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News

November is American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. Palmetto Health encourages all men and women to learn more about their risk for diabetes. More...

Imagine Cayce Gala to be November 15

The City of Cayce is excited to unveil its plans for the third annual beautification fundraiser, the Imagine Cayce Gala.  The event will be held Friday, November 15, 2013. A social hour will be at 6:30 p.m., and dinner will begin at 7 p.m. More...

Pine Lakes Neighborhood Association presents scholarships

The Pine Lakes Neighborhood Association of the Lower Richland Community hosted its first annual scholarship on August 1, 2013, at the Cecil Tillis Center.  More...

Commentary

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A Tour de Farce

I’m just saying...

I went to Mexico this summer to attend the wedding of a woman I think of as a niece. Her mom and dad are my “inlaws” and very close friends.  More...

Chain Saw Fantasies

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

Contrary to what my friends think, I do perform yard work on occasion. I don’t spend hours each day manicuring immaculate lawn lines, like my friend Cranky Frankie. More...

Education

Westwood High School band earns high ratings in competition

• September 28, Westwood High School Redhawk Band attended the Mustang Classic at Midland Valley High School. The band earned an Excellent Rating and Second Place in their class. More...

SAFE Federal Credit Union opens new branch at Richland Northeast

Money, money, money. All teenagers know how to spend it, but thanks to a new partnership between Richland Northeast High School and SAFE Federal Credit Union, students will now learn how to save and manage their money.  More...

Earn Your Future goes to Spring Valley High School

Tommy Morris and Courtney Williams, representatives from PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, brought their Earn Your Future program to Mrs. More...

Sports

Vikings run away with Region IV-4A

The Spring Valley girls’ and boys’ cross country teams took top individual and team honors at the Region IV-4A meet Thursday, October 24.  More...

Battle of turnovers goes to Keenan

Peter Easaw ran for 167 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries to lead the Keenan Raiders to a 29-12 victory over the visiting Eau Claire Shamrocks Thursday, October 24.  Keenan also got a huge effort from Ken Gathers who had three interceptions More...

Vikings struggle but run by Blazers

The Vikings turned in an uneven performance last Friday night, October 25 at Harry Parone Stadium against Region IV-4A rival Ridge View, but it was still enough to topple the Blazers, 35-8.  More...

Home & Garden

Soilless Potting Mix for Containers

Stopping to smell the flowers

Filling fall containers with food, florals, or houseplants starts with the soil. More...

Star Chefs

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A New Kind of Cookbook

Greek Revival from the Garden: Growing and Cooking for Life A garden-to-table family cookbook that makes a healthful lifestyle easy

With her second cookbook, University of South Carolina First Lady Patricia Moore- Pastides heads to the garden to show us how to make a doit yourself healthful lifestyle possible for the whole family.  More...

Education, the hope to change gang violence

Recently Columbia awoke to a harrowing story; the most senseless, but dreadful of inner city violence and mayhem- “the drive by shooting.” There is no reason, just death, permanent injury, and sometimes not requisite intent to kill or mai More...

On Second Thought

Reader responds to Collins’s Oct. 18 commentary on Obamacare

I ask this question to you, Miss Collins: If this socalled Affordable Care Act is so good, then why did so many people and companies ask for deferment or exemption altogether? More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

The Columbia Curmudgeons

Saluted by Clemson fans  Dear Curmudgeons,  You text, you drive, you die! This bumper sticker speaks truth. More...

Government / Neighborhood

CCN approves new bylaws

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its last monthly meeting of the year Thursday, October 24.  More...

Polling places for the November 5 city elections

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Business

Five Points triggers the blame game

Who is to blame for the violence that culminated in the shooting of a University of South Carolina freshman? The latenight establishments that draw both favorable and unfavorable elements to the Five Points area? More...

City Snippets

B&N closing Harbison Blvd. store in December   More...

Boutique offers designer dresses for formal and informal

When Kathryn Beighley Dinkins of Columbia was planning her wedding in April 2012, she spent much time traveling to nearby cities such as Augusta, Ga., and Charlotte, N.C., to find bridal and bridesmaid shops for dresses for herself and her wedding pa More...

Society

Miss Holmes and Mr. Goodmon return to Columbia to exchange vows

Melissa Ross Holmes and Louis Fletcher Goodmon, both of Newport Beach, California, were married September 14, 2013, at the Hall at Senate’s End in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Bradley D. More...

Kenneth L. Hooks

Founder of Kenny’s Auto Supply

Funeral services for Kenneth L. Hooks, 89, of Columbia, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, November 2, 2013, at Greenlawn Funeral Home Chapel. The Reverend Dr. William R. Childs will officiate. Burial will follow in Greenlawn Memorial Park. More...

Miss Emmie turns three

Emily Wade Douglas or Miss Emmie is named for her great, great grandmother, Emily Carter Douglas (1879-1963) also known as Miss Emmie, beloved teacher to many of the children of Shandon Park in Columbia during the years of the Depression in the 1930s More...

Arts & Entertainment

Barbie In The Beast womanless pageant Thursday, November 7

West Metro Chamber of Commerce is pleased to present Barbie In The Beast Womanless Pageant, a fundraiser to support the West Metro Chamber and Glenforest School Thursday, November 7, 5:30 p.m. at Glenforest School.  More...

Theatre SC opens Three Sisters November 15

( L-R) Second year MFA acting students Laur ie Rober ts, Kate Dzvonik, and Melissa Reed. More...

Travel

The Canadian Maritimes

Part 9: Kingsbrae Garden

During our stay in St. Andrews, we toured the award-winning Kingsbrae Garden which contains one of the world’s oldest trees, wol lemia nobi l is, which was brought to Canada from the Blue Mountains of Australia. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF FILING  PUBLIC SERVICE  COMMISSION OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  CLERK'S OFFICE  More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

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Legals

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