The Richland Soil and Water Conservation District (RSWCD) is offering incentives to boost participation in the S.C. Envirothon, a statewide natural resources competition for high school students. Each spring, Envirothon draws teams of teenagers from around the Palmetto State to compete for scholarships and the opportunity to represent South CarolinaContinue Reading

Midlands-based non-profit directing coastal clean-up initiative By W. Thomas Smith Jr. Cheyenne Cunningham, a graduate assistant at the College of Charleston, is directing Global Eco Adventures (GEA) efforts to “clean up” four designated beaches around the world, during WORLD OCEAN DAY, June 8, 2022. GEA, a Midlands-based nonprofit with officesContinue Reading

by W. Thomas Smith Jr. The SOUTH CAROLINA SEVEN (SC7) expedition led by S.C. Floodwater Commission Chairman Tom Mullikin passed through the Midlands last week during their month-long, 500-mile, 90 to 100-plus degree heat trek from the mountains (in the Upstate of S.C.) to the sea (in the Lowcountry). ThisContinue Reading