February 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

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Golden Agers perform “All My Gallstones”

Richland Library Eastover conducted a program for seniors in the Eastover community. Area senior groups from Crossroads Community Center, Eastover Park, and the Lower Richland Community Center for Senior Resources were invited. More...

Five Points Foundation donates to Camp Kemo

The 28th Annual Chili Cook Off in Five Points was a huge success. With over 45 cooking teams and 50 chilis offered to patrons, the event attracted over 4,000 people Saturday, November 8, 2014. More...

Commentary

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The Best Valentine’s Day Ever

I’m just saying...

This was the best Valentine’s Day I think we’ve ever had, and it had nothing to do with flowers or candy.  It had everything to do with hearts though. My husband and I came very close to having both of ours irreparably broken.  More...

Learning to love technology

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

On a recent weekday, we had lunch at Chili’s, which now allows folks to pay at the table using a device similar to grocery store card readers. We were able to complete our entire transaction without bothering the server. More...

Education

School Stars

Spring Valley High School visual arts teacher Joshua Drews was elected to the governing board of the National Art Education Association. He is the new secondary division director- elect of the NAEA.   More...

Westwood High School student artwork on display in Louisiana

At age 17, Westwood High School senior Ija Charles is already living her dream. She’s a nationally commissioned artist. More...

Mother and Daughter Tea “Keeps the Bond Strong”

The Young Ladies of Elegance (YLE), a girls mentoring organization at Ridge View High School, recently sponsored its first annual Mother and Daughter Tea. More...

Sports

Airport’s explosive 3rd quarter dooms B-C

For a while, it looked like the Brookland-Cayce Lady Bearcats would give the visiting Airport Lady Eagles all they could handle on February 12.  More...

Eagles soar by Bearcats

The visiting Airport Eagles jumped out to an 8-1 lead and never trailed against the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats eventually winning 66-52 on February 12.  More...

Lady Vikings tune up for playoffs with win over Westwood

The swarming defense and fast break offense went to work early, as a 31- 8 first quarter lead would attest, and the Spring Valley Lady Vikings rolled to a 63-32 win over the Westwood Lady Redhawks in the Region IV-4A season finale for both teams on F More...

Arts & Entertainment

Guitar students display talent at Eastside Baptist Church

Students of concert guitarist and instructor Marina Alexandra displayed their talent Sunday, February 8 during a performance class held at Eastside Baptist Church, 1410 Sunnyside Drive, featuring 16 students ranging in age and skill from beginning yo More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Five: Uzupio, a wonderful idea

According to Lithuanian government figures, unemployment in Uzupio is 13%, 80% of the people are ethnic Lithuanian, the average age of the citizens is 65, 75% of the homes are privately owned, and 2,900 cars pass through Uzupio each day. More...

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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, 56-6-5635 and/ or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended: and are in the custody of 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...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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ASK ANN...

What is the difference between a vegan and a vegetarian? Are there any health risks in being a vegetarian or a vegan?

True vegetarians don’t eat meat. They only eat plant products. As one of my vegetarian friends says, “We don’t eat anything with a face.”  More...

Historic Beer

Served on a hotdog, over tortilla chips, or by itself in a bowl, chili is a dish enjoyed by most people. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council opposes privatization of water/sewer system

Columbia City Council approved a resolution instructing the city manager to proceed with the evaluation of the responses to the Request for Expression of Interest issues January 8, 2015, except for those privatization responses that propose the sale, More...

Member of Troop 397 receives Eagle Scout Award

Devin Myers received the Eagle Scout Award at an Eagle Scout Court of Honor held at Bible Way Senior Center January 25 2015. Devin is a senior at Dreher High School and son of Ms. Chequita Jones. More...

Richland County Council honors South Carolina Middle School Counselor of the Year

February 17’s Richland County Council meeting featured both a resolution and a presentation. The resolution honored Leroy York, who has recently been named the South Carolina Middle School Counselor of the Year. More...

Business

Sweet dreams come true for baker

Something Sweet Cupcakery begins in owner’s kitchen

Bakers around town have never seen the likes of someone like Chrystal Morgan, a selftaught baker who surprised many at this past year’s South Carolina State Fair’s baking contest by wining both first and second prize. More...

City Snippets

Four groups get commerce money   More...

Folks About Town

Paul Paschal, Boyd Brown, and John Metts have joined NAI Avant as brokerage associates to the market leading office and retail brokerage teams. More...

Society

Women do it better

Well, Valentine’s Day has come and gone, and while I was showered with diamonds and furs and a trip to Paris (uh huh), I didn’t get what I would really love: more women in charge. More...

How to talk to your children about teen dating violence

Imagine if your child’s boyfriend or girlfriend told her/him who to speak to, degraded them in front of their friends, called them names, and hit them. Think that could never happen to your child? Think again.  More...

Ann Pamela Cunningham Chapter of the DAR gives thanks

(L-r) Anne Bristow and Abbot Carnes, speakers and members of the Ann Pamela Cuningham Chapter More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS  Dogs Rock, a benefit concert for local animal shelter Pets Inc., sponsored by Columbia Arts Academy will be held Sunday, February 22, 3 p.m., Jillian’s in the Vista. 787-0931 or www.columbiaartsacademy.com. More...

Local opera enthusiasts to perform with international cast

Have you always wanted to take the stage at Koger Center? How about making your debut with an international cast in one of the world’s most beloved operas? More...

Home & Garden

Where the Birds Are

Stopping to smell the flowers

Scientists, amateur birders, and homeowners learn a great deal by knowing where bird species are in a city, state, region, and country. Bird populations fluctuate over time. More...

Star Chefs

Chicken Parmesan   More...