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Lake Murray Association receives safety grant

The Lake Murray Association ( LMA) Lake Murray Safety Consortium based in Lake Murray and surrounding counties has received a Grassroots Grant from the BoatU.S. Foundation for Boating Safety & Clean Water.  More...

Eastminster Presbyterian volunteers prepare food at Transitions

Wh at was su ppos ed to be a on e- tim e, Chri st - mas Day offering of caring has tu rne d into a year- long, mon thly even t at Transitions, Columbia center for the ho meless. More...

Sometimes Words Are Not Enough

The traveling exhibition, Sometimes Words Are Not Enough, displays color reproductions of artwork created by diverse cancer patients from a broad spectrum of life circumstances from over a span of almost 20 years  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council debates International Legislative Committee

On May 15, 2012, Richland County Council meeting offered two presentat ions. Both were more like emotional tributes. More...

Forest Acres City Council approves facelifts for parks

After three years of study, bids, delays to obtain neighborhood input, it appears that Citadel and Idalia parks are ready for their major facelifts.  At the May 8 Forest Acres City Council meeting, city manager Mark Williams asked the group for More...

The fourth annual Red Truck event receives $3,433 and 2,038 pounds of food and supplies

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed people can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. –Margaret Mead   More...

Education

Students receive prestigious scholarships

Cardinal Newman honored 11 students with prestigious scholarship awards at an assembly held May 17 at the school. Students pictured are from Cardinal Newman unless otherwise noted.   More...

Society

The Gay Gardener’s Club has served the community for 60 years

Gay Gardeners Club began in April of 1951 at the home of Lally (Mrs. More...

Do you remember?

Do you remember when you graduated from high school and the presents you received? I do. I got a trip by train with my father all the way to San Francisco to the 1939 World’s Fair. More...

Events

Events

•ART In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the founding of the American Studio Glass Movement, the Columbia Museum of Art showcases a special exhibition, Born from Fire: American Studio Glass from the Collection, fea More...

Art auction to benefit S.C. Department of Mental Health

Last summer, you all showed us what immense love and generosity you have for the arts in Columbia, and especially for our little business on Main Street. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Library launches new 3M Cloud Library

The Richland County Public Library has launched a new service— the 3M Cloud Library— that allows library customers to access more than 4,000 ebooks on multiple devices, including PCs, iPads, Nooks, and Android operating systems. More...

Piano Extravaganza concert launches 2012 Southeastern Piano Festival June 10

A dozen young and several seasoned professional pianists, five Steinway grand pianos, and an energetic orchestra led by a charismatic conductor are the ingredients for the Piano Extravaganza concert that launches the 10th anniversary of the Southeast More...

Travel

A Step into Kingstree’s Past

Part 2: The Swamp Fox to the rescue

Things went well in Williamsburg District for several decades as the Scots-Irish families: Anderson, Armstrong, Boyd, Ballentine, Bell, Blakely, Bradley, Brown, Caldwell, Dickey, Dobbins, Dunlap, Dunlop, Eashler, Erwin, Frierson, Gaston, Gordon, Hadd More...

Fallen Doolittle Raider learned to fly at Owens Airport

Heeding philosopher Edmund Burke’s oftrepeated quotation, “For evil to flourish, all that is needed is for good men to do nothing,” Rich Lashley does plenty.  More...

On Second Thought

“Decide to Drive, Arrive Alive”

In recognition of National Trauma Awareness Month in May, Palmetto Health hopes to educate the community on ways to prevent trauma and decrease the devastating impact of traumatic injuries. More...

Quikry Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Commentary

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Happy memories soften harsh farewells

I’m just saying...

I lost three amazing women in my life in one short week. On May 16, a wonderful lady who opened her home to strangers until she made them friends, Catherine Martin, passed away in California. More...

The Converse All Star shirt irritates some

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

During the early 70s, America was about to bust at the seams over political change, and fashion was a giant part of that. Traditionalists only wore uncovered t-shirts inside the home. And they were white. More...

Business

Home medical wellness store keeps up with change in healthcare

Sion Owen, owner of MedPoints Home Medical/ WellPoints Wellness, Columbia’s newest durable medical equipment retail store, says the changes in our nation’s health care system have had a significant impact on retail pharmacies and their cu More...

Business leaders donate $50,000 to Pawmetto Lifeline

Jan Jernigan of Morgan Stanley, Blake DuBose of DuBose Web Group, Kim Inman of Columbia Conference Center, Fowler and Carlynn Cary of CCM Investment Advisers, Stewart and Deloris Mungo of Mungo Homes More...

City Snippets

Columbia Museum of Art develops a three year plan   More...

Sports

Falcons are state champs!

The one thing that carried the Fort Mill High baseball team all year— pitching—became its Achilles heel in the end.  More...

A.C. Flora golf dynasty continues

The A.C. Flora Falcons continued their dominance of Class AAA boys’ golf by edging out Chapin in a playoff Tuesday, May 15 at the Hackler Course at Coastal Carolina University. More...

Blue Devils are state champs!

The Dreher boys’ track team and head coach Danny Brooks and his assistant coaches won the Class AAA state track championship May 12. The state titles don’t stop there for the Blue Devils. More...

Home & Garden

Batter Up for a Summer Sport Snack Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Combining America’s top two favorite pastimes, gardening and baseball, gives families a snack garden to run bases for. More...

Star Chefs

Caramel Popcorn   More...

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NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Legals

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