Fort Jackson (Columbia, SC)
By J. Michael Manley
(J Michael Manley Team)
  Homes for Sale Near Fort Jackson, SC   Fort Jackson is incorporated into the city of Columbia. It was established in 1917 to train soldiers for WWI. At present, it is one of the biggest military bases and training center in the country. About 2/3 of the 3,500 active duty personnel live off base. 50% of all army basic training load comes through Fort Jackson. Soldiers, civilians, retirees and family members make up the Fort Jackson community. This community that continues to grow in numbers and facilities.   Recreation Columbia is noted for its sports, arts, museum, zoo and botanical gardens, festivals, and local special events. There are tons of things to do in this area. You can find more information here.   Schools Fort Jackson’s primarily two school districts are Richland County Sc...
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By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Columbia, SC Attractions - Riverfront Park in Down Town Columbia, SC    Columbia, SC is one of the few cities in the world to not only have one, but three rivers. Crossing their way through the heart of the Midlands is the Broad and Saluda Rivers that forge their way to form the Congaree. With old hardwoods reaching out to form the shoreline and Spanish Moss lining the rivers' edge, these rivers form some of the most scenic and serene visions anywhere in Columbia.  Riverfront Park in down town Columbia, SC takes full advantage of these views. The 167 acre site has a ton to offer anyone who loves the outdoors and scenic beauty that this city has to offer. Located at the site of the original water works of the city of Columbia and the world's first electronically operated textile mill and...
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By JL Boney, III, Columbia, SC Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker)
Sunday Brunch in Columbia, SC - Le Peep  When my wife first moved to Columbia, one of her first complaints was that she had a hard time finding a place for Sunday Brunch in Columbia, SC. Well, that's a problem that has been solved since the opening of Le Peep in the Village at Sandhill. Minutes from everything in Northeast Columbia, SC and locally owned and operated, Le Peep is sure to please with a full breakfast and lunch menu.  My favorite so far are the skillets, but there Pancakes and French Toast are wonderful as well. My wife always goes for the omelets as they have a few that work perfectly for vegetarians. While I typically have brunch at Le Peep and I enjoy the breakfast foods, their lunch sandwiches like the cheese steak Wrap are just as good if you're not in the mood for egg...
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By Tonya D. Graves
(Capital City Realty)
What: Festival honoring military personnel When: May 16th, 2009 Armed Forces Day Where: Fort Jackson in Columbia, SC Cost: FREE   Thunder at Fort Jackson, a patriotic festival, offers fun for all ages. Army helicopters, trucks, jeeps and other military vehicles will be on hand for folks to get a close look. There will also be souvenirs and food for all to enjoy. Admission is FREE!   Relocating to Fort Jackson? I can help you find Columbia SC Real Estate to fit your needs!           
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  In 2008, State Senators John M. "Jake" Knotts, Jr. and Nikki G. Setzler hope to pass legislation that would give college tuition assistance to a select number of Palmetto State students. Knotts and Setzler would like to see military children receive an opportunity to obtain an education at a state college or university. The proposed legislation would impact children of military members that are classified as one of the following categories:ActiveMissing in Action (MIA)Killed in Action (KIA)Prisoner of War (POW)Congressional Medal of Honor RecipientPurple Heart RecipientThose dying from diseases contracted due to service to their countrySenator Knotts hopes a Senate Subcommittee will consider the proposed bill in the near future. Please write or call your South Carolina State Senator o...
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By Carl Berg
(ERA Wilder Realty, Inc)
Anyone PCSing to Fort Jackson (Columbia) South Carolina who would like information regarding this area or a Realtor that understands your needs and concerns please feel free to give me a call. Not only am I a Soldier who understands the problems associated with PCSing, but as your Realtor I will address those concerns and put you and your family first. Working with several local lenders I can assure you that I will be able to put you and your family in the best plan for you as we all know everything in the military is subject to change. Please feel free to visit:Good luck on your move. I will talk to you soon.                                    
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