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News

Redfern Society celebrates 86th Anniversary of Famous Flight

Last week, The Paul Rinaldo Redfern Aviation Society celebrated the 86th anniversary of Paul Redfern’s historic flight of August 25, 1927. The marker dedicated last year on the Dreher High School grounds stated:   More...

Trinity welcomes 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury

Tr ini ty Episcopal Cathedral will welcome the 103rd Archbishop of Canterbury, George Carey, to Columbia the weekend of September 6 – 8, 2013, to lead a weekend of celebration on the theme “Worship as Formation.”  More...

Beware of hole on side of 3600 block of Trenholm Road

This photograph was taken of a hole on the edge of the 3600 block of Trenholm Road August 25, 2013. Only two small cones warn drivers. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Recognize these young men?

The Senior Class of the Esquire Social Club (Dreher High School) at their formal in 1963. More...

American Red Cross needs donations

You can help your neighbors recover from disasters like home fires by making a financial contribution to the American Red Cross today by visiting Redcross.org or by calling 1- 800- REDCROSS. More...

Tommy Burkett runs for At Large Columbia City Council Seat

As the owner of Burkett Systems for 44 years in North Columbia, Tommy Burkett has seen and been a part of a lot of change. According to Burkett, he helped get cameras installed in the North Columbia area. More...

Education

“Evening of Believing” prom brings inspiration and joy

The Sandbox is an organization that has dedicated itself to making a positive impact in the lives of teens and young adults in the Carolinas living with life altering diseases. More...

Cardinal Newman School plans move to new campus fall of 2015

Cardinal Newman Principal Jacqualine Kasprowski announced August 14 that Cardinal Newman has targeted the fall of 2015 to move to its new location on Alpine Road.  More...

Richland One spotlights teacher

From the hottest Broadway productions to the classics, Dreher High School theatre arts teacher Jeanette Arvay Beck, Richland One’s 2013-2014 Teacher of the Year, challenges her students to find a fresh, exciting way to present a story, even if More...

Sports

Eagles block extra point to hang on for win

Airport senior defensive end Rodney Smith blocked a potential gametying extra point with 6:28 remaining to give the Eagles a 7-6 home win over Anderson’s Westside High to open the season Friday, August 23.  More...

Bearcats swat Hornets

The Brookland-Cayce Bearcats’ offense ground out 302 yards on the ground and chipped in another 105 in the air while the defense held C.A. More...

High School Football

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Home & Garden

It’s All About Color

Stopping to smell the flowers

Jim Mooney has been gardening in southeast  More...

Star Chefs

Grilled Rainbow Peppers   More...

Pets

Our animals deserve responsible and compassionate care

Shelters strive to be “no kill”

In six years, two adult dogs and their litter of six puppies can produce 67,000 more dogs and in seven years, two adult cats and their litter of seven kittens can produce 420,000 more cats, the City of Columbia Animal Shelter reports.  More...

Keep your pets happy and healthy

As cofounder and vice president of PETS, Inc., Jane Brundage says she is encouraged by the attention being given to better care of companion animals.  More...

Curb your dog’s car sickness

Much like humans, dogs and puppies can also experience a feeling of illness while on car trips. This car sickness can make pet travel, whether short or long, quite an ordeal for dogs and their families. More...

On Second Thought

Part III: Carolina Maneuvers of 1941

Although the GHQ 1941 Louisiana Maneuvers proved successful overall, there were still plenty of deficiencies to address. First and foremost were ineffective commanders.  More...

The Columbia Curmudgeons

Backing up blind  Dear Curmudgeons,  What’s up with tinted windows in cars? More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Commentary

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Moonwalking with Michael J. Fox... sort of

I’m just saying...

I’m still trying to figure out how I went into a doctor’s office for some routine blood work, and suddenly, I found myself a few days later in a hospital gown getting a colonoscopy.  More...

Bubba and Kate

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

Within the first hour after we arrived at the whitewater staging area, Kate walked over and introduced herself. She was the type person one sees at every mall in America on Friday nights. More...

Business

USC professor’s photography goes international

Kathleen Robbins sees the landscape changing at her ancestral home in the Mississippi Delta.  Cotton fields that supported life there since antebellum years are giving way to crops of soybeans and corn—even peanuts—not a single one c More...

City Snippets

TV maker to start up at end of the year   More...

Providence Northeast designated Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care

Providence Hospital Northeast has been designated an Aetna Institute of Quality® Orthopedic Care Facility for total joint replacement surgery.  More...

Society

June Bouknight Taylor

June Bouknight Taylor of Columbia, S. C., entered into eternal rest on August 24, 2013. Services will be held at Bethel United Methodist Church August 31, 2013, at 3:00 p.m. followed by a brief service of committal in the Church Memorial Garden. More...

Do you remember?

Partying

I have always enjoying giving parties. I just like to gather a group of friends of mine together and enjoy their company.  One party I remember was when I was in middle school at Hand Junior High in Shandon. More...

Sexual Trauma of the Midlands expands

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM) opened a second office in May, expanding services in Sumter County to ensure that survivors of sexual violence receive the help they need.  More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS  The Animal Protection League will hold its annual Benefit Auction Saturday September 21, 6–10 p.m., Medallion Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road. 603-5443, judyjeweler@gmail.com, or aplsc.org.  •ART   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Fall Heritage Festival brings taste of fall to the State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum presents a family-fun day of barbecue, bluegrass, and folk art at its annual Fall Heritage Festival and Pickin’ Party from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. More...

Columbia Classical ballet introduces biggest and most international company ever

The Columbia Classical Ballet launches its new season this fall with a stellar lineup of performances and its largest and most international company ever. More...

Travel

Siberia Revisi ted

Part 14: Conclusion

Linda and I ran as quickly as possible to the Impressionists Collection on the second floor of The Hermitage. It was divided into separate rooms for Renoir, Monet, Rodin, Gaugin, Matisse, and Picasso.  More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  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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