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West Columbia City Council member holds press conference to explain restrictions placed on mayor

A special called meeting of the West Columbia City Council was held Monday, March 17, 2014. More...

Richland County Council hears from the community

At the March 18, 2014, Richland County Council meeting, a proclamation was made declaring March to be Red Cross month. More...

The Columbia Mayor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities presents annual awards

The Columbia Mayor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities was organized as a local extension of the Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities. More...

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Good help is hard to find

I’m just saying...

Recently, one of my nieces was supposed to have a baby shower in February, but, due to the blizzards in Pennsylvania—her part of the world, she couldn’t get down here for the festivities. So, we had to cancel it.  More...

Teenage Whippersnappers

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

When I officially entered the teen years, my parents threw a surprise birthday party. More...

Education

Richland Two announces 2014-15 Teachers of the Year

There’s a new class of Richland Two Teachers of the Year (TOYs). The district announces the 2014-15 TOYs representing 30 elementary, middle, and high schools in Richland Two.  1. Sheena Boles, Bethel-Hanberry Elementary; (5)  2. More...

School Stars

Rober t Bacon is Richland School District Two Rogers Center’s first student to pass the 2014 GED test. Bacon passed the test and scored with honors on the Reasoning through Language Arts section.   More...

Sports

Eagles take advantage of B-C errors

The Airport Eagles took advantage of multiple errors from the visiting Brookland-Cayce Bearcats on their way to an 11-2 win Friday, March 14.  More...

Lady Cardinals fly by Ben Lippen

In soccer, when you have 36 shots during a match and your opponent has one, chances are the outcome is going to work out in your favor. More...

Dreher answers the alarm against Redhawks

The Dreher boys’ soccer team may be starting to gel. More...

Home & Garden

Entrepreneurial green thumbs gear-up for plant sale

Stopping to smell the flowers

Students in Susan Collins’s Lawn, Garden and Gift Enterprise class at Heyward Technical and Career High School have been working all school year for the annual spring plant sale April 28-May 2.  More...

Star Chefs

Easy Pavlova   More...

Grow gardening skills at hC’s 2014 Gardening Symposium

Historic Columbia celebrates the arrival of spring with its annual Gardening Symposium. More...

Travel

Memories of Ukraine

Part 2: On a Russian Cruise Ship

I paid cash for the tickets at Bumarang shipping office and was forced to give our passports to the agent who growled, “Report to Karokoy dock at 4 o’clock with your bags.” We became travelers without identification, adventurers wit More...

WWII veterans’ D-Day recollections sought for booklet

This time 70 years ago, planning for an unprecedented and top secret military build-up was taking place deep within Allies’ command posts. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

The Columbia Curmudgeons

When is the warm weather gonna stay?  Dear Curmudgeons-  I’ve lived in the south all my life, but I don’t remember a winter quite like the one we’ve had this season. More...

Historic Site Spotlight: Seibels House

Often people connect to the past through historic structures.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Council members disagree over civility pledge

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 18. More...

Council member supports Emma’s Law

“ Today, Tuesday, March 18, 2014, Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine introduced a Columbia City Council Resolution in support of S.0137 Emma’s Law.  More...

Business

Student Painters gives opportunities to young entrepreneurs

It’s been a heckuva winter, and chances are the ole homestead is in need of some TLC.  Pruning shrubs, raking leaves, even pulling weeds are spring tasks that many homeowners actual ly enjoy doing themselves. More...

City Snippets

New law curbs flood insurance hikes   More...

FOLkS ABOUT TOWN

Ralph “Nick” Odom J r. has been reappointed to the State Board for Technical and Comprehensive Education. Amber Corbitt has been named property manager with Wilder Property Management for ERA Wilder Realty.  More...

Society

The Afternoon Music Club and the Eau Claire Music Club present Scholarship Winner Recital

Columbia Music Clubs Scholarship Winners 2014 performed Sunday, March 16, 2014, in the Wright Spears Music/Arts Center at Columbia College. More...

Calling all heroes to Clara Barton Society Campaign

The Central SC Chapter of the American Red Cross kicked off its inaugural Clara Barton Society Campaign with three sizable gifts that will benefit humanitarian efforts.  More...

Do you remember?

Discernment

When I was a young adul t , I s lowly came to realize I could look into a child’s face and know whether that little one was loved or not. Where this gift of di scernment came from, I do not know. More...

Events

USC School of Music Main Events April 2014

Schedule is subject to change. Check www.sc.edu/ music for up-to-date information.  • Tuesday, April 1, 10 a.m. More...

Events

•ANIMALS  PAALS (Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services) will host its sixth annual UN-Gala charity event March 22, 7 p.m., South Carolina State Museum. 788-7063  •ART   More...

Arts & Entertainment

NYC Ballet Principal Dancers to dazzle again for USC’s 9th Annual Ballet Stars of New York gala performance

For the ninth consecutive year, the University of South Carolina dance program will host principal dancers from the New York City Ballet for its annual Ballet Stars of New York Gala Performance, Friday, April 11, 7 p.m. More...

Pipe organ concert at Trinity Cathedral

Concert organist Wilma Jensen will perform a recital on the 73-rank Casavant pipe organ at Trinity Cathedral, 1100 Sumter Street, May 2 at 8 p.m. More...

701 Center for Contemporary Art presents Artist in Residence Leigh Magar

Explore the contemporary world of millinery and fashion des ign through an instal lat ion by Charleston artist Leigh Magar through May 4 at 701 Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), 701 Whaley Street, s More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

30680.F29387RR NOTICE OF MASTER IN  EQUITY SALE  More...

Richland County Masters Sale

(AMENDED)  NOTICE OF SALE  More...

Public Notices

NOTICE The 2013 annual return of The Eloise C. Snyder Foundation is available for inspection at its principal office during regular business hours c/o Eloise C. More...