November 9, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Student Veterans volunteer for flag duty

By the dawn’s early light, on a near-freezing morning in November, seven military veterans, most of them CIU students, filed out of the Columbia International University administration building and with resolution in their step, gathered at the More...

Careers in agriculture are available for Veterans

Veterans Day honors Veterans for their dedicated and loyal service. It’s important to thank veterans for their service. More...

A special salute goes to Rev. Derry Rutherford

A special salute goes to Rev. Derry Rutherford who is in Palmetto Health Baptist Hospital. Derry is the son of the late Johnny and Mary Rutherford. He is married to Elizabeth Counts Rutherford, and they have three children and eight grandchildren. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Members of the Dreher Class of 1952 gather

1st row seated (l-r): Jimmy Kanellos, Ken Stiles, Mary Benson Brown, Christine Woods Murphy, Meda DuBose Peeples, Joan Harper Smith, Clarita Smith Peebles, Ann Garret Cason, Cordie Jernigan Huggins, More...

Thursday Book Club celebrates 75th year

The members of the Thursday Book Club celebrated their 75th Anniversary in October with a delightful luncheon at the Palmetto Club.  More...

Hyatt park/Keenan Terrace neighborhood association hears news about recyling

Betty McCoy, with Keep the Midlands Beautiful, spoke on what new items can be recycledto the Hyatt Park/Keenan Terrace Neighborhood Association Tuesday, November 6.  More...

Education

Burton-pack Elementary School seeks community’s votes in 2012 Healthy School Makeover contest

Burton-Pack Elementary School needs your vote to win a $45,000 prize package in the 2012 Healthy School Makeover Contest. The deadline to vote is Wednesday, November 14 on the web at www.sparkpe.org/ or on Facebook at www.facebook . More...

Richland Two offers Choice and Magnet program opportunities

It’s time to learn more about Richland School District Two’s Choice and Magnets programs. The district will hold its annual Choice Fair on Thursday, November 29 at Richland Northeast High School from 6:30-8 p.m.  More...

A.C. Flora SIC invites community to attend drug and alcohol prevention forum

The School Improvement Council (SIC) of A.C. Flora High School is hosting a community drug and alcohol prevention forum on Thursday, November 15 at 6 p.m. in the school theatre. More...

Society

Miss Andrews and Mr. Wolford exchange vows October 26, 2012

Colette Bennett Andrews and Thomas Douglas MacKinnon Wolford, both of Nashville, Tennessee, were married October 26, 2012, at Saint Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. Msgr. Richard Harris, V.G., performed the 6:30 p.m. ceremony.  More...

In Memory of Claude M. Scarborough Jr.

Nelso n Mu llins Riley & Scarborough LLP mour ns th e pa ssi ng of Clau de Mood Scarbor - oughJr. ,husbandof Sa ra h Carpe nter Sca r- boroug h, wh o died Sat - urd ay, Sep temb er 15, 2012, at his Co lumbia home. More...

Women’s issues page

next week, we will have the second Women’s issues page. The november 16th issue will feature an article by Jan Collins about Dining for Women. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS  The Animal Mission will benefit from a comedy show featuring Grandma Lee Saturday, November 17, 8 p.m., The Comedy Zone at Clarion Hotel, 1615 Gervais Street. 776-7387.  •ART   More...

Home & Garden

A Roadmap to Garden Adventures

Stopping to smell the flowers

Gardening is an adventure and a good garden book is a welcome diversion after a day of raking leaves, deadheading perennials, and mulching beds.  More...

Star Chefs

Spinach Brownies   More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My Normandy

Part 11: Joan of Arc

Jeanne d’Arc, the Maid of Orleans – Joan of Arc – was born in 1412 and led the French army to victory over the English at Orléans at age 18 during the Hundred Years’ War. More...

A.C. Flora graduate returns with The DRIFT and Post Echo

The world of live music, video art and graphic novels collide and create a new visual art form at A.C. Flora High School’s “Flora-Con” Monday, November 12 beginning at noon.  More...

Bubbie’s Brisket and Bakery to be November 18

As the leaves turn gold and crimson and the weather gets colder, we all look for warmth and comfort, and what could be more warm and comfortable than some of our grandmothers’ cooking?  That’s the thinking of the organizers of the up More...

On Second Thought

Political Cartoon

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Open letter to Richland County Election Commissioners

To: Richland County Election Commissioners To: Lillian McBride, Executive Director, Richland County Election Commission To: S.C. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Hopefully, politicians will learn from Sandy

I’m just saying...

Right in the middle of the country’s election wars, Hurricane Sandy hit the northeast last week, and it devastated homes, businesses, and even brought the Big Apple and Atlantic City temporarily to their knees. More...

The problem with Wayne

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

It began with John Wayne Gacy, the clown serial killer who astounded civilization with his total disregard for human life. Gacy combined gaudy wickedness and a lengthy list of quirks to personified evil and make serial killers TV ratings gold.  More...

Business

International company chooses Columbia for more opportunities

In this ever-evolving, technology-filled world, every business, whether large or small, must have a web presence, and locally based Comaxiam IT Solutions is trying to make that “must-have” business piece affordable to everyone. More...

City Snippets

Dollar General relocates to new store in Columbia   More...

Cupcake company comes to Columbia

Kyja Lee founded “SWEET-A Cupcake Company September 27, 2011, with her daughter and sonin law Kelsey and Greg Wood in their home town of Florence, S.C. More...

Sports

Falcons put out Blue flames

Despite falling in an early 14-0 hole, the A.C. Flora Falcons rebounded and advanced to the second round of the Class 3A playoffs with a 55-31 win over the visiting Pickens Blue Flames Friday, November 2. More...

Raiders pull away from Eau Claire

The Keenan Raiders pulled the trifecta on the Eau Claire Shamrocks last Friday night, and it has earned the Raiders a trip to Pageland to take on Central in the second round of the Class 2A football playoffs.  More...

High School football

Final Regular Season Stats
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Arts & Entertainment

The Color Purple

Tickets are now on sale for Benedict College Theatre Ensemble’s production of The Color Purple, Musical about Love under the direction of Charles David Brooks III, professor of theater. More...

A.C. Flora High School presents Taming of the Shrew with a zany, modern twist

The Actor’s Theatre of A.C Flora High School proudly presents The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare November 8- 10 at 7:00 p.m. More...

Columbia Children’s Theatre to hold auditions for Knuffle Bunny: a Cautionary Musical

Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT), the Midlands’ professional theatre for families and young audiences, will hold auditions for its upcoming production Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical on Sunday November 11 at 6 p.m. More...

Pets

K9 Deputy Bono gets bullet proof vest

At the MARS Food Plant in Columbia, the Richland County Sheriff’s Department K9 Unit received a vest for the newest K9 Deputy, Bono. More...

pawmetto Lifeline holds male cat neuterathon

Male Cat Neuterathon  More...

South Carolina and Maryland come together to release three sea turtles

Merigo   More...