March 16, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Owens Field: air transportation for 50 years

In honor of its 50th Anniversary, Historic Columbia Foundation offered an exclusive behind -the-scenes tour of the Curtis Wright Hangar and the Hangar Lofts on March 11. More...

Queen appears at just the right moment

On a Saturday morning so beautiful, so South Carolina sunshiny, all seemed right with the world except for one thing. More...

90# Scam Alert!!!

If you receive a telephone call from an individual identifying himself as an AT&T (or any other company) Service Technician who says he is conducting a test on the telephone lines and asks you to complete the test by dialing nine (9), zero (0), t More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council hears hunger stats

The Columbia City Council held their monthly meeting Tuesday, March 13 at the Capital Senior Center. Council members present: Dr. Belinda Gergel, Sam Davis, Tameika Isaac Devine, and Mayor Steve Benjamin. More...

Council members offer solutions to flooding

At the Shandon Neighborhood Council meeting Monday, March 12, Council members Belinda Gergel and Tameika Isaac Devine provided an update on solving the flooding problem in the Shandon community. More...

Citizens have a right to public meetings and records with no hassle or expense

It’s Sunshine Week, a week to promote open government.  Since you are reading an editorial column in this newspaper, you likely care about what is going on in your community and with your government. More...

Education

Students from Saluda River Academy for the Arts perform at Statewide Arts Conference

Arts Unlimited, performing arts troupe from Saluda River Academy for the Arts, performed at the 2012 Statewide Arts Conference “THRIVE: The Arts in the Future of South Carolina” sponsored More...

Richland One to host Closing the Gap conference

Richland One will hold its fifth annual Closing the Achievement Gap Conference on Saturday, March 24, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at The Doubletree by Hilton Conference Center at Bush River Road and I-20.  More...

Forest Lake Presbyterian Church youth group donates $800 to Richland Northeast High School Back Pack program

Richland Northeast High School received a donation of $800 from Forest Lake Presbyterian’s Church Youth Group. More...

Sports

Spring Valley’s Collins clips Cavs

Junior Chris Collins threw a complete game four-hitter and got early offensive help as the Spring Valley Vikings defeated the Richland Northeast Cavaliers, 5-1, Friday night, March 9, at Spring Valley’s Clyde Lee Field.  More...

Lady Falcons stun Cardinal Newman

Brittany Wilund and Patricia Pascutti scored first- half goals, and the visiting Ben Lippen Lady Falcons withstood a furious second-half charge to defeat the Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals 2- 1 Tuesday, March 13 at George R. Watson Field.  More...

Burnett leads Ben Lippen over Cards

Luke Burnett went 3- for-3 with an RBI, and he pitched five solid innings for his first victory of the season as the Ben Lippen Falcons defeated the visiting Cardinal Newman Cardinals 5-3 in a SCISA 1- AAA region match- up Monday, March 12.  More...

Home & Garden

Clamoring for a Communicating Climber?

Stopping to smell the flowers

Vines are good communicators. No native vine has been more vocal in state history than Carolina jessamine. Each spring its fragrant yellow flowers lobbied until legislators listened.  More...

Star Chefs

Italian Nachos 4 pita bread rounds1/2 cup marinara sauce1/4 cup grated Parmesancheese1 (3.25 oz.) can slicedblack olives1/4 cup shreddedmozzarella cheese1 clove garlic, minced1 cup fresh basil leaves Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. More...

Dig into spring at Riverbanks Botanical Garden

Whether you’re a veteran green thumb or just getting started, Riverbanks invites you to get growing and celebrate the return of spring during its annual Springtime at the Garden Festival on Saturday, March 24.  More...

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Executive director of Nickelodean Theatre announces Phase II of Move the Nick campaign

Andy Smith, executive director of the Nickelodeon Theatre, Columbia’s only non- profit art house, announced March 14, 2012, the theater is now able to begin Phase II of the Move the Nick campaign, which will allow completion of construction by More...

RNE wins for the 23rd time

For the 23rd time in 30 years, the Model UN team at Richland Northeast was given the Award of Distinction or first place for their work at the National High School Model United Nations conference in New York City this past weekend. More...

Commentary

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My husband’s diagnosis: charm

I’m just saying...

I heard a commercial on the radio about a month ago about this medical evaluation that checks you all over and lets you know if you have any problem areas. More...

When will the whining stop?

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

Last week, a story surfaced detailing a pants controversy in London. More...

Business

Around The World in 80 Days

In the mid-’50s producer Michael Todd was both chasing Liz Taylor and making Around the World in 80 Days. He consummated on both counts.  More...

Briefs

PNC spreads branches out  The fifth largest bank in the country, Pittsburgh-based PNC recently converted more than 900,000 customers and more than 400 branches in the Southeast. In South Carolina, PNC took over nine branches of RBC Bank. More...

Folks about town

Kevin N. White has completed the education specialist degree program summa cum laude. He recently joined the USC College of Arts and Sciences Alumni Council.   More...

Society

Dwarfs attack seniors

The Shepherds Center of Columbia completed its Winter Season March 7 with a Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs program.  More...

He grew up in District 75; he lives in District 75; he is running for District 75 House Seat

Joe McCulloch has begun his campaign for District 75 South Carolina representative. McCulloch states, “ My roots in the District are deeper than the oak trees. I watch a broken, dysfunctional Statehouse and can’t stand it anymore. More...

Three music clubs of Columbia host All Things Bright and Beautiful

Becky Knoth, Nola Covington, Alice Tubley, Nell Haggard, Becky Tafel, and Lois Anderson model in the All Things Bright and Beautiful luncheon March 8 hosted by the Afternoon, Eau Claire, and Morning More...

Events

Events

•ART  Columbia Museum of Art will host the 2012 Gala, the CHAIRity Ball, Friday, April 27, 7 p.m.-midnight to celebrate opening night of the museum’s spring exhibition, The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Dance Theatre of Columbia presents Red Riding Hood

Dance Theatre of Columbia will present its annual benefit theatrical production, Red Riding Hood. More...

The Art of Passing Strange comes to the Trustus Theatre

Trustus Theatre and Jasper Magazine are teaming up to present The Art of “Passing Strange,” a unique event celebrating interdisciplinary artistic creation. This onenight only event happens Friday, March 16 in the Trustus Main Space. More...

Travel

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

Part 15: The Road through New England

As Linda and I drove through New England last year, the autumn colors were astounding. I could see why poets have recorded their impressions over the years. More...

The Great Outdoors

Wilderness students take a shot at deer hunting

Students from the John de la Howe School Wilderness Program took aim at mastering deer hunting this fall. More...

The Braggin' Board

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