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Chuck Crews

In 1979, 68-year-old businessman-philanthropist Chuck Crews lived through “Terrible Tuesday,” which is one of the worst weather disasters in American history. Just three weeks after he had arrived to Wichita Falls, Texas, with his family,…

Great Neighborhoods

Columbia boasts 82 neighborhoods and more than 70 homeowners associations. Not every city block falls into these organized boundaries, and there is some overlap between the two. But there is one universal, says Bill Cantin, Neighborhood…

Stop The Violence

KRCG-TV’s Columbia Bureau Chief Mark Slavit recently sat down with Lorenzo Lawson, executive director of the Youth Empowerment Zone, an organization that helps young people gain and retain employment. Lawson is also an inner-city minister…

Cancer Crusader

Twelve-year-old Cameron McGeorge swings an empty milk jug in his left hand, explaining that he’ll use it to make an African mask in his social studies class the next day. His face is animated as he talks about forming an elephant trunk from…