October 29, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

From South Carolina to New York City

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

News

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church

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Big garage sale proceeds help buy learning materials

In the season of ghosts and goblins and things that go bump in the night, a local church and a Columbia based literacy agency are joining forces to raise money for the agency’s literacy program as well as to have some fun and get acquainted wi More...

Government / Neighborhood

Trick or treat tips

A Parent or responsible Adult should always accompany young children. Treat or treaters should • Use a flashlight • Only go in well–known neighborhoods • Remain on well–lit streets and always use the sidewalk. More...

Historic Heathwood Neighborhood Association discusses designation

The Historic Heathwood Neighborhood Association held a meeting October 20 to continue discussing the choices available to protect the character of the neighborhood, the area that is bordered by Devine Street, Kilbourne Road, Devereaux Road, and Adge More...

Business

South Carolina’s future in clean energy

On Friday afternoon, October 22, a panel of nuclear reactor construction players convened in Amoco Hall in the Swearingen Engineering Center on the USC campus. More...

Briefs

Early Christmas More...

Get to know your Richland County Delegation

Sen. John E. Courson (R–District 20, Lexington and Richland Counties) is senior vice president of Keenan & Suggs. Sen. Courson was born November 21, 1944, graduated from USC in 1968. He is married to Elizabeth Poinsett Exum,. More...

Society

Columbia hosts regional bridge tournament

Over 1,000 bridge players from across North America gathered at the Radisson Hotel on Bush River Road in Columbia to participate in a regional bridge tournament from Monday, October 18, 2010, to Sunday, October, 24, 2010. More...

Fight like a girl and win like a woman

Breast cancer is probably one of the most feared diseases by women in the world today. It’s not only the health issues, it attacks the woman’s psyche, her self image, and can even change the way she values herself as a woman, said Dr. More...

Correction

Ms.Bellows and Mr. Tower marry at Sims–Stackhouse Mansion

Haley Chandler Bellows and Brian Matthew Tower were married at the Sims–Stackhouse Mansion October 16, 2010, at 2 p.m. Rev. Julie Songer Belman of Shandon United Methodist Church performed the double–ring ceremony. More...

Events

Events

-ART Village Artists Gallery will host a wine and cheese event Friday, November 5, 6–8:30 p.m., 631–8 Promenade Place, Village at Sandhills. Columbia Museum of Art opens Wadsworth Chamber Music Series Thursday, November 4, 7 p.m. More...

WUSC-FM Hosts Zombie Walk to Start Fall Fundraiser

The University of South Carolina’s student–run radio station will be kicking off its Fall 2010 “Hellraiser Week” fundraiser and Halloween weekend with a zombie walk to Five Points. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Painted Pianos play for S.C. Philharmonic

The South Carolina Philharmonic’s (SCP) Painted Pianos have spread across the Midlands, putting the playable, public art in businesses and places of interest to raise money and awareness for the orchestra. More...

Big Love at Theatre South Carolina

Theatre South Carolina at the University of South Carolina will present Big Love, playwright Charles Mee’s outrageous take on a 2500–year–old Greek tragedy, November 12–20 at Longstreet Theatre.   More...

Travel

Alaska, the Final Frontier

Part 1:: Cruiise from Vancouver

The last time I was in Alaska was in September 1962. I had just finished Peace Corps training at the University of Michigan and was on the way to Thailand. What I can remember from that five–hour stopover is somewhat clouded by 48 years. More...

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Seen hangin’ out on Rosewood Drive

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Only days left to vote absentee

The State Election Commission (SEC) wants to remind voters of impending deadlines for voting absentee in the General Election. Voters who qualify may cast an absentee ballot in one of two ways: in person or by mail. More...

On Second Thought

Richland County Sheriff’s Department goes high tech

Sheriff Leon Lott says that as technology enhances and the way people communicate changes, law enforcement must provide greater options for our citizens to be informed. More...

OffenderWatch® Track sex offenders

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department began offering OffenderWatch® to citizens in 2006. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Commentary

Cartoon

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

Why do people run for office?

Last week, I saw a roadside sign advertising a new business: picking up dog poop. Times are tough when someone decides that cleaning up after other people’s dogs is a viable income option. I guess Mike Rowe can add it to his list.   More...

Forty– something

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It is an understatement to say that my mother was happy with the birth of each of my three children. The joy on her face was genuine and incredibly touching each time she held one of her grandkids for the very first time every time. More...

Education

STARBASE Swamp Fox, WE HAVE LIFT–OFF

Fifth grade students from Taylor Elementary School participated in the STARBASE program at McEntire Air National Guard Station October 11–14, where they were actively engaged in hands– on activities that directly correspond to the South C More...

Mayor Benjamin to participate in “The Mayor’s Blue Chip Investors Program”

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is challenging students in Columbia’s city schools to build the best stock portfolios in the Mayor’s Blue Chip Investors Program. More...

RCPL Foundation announces first scholarship winner

Brian Hart has received the Ethel Bolden Minority Scholarship from the Richland County Public Library Foundation, awarded for the first time to honor Ethel Bolden’s many years of service to the Richland County community and its libraries. More...

Sports

Even with heavy hearts Skyhawks continue domination

Predictions regarding October 22’s Hammond vs. Heathwood Hall football game score followed a similar theme: A “lot” of points for the Skyhawks and a “little” for the Highlanders. More...

Eagles crash Dreher’s senior night

Airport ruined senior night for the Dreher Blue Devils coming out of Memorial Stadium with a hard fought 45–28 win. It was far from a perfect game for the Airport Eagles. More...

High School Football

Week 9 Stats

By The NUMBERS   More...

Home & Garden

Getting to the Root of Halloween Treats

Stopping to smell the flowers

As you walk down aisles of Halloween candy at the store making selections for trick or treaters, imagine the aisles planted with rows of the original plant ingredients. More...

Star Chefs

Grilled Chicken Wings with Spicy Chipotle Hot Sauce and Blue Cheese-Yogurt Dipping Sauce   Contributed by foodnetwork.com 46 chicken wings Vegetable oil Salt Freshly ground pepper Chipotle Hot Sauce, recipe follows Blue Cheese–Yogurt Dip, More...

Spring bulbs showcased at Riverbanks bulb sale

This year’s sale online only

If you haven’t started thinking about your spring garden, now is the time to do it. Bulb planting season is just around the corner, and the horticulturists at Riverbanks have picked their favorites to offer at the annual Bulb Sale.   More...