November 19, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Paradise Lost, Paradise Regained

Dr. Edmund Rhett Taylor spoke to the Columbia Torch Club October 26 on a topic close to his heart, the Taylor Family property known as Granby Plantation. More...

Book signing: Selected Letters of Anna Heyward Taylor

The Columbia Museum of Art will host a special book signing of The Selected Letters of Anna Heyward Taylor: South Carolina Artist and World Traveler Friday, December 10 at noon. More...

St. Peter’s Catholic Church

St. Peter’s Catholic Church was organized in 1821 when a group of Irish laborers were imported to build the Columbia canal. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia Council of Neighborhoods to host fall training

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods invites the community to attend the fall training session entitled, “Strategies for Getting Your Neighborhood A Grant,” Saturday, November 20, 2010, from 9:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. More...

Leaks from the Legislature

New legislators get crash course The 2011 session began to get its start this year, as members of the House made the trip to Columbia for a reorganizational session. More...

Crime drops in Olympia

During the last two meetings of the We Are Olympia Association, crime has been the hot topic. Some of the crime was credited to the State Fair being in town and the University of South Carolina home football games. More...

Education

RNe coaches go to the mat to help cure kids’ cancer

Richland Northeast High School not only won their rivalry game against Spring Valley but also pulled in a victory against childhood cancer.   More...

Richland One student to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

Imagine the excitement of being in New York City marching in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade with millions of viewers watching you live on TV.  More...

Center for Children’s Books and Literacy project to enter pepsi Refresh Competition

The University of South Carolina’s Center for Children’s Books and Literacy has entered Cocky’s Reading Express in this month’s Pepsi Refresh Project, a monthly competition run by the soda–pop manufacturer that rewards More...

Sports

Skyhawks tame Lions to earn trip to 5th straight title game

Hammond’s hard– fought semi–final victory against Augusta Christian on November 12 has now cleared the pathway in its march to an unprecedented fifth state championship for the Skyhawks’ football team. More...

Yellow Jackets hold off Vikings

The Irmo Yellow Jackets advanced to the second round of the 4A Division I playoffs to face Gaffney with a 39–26 win over the Spartanburg Vikings Friday, November 13. More...

Bobcats outlast Falcons

Despite a Herculean effort from A.C. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Carolina Ballet presents Nutcracker, Thanksgiving week

Carolina Ballet will present The Nutcracker, Thanksgiving week only, at The Township Auditorium. More...

Home & Garden

The Farmer in the ‘Hood

Stopping to smell the flowers

The farmer of today is a contrast to the traditional farmer of yesteryear. Then farms were rural entities focusing on the production of single crops like corn, cotton, soybeans, or wheat or pigs, poultry, or beef cattle.   More...

Star Chefs

Holiday cooking tips and recipes from our readers

Put safety first when deep frying turkey Contributed by Allstate Insurance Eating turkey on Thanksgiving is a tradition that is as American as apple pie. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

MASTER’S SALE 2010-CP-40-4238

MASTER’S SALE More...

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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Columbia garden Club lights up downtown

The State Christmas tree arrived Monday, November 15 at the State House in Columbia. More...

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...

On Second Thought

Your voice, your paper

Thanks for your sports coverage

I want to take time to tell you what a great job you and your sports staff do reporting the games. You guys are the most thorough and unbiased reporters in the area. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Commentary

Cartoon

Full Story

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

Losing Jimmy

Several days ago, I heard from an old high school buddy. Jimmy was funny and slightly naïve, almost to a childlike level, and brightened the surrounding atmosphere wherever he appeared. More...

Forty– something

Discriminating dogs

My dogs’ food has a new tastier formula with wholesome ingredients. I know this because it says it right there on the bag. More...

Business

Growing Up Nascar

On November 18, from 6:00 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. More...

Briefs

An expensive idea from Atlanta   More...

John Jordan of Cherokee, general contractor

In the civil engineering and construction business since college graduation in 1964, John Jordan knows his way around the building trades. More...

Society

Happy Hookers: clean hands and NO crying

Some who come to the class have been crocheting and/or knitting for years. Others tried “once upon a time” but never learned to read directions. More...

When is a dismal failure a glowing success?

Dr. Stewart B. Nelson analyzed this question with a dramatic presentation at the meeting of the Greater Piedmont Explorers Club November 12.   When the submarine   More...

grandfather and granddaughter share the same birthday

Ashley Stone (age 12) and her grandfather George Stone Sr. (age 82) celebrated their birthdays on November 16, 2010, (1997 for Ashley, 1927 for George). Ashley is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. More...

Events

Operation Christmas Child collection week

Christmas is arriving early in Columbia, as North Trenholm Baptist Church prepares to serve as a collection point for Operation Christmas Child. 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...

Lights Before Christmas shine at Riverbanks

On Friday, November 19, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden will open its gates for the 23rd annual Lights Before Christmas.   The Lights will dazzle 6–9 p.m. More...

Travel

Alaska, the Final Frontier

Part 4: Skagway, the founding

Linda and I got off the cruise ship at Skagway after three nights so we could experience the Klondike Gold Rush from ground level. It proved to be a good decision. More...

The Great Outdoors

Hunting South Dakota

Just this past week, I had the opportunity to hunt South Dakota for the first time. The trip could not have gone better, as South Dakota is an amazing place for wildlife. More...