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News

White takes to new role like a duck in water

As a lifelong outdoorsman and avid waterfowl hunter, Stuart J. White has taken like a duck to water to his role as new executive director of the Congaree Land Trust.  More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Pertinent information saves time, money, and you

I’m just saying...

I think that people deserve to get what I call “pertinent information” before they actually need that information.  For instance, there’s this gas station that I like to go to between car washes. More...

Tiger’s Country Song

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

Many years ago golf was considered a rich man’s sport. Local country clubs offered the best and sometimes only available courses and provided lessons for the privileged few. More...

Education

Educators earn credit by learning about agriculture

Richland County educators Arlene Alston, Louisa Bradford, Patricia Brouwer, Mitzi Daniels, Donnell Edwards, Madison Hutto, and Bridget Cuneo were among the 50 educators from across the state who recently completed a rigorous week learning about the i More...

Rep. Joan Brady awards two scholarships

SC State House Representative Joan Brady, District 78, Republican from Richland County, recently had the honor of presenting a $ 1,000.00 scholarship to two outstanding and deserving seniors, both of whom graduated from Richland Northeast High School More...

Sports

For Kimrey, it’s the relationships, not the trophies

Football fans in the Columbia area mostly remember Erik Kimrey for two things: the fade pass to Jermale Kelly in 2000 against Mississippi State and winning championships as head coach at Hammond. More...

Skyhawks are loaded again in 2012

Overview: Hammond’s opponents missed an opportunity to break the Skyhawks’ stranglehold on the SCISA AAA football championship trophy. More...

Hale named a top 50 distance running coach

The USA Track & Field Association recently announced that Dr. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Historic Columbia Foundation’s 34th Annual Jubilee: Festival of Heritage to be held August 18

Celebrating the rich cultural heritage and entrepreneurial spirit of one African-American family – who lived and worked on the same property for more than 140 years –Historic Columbia Foundation presents the 34th annual Jubilee: Festival More...

Columbia actress appears on Disney’s A. N. T. Farm

Emma McWilliams, Irmo High School 2011 graduate and Columbia resident, appeared on a recent episode of Disney’s A. N. T. Farm. (The episode entitled “modeling assignmANT” appeared June 22 at 8:00 p.m. EST.)  More...

First Citizens Foundation donates $40,000 to Columbia Museum of Art

The First Citizens Foundation has donated $40,000 to the Columbia Museum of Art. More...

Pets

Do not buy from puppy mills

Support animal cruelty laws addressing puppy mills

Puppy mills are inhumane, commercial breeding facilities that produce puppies for the pet trade. Puppy mill operators sell puppies in pet stores, over the Internet, at flea markets, and even in parking lots, often to unknowing consumers.  More...

The top four summertime pet emergencies

It’s summertime fun for you and your pet but do you know the top four pet emergencies to beware of this time of year? The region’s only Board Certified Critical Care Veterinary Specialist, Dr. More...

Tomorrow’s Leaders converge at State House

A group of nearly 900 boys from across the state of South Carolina assembled last month, beginning Sunday, June 10 though Saturday, June 16 for a week of competition, education, and life-long friendship at Palmetto Boys State hosted on the campus of More...

On Second Thought

Businesses should begin preparing for Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Background: In short, the court battle over the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) is over. The US Supreme Court says the law is valid. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council: tomato viruses, dog parks, and the Vista

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, July 10. More...

West Columbia’s Fowler receives the Order of the Silver Crescent

Eric L. Fowler, West Columbia City Council member for West Columbia District No. 2, was awarded the Order of the Silver Crescent by South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley. More...

Forest Acres stopping excessive yard sales

On July 10, the Forest Acres City Council clarified that people wanting to hold garage sales every week within the city limits need to know that’s just not going to cut it.  More...

Business

Art and food make a perfect match

From the beginning of time there has always been a strong relationship between the making of food and the making of art – and those two concepts have found a perfect marriage in the new Pasta Fresca location on Forest Drive near Trenholm Road.& More...

City Snippets

NASCAR’s Sprint Cup Series has new home  “Good Morning Columbia moves to WENZ-FM   More...

Folks about town

Thomas E. Suggs received an honorary Doctor of Business Administration degree from the University of South Carolina. More...

Society

Do you remember?

The ocean voyage

I will never forget my first ocean voyage. I was an Army wife and had no concept of what it was like to be on the high seas. I was glad I did not know beforehand we would be on board for three weeks before reaching our destination. More...

Coach George Washington Johnson Jr.

George W. Johnson, Jr., affectionately known by all as “Coach,” was born on July 18, 1927, to the proud parents George and Estelle Johnson in Lucknow, S.C. He went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Tuesday, July 3, 2012.  More...

Citizen working abroad buys ten AC’s for the elderly

Sheriff Leon Lott stated that an electrical contractor working in Afghanistan made a call to Lowes (7441 Two Notch Road) on Tuesday, July 3, 2012, and paid for ten air conditioning units to assist the Richland County Sheriff ’s Department Proje More...

Events

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Upcoming events at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden

Toucan Tuesdays Tuesdays this summer through August 28 Two can visit Riverbanks Zoo and Garden for the price of one Tuesdays this summer with a donation of two cans of non-perishable food to Harvest Hope Food Bank. Riverbanks More...

Home & Garden

Two Peas in a Pod

Stopping to smell the flowers

The idiom “two peas in a pod” can describe plants as well as people. The phrase usually refers to two people who have characteristics virtually indistinguishable from one another.  More...

Star Chefs

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Travel

Spoleto 2012

Part 1: Who, when, where, why, and how?

Spoleto ( Spoletium) is an ancient city in Italy that was settled way back in 241 BC. Under the Roman Empire, it became famous for its wine. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 33-14-107 of the South Carolina Business Corporation Act of 1988 that The JAG Corporation of South Carolina (the "Company'') has dissolved by filing its Articles of Dissolution on June 28, 2012 More...

Legals

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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...