Well, Here is my Take "The State Capitol does not belong to the City of Columbia and in its current state is a beautiful place for citizens of the entire State of South Carolina as well as visitors from across this country and the World to. Visit. Years of history abound on the grounds of this historic building not to mention the beautiful landscape. South Carolina is a very hospitable state and if Visitor's want to go to a park to lie back in a hammock, sit in a beach chair, play chess on a giant chess board or corn hole on brightly painted corn hole boards, let's offer that to them but do it on property fitting of that activity. Do it in a park! FInley Park is begging for attention, let's give it to that park. If the Mayor of the City of Columbia and the Knight Foundation want to invest in Columbia do it on property owned by the city." That's my take, what's yours? ...
The State Regulation of Public Utilities Review Committee (PURC) is beginning its screening process for Seat 2 of the South Carolina Public Service Commission (PSC). Functioning as a court for cases involving utilities and other regulated companies, the PSC has broad jurisdiction over matters pertaining to investor-owned utility companies, water and wastewater companies, telecommunications companies, motor carriers of household goods, hazardous waste disposal, and taxicabs. The Commission is composed of seven commissioners, each from one of South Carolina’s seven congressional districts. Seat 2 represents the Second Public Service Commission District, comprised of all of Barnwell, Lexington, and Aiken, as well as parts of Orangeburg and Richland counties. Commissioners serve four year terms.
The PURC will accept applications starting July 24, 2017 through 12:00 p.m., Friday, August 11, 2017. Please see the attached advertisement for more details on the position and the application and screening processes.
Additional information about the Commission can be found online at www.psc.sc.gov...
Ms Irby was a great friend and will be missed by all ...
Funeral service for Ms. Irby H. Schultz will be conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, July 7, 2017, at Union United Methodist Church.
The burial will follow the funeral service and will take place in the church cemetery.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel, Irmo, SC.
Mrs. Schultz passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017. Born in Marshall, TX, she was a daughter of the late Aubrey and Beatrice Mills Hinds. She was the wife of the late James Herbert Schultz. Mrs. Schultz was an active member of Union UMC. Former Governor Carroll Campbell awarded her “The Order of the Palmetto” and designated her “A Palmetto Lady” for her service and friendliness to the people of South Carolina.
Mrs. Schultz worked as a Legislative Aide with the State House of Representatives and was a weekly volunteer with the Lexington Medical Center Foundation until her death. She was politically active and was past President of the South Carolina Federation of Republican Women and prior to her election as President, she served in numerous capacities. In 1995, she was selected Republican Woman of the Year by the Foundation and in 1997, Former Governor David Beasely appointed her Auditor of Lexington County.
She is survived by her daughters, Deborah Schultz, Donna Barton (Brooks); grandchildren, Ashley Brasington Garcia (Mauricio), Kristina Trivette, Jaime Trivette, Celia Trivette; great-grandchildren, Carmen, Gabriel, and Ruby Garcia. She is also survived by her sister, Beatrice Willett.