Tuesday, AprilContinue Reading

The Department of Veterans Affairs Columbia Regional Office Columbia Regional Office Home ( is encouraging the public to take advantage of all opportunities to speak with a Veterans Benefits Administration counselor either over the phone or in person. COVID-19 guidelines are being followed to include wearing masks, sanitizing surfaces andContinue Reading

Sheila Moorer is on a mission to provide customers with the sweetest AVON service. Her life-long experience with Avon and her commitment to service has helped shape her business brand – AVON Lady TN Honey. Moorer started her business not long after her 80-year-old mother, who lives in Tennessee, lostContinue Reading

“November is always associated with falling leaves but not for older veterans. In the 11th month, on the 11th day, at the 11th hour, the guns fell silent on the Western Front in 1918. The poppies were blooming in Flanders fields and the sun was shining on the row uponContinue Reading

In recognition of Veterans Day on November 11, The Citadel is highlighting some of the students who are veterans from different branches of the U.S. Armed Forces. There are about 250 veterans currently studying at The Citadel, either as undergraduate or graduate students. They have the option of taking theirContinue Reading

Tad Jones is the face of A Tad Creative Production where he combines authenticity, creativity, purpose, and passion to inspire people and projects to reach their full potential. He enjoys getting to know a person, company, or organization and taking a comprehensive and incremental approach to creatively forwarding their businessContinue Reading