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S.C.’s first and only Gold LEED Certified existing building

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News

Professor continues Follow Your Dreams

Eighteen years ago, Serena L. Staggers, sociology professor at Benedict College started an outreach program for young children during the back–to–school season. More...

Color Your World benefits Capital Senior Center

Senior Care Professionals of the Midlands (SCPM) hosted “Color Your World,” a benefit for the Capital Senior Center on Tuesday, July 27, 2010. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Lyon Street residents plant a garden

In April of 2010, Marvin Heller and fellow residents of the Lyon Street Community began a community garden on 1211 McDuffie Avenue. At first the idea of a community garden wasn’t well received.   “There was resistance at first. More...

City of Columbia announces vacancies

Board of Zoning Appeals Vacancies The City of Columbia is accepting applications for two (2) vacancies on the Board of Zoning Appeals.   More...

Leaks from the Legislature

Wesley Donehue named rising star Senate Republicans have something to celebrate this year, as one of their own was named a “rising star” by Campaigns & Elections’ magazine, Politics. More...

Business

S.C.’s first and only Gold LEED Certified existing building

The LEED rating system provides benchmarks for building owners and operators to measure operations, improvements and maintenance.  More...

Katherine Swartz, ambassador to the creative class

As of this month, two new Chamber positions have been filled by one person. Katherine Swartz has left after four years as the member services director for the S.C. Association of CPAs (SCACPA). More...

Briefs

Rankings   USC has been chosen as one of “The Best 373 Colleges: 2011 Edition,” a list compiled by the More...

Society

Miss Collins and Mr. Brown plan wedding for October, 2010

Dr. and Mrs. Hampton Wade Collins III of Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Marshall Collins, to Mr. Creston William Brown.   More...

Sports

Richland Sertoma Sportsarama turns 50

Part III: Doctors serving peanuts—Sportsarama couldn’t survive without the hard work of Sertoma volunteers

In 1960, Guy Castles Jr. was a successful Columbia pediatrician and the president of the Richland Sertoma Club. More...

Part IV (Conclusion): Sportsarama — Important on and off the field for the community

The action on the field Saturday at Memorial Stadium will focus on the present: players battling for position and coaches looking to identify what they have. More...

Falcon’s legendary George Johnson recognized for 50 years of coaching

In September, Coach George Johnson will begin his 51st year as a track and cross country coach. On August 1, the South Carolina Athletic Coaches Association awarded Johnson with an Outstanding Service Award for his 50 years of coaching.   More...

Home & Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Fig trees are a favorite in southern gardens as a food and for shade. A member of the mulberry family, the deciduous tree can reach a mature height of 30 feet.   More...

Star Chefs

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Pink Flamingo chicks experience unusual upbringing

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is proud to announce the addition of two chicks to the flamingo flock. But don’t expect to see pink babies walking around just yet; it takes them a year to attain the notorious color.   More...

Pup loves those Gamecocks

Shane, a Jack Russell rescue and canine companion of Dolores DiMaria, proudly wears his Gamecock scarf in honor of the USC baseball team’s recent outstanding victory and his hopes for the upcomi More...

On Second Thought

Illegal immigrants cannot serve in the military

It was with great interest that I recently listened to Congressman Jim Clyburn (6th U.S. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County Sheriff   t Heron Drive, 100 block: A woman called police at 3 p.m. Saturday after she said a man was calling her continuously and accusing her of stealing his checks. More...

CRDA uses public money to push command economy

The Charleston Regional Development Alliance is devising a new game plan to guide economic development, but it appears to be basing its strategy on old Sovietstyle state planning.   More...

Commentary

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

Raining cats and dogs

The little vagabond I named Sushi because I thought she would end up a doggie snack still isn’t. And based on recent developments I don’t think there is any danger anymore. This cat has pretty much taken over the house.   More...

Forty– something

Fun then food

I am the first to admit nothing quiets a noisy kid quite like a handful of cheddar cheese Goldfish, but as I watch my kids grow and they participate in more and more activities, I’ve noticed an interesting phenomenon.  More...

Education

RNE cadet top–ranked female at Area 6 Leadership Academy

Jessica Connell, a junior in Richland Northeast High School's highly competitive Horizon program, was the top–ranking female cadet at this summer’s Area 6 Leadership Academy, held at Coastal Carolina University.  More...

Navy commander shares aviation experiences with space camp students

Navy Commander Dana Gordon (center) shares his aviation experiences with students in the Challenger Learning Center’s Space Science Engineering Camp as they pose in front of the center’s A More...

Five Richland County students graduate from S.C. Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics

John Beasley and David Halligan both of Columbia, Stephanie J. Choe of Elgin, June Lee of Irmo, and Lydia Stiffler of Eastover graduated from the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM) this past spr ing. More...

Events

Events

-ART Palmetto Painters, a SC Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, will meet Saturday, August 14, 10 a.m., Green Hill Baptist Church, 1734 Augusta Road, West Columbia. Program will be a candle wrap; painting starts at 10 a.m. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Jeff Donovan’s Post–Retrospective Perspective opens Friday at if ART

Since the overwhelming success of his January retrospective, Columbia artist Jeff Donovan has been on fire. More...

Columbia World Affairs Council welcomes Kurdistan leader

Qubad Talabani is the current Kurdistan Regional Government’s representative to the United States, a position independent to the Embassy of Iraq. He is the second son of Iraqi President Jalal Talabani   More...

Travel

In Search of a Slave Trader

Part 8: St. Thomas: Pirate Haven

Our ship left St. Martin and headed northwest toward the U.S. Virgin Islands. More...

Pets

Project Pet breaks ground for Pawmetto Lifeline

Project Pet announced the construction of its new pet Adoption and Outreach Center and the organization’s new name, Pawmetto Lifeline on August 4. More...

Luna loves leaping

Two years ago, Columbia resident Georgette Sandifer heard a noise from her office window. “It always sounded like a child crying,” she said.   More...

Greyhounds are not our whole life but they do make our life whole

Greyhound Lifesavers Inc. would like to introduce Raptor. He's a handsome boy who is four years old and weighs about 88 pounds. He’s only been in foster care for a week, but he is cat–friendly and has good house manners.  More...