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Making sense of the later years

I’m just saying...

I guess it’s official. I’m getting old. Twice recently I have been invited to events that started at 9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. When I got the invite my first reaction was “Are you kidding me?” More...

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

I played my first round of golf at a veteran’s hospital in Tuscaloosa. My friend Bruce offered me the opportunity. His love interest at the time, a redhead named Ivy, lived on the grounds. Her father was a VA doctor. More...

Business

Are businesses operating in social media denial?

American businesses are operating in denial. More...

City Snippets

Darla Moore School of Business presents The Economic Outlook Conference   More...

Richland County Sheriff’s Department lieutenant receives TWIN Award

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced that Lieutenant Anna Cavanagh has been awarded the 2012 TWIN Award.  Sheriff Lott stated that Lieutenant Anna Cavanagh was presented the TWIN Award in the government category Friday November 9 because More...

Society

Colla voce premiers “In Memoriam: The Gift”

Taken from the program of Colla Voce’s Chamber Music Vocal, Choral, Instrumental Old & New performed November 11, 2012, at Saint Mary’s Episcopal Church More...

Mary Devonald Moorman Kennemur

Mary Devonald Moorman Kennemur, 59, passed away Sunday, November 11, 2012. Mary was born July 3, 1953, in Frankfurt, Germany, the daughter of Bertha Wilson Moorman and the late Robert Moorman, III. More...

In memoriam: The Gift

In the instant of awakening the flicker at the gate when the servants of his holiness consume themselves in hate, when the searing flash of judgment shows us all we’ll know of hell and the eloquence of chaos thunders what it has 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

Plant an Elm for the 21st Century on Arbor Day

Stopping to smell the flowers

With Arbor Day on the horizon December 7, South Carolinians officially open tree-planting season. More...

Star Chefs

Grandma’s Green Bean Casserole   More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My Normandy

Part 12: The Bayeaux Tapestry

We left the cruise ship at Honfleur, our final portof call on the Seine River. More...

Art comes in many forms

Natalie, a human sculpture hanging from the ceiling by purple scarfs, was the center piece above a large crowd who gathered to see “ Two Artists One Painting,” a two year collaboration by Curran Stone and Toni Elkins. More...

Native son of Hopkins remembers the times that were

Hopkins native John B. Barber Jr., now 91 and living in Detroit, remembers when the so- called Hopkins Turnout was a peaceful place with the sounds of both freight and passenger trains punctuating the tranquil pace of everyday.  More...

News

Historic Columbia Foundation celebrates 50 years

Over 400 guests enjoyed food, retro cocktails, music, and dancing under the large tents on the grounds of the Robert Mills House and Gardens Friday night, November 9, 2012, to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the Historic Columbia Foundation.  More...

345th Bomb Group returns for 70th anniversary

During WWII, before the attack on the United States by the Japanese at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, the United States Congress appropriated $40,000,000 for 250 air strips to be built in strategic locations across the United States. More...

Dining for Women: Thanksgiving for Life

In the fall of 2002, Marsha Wallace, a former nurse in Greenville, South Carolina, read an article that intrigued her. The story was about a group of social workers who got together regularly for dinner. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meets November 13

The November 13 Richland County Council meeting featured a discussion about the recent voting problems, issues, and possible irregularities. More...

Council approves second reading for rezoning

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, November 13. Council members present were Leona Plaugh, Sam Davis, Cameron Runyan, Moe Baddourah, and Brian Newman.  More...

Forest Acres City Council refuses rezoning request

The Forest Acres City Council on November 13 denied on first reading a rezoning request by Cardinal Newman High School that would have allowed it to hold meetings and afterschool sessions at two properties it purchased on Gamewell Drive.  More...

Education

Boy Scout Troop 330 honors vets on veterans Day

Boy Scout Troop 330 continued their community service by placing US flags at veteran graves in Randolph Cemetery last weekend as they have for two years honoring veterans.  Randolph is an all Black American Cemetery whose significance has earned More...

Sports

Myers rushes Skyhawks to title game

Okay, stop me if you have heard this one before.  Hammond running back Quayshon Myers toted the pigskin 33 times for 235 yards and four touchdowns. The Hammond defense held Wilson Hall to 98 yards in total offense. More...

Dantzler weighs in on controversial catch

With only 19 seconds remaining in the 2000 South Carolina vs. Clemson game, the Tigers had the ball at its own 42 yard line looking at a 3rd and 12 and no timeouts. More...

Falcons survive scare from Bears

Survive and advance. That’s the name of the game when teams get into the playoffs, and that’s what the A.C. Flora Falcons did Friday, November 9 with a 59- 42 win over the Belton- Honea Path Bears.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Arts at Shandon presents Arsenic and Old Lace

The Arts at Shandon presents a production of Arsenic and Old Lace at Shandon Presbyterian Church November 16 and 17 at 7:30 p.m. and November 18 at 3:00 p.m. More...

Columbia Children’s Theatre presents The Christmas Doll

Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) will present The Christmas Doll November 23-December 2. Show times are Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m., and Sundays at 3 p.m. More...

“Mister Santa, bring us a dream...”

The Wonderettes are back at Town Theatre November 23-December 8, and, this time, Missy, Suzy, Betty Jean, and Cindy Lou will help us all ring in the holidays.  More...

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