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News

Historic marker for the late Rev. I. DeQuincey Newman unveiled

The name and reputation of the late Reverend I. DeQuincey Newman is well known among present- day Columbians. To insure it will survive for future generations, a historic plaque at his Chappelle Street home was unveiled Saturday, June 30.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Mayor Benjamin plans world class city

When Benjamin first took office two years ago, he says there were four areas he focused on the most: public safety, job creation, providing a clean city, and a fiscally responsible city.  More...

Belinda Gergel leaves Columbia City Council to live in Charleston

Saturday, June 30 marked the last official day for Dr. Belinda Gergel as a member of Columbia City Council. More...

Daniel Rickenmann leaves Columbia City Council to focus on his businesses

While residents were honoring Councilman Daniel Rickenmann at his last Columbia City Council meeting June 26 for his eight years of service, he honored his family for their support during his time on the council. More...

Education

Fifteen Richland One students awarded scholarships by sorority

The Gamma Nu Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Inc. More...

Hammond School student awarded Eagle Scout medal

Jacob Carter Luksik, a member of Boy Scout Troop 324 chartered by the Men’s Club at Bethel United Methodist Church (UMC) in Columbia, was awarded his Eagle Scout medal at a Court of Honor held at Bethel UMC Saturday, June 30. More...

Richland One announces student, staff awards

Hand Middle School Latin I students won two gold medals/Summa Cum Laude, one silver medal/Maxima Cum Laude, four Magna Cum Laude Certificates, and five Cum Laude Certificates in The National Latin Ex More...

Sports

Hard work was English’s key to success

Alex English has never been afraid to work hard to achieve his goals. More...

Blue Devils building on 2011 momemtum

Overview: The Dreher Blue Devils returned to the playoffs in 2011, and entering week nine of last season, they had a 3-5 record and a shot at the region title. However, back-to-back losses to Airport and A.C. Flora dropped them to third place.  More...

Dunbar wins Atlanta Collegiate Amateur Challenge

The Atlanta Collegiate Amateur Challenge was the third event held in the Hurricane Collegiate Amateur Series. More...

Home & Garden

Tangerine Tango is the Color of the Year

Plants cycle in and out of fashion just like clothes. Even color s come and go. More...

Star Chefs

Orange Foods

Baked Sweet Potato Sticks 1 Tbsp. olive oil1/2 tsp. paprika8 sweet potatoes,sliced lengthwiseinto quarters More...

Travel

A Step into Kingstree’s Past

Conclusion: Carolina Marsh Tacky Horses

Spanish Conquistador Hernando de Soto unloaded nine ships in Florida, packed up over 200 horses with a year’s worth of supplies for 600 men and headed north with gold, glory, and the Gospel on his mind. More...

Lt. Col . Horace E. Crouch served his nation and our community

A honeymoon in the mountains of Oregon was cut short by the news of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  The husband, Lt. Col. Horace E. More...

Commentary

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Reality isn’t too realistic

I’m just saying...

These reality shows are getting out of hand. More...

Responsible Americans

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

America has been headed to Hell on a runaway freight train for quite some time. The direction has been obvious since my grandfather was a whippersnapper. More...

Business

There’s a Lucky Find! in Columbia

Diane Smith “recycles beautiful things” at her dream-come-true store, Lucky Find! Consignments.  More...

Hometown entrepreneur brings upscale shoe store to Trenholm Plaza

Gwen Rawls says a woman’s wardrobe is created from the ground up. More...

City Snippets

The Palm arrives   More...

Society

Miss Alpha Kappa Alpha Debutante 2012-2014 crowned May 19, 2012

Miss Hilton EllAnne Gilbert was crowned Miss Alpha Kappa Alpha Debutante 2012-2014 May 19, 2012 at Epsilon Chi Omega Chapter’s 51st Debutante Cotillion.  More...

Miss Harvin and Mr. Kirby exchange wedding vows June 30, 2012

Mr. and Mrs. David Wayne Kirby were married June 30, 2012, at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. The marriage is announced by Mr. and Mrs. Steven LeGrande Harvin, the bride’s parents of Columbia. More...

Meredith Hoffman ends reign as Peach Queen

For the past 19 years, the Lexington County Peach Festival has held unique significance for Meredith Hoffman. She has enjoyed the celebration of patriotism and peaches each year, but her focus has been the Peach pageants. More...

Events

Columbia Museum of Art August calendar

The Art of Seating: Two Hundred Years of American Design April 28-August 26, 2012 Most chairs encountered throughout the day define themselves fairly simply-a place at the family table, a comfortable spot with a great view of the river More...

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Arts & Entertainment

Town Theatre presents its summer blockbuster Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

“Way, way back many centuries ago – not long after the Bible began – Jacob lived in the land of Canaan – a fine example of a family man.” The story of Jacob and his favorite son, Joseph, opens at Town Theatre Friday, Jul More...

Carolina Ballet members go off for Summer Study

Seventeen young dancers from the Carolina Ballet and Center for Dance Education pre-professional training program have been selected to study at prestigious summer intensive programs throughout the country.  More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-  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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