April 1, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Art, tacos, and money

David Roberts, a consultant with offices at 2501 Main Street, presented his proposal to sell tacos from a portable pushcart at a location on the sidewalk next to the parking curb in front of 1201 Main Street, the former AT&T Building now called C More...

News

All Saints Episcopal Church of Cayce

Places of worship

Father Georg Reztlaff took a circuitous route to West Columbia; now that he’s there, he never expects to leave. He’s been a student, a teacher, a pastor, a philosopher, and an author. More...

SC Historic Aviation Foundation adds to Honor Flight weekend

City Roots is joining Honor Flight of South Carolina’s upcoming salute to WWII veterans by offering back–to–back short programs on victory gardens More...

Nelson Mullins’ Ed Mullins recognized for leadership in law

S.C. Lawyers Weekly has honored Edward W. Mullins Jr., senior partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP, with its Leadership in Law Award. More...

Government / Neighborhood

City kicks off book iniative

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As China Goes, So Goes the World

Sustainable Carolina is proud to present “As China Goes, So Goes the World” with author Karl Gerth at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, April 7 in the Learning Center for Sustainable Futures. Dr. More...

Council member speaks to CCN

Columbia City Council Member Leona Plaugh spoke on some issues facing the city at the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods meeting on Thursday, March 24.  More...

Education

Northside Middle School collects Pennies for Patients

Northside Middle School recently held a Pennies for Patients fundraiser for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and collected a total of $4,000 during their three week drive. More...

It’s “ten–hut” for Richland Northeast NJROTC

Cdr. Griffin G. Jones, who oversees the Navy JROTC programs in the Carolinas, made his biannual visit to Richland Northeast High School March 9 for the unit’s annual inspection. More...

Third–grader “pitches” for USC Gamecocks

Kendra Bouknight, a third–grade student at Gadsden Elementary School, threw out the game ball at USC’s baseball game against Georgia Saturday, March 19.  More...

Sports

Falcons come back to beat Vikings

On Friday March 25, the A. C. Flora Falcons defeated the Spring Valley Vikings 13– 11 at Bolden Stadium.  “Definitely a gritty performance. They came back from being down early and started setting up a better offense. More...

Dreher perseveres over Diamonds

Many years ago, the guy used to sit behind the scoreboard and hang the numbers when something happened— another hit, another run, somebody boots the ball for an error. More...

Highlanders honored at the State House

The SCISA 3A State Champion Heathwood Hall Highlanders were honored with a concurrent resolution from Senator Joel Lourie at the S.C. State House March 23. More...

Home & Garden

The Grumpy Gardener’s Plant Picks for 2011

Stopping to smell the flowers

Steve Bender, horticulturist and senior editor for Southern  Living magazine spoke at the South Carolina Midland Master Gardener Association spring symposium in March outlining his best new plant choices for southern gardens in 2011. More...

Star Chefs

April Fools’ Day Dinner

The Meatloaf Cake  Make dinner look like dessert. Serving dessert for the main course is only the first trick. Surprise! More...

Columbia Garden Club presents “Garden pARTy April 15

The Columbia Garden Club will present a “Garden pARTy” Friday, April 15, at 701 Whaley from 7–10 p.m. This gala event will benefit the “Garden Restoration Project” of the Historic Columbia Foundation.  More...

A.C. Flora sophomore collects supplies for Humane Society

In February the Humane Society was contacted by Hugh Gailey, a sophomore at AC Flora High School. He was working on a school project that involved community service, and it also needed to be solution–oriented. More...

Entrepreneurs take advantage of St. Patrick’s Day Celebration

Ally Stephens and Mary Margaret Mann set up a lemonade stand on Saluda to catch the walkers going to and from Five Points before and after the St. Patrick’s Celebration. More...

Books, music, and movies for low prices

Stock up on good books, movies, and music at the Friends of the Richland County Public Library’s Spring Book Sale and Inventory Reduction Sale, and support the library!  More...

On Second Thought

Bridge to Columbia’s Future

John Temple Ligon (BA USC, M.Arch Rice U.) presented his plan for a triumphal bridge over the Congaree River to the Torch Club of Columbia March 22. More...

American Red Cross responds to multi unit apartment fire

American Red Cross volunteers were on the scene and responding to an apartment fire at Green Oaks Apartments, 3930 Broad River Road, SC.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia   More...

Commentary

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

Boycott for the sake of southern

One of the few advantageous things about aging is being able to make a stand concerning life as you perceive it without catching grief. More...

Forty– something

Clearasil won’t fix a bad Facebook

God bless the American teenager. Gone are the good old days when a large portion of teenage depression involved acne and another trip to the orthodontist. More...

Business

Head of Chicago Fed speaks at Moore

Charles L. Evans, president and CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and former professor at USC’s Darla Moore School of Business, spoke to a packed Lumpkin Auditorium Monday afternoon, March 28. More...

Briefs

Citadel Broadcasting sold   More...

Folks about town

Charles Gwynne, Steven Moon, and Lauren Thurmond have been named shareholders of Rogers Townsend & Thomas. Additionally, Michael Graham has been re–elected to the firm’s board and executive committee.   More...

Society

Fifth graders raise money for children in Haiti

The fifth grade Sunday School Class at Shandon United Methodist Church raised money for the Haiti Children’s Project Orphanage by hosting a pancake supper on Shrove Tuesday. More...

BBYO donates 75 books to Mill Creek Elementary School

Members of the Paul Schwartz chapter, AZA, the boys division of the B’nai B’rith Youth Organization (BBYO), having read that some children never had a book they could call their own, boug More...

USC McKissick Museum to hold “Art & Soul in Old Shandon” fundraiser

The University of South Carolina’s McKissick Museum will hold its annual garden fundraiser event, “Art & Soul in Old Shandon” Saturday, April 30 from 4:30–8 p.m. More...

Events

Events

-ANIMALS  PETS, Inc., The Carolinas Humane Society will hold its Third Annual Easter B’egg Festival Saturday, April 16, 10 a.m.– 4 p.m. PETS Inc. Adoption Center, 300 Orchard Drive, West Columbia. 739-9333 or www.petsinc.org   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Theatre South Carolina brings “comical” approach to Shakespeare’s The Comedy of Errors

Theatre South Carolina at the University of SC will present one of Shakespeare’s earliest and most delightful plays, The Comedy of Errors, April 15–23 at Drayton Hall Theatre.  More...

Travel

Alaska, the Final Frontier

Part 23: Train to Denali

Fairbanks is the second largest city in Alaska with a population of 32,000. Anchorage has 280,000 residents and Juneau, the state capital, has 31,000. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

LegaL advertisement soLicitation for Bids Reynolds, Inc. More...

Notice to creditors of estates

All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

Notice of Application

________________ notice of aPPLication Notice is hereby given that Auntie’s Quick Stop, LLC intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and OFF premises consumption of Beer, Wine, a More...