November 22, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

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Olympia gets new CAT officer

The We Are Olympia Association held its monthly meeting Monday, October 18.  Richland County Sheriff’s Department Sergeant Chris Baggott announced that Olympia neighborhood will be getting a new Community Action Team officer, Kevin Lawrenc More...

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Car Wash Blues

I’m just saying...

Recently, I was in a new part of town, and I was looking for a gas station with one of those drive-through car washes in it. I prefer the touch-free car washes, and I’m very picky about the ones I choose.  More...

My way—right or wrong

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

As some of you may remember, my best friend’s name is Quigley. I christened him as such because he needed a link to Australia. More...

Business

City Snippets

‘Malfunction Junction’ gets redesign money   More...

Global Vision Award presented to former Governor Richard W. Riley

Every year, the Columbia World Affairs Council presents its signature Global Vision Award to a South Carolinian whose leadership and influence have helped to further the state globally.  More...

Folks about town

Senator Lindsey Graham, Anita Zucker, and Air Force Brig. Gen. John Finan were honored at the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce’s annual event at Isle Of Palms  Philippe Herndon and Caroline Quil len have joined the Nickelodeon Theatre. More...

Society

Members of S.C. Colonial Dames XVIIC attend dedication of marker for historic Daufuskie Island

On November 2, 2013, a historic marker was unveiled by S. C. Colonial Dames XVIIC, honoring Daufuskie Island’s unique and significant history.  More...

Shandon and Hollywood-Rose Hill Homes for the Holidays Tour, Dec. 8

On December 8, 2013, residents of the Shandon and Hollywood- Rose Hill neighborhoods will welcome visitors to the annual Homes for the Holidays Tour. More...

Women: here’s your chance to become a blogger

Lexington Medical Center is sponsoring a contest from October 18–November 27 to recruit additional bloggers for its Every Woman Blog. Women of all ages are invited to enter. More...

Events

Carillon Carolers holiday schedule

The Carillon Carolers will stroll and carol the halls of the Columbiana Mall, 100 Columbiana Circle, during November and December:   More...

Events

•ART  Art Center’s Annual Holiday Art Sale and Silent Auction to benefit the Creative Journey Project will be held Saturday, November 23, 10 a.m.–5 p.m., Earlewood Community Center, 1113 Parkside Drive. 545-3093.   More...

Celebrate the Holidays with Historic Columbia

The holiday season is nearly upon us, and Historic Columbia is pulling out all the stops. Starting Friday, November 22, view a variety of holiday decorations and traditions in the Robert Mills House, Hampton-Preston Mansion and Mann-Simons Site. More...

Home & Garden

Bloom where you are planted

Stopping to smell the flowers

For 35 years Seven Oaks Garden Shop has been growing plants side-by-side patrons. The produce stand Doug and Jan Hull opened in 1978 has blossomed into a full-service garden center. More...

Star Chefs

Corn Pudding   More...

Travel

The Canadian Maritimes

Part 12: Anne of Green Gables

Linda was so excited. “ We are going to Green Gables!” she exclaimed as we drove out of Charlottetown and headed west along the coast of Prince Edward Island. “ Anne of Green Gables was my favorite childhood book. More...

Gratitude brings happiness

As families gather at Thanksgiving, many will count their blessings as the pilgrims did in 1621, but a Columbia priest and a psychological counselor say gratitude needs to be a part of daily life. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Colulmbia:   More...

Holiday Decorations at Historic Columbia

This holiday season, Historic Columbia will once again decorate our house museums to reflect these changes in the ways South Carolinians have celebrated Christmas over the centuries. One of the best examples is the Christmas tree. More...

It’s time to end the “off-withteachers’ heads” mentality

Many teachers are on the job before dawn and don’t return home until after dark (with a stack of homework in hand). They spend their own money on classroom supplies and too often don’t get a proper lunch or planning period. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council hears task force report, updates on Bull Street property, and the emergency shelter

The Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, November 19. Council members present were Leona Plaugh, Sam Davis, Cameron Runyan, Tameika Issac Devine, Brian Newman, Moe Baddourah, and Mayor Steve Benjamin.  More...

Richland County Council honors Riverbanks Zoo and Garden executive director

Richland County Council’s November 19 meeting featured a resolution honoring long time Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Executive Director Satch Krantz for being the recipient of the L. More...

Free Medical Clinic provides quality health care to those who cannot pay

In 1984, a group from Trenholm Road United Methodist Church and The Bethlehem Center founded the Free Medical Clinic in Columbia near Providence Hospital on Forest Drive. More...

Education

Spring Valley High School Discovery and Explorations students participate in S.C. Junior Academy of Science Fall Workshop

Recently, 36 Discovery and Explorations students traveled to the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science Fall Workshop hosted by the S.C. Governor's School for Science and Mathematics.  More...

November Employee Spotlight honoree was “born to teach”

Teaching is more than a profession to Richland One educator Monica Owens Carter. It is a passion that excites her.  “I did not choose teaching. Teaching chose me. I was born to teach,” said Carter. More...

Son of Senator John Courson earns Eagle Scout designation

(L-R) John, Harris, and Lisa Courson at the Boy Scout Troop 8 Eagle Scout Ceremony. More...

Sports

Viking battle goes to Spring Valley

In a matter of one play, the momentum from the game between the Spartanburg Vikings and the Spring Valley Vikings shifted from the visitors to the home team. More...

Dutch Fork’s Colburn runs roughshod over Patriots

Three plays into the game—and with 1:08 off the clock—Dutch Fork’s pintsized powerhouse running back Matt Colburn broke loose on a 62- yard touchdown run, his first of six scores and 364 yards rushing, and the Silver Foxes doubled u More...

Skyhawks return to the finals

Here’s history. Hammond School lost decisively to Orangeburg Prep 20-0 earlier in the season. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker

Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet will present The Nutcracker, Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. More...

Columbia welcomes Gaither Homecoming Christmas Spectacular

Bill Gaither will present the Gaither Christmas Homecoming music spectacular at the Colonial Life Arena Friday, December 6 at 7 p.m. More...

St. Paul’s Players present A Sherlock Holmes Christmas

The St. Paul’s Players will present their new original Christmas Musical production A Sherlock Holmes Christmas December 6 at 6 p.m. The show is a dinner theatre, requiring reservations by calling 799-0030. More...

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