November 7, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

Three A.C. Flora students receive Eagle Scout rank

Joshua Davis, Philip Johnston, and Clarke DuBose were awarded the Eagle Scout rank at a ceremony on October 19, 2014, at Trinity Cathedral.  Joshua is the son of Donen and Sheila Davis, and the grandson of C.E. More...

America recycles day

Keep the Midlands Beautiful in partnership with Town of Irmo, Richland County Recycles, Lexington County Recycles, Pratt recycling and YP cares will be hosting an electronics waste recycling event Saturday, November 15, 2014, from 9 a. m. More...

News

Mungo Walk for Life team tops fundraising effort

Mungo Homes raised more than $17,000–the highest of any participating team–for Palmetto Health Breast Center in honor of a co-worker diagnosed recently with breast cancer. More...

City of Columbia accepting nominations for the MLK Dream Keeper Scholarship

The City of Columbia is accepting nominations for the 2015 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Dream Keeper Scholarship Awards. The Dream Keeper Award recognizes exemplary displays of committed service to the tenets of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  More...

Keepin’ It Real Ministries prepares for Thanksgiving Bash

The volunteers of Keepin’ It Real Ministries are preparing to bless 400-500 homeless people on Sunday, November 16, from 2-4 p.m., in Finlay Park. Look for them on the Gadsden Street end of the park. More...

Commentary

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Driving Mr. Daisy

I’m just saying...

Every now and then, my husband Marty and I discuss taking a road trip. A big one where we rent a motorhome and drive across the country. More...

At the Car Show

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

With the Tide and the Buckeyes playing at night last week, Terry and I took the opportunity to travel to Charlotte for a full day of Old Guy Porn, a car show. More...

Education

School Stars

Blythewood High School graphics student Alexa Smith created a winning logo for the COO of 1 Desktop Per Child, Kenneth Grambow.  Her logo is currently being used on the 1 Desktop Per Child website www.1DPC.org and social media sites.   More...

Society

Lexington mayor signs Granby Chapter NDAR Constitution Proclamation

On September 3, Miriam Lovett, Granby Chapter National Society Daughters of the American Revolution received Constitution Proclamation signed by the mayor of Lexington, Steve Mac Dougall at the Lexin More...

Richland Sertoma Club awards Sabrina Odom

Richland Sertoma Club proudly presented Sabrina Odom with the 2014 Service to Mankind Award at the August 21, 2014, meeting. More...

Local author to sign book

Local author, Jodie Cain Smith, will be hosting a book release party on November 22, 2014, from 4-6 p.m. at the Trustus Side Door Theatre on 520 Lady Street in Columbia. More...

Events

Events

•ART  Charles Hite Photography will hold an exhibition at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport through December 31. www.charleshite.com.  •CHURCH/CHARITY   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Workshop Theatre presents The Dining Room

Workshop Theatre welcomes visitors into The Dining Room by A.R. Gurney November 6–9 for the second show of the 2014–2015 season at The Market Space at 701 Whaley. More...

Kick off the holiday season with... at Town Theatre

This fantastic stage adaptation of the beloved Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye classic film White Christmas is returning by popular demand to Town Theatre’s stage. More...

Triumph over tragic loss explored in The Women of Lockerbie at USC’s Lab Theatre

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present The Women of Lockerbie, a drama by Deborah Brevoort inspired by the tragic 1988 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103, November 20–23 at the Lab Theatre. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5636 and 29- 1540 SC Law as Amended, and are in the custody of th 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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Sheriff Leon Lott participates in exchange program with Puerto Rico

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is committed to being innovative and proactive in serving the community. As a part of that commitment, Lott is involved in the International Exchange Program with law enforcement depar tments across the globe. More...

South Carolina State Museum is the 2014 “Official City Ornament”

Mayor Steve Benjamin and the Babcock Center Foundation unveiled the South Carolina State Museum as the 2014 “Official City Ornament” on November 3. More...

Votes help Columbia’s Gamecock Water Tower become Tank of the Year finalist

The City of Columbia’s Wales Garden water tower near Whaley Street and Pickens Street was voted into Tnemec Company Inc.’s top 12 tanks during its nation-wide 2014 Tank of the Year event. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Veterans Day

On occasion, I have heard people giving directions around the University of South Carolina say, “Take a left (or right) at the World War I Memorial Building.” More often than not, the instructions are met with a blank stare—one that More...

ALL About Golf

FALL GOLF TIPS: Now that November is almost here, we have some adjustments to make. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Main Street ICE opens Thanksgiving Day

Grab your family and friends, and head down to Boyd Plaza for the opening day of Main Street ICE! More...

Olympia Residents Council discusses rezoning request

Joey Jaco, with the City of Columbia, addressed a concern residents may have at the Olympia Residents Council meeting Wednesday, October 29.  He said the homeowners at 816 Whaley Street are applying to have their house rezoned, under special exc More...

Business

Capital Rotary Club tours Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation

Nephron Pharmaceuticals Corporation is a privately owned manufacturer of generic inhalation solutions headquartered in Orlando, Florida. More...

City Snippets

Main Street building sold   More...

Folks About Town

Tiffany Solorzano has joined McGregor & Company as a staff accountant.   More...

Sports

Brady completes perfect night for Hammond

Senior running back T.J. More...

Silver Foxes flex their muscles

In a battle of two of the top Class 4A area teams on October 31, the visiting Dutch Fork Silver Foxes sent a message to the rest of the S.C. high school football world with a 33-7 victory over the previously undefeated Westwood Redhawks.  More...

High School Football

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Home & Garden

A Fruitful Fall

Stopping to smell the flowers

Are fruits included in your fall planting regimen? If you have the sun, welldrained soil (pH 5.8-6.5), space, and water resources for growing vegetables and perennials in summer, the home garden can accommodate a small orchard.  More...

Star Chefs

Muscadine Cake   More...

Travel

Martin conquers America

Part 1: Nancy, France

Linda and I hosted Martin, a 17- year- old French boy, for a month recently. Our friendship began in 1993 when we hosted Benedicte, a Rotary Scholar from Nancy, France, who enrolled as a journalism student at USC. More...