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Attack of the Killer Wedding Dress

I’m just saying...

My husband and I are about to celebrate our 10-year wedding anniversary on April 3. I decided I wanted to try on my wedding dress to see how it looked. I had spoken to my neighbor about coming over and helping me as it’s a two-person job. More...

Cats and Dogs

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

A group of Japanese scientists has completed a study that determines cats, unlike dogs, don’t pay much attention to humans. My first thought was how much money did these guys waste on this study? More...

Education

Life is “happy ever laughter” when Columbia Children’s Theatre brings The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fair( l) y (Stoopid) Tales to life

Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT)will present The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fair( l) y (Stoopid) Tales, March 28 through April 6. Show times are Fridays at 7 p.m.; Saturdays at 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m., and 7 p.m.; and Sundays at 3 p.m. More...

Richland Northeast High School Convergence Media students participate in regional convention

Students from the Convergence Media magnet program at Richland Northeast High School recently attended the Southern Interscholastic Press Association’s annual convention. More...

School Stars

Three Richland One schools—A.C. Moore Elementary, Brockman Elementary, and Lower Richland High schools—have been recognized as award recipients in the 2013 Richland County Arbor Day Youth Contests. More...

Sports

Heathwood grounds Lady Falcons

The Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders’ soccer team is starting to find its stride, as it downed the Ben Lippen Lady Falcons 5-nil on Thursday, March 20 at Heathwood.  More...

Detwiler baffles Ben Lippen

Heathwood Hall pitcher Will Detwiler struck out nine, walked none, and gave up just two hits in seven shut-out innings of work to lead the Highlanders over the visiting Ben Lippen Falcons 6- 0 on Thursday, March 21.  More...

Highlanders beat Falcons on last minute goal

Heathwood Hall’s Brandon Hill broke on a goal kick in the 79th minute of the match at Ben Lippen Thursday, March 20. He controlled a short hop on the run that allowed him to get behind the defense.  More...

Home & Garden

Making Paper from Plants

Stopping to smell the flowers

Our gardens are filled with plants tracing man’s effort to make paper.  Over 2,000 years ago the Chinese invented papermaking as we know it, the maceration and disintegration of plant fibers pressed into sheets.  More...

Star Chefs

Kitty Litter Cake   More...

S.C. Midlands Master Gardeners offer free workshops

The Lexington County Master Gardeners and S.C. Midlands Master Gardeners will present free one-hour workshops to the public at the local Lexington County library branches. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE Of  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Legals

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS

Of ESTATES  More...

Mungo family celebrates 60 years in the home-building business

The Mungo family is pleased to announce 60 years in the home building business. Still family owned and operated by brothers Stewart and Steven Mungo, the company was founded in 1954 by their late father, the entrepreneurial and benevolent Michael J. More...

On Second Thought

Fighter Aircraft of the SCANG: The P-51 Mustang

The P-51 Mustang was perhaps the best fighter plane of World War II. Capable of up to eight hours of flight and a top end speed of 437 mph, Mustangs were tough, highly maneuverable, and armed with six .50 caliber machine guns. More...

The Columbia Curmudgeons

What are rabbit ears?  Dear Curmudgeons-  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Business

City Snippets

BMW to build X7 at Greer campus   More...

Folks about town

David Wright has received the inaugural Blue Star Award for Exemplary Service from the University of South Carolina’s Center for Colon Cancer Research.  Rob Set tle has been named the executive director for Providence Home. More...

Attorneys Honored

Michael W. Tighe and D. Reece Wil l iams II I, members of Callison, Tighe and Robinson, were honored at the South Carolina Bar Foundation’s annual gala as members of the “Nifty Fifty” Class of 1964.  More...

Society

Attorney climbs Mont Blanc

Frank Knowlton, a USC Law School graduate and partner in the Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough Law Firm, is recognized as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” and one of “South Carolina’s Super Lawyers.” Last Friday More...

Do you remember?

Memories to erase

One memory I would like to forget is the time I broke out in a rash all over my body, and my face was so swollen no one could recognize me.  I was visiting a teenage friend out of town when this happened. Being away from home made it WORSE. More...

Junior Cotillion holds spring ball

The Greater Columbia Chapter of Junior Cotillion held its annual Spring Ball March 12 at the Marriott Hotel. The evening provided a more formal setting for students to showcase the skills and dancing they learned throughout the year.  More...

Events

Shared Memories, Shared Hope–mental health advocates plan special events for April 3-5

The South Carolina Department of Mental Health, Mental Health America of South Carolina, NAMI Mid-Carolina, and SC SHARE have planned a three-day weekend of special events on the Bull Street campus of the former South Carolina State Hospital before t More...

Events

•ART  Palmetto Painters, an SC Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, will meet Saturday, April 12, 10 a.m., Hospice of Tri- County, SC Oncology Building, 166 Stoneridge Drive. 781-2340 or www.PalmettoPainters.com.   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Roaring Twenties return to stage

The Roaring Twenties return when the South Carolina Philharmonic presents a jazz and blues inspired concert at the Koger Center Saturday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m.  More...

Columbia Baroque Soloists present Le Jardin de Monsieur Lully, April 13

The Columbia Baroque Soloists will present Le Jardin de Monsieur Lully with special guest artist and Greenwood native, John Lenti, theorbo plus guest artists Daniel Gainey, tenor; Mary Hostetler Hoyt and Erika Cutler, Baroque violins as our final Mai More...

Prideful Possessions: A South Carolina Silver Sampler exhibit opens March 28 at Historic Columbia

On Friday, March 28, Historic Columbia will debut a new permanent exhibit at the Robert Mills House—Prideful Possessions: A South Carolina Silver Sampler.  More...

Travel

Memories of Ukraine

Part 3: Sleeping with the Enemy

Larisa and Ella, our roommates for the cruise to Odessa, turned out not to be Russian secret agents. Larisa, a pretty, young cardiologist at the Cancer Institute in Moscow, spoke broken English through her heavily painted lips. More...