March 13, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Justice update

American Gladiator and Keenan High School graduate, Justice Jesse Smith, has been touring Europe with Tina Turner since January. The past few weeks they have been in the United Kingdom, most recently London. More...

News

Bark to the Park and Festival for the Animals

Make plans now to participate in the Bark to the Park Walk and Festival for the Animals at Finlay Park. Registration is at 9 am, Bark to the Park Walk, 10:30 am, and the Festival for the Animals at noon. More...

Cardinal Newman holds 13th Annual Auction at The Zone

The Zone at Williams Brice was the scene of hustle and bustle as Cardinal Newman school held its 13th Annual Auction Saturday, March 7. More...

Cardinal Newman holds 13th Annual Auction at The Zone

Tammy and Ed Powers More...

Business

Fast Forward opens doors to employment

Dee Albritton, executive director for Fast Forward, stood before Columbia City Council on Wednesday, March 4, and announced the good news. More...

Briefs

While you're up, get me a grant Brian Benicewicz, the Centers of Economic Excellence endowed chair in polymer nanocomposite research at USC, has received a $320,000 grant from BASF Fuel Cell GmbH/Inc. More...

Tim Robertson of Todd & Moore

Star Profile

When buying a new tennis racket - and apparently this has been true for decades - at Todd & Moore Sporting Goods in Columbia, the customer can actually take out a demonstration racket or two for a few days, return them and take out another two, j More...

Society

Senate honors senior

Senator John Scott and Lt. Governor Andre Bauer were honored to present John Leonhardt with the Senior of the Day Award to recognize his dedication to serving the Palmetto State. More...

Mother of the Year

Mrs. Betty Jean Ulmer McGregor of Hopkins was honored Tuesday, March 10, as S. C. Mother of the Year 2009. She was recognized by Gov. Mark Sanford in a ceremony at the Governor's Office in the State House. More...

67 years of love

John Kelly, a resident at Life Care Center of Columbia, and his wife, Lucille, celebrated their 67th wedding anniversary January 10, 2009, with a reception at the skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility on January 14. More...

Travel

The South's Prettiest Small Town

Part 4: Edenton's historic buildings

The scuttlebutt in Edenton still revolved around the infamous Little Rascals child abuse case that resulted in Ofra Bikel's documentaries - Innocence Lost, The Verdict, and The Plea . More...

Automobile travel tip

Plan ahead to keep the number of miles you travel minimized. Ensure you have good stopping points to rest your eyes and stretch your legs. Stop at places like wild life refuges, city parks, and rest stops, at two- hour intervals. More...

Palmetto Health Richland Total Joint Center offers Adaptive Gardening Seminar

Gardening is one of the most popular national pastimes. The activity can be enjoyed by almost everyone, whether young or old, weak or strong, able- bodied or handicapped. It can be a vigorous activity or a sedentary one. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicle or other property are subject to towing, repair, and storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-1510 SC Law as Amended, More...

Let's hear it for the girls

Lady Vikings blow away Bruinettes

Briana Robinson leads a young Spring Valley team to its first title in 31 years. More...

Four carat Diamonds!

The Lower Richland Lady Diamond Hornets win fourth straight state championship.

Lower Richland used tough defense, strong guard play, and Morgan Stroman's usual inside toughness to earn its first 3A state title on March 7 over Darlington 66- 42 at the Colonial Life Arena. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Technically lazy

I did not realize how lazy I have become until my old SUV's keyless remote control stopped working the other day. It had been hanging on by a thread for quite some time. More...

First day in the Navy

It's late September of 1947. I'd graduated from prep school three months earlier, and now I've enlisted in the U. S. Navy. More...

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Government / Neighborhood

Cayce City Council approves Sunshine Week

Roll call Mayor Elise Partin, Mayor Protem Skip Jenkins, Councilman Kenneth Jumper, Councilman Rick Myers, Councilman Steve Isom, City Manager John Sharpe, Assistant City Manager Tammy Barkley, and City Attorney Danny Crowe were all in attendance More...

Neighborhoods fight crime

Melrose Neighborhood Association

The Melrose Neighborhood Association met Monday March 9, 2009, at Melrose Park. Richland County Deputy Kevin Stegall gave an update on the Guns and Roses project that was held at Friendship Baptist Church on Saturday February 14. More...

South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association

The South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association met on March 5, 2009, at Suber- Marshall Memorial UMC. Corporal Ronal Felder spoke about how to establish a crime watch in the neighborhood. More...

Education

Local speech and debate tournament draws talent and crowd

Over 140 students, their families, and members of the community crowded the halls and rooms of St. Andrews Baptist Church for the second Region 8 qualifying debate tournament last Thursday through Saturday. More...

Pine Grove Rosenwald School listed in National Register of Historic Places

The Richland County Recreation Commission's Pine Grove Rosenwald School is now listed in the National Register of Historic Places. The Pine Grove community deeded their historic school building and grounds to the Recreation Commission in 2004. More...

Students to make up snow day April 13

Richland One students will make up the day of school they missed on March 2 by attending classes on Monday, April 13. District schools and administrative offices were closed March 2 because of the forecast for inclement weather. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

-ART University of South Carolina will host an exhibition of Southern folk- art materials and culture at the McKissick Museum through August 1. 777-2876. Palmetto Painters will hold its March meeting March 14, 10 am, at Green Hill Baptist Church. More...

Caroline, or Change at Workshop Theatre

Blending blues, gospel, and traditional Jewish melodies, Caroline, or Change, the hit musical, will be presented by Workshop Theatre March 20- April 4. Performances are 8 pm March 20- 21, 24- 28, 31 and April 1- 4, and 3 pm March 29. More...

Columbia Senior Center's Wind & Unwind lecture March 18

Dr. Connie Schulz will present Virgins and Vamps: Images of Women in 19th Century America" Wednesday, March 18 at the Capital Senior Center. More...

Two Hours From Home

Salley, South Carolina

The Worlld Chitllin Capitall

Driving Distance: 55 minutes from Columbia What's a Chitlin'? It's Salley's way of spelling "chitterling," which is a small hog intestine served fried and boiled. Although chitlins smell raunchy, they taste similar to a pork skin. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Golden Hakone Grass, perennial plant of 2009

Stopping to smell the flowers

Each year the perennial plant association announces a perennial of the year to assist homeowners in finding outstanding and easy to grow specimens for their gardens. More...

Festival of Gardens set for May 14 and 16

As a highlight of Columbia Green's 25th anniversary year, the 2009 Festival of Gardens will showcase beautiful residential landscapes in a historic Columbia neighborhood as well as in one of the city's newest areas. More...

Carolina Classic Home and Garden Show this weekend

The 43rd Annual Carolina Classic Home & Garden Show will be held at the SC State Fairgrounds Friday, March 13 through Sunday, March 15 sponsored by SCE&G, The State newspaper, and RSVP Columbia. More...