April 19, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Five Points crimes by the stats

The Samantha Josephson kidnap and murder reignited questions regarding safety in Five Points. More...

Richland County recognizes chief security officer for county administration building

Richland County Council’s Tuesday, April 16 meeting began with two presentations. The first recognized Sergeant Jasper Joseph, chief security officer for the county’s administration building, for his long service and upcoming retirement. More...

Columbia-Greater Midlands Named 2019 ‘Great American Defense Community’

The Columbia Chamber announced the Greater Columbia Region has been named as one of five communities across the United States to receive the honor of being designated as a 2019 Great American Defense Community.  More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

Joanne Bamberg- Jackson has been named director of operations for Healthy Learners, a ministry of Sisters of Charity Health System. More...

Leadership Columbia Class of 2019 announces class project

The Leadership Columbia Class of 2019 is completing this year’s project—beautification of the Babcock Center’s Shop Road location, as well as marketing and branding efforts for the organization as a whole— for an unveiling eve More...

REAL ESTATE

Colliers International’s Mary Winter Teaster, senior brokerage associate, assisted in the purchase and sale of a building just off Forest Drive at Sunnyside Drive from DCS Holdings, LLC to the law firm of Deyaska Spencer.   More...

Education

Cardinal Newman inducts new National Honor Society members

Cardinal Newman School recently inducted new members into its National Honor Society. Students must maintain a 3.8 average in order to be invited to apply. More...

Richland Northeast students win C-SPAN Cam awards

RNE-TV Live students at Richland Northeast High School recently announced C-SPAN Student Cam documentary contest winners, including—second place, $1,500 cash prize—Darius Adamson, Darius Darby, and Gabby Greenley; third place, $750 cash p More...

Spring Valley drill team wins state title

Spring Valley High School’s Viking Drill Team won the State Championship recently in the annual Top Gun Drill Meet, the State’s Drill Team Championship. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Goodbye… and other life lessons from the stage at Town Theatre

After years of performing at Town Theatre, Jeremy Reasoner has decided to take a shot in the professional arena. But not before one last night of music at the theatre where he got his Columbia start. More...

Home & Garden

Nativize your mansion

Stopping to smell the flowers

On a sunny brisk April Fool’s Day, Jennifer Tyrrell, bird-friendly communities coordinator with Audubon South Carolina, the state office of the National Audubon Society, spearheaded the second Native Plant Garden installation at the Governor&rs More...

Star Chefs

Easter Eggs   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

NOTICE  TO CURRENT AND  FORMER CLIENTS OF  More...

STORAGE AUCTIONS

NOTICE OF LIEN  More...

Mom of three overcomes loss and graduates with honors

Fortis College in Columbia hosted its nurses pinning ceremony Friday, April 12 at the Brookland Baptist Church in West Columbia. Perhaps no graduate was more appreciative of this milestone than Columbia resident Lacie Lybrand. More...

On Second Thought

Columbia City of Women Initiative puts women on the map

Historic Columbia and WREN ( Women’s Rights & Empowerment Network) launched the Columbia City of Women initiative on Sunday, March 31—the last day of Women’s History Month. More...

Together, we can do more on rideshare safety

Our hearts are still hurting as we mourn the loss of Samantha Josephson, a University of South Carolina student who was abducted and slain after getting into what she thought was an Uber.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Commentary

Modern Environmentalism

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

I read a story last week that reminded me how much we’ve changed in my relatively short lifetime. More...

Easter nests nixed

I’m just saying...

I miss the Easters of my youth.  I used to love going shopping down town with my mother and getting our “Easter outfits” which always included hats, gloves, and new shoes. More...

The Mystery of Chicken and Waffles

40–Something

I think I have some street cred when it comes to being a Southerner. More...

Society

USC Chapter NSDAR holds meeting

USC Chapter, NSDAR (l-r): Miley Rhodes, regent; Martha Denka, first vice regent; and Dawndy Mercer Plank who spoke about women’s many roles.   More...

Paul Harris Fellow recognized

Capital Rotary president Philip Flynn congratulates Dr. More...

Betty Hagen Maseng

Betty Hagen Maseng, 92, of Columbia, passed away peacefully in her home Monday morning, April 8, 2019, surrounded by her family. More...

Sports

Spring Valley avenges loss to Lady Bengals

The Spring Valley Lady Vikings evened their series with the Blythewood Lady Bengals by defeating them 3-0 at home Thursday, April 11. The Bengals had defeated Spring Valley March 26 in a match that went to penalty kicks.  More...

Eagles blank Blue Devils at Segra Park

The Airport Eagles and Dreher Blue Devils got together to play a game at Segra Park Thursday, April 11, and the Eagles came away with an 8-0 win.  More...

Bearcats shut down Airport

Brookland-Cayce 4, Airport 2 Airport High School April 11, 2019   More...

Travel

Roach Anxiety

Part 2: The Protection Plan

Bully Bobby didn’t stop! More...

Winederlust

To Celebrate the Earth, Drink Wines of Intention

Earth Day—April 22—is one of the largest civic action days of the year with an estimated 1 billion people in 192 countries participating in some form of global environmental awareness. More...