All Aboard the Spirit!

Set sail on gorgeous Lake Murray with family and friends and celebrate just about anything! Whether you are planning a family reunion or a retirement party, the crew aboard The Spirit is ready to serve you. Ken and Laura Colton started Lake Murray Cruises back in 2008, and their son Andrew has helped with remodeling…

Enriching Lives. Connecting Communities.

Richland County Recreation Commission offers programs at more than 40 of its neighborhood parks and facilities. The Adult Activity Center at 7494 Parklane Road offers programs exclusively to adults and focuses on health and wellness. Elliptical trainers, free weights and recumbent bikes are available, and fun leisure experiences like bingo, salsa dancing, basket weaving and…

SC’s Military History

From the colonial era to the present, South Carolinians have answered the call to military service and served our state and our country with honor and distinction. Learn more about South Carolina’s fascinating military history by visiting the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum! Founded in 1896, the SC Confederate Relic Room and Military…

Daytrippin’: Summerville, SC

Nicknamed “The Flowertown in the Pines”, Summerville is home to a historic downtown area and charming Main Street, all set against the lush backdrop of pine forests, blooming azaleas and bountiful green spaces in this Lowcountry paradise. Art Gallery Browse the shop-lined streets of the historic downtown and pop into Art Central Gallery, a Summerville…

Life Connected

Laurel Crest in West Columbia offers maintenance-free, independent living for seniors. Located along the banks of the Saluda River, it serves as the ideal location for residents to experience the vibrancy of Columbia, yet be embraced by the tranquility of nature’s beauty. Newly added to the Presbyterian Communities of South Carolina, Laurel Crest remains true…

Can You Escape? Escape Room Fun in the Midlands

Columbia’s #1 Escape Room was started by two sisters Lexie and Tracy, who instantaneously found a connection with creating an immersive and unique experience based off their own night out. The Final Door’s rooms are limited to 6 or 8 people, and they also have the ONLY 4 person room in Columbia. Rooms are highly…

Grab Life By The Phone

The South Carolina Equipment Distribution Program serves SC residents with hearing and/or speech impairments by providing telephone equipment and alerting devices at no cost. These devices are specialized products that help make communication over the phone easier. There are different options available for applicants to choose from. The equipment can be kept as long as…

Let’s Get Fit After Fifty!

Stretching/Balance Activities Senior Resources, Inc. Bishop Avenue Wellness Center 6429 Bishop Avenue | 803.252.7734 Senior Resources, a non-profit organization, has four community Wellness Centers, in Columbia, Blythewood, Eastover and Hopkins. The Wellness Centers host physical fitness programs and other activities daily. At the Bishop Avenue Wellness Center in Columbia, classes include Walking, Stretching, Balance and…

Get Growin’: Embrace the Shade in Your Garden

Article provided by: Wingard’s Nursery Unless you’ve lived in the Midlands in July and August there’s no way to describe “hot” other than blistering, all day, bake in the sun heat! As South Carolinians, we’re always on the lookout for a lush, shady hideaway in our gardens. Here at Wingard’s Market, we want to help…

Tips for a Successful Job Hunt

Lost your job? Thinking about taking a break before you delve into the hunt for a new one? This is a mistake, as employers do not like to see lapses in a person’s work history. It signals that you’re really not all that interested in staying employed. Employers like self-starters. You could consult or blog…