According to The Nobel Prize’s website, WFP won the award “for its efforts to combat hunger, for its contribution to bettering conditions for peace in conflict-affected areas and for acting as a driving force in efforts to prevent the use of hunger as a weapon of war and conflict”.
Demetria “Demi” Bannister died from COVID-19 Monday, Sept. 7. after being notified of her positive test results on Sept. 5. She was only 28. Bannister’s mother, Shirley Williams Bannister, died Sunday, Sept. 27, nearly three weeks after her daughter at the age of 57.
Students from Springdale Elementary School showed their love for Faye Swetlik by making heartfelt Valentine’s Day cards for her, this before the tragic announcement that she was found dead not far from where she disappeared.
Bat Biologist Jennifer Kindel of the S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is conducting annual hibernating bat counts, as well as testing bats and the places where they hibernate for the fungus that causes White-nose syndrome (WNS).
WalletHub released its report on 2019′s Best & Worst States for Teachers and the Palmetto State ranked eighth in the nation as one of the worst states for teachers to work. South Carolina ranked 44th overall in WalletHub’s study of best and worst states.
South Carolina has risen in rank as one of the deadliest states for women. The rate of women being murdered by men in the state has gone up since the Violence Policy Center’s When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2016 Homicide Data report, causing S.C. to go from sixth to fifth in the nation.
As the North American leg of the highly-successful Group Therapy Tour comes to a close in the birthplace of Hootie & the Blowfish, the Grammy Award-winning band is using its three-night stand for good in partnership with Central Carolina Community Foundation.