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Do you remember when Antarctica was ice free?

Dr. David L. Barbeau gave a presentation to the Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club September 9 on his five-year scientific exploration of the Antarctic Peninsula and the Southernmost Andes Mountains. More...

SUMC honors fire fighters and police officers

On Sunday, September 11, 2011, Shandon United Methodist Church honored fire fighters and police officers. (L-r) Sgt. D. J. Wesley, Cpl. R.E Allmann, FGO Billy Truesday, Capt. More...

Dogs, grab your owner by the leash

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) is teaming up again with the Heartworm Project to host Poochapalooza and raise funds to train assistance dogs for people with disabilities and provide medical intervention and find permanent homes for sh More...

Government / Neighborhood

Range supervisor for Criminal Justice Academy brings home his 46th medal

The World Police and Fire Games were held in New York City from August 26 through September 05, 2011. More...

Mr. Olympia has earned his name

Olympia is Jim Jaco and Jim Jaco is Olympia. Since 1936 when his family moved to Olympia, Jaco has seen plenty of change to the small mill village. The biggest change occurred when the Olympia, Gramby, Richland, and Capital City mills closed. More...

Shandon residents want safer streets

The Shandon Neighborhood Council continues to look for ways to make the neighborhood safe for itsresidents. More...

Education

Richland One to honor outstanding school volunteers

For the second year in a row, Richland One volunteers collectively have donated time worth millions of dollars. More...

Richland One Schools pay tribute to 9/11 victims

On the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks, Richland One schools, students, and staff paused to remember the victims of that tragedy in a variety of ways.  On Thursday, September 8, H.B. More...

East Point Academy holds ribbon-cutting ceremony

South Carolina’s first public charter school to offer an immersion program for learning Chinese is now open.  More...

Sports

Cavaliers crush Diamonds

Richland Northeast changed its game plan Friday, September 9, and it got the results head coach Jay Frye was looking for. The Cavaliers ran their record to 2-1 with a 30-0 blanking of Lower Richland at Harry Parone Stadium. More...

Wildcats survive shootout with Vikings

The good news for the Spring Valley football team is the 44 points it scored against Lexington Friday, September 9. The bad news? The Vikings’ defense had no answer for the Wildcats’ offense during a 63-44 loss in Lexington.  More...

High School Football

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Home & Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

The Fragrance of Spring in the Fall

Sweet autumn clematis is to fall what wisteria is to spring, a vigorous twining vine wildly spreading spectacular beauty to the treetops and across anything in its path.  More...

Star Chefs

Butternut Squash Casserole  1 butternut squash 1 cup white sugar 1 1/2 cups milk 1 tsp. vanilla extract 1 pinch salt 2 Tbsp. More...

September gardening tips

September is a busy time in the garden. It’s time to test your soil, divide perennials, and plant some fall leafy vegetables. Collect soil samples for testing, so you’ll know how much fertilizer and lime to add this fall. More...

The Great Outdoors

Braggin Board

Email your Braggin’ Board pictures to Stephen Porter at stephendporterpa@hotmail.com! More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER’ SALE 2011-CP-40-1731 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Richland County in the case of Heritage Community Bank, AGAINST Aurelio D. Givens, Norris G.  More...

Home-town woman co-hosts “America Now”

“America Now,” a fast- paced daily newsmagazine show co-hosted by Leeza Gibbons and Bill Rancic from ITV Studios America and Raycom Media, launched September 12 on WIS, said Paul McTear, president and CEO of Raycom Media.  More...

Shelter dogs need your help now

A Midlands animal shelter has to hold 30 dogs that were taken from a dog fighting ring bust that took place Thursday, September 8, 2011. The shelter has to hold these 30 dogs for court. More...

On Second Thought

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Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres tForest Drive, 3000 block: A man was arrested and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol at 2 a.m. Wednesday after he was spotted driving 70 mph down the street and swerving in the roadway. More...

Missing Main Street...again

American smallbusiness owners didn’t have high hopes that President Obama would remove the obstacles preventing them from creating jobs, so they weren’t terribly surprised when he rolled out his lackluster American Jobs Act before a joint More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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I’m just saying...

We must return to the UNITED States of America

I, like many Americans, spent much of last weekend watching the memorials to the victims of September 11, 2001. That was the day the world, as we knew it, changed forever.  More...

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

Fighting the experts

Dr. Keith Ablow has decided watching Dancing with the Stars is a bad idea for America’s sensitive, sexually developing teenagers. More...

Business

Briefs

Delta downsizing Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines announced in July about 2,000 voluntary buyouts. More...

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October 8 auction at North Myrtle Beach and Myrtle Beach offers incredible buying opportunities

Sales of three oceanfront/ ocean view condominium collections at Prince Resort at The Cherry Grove Pier, Coral Beach Resort & Suites and Sea Mist Oceanfront Resort will soon offer a rare ownership opportunity for savvy home buyers in North Myrtle More...

Nuclear reactors under construction in Jenkinsville

Kevin B. Marsh is president of SCANA and also of SCE&G, SCANA’s largest subsidiary and its governmentregulated arm for the sale of natural gas and electric power. More...

Society

A Walker in the past lane

August 2011 was recorded as the deadliest month for U.S. troops in the ten- year- old Afghanistan War wi th casual t ies that included the 30 elite Special Forces unit killed in the single deadliest incident of the war. More...

Miss Hite and Mr. Nash marry September 10, 2011

Hallie Rae Hite and James Edgar Nash Jr. were married in Northeast Presbyterian Church September 10, 2011. Rev. George Crowe performed the 6:00 p.m. ceremony.  More...

Women, take your seat

On Wednesday, September 7, 2011, a coalition of women’s groups gathered at the State House in Columbia to call for South Carolina’s women to “Take Your Seat” and run for elected offices at all levels of government during the 2 More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS  Party Animals Haunted Hotel, hosted by The Animal Mission, will be held October 28, Clarion Town House Hotel, Gervais Street, 7:30 p.m. www.animalmission.org or 422-8713.  AUCTION   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Palmetto Artist Series presents GLAD in concert

One of Christian music’s most enduring vocal bands for the past 30 years, GLAD brings its classical/ jazz leanings and complex vocals to the Midlands.  More...

Anything Goes sets sail at Workshop Theatre

It’s anchors aweigh for mirth, mischief and music as Anything Goes sets sail at Workshop Theatre September 16-October 1.  The comedy of lovers and liars on a 1930s ocean cruise launches the theatre’s 44th season  More...

Columbia Baroque Soloists open fifth season September 23

The Columbia Baroque Soloists will open their fifth season of concerts September 23 at Columbia College in the Spears Fine Arts Center Concert Hall.  The performance will feature the music of Johann Sebastian Bach including Brandenburg Concerto More...

Travel

Anniversary in Charleston

Part 2: Water’s Edge Inn

Linda chose the Water’s Edge Inn on Folly Beach for our 20th anniversary getaway. It is a 4.5 Star Rated Inn and according to Condé Nast Traveler “the best place to stay in One of the Top 12 Beach Towns in the USA.” More...

Where in the world is the Columbia Star?

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