September 23, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Rosewood Art and Music Festival art show winners

Michael Geddings was first prize winner in the juried art show at The Rosewood Art & Music Festival, held Saturday September 10. More...

News

Ford Tri Motor wings its way to Columbia

The Experimental Aircraft Association’s 1929 Ford Tri Motor will be in Columbia October 13-16. EAA Chapter 242, Palmetto Sport Aviation, will sponsor the plane at its home base, Jim Hamilton LB Owens Airport (KCUB). More...

Quarry Crusher Run moves

We Are Olympia president Bob Johnson announced a new date for the Quarry Crusher Run at the monthly meeting Monday, September 19. More...

Commentary

Freeing Freebird

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

We were sitting in a strip mall deli on a Friday night, enjoying one of the few pleasures left in a rapidly deteriorating relationship. Life in general was in a downward spiral. The marriage was disintegrating. The job sucked. More...

You can never have too much TP or light bulbs

I’m just saying...

The other day I was going over bills and happened to read my grocery receipt. I almost had a coronary! More...

iPhones and the Apocalypse

40–Something

I have become thoroughly convinced smart phones will lead to the end of civilization. More...

Business

Five Points continues Centennial efforts in 2016 with groundbreaking of Centennial Plaza

Five Points, Columbia’s original village neighborhood, has begun its next 100 years with the continuation of Centennial projects and beautification efforts in 2016. More...

City Snippets

USC picks medical school site University of South Carolina trustees have given preliminary approval for a $200 million health sciences research campus that will become home to the USC School of Medicine-Columbia in the Commons at Bull Street redevelo More...

Folks About Town

Growing Home Southeast has appointed Brennon Graham as its chief executive officer. Elliott Davis Decosimo has admitted 10 new shareholders into the firm including Justin Boyd, Jessica Cain, Vicki Cherry, Br ian L. More...

Sports

Cavaliers squeak by Falcons

Seven points doesn’t typically win many games in the modern era. More...

High School Football

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Football Schedule

All games begin @ 7:30

September 15 results Lewisville 22-Eau Claire 12 More...

Home & Garden

Lookalike Legumes

Stopping to smell the flowers

Blossoms on legumes share a family resemblance. Pea family flower structure departs from the standard symmetrical textbook diagram. The irregular five petals come in three kinds: the banner, the wings, and the keel. More...

Star Chefs

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Soup More...

Local nonprofits partner for cleanup of the Palmetto Trail

Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF), PalmettoPride, and Keep The Midlands Beautiful will team up for a trail cleanup in honor of National Public Lands Day ( NPLD) Saturday, September 24, along passage No. More...

Travel

Mansfield Plantation

Conclusion: A Modern B&B

Mansfield Plantation, established in 1718 on the banks of the Black River, covers nearly 1,000 acres in Georgetown County and is recognized as “one of the most architecturally intact rice plantation in South Carolina.” It is on the Nation More...

Anita Hill comes to Columbia

Anita Hill, the young law professor who in 1991 sparked a nationwide conversation about sexual harassment in the workplace, visited Columbia last week. More than 700 women—and a few dozen men—came to hear her and cheer her on. More...

Columbia’s Annual Greek Festival celebrates 30 years

This past week, over 150,000 people enjoyed Greek food, music, and folk dancing at the 30th Annual Greek Festival sponsored by Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church. More...

On Second Thought

19th Annual Civil War Symposium

South Carolina was the first state to secede from the Union and the first to fire upon the flag of the United States. More...

Of floods and families

The rally bus has broken down

Editor’s Note: This is the 42nd installment in a series of articles by staffwriter Cathy Cobbs chronicling her unique journey of the illness and death of her father and the loss of the family’s home in the Great Flood of 2015. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Government / Neighborhood

Council hears about CAPER report, extends waiver for flood victims

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, September 20. Gloria Saeed, interim director of Community Development, gave a presentation on the 2015 Consolidated Annual Performance Evaluation Report (CAPER). More...

Richland County Council discusses plan of action toward Election Commission

The September 20 Richland County Council meeting featured citizen’s input by Ned Pendarvis, who asked the council to deny an agreement with Haven Campus Communities, which expands the boundaries of the I- 77 Corridor Regional Industrial Park an More...

ABOTA celebrates Constitution Day with James Otis Lecture Program

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) held the eighth annual James Otis Lecture Program “ The Right to Privacy in the 21st Century,” Friday, September 16 at the South Carolina State Museum in honor of More...

Education

School Stars

Dr. Perry Mills Sr., principal of Blythewood Academy, has been selected to participate in the 2016–2017 SC Education Policy Fellowship Program (SC-EPFP). More...

Society

Wild South Carolina written by mother-daughter team

A mother-daughter team of master naturalists has created a colorful and fully-illustrated field guide to 38 parks, preserves, and special places in Wild South Carolina, newly published by Hub City Press. More...

Next Stop, Eternity a witness to executions

Charles Kelly wrote Next Stop, Eterni ty, the story of his father Rev. C.M. Kelly’s time as chaplain at the State Penitentiary. The Kelly family lived in Columbia and included brothers Jim, Bruce, and Philip, and the mother, Sue. More...

Richland Library North Main holds grand opening celebration

Richland Library North Main will hold its grand opening to celebrate its newly redesigned library Saturday, September 24, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at its 5306 North Main Street location. More...

Events

Events

•ART Riverfront Park’s Art Along the Trail showcase will be held Saturday, October 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4122 River Drive. 803-545-3093. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Art in the Park

Artist In Residence and students showcase Congaree National Park through artwork

Walking along the boardwalk or along one of the many miles of trails at Congaree National Park, visitors are often inspired by the beauty and solitude they experience. More...

Contemporary Fauvist painter celebrates Abiding Trees at Still Hopes

Contemporary Fauvist painter Lucinda Howe has annonced her major new series, entitled Abiding Trees, opening in a solo show at Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community in West Columbia October 3 and continuing through November 29. More...

Palmetto Woodturners transform beautiful wood into meals for families

The Palmetto Woodturners, part of the American Association of Woodturners, is hosting Bowls for the Hungry for Harvest Hope Food Bank Thursday, September 29 at the Hall at Senate’s End, 320 Senate Street. More...

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Legals

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...