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Mortified at The Masters

I’m just saying...

As we watched the Masters Golf Tournament on television recently, I couldn’t help but remember my big day on the greens of Augusta.  More...

The geeks are giving wedgies

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

Last week I heard a story about a professional baseball executive who excels at butt dialing. Many moons ago connecting to wrong numbers was the worst thing one could do with a telephone. Things have changed.  More...

Business

Lesley Dryden Hoskins makes BohoFly Bags

In March 2012, Lesley Dryden Hoskins of Columbia was forced to leave her job in marketing and advertising to undergo treatment for cancer. More...

Carole Crolley makes pillow case dresses

In a society where people tend to always be looking for the “best new thing,” there is a worldwide project going on that helps to clothe children all over the world by using something as simple as a pillow case. More...

City Snippets

City awards Façade Forgivable Loans   More...

Society

Bay Blossom Garden Club donates bird houses

Bay Blossom Garden Club donated six Blue Bird houses and a Bee box to Historic Columbia Foundation.   More...

Richland Sertoma presents check to Camp Sertoma of SC

Jack Sterne (l), president of the Richland Sertoma Club, presents a check to Sonny Powers (r) of Camp Sertoma of South Carolina, representing a portion of the proceeds from the annual charity golf to More...

Support Harvest Hope Food Bank

The Crescent Olive at 2901 Devine Street and Keenan-Suggs will present a signature tasting event on Tuesday, April 23 at 6 p.m. More...

Events

Events

•ART  South Carolina State Museum’s new art exhibit, Between the Springmaid Sheets, art that combined images of pretty women with puns and double entendres, can be seen April 26–September 8, museum’s fourth floor, 301 Gerv More...

Arts & Entertainment

The Lion King

A brand new production of Lion King is coming to Palmetto Center for the Arts featuring choreography by Terrance Henderson, Malcom Rembert, and Nicole Hardenbergh. More...

South Carolina Philharmonic major works to close season Saturday

Colorful audience favorites provide a festive series finale in Bolero and Petrushka 7:30 p.m. More...

Magnifiers in concert at Main Street UMC

The senior-citizen choir, the Magnifiers, is celebrating its 20th anniversary at Main Street Methodist Church.  Year-long events are planned, beginning Saturday, April 20, at 3 p.m. in the sanctuary at 1830 Main Street. More...

Travel

An Oconee Weekend

Part One: Sunrise Farm B&B

“It’s time,” my wonderful wife said, “We must take a trip.”  I had been waiting for her to decide our next trip, hoping for either Scandinavia, Argentina, or Australia. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE  More...

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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Kelly got her kidney

When Lindsay McGuire saw her mother, Kelly Fenzel, a few days after Easter earlier this month, she said she was terrified she was going to lose her. More...

Dreher High School selects Miss Blue Devil

Ali Bradley is crowned Miss Blue Devil 2013 of Dreher High School. More...

News

If you don’t want to be a prisoner of medical technology, let someone know

When Helen joined her family at her ailing mother’s bedside, she was glad her mother had made her wishes known in writing. She had stipulated that no extraordinary measures be taken if she should enter a crisis stage. More...

South Carolina needs to take violence against women more seriously

S. C. ranks in the top ten in violence against women

In September 2012, South Carolina was ranked second-worst in the nation in the rate of women murdered by men – which, unfortunately, is nothing new. More...

The Violence Against Women Act

The Violence Against Women Act under the leadership of then- Senator Joe Biden, Congress recognized the severity of violence against women and our need for a national strategy with the enactment of the Violence Against Women Act in 1994.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County   More...

Reader offers help for bad water

Not long ago our area in Forest Acres was advised that our water was contaminated, and we were not to drink it for a few days.  From my Peace Corps days in Sierra Leone, West Africa, I offer these solutions:  1) Boil water for 15 minutes af More...

A letter on immigration to S.C. Reps

As South Carolinian faith leaders from many different denominations and traditions, we find common ground in our values that recognize that all humanity is created in the image of God and endowed with inherent dignity. More...

Education

Four St. Joseph Catholic School students win state handwriting awards

For the fifth year in a row, students from Saint Joseph Catholic School have been selected as State Grade-Level Award winners in the national Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Contest. More...

Richland One’s April Teacher Feature honoree

The ability to combine “new school” practices and “old school” traditions is just one of the reasons Tabitha Boyd-Collins was selected as the Richland One Teacher Feature honoree for April. More...

Heathwood Hall third graders win honors in WordMasters Challenge

A team of third grade students representing Heathwood Hall recently won highest honors in the Word- Masters ChallengeTM—a national vocabulary competition involving nearly 150,000 students annually. More...

Sports

Bengals ground Airport; Skyhawks blast Bulldogs; Cardinals down Devils

In Game 1 of the Airport Select Invitational April 11, the Blythewood Bengals took a 3-0 lead into halftime against the Airport Eagles on goals from Bryan Barrow, Kyle Ford, and Qyenten Howard. More...

Cardinals take title in OT

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals’ perfect record in three appearances at the Airport Select Invitational was in serious jeopardy in the championship game against the Dutch Fork Silver Foxes Sunday, April 14.  More...

Cavaliers swat Yellow Jackets

Richland Northeast’s Joe Stanton beats the tag from Irmo’s Alex Galen to steal second base. The Cavaliers won the game 6-3 on April 12. More...

Home & Garden

There is no turning back...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Over the years, you were introduced to my slow method home compost bin in which yard waste and kitchen food preparation scraps are transformed into friable spongy black humus. More...

Star Chefs

Cornmeal-Crusted Tilapia Sandwiches with Jicama Slaw

4 (3-oz.) whole-grain sub rolls 1 Tbsp.canola mayonnaise 1 Tbsp. plain fat-free Greek yogurt  More...