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USC alumni group holds 'topping' for new center

An 18-foot, 500-pound beam is being placed at the top of the new, privately funded University of South Carolina Alumni Center in a special ceremony in downtown Columbia.


Wed Jul 30, 2014

Post and Courier

Panel: Improving rural education is key to helping poor communities

A better public education, particularly for South Carolina's poor, rural school districts, is a crucial avenue to transform communities that have been devastated by a changing economy, a panel of seven advocates said Wednesday at a University of South Carolina Law School event.


Related Topix: South Carolina, Education Etc., Nikki Haley, US Governors, Allendale County, SC, Allendale, SC

The Moultrie News

Smith and Verkaik to wed

Mr. and Mrs. James P. Verkaik of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Christin Michelle Verkaik, to Eben William Smith.


Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, Graphic Design, Arts


New Book by S&T Author Explores American Novelist Richard Russo

New book by S&T author explores American novelist Richard Russ o Newswise - ROLLA, Mo.


Related Topix: Rolla, MO, Arts, Literature, Missouri University of Science and Technology

The Union Daily Times

McCall's to close frame shop in August6:30 am

Bill and Betsy McCall set in the framing shop they have operated for the past 28 years.


Related Topix: Union, SC

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Summerville Journal-Scene

Myers, Hewett plan October wedding

Heather Marie Myers of Atlanta, Ga. and Bret Hewett of Atlanta, Ga. are engaged to be married on Oct. 18 in Atlanta.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Wedding

The State

McNair Center finds a Columbia home at USC

The McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research will be located in the SCRA/USC Innovation Center at Catawba and Assembly streets, across from the University of South Carolina's College of Engineering.


Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Science / Technology, Space

The Kingstree News

Elizabeth Hunter, Salters

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Matthews 'Liz' or 'Snook' Hunter, conducted by the Rev.


Related Topix: Salters, SC, Williamsburg County, SC, Benedict College, South Carolina State University, Berkeley County, SC

Click Orlando

Gadget tests your drink for 'date rape' drugs

A new electronic device and mobile app called , aims to help prevent sexual assaults that occur after a victim has been unknowingly drugged.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Medical University of South Carolina, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Southwest Times

PCHS graduate named as new band director

Following the announced resignation of former band director Daniel Wilner last week, Pulaski County High School has appointed 2003 PCHS graduate Matthew M. Shrewsbury to take his place for the upcoming school year.


Related Topix: Columbia, SC

Medical News Today

Combination nicotine replacement therapy boosts success rate for smokers looking to quit

Uninsured smokers who used nicotine replacement therapy patches in combination with NRT lozenges nearly doubled their quit rates when using the support of a quitline, according to a study published online ahead of print in the Journal of Smoking Cessation.


Related Topix: Smoking, Medicine, Health, Nicotine, NicoDerm, Nicotine (generic), Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina, Yale University


Radiation Risks From Cardiovascular Imaging Tests [Clinician Update]

From the Department of Radiology and Radiological Science and Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine , Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston; Institute for Clinical Radiology, Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital, Munich, Germany ; Russell H. Morgan Department of Radiology and Radiological Science, Johns Hopkins Hospital, ... (more)


Related Topix: Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, World News, Germany, Oncology, Medicine

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Fort Mill Times

Bunchman, O'Dell engaged

Stacy Bunchman of Rock Hill and Matthew O'Dell of Fort Mill will be married Nov. 8, 2014, at Oakland Baptist Church in Rock Hill.


Related Topix: Rock Hill, SC, Fort Mill, SC, Simpsonville, SC, India Hook, SC

Rock Hill Herald

SC will defend gay-marriage ban despite appeals court ruling

While a federal appeals court ruling Monday gave hope to gay-marriage advocates, South Carolina's ban on same-sex marriage remains in effect and state leaders vowed to uphold it.


Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, South Carolina, US News, Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, Lexington County, SC, US Supreme Court

Fort Mill Times

Nicholas O'Dell, a 2003 Fort Mill graduate, joins Kentucky medical practice

Nicholas O'Dell, a 2003 graduate of Fort Mill High School, has joined the medical staff of Murray Medical Associates in Murray, Ky.


Related Topix: Fort Mill, SC, University of Kentucky

Los Angeles Times

If you can run for 5 minutes a day, you may add years to your life

As little as five minutes of running or jogging each day helped people in a new study to reduce their risk of premature death by 30%.


Related Topix: Epidemic, Natural Disasters

The Star

Newman joins Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A.

Graham Newman, formerly of Richard A. Harpootlian, P.A., has joined Chappell, Smith & Arden, P.A. Newman adds his experience to the Columbia-based firm's complex litigation practice team.


Related Topix: Columbia, SC, Sumter, SC, Sumter County, SC, Aiken, SC

Charleston Business Journal

Board wants CofC to become research institution

When Glenn McConnell visited the College of Charleston as a candidate for president in the spring, one of the suggestions he made over and over was changing the status of the University of Charleston, South Carolina.


Related Topix: Charleston, SC, College of Charleston, University of Charleston, Medical University of South Carolina

The Star

Addison G. Darr earns scholarship from insurers fund

Addison G. Darr of Aiken was a recipient of a $1,000 scholarship from the Self Insurers Fund 2014 Scholarship Program.


Related Topix: Aiken, SC


USC, McNair research center celebrate new home

The McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research at the University of South Carolina is celebrating its new home near the campus in Columbia.


Related Topix: South Carolina