Columbia has a thriving atheist community, check out the Freethought Society of the Midlands Meetup. I'm sure there are members who live in Aiken, although you may have to drive a bit to a couple of meetings to meet them.
"Happy Holidays is a good enough saying for anyone at Christmas time. I support the phrase "happy holidays" rather than the bullshit most Americans were taught. Let's go back in time to look at meanings here. "Holidays"…"