October 19, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fort Jackson prior landowners’ descendants hold reunion

Sometime around 1917 the landowners received notices that they would have to sell their land and relocate. This had to be devastating. More...

Memories of Fort Jackson land

These are stories my mother relayed to me. She was born in 1900 and was a wealth of information on the old days.  John J. Howell The Fallen Horse  More...

Church Women United honors citizens for service

On Oct. 5 Church Women United (CWU) of Columbia honored area citizens for their service to our community. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council takes first step in ordinance change

The first reading of a text amendment change regarding sexually oriented businesses was approved at the Columbia City Council meeting October 16 held at Burton- Pack Elementary School.  More...

Forest Acres City Council chooses caterer for Roof Top Rhythms

Plans are shaping up for a new event at Rooftop Rhythms – an oyster roast.  More...

Property in Olympia must be rezoned for family to move forward

Two years ago, Bobby Giles and his two sons, Bobby Jr. and Jonathan, presented the Olympia community with plans for a new convenience store and laundry mat at the corner of Olympia Avenue and Bluff Road. More...

Education

St. John Neumann Catholic School holds first annual fall festival

St. John Neumann Catholic School celebrated fall with an afternoon of family fun and festivities at the first annual Fall Festival held on the school grounds. More...

Saint Joseph Catholic School cuts ribbon on new playground

Rev. Msgr. Richard D. Harris, V.G. More...

Blythewood High School and Bethel Hanberry Elementary School students team up to celebrate diversity

Bethel Hanberry Elementary School students had the opportunity to learn about Hispanic Culture from Blythewood High School Spanish honor students. More...

Sports

Falcons fly by Westwood

Despite having a day less to prepare, the A.C. Flora ground game was nearly flawless as the Falcons rushed for 400 yards and six touchdowns in a 52-6 win over the Westwood Redhawks Thursday, October 11.  More...

Lions roar at Hammond

A battle of the undefeated Hammond Skyhawks and Augusta Christian Lions came down to a twopoint conversion. That gamble paid off as the conversion gave the Lions a 29- 28 win Friday, October 12 at Hammond.  More...

High School Football

Week 8 Stats
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Home & Garden

The season of self-sowing

Stopping to smell the flowers

As adult gardeners there was a time when none of us knew about what seems second nature now. For instance, the concepts of ‘annual’ and ‘perennial’ are understood through experience more than verbal definitions.  More...

Star Chefs

Perennial Vegetables

Asparagus Roll Ups More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My Normandy

Part 8: Chateau Gaillard Today

The rivalry between Richard the Lionheart, Duke of Normandy, and Philip Augustus, King of France, led Richard to build “The Castle of the Rock,” later named Chateau Gaillard, to keep watch on the French who were based in Paris, 59 miles u More...

Clemson chair wins Best of Show

For the first time, youth at the Department of Juvenile Justice (DJJ) submitted items for competition to the South Carolina State Fair, and there were big winners in nearly every category. More...

A moment of silence...

Before their game, the A.C. More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Debates...two little school boys playing war

I’m just saying...

The election season is in full swing and boy oh boy! More...

Refusing to grow up

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

The story spread like wildfire. The new girl had broken up with Mike. We were 15or so and just getting into relationships without using training wheels. She handed him a dime and said, “Call me when you grow up.”  More...

Business

Southern Baked Company opens Street

According to thesouthernbakedcandlecompany.com, the Southern Baked Candle Company was born when owner Debey Hancock wanted to “Have her cake and burn it too.” She combined her love of baking and her love of candles to bring a whole new le More...

City Snippets

Crescent Dairy & Beverages LLC to generate 60 jobs  Crescent Dairy & Beverages LLC will be investing in a new ultra-pasteurized beverage processing facility in Colleton County. More...

City seeks nominations for relaunch of Business Spotlight Program

The City of Columbia is currently seeking nominations for the re-launch of the Business Spotlight Program. The goal of this program is to highlight and commemorate the accomplishments of exceptional local businesses.  More...

Society

Miss Burrows and Mr. Cuddington exchange vows October 6, 2012

Daniela M. Burrows and Stephen M. Cuddington were married in The Church of the Good Shepherd October 6, 2012, at 4 p. m. The Rev. Dr. James Fraser Lyon IV performed the double ring ceremony. Music was provided by Dr. David Lowry.  More...

Red Cross honors Clara Barton Society members

The Amer ican Red Cross, Columbia Region hosted its annual recognition event to honor members of the Clara Barton Society Thursday, October 4, 2012, at the Governor’s Mansion located at 800 Richland Street in Columbia. More...

Mayor holds first awareness weekend

The people of Columbia were given the opportunity to honor the memories of those who have lost their lives from breast cancer or domestic violence at the first annual Mayor’s Awareness Weekend held Friday, October 12, 2012 and Saturday, October 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...

Historic Columbia Foundation’s 50th Anniversary Year concludes with Birthday Celebration at Robert Mills House

Historic Columbia Foundation caps off its 50th anniversary year with a Birthday Celebration at the Robert Mills House and Gardens on Friday, November 9 at 7 p.m.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Opera presented at USC

University of South Carolina School of Music will host Don Giovanni by W.A. Mozart (sung in Italian) Friday and Saturday, November 2 and 3, at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 4, at 3 p.m. More...

Four Carolina Ballet dancers inducted into National Honor Society for Dance Arts

Carolina Ballet announced the recent induction of four pre-professional dancers into the National Honor Society for Dance Arts.  The National Honor Society for Dance Arts recognizes outstanding dance achievements in middle and high school level More...

Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees host Hall of Horrors this month

For more than 30 years, the Cayce-West Columbia Jaycees have produced the Hall of Horrors, one of South Carolina’s longest running haunted attractions. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE Nsoro MasTec, LLC (on behalf of AT&T Mobility) proposes to replace existing antennas and to collocate additional antennas on the exterior wall of the rooftop of the Cornell Arms apartment building located at 1230 Pendleton Street, Columbia 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...