November 11, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

“Grandma Speaks” throws a strike with all her “children”

As the mother of five children, grandmother of 11, and great-grandmother of ten, nurturing comes naturally to Inez Speaks.  More...

News

Veterans continue to “pay it forward”

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.”  — John Fitzgerald Kennedy   More...

Rev. Garland Ramsey receives the Order of the Silver Crescent

Reverend Garland Ramsey, founder and president of His House Ministries, 764 Meeting Street, West Columbia, S.C., was awarded the Governor’s Order of the Silver Crescent November 9, 2011. More...

Richland County Recreation Commission restores last remaining Rosenwald School

In 1912, Julius Rosenwald, the CEO of Sears, Roebuck, and Company, founded The Rosenwald Fund which contributed seed money for the building of schools for African-American children in the South. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Eau Claire Cooperative Health Centers: 30 years of medical service

Thirty years ago, Dr. Stuart Hamilton transformed his solo medical practice in Eau Claire to a new type of medical office that would provide medical care for those who could least afford it.  More...

Shandon Neighborhood Council president emphasizes communication

Tina Cundari, a Shandon resident since 2005, first got involved with the Shandon Neighborhood Council in 2007 and was the editor for the newsletter. In 2010, Cundari began her term as president of the neighborhood council following John Myrick.  More...

Forest Acres says: SCE&G, trim back the trees

Is it a coincidence that SCE&G and Scrooge share some of the same letters of the alphabet?  One may wonder after reports at the Forest Acres City Council meeting November 8 when city council members learned that the utility company has not y More...

Education

Northside Middle School celebrates being drug free

Northside Middle School students and faculty celebrated Red Ribbon week October 24-28 to say they are drug free and that’s the way to be. More...

Ten teams advance to S.C. Bar Middle School Mock Trial State Competition

Ten middle schools from the across the state have advanced to the S.C. More...

Fulmer Middle School student runs in Ray Tanner Home Run

Lily Leaphart, a sixth grader at Fulmer Middle School, ran her first 5K race on October 15, The Ray Tanner Home Run, and placed second overal l in her division. More...

Sports

Cavaliers’ air-assault sinks Vikings

The scene has been replayed many times between these district rivals since 1978. The thrill of victory and the agony of defeat still carry their emotional punch.  More...

Eagles fly to second round

The Airport football team held off Lakewood, 24- 21, for a Class 3A openinground playoff win at home Friday, November 4 to advance to the second round for the fifth straight season.  Now for the tough part.  More...

Ben Lippen’s season comes to an end

The Ben Lippen Falcons (4-7) traveled across the Savannah River Friday, November 4 to play the Augusta Christian Lions (8-3) in a SCISA 3A first round playoff match-up. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sandlapper Singers present a multimedia concert experience for their 16th season

The second of three concert experiences “Signs and Wonders” continues another season of American Music, American Sound under the direction Dr. More...

Home & Garden

Sage Advice in November

Stopping to smell the flowers

Sage is as dependable in the fall garden as Thanksgiving is on the November calendar. Since colonial times sage and thanksgiving at harvest time have accompanied each other.  More...

Star Chefs

Salmon with Lemon and Sage Large salmon fillet, skin-onExtra-virgin olive oilCoarse salt and freshlyground black pepper2 small lemonsHandful fresh sage Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Grease a large roasting pan. Lay salmon in pan, skin side up. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE TO KNOWN  More...

Legals

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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...

Buy a wreath to remember a veteran

The third Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony at The Fort Jackson National Cemetery is to be held at noon on Saturday, December 10, 2011. This ceremony is to honor and remember the veterans who served us so well. More...

Unexpected challenges yield extraordinary feats

Jamila Phillips had a vision.  More...

Forum no-shows win seats on Arcadia Lakes Town Council

One new council member and one incumbent were elected in Arcadia Lakes Tuesday, November 8 after a rather controversial election where contentious emails were sent to the residents of the town and the hot topic of the on- going Roper Pond development More...

On Second Thought

Federal government forces states to act on immigration and shoots them down when they do

This past week, the United States Justice Department challenged South Carolina’s new immigration law, preventing it from going into effect. More...

Lawsuit may result in $3 billion tax increase

A $3 billion tax increase would be forced on all South Carolinians if a lawsuit recently filed in the SC Supreme Court succeeds. More...

Help solve the mystery

In the 1960s or early '70s, the City of Forest Acres held a contest for the creation of a city seal, and an ACF student won. Today, however, the winner’s name has been lost, and Police Chief Marion E. More...

Commentary

Cartoon

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Feathers are out, but mine is in

I’m just saying...

Some people get tattoos, some get body piercings.  I got a feather.  You know what they say….you don’t stop playing because you grow old…you grow old because you stop playing.  So I thought a feather might be a nice More...

Kardashian krash

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

There are times when the overwhelming sorrow of an event makes one slide into deep, deep despair. We can’t eat, sleep, or function normally until we come to grips with the tragedy staring us in the face like an unblinking demon. More...

Business

Help for homeowners

Across the country, according to USA Today, it should take more than eight years to clear the 2.1 million homes already in foreclosure or with woefully delinquent mortgages. More...

Briefs

Art for economics’ sake   More...

Folks about town

Callison Tighe & Robinson has been ranked as a top tier metropolitan firm in the latest edition of Best Law Firms in America. More...

Society

Clara Lovett Bartlett

Funeral service for Clara Lovett Bartlett, 83, was held Monday, November 7, 2011, at 3: 00 p.m., in Killian Baptist Church, followed by burial in the church cemetery. The Reverend Richard A. More...

Museum founder honored by Albion College

David Sennema, a native of Grand Rapids, Michigan, attended Albion College where as a member of the college choir and the Sigma Nu fraternity’s quartet he demonstrated a gifted singing voice. More...

Print media loses one of its own

Martha Elizabeth Espedahl

Martha Elizabeth Espedahl, born and raised in Columbia, died September 11, 2011, in Little Switzerland, North Carolina.  More...

Events

Sandlapper Singers are going to Ireland

The Sandlapper Singers, the Columbia-based professional choral ensemble has been invited to represent South Carolina in the American Celebration of Music in Ireland, July 16-24, 2012. More...

Events

ART  Everlast, an exhibition sponsored by ART+ CAYCE featuring ceramic sculptures by Virginia Scotchie and Bri Kinard will open Friday November 11, Compass 5 Partners LLC, 1329 State Street, Cayce (across from Brookland- Cayce High School), 6-9 More...

Travel

On the Shore of Lake Cayuga

Part 1: Fracking is no rebel Yell

John and Janice Reed tired of the “offensively hot and politically reactionary” confines of Columbia a few years ago and engaged in an intensive search for cooler weather and more progressive attitudes. More...

Pets

Pets need someone to help

We have two home - les s pe ts in dire need of a foster, or eve n better, a perm anen t home.  Bonnie has been adopted once from Pa wmetto Lifelin e, and her famil y brought her bac k due to an un for tu - nate fina ncial situa tion.  More...