A $1 million donation from the Adele A. and Harold J. Westbrook Foundation is the biggest ECCO has received in its 33-year history. Read more
The Columbia real estate market has more homes for sale and less frenzied competition to buy, according to local real estate agents.
The Lower Richland Tourism Plan would create nature and heritage centers in the Mill Creek area, as well as promote small business growth.
A present for parents
The Pee Dee school district’s board of trustees unanimously voted late last month in favor of the paid parental leave, which extends to not just biological parents, but also foster and adoptive parents.
Learning from the past
Staff photographer Gavin McIntyre gathered photographs and video for two stories inspired by Spoleto Festival USA's commission of the opera "Omar." This photo essay explores how the two are visually intertwined. Read more
Michelle Vesey remembers hearing her family's stories about Denmark Vesey from her grandparents. Read more
The African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund, the largest of its kind, is a project of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, and it's distributing $3 million to a variety of organizations nationwide as part of an effort to preserve Black history and culture. Read more
A National Park Service grant of $50,000 helps kickstart the “Mapping Charleston’s Black Burial Grounds” initiative, which ultimately will provide the city of Charleston with important data it can make available to the public. Read more