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13th Annual Special Needs Ski Event to be June 13, 2014

Special needs participants from all over the Midlands and their families will spend a day at Lake Murray enjoying waterskiing on an adaptable ski, tubing, and kayaking Friday, June 13, 2014. More...

Grand Finale honors South Kilbourne Elementary participants

The National Coalition of 100 Black Women in partnership with the Kilbourne Elementary School recently hosted its “Grand Finale,” a culminating activity of the Women’s Empowerment Program ( WEP) and the Youth Empowerment Program ( Y More...

The John W. Work Chorus began in 1933

John W. Work Chorus, a program of traditional spirituals, began in 1933 under the direction of Principal J. Andrew Simmons. The chorus was presented each spring by the senior high students of Booker T. More...

Business

Longtime Forest Acres resident opens business in Trenholm Plaza

Carol Doonan’s new Trenholm Plaza store is an apparent hit with Columbia area shoppers seeking a fresh approach to couture.  “We opened March 6 and ended up ranked third in sales among all of the stores in the company for the month,& More...

City Snippets

Eggs Up Grill opens on Devine  Eggs Up Grill, which operates several breakfast-andlunch only eateries along the coast, is opening a Columbia location at 2930 Devine Street in the now-closed MoMo’s Bistro. More...

Folks about town

Investigator David Collins, Deputy Christopher Bailey Jr., and First Sergeant Bobby Surratt J r., with the Richland County Sheriff ’s Department’s Pistol team, received honors at the annual Palmetto State Regional Match. More...

Education

NFL football player and future doctor inspires graduating seniors

Ben Lippen School’s most esteemed athlete alumnus, former Liberty University and NFL running back Samkon Gado, addressed the class of 2014 May 23 at First Baptist Church as the school’s graduation commencement speaker.  More...

Students dance at Ben Lippen School’s Junior-Senior.

The Junior-Senior is a longstanding tradition at Ben Lippen School in which the junior class plans an evening each spring to pay tribute to the senior class. More...

School Stars

Martin Li and Madison Pobis, Discovery juniors at Spring Valley High School, attended the International Sustainable World Energy, Engineering, and Environment Project Olympiad ( ISWEEEP) held in Houston, Texas May 1–5.  More...

Sports

Falcons fly into history

The A.C. Flora Falcons had a one-game lead and led the visiting Hartsville Red Foxes 7-2 after two innings of play in the second game of the best-of-3 Class 3A Baseball State Championship series on Saturday, May 24. More...

Falcons hang on to take Game 1

The A.C. Flora Falcons took an 8-1 lead into the bottom of the sixth inning and held on to win Game 1 of the Class 3A Baseball State Championship series 8-7 against the Hartsville Red Foxes in Hartsville on Thursday, May 22.  More...

Bearcats fall in final minutes of overtime

For the third time since 2000, the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats and coach Kevin Heise came up one win short of reaching the top of the Class 3A mountain. More...

Home & Garden

Spring wildflower communities line the commute until...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Broad spectacular swaths of yellow spring wildflowers line roadsides, highways, and edges of woodlands this month. Walking along a path or driving down a road lined in wildflowers feels like friends are welcoming you en route.  More...

Star Chefs

Yellow Tomato Gazpacho with Cilantro Oil and Avocado   More...

Washingtonians celebrate their high school

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the closing of Booker T. Washington High School, The Booker T. Washington Foundation presents “Psalms, Hymns, and Spiritual Songs.”  More...

On Second Thought

The SC Military Museum’s “Palmetto Military Festival”

On June 7, the South Carolina Military Museum will be holding its inaugural Palmetto Military Festival on a date specially selected to coincide with the 70th Anniversary of D-Day (June 6, 1944). More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Ann Pamela Cunningham, Preservation Pioneer

Citizen Spotlight

“Monumental” is one way of describing the impressive tombstone that adorns the grave of Ann Pamela Cunningham in Columbia’s First Presbyterian Church graveyard. More...

Commentary

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Frogs don’t cause warts, but they can ruin a barbecue

I’m just saying...

I don’t know why, but all of my life I’ve had this weird fascination with frogs. It’s just something I’ve always taken for granted and never really questioned. More...

Keeping Up

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

Enjoying some fried chicken recently at Fat Buddies, I overheard guys behind me talking about the next day’s chores. One mentioned his daily ritual—dropping by the bank and then to the post office. More...

Society

Junior League of Columbia celebrates 90 years of service

Last week the Junior League of Columbia ( JLC) celebrated the end of a successful year and presented awards to deserving members and community partners for outstanding service and leadership. More...

Do you remember?

Being an only child

The worst memory I had of my childhood was how much I hated being an only child. I never told my parents how I felt when I was a child, but when I was grown and married, I stated over and over that I would never have just one child.  More...

Rotary Club of Spring Valley awards scholarships

Six area Richland District Two high school seniors were awarded a $1,500 scholarship from the Rotary Club of Spring Valley at the club’s meeting on May 8.  More...

Events

Happenings in the Midlands

•ART  Palmetto Painters, a SC Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, will meet Saturday, June 14, 10 a.m., Hospice of Tri- County, SC Oncology Building, 166 Stoneridge Drive. 781-2340 or www.PalmettoPainters.com.   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Conductors Institute of S.C. brings renowned maestros and composers to USC

The esteemed Conductors Institute of South Carolina, in its 30th year, is on the must-do list for both aspiring and experienced conductors. Students of the summer institute come to the University of South Carolina from around the U.S.  More...

Patriotic concert to honor Green Berets

The Celebrate Freedom Foundation will honor U.S. Army Green Berets with a patrioticthemed concert featuring the S. C. Philharmonic Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 7:30 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center.  More...

Historic Columbia Second Sunday Roll explores sacred sites

Discover the history of Columbia’s Sacred Sites on a guided bus tour with Historic Columbia's Second Sunday Roll on Sunday, June 8.  More...

Travel

Arbeit Macht Frei

Part One

June 1991. The sun was shining. Flowers were blooming. Birds were singing. But the air was screaming with the horror of four million people walking to their death in the gas chambers of Auschwitz. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of LieN SaLe abbott's Mini Storage: 1301 Percival Road, columbia, Sc 29223. Sale: Saturday, June 14, 2014 @ 10:00 am. Bins are to be sold in accordance with South Carolina self storage law to satisfy liens for non- payment. 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...

Legals

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