January 19, 2018 RSS feed / Society

#MeToo Comes of Age

The #MeToo movement that erupted in Hollywood last fall and then exploded nationwide shows no signs of diminishing. It is, in fact, continuing to mushroom. More...

Defense lawyer joins Capital Rotary

President Blake DuBose and sponsor Ann Elliott welcome Betsy Best to Capital Rotary Club membership. Best, a Charlotte, N.C., native, is a partner in Blume Franklin-Best & Young, a Columbia criminal defense law firm. More...

Columbia, at risk for becoming a hub for sex trafficking

The North Lake Sertoma Club recognized National Human Trafficking Awareness Day by inviting Lighthouse for Life to address the club on January 11. More...

Take time to catch your breath

One of my new year’s resolutions is to pay more attention to my breathing. I’ll have plenty of chances to do this, but it’s going to require determination too. More...

The perfect childhood: maybe that’s not what kids need at all

The story goes something like this: When Mar- tin Luther King Jr. was a little boy, he had a group of neighborhood friends. One day one of the white mothers told him he couldn’t play with her sons anymore. More...

Miss Rhines and Mr. Jeter plan an April 2018 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Mark Nelson Rhines of Huntersville, North Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Julia Boyd Rhines, to Mr. Edwin Russell Jeter III, both of Charlotte, North Carolina. The bridegroom elect is the son of Mr. and Mrs. More...