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The African

Dr. Warner Montgomery spoke at the Torch Club last week at its monthly dinner. He began with the story of Kunta Kinte, the hero in Alex Haley's Roots. More...

Students learn to save lives

You don't have to have your MD to save a life. The youth who participated in the Red Cross Youth Training Institute on April 21 learned skills such as CPR and first aid that may save lives in the future. More...

Why are Woody and Bev so happy?!

Because… the Columbia High School Class of 1957 will hold its 50th Reunion Saturday, August 18, 2007, at the Clarion Hotel, Columbia, 1615 Gervais St., Columbia, SC. More...

Business

Deputy secretary of HUD talks shop

The Columbia Rotary on Monday, April 30, at lunch heard from Roy A. Bernardi, deputy secretary at the federal department of Housing and Urban Development. He also was the 51st mayor of Syracuse, N.Y. More...

Judge Shedd amplifies child abuse

Dennis W. Shedd, native of Cordova, S.C., is a federal judge on the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit. He talked to the Columbia Rotary Club immediately after HUD Deputy Secretary Bernardi. More...

Frank Brunson, mayor of Forest Acres

Frank Brunson, a politician since junior high school, is running again for mayor of Forest Acres. Brunson's first run for mayor, four years ago, pulled 81% of the vote. This time, there is no opposition. More...

Society

Miss Ahern and Mr. McDermott plan a June 2007 wedding

Ms. Glennie Ahern and Mr. Michael Ahern announce the engagement of their daughter, Inez Glenn McLaurin Ahern to Steven Thomas McDermott. The bride- elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Fowler and Mr. More...

Miss Legaré and Mr.York exchange vows in Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

The marriage of Sarah Elizabeth Legaré to Andrew Dean York took place Saturday, April 28, 2007, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, 7 pm. The Reverend Robert G. Riegel officiated and music was provided by Organist Doak J. More...

Photo

The countdown to the wedding has begun. Boy and Girl are about to spend the next six months trying to figure out when they have a free weekend for all of their parent's friends to throw them parties. More...

Events

Events

CHILDREN/FAMILY Literary Sweets will host Kid's Day May 12. Contact Shennice Pruitt, 254-0371. More...

Garden club members celebrate the art of Ikebana

The art of flower arranging, Ikebana, was celebrated during an exhibition and tea for its 50th anniversary at the Garden Club Council headquarters. Host Chapter 182 in Columbia chose Living Flowers as the theme. More...

Five Points Rotary Club fills emergency backpacks

The Rotary Club of Five Points recently completed a unique service project by preparing emergency backpacks for use by foster children across S.C. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

Ferns represent an extremely ancient plant lineage, easily dating back to the early Carboniferous period, some 345 million years ago, and well before the first dinosaurs. More...

Mopheads for Mother's Day

Stopping to smell the flowers

Arlene Marturano Arlene Marturano is a master gardener, writer, and educator. As an advocate of gardening as a tool for learning, she helped develop the Carolina Children's Garden at the Sandhill Research and Education Center. More...

Sen. John McCain appears at Adluh Flour

Adluh Flour in the Historic Vista was abuzz with excitement. More...

Bishops from around the world meet in S.C.

Bishop Mary Virginia Taylor, (c), who leads the S.C. United Methodist Annual Conference, welcomed more than 100 United Methodist Bishops from around the world to a semi- annual meeting in Myrtle Beach, S.C. April 29- May 4. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Look what the pre- schooler dragged in!

I have kids, three of them to be exact, so I've developed a certain level of expectation for the unexpected. I'm not surprised when a Lightning McQueen toy racecar appears in the icebox. More...

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

Oh, those good ole prehistoric times

Jerry was a guy I used to work with. We played golf and racquetball together and closed a few bars. He was married more times than most guys change cars but remained a solid citizen. Other guys liked him. More...

The funniest page in SC starring an

award- winning trio Boy, it's dark in here!

It's around noon and several warehouse employees get together for lunch in the break- room. While they're talking, several of them comment about the unusually strong smell of gas fumes up on the second floor of the building. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council meets May 2, 2007

Roll call Columbia City Council convened at 9 am, Wednesday, May 2, with all council members present: Daniel Rickenmann, Sam Davis, E.W. More...

Cayce City Council meets May 1, 2007

Roll Call The May City Council meeting convened in the Council Chambers at 6:05 pm on May 1, 2007. More...

Richland County Council meets May 1, 2007

Joe McEachern, Joyce Dickerson, Val Hutchinson, Norman Jackson, Damon Jeter, Paul Livingston, Bill Malinowski, Mike Montgomery, Greg Pearce, Bernice Scott, and Kit Smith were present. More...

Education

Flora student heads to Argentina

Dylan Kornegay is many things - artist and athlete, student and socialite, avid soccer fan, sales clerk at a local kitchen store, and a junior at A.C. Flora High School. More...

New principal takes over at Rosewood

Dr. Ted Wachter was removed from the principalship of Rosewood Elementary School Friday, April 27, for reasons within his control. More...

Clemson taps second RNE senior for prestigious program

Layton Williamson is the second senior at Richland Northeast High Schoolto win a place in Clemson University's prestigious program, TREE (Transatlantic Exchange of Economics). More...

Sports

Bolden Stadium Barnburner

Falcons and Bobcats score five goals in the final five minutes of their opening round boys class 3A state playoff match.

The A.C. Flora Falcons' opening round boys class 3A state playoff match Tuesday, May 1 with the visiting Seneca Bobcats looked like it might just be a bit of a snoozer for about 76 minutes. More...

SCHSSCA Final Regular Season High School Soccer Rankings

Boys Class 4A 1. Northwestern, 20-3 2. Lexington, 18-5-1 3. Dutch Fork, 14-5-1 4. Spring Valley, 16-7 5. Wando, 20-4 6. Dorman, 16-7 7. South Aiken, 16-4 8. Irmo, 12-7 9. More...

Vikings in familiar territory

Last year's Spring Valley Viking boys' soccer team began its run to the class 4A state championship match with an opening round 14- 0 drubbing of the visiting Conway Tigers. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 7: Francis Marion, guerrilla fighter

Francis Marion was probably the first guerrilla fighter. He refused to follow the accepted rules of warfare during the American Revolution and became the most feared Partisan leader. More...

NASCAR, Don't forget your roots!

The Sons of Confederate Veterans (SCV) is trying to make a point with stock car racing fans: Don't forget your roots! NASCAR began in the South. More...

My Encounter with America

Part 13: Eating snake in Phong Zang

Our visit to Pyong Yang was strategically arranged to coincide with workers' 45th anniversary. Most of the dignitaries were from Africa. Uganda was represented by a high profile delegation led by the vice president. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Congaree Grill, LLC, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Beer, Wine and Liquor, at 827 Harden St., Columbia, SC 29 More...

MASTER'S SALE

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