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  • The Community

    Geographically, Columbia — the state capital — is in the center of the state, with a two-hour drive from either the Atlantic coast or the Blue Ridge Mountains, and about halfway between New York City and Miami, with easy access to interstate highways...

  • The State Media Company

    The State Media Company was founded on February 18, 1891 by the Gonzales brothers (N.G., Ambrose and William). The name and the state tree, the Palmetto, which accompanies the name, symbolized the brothers' commitment to the state of South Carolina...

  • Journalism awards and honors

    Our journalistic quality has been recognized repeatedly across the nation and state. Our strengths include outstanding visual journalism and our coverage of local news, University of South Carolina, and state and local politics.

  • Executive biographies

    Biographies of key executives at The State Media Company.

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