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News

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Choristers to perform in Italy

On July 31, 2012, young choristers from Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will embark on a remarkable venture of music, history, faith, and culture. Under the direction of Canon Organist and Choirmaster Dr. More...

Shandon United Methodist Church serves in Hollywood, S.C.

This is the 31st year that a group of young people and adults become the hands and feet of those in the Petersfield Community in Hollywood, South Carolina. More...

First Christian Church prepares new time capsule

Fifty years ago, the congregation of First Christian Church in Columbia sealed a time capsule marking their move to a new home on Belt Line Boulevard. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Student travels with S.C. Attorney General during Supreme Court Obamacare ruling

Editor’s Note: Michael Parks is a rising senior at Ben Lippen School. More...

Deja vu all over again...another controversial hotel plan for the City

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, July 17. Council members present were Cameron Runyan, Moe Baddourah, Sam Davis, Tameika Isaac Devine, Leona Plaugh, and Mayor Steve Benjamin.  More...

Business

Company has the makings for fun and relaxation

Columbia’s Jack Oliver has worked in the pool business for over 15 years. More...

City Snippets

Richland County Vehicle Tax Bills More...

Folks about town

M.B. Kahn Construction Co., Inc. has been ranked the number one Top Contractor in South Carolina by Engineering News- Record.  Thomas E. Suggs received an honorary doctor of business administration degree from the University of South Carolina. More...

Sports

West Columbia mauls Murrells Inlet

Editor’s Note: West Columbia swept it’s opening series 3- 0 to advance to the second round of the S. C. American Legion playoffs. This is story of the first game of that best of five series.   More...

Local martial artists win national titles

The Academy of Shotokan Karate, located in Lexington, returned from a successful trip to Los Angeles for the American Amateur Karate Federation’s 51st Nationals and 2nd Junior Nationals. The group was led by Sensei John T. More...

State champs head to Southeastern Regional

Irmo Little League Majors won the 12-year-old 2012 S.C. Little League State Championship held in Kingstree July 9-15.  More...

Events

Events

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Richland County Recreation Commission calendar of events

July 20: Keep America Beautiful! Great American Clean-up The Richland County Recreation Commission is teaming up with Keep America Beautiful and Palmetto Pride for the Great American Clean-up. More...

Travel

2012 Part 2: Where to stay?

Linda and I love Spoleto and have taken it in for the past four years. It is a good excuse to spend time in Charleston, eat good food, and enjoy the plays and concerts.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

MASTER IN EQUITY'S  NOTICE OF SALE  More...

Public Notices - Legal Advertisements

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...

South Carolina is a haven for dog fighters

Another battered, helpless dog was used as bait to train upcoming teenage pit bull fighters for the ring. Braveheart arrived last Sunday night. The couple who found him wandering around brought him to PETS, Inc. More...

The Congaree Land Trust Series continues

In his long career in agriculture and natural resources, Hank Stallworth has worked in almost every aspect of those fields from legislative researcher and departmental manager to governor’s advisor, but among the most satisfying is his latest p More...

On Second Thought

League says constructing I-73 is not responsible

The League of Women Voters of South Carolina believes it is time for South Carolina’s state and federal leadership to drop consideration of the proposed I-73 and focus instead on repairing the existing road system and funding roads that have de More...

Aging Matters: Where do I go?

My office spoke with a lady who had faced numerous challenges while caring for an elderly parent living alone in a neighboring state. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County   More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

Full Story

A dash filled with love

I’m just saying...

Someone once said that when we die, if we have a tombstone, it will have our birth date and our date of death with a dash between the years. More...

Finding love in cyberspace

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

I have two friends who are relics from a distant era. Neither advanced beyond the rollicking, wicked period of time when we temporarily lost our moral bearings... the ’70s. Jerry and I worked together in Birmingham.  More...

Education

A.C. Flora students visit Germany

Eleven rising seniors from A.C. Flora High School spent ten days in June touring southern Germany. More...

Documentary filmmakers seek to “Ignite” a passion for history in students

Livingbattlefield and the National Infantry Museum Foundation (NIMF) together are launching educational initiative “Operation Ignite” to educate students nationwide about World War II in an engaging way.  More...

State’s high school dropout numbers decrease for third consecutive year

In school year 2010- 2011, 365 fewer students dropped out of state high schools than in the previous year, according to a new report from the South Carolina Department of Education. More...

Society

Palmetto Palate presents An Adventure in Good Taste

Guests enjoyed the best of the best at Palmetto Palate’s An Adventure in Good Taste July 12, 2012, at 701 Whaley. More...

An action-packed year for Historic Columbia Foundation’s 34th Annual Jubilee: Festival of Heritage

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 of Heritage.&n More...

Do you remember?

The ocean voyage continues

Last week we were on our way to Istanbul in Turkey, and I promised to tell you about my porthole in our cabin on the ship. The name of this ship was USNS P Eldon H. Johnson, named for a World War II hero.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Shannon Willis Scruggs: Excellence in many ways

Nineteen summers ago, I sat in the living room of Sandra and Mike Willis in northeast Columbia to interview their 18-year-old daughter, Shannon, recently graduated from Spring Valley High School. I was the editor of The Richland Northeast newspaper. More...

Home & Garden

Breeding Beyond Borders

Stopping to smell the flowers

The arranged marriage of a native southern belle to a central European made headlines in the 1980s. The pairing produced an offspring Clematis ‘Rooguchi’ that is still turning heads in gardens throughout USDA hardiness zones 5-8. More...

Star Chefs

Green Grape Salad   More...