Proud to be fearured as one of the 50 Tastemakers of the South!
November, 2017
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Discover South Carolina Visitors Guide 2017
The Official SC Travel Guide
Thee Matriarch is pround to be one of 3 B&B's
featured in the SC Travel Guide 
January 2017
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SC Vacation Guide Magazines


OCSD 5 Dancing with the Orangeburg Stars
Proud of Our Parents Brenda & Broadus Jamerson
Broadus and Brenda Jamerson's Cotton Club-inspired performance earned them the title of "People's Choice."
January 2017 - An Awesome way to Support the Community! 

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VacationIdea Dream Vacation Magazine
Thee Matriarch B&B made the List
29 Best Romantic Weekend Getaways in South Carolina    
September 2015

Only In Your State Travel Site Article
Thee Matriarch Bed &Breakfast Ranked #7
Take These 12 Unforgettable Vacations In South Carolina
If You Feel Like Really Splurging
August 2015

Black Enterprise Magazine
7 Top Black-Owned Bed & Breakfasts
These African American-owned oases are the best in the country
August 2014


Chairman's Award - Chamber Banquet
Orangeburg County Chamber of Commerce
Chamber banquet 2012 Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes
Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes, received the chairman’s award from Chairman Robert “Bob” Jennings IV for outstanding support and service.
The Times & Democrat Newspaper
November 2012

Grand Opening Celebration September 20, 2012
Thee Matriarch Bed & Breakfast
Rachelle’s Island marks 20th, unveils B&B
The Times and Democrat Newspaper
September 2012

SC Govenor Nikki Haley at Thee Matriarch B&B
The Times and Democrat Newspaper
Orangeburg native and S.C. State University alumnus Broadus J. Jamerson, right, who recently retired as executive director of the S.C. State Employees Association, was presented with the state's highest civilian award - the Order of the Palmetto - Wednesday by Gov. Nikki Haley during a special ceremony at Thee Matriarch.
October 2011

Live Smooth Jazz @ Thee Matriarch
Times and Democrate Newspaper
Live Smooth Jazz @ Thee Matriarch Feature Story
October  24, 2010

Women in Business 2009
The Times and Democrat Newspaper
Rachelle Jamerson-Holmes Feature Story
March 2009

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Tribute to Rachelle F. Jamerson
by the Honorable James E. Clyburn of SC
Congressman James E. Clyburn
Representing the 6th District of South Carolina
As recorded in the Congressional Record
Volume 145 (1999)
Page 29631
Rachelle F. Jamerson was awarded the
1999 National Minority Female Entreprenuer of the Year
Mr. CLYBURN. Mr. Speaker, I rise today to pay tribute to Ms. Rachelle F. Jamerson, this year's National Minority Female Entrepreneur as chosen by the U.S. Department of Commerce's Minority Business Development Agency. Ms. Jamerson is most deserving of this award and I am pleased to count her among the constituents of South Carolina's Sixth Congressional District.

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Ebony Magazine Features Innkeepers Wedding
Top Weddings of the Year 2005
.....While a South Carolina couple, Fred and Rachelle Holmes, exchange vows at thier dream destination wedding at Zimbabwe's Victoria Falls.
Ebony Magazine
February 2006  Pg. 110

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1995 Master Merchant Award
Rachelle Jamerson, Rachelle's Island
Main Street South Carolina State Award
Main Street South Carolina recognizes members’ achievements and successes in downtown revitalization.  
In 1995 Rachelle Jamerson of Rachelle's Island Boutique was recognized for downtown revitalization for the City of Orangeburg, SC.   Rachelle's Island - Thee Matriarch Bed & Breakfast is a member of DORA (Downtown Orangeburg Revitalization Association)