October 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Local entrepreneurs do business on Devine Street

Cub Scouts sell popcorn October 2 for their Cub Scout troop at Shandon United Methodist Church: Matthew Morgan, William Epstein, Luke Peel (holding sign), Win Janvrin, and Will Kepley. More...

News

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary Part 3: Home at Last

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary moved through nine locations during the first 81 years of its fragile existence. More...

Kitchen shop celebrates five years

Mary & Martha's celebrates their Five Year Anniversary with lots of events, savings and daily prizes. Beverly Tuller, the owner, is pictured with the LeCreuset Truckette visiting Tuesday. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Neighborhood activist changes roles

In June 2011, former Columbia Council of Neighborhoods ( CCN) president Bessie Watson ended her two year term. More...

Hyatt Park/Keenan Terrace residents learn about 911 problems

Recent concerns over police response times have caused some angst among the Hyatt Park/ Keenan Terrace residents. Following 911 calls, police response has been reported to be as late as 45 minutes after the call was made.  More...

Richland County Council discusses division of land to heirs...again

At the Richland County Council meeting this week, the council recognized Gadsden Elementary School as a Blue Ribbon School. More...

Business

S.C. is suitably situated

Former managing editor of The Columbia Record and later The State, S. C. More...

Briefs

Four percent   More...

Folks about town

Kelli Sullivan has been named an associate at The McKay Firm.  Dr. Adam Hahn of Smile Columbia has received fellow designation from the Las Vegas Institute for Advanced Dental Studies (LVI). More...

Society

“You can go anywhere from here”

On Thursday September 29, 2011, The Midlands Technical College Foundation presented “A Celebration of Distinguished Graduates” to honor six men and women who began their education as students at Midlands Technical College and have achieve More...

Les Truands, 1948–1972 reunite

Members of the Les Truands, a men’s social club for students at Columbia High School, Eau Claire High School, and University High School from 1948 to 1972, gathered for their first reunion this past Friday evening at The Summit Club in Columbia 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.   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Arts at Shandon presents Joseph Rackers and Marina Lomazov

Marina Lomazov and Joseph Rackers Duo pianists will perform at Arts at Shandon Fundraiser Saturday October 22, 7 p.m. More...

An Evening of One- Acts includes The Pretty Trap during Tennessee Williams Festival

Laura (Amanda Forstrom) shows her treasured crystal unicorn to her brother Tom (Andy Hernandez) in The Pretty Trap, Tennessee Williams’s early version of the classic play The Glass Menagerie. More...

Voices of Old New England at Richland County Library

“Tom Mancke is the closest thing to Henry David Thoreau that I know of,” my husband Jim Welch tells me. “The two could be one and the same. Right down to the little cabin!”  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that El Quisqueya Caribbean Restaurant intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of Beer, Wine and Liquor at 368 More...

Notice to Creditors of Estates

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES More...

Growing up in Nazi Germany

We’ve all probably sat at our parents’ or grandparents’ tables and listened to stories about World War II and how America got involved and what it was like during those days. More...

Diggin’ Pink

The Cardinal Newman and Hammond volleyball teams ditched their traditional colors and donned pink uniforms in a show of solidarity for breast cancer awareness September 29. More...

On Second Thought

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Help conquer kids’ cancer

To think of a child being diagnosed with cancer and enduring treatment is unbearable. And then to think that federal research dollars aren’t available to fund the latest treatments to help these children is just unimaginable. More...

Mental Illness Awareness Week: October 2–9

October 2-9th is the national Mental Illness Awareness Week. I would like to provide you with some interesting facts and information for support, advocacy and education to share with your readers. More...

Commentary

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Parents, your SCREAMING kid is NOT cute!

I’m just saying...

I think that when people have a child, their hearing starts to go.  I don’t know if it starts at conception or birth, but the more kids you have, the worse it gets.  Parents. Do. Not. Hear. Their. More...

Phones should have health risks on them

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

When I first stepped into the crowded halls of Tuscaloosa High School as a wide eyed 15-year-old, the first thing I noticed, other than senior cheerleaders with boobs, was the smoking court.  More...

Education

“Whirled Peace” at Glenforest School

Glenforest School marked the 30th anniversary of the International Day of Peace by banding together and taking part in an international art and literacy project, “Pinwheels for Peace” September 21.  More...

Killian kindergarteners community walk

The kindergarteners at Killian Elementary School are learning about community helpers and what is in a community. They walked from Killian Elementary on Clemson Road to McDonalds on Hardscrabble.  More...

Five Richland One seniors named National Achievement semifinalists

Five academically talented Richland One students are among 45 South Carolina high-school seniors who have been selected as semifinalists in the prestigious National Achievement Scholarship Program.  More...

Sports

Cardinals and Skyhawks flock together in pink

On September 29, it was black and red versus red and blue, but the winner was pink.  More...

Airport runners flying high

Airport’s girls’ crosscountry team placed third at the USC Aiken Pacer Invitational Saturday, September 24. The Eagles were led by a couple of top ten finishes. More...

Vikings vanquish Cavaliers

Remember when the “Leonard’s Losers” radio show used to come on, when the pugnacious prognosticator would predict that weekend’s college football pigskin pretenders?  There is so much more sports radio than there was then More...

Home & Garden

Coral Vine Antigonon Leptopus knows no boundaries

Stopping to smell the flowers

Establishing healthy boundaries for plants is as important and necessary as with people. More...

Star Chefs

Pink Salad 1 can cherry pie filling1 can Eagle Brand milk1 can crushed pineapple1 cup smallmarshmallows1 carton Cool Whip Mix cherry pie filling and Eagle Brand milk. Add crushed pineapple (do not drain), marshmallows and Cool Whip. Mix well. More...

Travel

Anniversary in Charleston

Part 5: Gibbes Museum

After a nice lunch at Poogan’s Porch, Linda and I walked several blocks to the Gibbes Museum to check out its latest exhibits. More...