March 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

Columbia photographer scores in Colorado

Virginia Saunders' photograph entitled Stephansdom is the Director's Selection at the Center of Fine Art Photography in Fort Collins, CO. Saunders of Columbia recently won first prize at the SC State Fair. More...

News

Exploring Planet Ocean at the Waldorf

The Explorers Club Annual Dinner was held at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City March 15. More...

More about Tartanfest

The pipes will be skirling and the clans gathering as the South Carolina State Museum presents Tartanfest, its annual celebration of Scottish heritage April 5. More...

Junior Cotillion celebrates 14th Annual Dinner and Ball

On Sunday, March 16, 2008, the Downtown Marriott was the site of the 14th Annual Junior Cotillion Dinner and Ball. More...

Education

Volunteers give students much more than their time

More than 3,000 parents, college students, business people, grandparents and ordinary citizens give to Richland One students every day as volunteers, mentors, Lunch Buddies and tutors. More...

Photo

Aladdin Town Theatre, March 29, 3 and 7 pm 799-2510 More...

Creighton Boggs honored at Hootie and the Blowfish Party Animals event

Creighton Boggs was awarded the SCBT Day Maker Award for her contribution to the community at the Hootie and the Blowfish Party Animals event on March 14th. More...

Sports

Falcons' nine unanswered runs doom Devils

Baseball - March 21, 2008

After trailing 4- 0 in the second inning, A.C. Flora scored nine unanswered runs, seven in the fourth inning, to win at home against rival Dreher, 15- 5 on March 21. More...

Falcons shut out Blue Devils

Softball - March 20, 2008

Kathrine Johnson went 3- 3 and Kia Savage went 2- 3 to lead A.C. Flora at home over Dreher 10- 0 in five innings. Ashley Roof pitched the shut- out for the Falcons. The win improved A.C. Flora to 3- 3 (2- 3) and dropped Dreher to 1- 5 (0- 4). More...

Area swimmers qualify for national competition

Four local swimmers are heading to Fort Lauderdale, Florida to represent the Columbia YMCA Swim Club on the national stage. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 51: Even more Memoirs

In his Memoirs, Uncle Jay ( J.K. Gourdin IV ), wrote about many of the "colored" people in Pineville, some of whom were blood kin because of illicit trysts by his elders. This fact was known by all but spoken by none. More...

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part Extra: A tribute to Mrs. Bobbitt

Ellen Huxford Bobbitt (affectionally known as Mrs. Bobbitt) recently celebrated her 101st birthday. She was born on a farm near Pineville March 17, 1907, the last of eight sons and six daughters. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens; are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, More...

Sport of kings flies in for Tartanfest

Falcons are as much a part of Scottish history as kilts and bagpipes, castles, and kings. In fact, kings and falcons were joined at the wrist hundreds of years ago when royals first hunted with such birds of prey. More...

Miss USA contestant heads for Las Vegas

Jamie Hill is looking forward to her flight to Las Vegas to compete in the Miss USA pageant soon. More...

On Second Thought

Patrolman remembers bombing

Letter to the editor

I enjoyed Warner Montgomery's article on the atomic bomb dropped on Florence in last week's paper. (I always enjoy Bob Ford's articles, too). More...

Thirty-something speaks

Hurry up and wait

I've spent entirely too much time in hospitals, emergency rooms, and doctors' offices the past eight months. One thing I've learned over the course of all these visits is that shows like ER and Grey's Anatomy are pretty much complete fiction. More...

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

Fishing in the 21st century

I met James when I started climbing telephone poles. He was older than the other new hires and tried to be a big brother. Having spent some time in Davenport, Iowa, he was more worldly than the rest of us. More...

Business

Make the time fit the crime

South Carolina Attorney General Henry Dargan McMaster wants to reduce the state's prison population and shrink the system's overhead, all the while administering more suitable sentencing to felons. The U.S. More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Charleston commuter rail feasible Charleston has found the cost of widening the interstate from Summerville by two lanes could cost $45 million per mile, which comes to $1 billion for the 21- mile connector. More...

Folks about town

Major Randy Scott of the Richland County Sheriff's Department Uniform Patrol Division has graduated from the Federal Bureau of Investigations, National Academy Program. The Annual Statewide Read- In coordinated by the S.C. More...

Society

James Benjamin "Bennie" Jones

Funeral services for James Benjamin "Bennie" Jones, 68, of Horrell Hill, SC were held at 1 pm Thursday, March 27, 2008, at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church with interment following in Greenlawn Memorial Park. More...

Columbia Sertoma Club honors its own

Dr.Harold Park The Columbia Sertoma Club presented Dr. Harold F. Park the Service to Mankind Award. Dr. Park's voluntary service began during WWII where he was in the U.S. More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club celebrates Liberty Day with Burnside Elementary students

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club presented a Liberty Day program to Burnside Elementary fifth grade students March 20, 2008. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

Send your events to mimim@sc.rr.com a week before the Friday you wish them to be published

ANIMALS The Humane Society will host "The Mane Event" April 25, 7 pm- 11 pm at The Millstone at Adams Pond. The Mane Event will feature live bluegrass entertainment, food, and a silent auction to raise funds for the recently seized Arabian horses. More...

Book sale

Stock up on a variety of books, CDs, DVDs and more at the Friends of the Richland County Public Library's Spring Book Sale, and support the library! More...

Author and Artists at Robert Mills House

The Historic Columbia Foundation Museum Shop will host author Dr. Warner M. Montgomery and ceramic artists Paul Moore and Kevin Smith on Thursday, April 3, from 5 pm to 7 pm. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

S.C. Iris Society presents the 48th Standard Flower Show

The S.C. Iris Society celebrates its 50th anniversary with the presentation of the 48th Standard Flower Show at the Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia located at Maxcy Gregg Park, 1605 Park Circle on April 26. More...

Garden of the week

Cayce United Methodist Church

The Cayce United Methodist Church has this week's featured garden. The church courtyard is flanked by two walls of stain glass windows and a walkway of brick arches. More...

Second annual Pets in the Park coming April 19

They say dogs are man's best friend. Bring your "best friend" out to Pets in the Park on Saturday, April 19 at North Springs Park, 1320 Clemson Road from 10 am to 12 pm. More...