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The Theology of Harry Potter

Why have people eight to 80 read Harry Potter?Why have 450 million copies of Harry Potter been sold?Why has Harry Potter been translated into 67 languages?Why is the Harry Potter Brand worth $15 billion?Why is J.K. More...

News

Rehoboth Methodist Church celebrates 100 years

Members of Rehoboth United Methodist Church on Two Notch Road have the Dent family to thank for their real estate. More...

South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum to open Religion in the Civil War exhibit

On Friday, October 7, 2011, The South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum will open “Through Fiery Trials: Religion in the Civil War;” the second in a series of exhibits commemorating the war’s sesquicentennial ann More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council discusses three major funding issues

Columbia City Council oversees funding   Columbia City Council’s regularly scheduled meeting was on Tuesday night, September 6, when three major funding issues surfaced. More...

Richland County Council rejects new care facility

At the Richland County Council meeting this week, a plan was approved to deal with current tenants at the Decker Mall property purchased by Richland County in July. More...

Cayce residents express concerns over flooding

At the Cayce City Council meeting Tuesday, September 6, Patricia Shull was once again present to reiterate her ongoing struggle with getting a resolution to her continued unwarranted payment of a sewer availability charge.  More...

Business

Five presidential candidates undergo pre-primary inquiries

Monday afternoon, Labor Day, U.S. Senator Jim DeMint (R-SC) was host at the convention center on Lincoln Street for the American Principles Project Palmetto Freedom Forum.  More...

Briefs

Air freight gains   More...

Folks about town

Grady L. Beard, Elizabeth Van Doren Gray, Rebecca Laffitte, Thornwell F. Sowell, Robert E. Stepp, Monteith P. Todd, and J. More...

Society

CCN passes the gavel

In July, Dr. Mary Baskin Waters took over as president of the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods ( CCN), replacing Bessie Watson. Dr. Waters takes the role after serving two years as the president elect. More...

Columbian attends National Convention of the Ladies Auxiliary VFW

Helen Bell of Columbia, S. C., a member of Gandy- Griffin Auxiliary # 4262, attended the 98th National Convention of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars ( VFW) of the U. S. held August 27-September 1 at the Henry B. More...

Founder of the Columbia Family Shelter dies at Motherhouse in Michigan

Sister Geraldine Megel, OP, founder of The Family Shelter in Columbia, South Carolina, died at the Motherhouse of the Adrian Dominican Sisters in Adrian, Michigan, on August 31, 2011. She was 81 years of age.  More...

Events

City of Columbia fall art classes

The City of Columbia Parks andRecreation Department will hold art classesSeptember 8-December 15. Class limit is 10students per class. More...

Events

9-11  10th Anniversary of 9-11 Service of Remembrance will be held September 11, 6:30 p.m. Saxe Gotha Presbyterian Church sanctuary, 5503 Sunset Blvd., Lexington. 359-7770 or www.saxegotha.org.   More...

Home & Garden

Pears Growing on a Tomato Vine?

Stopping to smell the flowers

Have you ever discovered in mid-summer that vegetable transplants purchased last spring were mislabeled? It happens. Sometimes the mismatch can lead to big problems. More...

Star Chefs

Frresh Tomatto Piie 1 (9 inch) pie shell7 ripe tomatoes, sliced1 yellow onion3/4 cup mayonnaise1/3 cup shreddedmozzarella cheese1/3 cup gratedParmesan cheeseground black pepperto taste2 tsp. fresh basil 2 tsp. More...

Travel

Anniversary in Charleston

Part 1: Folly Beach

Linda and I decided that we should celebrate our 20th wedding anniversary in Charleston. Rather than stay downtown, we chose Folly Beach which is historically interesting. More...

S.C. State Museum commemorates 9/11

A 1,000-pound section of steel beam from the World Trade Center, mangled in the attack of September 11, 2001, can be seen, along with photographs commemorating the date, at the South Carolina State Museum. More...

ETV airs programs recognizing 9/11

This September, ETV will commemorate the September 11 attacks with an engaging series of new and encore programs.  More...

City partners with S.C. Philharmonic to host 9/11 concert

The City of Columbia encourages residents to remember the fallen heroes from 9/11 during a special concert in the park. The event will be held at Finlay Park on Sunday, September 11 from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. More...

On Second Thought

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Men, keep your shirts off

When I read your 40-Something column of September 2 ( Young guys’ bottoms; old guys’ tops), I immediately knew I needed to write a reply. More...

Political stunt discredits president’s jobs announcement

Of all the challenges facing our nation, none are more pressing than getting our economy back on track.  More...

Commentary

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Get a lawyer before trying mobile fat blasting

I’m just saying...

So….I started my new diet this week.  Yep, my husband and I are talking about a little tropical get-away after the first of the year, and I’m going to be ready. No flab, just hard chiseled abs and thighs. More...

The evils of spandex

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

A man in Jones Beach, New York, is fighting his employer over a proficiency test. Roy Lester has been a lifeguard for 40 years and is required to take an annual test to assure his skills haven’t eroded. More...

Education

St. Joseph Catholic School thanks military members to commemorate 9-11 anniversary

As the 10th anniversary of the tragic events on September 11 approaches, students at Saint Joseph Catholic School will have an opportunity to pay tribute to U.S. More...

Richland One school board member recognized by SCSBA

Richland One School Commissioner Aaron Bishop has earned recognition by the South Carolina School Boards Association for achievement in the association’s 2010-2011 Boardmanship Institute. More...

USC students help march the Cadets Drum and Bugle Corps to world championship title

University of South Carolina students Ben and Brad Pouncey were among the members of the elite Cadets Drum and Bugle Corp that was named the world’s best this summer.  More...

Sports

Vikings run over Demons

The Spring Valley football team improved to 3-0 with an impressive 49-28 win against Lugoff-Elgin Friday, September 2 at Harry Parone Stadium as the Vikings rolled up 337 yards on the ground to boost the confidence of a team rebounding from a 3-8 sea More...

Columbia pulls away from Dreher

Dreher head coach Josh Stepp summed it up: “We played a tremendous football game for 36 minutes.”  More...

High School Football

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Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

It’s a super, wonderful, amazing, very good day. More...

Town Theatre opens with...

The musical blockbuster South Pacific opens at Town Theatre September 9. More...

S.C. Philharmonic set to begin 48th season

The South Carolina Philharmonic’s 48th season begins Thursday, September 15 at 7:30 p.m. More...

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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...

Legals

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