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News

Columbia City Police K-9 Unit stands behind their heroes

Dr. Mary Baskin Waters and Annette H. More...

Should the city continue the emergency shelter?

At the Columbia City Council meeting Tuesday, April 29, city manager Teresa Wilson discussed a second 45- day extension for the emergency shelter. More...

Summer program inspires the wild in every child

Camp Discovery is excited to announce the expansion of its programs to include a summer nature camp for children. More...

Business

One of America’s greatest opera composers dines with music enthusiasts at Villa Tronco

Carlisle Floyd was in town April 24 and 25 to help raise money for the USC School of Music. More...

Carlisle Floyd’s awards according to Wikipedia

1956 Guggenheim Fellowship 1957 Citation of Merit from the National Association of American Conductors and Composers 1959 Ten Outstanding Young Men of the Nation Award from the U.S. More...

City Snippets

Medical center opens in Hopkins More...

Education

Spring Valley students finalists in Siemens Challenge

Two teams of Discovery freshmen from Spring Valley High School were chosen as High School National Finalists in the 2014 Siemens We Can Change the World Challenge, the premier national environmental More...

Art teacher earns “Top Twenty” in Runaway Runway

Miss Marine, art teacher at Killian Elementary, placed in the Top Twenty in the Runaway Runway for the third consecutive year with her art superhero “Colorella.”  “ These characters are a passion for me,” explains Miss Ma More...

School Stars

Jef frey Gregor y, Spring Valley High School science teacher, was recognized as one of the 2013 finalists in the state of South Carolina for the Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).   More...

Events

Lourie Center celebrates Older Americans Month

Each May, the Lourie Center joins with other senior service organizations across the country to celebrate Older Americans Month. This year’s theme for Older Americans Month is “Safe Today. Healthy Tomorrow.”  More...

Events

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

Arts & Entertainment

Tree of Life Congregation to host Columbia’s Fifth Annual Jewish Food and Cultural Festival

The Tree of Life Congregation will be celebrating the highly successful, fifth annual, The Big Nosh: Columbia’s Jewish Food and Cultural Festival. The event will take place on Sunday, May 4, from 11 a.m. More...

It’s Alive!

Workshop Theatre will leave ’em laughing with Young Frankenstein

Workshop Theatre will close out the 2013- 2014 season and its tenure at 1136 Bull Street with the hilarious Mel Brooks musical comedy Young Frankenstein. More...

Rudy Mancke and Clay Bolt join S.C. Wildlife Federation birding experts for a special event to save endangered species

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation will hold a special event featuring the first screening in S.C. of The Lost Bird Project, a film about public art, extinction, and memory.  More...

Travel

Memories of Ukraine

Part 8: Sad Shades of Gray

(Note: This is a continuat ion of memories from our trip to Ukraine in 1992.) Our second morning in Odessa was special… there was hot water running in Andrew’s apartment for the first time that summer. More...

Vikings go back to the future

On Wednesday, April 30, Spring Valley High School officially announced that Dr. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

The South Carolina Fall Line Consortium

Who doesn’t like a good challenge, particularly when comes in front of an audience on your home turf? Such was the case in 2001 during Historic Columbia’s annual meeting.  More...

P.. T.. S.. D..

HELP FOR OUR VETERANS

Traumatic brain injury ( TBI) has been called the signature injury of the war on terrorism. Based on statistics from the Armed Forces Health Surveillance Center, there were nearly 300,000 TBIs diagnosed from 2000 to 2013. More...

Commentary

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The Overcommercialization of My TV

I’m just saying...

I think there should be a rule or something about commercials. I don’t think an individual commercial should be allowed to run more than 30 times before they have to do a new one.  More...

Dealing with Serpents

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

On the return trip from dog walking early one morning, I noticed organic matter on the edge of the road. Closer inspection revealed the remains of a king snake not there when we started. He had tried to cross the blacktop and failed. I felt sadness. More...

Society

Miss McKinney and Mr. Guerin exchange vows at Edisto Island

Mr. and Mrs. William Hunter Guerin were married April 26, 2014, at five o’clock in the afternoon at the Presbyterian Church of Edisto Island, on Edisto Island, South Carolina. The ceremony was performed by Dr. Sinclair Emsley Lewis. More...

Attend rally to unlock the barriers for people with disabilities in S.C.

On May 8, 2014, disability advocates from around the state will rally at the State House to unlock the barriers of independence for people with disabilities. More...

Mungo establishes Community Builder Award

In honor of its 60th Anniversary, Mungo Homes has established the “Community Builder” Award to recognize members of the Midlands community who have contributed to our area in a positive way: who are community builders.  More...

Sports

Skyhawks fly by Cardinals

Harrison Magee went 2-for-2 with two runs batted in, and Jackson Derrick and Bailey Lockwood combined on a two-hitter as the Hammond Skyhawks spoiled Senior Night for the Cardinal Newman Cardinals with a 12-2 victory at the Polo Grounds on Wednesday, More...

A.C. Flora downs Devils

A.C. Flora sophomore Austin Powell prevailed at No. More...

Skyhawks taking talents to the next level

Hammond’s Calhoun McDougall signs a Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at North Greenville Univer si ty. More...

Home & Garden

Meet at the Berry Patch

Stopping to smell the flowers

From early morning until early evening seven days a week Columbians are meeting at the berry patch in Lower Richland off Sumter Highway on Trotter Road. More...

Star Chefs

Chicken Strawberry Salad with Ginger Lime Dressing   More...

S.C. State Fair goes pink

The South Carolina State Fair is distributing more than 100,000 packets of pink forget-me-not seeds to kick off its 2014 campaign, “seeds of hope” supporting awareness and early detection of breast cancer across the state.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

RFP LRADAC desires to upgrade current computer network at its facilities in the Columbia area of South Carolina; therefore, a RFP is issued to all interested bidders. Please email Corey Grant at: cgrant@lradac.org to receive a copy of the RFP. More...

Legals

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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...