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News

Our city is full of Good Citizens

Our residents enjoy giving to the community. Five Points merchant helps construction workers beat the heat No need to pay these pipers

By Rachel Haynie Music man Joe Lanese had the home court advantage last week when band director Jim Mills handed the baton over to him at a Wildewood Downs concert. More...

Let’s get physical

Still Hopes Wellness Center should be complete by the end of 2006

Residents of the Still Hopes home for seniors won More...

Historic cemetery needs your help with renovation

Randolph Cemetery is a highly significant cultural resource in Columbia. Founded in 1871 by a small group of African More...

Business

Briefs

It

Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia reported a second More...

City loses $3 million on CanalSide sale

The Beach Company expected to sell over $200 million in housing

Last February, informed from a request through the Freedom of Information Act, More...

Star Profile

Director Brosius moves art museum forward

Karen Brosius, executive director of the Columbia Museum of Art, is in her second full fiscal year running everything on a $2.8 million budget at the corner of Hampton and Main Streets. More...

Society

Stranded

A potpourri of people on a stormy afternoon Stopped to rescue an 80 More...

Miss Kergosien and Mr. Moore exchange vows July 30, 2005

Melissa Jeanne Kergosien and Stephen Jahue Moore Jr. were married in Ashland United Methodist Church July 30, 2005, at 6 pm. Rev. Thom Jones performed the double More...

Miss Miller and Mr. Norris plan November 2005 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. James Rhett Miller announce the engagement of their daughter Sydney Cromer to Robert Harold Norris III. More...

Events

Events Calendar

August 5

5 The National Active and Retired Federal Employees Association More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part Eight: The walled city of Lucca

Lucca is one of Tuscany More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE The Richland County Farm Bureau Annual meeting, for voting members only, will be More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Sumter Investment Group, LLC dba Wild Wing Caf More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that VEER, Inc. intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consumption of Wine and Liquor only at 841 Sparkleberry Lane Unit 3, Columbia, SC 29229. More...

Richland One area superintendent resigns

The defamation case of Dr. Ted Wachter, principal of Rosewood Elementary School, versus Richland One Area Superintendent Jake Sello reached its conclusion this week. New superintendent Dr. More...

City and foundation amp up Emily Douglas Park

Amid the renovations taking place at Hand Middle School, a plan is being discussed to give Emily Douglas Park a face lift and build an amphitheater that will serve both the community and the students. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Hello OnStar?... Sorry wrong number

A series of commercials have brought a disturbing, yet somewhat baffling, trend to the light of day. Personally, I had no idea such a trend existed, but I hear these commercials day after day, hour after hour, and I More...

It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation.

The bad news about Hollywood

Is this what it More...

Playing mind games with the sheriff

Two deputies on the night shift decide to practice their quick More...

Government / Neighborhood

Lawsuit settlement benefits Camp Kemo

Attorney General Henry McMaster visited with campers and staff from CAMP KEMO Thursday, and presented the Palmetto Health Foundation with a check for $25,000. More...

Stevens & Wilkinson sues city for $1.3 million

The city More...

US Senator Lindsey Graham speaks to Republicans at fairgrounds

Tronco More...

Education

For the love of Beaufort

Alexia Jones Helsley writes Beaufort: A History

Alexia Jones Helsley was a teen when she fell in love with Beaufort. Her love began as soon as the first storm blew in off the river. More...

Richland One principal named National DARE Educator of the Year

Dr. Denise Collier, principal at Burton More...

Movers and shakers

The SC State Fair honored scholarship recipients with a banquet July 30. Those from Richland County were More...

Sports

Friends take diamond skills to Winthrop and Erskine

Two young men who contributed to 16 baseball victories for A.C. Flora High School and another nine victories for Richland Post 6 this past season head to college. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

The lotus, or the water lily, is popular in North America. It grows in water and has waxy leaves that repel water easily. More...

Balloonflower– A showy summer bloomer

Balloonflower is a must More...

Help trees resist pests

In the yard, insects and microorganisms abound. This is a natural and beneficial state, since insects and microorganisms are key components in nutrient recycling, decomposition, plant succession, natural pest control, and wildlife habitat. More...