May 7, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

Current threats to the U.S. are natural disasters, terroism, and immigration

–Ambassador Cresencio Arcos

Members of the Columbia World Affairs Council met on Thursday afternoon, April 29, 2010, to hear from one of the United States’ elder statesmen, Ambassador Cresencio Arcos. More...

Award–winning Jean’s Journal

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  Alacia Hinson was blinded in an accident eight years ago and was unable to work. After being forced to sell her home, Alacia got involved with Habitat for Humanity. More...

News

Student uses “the pen” for academic integrity

Recently, there was a student–led protest on the campus of Benedict College. More...

Quirky Crimes in The Capital City

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New system for giving blood saves donors time

On May 2, Joe Lawrence gave blood to the American Red Cross at Shandon United Methodist Church. Standing behind him is a Red Cross nurse, Tomeka Zeigler. More...

Business

Business aficionado heads Innovista

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Prior to joining USC, Don Herriott spent 28 years in the pharmaceutical industry. More...

Briefs

Boeing comes to USC   Marco Cavazzoni, vice president and general manager of Boeing’s 787 Final Assembly and Delivery, will provide a preview of the 787 Dreamliner and discuss the company’s new assembly line in North Charleston. More...

Columbia chosen for National budget discussion

David Broder, writer for   the Washington Post, reported               More...

Society

Girl Scouts of SC –Mountains to Midlands celebrate Women of Distinction

The Girl Scouts of South Carolina—Mountains to Midlands honored four local women at its 17th Annual Women of Distinction Awards Dinner on Thursday evening, April 29. More...

Rep. Joan Brady wants women to get involved

Joan Brady is serving her third term as a representative from District #78 of Richland County in the South Carolina Legislature.   More...

Women Philanthropists host benefit for domestic abuse victims

On Tuesday, May 11, The Women After Five will sponsor the 17th Annual Women After Five Benefit and Silent Auction on behalf of Sistercare at the Columbia Conference Center, 169 Laurelhurst Avenue from 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.   More...

Events

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...

Travel

A Wonderful Birthday

Conclusion: Rockton–Rion Dinner Train

Linda’s week–long birthday concluded with a dinner on the historic Rockton–Rion train. The dinner was the finale to Dr. Rodger Stroup’s course on Railroads of South Carolina held at the S.C. More...

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A must for garden lovers

Give yourself a full day of gardening without the sweat, toil, or thorns. Visitors to the 2010 Festival of Gardens can relax, appreciate, and enjoy the labor of others in a dozen dazzling Spring Valley gardens. More...

Have Lunch and Listen

Classical guitarist Marina Alexandra will perform at Lunch & Listen, a music series at the Richland County Public Library, from 12:30–1:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 20, at the Main Library, 1431 Assembly St.   More...

On Second Thought

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Adding to the family

You’d think a household with three dogs, two different schools of fish, assorted reptiles living in the front yard, and two grumpy old people would be a full household. But you’d be wrong.   More...

Forty– something

Happy Mother’s Day

Despite the fact my mother tried to kill me several times, she is an amazing mom.   More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council kills high stakes bingo

Concerned citizens packed the chambers at the Richland County Council meeting May 4 to hear what the council had in mind for a proposed high stakes bingo parlor on Decker Blvd. More...

Ribbon cutting ceremony commemorates grand opening of nature trail at Earlewood Park

City leaders and the Earlewood Community will celebrate the opening of the NOMA (North Main) Nature Trail at Earlewood Park (1111 Parkside Drive) at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, May 8, 2010. More...

West Columbia addresses public transportation

The regularly scheduled meeting of the West Columbia City Council was held on Tuesday, May 4, 2010, at 6 p.m. Council members present were Mayor Bobby Horton, L. Dale Harley, Eric L. Fowler, Jack L. Harmon, Marsha Moore Boyd J. Jones and Tommy G. More...

Education

PCA Theatre students set precedent at theatre festival

For the first time in its history, the Palmetto Dramatics Association awarded its three top playwriting awards to one school — Richland Northeast High School. More...

Student from Haiti receives Outstanding Student of the Year

On Tuesday, January 12, 2010, Nicole Goin, a student at Midlands Technical College, received the phone call from her brother in Haiti that her family home in Port– au–Prince collapsed that day from the 7.0 magnitude earthquake. More...

RCPL Project recognizes young talent

The work of 118 Midlands students has been selected for publication in   Kids in Print, the Richland County Public Library’s annual collection of stories, poems and art.   More...

Sports

Skyhawks get by Swampcats, set sights on Eagles

Hammond and Laurence Manning traded wins on April 30, forcing a third and deciding game in the SCISA baseball playoffs. More...

Bearcats beat Darlington and Dreher to advance to District VI final

Dreher beats Darlington in elimination game and faces B–C in District VI final, will have to beat B–C twice to advance

As Brookland–Cayce outfielder Tanner Petrey stepped to the plate, there were already two outs and his teammate Zac McLaurin was standing on first. It looked like it was the start of an epic game between two good pitchers. More...

Airport advances to District V final

Derek Cushman (top left) scores on Dylan Parker’s sacrifice fly to left field, which gave Airport a 3–0 lead in the first inning against Camden Tuesday, May 4. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Rose of the week

William Lloyd tends his beautiful tree rose every morning about 7:30. More...

A scented and sensible Mother’s Day message

Stopping to smell the flowers

Gifts that touch the senses linger in memory, and nothing is more memorable than a scent. Floral and garden centers depend on it; they market to the senses. More...

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