April 30, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Jenny Sanford, nominated for Intentional Mom of the Year

“The heart of an intentional mom is not what you have, but what you are during difficult times.” —Catherine Hickem

According to former South Carolina first lady Jenny Sanford, parents only have one chance to raise their children.   More...

News

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia   More...

Moonshiner pardoned by U. S. Grant

Who would want a family history limited to the honors and successes of upright ancestors? Most genealogical research turns up its fair share of horse thieves, conniving crooks, and scalawags. More...

Young people at Shandon United Methodist Church are confirmed

Thirty–four young people were welcomed into the Shandon United Methodist family April 25, 2010. More...

Business

Gulf blowout an omen for S..C..?

On Wednesday, March 31, President Obama gave an energy speech advocating offshore drilling on the Atlantic Seaboard from the southern tip of New Jersey to Florida’s central coast. More...

Briefs

National jobless and inflation numbers   For the week ending April 17, initial claims for jobless benefits fell by 24,000 to 456,000. In March, core consumer prices increased at an annual rate of 1.1 percent, the lowest level since 1966. More...

NAI holds Client Appreciation Party

Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at the Columbia Museum of Art

Ben Arnold, The Arnold Companies, and Bruce Harper, vice president and partner, NAI Avant More...

Society

Cultural council holds Color the Arts

It was almost sensory overload. More...

Frances Matlock Chester

Memorial services for Ms. Fran Chester, 69, of Columbia were held Wednesday at Mill Creek United Methodist Church, 1041 Old Garners Ferry Road, Columbia. McCollom–Myers Mortuary is in charge.   More...

The Afternoon, Eau Claire, and Morning Clubs of Columbia present Scholarship Winners Recital

The Afternoon, Eau Claire, and Morning Music Clubs of Columbia presented their Scholarship Winners Recital April 25, 2010, at Columbia College. Mrs. More...

Events

2010 Palmetto Youth Hurricanes Football and Cheer Season

Ages 5-13

Trenholm Park, 3900 Covenant Road, Columbia, SC 29204 Contact: Willie Cornelius 865-0515 Terrie Gilmore 466-8558 Annual Football Camp, June 21–25 at Benedict College www.leaguelineup.com/pwfootball More...

Excelsior! art show winner

Teddy Nagelvoort, 13, won best of show in the end of year art show at Excelsior! Academy. Excelsior! Academy is a fine arts school created for homeschooled students. More...

Events

-ART The Village Artist Gallery will host Go Figure, N.E. Columbia artists group, Monday evenings, 6:30 pm, Village at Sandhill. 699-8886. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Designing Woman of Pinewood Park

Stopping to smell the flowers

Ina Minter’s front yard stands out from all the rest in the neighborhood with meticulously manicured island and border beds arranged with a changing seasonal carousel of plants chosen for textural and color interest. More...

Star Chefs

Cinc o de Mayo

Easy Guacamole   More...

Sisterhood’s annual Holland bulb sale

The 56th annual Tree of Life Congregation Sisterhood Holland Bulb Sale is underway with top quality #1 selected bulbs that are guaranteed to bloom. The Tree of Life Sisterhood has been selling Holland bulbs since 1954. More...

Luck invades academy

For those who believe ladybugs bring good luck, the children who attend Chesterbrook Academy can look forward to great things. The academy held its 18th Annual Ladybug Release Thursday, April 22 in honor of Earth Day. More...

The book may close on Turning Pages without help

Imagine you’re at a doctor’s office, and while you’re waiting you pick up this paper. And just stare at the picture on the front page. More...

On Second Thought

Your Voice, Your Paper

Rep. Joe Wilson responds to last week’s opinion piece

Thank you for your recent correspondence regarding the “Congressional Reform Act.” I appreciate your taking the time to write.   More...

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Contributed by Dr. P. K. Huggins More...

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Government / Neighborhood

The case against Cromartie

In Matthew Perry   Fede ra l Courthouse Monday       morning, April 26,     resigned Columbia City         Council Member E. W. More...

Richland County Sexual Assault Response Team signs new Cooperative Work Agreement to provide more assistance to sexual assault victims

April was Sexual Assault Awareness Month and on April 23 community organizations that are part of the Richland County Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) announced a new cooperative working agreement to facilitate more comprehensive care to sexual a More...

City debates budget

At its budget workshop Wednesday morning, April 28, Columbia City Council hammered away at the 2010/11 budget, trying to avoid a tax increase and trying to avoid cuts of essential budget items. The city budget must gain final approval by June 30. More...

Education

Spring Valley High School takes first place in Project Lead the Way

Derek Knapp, Justin Lozano, and Tyler Pixley, of Spring Valley High School recently went to the State Competition for Project Lead the Way. They competed in the Introduction to Engineering Design competition.   More...

Killian Elementary School named Palmetto’s Finest

Killian Elementary, LTD, was recently named a Palmetto’s Finest Elementary School. The roar of the faculty and staff members echoed throughout the Koger Center as principal Eric L. Brown accepted the Palmetto’s Finest School award.  More...

Richland One announces 2010 graduation schedules

It’s that time of year, and Richland One seniors and their parents can hardly wait for graduation. More...

Sports

Hall scores early, holds on late

The Heathwood Hall Highlanders scored 12 runs in the first four innings against Cardinal Newman on Friday, April 23, and seemed to be in good shape to pull into a second– place tie in the region with Ben Lippen. More...

Demons down Falcons in extra innings

Going into Friday Night’s match up with Lugoff–Elgin April 23, A.C. Flora coach Andy Hallett was hoping for a large, loud crowd.   “We were praying that we would have a playoff game tonight. More...

Bengals take Seahawk Invitational

The Blythewood Bengal boys’ golf team won the inaugural Seahawk Invitational in Myrtle Beach at the Wild Wing Golf Club April 23–24. More...

Travel

A Wonderful Birthday - Free Access

Part 4: Exploring the Augusta Canal

Linda’s week–long birthday continued with a ride on the Augusta Canal in a replica of the historic Petersburg Canal Boat. More...

A Wonderful Bi rthday

Part 4: Exploring the Augusta Canal

Linda’s week–long birthday continued with a ride on the Augusta Canal in a replica of the historic Petersburg Canal Boat. We booked on the 11:30 am tour and boarded from the Enterprise Mill that houses the Canal Interpretative Center. More...

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