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McCrorey Liston Class of 1965 holds annual Christmas dinner

The class of 1965 held its annual Christmas Dinner/Meet and Greet Saturday, December 15, 2012, at 4 p.m. at the Richland County Recreation Commission. More...

Mimosa Garden Club holds monthly meeting

Members of the Mimosa Garden Club held their monthly meeting December 11, 2012, at Forest Lake Country Club. More...

Word of God Church and Ministries marks opening of new sanctuary and administrative campus

Word of God Church and Ministries (WOG) will mark a major milestone in the church’s 12-year history with the grand opening of its new 2,500- seat, state of the art Sanctuary and Administrative Campus in Columbia’s Dutch Square area Sunday More...

Business

Sylvan's, a downtown jewel since 1897

Like the four-sided clock standing outside the store, it seems that Sylvan’s has forever been part of the fabric of Columbia’s downtown.  More...

“ Grandfather” of S. C. National Guard unit deployed in Kosovo

CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – The temperature outside dropped below “normal” for South Carolina soldiers deployed to Kosovo during this holiday season. More...

Folks about town

Teresa Wilson has been chosen by Columbia City Council to be the next city manager for the City of Columbia.  Dr. Stanley Fros t was inducted into the South Carolina Chiropractic Association Hall of Fame.  Dr. More...

Society

The Cotillion Club holds its 2012 Winter Ball

The Columbia Cotillion Club, a gentleman’s dance club founded in 1890, held its Winter Ball Thursday evening, December 27, 2012, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Seven daughters and one granddaughter of members were presented. More...

John Payne Grooms

Mr. John Payne Grooms of Charles City, Virginia, formerly of Chicago, Illinois, transitioned from this life and returned to God in eternal rest December 17, 2012. More...

Petal Pushers Garden Club holds holiday luncheon

Fun and fellowship were the order of the day at the December meeting of the Petal Pushers Garden Club. The Christmas luncheon and gift exchange were held at the Spring Valley Club. The hostesses were Frances Morris and Joan Heard. 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...

Arts & Entertainment

Calendar of Events

• Impressionism from Monet to Matisse will be on view January 25–April 21. The CMA showcases 55 masterworks from the Dixon Gallery and Gardens.  More...

“Coming of age isn’t alway fun, but it can be hilarious”

  It is 1937, and the Great Depression marches onward. Times are tough for everyone, but for the Jerome family things are particularly stretched with the addition of a widowed sister and her two daughters. More...

February Festival Chamber Series/ Arts at Shandon

The Arts at Shandon welcomes artists/professors Lynn Kompass and Phillip Bush as artistic directors for a new series of Chamber Music to be held on Tuesday evenings in February.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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Legals

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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...

Thousands welcome 2013 at Famously Hot New Years party

Downtown Columbia said farewell to 2012 Monday night with a blazing New Year’s Eve party that drew thousands of people to Main Street for high- caliber live music, spectacular fireworks, and a boisterous atmosphere. More...

Tokyo Joe salutes the music of Elton John

Tokyo Joe began playing music in front of crowds in 1996. The more the band played, the larger the crowds became, and the further the tour bus traveled to satisfy those who wanted more. More...

On Second Thought

Small business owners agree on toxic chemicals threat

We have heard an ongoing cry from organizations claiming to represent all businesses who oppose any government action on toxic chemicals in our products, warning of increased costs and job losses.  More...

A letter of resignation from Chief Scott

To the hardworking men and women of the Columbia Police Department,  It is with mixed emotions that I inform each of you that I will be retiring from the Columbia Police Department effective January 1, 2013.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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My pets weren’t born with a silver spoon in their mouths, but...

i’m just saying...

My husband says I spoil our animals.  I’d like to disagree, but I’m beginning to think he’s right.  We are going to New York for a week and to get someone to come in and follow the schedule I’ve set up is getting har More...

Trouble with the Pay-Per-View

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

With absolutely nothing on television to watch one recent stormy night, we decided to take a chance on Trouble with the Curve, the new Clint Eastwood offering. I’m not sure why. More...

Education

Polar Express comes to Hammond School

The Hammond School Extended Day Program offered a free train ride and served hot chocolate Friday, December 21 at Hammond Lower School to spread holiday cheer. More...

Sandhills School has 500,000 reasons to say “Happy New Year”

Sandhills School had an early visit from the Spirits of Christmases Past, Present, and Futur— all rolled into one. More...

Sports

Late basket lifts Cavs over A.C. Flora

The Richland Northeast Cavaliers overcame a 12- point second half deficit to knock off the A.C. Flora Falcons 53-51 Friday, December 28.  More...

Dutch Fork beats Lady Bengals

Dutch Fork’s Alaina Coates scored a gamehigh 23 points and led the Lady Silver Foxes to a 53- 36 victory over the Blythewood Lady Bengals in a semifinal contest of the Capital City Classic at Keenan High Scholl Friday December 28. More...

Tale of two halves goes to Spring Valley

Cierra Carter went 13- for- 14 from the free throw line and scored a game-high 27 points to lead the Spring Valley Lady Vikings over the Ridge View Lady Blazaers 57-49 in a semifinal contest of the Capital City Classic at Keenan High Scholl Friday De More...

Home & Garden

Witches of the Winter Woods

Stopping to smell the flowers

From October through March, witches brew magic in woodland gardens. Witch hazels, Hamamelis spp., are one of the most enchanting winter-flowering shrubs. More...

Star Chefs

Easy Garlic Rosemary Chicken   More...

Travel

Ma Normandie, My normandy

part 19: Mont St. Michel, a brief history

My cousin Clarence, known as C, was my childhood hero. Five years my senior, tall and blond, C lived in Pineville, my mother’s home-place in Berkeley County. On Christmas holidays my family stayed with C and his mother, my Aunt Dula.  More...