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Main Street United Methodist Church

A fanfare of brass will herald Sunday morning worship at Main Street United Methodist Church September 5 as the congregation honors military veterans from WWII. Their special guest speaker is Major General Douglas L. More...

Long–time surgeon, USC fan celebrates 93rd birthday

Friends, family, and representatives of the University of South Carolina gathered at Mayberry’s on Platt Springs Road in West Columbia on Friday, August 27 to celebrate Dr. Charles Crews’s 93rd birthday. More...

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Business

Port of Charleston expands with the Panama Canal

As the world appears to fall into the second dip in the Great Recession, activity at the Panama Canal and at the Port of Charleston depicts a whole different story. More...

City continues to debate tennis courts

In the late ’70s, the Columbia Tennis Center was built atop Wheeler Hill, 14 hard–surface courts and a pro shop. More...

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Society

Miss Wilkins and Mr. Cooper exchange vows August 28, 2010

Alecia Diane Wilkins and Cori Jerry Cooper were married August 28,2010, in Rosewood Baptist Church. Rev. Kevin Phillips performed the double–ring ceremony.   More...

Historian honored by S.C. Higher Ed Hall of Fame

University of South Carolina historian Dr. Walter Edgar has been selected as the 2010 laureate for the South Carolina Higher Education Hall of Fame.   More...

Paul Redfern toasted 87 years after flight

The Paul Redfern Aviation Society met on August 25 and toasted Redfern’s ill–fated flight from Brunswick, Georgia, to Rio de Janiero, Brazil, in 1927. More...

Events

Events

-ART Village Artists at the Village at Sandhill (I–20 and Clemson Road) will feature new works by four artists at the monthly First Friday, September 3, 6–9 p.m. More...

Sandlapper Singers 2010–2011 season

The Sandlapper Singers announce 2010–11 season   Music For All Times.             7:30 p.m. Friday October 8: Night and Day   More...

Help Riverbanks Take a Load Off

Bulk comPOOst Now Available for Pre-Order

The elephants (and giraffes and zebras) at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden have spent all summer working on a really big load. More...

Home & Garden

Saturday morning Cardoons

Stopping to smell the flowers

Saturday mornings are ideal for visiting the Riverbanks Botanical Garden to peek at a garden waking up. On one particular morning a sentinel towered over all the flowering annuals and perennials in the Annual Display of the Walled Garden. More...

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Lisa’ s Granola   Contributed by Lisa Smarr   More...

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From South Carolina to New York City

Editor’s note: Natasha Whitling is in New York City preparing to intern at the United Nations for her final course in the masters program in USC’s School of Journalism and Mass More...

Century–old minister mentioned on NBC by Willard Scott

The restaurant is nestled into a woodsy cove near the banks of a river where everything is lush and green, and the landscape is picture perfect and in full bloom. More...

On Second Thought

SCE&G must stop the weather monster!

Editor’s note: The following s is a letter to the Public Service Commission from C. Joseph           Roof.           More...

Thanks for high school coverage

Many thanks for all you do for the Columbia community and especially with your outstanding coverage of area high school activities. More...

I found my fire with City Year

What gets you “fired up”? Maybe it’s watching your favorite football team play in a bowl game. Maybe it’s cooking your favorite dish or maybe it’s reciting poetry. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia receives White House Designation as a Preserve America Community

The City of Columbia recently was awarded status as a Preserve America community. More...

Sheriff shares his accomplishments with CCN

In June the Columbia City Council approached Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott about the possibility of managing both the Richland County Sheriff ’s Department and the Columbia Police Department, following the firing of former Police Chief Tan More...

Is AT&T really going door to door?

By Mimi M. Maddock More...

Education

Richland Two announces 2010–2011 Teachers of the Year

A teacher from 26 of the district’s schools was selected to be a 2010–2011 Teacher of the Year. The group of educators will be recognized at an informal reception on September 28 at 5 p.m. at Pontiac Elementary School. More...

Deadline approaching for annual Future City competition

Engineers have long played a vital role towards improving our quality of life by designing ground– breaking technologies and products in the field of healthcare.  More...

Sports

Skyhawks ground Cardinals

Dave Nidiffer threw for 283 yards, two touchdowns, and no interceptions to lead the Hammond Skyhawks to a 42–0 season–opening blanking of the Cardinal Newman Cardinals at Edens Field on Friday, August 27.   More...

Falcons’ offense gets Renewed

The Heathwood Hall Highlanders led the visiting Ben Lippen Falcons 13–7 at halftime Friday, August 27, but the Falcons rattled off 419 rushing yards and 34 unanswered points in the second half to take the SCISA 3A Region I opener 41–13. More...

Vikings new philosophy baffles Lower Richland

Senior offensive lineman Zach Kibler was talking about differences in the team’s blocking philosophy. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Town Theatre kicks off 92nd season with Gypsy—a Musical

Gypsy comes to Town Theatre September 10 – October 2, Wednesday through Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinee at 3 p.m.   More...

Music for a Cause to benefit area charities

The South Carolina Philharmonic is announcing a new program that will create partnerships with seven area charities during the Face the Music 2010/2011 Masterworks Series.   More...

See you at the s-p-e-l-l-i-n-g b-e-e

Workshop Theatre presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee

Come join six quirky middle–schoolers (played by adults) as they work through personal issues and insecurities while battling to be spelling bee   champion in The 25th         Annual Putnam County   &nbs More...

Travel

In Search of a Slave Trader

Part 11: Nassau: An unexpected discovery

We docked two hours earlier than expected. This would give us a little more time to search for Capt. Lightbourn, the slave trader in the town of Nassau on the island of New Providence in the nation of The Bahamas. More...