December 28, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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It’s hurry up and wait at the doctor’s office

I’m just saying...

I don’t rush for doctors’ appointments anymore.  There have been far too many times that I have practically broken my neck to get to a doctor on time and then have been made to sit in the waiting room for half an hour, only to be mo More...

Traffic Apocalypse

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

My father drove his entire life fearing hoppedup semi drivers and young, distracted girls in red sports car. He felt sure one of those would lead to his demise in a fiery automobile crash. More...

Society

Councilwoman Dickerson selected to lead elected women nationwide

Councilwoman Joyce Dickerson (D-Columbia) was installed as president of The Order, the membership arm of the National Foundation for Women Legislators (NFWL) during the Foundation’s recent Annual Conference, hosted in Atlanta, Georgia. More...

Myra Baucom McIntosh

Funeral service for Myra Baucom McIntosh, 90, were held 11 a. m. Saturday, December 22, 2012, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, with burial in Sharon Memorial Park in Charlotte, North Carolina. More...

eMagazines arrive at Richland Library

Richland Library customers can now access nearly 300 magazines from anywhere in the world—be it their local library, the comfort of their own home, or the other side of the globe.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

University of South Carolina to hold 30th commemoration of civil-rights leader Martin Luther King Jr.

The University of South Carolina will commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with four special events January 17-20.  More...

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...

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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...

Legals

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On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

CMA reveals new look on Main Street

The Columbia Museum of Art takes a fresh approach in engaging Main Street with six new largescale banners featuring images from its collection. More...

Business

Sisters serve together at LaBrasca’s for 37 years

Johnnie Rosborough and Jo Mims are not only sisters, they are also best friends. The sisters have worked together as waitresses for LaBrasca’s Pizza in Columbia for over 37 years. Johnnie and Jo are originally from Tennessee. More...

City Snippets

Aero Precision Products to add 15 new jobs   More...

Folks about town

Lexington Medical Center Marketing department received three Golden Tusk awards, 10 Wallie awards, and the Best in Show award at the Carolinas Healthcare Public Relations and Marketing Society (CHPRMS) annual fall conference. More...

Sports

A.C. Flora advances on Howard’s buzzer beater

With one shot, the legend of Matt Howard grew, and A.C. More...

Hammond falls to Fighting Irish

The Hammond Skyhawks got 29 points from Seven Woods, but it was not enough to overcome Augusta Georgia’s Aquinas High School as the Fighting Irish outlasted Hammond 72-66 in a Challenge game at the Chick-fil-A Classic.  More...

Atom Smashers bomb Keenan

The Atom Smashers of Sol C. More...

Home & Garden

Smitten by Smilax

Stopping to smell the flowers

Say “smilax” on a walk in the woods, and folks turn around or take another path. The genus has a bad rap. Not all species of smilax are feisty, ferocious, and fanged especially from the perspective of wildlife.  More...

Star Chefs

Devils on Horseback   More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My Normandy

Part 18: Brittany - Dinan

Linda and I took a day-trip with our Grand Circle tour group from St. Malo to Dinan, a medieval town that dates back to the 13th century. More...