September 4, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

We’re going solar

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and City Council issued a proclamation September 1 making the City of Columbia the most recent South Carolina community to embrace the Solarize South Carolina Campaign. More...

News

Lugoff breaks ground for new playground

The ground-breaking ceremony took place August 31 for the new fully ADA (Americans for Disabilities Act) Community Playground to be constructed in September 2015 off US 1 at Whitehead Road in Lugoff More...

Columbia City Council approves second readings of fire protection fee and moped rental locations

The Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, September 1.  Council approved the second reading of an ordinance to increase the fire protection fee by a vote of 4-1. The increase would cost residents $12 more a year. More...

South Carolina State University football coach makes dream come true for 50-year fan

South Carolina State University Head Football coach Buddy Pough made a dream come true for a terminally ill fan. Harold Robinson of Eastover, S. C., proudly brags of being a SCSU football fan for over 50 years.  More...

Business

Martha’s Market provides meals and money for mission work

Irmo’s Union Methodist Church is adding a new wrinkle to its popular Martha’s Market fundraiser set for Saturday, September 12 at the church’s Family Ministry Center, 7582 Woodrow Street.  More...

Sarah Simmons returns to Columbia

Named one of the 50 best chefs in New York City in 2014, by Food & Wine magazine, Sarah Simmons is the CEO of City Grit Hospitality Group, the founder of City Grit Culinary Salon and executive chef/owner of Birds & Bubbles, a full-service res More...

City Snippets

Russell estate sale on Labor Day   More...

Education

Ridge View High School Cuts for Gabbiee raises over $1,200

On Sunday, August 23, Ridge View High School master haircare instructor, Terex Smalls, and a team of talented and professional barbers donated their time to cut hair for Richland School District Two students, faculty, staff, and the community.  More...

Richland Two and Richland Library kick off new partnership

Richland School District Two and Richland Library celebrated partnerships with a signing event Thursday, September 3 at 10 a.m., at North Springs Elementary, 1300 Clemson Road.  More...

Richland One schools and offices to close for Labor Day

Richland One schools and offices will be closed in observance of the Labor Day holiday on Monday, September 7. District employees and students will return to their regular schedules on Tuesday, September 8.   More...

Sports

Eagles hold on to beat Brookland-Cayce

Despite being outscored 25-7 in the second half, the Airport Eagles held on to defeat the visiting Brookland- Cayce Bearcats 42- 37 Friday, August 28.  More...

Cardinals grind out win against Heathwood

Seth Ham scored on a juggling catch at the end of the first half, and Cardinal Newman held Heathwood Hall to just 46 yards of offense as the Cardinals defeated the home-standing Highlanders 21-6 on Friday, August 28.  More...

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Home & Garden

Food Chains in the Carolina Children’s Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Gardens are manmade landscapes and since most gardeners are continually adding trees, shrubs, vines, herbaceous edibles and ornamentals, there can be great plant diversity leading to increased animal diversity. More...

Star Chefs

Loaded Baked Potato Salad More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 18: Too Young to Drink

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) More...

West Columbia patriot re-elected as the Region IV Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart

Patriot James Miller was re- elected as the Region IV Commander of the Military Order of the Purple Heart in Las Vegas, Nevada, on August 8, 2015, at its 83rd National Convention. More...

Sales rep for Vector Marketing runs 43.78 miles for charity

Vector Marketing sales representative Raymond Ciafardini Jr. recently went the extra mile to help a charity he loves—43.78 miles, to be exact. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County More...

Columbia’s Drill Tower

Have you ever wondered the purpose behind the six-story rectangular concrete building located on Park Street between Gervais and Senate streets? More...

VA Compensation for Radiation Exposure

Many veterans have been exposed to radiation during their military service. More...

Commentary

Totally hating “totally”

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

I’m trying extremely hard to keep from becoming a stereotype. Mr. Carver lived across the street and was the prototypical Angry Old Man. More...

Tubing Tribulations

I’m just saying...

I learned a very important lesson this weekend.  There comes a time in one’s life when it is illadvised to go “tubing” with teenagers.  For the uninitiated, “tubing” refers to getting on a large piece of heavyd More...

Freedom to Age

40–Something

I was rocking out hard in my car to “Paradise City” by the band Guns N’ Roses last Sunday. All was well until I passed a convertible full of teenagers coming the other way.  More...

Society

NSDAR continues its salute to Veterans

A reception was attended by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution at the Stone Veteran’s Pavilion located at the C. W. Tucker Center. More...

Tanner’s Devine Evening

Summer may be winding down, but it was an exciting night of shopping, eating, meeting, and greeting on Devine Street August 20 when 19 members of The Devine Street Merchant’s Association teamed up with the Ray Tanner Foundation for “A Dev More...

Granby Chapter DAR attends commemoration of the 235th anniversary of the Battle of Musgrove Mill

On August 22, 2015, Granby Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution attended the Commemoration of the 235th anniversary of the Battle of Musgrove Mill where they presented a wreath. More...

Events

Events

Columbia Council of Neighborhoods meeting will be Thursday, September 24, 6 p.m., Eau Claire Print Building, 3907 Ensor Avenue.  •ANIMALS   More...

USC School of Music Calendar of Events, October 2015

• Thursday, October 1, 7:30 p.m., USC Concert Choir and University Chorus Concert, Main Street United Methodist Church. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Harbison Theatre, a place where everyone is welcome

Harbison Theatre Executive Director Katie Fox wants the public to feel the performing arts center at Midlands Technical College is a place where they all belong.  Like all of Midlands Technical College, Harbison Theatre “is a place where e More...

Singin’ in the Rain comes to Town Theatre

1920s Hollywood is the setting for this zany, light-hearted romantic comedy about the early days of sound film, when a major movie studio finds itself scrambling to salvage the career of its nasal and off key silent picture star.  More...

USC to present traveling exhibition on Guantanamo Bay

The University of South Carolina will host the Guantanamo Public Memory Project from September 17 to November 21. 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 Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

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