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A tribute to Dr. Jean Pruett

I’m just saying...

The world lost three special women last week. Amazing poet, writer, speaker, and civil rights activist Maya Angelo died quietly in her home on Wednesday. Ann B. More...

In Praise of Flexibility

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

My partner is extremely persuasive. She doesn’t possess Southern Charm or whine and cry to get her way. She does make strong arguments and is relentless. More...

Business

Sleep is essential to good health

Sleep Solutions’ labs in West Columbia, Irmo, and Northeast Columbia diagnose sleep disorders

Just like our collective waistline, America’s problem with sleeplessness continues to grow, with sleep medicine emerging as a very much awake multibillion-dollar industry  More...

City Snippets

S.C. ranked low on banking affordability More...

Folks About Town

Marie Dieckmann, Allyson DeHart, Rodney McClure, Trevor Knox, Billy McGee, and Shawn Skillman have been elected as 2014-2015 Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter board members. More...

Society

Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia celebrates year with high tea and new officers

The Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia celebrated an active and successful year with a Southern High Tea May 20, 2014. More...

Capital Rotary distributes dictionaries to schools

Capital Rotary Club members Jenks Mikell (back row, left) and John Guignard (back row) are all smiles after distributing paperback dictionaries to third-grade students at Arden Elementary School, par More...

Miss Jamison and Mr. Cribbs plan September wedding

Mr. and Mrs. David Jamison announce the engagement of their daughter, Katy Jamison of Washington, D.C., to Brey Cribbs also of Washington, D.C. The bride-elect is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Jamison of Quakertown, Pennsylvania. More...

Events

Events

•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. •CAMPS More...

Challenger learning Center offers summer camps

Richland One Challenger Learning Center’s summer camps for students ages 8 to 18 will be held this summer.  Astronaut Academy   More...

Home & Garden

Quick crops for busy lifestyles

Stopping to smell the flowers

Today’s home vegetable garden is more likely to be in containers on the deck, a 4’ x 4’ raised bed, near the kitchen door, and sometimes in the kitchen. More...

Star Chefs

Spinach Cantaloupe Salad with Mint   More...

Tickets on sale for Riverbanks’ Brew at the Zoo

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden’s annual suds sippin’ safari, Brew at the Zoo, is back on tap for Friday, August 1, from 7–9:30 p.m.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens; are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5635 and/or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended; and are in the custody of P More...

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

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RCSD’s Ronn Thompson writes first novel, Murrells Inlet

Ronn Thompson says he always knew his career of choice would be in law enforcement, following the example of his father and grandfather. However, he says writing has also been the career of his dreams. More...

Dinosaurs come back to life at the S.C. State Museum

This summer, take a journey back in time when monsters walked the earth, swam in the sea, and soared through the sky as the South Carolina State Museum presents its newest blockbuster exhibit, Dinosaurs: A Bite Out of Time, opening Saturday, June 21. More...

On Second Thought

P.T.S.D.

HELP FOR OUR VETERANS

Traumatic brain injury can cause a multitude of symptoms or disability. The exact mechanisms of how a brain injury causes disability are not fully understood. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County   More...

Christ Church

In 1858, Episcopalians seeking an alternative to worshiping at Trinity Church on Sumter Street erected Christ Church on the southeast corner of Blanding and Marion Streets.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

West Columbia City Council discusses city budget and water and sewer rate increases

Prior to the regularly scheduled meeting of the West Columbia City Council on Tuesday, June 3, 2014, two separate public hearings were held at West Columbia City Hall Council Chambers.  More...

Olympia gets sidewalks

After community leaders fought for years to get sidewalks, Olympia is slated to have them by the upcoming football season. More...

DJJ youth build burial urns

Burial urns built by youth at the Department of Juvenile Justice will be used for the interment of seven unclaimed veterans during a funeral service at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, June 6. The service will be held at the Fort Jackson National Cemetery.  More...

Education

Saint Joseph Catholic School wins national Character Award

Saint Joseph Catholic School has been selected as one of only 44 schools in the country, and the only school in South Carolina, to win recognition as a “National School of Character” by the Character Education Partnership (CEP).  More...

School Stars

Richland One’s Class of 2014 graduates have received nearly $65 million in scholarship offers and other financial aid, setting a new district record.  More...

Sports

Lexington Post 7 holds off late West Columbia rally

Lexington Post 7 charged out to an early lead, posting runs in the first seven innings, before withstanding a late rally from West Columbia Post 79 to emerge with a 15-11 win in an early American Legion baseball game on Friday night, May 30 at Brookl More...

Northeast Columbia doubles up Orangeburg Post 4

Northeast Columbia’s American Legion nine did all the basics flawlessly in downing Orangeburg Post 4 10-5 in an American Legion baseball clash at Bray Park on Tuesday, June 3.  Coach Justin Cooper heads up the Northeast squad, who evened i More...

2014 American Legion League 8 Schedule/Results

Tues, May 27 Lexington 0 @ Chapin-Newberry 10 Wed, May 28 West Columbia 5 @ Orangeburg 6 Thurs, May 29 Lexington 7 @ Northeast 4 More...

Arts & Entertainment

Town Theatre presents let’s Go to the Previews

Town Theatre will present Let’s Go to the “Previews” Saturday, June 13 at 8 p.m. More...

Southeastern Piano Festival June 15–22

The 2014 Southeastern Piano Festival will be held June 15–22 at the Koger Center for the Arts. More...

Juneteenth Celebration June 19-21

FOCUS: Lower Richland is a unique three-day event promoting Lower Richland County, S.C. Heritage Corridor. While the event is free to the public, registration is requested. More...

Travel

Arbeit Macht Frei

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...