September 17, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

McKissick memoralizes professor

Walking into McKissick Library September 9, one could almost see the raw feelings of the people present for the photography exhibit. Dozens of people were gathered to pay respects to a colleague, a friend, a teacher, and a son. More...

News

Bethel United Methodist Church

When you’re really, really old, your birthday party might last all year long. That’s what happening at Bethel United Methodist Church in Forest Acres, which has 175 candles on its cake this year.   More...

Greater Columbia Chapter of the American Guild of Organist holds its opening convocation at SUMC

On Sunday, September 12, 2010, the Greater Columbia Chapter of the American Guild of Organists held its opening convocation at Shandon United Methodist Church. Organist Dr. More...

Oliver Gospel Mission reaches out to women and children

The Oliver Gospel Mission, where Wayne Fields is the president and CEO, is a homeless shelter for men; however a new goal of the ministry is to open a shelter for homeless women and children, a goal they hope to attain by 2013.   More...

Government / Neighborhood

Residents on Hanson Avenue in Forest Acres report a rash of speeding and shooting

The Forest Acres City Council heard pleas from residents of Hanson Avenue asking for traffic– calming devices along their street in order to stem a rash of speeders and alleged gang–related activity that has occurred in the last few mont More...

Burglaries in Shandon and Heathwood under investigation

Crime continues to be an issue for residents of Columbia, and the community of Shandon is no different. More...

Leaks from the Legislature

Time share owners should pay more taxes The Taxation Realignment Commission is addressing another segment of state tax policy, hearing from concerned citizens in the coming week about a proposed tax on time shares. More...

Education

Springdale Elementary School chooses Eagle for a Day

Each week, a student from each grade level from Springdale Elementary School is selected as Eagle for a Day. More...

Four Richland County students attending Governor’s School

Sarah E. Beasley of Columbia, Paul John Czeresko III of Little Mountain, Tori Laird of Irmo, and Sean C. Sweat of Hopkins have been accepted to the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science and Mathematics (GSSM). More...

Richland One to induct six into Hall of Fame

Three men and three women will be the newest members of the Richland One Hall of Fame, district officials announced. More...

Sports

Offensive shoot–out goes to Cavaliers

The Richland Northeast Cavaliers visited the Lower Richland Diamond Hornets September 10, wracked up 52 points and 277 yards of offense, and were fortunate to come away with a 52–38 victory.   More...

Cavaliers down Vikings

In anticipation of taking over the No. 1 singles spot for the Richland Northeast girls’ tennis team this season, Carrie McIntosh targeted several areas for improvement.   The junior worked on the pace of her ground strokes. More...

Shamrocks’ 27 unanswered points doom Dreher

The Dreher High School football team received a lesson on how quickly all of a team’s good work can be erased. More...

Home & Garden

Déjà View in the Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Rare is the chance for the public to peek at the same private gardens in two consecutive seasons. More...

Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia to meet

The Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia will meet September 27 at the Garden Council Building, 1605 Park Circle, Maxcy Gregg Park.   The board will meet at 9 a.m. More...

Traditional Jewish Dishes

Beef Brisket   Contributed by epicurean.com   More...

Travel

In Search of a Slave Trader

Part 13: Art Gallery Replaces Whiskey Cache

Linda and I had a slight buzz from the drinks at Graycliff and the Caribbean sun didn’t help much, so we went into the nearby St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church to regain our latitude. More...

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Cocks beat Dawgs September 11, 2010 Slideshow

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Forest Acres history bound and ready to read

Local author Warner M. Montgomery, Ph.D. and Arcadia Publishing present   Forest Acres, the newest addition to the popular   Images of America series. More...

From South Carolina to New York City

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

On Second Thought

AT&T IS going door to door

Two weeks ago, I wrote about men who had come to my family’s door saying they were doing a survey for AT&T. Two stopped by, and one left a note on my door. More...

Personal Touch Programs enhances patient care

At 20 years old, the Personal Touch Volunteer Program at Palmetto Health’s Baptist Hospital campus is continuing its strong tradition of helping enhance patient care. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Commentary

Cartoon

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

Playing forever

I was watching The Sandlot last week. It’s a movie I can’t turn away from. A bunch of little boys being little boys, swimming and playing baseball for all they are worth. More...

Forty– something

Go, Mojo! Go!

Can somebody please tell me when the American motto changed from “In God we trust” to “Thank you sir, may I have another?” American ideals and values used to mean freedom, the pursuit of happiness, and one butt–kicking More...

Business

Columbia, on top of IT

Khushru Tata, chairman of the South Carolina Information Technology Directors Association (SCITDA), was seen organizing the main exhibition floor of the Columbia Marriott Sunday afternoon, September 12, about the time the tennis championships at Flu More...

Briefs

Looks like $1.3 trillion   The federal deficit for August grew by $91 billion, and for the year to date the deficit is about $1.26 trillion. More...

Faiths come together to help Habitat and help Forest Acres go green

On September 25 and 26, Forest Acres will be going green in a big way.   More...

Society

Arsenal Hill residents celebrate their history

Interested residents and neighbors of the historic Arsenal Hill community gathered on Laurel Street near Finlay Park early Monday evening to remember and celebrate their history as the Historic Columbia Foundation announced the completion of a Self& More...

DAR celebrates Krazy Kids Day

On Saturday, September 11, 2010, the South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution’s (SCDAR) Junior Club sponsored Krazy Kids Day at the Tamassee DAR School in Salem, South Carolina. More...

Substance, Structure, and Style: Writing the Novel and Short Story

Substance, Structure, and Style: Writing the Novel and Short Story will be held every Saturday 10/02/10 - 11/06/10 from 11 a.m.–2 p.m.   More...

Events

Events

-ART Art in Public Places project for Lexington S.C. (APPLS) is seeking artists to install original art work in Lexington area businesses. 808-5328, contact@southcarolinaartists.com, or www.southcarolinaartists.com More...

Kickin' Cancer Night Owl Ride to Stop Traffic

The Children’s Chance Foundation will hold a 12 hour bicycle ride to promote awareness and raise funds for cancer research Friday and Saturday, September 17 and 18. Set up for the event will begin at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 17. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Theatre South Carolina presents Our Country’s Good at Drayton Hall

The Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of S.C. kicks off its 36th season with the   historical drama Our       Country’s Good, performing October 1–9 at Drayton Hall Theatre.   More...

For little Taco “…everything’s coming up roses”

Not long ago, this adorable young Chihuahua was found near a business in West Columbia. He was covered with ticks and very malnourished. But thanks to SQ Rescue, he’s now with a loving foster family. More...

Irmo Okra Strut

The annual Irmo Okra Strut Festival will be held Friday, September 24, 6–11 p.m. and Saturday, September 25, 10 a.m.–5 p.m.   For information, call 781-6122, email jimtwitty1@ sc.rr.com or visit www.irmookrastrut.com.   More...

The Great Outdoors

Showing Arkansas that S.C. is Number 1!

One of my favorite hunting stories of all time occurred at the beginning of a week–long duck hunt in Eastern Arkansas during the late 1990s. More...

The Braggin' Board

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