FoodShare Columbia: Another Great Way to Increase Access to Healthy, Affordable Foods with SNAP
March is National Nutrition Month. Throughout the month, USDA will be highlighting results of our efforts to improve access to safe, healthy food for all Americans and supporting the health of our next generation FoodShare Columbia is a program designed to help alleviate the stress families face when they live in “food deserts.” The program, in cooperation with the University of South Carolina and other partners, assembles produce food boxes to distribute to low-income individuals. It just got started in April 2015 and has already distributed more than 3,000 food boxes in a community with a high rate of diabetes-related health conditions. More than half of these food boxes have been purchased by SNAP recipients using…
Seven Simple Tips to Refresh Your Prayer Life
Pastor John gives 7 tips to refresh your prayer life.
What's Right With Our Schools: Pinson Elementary get innovative art lessons
Students at Pinson Elementary love their art teacher, and they're not alone.
What It Means To Be A Veteran Without The Experience Of War
Without having been involved in combat, this veteran says he's left wondering what kind of man he is.
How Much Sleep Do I Need?
Newborn No recommendation (American Academy of Sleep Medicine)2 Infant Toddler Pre-school School Age Teen Adult 7-8 hours1 Although the amount of sleep you get each day is important, other aspects of your sleep also contribute to your health and well-being. Good sleep quality is also essential. Signs of poor sleep quality include not feeling rested even after getting enough sleep, repeatedly waking up during the night, and experiencing symptoms of sleep disorders (such as snoring or gasping for air). Improving sleep quality may be helped by better sleep habits or being diagnosed and treated for any sleep disorder you may have References Hirshkowitz M, Whiton K, Albert SM, Alessi C, Bruni O, et al. The National…
RV’ing, ’20s style
Hands down, Herb and Sidra Spies had the most unusual entry in the Andalusia Classics & Streetrods’ 8th Annual Family Fun Day Saturday. The couple brought a 1924 Motel T with a camper they just recreated, along with antique camping equipment. Spies is an Andalusia native whose interest in cars might have come naturally. His […]
What's the Most Challenging Gymnastics Event, According to Physics?
Between all the different events that gymnasts have to master — from balance beam to the vault for women, and the pommel horse to the rings for men — what's the most challenging apparatus, according to science?
Machinery Pete's Top 10 Classic Tractors
Machinery Pete sees plenty of classic iron on the auction trail, but these 10 collectibles from the past year stood out--and for good reason.
What Women Bring to Corrections
Contrary to what some people think, their presence enhances security and operations.
The Last Nuremberg Prosecutor Has 3 Words Of Advice: 'Law Not War'
Shortly after fighting in World War II, American Benjamin Ferencz prosecuted his first court case. The defendants were Nazis, the place was Nuremberg. He recalls the trial on the 70th anniversary.