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Dec 21, 2023

Robert Braddock, recipient of the Distinguished Flying Cross, to speak of Vietnam service

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Robert L. Braddock likes to talk to people – from schoolchildren to adults – about his service in Vietnam. He wasn’t traumatized by his war experience, although he lost 40 percent of his hearing. In his talks, he has no grand political points to make, beyond being proud to have served his […]

Dec 14, 2023

Deadline approaching to nominate for inaugural Empowering Women awards

The Empowering Women awards recognizes companies and organizations that have shown a strong commitment to supporting and elevating women in South Carolina.

Nov 22, 2023

The Nick unveils exclusive Palmetto Society

Columbia, SC – The Nickelodeon, Main Street’s arthouse cinema, announces the launch of the Palmetto Society – a new tier of recognition for annual giving. The Palmetto Society is a testament to The Nick’s dedicated community of passionate film enthusiasts and supporters, as well as its leaders’ commitment to enhanc[...]

Nov 20, 2023

Joe Dunn, historian and proud Vietnam veteran, to speak at museum

COLUMBIA, S.C. – What do you get when someone who teaches the history of American involvement in Vietnam also served in that war? Sometimes you get reminiscence. Sometimes you get didactic rants about “imperialism.” Sometimes you get personal war stories of derring-do, fanciful to varying degrees. But with Joe Dunn, the Ch[...]

Nov 17, 2023

Christmas in the Trenches to be celebrated Dec. 2 at Relic Room

COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Christmas Day 1776, George Washington crossed the Delaware to deliver a shock to the Hessian mercenaries in British service, giving a big shot in the arm to American chances to gain the independence so recently declared. Toward the end of 1944, there was a lot of loose talk among GIs about […]

Nov 6, 2023

Hear Tommy Cockrell talk about serving with combat engineers in Vietnam

COLUMBIA, S.C. – Tommy Cockrell didn’t set out to serve with the Army engineers in Vietnam. His training was in combat infantry. But when he arrived in-country, that’s where they sent him. So it was that he found himself driving – often alone – up and down the perilous roads of I Corps, with no […]

Oct 23, 2023

Relic Room hosts 32nd SCMMS Toy Soldier Show on October 28

COLUMBIA, S.C. – On Saturday, October 28, the S.C. Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum will again host the South Carolina Military Miniature Society’s Annual Toy Soldier Show. This is the SCMMS’ 32nd annual show, and the Relic Room’s second time as a venue for the event. Having hosted last year, we now know that[...]

Oct 13, 2023

Vietnam exhibit receives award from South Carolina Federation of Museums

The South Carolina Federation of Museums has given the South Carolina Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum its Award of Achievement for “A War With No Front Lines: South Carolina and the Vietnam War, 1965-1973,” a generational achievement that was years in the making, and opened last Veterans Day. Curator of Exhibits &[...]

Oct 11, 2023

The Nick and SC Pride to present Paris is Burning

Columbia, SC – The Nick and South Carolina Pride Movement (SC Pride) will present Paris Is Burning as part of The Nick’s Pride Night celebration on October 18, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. Both organizations are excited to collaborate to bring this film to Columbia for Famously Hot SC Pride. About the film – Where does […]


Oct 6, 2023

BOOK OF EXPERTS: Representing South Carolina’s Upstate Region

International Consuls General. Site selection consultants. Corporate leaders seeking locations. These influencers come to the Upstate each year to explore doing business here.

Oct 6, 2023

The Nick and National Organization for Women (NOW) Columbia, SC Chapter to present Bella! This Woman’s Place Is in the House

Columbia, SC – The Nick and National Organization for Women (NOW) Columbia, SC Chapter will present Bella! This Woman’s Place Is in the House, as part of The Nick’s ReelTalk Docuseries, on October 8, 2023 at 3:00 p.m. The event will feature a talkback after the film with panelists provided by NOW and moderated by [&hel[...]

Oct 2, 2023

SEFA named Environmental, Health and Safety Supplier of the Year by Duke Energy

LEXINGTON, SC – The SEFA Group, a technology leader in converting coal ash for recycled use in concrete, was recently named Environmental, Health and Safety Supplier of the Year by Duke Energy. The award recognized SEFA’s 184,000 hours of ash handling, processing, and transportation of harvested coal ash for Duke Energy with zero OSHA recordable […]