December 21, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Heart ’n Soul donates $10,000 to community organizations

On Thursday, December 13, 2012, Heart ’n Soul band had i ts annual Donat ion Dinner, held each year at Shandon United Methodist Church to present donations to one or more local charities. More...

Red Cross encourages public to give hope

During the 2012 holiday season, the American Red Cross is asking everyone to support the Red Cross mission by giving something meaningful— giving hope to those in need.  The 2012 American Red Cross Holiday Giving Campaign runs through the More...

Lexington Medical Center Health Directions moves

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to announce that Health Directions has moved to a new, 12,000 square foot location in West Columbia. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council honors Sheriff James R. Metts’s 40 years of service

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, December 18. Council members present were Sam Davis, Leona Plough, Moe Baddourah, Cameron Runyan, Tameika Isaac Devine, Brian Newman, and Mayor Steve Benjamin.  More...

Community Center gets new addition

The Richland County Recreation Commission announced the completion of a new gymnasium at the Crane Creek Community Center, 7405- B Fairfield Road, Columbia, 29203  A grand opening was held Wednesday, December 19, at 10 a.m. More...

Richland One School Commissioner speaks about TIF

“Richland School District One has been working for a number of years in the discussion of tax increment financing districts (TIFs) for the Farrow Road area ( Renaissance) and the Innovista area.  More...

Education

Richland Northeast theatre students win top awards at S.C. Theatre Association Festival

Gaal Almor and Kitty Janvrin, assisted by crew members, Kallie Mingay and Anna Peralta- Azor, won a “Superior” and second place in the South Carolina Theatre Association’s Secondary School Festival for their performance of Lanford W More...

Ben Lippen School names new headmaster

The new headmaster of Ben Lippen School is a 33-year veteran of Christian education who has served in a variety of educational roles.  More...

Blythewood High School teacher receives WLTX Golden Apple Award

Blythewood High School Fine Arts teacher Gina Taylor was surprised Thursday, November 29, by employees of WLTX with their Golden Apple Teaching Award. They interviewed Taylor and her students. More...

Sports

Cavaliers cruise by Columbia

The Richland Northeast Cavaliers completed the “pre-Chick-fil-A” tuneup part of their season with a 7-1 slate after defeating the Columbia Capitals 61- 47 in a cross-town battle Friday night, December 14 at Richland Northeast.  More...

Grigsby gets 200th win and Airport wins the B-C Duals

The Airport High School wrestling team swept the Brookland- Cayce Duals Tournament December 15.  Airport’s wrestling team captured first place by defeating A.C. More...

Brunson preparing young Falcons for the long term

So far this season, A.C. Flora Falcons’ head coach Leon Brunson has endured some ups and downs. The Falcons started 2-0 but have dropped four of their last last five games.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Beethoven and Blue Jeans together again

The South Carolina Philharmonic plans another of its successful classical and casual fusions at the Koger Center during Beethoven & Blue Jeans Saturday, January 12, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. More...

Grinding of the Greens

Keep the Midlands Beautiful will offer its annual Grinding of the Greens Christmas tree recycling program December 26, 2012, through January 10, 2013. Hours and locations vary.  More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My Normandy

Part 17: Brittany - Saint-Malo

After soaking up as much of World War II horror and victory as humanly possible, we left Normandy for Brittany ( Bretagne in French). Brittany is the province to the southwest of Normandy and, as Normandy, has a strong English heritage. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: CitiMortgage, Inc. vs. Lashawnda M.  More...

Public Notices

Notice of Sale  More...

Legals

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Children experience holiday customs around the world

Bridge Creek Elementary students in kindergarten and first grade explored and learned about the holiday customs and cultures of other countries around the world during December. More...

On Second Thought

Reader wants to know when it is time to talk guns

To quote NRA members/supporters: Guns don’t kill people, people do. More...

S.C. colleges should consider affordability

College campuses across South Carolina are quiet at this season of the year as students and faculty enjoy the break between semesters.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County   More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Maybe good can come from tragedy

I’m just saying...

I think we all know the feeling of having a nightmare and then waking up and being flooded with relief that whatever was going on in the dream was indeed just a dream. More...

The end is really near

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

The best bar server on the planet shows her stuff in Chapin, South Carolina. I won’t argue the point here; I’m using this space to discuss something she and I disagree on. More...

Business

Corma’s: local source of nutritional products for 36 years

Corma and Richard Edwardes opened Corma’s Inc. Health Food Store in Trenholm Plaza in 1976. Originally from Cincinnati, Ohio, the Edwardes both worked in broadcast journalism.  More...

City Snippets

Advertisement of Vacancy on the Greater Columbia Community Relations Council   More...

Folks about town

Miller- Valentine Group was recognized as an accredited quality contractor by Associated Builders and Contractors. More...

Society

Miss Rasmussen and Mr. Ulmer marry in Incarnation Lutheran Church

Courtney Michelle Rasmussen and Richard Marion Ulmer III were married June 23, 2012, at 6:30 p.m. in the Incarnation Lutheran Church in Columbia, South Carolina. Pastor Mary Anderson performed the double ring ceremony. More...

Miss Williams and Mr. Burke exchange vows November 24, 2012

Pearlina Williams and Carl Easton Burke both of Irmo, South Carolina, were married November 24, 2012, in a private ceremony at The Mitchell House and Gardens in Lexington, South Carolina. The Rev. Juan P. Johnson performed the 2:00 p.m. More...

Do you remember?

Good clean fun

Correction from Do You Remember, December 14 issue: The American Emma is alive and living with her mother, Lulu, in Lexington, S.C., along with four other Jack Russell terriers owned by my son, Paul Judson, whose idea it was to have a live American E More...

Events

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY  First Presbyterian Church Wednesday lunch and speaker series is held 11:30 a.m.–12:50 p.m., Jackson Hall, 1324 Marion Street. Free parking. 799-9062.  •DANCE   More...

St. Peter's Catholic Church shares the spirit of giving

For the 27th year volunteers will arrive at 9 a.m. More...

Announcing call for Dream Keeper nominations

More than $2,000 in scholarships to be awarded

Nominations are being accepted for the 2013 Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarships. The Dream Keeper award recognizes exemplary displays of committed service to the tenets of Dr. More...

Home & Garden

“ A Rich Spot of Earth”

Stopping to smell the flowers

Thomas Jefferson, third President of the United States, has many titles and taglines for his accomplishments including statesmen, ambassador to France, author of the Declaration of Independence, initiator of the Lewis and Clark expedition, father of More...

Star Chefs

Christmas Breakfast Sausage Casserole   More...