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River's Edge Kids Retreat Teaching Leadership — Usually when summer hits, kids camps open their doors, but at the rivers edge summer retreat, their doors are open year 'round. Columbia, SC (WLTX) - A kids camp is helping to build future leaders and the confidence of the campers it's open to.

Haley Back As SC Governor Following Surgery — COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) - Gov. Nikki Haley is home after temporarily transferring some executive power to Democratic Lt. Gov. Yancey McGill. A Haley aide told The Associated Press that the Republican governor had outpatient surgery on her right arm Friday morning for "radial nerve decompression."

SC Sales-Tax Holiday Is On Through Midnight Sunday — Greenville, SC (Greenville News Staff) -- For the next three days consumers will avoid paying the 6 percent state sales tax and any local sales taxes on much of their purchases during the state's annual Sales Tax Holiday. The sales tax holiday, on now, runs through midnight on Sunday night.
Aug 01, 2014

RT @cookescott: Sales Tax Free shopping this weekend. Here's the list of what is/isn't covered.…

FREE School lunch recipe books, $8 lunch boxes — FREE cookbooks filled with ideas for a great lunch and $8 container sets to transport it in! If you're looking for new lunch recipe ideas today for your kids or possibly something to bring to work, more than 50 superb ideas are all free today.
Aug 01, 2014

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Young Lawyers Division collecting school supplies for Midlands students — COLUMBIA, S.C. -The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division has teamed up with The Cooperative Ministry to collect backpacks and other school supplies for donation to schools and students throughout the Midlands. Supplies are being collected through Thursday, Aug. 14, for local schools in need. Supplies are also being collected in Charleston, Greenville, Kingstree and Rock Hill.

West Columbia Police Collecting Fans — West Columbia, SC (WLTX)- The West Columbia Police Department needs help replenishing their fan supply. "This initiative is vital to our community," said Chief Dennis Tyndall. Their "Fan the Heat" program began more than 8 years ago and is responsible for providing hundreds of fans to those in need.