November 2, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Columbia residents join Operation Christmas Child efforts

While most people in the U.S. More...

CCN members hear positives and negatives from Columbia City Council member

Columbia City Council member Leona Plaugh discussed the changes Columbia has seen over the last two years at the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods meeting Thursday, October 25. More...

USC archaeologist helps Daufuskie dig a dugout

A dugout canoe that may date back to the 18th century has been recovered on Turtle Island, a small island south of Daufuskie Island, by University of South Carolina archaeologists and residents of the sea island.  More...

Business

Southern Bedding has been helping Columbians rest since 1954

Harry Wills moved to South Carolina over 60 years ago as a salesman with Southern Cross Industry, a mattress supplier to retail outlets based out of Atlanta, Georgia. More...

City Snippets

S.C. named among top for key site selection   More...

Buy a wreath sponsorship for Fort Jackson National Cemetery

The fourth Annual Wreaths Across America Ceremony at The Fort Jackson National Cemetery will be December 15, 2012. The cost of each wreath sponsorship is $15.  Any wreath sponsorships received after that date will go toward the 2013 ceremony. More...

Society

Kappa Alphas (1950s) gather at the Summit Club

Members of the Kappa Alpha fraternity (1950s) gathered at the Summit Club October 26. Ed Mullins, Mark Buyck, Frank Ellerbe, Dr. Hal Crosswell, Dr. More...

DAR donates to Camden Archives and Museum

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, University of South Carolina Chapter, donated a set of the series, South Carolina Women: Their Lives and Times, to the Camden Archives and M More...

S.C. Daughters of Colonial Wars awards history teacher

Keirstan W. Harris, history teacher at Ashley Ridge High School in Summerville was recognized as the American History Teacher of the Year 2012- 2013 by the South Carolina Daughters of Colonial Wars. 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. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Children’s Theatre’s New S. T. A. R. Program to present variety showcase to benefit The Ronald McDonald House

“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” This quote by Theodore Roosevelt is exemplified in a group of young Columbia area actors who are using their time and talents to help make their world a better place. More...

Dreher graduate returns home to organize 345th Bombardment Group reunion

Coming home as an organizer of the upcoming 70th anniversary reunion of the fabled 345th Bombardment Group, Columbia native Mary Sloan Roby was filled with nostalgia. More...

Heart ’n‘ Soul Dance Party

Heart ’n Soul Dance Party will be held Friday, November 2, 7-10:30 p.m. at Shandon United Methodist, 3407 Devine Street, Dunn-Smith Center. More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My Normandy

Rouen, the capital of Upper Normandy, turned out to be a very interesting stop on our trip down the River Seine. It began over 3,000 years ago as a Celtic settlement ( Ratumacos meaning Race Course). More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notices

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...

Legals

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You can always go Downtown

for shopping, entertainment, food, culture, and soon... iceskating

Ice skating rink to open soon   More...

On Second Thought

SCE&G asks customers to pay for employee Zumba classes and expensive dining and alcohol

I am Frank Knapp, president and CEO of the South Carolina Small Business Chamber of Commerce, a statewide advocacy organization trying to make South Carolina a more small business friendly state.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia   More...

Choose compassion Choose dignity

Throughout the month of November, Hospice Care of South Carolina is participating in and promoting National Hospice and Palliative Care Month, a national awarenessbuilding campaign to bring attention to the more than 1.58 million people who receive c More...

Commentary

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Getting ready for bed with a canine, two felines, and one human ain’t easy

I’m just saying...

I’m learning to live in a segregated world of dogs and cats. I’ve been a cat person forever. More...

It depends on one’s point of view

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

During a recent haircut, I mentioned that I was getting acupuncture treatments for a pinched nerve. I could see Mary Ann’s reflection in the mirror I was facing. More...

Education

St. John Neumann Catholic School in pictures

Sixth graders learn to be leaders

In an effort to work on their leadership skills and to help them work more efficiently in groups, sixth graders at St. John Neumann Catholic School attended an in-school retreat recently. More...

SJN families enjoy a night of reading

Students, families, and teachers gathered recently for St. John Neumann Catholic School’s annual Reading Night. More...

St. Joseph Catholic School students walk to school

Saint Joseph Catholic School had more than 120 children walk to school as part of the 2012 “International Walk to School Day” October 3. More...

Sports

Falcons run by Dreher

Two long touchdown throws from Jake Lewis to Shelton Whittaker helped A. C. Flora roll into the playoffs with a 42-7 win over Dreher Friday, October 26.  More...

Renew leads Ben Lippen over Cardinals

Senior Tyler Renew ran 22 times for 284 yards and scored four touchdowns leading the Ben Lippen Falcons to a 39-28 win over the visiting Cardinal Newman Cardinals on Senior Night, Friday, October 26.  More...

High School Football

Week 10 Stats
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Home & Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

The camellia show at this year’s State Fair displayed 500 blooms from 50 exhibitors in five states. More...

Star Chefs

1 cup white sugar 1 cup orange juice 1 (12 oz.) package fresh cranberries   More...

November yard and garden tips

• Flowers  Bulbs - it’s time to plant those spring-flowering bulbs you purchased in September, such as daffodils, tulips, hyacinths, and crocus.  More...