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Historic Columbia

Historic Columbia Foundation’s museum collection holds surprising treasures for those seeking out tangible links to Columbia’s, Richland County’s and South Carolina’s past. More...

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Part III: Burial Series

Today’s green burial movement has traditional roots The soil … is good to be born on, good to live on, good to die for and to be buried in, wrote 19th century poet James Russell Lowell, who suffered the tragic deaths of his wife and young child More...

A community forum on green burial

The Funeral Consumers Alliance of South Carolina will host a free program on “Green Burial” April 15 in cooperation with the Richland Library, the Nickelodeon, and the South Carolina State Museum. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Senator receives prestigious award from Common Cause

President Pro Tempore John Courson was presented with an award from Common Cause for Outstanding Career Leadership in Promoting Ethics Reform in the S.C. Senate March 12, 2013. More...

Forecast: hot and smoky with a 60% chance of death

Fire protection was the frightening topic of David Smith’s talk at the February meeting of the Columbia Torch Club. More...

Food from the Heart collected 115,491 pounds of food

Food from the Heart food drive organized and worked by over 350 Shandon Baptist Church volunteers and 300 Northside Baptist members offered shoppers the opportunity to take a red “Food from The Heart” grocery bag and participate to collec More...

Education

BCHS Honors Choir members selected to attend S.C. All-State Chorus weekend

The following Brookland-Cayce High School Honors Choir members were selected for the South Carolina Music Educators All-State Chorus: David LaTorre, Stacie Riley, Courtney Johnson, Emma Young, Mckenz More...

Spring Valley High School Viking Singers attend All State Choir Festival at Winthrop University

Six of the Spring Valley High School Viking Singers recently attended the 2013 South Carolina All State Choir Festival at Winthrop University: Spencer Green, Brennan Booker, Hannah Davis, Hannah Jess More...

Spring Valley High School student wins at Afternoon Music Club competition

Spring Valley High School student Richard Chen, a 2012 piano lab pupil under the guidance of Dr. More...

Sports

Late goal lifts Bearcats over Dreher

Senior captain Scottie Newman punched in a goal from the right wing late in the 76th minute in that gave the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats a 2-1 win over the visiting Dreher Blue Devils on Monday night, March 11 at The Cage at Brookland-Cayce High School More...

Eagles take flight

The Airport Eagles blew open a tight game with six runs in the top of the sixth inning to defeat the Richland Northeast Cavaliers, 10- 2, Friday night, March 8 at Cavalier Field at Richland Northeast. More...

Skyhawks fly by Cardinals

On Tuesday, March 12, at the Hammond tennis courts, the Skyhawks entertained the Cardinal Newman Cardinals and won the match, 6-2. The outcome was already decided even as the No. More...

Home & Garden

Keeping Bugs at Bay with Trap Crops

Stopping to smell the flowers

You are planning this summer’s vegetable garden but don’t want to do battle with the bugs. Or, how can you grow your vegetables and eat them too?  More...

Star Chefs

Goin’ Buggy

Bee Bread  1 cup corn syrup 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar 1 cup peanut butter 1 1/4 cup powdered milk   More...

Travel

A Glimpse into Burma

Part 2: Through a 2002 Window

On February 15, 2002, Linda and I had the opportunity to slip into Burma from Thailand. More...

Students raise money for Camp

On March 15, Airport High School begins its annual weeklong fundraiser for Camp Kemo, a summer camp through Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital that serves young cancer patients and their siblings.  More...

On Second Thought

Don’t disparage the entire Department of Revenue

Every citizen of South Carolina has cause to regret the circumstances leading to the Department of Revenue data breach. More...

Job shadowing sheds light on careers

One challenge many school districts face, regardless of location or affluence, is improving high school graduation rates. More...

Make your voice heard on Medicare

This March, the 51,300 Medicare beneficiaries in the Columbia area should pay attention to their mailboxes for a chance to make their voice heard on a critical topic, their health care.  More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

Full Story

Move over Kim, I’m the new Kardashian

I’m just saying...

My life should be a reality show.  I can see it now.  Oh, it wouldn’t be the kind where all the women in full make-up and styled hairdo’s are sitting around decked out in designer outfits, sipping champagne from crystal flutes.& More...

The Crazy Dream

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

I awakened with a start, covered in icy sweat. Breathing in ragged gulps of air, trying to calm my racing heart, I told myself repeatedly it was a dream, only a dream. Not sure what caused all this commotion. More...

Business

Trio of Troubadours slip into the business of mysterious illusions

Tucked away in a pretty residential neighborhood near downtown Columbia is one of the best kept secrets in the city. It’s the home of Christian Thee, a world renowned artist and illusionist. More...

City Snippets

Beija-Flor is coming to Columbia   More...

Folks about town

Palmetto Health Richland and Providence Hospital Northeast received a Blue Distinction for knee and hip replacement surgery from BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina. More...

Society

Yom Hashoah Holocaust Remeberence Day

The Columbia Jewish Federation, The Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center, USC Jewish Studies Program, College of Arts & Sciences and the Yom HaShoah Committee are pleased to announce that Irving Roth will speak at Columbia’s annua More...

Marley Lion Team walks for water

On March 23 the Char leston/ Columbia Team, Heart of the Lion, will be carrying buckets of water along a threemile route in downtown Charleston to simulate the daily trek millions of women and children in developing countries make to collect water.&n More...

The Reverend Doctor Richard Miller Hollinger

Surrounded by his beloved and loving family, The Reverend Richard Miller Hollinger entered the Church Triumphant on February 26, 2013.  More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Pawmetto Lifeline’s Spay/Neuter Clinic is offering free spay/neuter surgeries for cats and dogs for residents of 29044 and 29052 in Richland County and 29123 in Lexington County. 465-9100 or www.pawmettolifeline.org. •ART More...

Arts & Entertainment

The Westwood High School Actors’ Theatre presents You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown!

The Westwood High School Actors’ Theatre will present as its premier performance, You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown! The performance features the talents of the Westwood Theatre Department and guests from the community. More...

USC Symphony welcomes young violinist for Tchaikovsky concerto

The University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra will be joined by a young, acclaimed, violinist for its Tuesday, March 26 concert.  More...

Three-D Players of Dreher High School presents The Three Musketeers

The Three Musketeers, by Ken Ludwig, based on the original Dumas story will be performed by the Three-D Players of Dreher High School March 21-23 at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 at the door.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Wells Fargo Bank, NA vs. Nolan D.  More...

Richland County Master’s Sale

33820.F3935 NOTICE OF MASTER IN  EQUITY SALE  More...

Public Notices

PUbLIC NOTICE PTA-FLA, LLC/Cleartalk proposes to construct a 255- foot self-support tower and associated 75' x 75' fenced equipment compound located at 358 Jeff Sharpe Road in Gaston, Lexington County, South Carolina, 29053.  More...