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Chaplain hopes for correctional institution chapel

In 2008, When Chaplain Kimberly Campbell began working at the Camille Griffin Graham Correctional Institute, a maximum security facility for women, she was surprised to find the institute didn’t have a chapel where its inmates could worship. More...

Historic Columbia Foundation holds Mother’s Day Brunch

Does your mother love flowers and enjoy strolling through beautiful gardens? Let Historic Columbia Foundation (HCF) provide a scenic backdrop for a Mother’s Day she’ll always remember!  More...

Spigner House garners awards

A home once owned by a South Carolina senator’s wife and acquired by the University of South Carolina 50 years ago has been renovated and is earning awards for green building and restoration.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

CCN recognizes community leaders

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its sixth annual awards banquet and Hall of Fame Introduction ceremony Thursday, April 25. Karen Tanner, the wife of University of South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner, was the guest speaker.  More...

Annual Action Plan Public Hearing to be held May 7

In accordance with the federal regulations, 24 CFR, Part 91, the City of Columbia is preparing a draft Annual Action Plan for 2013 submission for its Community Development Programs.  More...

Boeing becomes member of the SCEEP

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Business

There’s a jungle on Sunset Boulevard

Jaclyn J. Macaulay says she has loved to pick flowers ever since she was a young child. Her mother always kept fresh flowers and plants in the home during her youth. More...

Lake Murray Boat Club holds open house

For seven years the Lake Murray Boat Club has helped countless families and individuals enjoy the beautiful waters of Lake Murray. More...

City Snippets

State parks given new picnic tables   More...

Society

Gathering wedding blossoms are all in a day’s work for floral designer

Popular wedding floral designer Julianne Sojourner, owner of “My Friend’s Garden,” is known for going to any lengths to fulfill the wishes of her brides and grooms.  More...

Kelly’s kidney lives

When people think of gift-giving occasions, they usually focus on holidays or birthdays, but for one Columbia woman, this April, she received the precious gift of life from her sister-in-law, Trudi Fenzel.  Kelly Fenzel, a 54- year-old mother an More...

7th Arts on the Ridge May 3 and 4

Phyllis Gutierrez and Linda Dye plan for this year’s Arts on the Ridge More...

Arts & Entertainment

Miss Saigon opens at Town Theatre

Town Theatre will present the award winning musical, Miss Saigon, May 10–26. From the creators of Les Miserables, it showcases the tale of the tragic romance between a strong- willed Vietnamese girl and an American G.I. More...

Collected Stories wraps Trustus’ Off-Off-Lady Series

Trustus Theatre concludes its 2013 Off-Off-Lady series when it presents Collected  Stories, directed by Milena Herring, daughter of Betty Herring, at the Columbia Museum of Art.  More...

Next USC Symphony season offers stellar lineup

The University of South Carolina Symphony Orchestra will launch its new season in September with Misha Dichter, a giant presence in the piano world for nearly half a century.  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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Area leaders honor Teacher of the Year

Local leaders have honored Richland School Dist r ict One and i ts teachers by sponsoring District Teacher of the Year Deborah Drotor’s appearance at the South Carolina Teacher of the Year Celebration in Columbia Wednesday, May 1.  More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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The Grumpy Old Man

Use your signal! Dear Grumpy- More...

Historic Columbia

Each May, in honor of Historic Preservation Month, citizens committed to ensuring the future of tangible links to our built heritage celebrate historic buildings, landscapes, and neighborhoods reflecting on such places’ past, current, and futur More...

Commentary

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The Hook Doctrine

I’m just saying...

Ok…Congress is beginning to really irritate me.  Lots of things in life are irritating, but I swear…these pampered, cosseted cretins who are supposed to be employees of the American people are getting to be worse than the short gr More...

Homegrown Tomatoes

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

Among the many incredible thoughts legendary songwriter Guy Clark has shared with the world is this:  Only two things that money can’t buy. And that’s true love and homegrown tomatoes. More...

Education

Darla Moore School of Business hosts annual Econ Challenge

The annual Econ Challenge was held Saturday, April 13 at the Darla Moore School of Business. Each of this year’s winners of the SC Econ Challenge won an iPad Mini.  More...

Richland Northeast High School student wins Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Award for theatre

Kittridge (Kitty) Janvrin, a theatre student in the Palmetto Center for the Arts (PCA) magnet at Richland Northeast High School, is the winner of the prestigious Archibald Rutledge Scholarship Award for Theatre for her original play, Astronaut.  More...

S.C. Bar develops manual for parents of special needs children

The South Carolina Bar has developed a handbook for parents of special needs children which addresses guardianship and conservatorship issues that arise as these children turn 18 and become legal adults.  More...

Sports

Cardinals get revenge

After being down 14- 0, the Hammond Lady Skyhawks made it a game, but when it was all over, Cardinal Newman’s softball team prevailed 16-8 to avenge its earlier loss in early April.  More...

Hammond blows by Cyclones

The Hammond Skyhawks advanced to the SCISA 3A lacrosse finals to face Heathwood Hall by beating visiting Porter- Gaud 15-3 Thursday, April 25.  Charlie Black led Hammond with nine goals. More...

Lady Skyhawks beat Ben Lippen in PKs

Eighty minutes of regulation time plus ten minutes of overtime and a combined total of 19 shots on goal between the visiting Lady Falcons of Ben Lippen and the Hammond Lady Skyhawks were not enough for either team to find the back of the net Friday, More...

Home & Garden

The 22nd Annual Festival of Gardens Tour is here

Stopping to smell the flowers

Mid-May brings the 22nd Annual Festival of Gardens organized by Columbia Green. The private gardens on this year’s tour are at King’s Grant, a contemporary country like community in the city. More...

Star Chefs

Garden Delight   More...

Travel

An Oconee Weekend

Part Three: Oconee Station

The first Europeans to visit what is now South Carolina were soldiers of Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto in 1540. More...