August 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

New exhibit at Columbia Metropolitan Airport honors 70th anniversary of Columbia Army Air Base and the Doolittle Raiders

To learn or refresh your memory about one of military history’s most storied missions—with origins right here in Columbia—visit a new exhibit at Columbia Metropolitan Airport, flanking the USO Room. More...

News

Quirky Crimes in The Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Spring Valley Baptist Church saves 1,000 people from starvation

With each gong that sounded at the August 18 Stop Hunger Now packing event, volunteers at Spring Valley Baptist Church saved another 1,000 people from starving.  That gong sounded more than 45 times before the event was over, and the congregatio More...

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church works to bring neighbors together

Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church is finding ways to bring its neighbors together. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Forest Hills Neighborhood Association gathers for ice cream

On April 12, 2012 Forest Hills Neighborhood held an ice cream social for families, friends, children and pets. It was well attended and the neighborhood once again is overflowing with children. More...

Education

Richland One goes back to school

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Richland One convocation celebrates start of new school year

“Enjoy our past successes, but set your goals even higher for this new school year.”  That was the challenge Richland One Superintendent Dr. More...

Richland Northeast High School’s history teacher takes educational mission to Turkey

Dr. Charles Vaughan, history teacher at Richland Northeast High School, was part of an educational mission to Turkey June 28-July 12, hosted by the Turkish Cultural Foundation  More...

Events

Comedian Ron White coming to Township Auditorium

Comedian Ron “Tater Salad” White, best known as the cigar smoking, scotch drinking funnyman from the “Blue Collar Company” will be performing at The Township Auditorium Septem More...

Events

•ADULT/SENIORS   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sculpture in Bloom

Sculpture in Bloom, an unusual collaborative exhibition combining the sculpture of Sharon Collings Licata and the floral artistry of arrangers from Dimension in Art, a Judges Study Group of the SC Garden Clubs, Inc. More...

Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation presents Jazz Under the Stars Eighth Annual Jazzfest

The Skipp Pearson Jazz Foundation in partnership with The State Media Company will present the 8th Annual Jazz Under the Stars Jazzfest beginning Wednesday, September 5 through Sunday, September 9.  More...

Pinkalicious the Musical returns to Columbia Children’s Theatre

Pinkalicious Pinkerton can’t stop eating pink foods, but when she comes down with a case of “pinki titis” she’s going to have to try.  More...

Travel

Spoleto 2012

Conclusion: Afternoon Tea

Once upon a time not so long ago, my wonderful wife Linda was the unofficial Tea Lady of South Carolina. In this honored position she taught the Pleasures of Tea in tea parlors around the state.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Cleophis Bates intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of beer and wine at 6820 N. More...

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Flagstar Bank, FSB vs. Patricia A.  More...

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

974433 MASTER’S SALE 2009-CP- 40-4952 BY VIRTUE of the decree heretofore granted in the case of: The Bank of New York Mellon formerly known as The Bank of New York as successor Trustee to JPMorgan Chase Bank, as Trustee against Joseph Glenn Ver More...

Lower Richland graduate to be promoted to brigadier general

Since its establishment in 1947, SC State University’s Army ROTC has developed 15 general officers. Following in the footsteps of these 15 gentlemen, Col. Bruce Crawford was recently nominated for the leading position of brigadier general. More...

African American sites in Columbia need to be preserved

Dr. Valinda Littlefield and Margaret Perkins attend Preservation matters: the Future of Historic African American Sites in Columbia sponsored by Historic Columbia Foundation More...

On Second Thought

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

Parenting is effort and luck

His name is Bruce, and he plays guitar. He also sings a little and writes songs. I’m pretty sure he has another job. Kenny Chesney ain’t singing Bruce’s songs, and a fellow has to eat. More...

I’m just saying...

Butterfly bedsheets don’t do it for college boys

I’ve spent the last week getting my step-son ready to go back to college, and this year he’s living on campus in the dorms. More...

40–Something

A prayer of thanks

I offer this prayer for the parents as well as the aunts, uncles, brothers, sisters, friends, and anyone who has ever had their lives touched by a child.  Thank you God for ten fingers and ten toes.  Thank you for that first smile.  Th More...

Commentary

Do you remember?

Table manners

Table manners were very important in my family when I was growing up. I had a schoolteacher aunt who would come to visit from Virginia on holidays in the summer. More...

Business

If It’s Paper reopens on Gervais Street

If It’s Paper has moved from its original location at 2429 North Main Street to 1801 Gervais Street, a move made possible by Columbia businessman Cubby Culbertson. More...

City Snippets

BauschLinnemann North America to headquarter in Horry County   More...

Theater company finds permanent home

Stage 5 Theater has been in the area for several years and has now officially found a permanent home near Williams Brice Stadium.  More...

Sports

Bearcats explode for 50 in opener

The Brookland-Cayce football team found itself down 6-0 after the first few plays of the game against C.A. Johnson Friday, August 17, but rallied for a lopsided 50-12 win at Bolden Stadium to begin the 2012 campaign.  More...

Falcons sweep SDS Invitational

In the first showcase meet of the 2012 SCISA swimming season, it was Ben Lippen that claimed the men’s and women’s titles at the Spartanburg Day School Invitational held August 18 at Converse College. More...

Vikings take shine off Diamonds

Weather and thunder delayed the start of the 2012 football season last Friday night at Lower Richland Stadium.  More...

Home & Garden

Thinking like a butterfly at garden center clearance sales

Stopping to smell the flowers

With fall approaching garden centers are clearing spring and summer merchandise for their fall fanfare. More...

Star Chefs

Butterfly Buns

1 cup self-rising flour 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa powder 1 Tbsp. hot water 1/4 cup margarine 1/4 cup white sugar  More...

Butterfly Shrimp

18 med.-lg. shrimp 1 med. egg 1-1/2 Tbsp. flour 1 lg. onion, sliced 2-1/2 Tbsp. vegetable oil  More...