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Trinity episcopal Cathedral begins bicentennial celebration

A celebration will begin the year-long commemoration of the Bicentennial of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral Sunday, October 7 in the State House on the ground floor where Trinity’s first services were held before the church was built. More...

Providence Presbyterian Church prepares for “Hammer the Hills”

Providence Presbyterian Church is preparing for the 9th Annual Habitat for Humanity Run/Walk (aka “Hammer the Hills”), which raises funds to support Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity’s mission of providing affordable housi More...

Midlands Council life members of AT&T Pioneers sponsor food drive

The AT&T Pioneers celebrated 100 years of in November of 2011. The group has a long list of projects they participate in including the Harvest Hope Backpack Program. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council hears need for education about diabetes

On October 2, 2012, the Richland County Council featured a presentation by Dr. More...

Voters will decide the addition of penny sales tax

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods discussed the penny referendum at its monthly meeting Thursday, September 27. In November voters will decide whether or not Richland County should add an additional penny on the sales tax. More...

West Columbia City Council to name the West Columbia riverwalk Park in memory of former mayor Wyman m, “mac” rish

The regular meeting of the West Columbia City Counci l was held on October 2, 2012. Members present were Mayor Joe Owens, Mayor Pro tem Boyd Jones, L Dale Harley, Casey J. Hallman, Tommy Par ler, Er ic Fowler, Teddy Wingard, and Abby Bray.  More...

Education

Richland One announces honors and awards

JROTC program earns highest rating

The Lower Richland High School JROTC cadets, known as the Diamond Battalion, earned first place overall in a drill meet hosted by Keenan High School on September 15. More...

Students perform at furman University’s “Cellobration”

Three Richland One students participated in Furman University’s “Cellobration,” an annual workshop that brings together more than 130 cello players from South Carolina. More...

Reading Rocks receives national recognition

Reading Rocks, Richland One’s annual literacy celebration, has been recognized by the American Association of School Librarians (AASL). More...

Sports

Diamonds shine in region opener against dreher

It was a trip back to the future last Thursday night at Memorial Stadium. The Lower Richland Diamond Hornets played at the championship level they used to more than 20 years ago. More...

High School football Week 6 Stats

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Silver foxes wear down Irmo

A football game is two equal halves. And last Friday night, the Dutch Fork Silver Foxes executed the air and ground parts of their offense in equal and effective measure.  More...

Home & Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Plants provide permanence and prosperity to our lives not supplied by manmade possessions. Their sensory qualities penetrate our memories connecting past to the present.  More...

Star Chefs

No Bake Cookie   More...

Temporary closure of Cedar Creek Canoe launch october 16-17

To allow for survey work to take place and to ensure visitor safety, the Cedar Creek Canoe Launch at Congaree National Park in Hopkins, South Carolina, will be closed Tuesday-Wednesday, October 16-17. More...

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Legals

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

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Columbia native receives Purple Heart

Columbia native Staff Sgt. Andrew Peterson was presented the Purple Heart this week during a ceremony at Marine Corps Base Hawaii – Kaneohe Bay. More...

Forest Hills, Columbia’s first planned subdivision, continues to thrive

Forest Hills, near the heart of Columbia, dates back to the 1920s. More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Snake oil comes in cosmetics too

I’m just saying...

Commercials kill me.  More and more every day they seem to insult our intelligence and/or try to slip important information past us.  Take the cosmetic commercials for example.  They promise us lush and thicker lashes if we use their m More...

Jumping the Shark

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

I think Shark Week has finally jumped the shark. For anyone unfamiliar with television culture, let me explain. Shark Week is a quarter century old TV series on Discovery that designates one week each year to celebrate sharks. More...

Business

New Italian restaurant opens on Devine Street

George and Monica Kessler have recently opened “Il Giorgione” Italian restaurant at 2406 Devine Street. More...

City installs new bike corrals

The City of Columbia announced on Thursday, September 27, 2012 the installation of four new bike corrals.  The bike corrals will be installed at various locations around the City and will provide opportunities for cyclists to have secure locatio More...

Correction

Mike and Charlotte Easler of The Crescent Olive, located at 2901 C Devine Street in Columbia More...

Society

Kenneth Marshall Cliatt

A Christian celebration of the life of Kenneth Marshall Cliatt was held at 2: 30 p. m. Saturday, September 29, 2012, at North Trenholm Baptist Church with interment in Greenlawn Memorial Park. More...

President Obama sends congratulations to couple for 50th anniversary

  On Monday, September 24, 2012, John and Eva Pearl Sims Curry celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. More...

Countdown to the Dreher Class of ’62 reunion is underway

The first weekend in November will bring with it the 50th Reunion of the Dreher Class of 1962. We are planning a big celebration and we want everyone who possibly can to come and help us make it memorable. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Animal Protection League annual benefit auction will be held Saturday, November 3, 6-10 p.m., Medallion Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road. Tickets in advance $55 or $320 for table of eight. Also accepting donated items for the auction. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Trustus partners with Columbia museum of art to present red

Trustus Theatre and the Columbia Museum of Art are bringing Tony-award winning play Red to Columbia. This award-winning script by John Logan will come to life on stage October 10-14 at the Columbia Museum of Art. More...

USC lab Theatre presents august Snow

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present August Snow October 11-14, 2012, at the Lab Theatre, 1400 Wheat Street.  Show times for the production are 8 p.m. nightly. More...

Acclaimed clarinetist solos with USC Symphony orchestra

Clarinetist Alexander Fiterstein will perform with the University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra Tuesday, October 16, 7:30 p.m. at the Koger Center for the Arts. More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My Normandy

Part 6: Giverny and Monet

The quaint village of Giverny on the Seine about 46 miles down river from Paris was discovered by Claude Monet (1840-1926) in 1883. More...