May 18, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Artist returns to his middle school to share career

South Carolina artist Steven Whetstone visited the eighth grade honors art class at Fulmer Middle School April 30. He presented his artwork and discussed with the art students how his education from Lexington District Two, the S.C. More...

News

Volunteers clean the grounds of Country Wood Nursing Center

For the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints fourth annual Day of Service, members from the Hopkins congregation cleaned the grounds, planted flowers with residents, landscaped, and organized storage areas at Country Wood Nursing Center in Hop More...

Cayce citizens honor CSA General L. L. Lomax in Virginia

A ceremony was held in Warrenton, Virginia, April 22, 2012, to rededicate the grave site and tombstone of Confederate Major General Lunsford Lindsay Lomax. Amateur historians Beverly and Bill Chisolm of Cayce traveled to Virginia for the event. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council looks at 2012/2013 budget

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 15. Council members present were Dr. Belinda Gergel, Bryan Newman, Leona Plough, Sam Davis, Daniel Rickenmann, Tameika Isaac Devine, and Mayor Steve Benjamin.  More...

Solutions to flooding in Shandon

Steps continue to be taken to find a solution for the flooding issue in the Shandon Neighborhood. At the Shandon Neighborhood Council meeting Monday, May 14, neighborhood council representative Derek Gruner offered an update on a possible solution. More...

Business

Cycling, big wheel in Columbia

Tim Malson, cofounder of Summit Cycles, has been selling bicycles for 23 years. As a young boy, he bought his first bike with his own money. His first job in high school was in a bicycle shop, and he has not left the industry since. More...

City Snippets

Stamp Out Hunger huge success  Harvest Hope filled trucks at several locations and left loaded bins at the end of the day and had to go back and pick up more the next morning. More...

Folks about town

McAngus Goudelock & Courie’s Janci Baker has been elected secretary for the South Carolina Association of Legal Administrators Board of Directors for 2012- 2013.   More...

Society

Do you remember?

Do you remember being in the second grade?  I went to a unique private school in Columbia called Bon Air. It was located on the corner of Greene and Barnwell Streets. An apartment building stands on the site today.  More...

Beta Sigma Phi chapter challenges others to paint Columbia yellow with roses

Preceptor Alpha Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, Int. is doing its part to help to “green” and beautify Columbia with its Yellow Rose Project. More...

USC DAR honors 30-year member

At their April meeting, members of the University of South Carolina chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recognized Beth Lambert for faithful attendance. More...

Events

Events

•ARTThe South Carolina State Museum’s ThirdThursday Lunch Discussions begins at noonon the third Thursday each month throughAugust, and are held in conjunction with themuseum’s new exhibit Abstract Art in SouthCarolina: 1949-2012. More...

Home & Garden

The Magnificent Mini Magnolia Grandiflora

Stopping to smell the flowers

Lining Columbia’s entrance and exit corridor along Interstate 26, ‘Little Gem’ magnolia is in full bloom now and will continue to be through July. The petite cultivar of Magnolia grandiflora turns 60 this year.  More...

21st Annual Festival of Gardens Tour by Columbia Green

Each spring Columbia Green’s Festival of Gardens showcases residential landscapes in neighborhoods across the Midlands. More...

Star Chefs

Easy Mini Quiches More...

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Girl Scout raises awareness about hunger and homelessness

Columbia resident, Rachel Bryson, was recently recognized for earning the prestigious Girl Scout Gold Award. A total of 32 high-achieving Girl Scouts were honored at Presbyterian College Sunday, May 5, 2012. More...

Eagle Scout makes learning easier for children

Clayton Segars, a member of Troop 397, was recently awarded the rank of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts’ highest honor, May 6, 2012. More...

On Second Thought

We want more of Caroline Judson’s memories

This note is to tell you how much I enjoy your newspaper when I can get it. I particularly like Caroline Judson’s pieces. The “Do you remember” article was great! More...

Tell your family, friends, and co-workers

There is a syndicate of criminals presenting themselves as sales promoters who are giving free keyrings holders at gas stations or parking lots. The key ring has a tracking device chip which allows them to follow you. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Dog sitting cured me

I’m just saying...

I have been toying with the idea of getting a puppy. Certain events have totally convinced that I am a “cat person.”  Recently, a friend of mine was going out of town for the night, and I volunteered to take care of her two dogs. More...

Night of the Living Dead Rock Stars

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

Back in prehistoric times when no one had Twitter or self-esteem, television was a vast wasteland. The three networks had no real competition. More...

Education

RNE NJROTC wins at nationals

The 2012 RNE NJROTC Drill team has competed in local, regional and national levels of competition. This year the team went to seven different drill meets in the local area and placed 1st in three of them. More...

Richland One Schools receive Federal Health Awards

Richland One schools have won 45 HealthierUS School Challenge Awards from the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S. Department of Education.  More...

Richland One Gates Millennium Scholars

Two Richland One students have been named 2012 Gates Millennium Scholars, a highly prestigious award that will pay the entire cost of their college education through graduation including grad- uate school.  It is with much pride that Richland On More...

Sports

From first to worst to first again

Cardinal Newman endures late season roller coaster ride to win second straight SCISA AAA title.

Ashley Brown and Sophie Cobb scored a goal each, and Molly Rainwater was terrific in net to lead the Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals to a 2-0 victory over the Porter Gaud Lady Cyclones and a second consecutive SCISA AAA girls’ soccer state champ More...

Falcons claim Lower State title

“I was just trying to hit something hard right there,” the senior catcher said. “He ended up hanging a curve ball, and I got under it a little bit.”  More...

Lady Bearcats fall to Hilton Head

The Brookland-Cayce Lady Bearcats had run roughshod over three previous opponents in the girls’ Class AAA playoffs beating them by a combined score of 28- 0 en route to a match-up with the Hilton Head Island Lady Seahawks in the Lower State Cha More...

Arts & Entertainment

S.T.A.R. program to benefit Oliver Gospel Mission

Columbia Children’s Theatre’s S.T.A.R. (Student Thespians Achieving Results) Program first benefit variety showcase will be Sunday, May 20 at 3 p.m. at Columbia Children’s Theatre in Richland Mall, 3400 Forest Dr. in Forest Acres. More...

Held over

Grease is the word… at Town Theatre. The show has been so popular, Town has added three more chances to see it. Grease continues at Town Theatre through May 26, Wed – Sat at 8 p.m. and Sun, May 20, at 3 p.m. More...

Travel

A Step into Kingstree’s Past

Part 1: The King’s Tree

The Montgomery family, of which I am a proud member, originated in Normandy and followed William the Conquerer to England in 1066 in hopes of receiving some of the spoils. More...