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Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary

Part 2

This is the second in a three-part series tracing the history of Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary. In Part 1 last week the earliest days were reported: 1830-1862. Next week: The Seminary's 100 years in Columbia.  More...

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We will NOT TOLERATE dog fighting in our community

I’m just saying...

This week the Richland County Sheriff’s Department busted up another dog-fighting ring, and three people were arrested and the investigation continues with more arrests expected. Good work and God bless Sheriff Leon Lott and his deputies. More...

Dead chickens aren’t funny

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

KFC employees in Huntsville, Alabama, recently discovered chicken carcasses in the drivethrough upon arriving to work one morning. A group called Militant Vegans Against Factory Farming claimed responsibility. More...

Business

Private enterprise:

The dog that wags the government’s tail

Financier Darla Moore visited Harvard University seven years ago to see Dr. Michael Porter, then probably best known for his book, The Competitive Advantage of Nations. More...

Briefs

Unemployment rates   More...

Folks about town

Mark Brophy has joined Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC as director of information technology.  I. Jenkins Mikell III, CLU has been named a member of the 2011 Chairman’s Council of New York Life Insurance Company.   More...

Society

Music director retires after 31 years of service

God of Majesty  Composed by Gordon (Dick) Goodwin Text by Franklin Fant   More...

Miss Stump and Dr. Zeigler plan March, 2012 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lee Stump III of Fort Valley, Georgia, are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Susanna Shirah, to Dr. Sanford Manning Zeigler, son of Mr. and Mrs. Belton Townsend Zeigler of Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Second Calvary Baptist Church prepares for three events October 9

Second Calvary Baptist Church, located at 1110 Mason Rd., Columbia, SC, is preparing to celebrate three events Sunday, October 9, 2011. More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS  Party Animals Haunted Hotel, hosted by 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...

Home & Garden

Plant Woody Ornamentals in the Garden Now

Stopping to smell the flowers

Flo Chaffin, horticulturist specializing in woody ornamentals, recently led gardening enthusiasts on a look at some of the best ornamentals to plant in fall.  More...

Star Chefs

Pumpkin Fritters 1 cup pumpkin puree1 egg, lightly beaten1 cup all-purpose flour1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. curry powder1 tsp. salt4 cups vegetable oilfor frying In a medium bowl, combine pumpkin, egg, flour, baking powder, curry powder, and salt. More...

Travel

Anniversary in Charleston

Part 4: Poogan’s Porch

Linda and I drove into Charleston from Folly Beach and passed “ The Boat” near Folly River. Rumor has it that The Boat was washed ashore by Hurricane Hugo in 1989. More...

On Second Thought

The newspaper myth

National newspaper week, October 2-8, is a time to celebrate the unique role newspapers play in our society and dispel the myth that they are going away.  It may be difficult for some to see through the fog of recession and digital disruption, b More...

I want three things

Let’s clarify my position as to what and where I stand. I am from South Carolina and I am proud of my state and heritage. I am neither Republican nor Democrat but I lean toward the Republican views. More...

Correction:

September 23, 2011, “Pranksters rehash the The Great Clemson Caper of 1961”   More...

Government / Neighborhood

Rosewood Community Council president moves neighborhood forward

In May, former Rosewood Community Council (RCC) president Rebecca Munnerlyn stepped down and vice president Jenna Stephens stepped into the position of president. More...

Mayor Benjamin talks jobs in Washington, D.C.

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin talked jobs as he joined his fellow United States Conference of Mayors (USCM) Advisory Board and Executive Committee members in Washington for the USCM’s 2011 Fall Leadership Meeting.  More...

Preservation workshop, a big success

The City of Columbia’s Preservation Office had a great turnout for their lecture based preservation workshop September 17 at the Eau Claire Print Building. More...

Education

Five Ben Lippen students semifinalists in scholarship competition

Five students at Ben Lippen School have been selected as National Merit semifinalists. More...

Brockman teachers win Adventure Race

Brockman Elementary School teachers (l-r) Lisa Curtis, Monica Geiger, and Laura Boozer placed first in the women’s division of the Saluda Shoals Splash and Dash Adventure Race on Saturday, Augu More...

Guidance counselor’s article wins national award

A manuscript written by Dr. More...

Sports

Skyhawks fly high again

The Hammond Lady Skyhawks defended their State title Saturday, September 24 by winning the 2011 SCISA 3A State Swimming Championships at the Augusta Aquatics Center in Augusta, Ga. Hammond topped second place Ben Lippen by 21 points.  More...

1975: Gamecocks run over Tigers

Blood, Sweat, and Cheers...

It was South Carolina head coach Jim Carlen’s first time facing Clemson in 1975, and he would not go away disappointed. More...

Hammond reestablishes dominance

The five-time defending SCISA 3A champion Hammond Skyhawks hosted the Ben Lippen Falcons Friday, September 23 in Edens Stadium for a showdown of the top SCISA rushing offenses. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sandlapper Singers to host multimedia concert experience for its 16th season

The first of three concert experiences “Bluegrass to Broadway and All That Jazz” Friday October 7 at 7: 30 p. m. at Dreher Performing   More...

Columbia Classical Ballet brings masterpiece Swan Lake to stage

The Columbia Classical Ballet Company lives up to its name with performances of Swan Lake October 14. This is the first time the company, celebrating its 20th anniversary, has done a full-scale production of the classical ballet masterpiece.  More...

All This Intimacy comes to Trustus Black Box

The NiA Production of Al l This Intimacy will open in the Trustus Black Box October 6, at 7:30 p.m.  More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  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 More...

Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that John S. Cornelius and Mary E. More...