April 26, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Service to Mankind (Sertoma) celebrates sound

Most of us can get up in the mornings and take pleasure in the sounds of birds chirping and hear the soft breezes as they rustle through the trees, and we don’t give it a second thought.  More...

Sheriff announces blue lights on for safety and visibility

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott continuously searches for innovative ways to fight crime. The sheriff has initiated a new policy for deputies that will apply to all marked patrol cars. More...

Commentary

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Fuh-get about it...it’s a southern thing

I’m just saying...

This past week on the “Today” show they have been discussing manners and what still stands and what is considered “old fashioned” for our present society. More...

Stalking the Alligator Belt

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

School clothes came from Sears for as long back as I could remember. My mother would get the catalog out, and we’d turn the pages, picking out acceptable shirts and pants. More...

Society

Have weddings changed?

South Carolina’s spring beauty is an inspiration for wedding planners and their clients.  More...

Committee plans McCrorey Liston Class of 1965 Reunion

Members of the McCrorey Liston Class of 1965 had lunch at the Ocean Seafood Restaurant on Broad River Road in Columbia to prepare for the McCrorey Liston Class Reunion that will be held on May 24-26, More...

Exploring the world at 15 mph

Have you ever wanted to explore the United States? Maybe you thought about driving across the country seeing its natural wonders and friendly people. George Head has, and he has done it traveling 15 miles per hour on a bicycle.  More...

Sports

Lady Vikings run away in the 2nd half

Three second half goals were enough for the Spring Valley Lady Vikings to pull away from the Richland Northeast Lady Cavaliers in a 4-nil win Monday, April 22. The match was rescheduled from Friday, April 19 due to weather.  More...

Vikings avenge earlier loss to RNE

The Spring Valley Vikings avenged an earlier loss to the rival Richland Northeast Cavaliers with a 2- nil win Monday, April 22.  “I thought we came out really hard fast,” Spring Valley coach Dave Clark said. More...

Cavalier becoming a 49er

Richland Northeast High School 2012 graduate Travis Hammonds signed with California State University Long Beach to play basketball next school year.  Hammonds finished his career at RNE in 2012 as a three-year lettermen and starter on the varsit More...

Travel

An Oconee Weekend

Part Two: Sunset at the Lighthouse

After we settled in the Sunrise Farm B&B, Linda kissed the llama goodbye, and we drove to the Lighthouse on Lake Keowee Restaurant. Julie of the B&B had recommended it, and it was only 10-minutes away.  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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Foreign exchange student makes dramatic impression

A key member of the Spring Valley High Drama Club this year is Sergi Mira Pauli, a high school exchange student from Figueras, Spain.  Sergi wanted to experience a different culture and lifestyle in the U.S. More...

Columbia police chief resigns

In a letter to City Manager Teresa Wilson April 22, 2013, Chief Randy Scott wrote: More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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The Grumpy Old Man

Texters quit holding up traffic! Dear Grumpy- Have you noticed, it takes three minutes for the car in front of you at stop signs and stop lights to get a move on? Why? They are texting!!! I just blow my horn as long and loud as possible. More...

Part III: That’s no crescent moon on the S.C. flag; it’s a gorget

In the last installment, the 1st and 2nd South Carolina Regiments were formed to protect Charleston from a certain British invasion. More...

Business

Comfort is Good for the Sole

Good for the Sole Shoes has moved next door to its original location at the corner of Harden Street in Five Points to 631-C Harden Street. More...

City Snippets

$19.9 million investment expected to create 57 new jobs   More...

SC Housing recognizes top achievers

The South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority (SC Housing) is widely recognized in South Carolina as a premier source of capital for single-family home loans to homebuyers, but the small state agency can’t do it alone.  More...

Education

Cardinal Newman School celebrates milestone at site of future campus

On Friday, April 19 at 11 a.m. at the future site of the new Cardinal Newman Campus on Alpine Road, donors and special guests gathered with the Most Reverend Robert E. More...

Spring Valley High School named one of America’s most academically challenging high schools

Spring Valley High School has been named by The Washington Post as one of America’s Most Challenging High Schools in the nation.  More...

Let’s hear it for the boys

Killian Elementary School recently celebrated its fourth Readers Become Leaders Day. Over 100 men came out to read to students at Killian. Men of all ages, from all backgrounds, races, and careers came to read.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

McKissick Museum celebrates FOLKfabulous

The University of South Carolina’s McKissick Museum will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Awards with a folk heritage festival on Saturday, April 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the historic horseshoe. More...

Westwood High School to sponsor dance and drama camp

Westwood High School will sponsor its first RedHawk Dance and Drama Camp for elementary school students Monday, June 24 through Thursday, June 27, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Westwood High School Campus, 180 Turkey Farm Road, Blythewood.  More...

Home & Garden

Dyeing to Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Home landscapes, vacant lots, roadsides, and school grounds have dye gardens waiting to be discovered, to stain your hands, the knees of your jeans, garden gloves, and to create colorful memories. More...

Star Chefs

Garden Tomato Salsa Red foods, such as tomatoes and watermelon, contain lycopene, a phytochemical that may help protect against prostate and breast cancers. More...