November 27, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

Couple, one of two musician– couple Steinway Artists in U. S.

Joseph Rackers and his wife Marina Lomazov, both associate professors of piano at USC, have joined the Steinway Roster with the greats of the black and white keys. More...

News

A Devine Evening doubles this year

The Devine Street Merchants Association will kick off the season with A Devine Evening on Friday December 4 from 5–9 pm. This annual holiday open house includes tons of entertainment for the whole family.  More...

Shandon United Methodist Church dedicates capsule

Shandon United Methodist Church is celebrating 100 years of ministry. As part of the year’s celebration, Bob Spear led the congregation in the dedication of the time capsule that will be opened in the year 2059.  More...

Harvest Hope Food Bank needs help

At the Harvest Hope Food Bank Emergency Food Pantry, lines of desperate, cold and hungry people are reaching from the front of the building to the edges of Shop Road. More...

Education

Woodworking teacher gets Freedom Pens on lathe at Richland Northeast

David Pietras is no Luddite – except when it comes to putting pen to paper. More...

Career fair at Dent Middle School

Dent Middle School held its annual Career Fair Friday, November 20. More...

Richland One announces vacancy on county board

Richland County School District One has an appointee vacancy on the Richland County Board of Assessment Appeals. More...

Sports

These Skyhawks are four–ever!

Hammond wins fourth straight SCISA 3A championship.

The Hammond Skyhawks scored on the first play from scrimmage and never looked back. More...

Hammond’s script picture perfect

As Hammond quarterback David Nidiffer set up in the shotgun for the first play of the SCISA 3A state final, receiver Aaron Walters lined up wide right at the 32 yard line, surveyed Heathwood Hall’s defense and smiled. More...

Highlanders one comeback short

In the end, Heathwood Hall dug itself one too many postseason holes— even if their last one came on an artificial turf field. More...

Travel

An Interlude in France

Part 1 : Introduct ion

I have been to France many times. None were very enjoyable visits.   More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Gardening at Heathwood Hall

Stopping smell flowers

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School has a long tradition of environmental stewardship and sustainable use of resources. The campus was built to harmonize with the natural world. More...

Star Chefs

Turkey a la King   1 can cream of chicken soup 1/3 cup milk ½ cup mayonnaise 1 package frozen green peas 1 small jar chopped pimento drained 1–2 cups chopped turkey Pepper to taste Combine all ingredients and stir thoroughly. More...

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Some of the state’s biggest college football stars were in town this week raising money for a good cause. More...

Clemson and Ridge View graduate gives back

St. Louis Rams Rookie Defensive Tackle and Columbia native, Darell Scott, is proving that he hasn’t forgotten where he’s come from by giving back in his hometown during Thanksgiving. More...

We salute the Military

Broadcast by Dave Aiken at the USC v Florida game, November 14: “ Ladies and Gentlemen, it is with deep gratitude and respect that the University of South Carolina along with Fort Jackson, Shaw Air Force Base, The S.C. More...

On Second Thought

Frustration with drop in scores

Public officials and education policy experts are expressing dismay at the results of this year’s Exit Exam, a test administered to public high school students across South Carolina. More...

Thanks to those who have improved the quality of life

Margaret Mead once said “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has.”   More...

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Government / Neighborhood

Rosewood community learns specifics about encroachment

The Rosewood Community Council met Thursday November 19. Johnathan Chambers and Jerry Thompson, both from the city staff, offered some clarity to an ongoing issue of encroachment in the Rosewood Community. More...

Business

Everybody’s an ethics expert

Sanford A S.C. House of Representatives subcommittee met on Tuesday afternoon, November 24, to discuss the impeachment resolution introduced by Rep. More...

Briefs

Wind   More...

David Lockwood of Colliers Keenan

Star Profile

In commercial real es tate, sor t of l ike in academic circles, initials after the title on a busines s card can mean a lot, especially if the initials are understood by the reader. More...

Society

The Columbia Ball begins the 2009 debutante season

The first of the season’s debutante balls, The Columbia Ball, was held Thanksgiving Eve, November 25, at the Columbia Marriott. More...

Third Annual Season of Suppers to benefit local pets in need

After noticing that countless senior recipients of Meals On Wheels were often sharing their food with their pets, the Meals On Wheels Association of America knew something had to be done. More...

Breaking news from the North Pole

NORTH POLE – As Santa prepares to send a record number of “magic” elves to entertain Columbia area children with Christmas mischief, he has carefully chosen his favorite specialty store Creative Kids where some of his faithful elve More...

Events

SCP adds after–party to Jingle All the Way

Guests attending the South Carolina Philharmonic’s   Jingle All the Way       concer t featur ing Béla Fleck and The Flecktones don’t have to let the evening fade with the music. More...

Christmas in Cayce

2009 Schedule of Events

Thursday, December 3, 6 pm – 32nd Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony More...

Town Theatre Youth presents Babes in Toyland

Babes in Toyland will be performed at Town Theatre, directed by Jamie Carr Harrington, Friday, December 4 at 7 pm; Saturday, December 5 at 2 pm and 7 pm; and Sunday, December 6 at 2 pm.   More...

Two Hours From Home

Goodwill Plantation, A Living History

Part 5: The Civil War

When the Civil War began there were 114 slaves at Goodwill Plantation. But that soon changed after the June 2, 1863, raid on Heyward’s Combahee River plantations by Union forces. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE   STATE OF   SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF KERSHAW   IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS   CASE# 2009-CP-28-078   More...

Richland County Treasury Delinquent Tax Sale

Richland County Treasury DELINQUENT TAX SALE   STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA   COUNTY OF RICHLAND   More...