February 17, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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Columbia’s Grande Dame of Music celebrates 100 years

Shakespeare put it this way: “If music be the food of love, play on!”  The South Carolina Philharmonic and its audience of 2000 did exactly that last Saturday evening, as “Happy Birthday” rang out in the Koger Center in h More...

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The horrors of bathing suits

I’m just saying...

My husband and I are going to the Bahamas for a week. More...

“Finding Bigfoot”

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

My generation grew up with television. I’ve seen a ton of TV during my life and been subjected to everything imaginable. More...

Education

Cardinal Newman Junior High School Quiz Bowl Team takes first place

In Regional SCISA Competition

Cardinal Newman’s Junior High School Quiz Bowl Team won first place in the region in the SCISA (South Carolina Independent Schools Association) Middle School Quiz Bowl Tournament. More...

Homeschool student winner of 2012 SC Jr. Duck Stamp art contest

Lilian Aluri, a high school student from Aluri Home School of Columbia, SC, won “Best of Show” in South Carolina’s 2012 Junior Duck Stamp Contest with her pencil and tortillon drawing of a female mallard.  On January 19, more t More...

Graduating seniors encouraged to apply for Ride of Your Life scholarship

The South Carolina State Fair, an independent non-profit organization, is now taking applications for their 2012 Ride of Your Life Scholarship Program.  In 2012, the S.C. More...

Sports

Cardinals scrape by Hammond

Austin Ajukwa scored 22 points and had the gamesaving steal to lead the visiting Cardinal Newman Cardinals to a 51-47 victory over the Hammond Skyhawks Thursday, February 9.  More...

Cavaliers sink Vikings in OT

Coach Jason Powell said his Cavaliers had several goals going into the season: win 20 games, beat everybody in their school district, and contend for the region title. More...

Dreher jumps on Hartsville

DREHER 61 HARTSVILLE 20

The Dreher Lady Blue Devils (21-1, 12-0) led the visiting Hartsville Lady Red Foxes 4-2 at the end of the first quarter of their Class 3A playoff match-up Monday, February 13. That was as close as the Lady Red Foxes would get.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Swashbuckling Corsaire wraps up Columbia Classical Ballet’s 20th season

The Columbia Classical Ballet sets sail March 2 with Le Corsaire, a swashbuckling ballet masterwork filled with handsome pirates and beautiful women that takes many thrilling twists and turns through exotic places. More...

Southern Exposure closes season with concert featuring Imani Winds

The award-winning Southern Exposure New Music Series closes its 2011-12 season with a leap-day performance by the Grammy-nominated Imani Winds, Wednesday, February 29, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Travel

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

Part 12: Shay’s Rebellion

The Berkshires (hills not mountains) of western Massachusetts, an extension of the Green Mountains of Vermont, are known for ski resorts and other getaway attractions to the city dwellers of New York City and Boston.  More...

Our own opera company brings La Traviata to the Koger

The Palmetto Opera presents Teatro Lirico D’Europa’s production of Giuseppe Verdi’s La Traviata ( The Strayed Woman) at the Koger Center in Columbia Saturday evening, March 3, 2012, at 7 p.m. More...

Street Gallery 4 is back and big as ever

The Cultural Council, in partnership with Lamar Advertising, has again agreed to showcase six juried art pieces by local artists on outdoor billboard locations throughout Richland and Lexington Counties.  More...

On Second Thought

What happens in Egypt will affect the relationship between the Middle East and America

In 1849, Henry David Thoreau published a political essay titled “Resistance to Civil Government.” Better known as “Civil Disobedience,” an essay that expresses the idea that no government should overrule a person’s consc More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

tLandrum Drive, 400 block: An 84-year-old man went to the police station at 5 p.m. Friday after he said his grandson’s ex-mother-in-law was harassing him. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Hyatt Park Neighborhood Association elects new officers

Hyatt Park Neighborhood Association voted in new officers Tuesday, February 7 at their monthly meeting. Gail Baker is the new president; Michael Hill, vice president; Jannie Nelson, treasurer, and Susanna Lanier, secretary. More...

Columbia spreads its wings

Celebrate Presidents’ Day with a visit to Riverbanks Zoo and Garden and be among the first to see the Zoo’s newest resident— a female bald eagle.  The young bird and national symbol of the United States came to Riverbanks on De More...

Melrose Heights residents question the candidates

With Columbia City Council elections just months away, candidates are out in the communities. Three candidates were at the Melrose Heights meeting Monday, February 13. More...

Business

Human Resources Professional of the Year named

At the Marriott on Thursday, February 9, the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and the South Carolina State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) named Steve Nail of Hubbell Lighting in Greenville the 2012 Human Resources Profe More...

Real estate firm features forecast

Columbia-based Grubb & Ellis/Wilson Kibler held its 2012 Midlands Real Estate Symposium Tuesday morning, February 14, in the Columbia Museum of Art. More...

Briefs

Mover Mashburn   More...

Society

A dozen golden friends celebrate a dozen golden years

After Jane Jannack was diagnosed with gall bladder cancer in 2000, a prayer group was formed to join Jane’s family in prayer on Thursday afternoons in the chapel at St. Martins in The Fields Episcopal Church. More...

USC Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution elect officers

The officers for the USC Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution are (l–r) Mittie McLean, regent; Betty Jones, first vice regent; Sylvia Waldron, recording secretary; Beth More...

Dining for Women makes Ladies Home Journal and “NBC Nightly News”

In the last several weeks, Dining for Women has been in the news. Marsha Wallace, founder of Dining for Women (DWF), was featured on the “Making a Difference” segment of “NBC Nightly News” February 8, 2012. 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...

Home & Garden

The Year of the Geranium

Stopping to smell the flowers

Each year professionals in horticulture select one flower to showcase for its ease in growing, versatility in use, popularity, adaptability and genetic diversity. The geranium is the starlet for 2012.  More...

Star Chefs

Miss Mattie’ s Southern Pimiento Cheese 1/2 cup chopped pecans1 cup mayonnaise1 (7-oz.) jar dicedpimiento, drained1/2 cup chopped jarredsweet-hot pickledjalapeno pepper slices1 Tbsp. More...

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