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Upcoming sales tax holiday a big help to small businesses

Ben Homeyer, state director of the National Federation of Independent Business says South Carolina’s upcoming sales tax holiday will be a big help to small businesses still recovering from the recession. More...

News

S & S Art Supply supports mental health recovery

S & S Art Supply held its second Annual Silent Auction fundraiser Saturday, July 21, 2012. Over $2,000 was raised by the Silent Auction to benefit the Art of Recovery program at the South Carolina Department of Mental Health.  More...

Condoleezza Rice headlines Global Leadership Summit

Former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice headlines the 2012 Global Leadership Summit broadcast live from Willow Creek Church near Chicago August 9- 10. More...

No one should go hungry

Getting food is not as easy as one might think especially for families who have experienced a cut in work hours or the loss of employment. And no one should go hungry. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Auditor clears up Mass Transit Fee mess

Richland County vehicle tax bills due by the end of July 2012 included the Mass Transit Fee which funded the bus system. More...

Citizens ask for safe county roads

The first thing to happen at this week’s July 24 Richland County Council meeting was the reading of a proclamation honoring National Aviation Week, which runs August 12-18. More...

Asphalt emulsions plant expansion and possible restaurant with the B-25 draw RCC attention

The Rosewood Community Council ( RCC) held its quarterly meeting Thursday, July 19 that focused on areas in and around the Jim Hamilton- Owens Field Airport.  More...

Education

A.C. Flora graduate awarded Stevenson music scholarship

Hannah Edmonds, a 2012 graduate of A.C. Flora High School, has been awarded the 2012 Dr. John R. Stevenson Music Scholarship.   More...

Junior Achievement of Central S.C. experiences student growth for 2011-12 school year

Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina ( JACSC) recently announced that it grew the number of K-12 students that it impacted during the 2011-12 school year by 27% percent, or 2296 students, over the previous year. More...

Richland Northeast High School graduate awarded college-sponsored National Merit scholarship

Davis Borucki, a 2012 graduate of Richland Northeast High School, has earned a college- sponsored National Merit Boston University Scholarship. More...

Sports

From X-Man to Daddy-Man to Coach

These days Xavier McDaniel finds himself in an unfamiliar spot in a basketball arena. From the late ’70s to 1998, McDaniel was on the court scoring points and helping his team win games. More...

Cavaliers clawing back to the top

Overview: A move back to the zone-read offense saw an increase of two wins (7-5 to 9-3) for the Richland Northeast Cavaliers in 2011. More...

Arts & Entertainment

An Evening with the Thigpens: Trustus Theatre says “goodbye” to co-founders Jim and Kay Thigpen August 20

An Evening with the Thigpens, a celebration honoring Trustus Theatre retiring co-founders Kay and Jim Thigpen, is coming to the Trustus Main Stage Monday, August 20.  This one-night-only event will be an evening of memories and reflections looki More...

USC to stage Looking Over the President’s Shoulder

USC will stage the one- man production of Looking Over the Presi - dent’s Shoulder, an awardwinning play based on a true story about the observations of an African- American butler who served four U. S. presidents. Staged before U.S. More...

Southern Designer Showcase semi-finalists announced

After scouring the nation for the most talented southern designers, Belk has selected 36 semifinalists out of hundreds of designer applicants to compete for the opportunity to have their collections sold in select Belk stores and on Belk.com.  More...

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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...

Zoo’s Penguin Coast is hoppin’ with the arrival of one cool chick

A five-week-old rockhopper penguin, born at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden June 14, is now making its home on the zoo’s Penguin Coast.  More...

130 Midlands Children appear in scrumdidilyumptious performance

More than 130 Midlands children will appear in the Columbia Children’s Theatre’s (CCT) YouTheatre production of Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Junior. More...

Commentary

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Bring back public hangings

I’m just saying...

Like thousands of people the world over, I woke up Friday morning to the news about the Aurora, Colorado shootings during the premier of the latest Batman movie. More...

Meeting Amelia

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

I have a short list of places on my eternal Lent list. Most are businesses that wronged me or relied on policy detrimental to customers. More...

Business

Ceiling fan retailer turns with the times

Dan’s Fan City, located at 275 Harbison Boulevard, one of 44 stores in a seven state region, is known as “America’s largest independent ceiling fan retailer.” The Columbia store, currently managed by Jon Flamholtz, specializes More...

City Snippets

South Carolina REALTORS® (SCR) releases its June Statewide Market Reports.   More...

Folks about town

Attorney Wayne Ridgeway of Burriss and Ridgeway has recently been named a “Rising Star” by Super Lawyers magazine. More...

Society

Miss Joye and Mr. Lovett plan December wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Milton Joye ( Deborah Weed) are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Anne Joye to Furman Donald Lovett, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Eugene Lovett (Miriam Younginer), all of Irmo, South Carolina. More...

Miss Castle and Mr. Black marry in Destin, Florida

Lauren D. Castle, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. William Castle of Germantown, Tennessee, and Bradley T. Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Black of Starkville, Mississippi, were married April 21 in The Resort of Pelican Beach in Dustin, Florida. The Rev. More...

Columbia celebrates the 85th Anniversary of Paul Redfern’s flight

Contributed by Historic Columbia Foundation   Historic Columbia Foundation in partnership with members of the Paul Rinaldo Redfern Aviation Society will celebrate the 85th Anniversary of Paul Redfern’s Historic attempt to fly non-stop from More...

Events

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Boomer-onics seminars advise baby boomers

When boomers need advice on aging issues, Columbia’s Boomer-onics has the answer.  Janet Haladay of Aging Gracefully, along with Dee Hooks, has begun a series of seminars that will help give baby boomers, seniors, and caregivers a plethora More...

Home & Garden

Trish’s Trash Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Trish Sargent is working with nature to leave her third of an acre landscape better than it was 19 years ago when she and husband Bill moved to their Sunnyside Street home. “I like to see what nature does” is her gardening credo. More...

Star Chefs

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Travel

Part 3: Where to eat?

Spoleto gave Linda and me the opportunity to once again dine in Charleston. More...