November 15, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Bubbie’s Brisket and Bakery coming November 17

What started out to be a bake-off has ended as a food festival where everyone is a winner.  More...

City of West Columbia swears in newly elected city council members

The newly elected West Columbia City Council members were sworn in during the council meeting November 12, 2013. A reception was held following the meeting in the New Brookland Room at West Columbia City Council City Hall.  More...

Finding Granby

The monthly meeting of the Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club met at the Capital City Club November 8. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Forest Acres City Council experiences a first

Forest Acres City Council meeting November 12 brought to light a situation one rarely finds in public service, too many people volunteering for one job.  In fact, the council had the luxury of trying to pick between four candidates to serve on t More...

Shandon Neighborhood Council members believe boarding house would set a bad precedent

The Shandon Neighborhood Council held a meeting Monday, November 11.  South Region Commander Captain Alec Sharp and executive director for the Five Points Association Amy Beth Franks spoke.  More...

Captain Alec Sharp speaks at South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association meeting

The South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Thursday, November 7.  More...

Business

93-year-old business to close in March

True love was the last thing on Harold Rittenberg’s mind in 1950 when his Alabama National Guard unit was called up for the Korean War. More...

Agent honored during the 100 year anniversary of Central Carolina REALTORS ® Association

“I want to congratulate you on celebrating 30 years in the real estate profession. You have proved repeatedly that hard work, honesty, dependability, and professionalism is what it takes to be successful and have satisfied clients.  More...

City Snippets

Poll finds support for gas tax increase   More...

Sports

Vikings complete a perfect 11-0 regular season

Spring Valley’s Christian Miller got the first of his four sacks on Richland Northeast’s opening drive of the game, and that set the tone for the Vikings as they went on to beat the Cavaliers 48-7 at Harry Parone Stadium Friday, November More...

A.C. Flora’s Cate wins 3A cross country title

A.C. Flora sophomore Susannah Cate won the girls’ Class 3A cross country state championship at the Sandhills Research Center Saturday, November 9. More...

Skyhawks eventually blow by Cyclones

Hammond School and Porter Gaud traded scores early in the opening quarters of the SCISA playoffs November 8, but after the half, the Skyhawks took charge to advance to the SCISA 3A semifinals with a 49-28 victory.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Workshop Theatre presents Sleuth, a game of cat and mouse

Join Workshop Theatre for an intriguing game of cat and mouse as it presents Sleuth, by Anthony Shaffer. Directed by Eric Bultman, and featuring Hunter Boyle and Jason Stokes, this production promises to be an evening of fun and games. More...

USC Lab Theatre introduces new 48-hour short play festival

The University of SC Theatre program will present two exciting, experimental evenings of brand new short theatre works November 22 and 24 at the Lab Theatre.  More...

Travel

The Canadian Maritimes

Part 11: Charlottetown, P.E.I.

We drove across the Northumberland Strait on the “longest bridge over water that freezes” from New Brunswick to Prince Edward Island (PEI) which was named for the fourth son of King George III, the father of Queen Victoria.  More...

Jayden’s Journey

School and community rally to support first-grader fighting leukemia

There are two pintsized heroes in the Watts family: six-year-old Jayden, who has leukemia, and his three- year- old sister, Caroline, who is donating her bone marrow to help her big brother get better.  More...

Doolittle Raiders’ Final Toast

As three of the four surviving Doolittle Raiders and company appeared at their last public event and lifted silver goblets in the final toast to their fallen friends, Columbians joined in the somber historic moment.  More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Nashville legend touched by Baker’s Miss Emmie story

I don’t know if my name means anything to you or not, but I am a longtime member of the country music community here, working both as a singer and as a songwriter for over 50 years. More...

Faux Food

These oysters may look good enough to eat, but you will not find this variety at the South Carolina Oyster Festival this month! That is because these oysters are not edible; they are part of the faux food collection at Historic Columbia.  More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Are we skipping Thanksgiving?

I’m just saying...

What has happened to Thanksgiving?  Where did it go?  Did I mistakenly go to sleep for a decade or something, and there is no Thanksgiving anymore?  When I was a child, and for most of my adult years—until the last eight or ten y More...

Crackheads and Stupidity

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

A few weekends back, during one of those desperate robbery attempts so common in South Carolina, one of my favorite places was violated. More...

Education

North Springs Elementary School celebrates Veterans Day

North Springs Elementary School invited community members and fellow Veterans to singing and remembrance on Veterans Day. More...

Upcoming conference to feature young technology gurus

You could call them a technological dynamic duo: 16-year-old Kevin Rabinovich of A.C. Flora High School and Travis Allen, the 22-year-old Georgia college student who is CEO of the iSchool Initiative. More...

Cardinal Newman High School Quiz Bowl Team wins SCISA Regional Bowl Tournament for sixth consecutive year

The Cardinal Newman High School Quiz Bowl Team has won the South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) Regional Quiz Bowl Tournament for the sixth consecutive year. They will face other regional winners November 19.   More...

Society

Miss Mungo and Mr. Dubisky exchange vows November 9, 2013

Mary Elaine Mungo and Russell James Dubisky were united in marriage on Saturday, November 9, 2013, at 6:30 in the evening at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Columbia. More...

Cornelia Rickenbaker Freeman

Cornelia Rickenbacker Freeman, 101, a resident of Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community in West Columbia, South Carolina, passed away November 7, 2013, of natural causes. A memorial service was held at 10 a.m. More...

100 years old, still baking, still mowing

“I love everybody, but I especially love my Beulah family,” said Mrs. More...

Events

Events

•ART  Arts for the Arc, hosted by USC’s Festival Planning and Management Class, will be held November 21, 5–9 p.m., Tapp’s Art Center, 1644 Main Street. artsforthearc.weebly.com.   More...

2013 Christmas in Cayce Events Schedule

• 36th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony, Thursday, December 5 at 6 p.m.  More...

Home & Garden

Trees, Dogs, and Gardens: An Invitation

Stopping to smell the flowers

Trees have been called the backbone of a garden. The Carolina Children’s Garden has planted or used existing trees to define special features in each of the 12 theme gardens. More...

Star Chefs

Cheddar Dog Treats More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: RBC Bank (Georgia) National Association vs. Andrea K. Corwin a/k/a Andrea Corwin; Jean St- Pierre a/k/a Jean St.  More...

Richland County Master’s Sale

MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC against ANGELA M. LAUBSHIRE; ETHEL SCOTT; ALVIN RICHMOND, SR.; DAVID STONE, JR.  More...

Legals

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