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Urban farming

Robbie and Eric McClam raise crops, fish, chickens, and have a bee hive at their urban farm, City Roots, at 1005 Airport Boulevard.

Urban farms are a growing trend, not only in Columbia, but all over the United States. Residents of Rosewood don’t have to go far; they can travel to 1005 Airport Boulevard where City Roots is located.   More...

News

Quirky crimes in the capital city

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Forest Acres City Council celebrates clock completion

The Forest Acres City Council officially celebrated the completion of its clock project with a dedication ceremony then continued the party during its monthly meeting on July 13.   More...

Columbia police offer safety suggestions to Melrose heights residents

After a rash of break– ins in the Melrose Heights Neighborhood, personnel from the Columbia Police Department attended the Melrose Heights Neighborhood Association meeting on Monday, July 12 to make suggestions on security.  More...

Business

Business Briefs

Sonoco expands Hartsville–based Sonoco completed the acquisition of Associated Packaging Technologies for about $120 million the first of July. Sonoco expects the move to contribute $150 million in additional annual sales. More...

Saluda River Club beats all

In his 1994 book, The     New Urbanism: Toward an     Architecture of Community,                     More...

Business alive in the Midlands

SCBT announces new Forest Drive Office

South Carolina Bank and Trust held a groundbreaking Thursday, July 15, 2010, for its new Forest Drive office located at 4132 Forest Drive. More...

Society

Miss Ward and Mr. Lambert exchange vows July 10, 2010

Mr. and Mrs. William Grayson Lambert, both of Columbia, were united in marriage on July 10, 2010, at seven o’clock in the evening at Shandon United Methodist Church in Columbia. Dr. Michael L. Guffee Sr. officiated the ceremony. More...

southeast Piano Festival increases opportunities for young musicians

The Symphony League of the South Carolina Philharmonic has long been active in the development of talented young musicians. More...

Events

Events

-ANIMALS Midlands Association of Pet Sitters will meet July 21, 9:30 a.m. –11 a.m., with speaker Rosemary Branson, DVM of Blythewood Animal Hospital, Columbia Chamber of Commerce, 930 Richland Street. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Stopping to smell the flowers

Perennial vegetables

By Arlene Marturano   marturanoa@yahoo.com       While everyone enjoys the sensory delights of lowmaintenance perennial flowerbeds from spring through fall, the annual vegetable plot requires much more sweat equity. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

FN 154016 MASTER'S SALE   More...

Public Notices

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Arcadia Lakes’ lily pond dispute continues

As each day passes, the lily pond on Trenholm Road slowly turns into a dried up mud puddle while residents of Arcadia Lakes and the surrounding neighborhoods are wondering what is going to happen to the land that was once known as the gateway to the More...

The Great Outdoors

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On Second Thought

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

Who has the power?

My buddy Mike still has an old juke box that plays real records. I bet he’s spent more on it than my son did for an MP3 player and 50,000 downloads from I–Tunes. More...

Forty– something

Kids get older, too

I’ve discovered the worst part of aging is not that the hair that once blossomed on my head has abandoned that area for more unfortunate places. More...

Rookie deputy locked up

It’s early spring and still a bit wintry in the mountain country of Kentucky when Deputy Provence makes a serious mistake.   Fresh out of the police academy, Provence is checking out the jail where he hopes to lock up lots of bad guys. More...

Education

Midlands Technical College receives National Award for Innovation

Midlands Technical College has received a 2010 Innovation of the Year award from the national League for Innovation. More...

Vacation Bible school students raise money for bulletproof vests

Vacation Bible School students at Eastminster Presbyterian Church on Trenholm Road recently raised and collected $1,000 for In–Vest USA, a Richland County–based charity that raises funds t More...

Teacher of Year at Airport high encourages freshmen

Airport High School saluted Ruth Anne Potts, a 2004 Southern Wesleyan University graduate, as Teacher of the Year for 2010–2011. More...

Sports

Post 79 advances to second round

Editor’s note: West Columbia Post 79 took a 2–0 lead in its American Legion first round playoff match–up with Greer with More...

Falcon cheerleaders soar at camp

The A.C. Flora cheer leader s were the most recognized team of all attending the summer cheer camp at Appalachian State University. More...

Travel

In Search of a Slave Trader

Part 4: Antigua: Hemingway drank here

After our tour of Antigua, Linda and I hurried to Hemingway’s for lunch. More...

The Great Outdoors

  Mary Kate Penninger at her first deer hunt at Rainbow Farms in Eastover   Mary Kate Penninger with her father Tripp at her first duck hunt   Four yea  More...

Misc

Tiny tots & sweethearts raise money for Palmetto health Children’s hospital

Established in 1971, the Little Miss & Teen Miss South Carolina Pageant is one of South Carolina’s oldest youth development programs.   More...