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News

A new bipartisan “Putting Smart Power” begins in SC

The U.S. Global Leade rship Coalition and USC sponsored, “Put ting Sm art Power to Work in SC” at Drayton Hall on the USC–Columbia campus January 29, 2010. More...

Church Women United supports Columbia’s Free Medical Clinic

At the Church Women United Annual Luncheon Meeting Dennis Coker, executive director of Columbia’s Free Medical Clinic, presented information about the Clinic’s accomplishments and needs.   More...

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Business

Mayor Coble offers State of the City address

Editor’s note: Mayor Coble included in his State of the City Address many thank yous and recognitions not published in this summary of his remarks. More...

Briefs

City of Columbia is not alone   More...

Jim Litzinger of Columbia Children’s Theatre

Star Profile

Columbia Children’s Theatre is celebrating its 35th season, at least in dog years, according to the staff. With people, they explain, that’s just five years as of this May. More...

Society

ADK makes quilts for Ronald McDonald House

Chi Chapter of Alpha Delta Kappa made eight fleece quilts and collected books for children at The Ronald McDonald House during their January meeting. The meeting was held at the home of Gayle Belvin. More...

Carolyn Kennedy Trebuchon

Carolyn Kennedy Trebuchon, 76, of 438 Mud Run Road, died at her home Monday, February 1, 2010.   Mrs. Trebuchon was born in Hemp, N.C., the daughter of the late Norman and Lillie Poe Kennedy. More...

CMFA brings British pub to ArtSpace

Get the cozy feel of a British pub without the trans–Atlantic flight at Columbia Music Festival Association’s Pub Night. More...

Events

Columbia City Ballet presents “Cleopatra” at Koger Center

The legendary story of Cleopatra, the Egyptian goddess who seduced two of the most powerful rulers of the ancient world, will come to the stage in February when Columbia City Ballet transforms the Koger Center into a magnificent vision of ancient Eg More...

Events

-ART Palmetto Painters will meet February 13, 10 am, at Green Hill Baptist Church, 1734 Augusta Road. 781-2340. Gallery 80808 will present Blues Chapel and Last Words February 4–16 at 808 Lady St. 254-0923.   More...

Travel

An Interlude in France

Part 11: Benedicte and Nancy

Benedicte DuPont was a Rotary Scholar in 1995–1996. She had been a reporter for France TV and was studying journalism at USC. Linda and I were her host family. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE The tax returns for the Dallas Hirst Lumpkin Scholarship Fund Inc. are available for review at the undersigned's address during normal business hours or when otherwise arranged, within 30 days of the notice of their availability. More...

Introducing

Richland County Mallard Street, 100 block: A man and woman were arrested and charged with possession of marijuana after they were pulled over due to a window tinting violation and a cracked windshield. More...

On Second Thought

Raise cigarette tax for education

State Superintendent of Education Jim Rex proposed a plan that would raise South Carolina’s lowest– in–the–nation cigarette tax to the national average, improve health care, increase access to smoking prevention programs, and More...

Cartoon

Full Story

Voter ID legislation: A fear–based approach instead of a fact–based solution

Editor’s note: The following                 is a statement by Barbara               Zia, President of the League       More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meeting

Storm Water Ordinance • Smoking Ban • First Responders

Chair Paul Livingston, Vice Chair Damon Jeter, Joyce Dickerson, Val Hutchinson, Norman Jackson, Gwendolyn Kennedy, Bill Malinowski, Jim Manning, Greg Pearce, Kit Smith and Kelvin Washington were present at the Richland County County meeting February More...

Columbia Council of Neighborhoods

Tax Increment Financing

According to Wikipedia TIF is a tool to use future gains in taxes to finance current improvements (which theoretically will create the conditions for those future gains). More...

Candidates debate TIF (Tax Increment Financing) at Hyatt Park Neighborhood Association meeting

As Election Day, April 6, moves closer, the Hyatt Park Neighborhood Association invited the mayoral candidates to their February 2 meeting for a debate. A hot topic issue was the TIF (Tax Increment Financing) proposal.  More...

Education

Blythewood Middle School takes first place in Future City Competition

Jessica Fox, seventh grade science teacher, and Nicole Schuldes took a group of four Blythewood Middle School students to Aiken to the Future City Competition, Saturday, January 23.   More...

Hammond sophomore wins second in French Week poster contest

Jiwoo Kim, French I student of Cristy Vogel and sophomore at Hammond School, has won second prize in the National French Week Poster Contest sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French. More...

District to dedicate Freddie E. Grace Jr. Theatre

Richland One will hold a special ceremony at 4 pm Sunday, February 7 to dedicate The Freddie E. Grace Jr. Theatre at W.G. Sanders Middle School, 3455 Pine Belt Road.   More...

Sports

Kingpins! Highlanders are state champs again!

In just the fourth year of the SCISA bowling championships, the Heathwood Hall Highlanders won their second straight title. The tournment took place at the Royal Z Lanes on Two Notch Road Thursday, January 28. More...

Falcons fall to Lower Richland

Lower Richland completed the regular season sweep of A.C. Flora on Friday January 29 with a 71–62 win at A.C. Flora. More...

Diamond Hornets even the score

The Lower Richland Lady Diamond Hornets avenged an earlier loss to A.C. Flora by defeating the Lady Falcons 52–34 at A.C. Flora Friday, January 29. Despite a close game through three quarters, the Diamond Hornets held A.C. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The 2010 Perennial Plant of the Year is Baptisia australis Fal se Indigo

Stopping to smell the flowers

The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has named Baptisia, Baptisia australis, as the 2010 Perennial of the Year. More...

Star Chefs

Chocolat

Chocolate Mousse   Contributed by Pam Clark   Pam Clark 6 oz. semisweet   chocolate pieces 2 whole eggs or   egg substitute 3 Tbsps. strong hot   coffee 2 tsps. More...

Petal Pushers Garden Club holds January meeting

The lovely Spring Valley home of Frances Morris was the setting of the January meeting of the Petal Pushers Garden Club. Co–hostesses were Louise Grooms, Edna Kreese, and Sandy Murray. Delicious and outstanding refreshments were served.   More...