State Museum sets Aug. 16 planetarium opening

Opening on Aug. 16, the S.C. State Museum’s renovated facility will feature a planetarium, observatory and 4-D theater. (Photo provided by S.C. State Museum)The facility will house an observatory, planetarium and permanent 4-D theater. All three elements, plus a multidisciplinary museum focusing on art, history, natural history, and science and technology, will be housed under one roof. Read More...

Riverbanks tops attendance record

The Columbia park attracted 1,053,377 visitors during the past fiscal year, which ended June 30, topping the previous record by about 14,000 or 1.3%. Read More...

Eagles Nest acquires property in Saluda Pointe for $590K

The 1.34-acre tract is located in a mixed-use development east of the town of Lexington, at Interstate 20 and U.S. Highway 378. Read More...

Chappell, Smith & Arden adds litigator

NewmanGraham Newman has joined the law firm of Chappell, Smith & Arden P.A. Newman focuses on class actions, business and contract litigation, insurance dispute cases, consumer protection cases and product liability cases in both state and federal court. Read More...

USC medical school, Palmetto Health join stroke trial network

Joining the network headed by the National Institutes for Health makes new approaches for prevention and treatment of stroke available for patients across South Carolina, officials said. Read More...


Gold mine project reaches milestone

The posting of the Army Corps of Engineers’ Final Environmental Impact Statement indicates that final action by the Corps is near on Romarco Minerals’ application for a federal wetlands permit, which is needed to begin mining operations in Lancaster County. Read More...

Haley names Mike Campbell to workers’ comp panel

CampbellMike Campbell, who lost the June 24 runoff to Henry McMaster to be the Republican candidate for lieutenant governor, will be paid $116,000 a year to serve on the S.C. Workers’ Compensation Commission.  Read More...