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Renaissance man loves coming home to Columbia

Native son and veteran public servant Dr. John F. Clark has studied, traveled, and worked across the country and abroad, but South Carolina has always lured him back and anchored him here at home.  More...

News

Women entrepreneurs and politicians

First female to serve as mayor of Cayce to run again

Cayce Mayor Elise Partin formally announced her candidacy for re-election for a second full term to the office of Mayor in the upcoming November 4, 2014, election. More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club presents scholarship to Lower Richland high School graduate

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club’s Business and Profession Committee presented Monique Sinkler, 2014 Lower Richland High School graduate, with a check for $545. More...

Seniors lunch at Liberty on the Lake

On Monday June 30, 2014, the Trenholm Park Seniors and the Ballentine Community Center Seniors enjoyed a trip to Liberty on the Lake for lunch. More...

Business

Jam-packed, unique family-owned hardware store thrives for 38 years

It’s understandable if the nearby competition might awe the owner of Columbia’s sole remaining family-owned hardware store.  Located for 38 years at the rear of an aging Garners Ferry Road shopping center, Cedar Terrace Hardware&rsqu More...

City Snippets

Charleston top destination in N. America   More...

Folks About Town

JHS Architecture: Integrated Design has announced the retirement of Sal l ie Kl imaski and that Thomas Smith has become licensed as an architect.  Crystal Adams, and Audra Rubow have joined ERA Wilder Realty.   More...

Society

Miss Powell and Mr. Agostino wed at Litchfield Plantation

Mr. and Mrs. Michael John Agostino were married at seven o’clock in the evening on May 17, 2014, at Litchfield Plantation on Pawley’s Island, South Carolina. More...

Bennettsville high School Class of 1949 celebrates in Columbia

The 1949 graduating class of Bennettsville High school gathered at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 7 at Forest Lake Club in Columbia, S.C., for its 65th reunion. The class had 44 graduates. More...

Do you remember?

The punch cup dilemma

What do people do on holidays? Some people want to do nothing. Some people think they have to travel to see relatives or friends just to get away from it all like to the beach or the mountains. Some people want to celebrate. More...

Events

United Way of the Midlands releases $1.28 million to support financial stability and reduce homelessness

United Way of the Midlands (UWM) has released $1,280,000 in grant funding to support financial stability services and affordable housing in the community. More...

Events

•ART  The Columbia Museum of Art, in partnership with Richland Library, will present the summer exhibition, All the World’s a Stage: Anita Lobel, on view through August 17, CMA’s Wells Fargo Education Gallery and the gallery at More...

Arts & Entertainment

Art at Over The Mantel Gallery

Over the Mantel Gallery opened its doors on March 13 to a delightful group of well-wishers and art lovers who were surrounded by beautiful paintings waiting patiently to go home with just the right person. More...

Travel

Celebrating my Birthday in Beaufort

Conclusion: Historic Homes

Linda and I stayed at the beautiful 1810 Maxcy - Rhett House (The Secession House) where Beaufort citizens met and advocated Southern independence. More...

Pets

Have dog, will travel

Thinking about br inging your canine buddy along for summer vacation? Taking the time to plan ahead can mean the difference between a vacation to remember and one you wish you could forget! More...

Hogs and dogs for american Service heroes to be august 9

Thunder Tower Harley-Davidson will host an inaugural “Hogs and Dogs for American Heroes” fundraiser Saturday, August 9 to benefit the Columbia-based service dog training organization, PAALS ( Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services) during More...

For Marvin Chernoff, a place at Trustus called Marv’s

What do you do to honor one of Columbia’s most creative and beloved arts advocates? More...

Invention by seven-year-old and her mother in Walgreens

Seven-year-old Gabrielle Goodwin and her mother Rozalynn have invented the solution for securing the ends of girls’ pigtails, braids, and twists, and 29 Walgreens stores in South Carolina and Georgia will carry it after July 25. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres - Trenholm Road: A woman went to police headquarters at 11 a.m. Monday after she said both she and her husband had received phone calls from people claiming they owed money on loans they never took out. More...

When you see lights— pull to the right

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott seeks to educate motorists about the proper response to emergency vehicles as they approach using lights and sirens.  More...

The Columbia Curmudgeons

When did birth control become a health issue?  Dear Curmudgeons-  Can you please tell me how women’s health will be in jeopardy if birth control isn’t free?  -Confused  Dear Confused-   More...

Commentary

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Ben Hoover

I’m just saying...

It’s been quite a week in our usually peaceful little city. One of the three major television stations, WIS-10, mysteriously fired a very well liked and much admired anchor, Ben Hoover. More...

Shortcuts to Fitness

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

Yesterday, I read a story about a hiker who was rescued from Camelback Mountain by the Phoenix Rescue Squad. She was hiking up the trail and became dehydrated and unable to continue. More...

Education

Peter Pan

at Town Theatre

If you’ve ever dreamed of flying away to Neverland, here is your chance when Peter Pan flies into Town Theatre July 18. Just think lovely thoughts and away you’ll go with Peter, Tinker Bell, Wendy, Michael, and John. More...

Boy Scout Troop 10 takes trip to Cimarron, New Mexico

On June 27, 2014, ten Boy Scouts from Eastminster Presbyterian Church’s Troop 10 completed the adventure of their lives. More...

BCHS senior named S.C. Work-Based Learning Student of the year

Alena Bech, a senior at Brookland-Cayce High School, has been named the South Carolina Work- Based Learning Student of the Year. More...

Sports

Eudy soars with Cardinals

Last May, Will Eudy and the Cardinal Newman boys’ soccer team won their third championship in four years. The latest title marked another stop in the journey from Brookland-Cayce player and assistant coach to Cardinal Newman legend.  More...

Ben Lippen tabs Christ Church assistant to lead football program

The new head football coach at Ben Lippen High School knows what it’s like to be on the winning team.  More...

Cardinal Newman

OVERVIEW: The Cardinal Newman Cardinals posted their first winning season under third-year head coach Brannon Tidwell. More...

Home & Garden

Southern Smoothies for Summer

Stopping to smell the flowers

While Joy Cottle’s Strawberry Farm in Hopkins closes the seasonal strawberry U-pick in June, another Cottle family farm enterprise promises to keep you refreshingly cool this summer. More...

Star Chefs

Blueberry Shortbread   More...

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Public Notices

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