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News

Pearce’s time on Richland County Council draws to a close

Following the 2018 election, there will be some changes to the Richland County Council. Among those is a new representative for District 6 after councilman Greg Pearce announced earlier this year he was not going to seek reelection.  More...

Rose moves on from Richland County Council

Seth Rose is moving on from Richland County Council to replace Representative James Smith for District Seat No. More...

Richland County hires interim county administrator

Richland County Council officially will introduce its new interim county administrator to residents when it meets November 13, but Edward Gomeau wasted no time getting to work since starting the job this week.  More...

Commentary

The Civilized People

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

Suzy and I were having lunch at Miyo’s, a local stir fry and sushi restaurant: A habit we cultivated while vacationing in earlier years when we still worked. On this particular lunch date, I overheard the two guys behind me talking. More...

Technical Difficulties

I’m just saying...

Technology has passed me by. I think today’s kids are born with the inbred knowledge of all the gizmos and gadgets that are such a huge part of the world these days, but me? I missed that memo. More...

Biking back to my childhood

40–Something

I love mountain biking. It takes me back to my childhood when my friends and I would mount our Schwinns and pound a vacant wooded lot covered in dirt trails. More...

Society

Dr. Rush and Mr. Brown exchange wedding vows September 29

Dr. Brittany Wilkes Rush and Mr. Robert Bruce Brown Jr., both of Charlotte, North Carolina, were united in marriage September 29 at Shandon Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Ruritan participates in Community Day

Members of Lower Richland Ruritan Club (l-r), Friendship Baptist Church Pastor Charles Cureton, Lexi Bell, Betty Standfield, and Michael Lee Bell participate in Community Day at Friendship Baptist Ch More...

Susie Floyd King turns 80

On October 24, Susie Floyd King turned 80. Friends and family gathered to celebrate this grand occasion with food, fellowship and dancing.  More...

Events

Events

•ANNIVERSARY SCETV’s Diamond Jubilee event—an afternoon celebration and a behind-the-scenes look at SCETV’s headquarters celebrating its 60th anniversary, will be held Sunday November 11, 2 –5 p.m., 1041 George Rogers Bou More...

Carolina Jazz Society celebrates 60th anniversary

The Carolina Jazz Society celebrated its 60th anniversary on November 4 with a concert at the Lourie Center in Columbia. More...

Palmetto Brass joins Palmetto Mastersingers for holiday concerts

Mellow horns and pulsing drums team up with the Palmetto Mastersingers for their holiday program, “Brothers, Sing On.” The concert will be presented twice—Friday, November 16, at Union United Methodist Church in Irmo, and Saturday, More...

Home & Garden

Governor’s mansion gardens go native for the birds

Stopping to smell the flowers

To acknowledge the importance of native plants to the state’s wildlife, economy, and history, last March legislators designated the third week in October as S.C. Native Plant Week. More...

Star Chefs

Crustless Cranberry Pie   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  DISSOLUTION OF  RICHLAND COUNTY  PUBLIC EDUCATION  More...

Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION   More...

STORAGE AUCTIONS

NOTICE OF  More...

Breast cancer survivor shares story

Cindy Myers has been a team member at Palmetto Health for 17 years. Currently working as an educator in the operating room, Myers never thought she would be on the other side as a patient. More...

The Olympia-Granby Mill Village Museum to open November 16

Jake and Sherry Jaco have visited hundreds of small town museums during their years traveling the country. They always dreamed Olympia would have to commemorate the mill village. More...

On Second Thought

The 11th Hour, of the 11th Day, of the 11th Month

Anniversaries are important milestones and perhaps none more so than 100- year ones. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Nuf Sed

  While hiking in the Congree State Park,Keith Coffer (r), volunteer for the parks; and Pastor Terry Cagle of Green Lawn Baptist Church find an downed maple tree off the King Snake Trail near South Cedar Creek Landing. Photo by Phillip Jones More...

Business

Columbia Conference Center closing after 15 years in business

One of the largest meeting, wedding, and social event venues in the Midlands will close its doors on December 31, 2018. Located near I-26 and I-20 in the Irmo/St. More...

Palmetto Health opens Raymond P.H. Bynoe, M.D. Surgical Trauma Unit

Palmetto Health has opened its new Raymond P.H. Bynoe, M.D. Surgical Trauma Unit (STICU). The new unit, named after prominent trauma surgeon Raymond P.H. More...

City Snippets

McNair law firm acquired  Burr & Forman, based in Birmingham, Ala., is acquiring Carolinas-based McNair Law Firm effective January 1, 2019. More...

Education

Student construction job training program expands, wins two state awards

BOOM (Building Occupational Opportunities in the Midlands), a highly successful construction job training program for special needs students in Richland One, Richland Two, and Lexington-Richland Five More...

Sports

Cardinals tame Swampcats

Jalen Montgomery rushed for 131 yards and four touchdowns on only ten carries, and the Cardinal Newman Cardinals advanced to the SCISA state semifinals with a 40-14 victory over the Laurence Manning Swampcats Friday, November 2 at St. More...

Hammond blasts Barons

Hammond’s Jordan Burch scored three touchdowns to lead the Skyhawks to a 37-0 win over the visiting Wilson Hall Barons in the first round of the SCISA 3A playoffs Friday, November 2.  More...

One last flight for Falcon seniors

A.C. Flora head girls tennis coach Amy Martin gets one more chance at a state title with a group of seniors who have seemingly been with the program since the Bush administration. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Town Theatre kicks off The Buddy Holly Story

Town Theatre kicked off the second show of its centennial season with Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. More...

Organist in recital at Shandon Methodist

The Greater Columbia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists will present young organist Nicholas Stigall in recital Friday, November 16, 7 p.m., at Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine Street.  More...

Travel

Pinewood, a place on the road

Just passing through

  “Welcome to Pinewood!”   Everyone is welcome at the Nazarene Church.  More...

Pets

Oops! He did it again

Housetraining issues are annoying and frustrating, but fixable. The key to success, as with all training, is consistency and clarity. More...