November 12, 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

Ebenezer Evangelical Lutheran Church

Ebenezer Evangelical Lutheran Church, organized in 1830, was the first Lutheran Church in Columbia. For 180 years it has maintained its place in Columbia even through devastation and the depression of 1929 and 1932.   More...

Quilt presented to Rosa Weeden in appreciation

On Sunday, October 31, 2010, the Zion Mill Creek Baptist Church Family and Sandra Williams presented Mrs. Rosa Weeden, 95, with the quilt made in her honor. The quilt was the creation of Sandra J. More...

Museum exhibit only on website

The South Carolina State Museum’s newest exhibit is unique from a visual standpoint in two ways. First, it can’t be seen in the museum. Second, it can’t be seen (clearly) in two dimensions. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Historic Heathwood Neighborhood Association holds last meeting on steps to protect character neighborhood

On Thursday November 4, the Historic Heathwood Neighborhood Association held one of its last meetings to discuss the next step the community will take to protect the character of the neighborhood. More...

Leaks from the Legislature

Delegates sworn in County delegations to the General Assembly across the state, a group of legislators who will be facing one of the toughest budget years in recent memory, were sworn on November 9, The House members will also be a part of an unprec More...

City receives 2010 MetLife Foundation Award for Neighborhood Revitalization

The Local Initiatives Support Corporation (LISC) announced the 2010 MetLife Foundation Community- Police Partnership Award, where the Columbia Police Department (CPD), TN Development Corporation, and the Columbia Housing Development Corporation (CHD More...

Education

A decade on the stage for Palmetto Center for the Arts

Richland Northeast High School’s Palmetto Center for the Arts Theatre Department will celebrate its tenth anniversary with a reprise of memorable performances November 19 and 20 at 7:30 p.m. and November 21 at 3 p.m. More...

Richland One teacher elected to serve on national professional organization

Carmen Tisdale, a first grade teacher at Carver– Lyon Elementary School, was elected to be the elementary representative at–large to the Executive Committee of the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), one of the two major nati More...

Pineview Elementary School celebrates “Grand Heroes”

Pineview Elementary School students celebrated their “Grand” Heroes recently with creative writing, drawings, thank you notes, and shared photos throughout the school. More...

Sports

Skyhawks cruise in playoff opener

The Skyhawks had them at “hello.”   Junior Joey DeAngelis returned Pinewood Prep’s opening kickoff 90 yards for the score, and, within seconds, Hammond had all it needed to advance to the semifinals of the SCISA 3A football p More...

Falcons fly to 2nd round

Edward Kirkland rushed for 156 yards and two touchdowns on nine carries to lead the A.C. Flora Falcons over Wilson 52–30 in the opening round of the Class 3A playoffs in Florence, Friday, November 5.   More...

High School Football

Final Regular Season Stats

By The NUMBERS The Records Overall Region Points For Points Against A.C. More...

Arts & Entertainment

USC Dance presents “Classics to Contemporary”

The USC Dance Company will present “Classics to Contemporary” at the Koger Center for the Arts, November 18–19. Show times are 7:30 p.m. nightly. More...

Southern Exposure new music series continues

The University of South Carolina School of Music continues its Southern Exposure New Music Series with a concert by cellist Matt Haimovitz and pianist Geoffrey Burleson. More...

USC Lab Theatre presents Bent

Associate Professor Robert Richmond directs   More...

Travel

Alaska, the Final Frontier

Part 2: Juneau, the capital

My main goal in Juneau was to check out Sarah Palin’s claim that Russia could be seen from her front porch, which I assumed was Alaska’s Governor’s Mansion. More...

Pets

Retired racer seeks home

Grammy is a handsome two–year–old brindle male. He is still adjusting to being a “retired” racer. He finds some things to be a little daunting, like narrow doorways and walking between parked cars. More...

The Canine Conundrum

It never ceases to amaze me the things one can learn from daily association with other species. More...

Animal Shelter hours of operation during the holidays

The City’s animal shelter (127 Humane Lane) will be open to the public from 10:00 a.m.–4:00 p.m. on December 23–24 to allow for adoptions and lost and found pets. The shelter will be closed on Saturday, January 1, 2011. More...

There is a better way

… share your food with the hungry       … provide the poor wanderer with         shelter … then your light will break           forth. More...

What is this, and where are they?

This post on the corner of Devine Street and Amherst Avenue in Shandon was recently noticed when a utility crew knocked it askew. It is made of concrete, has 1936 on one side and a metal plate on the other. More...

On Second Thought

Letter to Shandon neighbors and those who enjoy Sims Park

I write this letter to make you aware of a permanent utility easement the City of Columbia is about to grant to BellSouth (AT&T) in the South West corner of Sims Park. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Correction

In the article “Women effect change,” November 5, 2010 issue, the fathers of Wil Lou Gray and Julia Peterkin attended Wofford, not their husbands. Gray never married. More...

Commentary

Cartoon

Full Story

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

Fighting back

The folks who control marketing have finally gone too far. Actually, they went too far a long while back, but this last step is absolutely unacceptable. Southern Comfort flavored with lime. Give me a break.   More...

Forty– something

Lame is in the eye of the beholder

Fresh off their worst public relations disaster ever, the folks at Toyota are now trying to get us to buy their Highlander SUVs with the help of this catchy phrase: “Just because you’re a parent, doesn’t mean you have to be lame.&r More...

Business

Irish Consul General comes to town

universities as   More...

Briefs

No, says Jenny Sanford   More...

Folks about town

The South Carol ina Depar tment of Heal th and Environmental Control (SCDHEC), Office of Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling, has received the Notable Achievement Award for a state program by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. More...

Society

Family and friends honor Lib Crosswell

A drop in was held November 7 at Shandon United Methodist Church for Lib Crosswell to celebrate her 100th birthday which was November 9. Pictured above are Lib Crosswell with members of her family. More...

NSDAR pays tribute to Mary Patterson Caldwell

The University of South Carolina Chapter, National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) presented the portrait of Professor Emeritus Mary Patterson Caldwell to Dean Charles Bierbauer of the USC School of Journalism and Mass Communic More...

Miss Johnston and Mr. Knight plan March wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Philip Allen Johnston of Columbia announce the engagement of their daughter Nancy Landrum Johnston to Roland McKittrick Knight III of Greenville, South Carolina. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roland McKittrick Knight Jr. of Greenville. More...

Events

RCPL to host Lunch Money CD release party

Discover the sounds of Lunch Money as RCPL hosts its CD release party 10:30 a.m., Saturday, November 20 in the Children’s Room at the Main Library, 1431 Assembly Street. The program is free and open to all ages.   More...

Events

-ART Columbia College’s Goodall Gallery, Spears Center for the Arts, 1301 Columbia College Drive, will feature works of Terry Hunter through November 30. Reception Thursday, November 11, 5:30 –7:30 p.m. 786-3899. More...

Philharmonic readies for world premiere

The world premiere of the South Carolina Philharmonic’s first commissioned work since 2001 gets a high–profile debut Saturday, November 13 at 7:30 p.m. when piano duo Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers take to the Koger Center stage. More...

Home & Garden

Autumn’s Golden Girl

Stopping to smell the flowers

Inconspicuous for most of the growing season, the late–blooming swamp sunflower, Helianthus augustifolius, stands 6–10’ tall and makes its dramatic entrance as an autumnal golden girl from September through November. More...

Star Chefs

From Plant to Plate: Cooking wi th Ci ty Roots

Personal chef, culinary educator, and food writer Linda Weiss of Charleston visited Columbia to demonstrate the preparation of fresh garden produce from City Roots. Several of Weiss’s recipes follow. More...

Garden Club Council of greater Columbia to meet

The Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia will meet November 22 at the Garden Council Building, 1605 Park Circle, Maxcy Gregg Park. More...

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