September 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Columbia City Council asked to discuss using Skype with absent council members

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, September 15.  More...

South Kilbourne concerned about possible drug activities and prostitution in the community

At the monthly meeting Thursday, September 10, the South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association passed a resolution to not support or patronize the Mini Mart, located at 900 South Kilbourne Road. More...

Seniors can make a Simple Will at no charge

A collaborative effort led the USC School of Law Pro Bono Program, SC Bar Association Pro Bono Program, the Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging, and the Central Midlands Area Agency on Aging to provide the opportunity for seniors, ages 60 and More...

Business

Family owned pharmacy gives that personal touch

Many of us can remember the days of yesteryear when there were no chain or big-box stores, and almost every business had the family name on it. One Columbia woman has recently made this memory a dream come true for her.  More...

City Snippets

Kline project gets okay   More...

Attorneys Honored

Eve Goodstein has joined Sowell Gray Stepp & Laffitte, LLC, as a new attorney.  More...

Education

Harmony School visits Titan Farms

The elementary class from Harmony School spent a day learning about an important part of S.C. Agriculture as they visited Titan Farms in Ridge Spring, S.C. More...

Sports

Lady Skyhawks down Heathwood

Girls Tennis September 3 & 9, Cayce Tennis Center (Match conclusion was delayed due to weather) Hammond 5, Heathwood Hall 1 Singles: Mckenna Savoca (HH) def. Maggie Herring (H) 6-2, 6-0; Caroline MacGillivray (H) def. More...

Lady Cards squeak by Ben Lippen

Girls Tennis September 8 & 9, Trenholm Park (Match conclusion was delayed a day due to weather) Cardinal Newman 5, Ben Lippen 4 Singles: Caroline Eckstrom (BL) def. McCarley Maddock (CN) 6-3, 6-2; Kathryn Gervasi (CN) def. More...

Ben Lippen handles Hammond

Ben Lippen’s Kristy Carnes had 14 kills, seven aces, and ten assists to lead the Falcons over the visiting Hammond Skyhawks 3-1 (25-18, 25-21, 22- 25, 25- 18) in SCISA Region I- 3A volleyball action Thursday, September 10.  Amanda Carnes a More...

Arts & Entertainment

Trenholm Artists Guild and Rockaways to host Fifth Annual Rosewood Arts Festival

Trenholm Artists Guild and Rockaways will host the Fifth Annual Rosewood Arts Festival Saturday, October 3, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  More...

Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Click, Clack, Moo

Columbia Children’s Theatre will present an adaptation of Doreen Cronin’s popular children’s book Click, Clack, Moo: Cows That Type September 18–27. More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 20: Turkey Hazing

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) Papa and Bub [Daddy’s brother John A.] went to Presbyterian College (PC) in Clinton, S.C. More...

A word from the director at Prosperity Project...

We are off and running. Thanks to all the staff and volunteers who have made this year a success already. We are so excited about the year to come. Feeding Program Update  More...

Kings Row celebrates 45 years

Kings Row barber shop, located in the heart of Five Points, is celebrating 45 years of business. It is still owned by the original owners Edwin “Ed” Barnes and Carl “Bags” Bagwell.  More...

Morticia is being evicted

When Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher’s husband Clifford first found the scraggly abandoned kitten that now lives in the coroner’s office, Fisher wasn’t even sure if the cat would live.  More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres   More...

Perceptions of Memory: The Mann-Simons Site Ghost Structures

Memory is constructed in a multitude of ways. Our minds house our past experiences, and these occasions become the foundations for the stories passed down through family lore or recorded in a book. More...

Tournament honors Eudy & helps kids

The seventh annual Jesse Eudy Memorial Charity Golf Classic will be held Friday, September 25 beginning at 1 p.m. More...

Commentary

Banning sagging pants (again)

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

On a boring night in September, 1994, I was walking through a nearly deserted Knoxville mall because the motel TV was so terrible I couldn’t even find an Andy Griffith rerun. Everybody has Andy Griffith reruns.  More...

Whitman Woes

I’m just saying...

My husband Marty is beginning to think I’m a hypochondriac.  Not for myself, but for my poodle. More...

McElwain’s Meltdown

40–Something

Jim McElwain, the head football coach of the Florida Gators, recently got the sports world in an uproar when he had a tirade on the sidelines during his team’s game against East Carolina. More...

Society

Civitan Club of Columbia gives to the community

President Henry Chastain presents a donation from the Civitan Club of Columbia to Joanna Wietzel, director of Camp Discovery near Blythewood. More...

Christine S. Eastwood

Christine S. Eastwood born June 14, 1909, died September 4, 2015. Christine Eastwood, age 106, has peacefully, and in her own indomitable way, departed us. More...

Bishop John Shelby Spong to speak September 22

Retired Episcopal Bishop John Shelby Spong will speak in Columbia September 22 at 7 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 1300 Pine Street, in Historic Waverly.  More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS   More...

Meeting of Symphony League Benefactor of SC Philharmonic

Symphony League will meet with light lunch and program featuring Elisabeth Tsai, guest artist and winner of the prestigious 2014 Arthur Fraser Concerto Competition sponsored by the Symphony League held at the USC School of Music each summer in conjun More...

Home & Garden

Going Bananas!

Stopping to smell the flowers

Brenda and Ross McLaurin have created a “little paradise” on their Forest Acres property. Spaced throughout their backyard are clusters of 10- 15’ tall banana plants grown primarily as ornamentals. More...

Star Chefs

Banana Boats  2 bananas 1/4 cup semisweet chocolate chips 1/4 cup miniature marshmallows   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER IN EQUITY'S NOTICE OF SALE 2015-CP-40-02741 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Southern First Bank vs. Stubbs Property Management, LLC, et.  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...

Legals

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