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Opportunity for the public to contribute to the oversight of state agencies

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Speaker Jay Lucas and the South Carolina House of Representatives’ Legislative Oversight Committee are pleased to announce an online survey seeking public input on the next five agencies under study by the House Legislative Oversight Committee. These agencies are the Aeronautics Commission; Department of Corrections; Department of Mental Health; Department of

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Carmen Agra Deedy - Crafting a Story

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Carmen Agra Deedy

Award-winning author Carmen Agra Deedy was featured at the South Carolina State Library's StoryfestSC 2018 in Columbia, SC. She took time out to explain the process of crafting a story. Carmen has been writing for children for over two decades. Born in Havana, Cuba, she came to the U.S. as a refugee in 1964. She grew up in Decatur, Georgia, where she lives today.

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Kwame Alexander - Writing Poetry

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New York Times Bestselling author Kwame Alexander was the speaker at the South Carolina State Library's 2018 Young Minds Dreaming Contest.  Winners received a signed copy of his book, Out of Wonder. He is the author of 28 books, including Swing, Solo, and REBOUND, the follow-up to his, Newbery-medal winning middle grade novel, THE CROSSOVER. After the ceremony, Kwame sat down

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Speaker @ the Center - Pat McNeely, July 19, 2018

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Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair by Pat McNeely

Join us from noon to 1:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018, for our monthly author talk and book signing: Andrew Jackson, John C. Calhoun and the Petticoat Affair by Pat McNeely. The political battle over Peggy Eaton’s virtue caused President Andrew Jackson to dissolve his cabinet and cost Vice President John C. Calhoun the presidency.

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