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USC instructor nets kudos for forensic psychiatry advances

For facilitating forensic psychiatry, the University of South Carolina’s Dr. Richard Frierson recently received the 2016 Seymour Pollack Distinguished Achievement Award from the American Academy of Psychiatry and the Law (AAPL) at its annual meeting in Portland, Oregon.

Williams Means agent sells Isle of Palms for $4 million

Paula Yorke, a William Means Real Estate agent, recently sold a home on the Isle of Palms for $4 million.

AT&T launches ultra-fast internet in Charleston area

Parts of South Carolina -- including the Charleston, Mount Pleasant and Summerville areas -- have recently seen the launch of AT&T’s ultra-fast internet service.

Children's Hospital omits nasal spray vaccine from flu preparation

“Wash, shield, and repeat” summarily covers the Palmetto Health Children's Hospital’s straightforward instructions for avoiding illness during flu season this year, with one curious addition: it does not recommend using the nasal spray flu vaccine.

Award-winning educator joins Vireo Labs board of advisers

Katherine Pastor, the 2016 School Counselor of the Year, has joined the corporate board of advisers of Vireo Labs.

Palmetto Health Behavioral Care offers tips for coping with family during the holidays

Palmetto Health Behavioral Care has released some tips for the holiday season that will help people who need to cope with family during the holidays.

Camden asks residents to conserve water

The city of Camden has asked residents to voluntarily conserve water.

Koko FitClub to open two Charleston area locations

National fitness brand Koko FitClub will open two clubs in the Charleston area -- one in the Cigar Factory in downtown Charleston and the other at the Sweetgrass Corner shopping center in Mount Pleasant.

USC to host Proving Ground competition

The University of South Carolina has extended an invitation to the public to attend its competition called The Proving Ground, which has entrepreneur teams pitch ideas in the same way as the television show “Shark Tank.”

Palmetto Health Adolescent Recovery Center opens new location

Palmetto Health Adolescent Recovery Center has opened a new location on Gracern Road to expand access to teens suffering difficulties.

Federal prosecutors launch investigation of law firm's donations of which Graham was the only GOP recipient

Federal prosecutors have launched a grand jury investigation into alleged illegal political donations made by a Boston law firm, according to reports.

Trident CEO Council raising its profile in support of key regional business issues

Fresh off its successful push to pass the new Charleston County half cent sales tax, the Trident CEO Council is looking to continue to raise its profile on key local business issues in 2017.

United Community Bank finishes conversion of Tidelands Bank customer data

Following the merger this year with Tidelands Bancshares, United Community Bank has completed the conversion process for all Tidelands Bank customers.

The Citadel calls on artists to design commemorative image

The Citadel is holding an open call to artists to submit images that will be considered for the commemoration of the college’s 175th anniversary, which will be celebrated during the 2017-18 academic year.

Over 50 complete 2016 South Carolina Economic Development Institute

More than 50 community stakeholders and economic development professionals participated in the 2016 South Carolina Economic Development Institute, with its last of four sessions culminating in a McCormick County graduation ceremony.

Columbia Public and Media Relations Department recognized for campaign

The city of Columbia Public and Media Relations Department was recently recognized at a City Council meeting for its public education campaign.

Columbia recognizes Rhame Elementary teacher for receiving award

Stephanie Johnson, a teacher at H.B. Rhame Elementary School in Richland County School District 1, was recognized at a recent Columbia City Council meeting for receiving the Horace Mann Award of Teaching Excellence.

Columbia presents key to the city to civil rights leader

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin presented the key to the city to Bryan Stevenson, a civil rights leader who has committed his career aiding the poor, incarcerated and the condemned.

Campus First, CF Real Estate team up for USC resident upgrade

Kitchen, clubhouse and even gaming upgrades await students residing near University of South Carolina’s main campus with a recent collaboration between Campus First Student Living and CF Real Estate Services LLC backed by private funding.

2017 Volvo Car Open adds three players

?Johanna Konta, the No. 10 ranked player in the world; 2016 Volvo Car Open champion Sloane Stephens; and Olympic gold medalist Elena Vesnina will participate in the 2017 Volvo Car Open.

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