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Be grateful, count your blessings

I’m just saying...

As we celebrate Thanksgiving weekend, I am reminded how much better life is for those who try to live it in gratitude.  The grateful ones are happy with what they have and daily count their blessings.  They don’t take their stations i More...

Hard Core Antiquing

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

A recurring TV commercial advertises mobile devices for people who aren’t home to watch football. One features a couple picking apples together during an NFL Sunday afternoon. The woman is enjoying herself. The man is pretending. More...

Education

Spring Valley High School orchestra students selected to participate in 2013 SCMEA Region III Honor Orchestra

The following Spring Valley High School orchestra students have been selected by audition to participate in the 2013 SCMEA Region III Honor Orchestra: Seungmee Kim, violin; Wenxin Fan, violin; Cassid More...

Richland One teacher named SC Elementary Art Educator of the Year

The Ripples of Hope Mosaic Garden, which graces the front entrance of A.C. Moore Elementary School, is a shining example of the outstanding arts education program inspired by visual arts teacher Randall Clamp. More...

Sports

Barons beat Hammond for SCISA 3A Championship

“We are not going to hang our heads at all. Congratulations to Wilson Hall for winning a championship. We overcame a lot of adversity and inexperience to be here on this stage. More...

Silver Foxes eliminate Vikings in OT thriller

Dutch Fork’s Tyler Bass drilled a 27-yard field goal on the Silver Foxes’ first play of overtime to sink the Spring Valley Vikings 31-28 in second round 4A playoff action on Friday night, November 22 at Harry Parone Stadium in Columbia.&n More...

Yellow Jackets take Tip-Off Tournament

Irmo’s Lady Yellow Jackets broke open the second quarter with a 34- point outburst and a stifling zone press to down the A.C. More...

Arts & Entertainment

It’s Holiday hilarity as Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Ho Ho Ho!

Father Christmas is just not feeling it this year. Can Mrs. Claus, the Elves, and the audience help Santa get his groove back? More...

USC dance students showcase original choreography at Drayton Hall Theatre

The USC Dance Program will present Future Perfect, a showcase of original student choreography, December 3–6 at 6 p.m. at Drayton Hall Theatre, 1214 College Street. More...

Carolina Ballet supports first responders of Richland County

Both Ava and Katelyn are appearing in Carolina Ballet’s production of The Nutcracker, Thanksgiving Week at The Township.  More...

Travel

The Canadian Maritimes

Part 13: Cavendish Dunelands

After a delightful trip into the history of Anne of Green Gables, we took a dip into the Gulf of St. Lawrence at Cavendish Beach. More...

Caring causes change in community

Thanksgiving dinner, enjoyed by the students from Prosperity Project and guests, was reminiscent of the first Thanksgiving when the Indians and Pilgrims celebrated and gave thanks for the abundant harvest produced by working together to solve problem More...

On Second Thought

True and Tried: The 178th Field Artillery Battalion in WWII

Like many American troops during WWII, The SC Army National Guard’s 178th Field Artillery Battalion received its baptism of fire in the desert sands of North Africa. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Car wash on Gervais hand dries

In reference to Julia Rogers Hook’s story on “Car Wash Blues” (Nov. 22, 2013), Constan Car Wash on Gervais DOES hand dry cars with the $5 drive-thru wash.  ~Sandra Corley Mitchell   More...

Business

Hampton Hill Athletic Club celebrates 15 years

Ninety-five year-old Dick Lawrence offers an unsolicited testimonial about what exercise means to him.  “If I didn’t come here I wouldn’t be getting around at all,” said the WWII vet, munching on a sandwich at the 15th an More...

City Snippets

Solar plant coming to Lake Murray   More...

Folks about town

The South Carolina Depar tment of Consumer Affairs has received the Award of Excellence from teh International Association of Business Communicators of South Carolina. More...

Society

The debutante season begins with The Columbia Ball

The first of the season’s debutante balls, The Columbia Ball, was held Thanksgiving Eve, November 27 at the Columbia Marriott. Mr. Thomas Charles Bryan II, president of The Columbia Ball, and Mrs. More...

Do you remember?

The tradition of Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving brings back good memories to most of us. Turkey is the key word that describes the season to me.  More...

Sonya Stuckey Morton

A memorial service for Sonya Stuckey Morton, 75, was held at 2: 00 p. m. Sunday, November 24, 2013, at Shandon United Methodist Church. The family received visitors following the service at Mrs. More...

Events

Lexington County Arts Association presents Always Patsy Cline

The Lexington County Arts Association will present Always Patsy Cline December 6–15 at Village Square Theatre in Lexington. Shows are 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday nights and Sundays at 3 p.m.  More...

Carolina/Clemson rivalry brings support for two Midlands children’s organizations

Young Miss Columbia and Wee Miss Columbia are partnering to find out which fans have the biggest heart. More...

Events

•ANIMALS  Columbia Animal Services will host a 12 hour adoption special, Fall in Love Fur-Ever, Monday, December 2, 9 a.m. until 9 p.m., 127 Humane Lane. 776-7387 or www.petfinder.com.  •ART   More...

Home & Garden

Pomegranates—the Jewel of Autumn

Stopping to smell the flowers

Now that we come to the end of National Pomegranate month, have you selected the cultivar you will plant in that vacant sunny spot? Tree planting season officially begins in South Carolina December 6. More...

Star Chefs

Cranberry Pomegranate Sauce 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...

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