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Greenville Corporation Issues Safety Resolutions to Prevent Workplace Injuries

South Carolina workplace injuries continue to cost both employers and injured workers millions of dollars every year. South Carolina’s workers’ compensation laws are there for our protection, but they can be difficult to navigate in order to get the full and proper amount of financial compensation an injured worker deserves. Aside from that, companies see…

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Free Fridays at Riverbanks Zoo for Richland and Lexington County Residents!

The Riverbanks Zoo and Garden invites residents of Richland and Lexington Counties to enjoy the zoo experience for FREE! Every Friday in January and February, visitors who demonstrate proof of residency may enter the park with no admission charged. Visitors must show proof of residency with either a valid ID or property tax statement. Residents…

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6-Year-Old Killed in Felony DUI Accident in South Carolina

New Year’s Day 2012 brought great sadness to one Lexington, South Carolina family after they lost their six-year-old daughter that morning. The little girl was killed by a drunk driver in her parent’s minivan as the family travelled to church. The 26-year-old driver of the car who sped through a traffic light and struck the…

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Columbia’s Sixth Annual Red Nose Run on Jan. 28!

On Jan. 28, Ronald McDonald House Charities of Columbia will kick off its annual Red Nose Run at 8:00 a.m. The Ronald McDonald House provides a variety of invaluable services to families with children being treated in South Carolina hospitals– from the Ronald McDonald Family Room located in Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, which serves as…

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South Carolina Fatal Accidents in 2011

According to the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, Greenville County had more deadly wrecks last year than any other county in the state. Reporting 53 for the year 2011, Greenville County had the most traffic deaths. Lexington County and Charleston County came in at a close second and third with 51 and 49. South…

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Midlands Salvation Army Desperately Needs Your Help

It’s the last week for the Salvation Army of the Midlands to collect funds for their 2011 Christmas campaign. The last day to donate is Saturday, December 31st. Almost 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year. For every dollar spent 82 cents goes to support their broad range of services throughout…

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South Carolina Pedestrian Deaths Increased Dramatically in 2011

Pedestrian deaths in South Carolina have risen sharply since 2009, with five already reported in Columbia and 10 in Lexington County. Highway Patrol Captain Brad Hughes, who is commander of Troop One covering the Midlands area to include Richland, Lexington, and Kershaw counties, commented that these statistics reflect a significant increase of six more than…

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