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2014-08-13 23:08:30

Janie Langdale is Recognized for her Leadership and Community Involvement Columbia, South Carolina (PRWEB) August 13, 2014 Collins & Lacy, P.C. is pleased to announce Janie Langdale has been selected to join Leadership Columbia. Sponsored by the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, the Leadership Columbia (LC) program provides existing and emerging leaders with opportunities to enhance their civic knowledge and network. “As a transplant to Columbia, I am constantly discovering more...

2014-07-15 23:01:16

Jim Stritzinger joins Connect South Carolina. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy are pleased to announce that Jim Stritzinger has been named executive director of Connect South Carolina. Stritzinger assumed his role on July 1 and will lead Connect South Carolina as it continues its work connecting communities to broadband and technology. “The synergies between Connect South Carolina and IT-oLogy were obvious to me when we began our partnership about...

2014-06-24 08:25:43

KATY, Texas, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Academy Sports + Outdoors (d/b/a Academy), a premier sports, outdoor and lifestyle retailer, announced it will add a second store in Columbia, South Carolina in July 2014 and that it has renewed its multi-year partnership with the Univ. of South Carolina. The new 72,000 square foot store will be located at the intersection of Park Terrace Dr. and Bower Pkwy., and bring approximately 150 new jobs to the area....

2014-06-04 12:29:46

COLUMBIA, S.C., June 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the leading provider of voluntary insurance in the United States, presented its first 2014 Duckprints Awards to local (South Carolina) heroes for their commitment in the fight against childhood cancer. The event, held at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital in Columbia, South Carolina, recognized three individuals and families who have dedicated themselves to helping improve treatment and seeking a cure for children's cancer....

2014-02-24 08:25:56

Reading Program has Impacted Lives of Almost 10,000 Children in the City of Columbia, S.C. COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Columbia City Councilmember Tameika Isaac Devine, The City of Columbia, and Richland School District One held the sixth annual "Together We Can Read" program. Mayor Steve Benjamin, members of Columbia City Council, members of Richland One School Board of Commissioners, U.S. Senate candidate Rick Wade, and Richland County solicitor Dan Johnson were...

2014-02-07 20:21:01

COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The City of Columbia hosted a community Go Red Day event today, Friday, Feb. 7 to recognize the American Heart Association's American Heart Month and Go Red For Women Movement. The city officially proclaimed the day as Go Red Day in the City of Columbia and a proclamation was presented to local representatives of the American Heart Association. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140207/PH61566-a)(Photo:...

2013-12-12 23:30:37

Personal injury attorney Bert Louthian of Louthian Law P.A. says contamination at Dorn Veterans Hospital shows quality of medical treatment offered military families must be improved. Columbia, SC (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 Bert Louthian, a personal injury lawyer based in Columbia, commented today about the recent closures of all operating rooms at Dorn Veterans Hospital in his city. “Veterans all across America deserve high quality healthcare. With the concentration of military...

2013-04-20 23:02:48

The enlightening television show is pleased to present air dates for the South Carolina capital of Columbia. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) April 20, 2013 The American South is a culturally historical region in the United States. While there are many outstanding cities in that part of the country, some are more noteworthy than others. Columbia, South Carolina is one of them. It is a city which honors its rich history while bringing it into the future with a strong high tech industry. Communities...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.