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Signs CaN be PUt UP to inform customers

I’m just saying...

I like signs.  Signs tell you things you need to know before you actually need to know it.  For instance, car washes should have signs that explain what you get for your money.  You see……a lesson I learned shortly after m More...

Duct tape and fried chicken

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

My Sunday night TV plans took an abrupt turn when I realized the new season of Mythbusters premiered that evening. More...

Society

Southeastern Piano Festival begins 10th year June 10

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin kicked off a the 10th Southeastern Piano Festival March 28, 2012.  “This is the premiere celebration of the arts in Columbia,” said Mayor Benjamin at the press conference held on the Koger Center for th More...

Miss Jones and Mr. Gi vens mar ry in Fi rst Pr esbyter ian Ch ur ch

Rebecca Boyd Jones and Aldon Garrett Givens were married March 31, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. in First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Sinclair Buchanan Ferguson performed the double ring ceremony. More...

Volunteers are needed for Planting Day at the Disabled Veterans Garden

Members of the Bay Blossom Garden Club presented a check for $100 to Michael Steward, chief “dirt digger” at the Disabled Veteran’s Garden at Fort Jackson. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Humane Society of Columbia will host a complimentary surgery promotion for all male cats called, “Tom Cat Thursday” Thursday, April 12, 121 Humane Lane. Check in is between 8 and 9 a.m. and pick up is between 4 and 5 p.m. More...

Richland County Recreation Commission april events

• April 7, 3-5 p.m. — Caughman Road Park Easter Egg Hunt Free and open to the public, ages 3-10 Caughman Road Park, 2800 Trotter Road, Hopkins, 783-0400   More...

Arts & Entertainment

701 Center for Contemporary Art announces 69 artists participating in Columbia Open Studios

The nonprofit artistin residence center and international art gallery, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, announces the 69 artists participating in Columbia Open Studios, April 21-22.  More...

Theatre South Carolina unleashes wicked tale of Macbeth

“Something wicked this way comes” to Columbia’s Drayton Hall Theatre, as Theatre South Carolina presents its final main stage production of the season, Shakespeare’s harrowing classic, Macbeth, April 14-22. More...

Travel

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

Part 18: Pumpkins Galore

As we rolled into Damariscotta, Linda shouted, “Pumpkins! Look at all the pumpkins!” She was right. There were pumpkins everywhere: big ones, bigger ones, huge ones. More...

Meet members of CPD K-9 Unit

The City of Columbia Police Department (CPD) formulated its canine unit in 1988. The canines are nationally certified in narcotics, tracking, protection, and obedience. They go through many hours of training with their assigned handlers. More...

News

Festival brings global community together

Over 10,000 attendees enjoyed food, art, music, and dance from the representatives of over 70 nations at the 17th Annual Columbia International Festival held Saturday, March 31, 2012, and Sunday, April 1, 2012, at the SC State Fairgrounds.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Business

Folks about town

Amie Davenport has been named director at Agapé Senior Primary and Palliative Care.   More...

Education

Ben Lippen School celebrates opening of Caswell athletic Center

A ribbon-cutting celebration April 12 marks the completion of Phase One of the Steve Caswell Athletic Center at Ben Lippen School. More...

Webber elementary School student invited to White House easter egg Roll

Wilson Shiver, a Webber Elementary School student, and his mother, Veronica Outing, have been invited to attend and participate in the Annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House on April 9. More...

Eau Claire Promise Zone takes area children on a day safari to Riverbanks Zoo

The Eau Claire Promise Zone, with a grant from the Eau Claire/ North Columbia Rotary Club, took 40 children enrolled at St. Stephen’s Pre-School on an educational trip to Riverbanks Zoo. More...

Sports

A South Carolina favorite son retires from basketball

College of Charleston men’s basketball head coach, Bobby Cremins, announced his retirement March 19 ending a career that had come full circle as his time in college basketball finished in the same place where it all began, the state of South Ca More...

Flora’s Vereen takes speed and strength title

Twelve A.C. Flora athletes competed in the state’s Speed and Strength Meet March 31 at Crestwood High School in Sumter with two Falcons bringing home state honors.  More...

Cardinals survive South aiken

The Airport Select Invitational got off to a rocking start Thursday, March 29 with two programs ranked in ESPN’s Powerade Fab 50. Game one saw the No. 17 South Aiken Thoroughbreds face off against the No. 10 Cardinal Newman Cardinals. More...

Home & Garden

Go wild with Cherokee Roses

Stopping to smell the flowers

Tracing the genealogy of an old rose is as tangled a task as researching family history.  More...

Star Chefs

Hot Cross Buns 2 tsp. active dry yeast1/2 cup warm milk1 Tbsp. butter, softened1 egg4 tsp. sugar1/4 tsp. salt1 1/2 cups all-purposeflour2 Tbsp. raisins2 Tbsp. dried currants1/4 tsp. groundcinnamon1 dash ground allspice1 egg yolk1 Tbsp. More...

The Great Outdoors

“Celebrating Conservation”

The East Cooper Chapter of the Coastal Conservation Association invites you to enjoy its 10th Annual “Celebrating Conservation” Event Friday, May 4, 2012, 6:00 p.m. at the Lighthouse on the Creek in Mt. Pleasant. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

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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