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TAG officers for 2016–17

President, Mark Conrardy Vice President/Programs, Lee Beurer Secretary, Anne Marie Cockrell Treasurer, Renea Eshleman Exhibits and Sales, Michael McGuirt/Sara Winsted Past President, Karen Jamrose/ David Phillips Publici More...

News

Grandparenting matters

Reverend gives suggestions for grandparenting

When I first became a grandparent, I had no idea what I was in for, but I knew this was an opportunity and blessing from God I did not want to mess up. More...

City Center Partnership helps light up Main Street

City Center Partnership (CCP) is pleased to announce that trees along the 1200 to 1700 block of Main Street will be lit up year-round. Ten thousand LED lights were installed by Mosca Design. More...

Treasurer’s unclaimed property program joins MissingMoney.com

South Carolina Treasurer Curtis M. Loftis, Jr. More...

Commentary

The Olympic Games

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

The Olympics are finally over, thank goodness. The quadrennial coverage of the world’s greatest athletic competition sucks me in every time. More...

Electing Silence

I’m just saying...

A very wise person once gave me a brilliant piece of advice. He told me to never try to teach a pig to sing. He said it would only frustrate me, and it would totally irritate the pig. More...

Dorm Differences

40–Something

My wife and I dropped my oldest daughter at college last weekend, and along with the wave of emotions that continue to overwhelm us, we came away with solid confirmation once again that girls and guys are much different species, especially when it co More...

Society

USC Rotaract students pay a visit

Four members of the University of South Carolina’s Rotaract Club talked with Capital Rotary president-elect Blake DuBose (center) at a recent breakfast meeting. More...

Richland Sertoma Club chooses Pat Blackwell as Sertoman of the Year

Pat Blackwell was selected as Sertoman of the Year for the Richland Sertoma Club. He currently serves as board chair. More...

Red Cross sounds alarm: Donations urgently needed to aid Louisiana

The American Red Cross remains on the ground, with volunteers across nearly half of the state of Louisiana helping the thousands of people who have lost everything they own in the devastating flooding. More...

Arts & Entertainment

There is a new orchestra in town

Maestra Suzanna Pavlovsky initiated the formation of Palmetto Chamber Orchestra to provide musical educators in South Carolina an organization to call home. More...

Columbia College’s Goodall Gallery presents Critical Materiality

The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College will kick off its 2016-17 season with “Critical Materiality” featuring clay works by three S.C. women artists: Mary Carlisle, Glenda Guion, and Ashley Welsh. More...

Travel

Ganges, Part 13

Avalanche

The Gangotri glacier, nestled in a valley between two 20,000-foot-high mountains, is fed by the annual snows. The mouth of the glacier is at 13,000 feet, the tail 5,000 feet higher. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Public Notice: T-Mobile proposes the construction of a 12' x 29' concrete equipment pad, which will support telecommunications equipment, and three utility conduits, to be located at 1041 Key Road in Columbia, South Carolina (Richland County Parcel # More...

Legals

Full Story

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...

Pastor friends reunited after 30 years

In 1983, the Rev. Dr. Tim Hoyt Duncan joined the staff at John Knox Presbyterian Church in Greenville as an associate pastor. Within a year, the Rev. More...

Trenholm Artists Guild/Forest Acres Art presents two week exhibit

In conjunction with the Forest Acres Restaurant and Merchants Association, The Picture Place and the Trenholm Artist Guild are again teaming up to provide an experience for art enthusiasts of the Columbia area. More...

On Second Thought

Remembering Mann-Simons

As Historic Columbia prepares to host the 38th annual Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture at the Mann-Simons Site (1403 Richland Street) on Saturday, September 17th, the Mann-Simons House is undergoing yet another transformation, as it h More...

Of floods and families

Baton Rouge opens old wounds

Editor’s Note: This is the 38th installment in a series of articles by staff writer 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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Business

Southern Living barbecue editor gives his top ten barbecue joints

Southern Living contributing barbecue editor Robert Moss has released his 2016 version of the South’s Top 50 Barbecue Joints, a report to delight Sandlapper foodies of all sauce persuasions. More...

SC Top 25 Fasting Growing Companies announced

Founded as a way to honor the state’s most dynamic businesses and their contributions to our state’s economic vitality, the SC TOP 25 Fastest Growing Companies program, presented by The Capital Corporation, and Cosponsored by Integrated M More...

City Snippets

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Education

New video shorts from EngenuitySC show how Lower Richland Schools are surpassing expectations

As Midlands children head back to classrooms for the 2016-17 school year, local economic development nonprofit EngenuitySC has released three video shorts to help tell the stories of high-performing schools in the Lower Richland community, where Enge More...

School Stars

This year’s recipients of the Beth Bernstein Women's Leadership Scholarship are Kathy Castillo, a Spring Valley High School graduate, who will be attending Clemson University; and Lauren Fleming, also a Spring Valley High School graduate, who More...

Sports

Breaking News - 10:27 AM

Lexington's last second field goal beats A.C. Flora

The A.C. Flora football team lost a last-second heartbreaker 20-17 to Lexington on Thursday, August 25, at Memorial Stadium. More...

Breaking News - 2:57 PM

Cavs & Vikings start season with instant classic

The last point of the Richland Northeast Cavalier and Spring Valley Viking volleyball match Thursday, August 25 exemplified the intensity and effort put forth by both teams in this five-set classic. More...

Cardinals open new field in style

Senior Cam Tringali threw for 266 yards and three touchdowns to lead Cardinal Newman to a 28-6 victory over the Florence Christian Eagles in the inaugural game at St. Sebastian Field on the campus of Cardinal Newman. More...

Home & Garden

Heads Up for Sunflowers

Stopping to smell the flowers

One of the joys of growing sunflowers is to watch young developing flowerheads track the sun from east to west on a daily basis. At night the juveniles rearrange their stance to face east by dawn. More...

Star Chefs

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Columbia Green seeks proposals for grants

Columbia Green is seeking proposals from non-profit organizations, neighborhood groups, and garden clubs that would like to receive grant money for projects that beautify neighborhoods and public spaces in the Columbia metropolitan area. More...