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  • More than 300 homes, businesses damaged in Mississippi tornadoes
    More than 300 homes, businesses damaged in Mississippi tornadoes
    An initial damage assessment reveals more than 300 homes and businesses damaged in tornadoes across Southeast Mississippi early this week.The Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) reported on Friday (Dec. 26) that at least 241 homes and...
  • "Highway of Tears" Lesley Smith
    'Highway of Tears' comes to U.S. 'Malibu International Film Festival' Dec. 6
    The documentary “Highway of Tears” has now reached the United States. It has been chosen as an official selection at the 15th annual “Malibu International Film Festival.” It will be the closing film on Saturday Dec. 6, 2014...
  • Devin Patrick and Lil Ru at the 2014 SC Music Awards
    Devin Patrick signs to Lil Ru's Presidential Music label
    Entertainment changes, as do people. In fact, the only thing constant is change.One such change is what artists do to make something big for themselves and the place they each are from, such as aligning themselves with other artists, especially...
  • Teachers and educators rally together to welcome God back in to public schools
    Teachers and educators rally together to welcome God back in to public schools
    It started with an idea, “How do we get God back in to public schools?” and blossomed into a two week initiative that helps prepare students and teachers to focus on God while in a spiritually hostile environment. Students and...
  • Blood Stained Nails Unplugged
    Paying it forward with coffee
    Northeast Market and Coffee House is more than a coffee shop, it’s more than a market. Yes, they sell amazing coffee. They even have some incredible antique furniture and knick knacks for sale, but that is not what sets them apart. What sets...
  • Neymar leaves World Cup
    Brazil loses big while winning World Cup quarterfinal
    The 2014 World Cup has been rough on host Brazil. However, Brazil finally seemed to have it easy to start the World Cup quarterfinals on July 4, as it went up early on Columbia and likely should have been up by more. But although the match...
  • AT&T
    Companies hiring in Columbia, SC
    The top companies that were hiring last week according to AOL Jobs are:• Sovereign Lending Group with 7,040 openings• Macy’s with 4,575 openings• Vector Marketing with 4,161 openings• AT&T with 3,555 openings•...
  • George Segal
    George Segal: The star who never stopped
    Highly successful film actor, TV star, accomplished banjo player..... these are some of the titles defining George Segal whose career spans an impressive 50 years. Few performers can pride themselves of a resume so rich in big screen classics and...
  • Help for Families: Food Pantries
    Help for Families: Food Pantries
    Are you in need? Is your family hungry? Check out these resources for local area food pantries.
  • British teen seeking spiritual enlightenment finds death in Columbia
    British teen seeking spiritual enlightenment finds death in Columbia
    Henry Miller, 19, of Bristol, England had come to Mocoa, Columbia for a “spiritual experience,” but found death instead after reportedly taking the dangerous hallucinogenic drink Yage (pronounced ja’he). His body was later...
  • Obese 8-month baby weighs 44 pounds: Parents ignorance led to over-feeding
    Obese 8-month baby weighs 44 pounds: Parents ignorance led to over-feeding
    Santiago Mendoza is an eight month old child that currently weights forty-four pounds. His weight is attributed to his parent’s ignorance and claims that the baby suffers from anxiety. What infant do you know that has anxiety issues?In news...
  • 44 pound baby
    44 pound baby: Obese 8-month old 'rescued' from parents, forced onto diet
    Eight-month-old Santiago Mendoza weighs in at 44 pounds, over twice what his weight should be for a boy under the age of one. His morbid heaviness puts him closer to what a 6-year-old would weigh, and unless something was immediately done, the...
  • Blue Note
    Will Layman hails resurgent Blue Note Records
    For my money, Will Layman is among the sharpest jazz writers around. He’s out this morning with a new essay hailing the potential return to greatness of Blue Note Records. You can read the whole piece here but the nut graphs are below.The...
  • Mateo
    MIFF review: Mateo
    “Mateo” is set in the poor neighborhoods alongside the Magdalena River valley in Colombia, where the titular character, Mateo (Carlos Hernandez), has a part-time job collecting money for his crime boss uncle. Even though his mother...
  • Special Needs Happenings in Howard County: March 2014 -- Part 2
    Special Needs Happenings in Howard County: March 2014 -- Part 2
    Are you a special needs parent? Here's a roundup of happenings in Howard County for parents of children with special needs.