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New Year, New ME!

I’m just saying...

It’s a brand new year, and I have big plans.  This is the year I’m going to implement all my previous New Year’s resolutions. More...

Obscene Gestures

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

It seems after centuries we now have another obscene gesture. Several members of a girls’ high school basketball team have been suspended for posing in a school picture with hands formed in a way deemed unacceptable for polite company.  More...

Education

The 10th Annual Heathwood Hall Turkey Trot a success

The 10th Annual Heathwood Hall Turkey Trot was a resounding success. This year’s theme was “we make a life by what we give,” which is often attributed to Sir Winston Churchill.  More...

Ridge View High School student receives AFP Award

The Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) hosted a luncheon at the Capital City Club November 20, which was attended by local celebrities and “persons of influence.”  More...

Society

Mr. and Mrs. Harry M. Woodard Jr. celebrate 50 years

Harry M. Woodard Jr. and Sandra Rhodes Woodard celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary December 27, 2013. The couple was married at St. Johns’ United Methodist Church in Columbia, South Carolina.  More...

Miss Evans and Mr. Crisp exchange vows December 28, 2013

Whitney Lawson Evans and Austin Wallis Fuller Crisp were married in Trinity Episcopal Cathedral December 28, 2013, at 7 p. m. The Rev. Canon Charles Meyer Davis Jr. performed the doublering ceremony. Music was provided by Doak Wolfe, organist.  More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club donates “Rudy Bears”

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club recently donated “Rudy Bears” to the Richland County Sheriffs Department. More...

Home & Garden

Recycling the old year into the new year

Stopping to smell the flowers

Students in Victoria Pasco’s Science Lab at Catawba Trail Elementary School in Richland School District Two have big dreams and schemes for 2014. More...

Star Chefs

Bubble ’n’ Squeak   More...

Travel

The Canadian Maritimes

Part 18: Halifax Disasters

On April 14, 1912, the “unsinkable” Titanic struck a giant iceberg and sank. Rescue began the following day from Halifax when the Cunard Liner RMS Carpathia rescued more than 700 survivors. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County   More...

Columbia Curmudgeons

Alphabetize the obits! Dear Curmudgeons- It never ceases to amaze me that our local newspaper, The State, cannot always list the obituary write-ups in alphabetical order. More...

The Colonia, once Columbia’s best winter resort

Artifact Spotlight

Before Columbia was touted as “famously hot”, generations of city boosters went to great lengths to endorse the benefits of South Carolina’s capital city to visitors near and far. More...

Business

Columbia couple’s son-in-law trains to be a military dog handler

As a loaded trailer pulls up with an overwhelming sound of barking, the son-in-law of a Columbia couple knows man's best friend is about to transform from playful pooch to a military working dog on a mission.  More...

City Snippets

Tech company seeking applications   More...

Folks about town

Ric Luber has resigned as president and CEO of the Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports, & Tourism.  Larry Wisdom has joined Essex Homes Inc., as president of the Columbia division. More...

Events

South Carolina State Museum announces January–March 2014 calendar of exhibitions, events, and public programs

The South Carolina State Museum announces its January–March 2014 calendar of exhibitions, events, and public programs. The following will be held at the State Museum, located at 301 Gervais Street in Columbia. More...

Historic Columbia’s Early Columbia lecture series returns January 7

Historic Columbia’s Early Columbia Lecture Series kicks off Part II January 7 and runs through February 18 at the Seibels House & Garden.  More...

Events

•ART  Sumter artist Stephanie Grimes will be featured guest artist at the Log Cabin Art Guild Saturday, January 11, Training Center at Sesquicentennial Park, Two Notch Road. 738-9348  •CHURCH/CHARITY   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Davidson College instrumental ensembles perform at Shandon Presbyterian

The Davidson College Symphony Orchestra, directed by Tara Towson Villa, and the Davidson College Jazz Ensemble, directed by William Lawing, will perform at Shandon Presbyterian Church Friday, January 10, as a part of their annual tour.  More...

RNE’s GAP choir sings at school’s HOPE assembly

The Gospel and Praise Choir sang for the audience at Richland Northeast High School’s annual HOPE assembly Monday, December 16. More...

State Museum presents winter edition of the Museum Road Show January 18

Curiosity about items found in flea markets, antique shops, tag sales, even basements and attics, will be satisfied when the South Carolina State Museum presents the winter edition of its popular Museum Road Show from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  DISSOLUTION OF  CONWAY CORNERS  NO. 2, LLC  AND REQUEST FOR  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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