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News

The Red Cross needs you

The American Red Cross responded to a single- family house fire in Richland County June 22- 28. Disaster assistance was provided for two individuals at a total cost of $810.96. More...

Music guild wins awards

When the members of the Musicians and Songwriters' Guild of South Carolina put together a collection of children's songs for the Palmetto Health Children's Hospital, they were trying to have some fun with music and help do a little emotional healin More...

Meet the Star's Dream Team

Gail Trebuchon gailt@sc.rr.com 422-9230 Downtown, Five Points, Devine Street, and Forest Drive More...

Education

SAR awards scholarship to A.C. Flora student

Austin Layden of A.C. Flora High School in Columbia was awarded a scholarship by the South Carolina Society Sons of the American Revolution (SCSSAR) at its annual meeting April 18 in Santee. More...

Richland One students selected for Wachovia Business Camp at USC

Two Lower Richland High School seniors, twins Michael and Matthew Brown, are participating in the Wachovia Business Camp at USC the week of June 20- 26. More...

Columbia student receives SCSDB award

Tia Cleckley of Columbia, a graduate of the South Carolina School for the Deaf and the Blind, has been named Outstanding Student for the postsecondary program. More...

Sports

A Taylor- made victory for the Rangers

League 8 Standings (06/30/09): 1. Orangeburg (9-4) 2. West Columbia (8-5) 3. Irmo-Chapin (8-6) 4. Richland (7-6) 5. Columbia NE (7-7) 6. Newberry (5-8) 7. Lexington (2-10)

Monday, June 29, 2009 The last time the Richland Post 6 Pathfinders and Columbia Northeast Post 182 Rangers got together on June 8 at Ridge View High School the teams combined for 21 hits, 17 runs, and six home runs. More...

League Eight 2009 Regular Season Schedule/Results

TUESDAY, MAY 26 ORANGEBURG 7 @ WEST COLUMBIA 6 WEDNESDAY, MAY 27 IRMO-CHAPIN 7 @ RICHLAND 10 LEXINGTON 3 @ WEST COLUMBIA 20 THURSDAY, MAY 28 NEWBERRY 11 @ COLUMBIA NE 4 FRIDAY, More...

Richland scores three in the ninth to beat Irmo- Chapin

Friday, June 26, 2009

Richland Post 6 scored three runs in the bottom of the ninth to defeat Irmo- Chapin Post 193 6- 5 on Friday June 26. Neither team put up much offense through the first two innings. More...

Travel

A Middle East Expedition

Part 16: Saudi Arabia Impression

King Abdullah was born in the desert in 1923. His father, Abdul Aziz ibn Saud, united the tribes on the Arabian peninsula into a nation under his family name in 1927. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Floral fireworks for the summer garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Extend Fourth of July celebrations throughout the summer with an assortment of floral fireworks. Gardeners are growing patriotic plantings using a variety of characteristics including color, flower form, growth habit, and volatile oils. More...

WWII veteran returns to headquarters

"The runways are gone. But the control tower still stands there, and when I looked at it I could hear the planes taking off and landing." That's the reminiscence of Col. More...

Spring Valley Rotarian of the Year

The Rotary Club of Spring Valley selected Dr. George Crow as its 2009 Rotarian of the Year. More...

On Second Thought

City discriminates against shift workers

Letter to the editor

June 17th, City Council unanimously voted to reduce all shift workers' holiday accrual rates, in effect forcing 24- hour shift fire fighters to work 120 additional hours per calendar year for the same base pay. More...

Political Cartoon

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It's not a criticism; It's an observation

News follows demand

One of the more popular websites in the country is called Fark.com. More...

Business

Business Briefs

On the job During 2008, S.C. Attorney General Henry McMaster's Insurance Fraud Division secured 135 convictions for insurance fraud, a 44 percent increase over 2007, when there were 94 convictions. Headhunter Junior Achievement of S.C. More...

Talent attraction for the long term

According to Charlotte- based bizjournals.com, the hottest job market in the country last October was Houston, Texas. Among the country's top 100 hottest job markets, Detroit was No. 100. More...

Was it legal to publish Sanford's emails?

On June 24, last Wednesday afternoon at 2:30, South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford held a State House press conference. As he phrased it, he put his cards on the table and let the "chips fall where they may." They're still falling. More...

Society

Miss Kibler and Mr. Moca exchange vows June 5, 2009

Anna Belle Carroll Kibler and Steven Vanderwerff Moca were married in St. Joseph's Catholic Church June 5, 2009. Father Richard D. Harris performed the double ring ceremony. Music was provided by Mrs. Janet Marks, organist. More...

Miss Brearley and Mr. Buckley wed June 20, 2009

Mary Catherine Brearley and William Stuart Buckley III were married June 20, 2009, in St. Simons Presbyterian Church, St. Simons Island, Georgia. The Rev. Dr. John Cecil Brearley, uncle of the bride, and Rev. More...

Colonial Ball debutantes honored at tea

Four South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Colonial Ball Debutantes were honored with an elegant tea at the Woman's Club of Columbia's Sims- Stackhouse historic mansion Saturday afternoon, June 20, 2009. More...

Events

Summer activities at State Museum

A stunning, 118- pound cluster of amethyst crystals is now on display at the State Museum. The Museum has expanded its summer offerings with giant wooden science toys, daily movies, new acquisitions, and special events. More...

Workshop Theatre presents "High School Musical 2"

Workshop Theatre will present Disney's "High School Musical 2" July 10- 25. Performances are 8 pm, July 10- 11, 14- 18, and 21- 25, and 3 pm, July 19. For information, call 799-6551 or visit www.workshoptheatre.com. More...

Events

-ART Connections Through Light: an intergenerational photography project will open July 9, 4 pm- 7 pm, at City Art. More...