April 12, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

SCETV to air Historic Columbia Foundation 50th Anniversary Documentary

For more than 50 years, Historic Columbia Foundation has nurtured, supported, and protected the historical and cultural heritage of Columbia and its environs through programs of advocacy, education, and preservation. More...

News

A Wee Bit of Scotland comes to The Richland Library

As literary residents of the Richland Library, Jim Welch and Ceille Baird Welch are hosting a Ceilidh, (pronounced kaylee) a celebration of Scotland, its culture, customs, and traditions.  More...

Crime in Melrose decreases

The Melrose Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Monday, April 8. South Region Commander Alec Sharp announced the year to date stats for the South Region through the first three months of 2013. More...

Wine and Unwind to feature Healing Icons with Heidi Darr-Hope

Please join us for wine and snacks at The Capital Senior Center/ Lourie Center, and meet Heidi Darr-Hope, independent artist, director of Healing Icons and recipient of the South Carolina Art Commission’s 2011 Verner Award. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Neighbors want house gone

The normally peaceful Forest Acres City Council meeting took an ugly turn Tuesday night as residents berated the panel for what they call a lack of effort to enforce code violations at a home at 11 Bayview Drive that has been an eyesore for more than More...

Columbia City Council meeting: committee appointments, blood drives, proclamations, tours, resolutions, encroachments

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, April 9. Council members present were Sam Cameron Runyan, Leona Plaugh, Sam Davis, Tameika Isaac Devine, Brian Newman, Moe Baddourah, and Mayor Steve Benjamin.  More...

Business

Ms. B’s Southern Kitchen opens in West Columbia

Jessie Bullard, Jimmy Stevenson, owners of Southern Way Catering, and Representative Kirkman Finlay III have opened a second restaurant at 1213 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia.  More...

City Snippets

Small business confidence declines   More...

Folks about town

Caroline Williams has been named the manager in the medical consulting practice at Elliot Davis, LLC. Craig Waites, of Colliers International, has been elected as vice chair of the Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina. More...

Society

Miss Powers and Mr. Harmon exchange vows at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Hopkins

Elizabeth Weston Powers and Mark Christopher Harmon, both of Columbia, South Carolina, were united in holy matrimony Saturday, April 6, 2013, at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Hopkins, South Carolina. The Reverend Canon Patricia C. More...

Margaret Cranshaw Weed

Margaret Cranshaw Weed, 96, of West Columbia, South Carolina, entered into rest Thursday, April 4, 2013, in NHC Healthcare, Lexington. Born Saturday, September 9, 1916, in Richland County, she was a daughter of the late Bascom Donald and Mary M. More...

Happy 100th birthday to Winifred Harvey Lowe

“This is the first time I can remember my birthday being on Easter Sunday. My minister recognized me in church and everybody applauded,” exclaimed “Wink” Lowe at her 100th birthday party on Sunday afternoon.  More...

Events

Events

•ART  Palmetto Painters, a SC Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, will meet Saturday, April 13, 10 a.m., Ashland UMC, 2600 Ashland Road. 781-2340 or ww.PalmettoPainters.com.   More...

Home & Garden

Rare beauty challenges plantsmen of yore and gardeners today

Stopping to smell the flowers

For centuries China has been the destination of plant explorers. Governments, nurseries, botanical gardens, and seed houses sent young botanists halfway around the world in search of new introductions.  More...

Star Chefs

Turtle Dove Bars   More...

Travel

Devil’s Island, my own Papillon

Conclusion: May Day! May Day!

All of a sudden, I realized I was alone. Frank’s clothes and valuables were in a neat little pile on the edge of a mat of banana leaves. His footprints led down to the surf. More...

Capital Senior Center to honor Senator Isadore Lourie with renaming

After nearly two decades of serving Columbia’s senior residents, the Capital Senior Center will be renamed the Lourie Center in honor of a longtime South Carolina public servant. Sen. More...

Enjoy Adventure Day

If you are thinking about getting into shape for summer or just changing your normal exercise routine, Lori Lapin’s Adventure Day is a great way to reach those goals while enjoying the outdoors.  More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County   More...

The Grumpy Old Man

What happened to etiquette?  Dear Grumpy-  More...

Historic Columbia

Despite Mother Nature’s apparent reluctance this year, spring finally is upon us in Columbia.  More...

Commentary

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It’s tough to teach a young buck new tricks

I’m just saying...

Recently, I decided it was time my 20-year-old stepson learned how to do his own laundry. Not that I mind doing it, but he goes to college in Charlotte, and if he had to stay on campus one weekend, I wanted him to know how to do it.  More...

Wardens and Supermodels

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

I only knew him by Rusty. He was a year younger than the rest of us, all recent high school graduates trying to reach adulthood without detouring to Viet Nam. More...

Education

Lexington and Richland County students perform at the Vatican

Nearly 50 South Carolina Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities (SCGSAH) music students traveled to Italy for spring break (March 8 – March 16), which included a performance in Vatican City the week Pope Francis was elected. More...

District’s revocation of MMBA charter upheld after appeals

A decision made more than three years ago by the Richland One Board of School Commissioners to revoke the charter of the Midlands Math and Business Academy (MMBA) charter school has been upheld after two judicial appeals by the school.  More...

Midlands Technical College holds Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program Certificate Ceremony

Midlands Technical College recognized 11 MTC Nuclear Systems Technology students who earned the Nuclear Uniform Curriculum Program (NUCP) Certificate at a ceremony on the Beltline Campus, April 10.  More...

Sports

Falcons’ miracle comeback earns them a spot in the final four

With 49.4 seconds left, A.C. More...

Lady Highlanders rough up Hammond

Heathwood’s Lady Highlanders brought the game to the Hammond Lady Skyhawks from the opening kick playing most of the contest in front of the Skyhawks’ net and blanking Hammond 7-nil in girls’ SCISA 3A action Tuesday, April 9 at Heat More...

Falcons’ flight comes to an end

The A.C. Flora Falcons’ run through the Class 4A lacrosse playoffs came to an end Tuesday, April 9 at Wando. The Warriors beat the Falcons 16- 2.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Mo Willems’s Knuffle Bunny hops onto the stage at Columbia Children’s Theatre

Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) will present the musical adaptation of Mo Willems’s Caldecott Award-winning children’s book Knuffle Bunny: A Cautionary Musical, April 12–21. More...

The Shape of Things playing at Benson Theatre

the shape of things, a stageplay by Neil LaBute, will be performed at Benson Theatre, 301 Pickens Street, April 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. Tickets will be $5 at the door. More...

Carolina Ballet presents Cinderella this weekend

Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet will present the most enchanting of all fairy tale ballet’s Cinderella April 12, 13, and 14, at The Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor Street.  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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