November 18, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Lutheran Seminary president to retire

Dr. Marcus Miller describes himself as “a doer, not a writer.” Others call him a people person, who enjoys interaction with the people around him while pursuing academic goals.  More...

Congratulations to Pets Inc. for 20 years of service

Pets Inc. is celebrating 20 years of serving the Midlands. More...

don’t Pick up the Ham with Your Fingers

Several Midlands residents are among 18 South Carolinians with artwork featured in a new book from Earth Mover Press.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia gets pedicabs and food trucks

Columbia City Council met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday night, November 15. More...

Three groups combine to reduce pollution and increase water quality

RICHLAND COUNTY COUNCIL MEETING

At the Richland County Council meeting this week, students from Horrell Hill Elementary School read remarks about their experience celebrating Farm City Week. More...

Shandon Neighborhood Association discusses options to prevent flooding

On September 25 the Shandon neighborhood was greatly affected by a rain storm that resulted in flooding.  More...

Business

USC journalists return for recognition

What most people have always called the JSchool in the basement of USC’s Frank McGuire Arena is officially known as the College of Mass Communications and Information Studies under Dean Charles Bierbauer. More...

Briefs

Economic forecast   More...

Folks about town

McKay, Cauthen, Settana & Stubley, P.A. ( The McKay Firm) has received recognition in U. S News & World Report’s “Best Law Firms” publication. More...

Society

Dr. Jacob Leonard Balser

Dr. Jacob Leonard Balser, retired Columbia dentist, passed away on Friday, November 11, 2011. Funeral services were held at 2:30 p.m. More...

Music boxes make musical memories

Nina McGregor Brown knows which music box in her collection is her favorite. “Mem’ries,” she says without hesitation. “That’s what all of these mean to me. I have a story to go with each one.”  More...

Historic Columbia celebrates 50 years

The Historic Columbia Foundation was formed in November 1961 by a group of individuals working to save the Ainsley Hall House from demolition. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Ugly Sweater Karaoke -Trustus Theatre holds a wacky fundraiser for people looking for stress-busting holiday event

As Black Friday draws to a close this year there will be many people in the Capital City looking for a release from the trials and tribulations of the holidays. More...

Face jugs on exhibit at State Museum through december 11

Face jugs are a traditional South Carolina art form that, because of their variety, must be seen to be appreciated.  More...

Travel

On the Shores of Lake Cayuga

Part 2: Cornell lab of ornithology

During our visit with John and Janice in Ithaca, Linda and I were taken to the Cornell Lab of Ornithology ( www.birds. cornell.edu/). More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. vs. Any Heir- at- law or Devisees of the Estate of Jeffery W.  More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Columbia police chief named Chief of the Year

Columbia Police Chief Randy Scott has been named as the 2011 Chief of the Year by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Victim Advocate Association (LEVA). More...

On Second Thought

We are in an infrastructure crisis that can be fixed

As with the rest of the nation, South Carolina is facing crisis-like conditions on several fronts. Unemployment hovers around 11 percent, and education remains a constant debate. More...

Veterans honored at Capital City Club

The Capital City Club hosted its fourth annual Veterans’ Day Celebration Friday November 18, 2011. The dinner program began with mess call by bugler SGT Tim Couch. More...

Correction

In the November 18, 2011, edition, the story Museum founder honored by Albion College by Warner M. Montgomery inferred that David Sennema was the “Founder” of the State Museum. More...

Commentary

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Silent auctions stimulate sad stories

I’m just saying...

Silent charity auctions are brutal.  I know, I know….the idea is that it’s all for a good cause, and so the astronomical amount of money you spend on something you could buy in the stores for a fraction of your bid really doesn&rsqu More...

Overprotectiveness makes us crazy

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

I watched a shocking event last week at the Greenwood Wal Mart. A young mother approached her auto transporting a baby in an infant carrier, one of the few remaining newborn care items still recognizable from my sons’ babyhood. More...

Education

Richland One’s 12th Annual Lights On afterschool event a success

Richland One, along with school districts around the nation, celebrated the importance of afterschool programs during the 12th annual Lights On Afterschool event on October 20.  About 300 district students in afterschool programs spent the after More...

Seven Heathwood Hall seniors recognized by National Merit Scholarship Program

Seven seniors at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School have been recognized by the National Merit Scholarship Program, with four semifinalists and three earning commendation.  More...

Richland Two offers baccalaureat Continuum at three schools

Richland School District Two now offers the International Baccalaureate Continuum at Windsor Elementary, E. L. Wright Middle, and Richland Northeast High School. More...

Sports

Skyhawks fly back to title game

The Augusta Christian Lions struck first against the five-time defending SCISA 3A champion Hammond Skyhawks at Hammond Friday November 11, but the Skyhawks rattled off 49 unanswered points and coasted into their sixth straight final with an eventual More...

Falcons soar past Socastee

The A. C. Flora Falcons advanced to the third round of the Class 3A playoffs following a 36-20 win over the visiting Socastee Braves Friday, November 11.  “We are just proud of our kids. More...

Team Champs are champs!

On Thursday, November 3, Team Champions scored two runs in the final inning to win the Trenholm Park Little League Coaches’ Pitch Championship Game 11-10. More...

Events

Events

Holiday Events in Cayce  Thursday, December 1, 6 p.m., 34th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony sponsored by The Woman’s Club of Cayce will include a community reception and is free to the public.   More...

Home & Garden

Bewitched by Hearts-ABursting at Belser Arboretum

Stopping to smell the flowers

On every visit to Belser Arboretum in the Sherwood Forest neighborhood of Columbia, I find a magical must have. More...

Star Chefs

Red Velvet Cupcakes 1/2 cup butter1-1/2 cups white sugar2 eggs1 cup buttermilk1 oz. red food coloring1 tsp. vanilla extract1-1/2 tsp. baking soda1 Tbsp. white vinegar 2 cups all-purpose flour1/3 cup unsweetenedcocoa powder1 tsp. salt More...

The Great Outdoors

The Braggin' Board

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