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Members of ABOTA honor their own

On Thursday, February 2, 2012, at the Palmetto Club, the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) named Columbian David Fedor the S. C. Trial Lawyer of the Year. More...

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Remember when flying was glamorous? I remember taking my first flight when I was five, and my parents and I went to Pennsylvania to visit my father’s family.  More...

Sharing one’s opinion

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

When the Forty-niners lost the NFC championship game recently, the player targeted as the scapegoat for the loss was a second string kick returner named Kyle Williams, who received Twitter death threats and several unhealthy and physically impossible More...

Education

District receives top honors for United Way contributions

Richland Two received the Division Chairman Award in the Public Sector category for having most impacted the 2011 Live United fundraising campaign. More...

Winterim at Ben Lippen School: Out of the Classroom and into the World

Ben Lippen High School students are not in class this week. But the learning has not stopped. They are participating in Winterim, an educational enrichment experience outside the traditional classroom setting.  More...

S.C. Virtual teacher nominated for national award

South Carolina teacher Tracy Seiler is one of three finalists for the National Online Teacher of the Year Award for K- 12 online learning, sponsored by the Southern Regional Education Board ( SREB) and the International Association for K- 12 Online L More...

Sports

Local athletes sign letters of intent on National Signing Day

A.C. Flora’s Dequan Miller signs a letter of intent to play football at Wofford College. More...

Heathwood’s quiet leader scores 1,000th point

Tuesday, January 24 was a day full of achievement for Joseph James and the Heathwood Hall Highlanders. More...

Falcons storm back to down Diamonds

Despite an offensive back and forth match between Lower Richland and A.C. Flora, it was a defensive play by the Falcons that secured the win. A bucket from Kenyon Hilton gave A.C. Flora a 52-51 lead with seconds reamining. More...

Home & Garden

Berries are Valentines for Waxwings

Stopping to smell the flowers

February is cedar waxwing month in my neighborhood. The silken sleek birds wearing black masks outlined in white show up in flocks to devour the berries on many shrubs and trees, often around Valentine’s Day. More...

Star Chefs

Skewers of Melon, Jamón, and Mini Mozzarella More...

Travel

The 5L (Liberty, Literature, Leaves, Lobster, and Love) Tour

Part 11: Alcott Home

Linda and I found Concord, Massachusetts, to be the Mother Lode of American literature. More...

On Second Thought

Hunters are murderers; the Braggin’ Board is a sin

I have lived relatively deep in a forest for over four decades. I have killed a few critters that I thought, at the time, were ruining my life. Tho, I felt a sincere sense of relief, I was far from acquiring a warm and fuzzy feeling from the deed. More...

Crimestoppers CPD investigates thefts from Columbia Animal Shelter

Chief Randy Scott encourages citizens to call Crimestoppers if they have information regarding two separate theft incidents involving pit bulls at the City of Columbia Animal Shelter.  The first theft occurred at 127 Humane Lane between Sunday, More...

RCSD need help in locating car thief

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is requesting the community’s assistance in indentifying the suspect(s) wanted for theft from motor vehicle and motor vehicle tampering.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council agrees to pay only 31% of bus service

This week’s Richland County council meeting featured several concerned citizens voicing their opinion about the proposed cuts in local bus service. More...

Richland County buys Caughman property

Out Highway 378, past the congestion, traffic, and neon, just before the Trotter Road intersection, sits a small lake on the right side of the road, adjacent to the driving range. More...

One Book, One Columbia participants meet Ron Rash

Events are planned through February 29 for the second annual One Book, One Columbia program, which encourages all residents of Columbia to read the same book at the same time. More...

Business

Charleston’s harbor deepening project update

Charleston’s harbor deepening project got another boost on Wednesday, February 8, with the release of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Work Plan for the remainder of the fiscal year 2012. More...

Briefs

Unemployment   More...

Unnamed numbers

Next week in the Business Section there will be some numbers crunching to determine the real costs of both the Drew Wellness Center and the convention center on Lincoln Street. More...

Society

S.C. Silver Society polishes up for 2012

The South Carolina Silver Society began its 16th year with an annual banquet at the Summit Club February 4, 2012. The Society exists to promote the knowledge and appreciation of silver. More...

Reola Nelson Bledsoe

Reola Nelson Bledsoe, 89, of Daytona Beach, Florida, passed away February 1, 2012. Reola was born in Blythewood, South Carolina and moved to Florida from Columbia in 1971. For 16 years she was an inspector for Pepsi.  More...

St. John’s Episcopal Church celebrates 100 years

St. John’s Episcopal Church is 100 years old this year and has many plans during the next year for both the church and the community. More...

Events

Events

•ART  Abstract Art in South Carolina: 1949-2012 will open February 24 in the Lipscomb Art Gallery, S.C. State Museum and run through August 26. 898-4921 or southcarolinastatemuseum.org.   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Present Laughter at Longstreet Theatre

A vain matinee idol’s dalliances complicate an otherwise charmed life in Noe l Coward’s uproarious comedy of manners Present Laughter, being presented by Theatre South Carolina February 1 More...

Sandlapper Singers present multimedia concert experience March 30

The final concert in the series “Music that Moves the Body, Heart, & Soul” will be “Songs of the Spirit,” presented Friday March 30, at 7:30 p.m. in the Dreher Performing Art Center, 3319 Millwood Avenue. More...

Painted Violins returning in March

A crowd- pleasing juxtaposition of visual and performance art returns to Columbia in March when the South Carolina Philharmonic and Anastasia and Friends Gallery present the fifth Painted Violins event.   More...

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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...

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