June 15, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

City of Columbia begins historic survey

The City of Columbia planning division announced the start of the historic resources survey update. More...

Forest Acres approves first reading of budget

The Forest Acres City Council met Tuesday, June 12 and approved $80,000 in hospitality tax revenues, but then put a moratorium on new expenditures for the next fiscal year.  More...

City of Columbia and AARP Partnership Project

The City of Columbia Planning and Development Services in partnership with an AARP Community Challenge grant will provide 13 more tables and 36 additional chairs to expand the available seating on Main Street. More...

Business

Office of Business Opportunities welcomes nearly 80 local business owners to Access to Capital Symposium

Nearly 80 local business owners gathered for the Office of Business Opportunities’ annual Access to Capital Symposium: The Midlands’ Financing Options for Small Businesses June 6 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  More...

Local entrepreneur beautifying clients and community

Kayla Shekia Bedenbaugh Abraham celebrated the grand opening of her new venue, Shek Luxe Studio LLC, on June 16.  Bedenbaugh-Abraham is a 23- year- old licensed cosmetologist and Esthetician, a native of Columbia, and a graduate of Richland Nort More...

A Sure Fire Way to Help

Starting this month, Sure Fire Tacos encourages guests to “pay it forward” to those in need by introducing the Taco Love Wall. More...

Education

Blythewood High freshman to participate in Governor’s School Summer Academy

Blythewood High School freshman Caroline Hinson will participate in the Governor’s School for Arts and Humanities Summer Academy in Greenville this July.  More...

Two Richland One students win National Merit Scholarships

Two Richland One students are among the 78 South Carolina students who have been named as winners of the highly prestigious National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities across the nation. More...

A.C. Flora graduate receives Double Your Dollar scholarship from Lower Richland Ruritan

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club, an active civic club since 1960, presented a Double your Dollar Scholarship to Chamia Pinckney. Pinckney is an A.C. More...

Sports

Richland Northeast preparing for brighter days

There were some bright spots for Richland Northeast head coach Bennett Weigle as he went through his first season at the helm of the Cavaliers. A 3-7 record was highlighted with a seasonopening win over Swansea and back-to-back wins over A.C. More...

Gray Collegiate working to take the next step

The 2017 season was a positive step forward for the Gray Collegiate Academy War Eagles and head coach Adam Holmes. More...

Home & Garden

Pollinator Habitat at uSC Green Quad

Stopping to smell the flowers

Over the past two weeks the garden column has visited a Shandon homeowner’s pollinator plot and a rural farm garden in Richland County. More...

Star Chefs

Four Ingredient Red Curry Chicken

2 Tbsp. coconut oil1 (16 ounce) packageskinless, bonelesschicken breast halves,cut into small cubes1 (14 ounce) can cream of More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

2x  NOTICE OF FINAL  HEARING FOR  DIVORCE  (One Year continuous separation)  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  More...

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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

Sound Bites provides music for students

As the story goes, as a child, legendary guitarist Jimi Hendrix carried a broom around school trying to emulate a guitar. When the school’s social worker solicited funds to buy him a guitar, she was denied. More...

On Second Thought

Relax with Yoga in the Gardens

With 14-acres of beautiful gardens in downtown Columbia, Historic Columbia’s gardens are great public spaces to relax and enjoy the outdoors. More...

Dog abuse in Rosewood

I am writing this letter because we have an extreme situation in the Rosewood Area that needs to come to the public’s attention. For almost eight years now, a tenant has been terrorizing the neighborhood dogs. More...

Every farm counts

In spite of notable efforts on the part of the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) and others, American Indians continue to be one of the most underrepresented groups in the Census of Agriculture.  More...

Commentary

Making over IHOP

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

Full disclosure; I’m not a big IHOP fan. I’m Southern so I base every breakfast restaurant by how good their gravy and biscuits taste. More...

Daddy’s Girl

I’m just saying...

When I was little, I was totally a “Daddy’s Girl.” I was an only child and in my eyes, my father was my world.  Don’t get me wrong…I loved my mother with all my heart, but my daddy…well he was the smartest, More...

Life changes when adopting a bear

40–Something

I certainly appreciated when my mom would babysit our three children. The only problem was my kids would always come back from her house spoiled rotten. More...

Society

Capital social at historic hangar

Capital Rotary held a club social event June 6 at the new Hunter- Gatherer brew pub located in Columbia’s historic Curtiss-Wright Hangar at Jim Hamilton-L.B. Owens Airport. More...

Lower Richland Ruritan holds flag dedication ceremony

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club #725 held a Flag Dedication Ceremony at its June meeting in memory of Ruritan member William L. (Bill) Joy. More...

It went by so fast!

Jake and Sherry Jaco celebrate 50th anniversary

This June, Jake and Sherry Jaco are celebrating 50 years of marriage. They were joined by a host of family and friends at Seawells’ Catering for a party that included good food, good music, and lots of good memories.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Jonathan Green exhibition opens June 16 at McKissick Museum

Sharing the Chores: Works on Paper by Jonathan Green will open June 16 and displayed in McKissick's North Gallery until August 4. More...

James M. Hinton Foundation announces launch of Midland’s Repertory Theater Art Summer Camp

The James M. Hinton Foundation of Columbia, South Carolina is launching a Repertory Theater for youth through the inaugural hosting of an annual arts summer camp. More...

Tapp’s Art Center displays “trashion” exhibit

Re-Current, a collective multidisciplinary exhibition, can be seen in the Tapp’s Arts Center window displays. More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Conclusion: Last night on the town

Our trip to Lithuania had been hard work— speaking at the conference, speaking to university classes, meeting with university officials, and touring the country. Our last night in town was time to party. More...

Winederlust

Local access to great wine a credit to dad-daughter ventures

Ever wonder how all the amazing wine we enjoy ever reached Columbia in the first place? While we may take it for granted, our town’s vino variety would leave many cities envious. More...