Cozy Up Your Home

Take a cue from the Scandinavian concept of hygge and welcome the transition of summer to autumn with a relaxing refresh Pumpkin spice, apple cinnamon and a hot cup of cocoa. Fall is all about getting warm and comfy as a chill hits the air—preparing yourself for winter, and cherishing those final moments of summer.  … Continued

Taste of Health

Through one drop of blood, health practitioner Barbara Kerr can show clients 20 possible anomalies in their individual health.

Thankful for Lake Murray Community

As November rolls around, we’re anxiously awaiting the approach of Thanksgiving, the holiday season and extra time to spend with our loved ones. The winding down of the year always prompts a time of reflection. As we pause from the hustle and bustle of putting together a monthly magazine, we’re able to look back on the past … Continued

November 2019 Around Town

Christmas Art & Craft Festival Set in Columbia The 44th Annual Craftsmen’s Classics Christmas Art & Craft Festival features original designs and work from hundreds of talented artists and craftspeople from across America. Guests can see the creative process in action as many exhibitors demonstrate throughout the weekend of the festival. Held at the South … Continued

New Evangelical Church in Irmo Offers Fellowship

Foundation Church at Dutch Fork opened in Irmo to offer a new and informal “come as you are” worship environment, says Rev. James Cubie. The congregation gathers on Sundays at 10:30 a.m. at Northwest Family YMCA, 1501 Kennerly Road. More details can be found at, or on Facebook and Apple Podcasts via "Foundation Church at Dutch Fork."    

Veteran to Help Veterans with Special Limo Rides

Justin Angona, owner/operator of J&L Limousine Services, looks forward to chauffeuring American veterans for a National Guard special event at the Governor's Mansion on Nov. 21 partly to show respect to their military services and partly because Justin himself retired from the U.S. Army. Based in Lexington, Justin says he would be proud to assist other … Continued

Smart, Resourceful Investing

As the end of any year approaches, many people start to examine the "health" of their finances more closely, wondering what adjustments would be prudent. Kenneth Calcutt's team of experienced advisers at Cornerstone Financial Management, LLC, in Columbia stand ready to assist with the full spectrum of customized financial planning. 

Creating Smiles One Stone at a Time

Who knew tiny, colorful dots on rocks could make so many people smile?

2019 Holiday Open House Tour

The spectacular weekend of Nov. 7–10 provides a special time to get a jump on the holiday season by shopping locally with participating Lexington businesses. Known as the annual Lexington Holiday Open House Tour, this year's event is being handled by professionals at Midlands Media Group and the Greater Lexington Chamber & Visitor’s Center. Refreshments, door prizes and unique treasures await at participating…

Ed’s Editions:

A family-operated bookstore that started in 2001 at 406 Meeting St. in West Columbia now carries an estimated one-of-a-kind and gently read 40,000 books, with some inventory available on its online database. Ed Albritton, owner of Ed's Editions, says Thanksgiving prompts self-reflection, often about gratitude found in life.