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News

Officer for FEMA presents procedures for flood victims at Columbia City Council meeting

Columbia City Council recognized two important initiatives at the monthly meeting Tuesday, October 20.  Mayor Steve Benjamin proclaimed October 15, 2015, as National Pregnancy and Infant Loss Remembrance Day. More...

701 Whaley hosts forum featuring candidates or Columbia City Council District Two and At-Large

Candidates running for the Columbia City Council District Two and at-large seats met at 701 Whaley Street for a forum about the arts community Wednesday, October 14.  More...

Richland County Council members receive thanks

The October 20 Richland County Council meeting began with two resolutions. The first establishes October 25-31 as End Child Hunger SC Week in Richland County. One in four children in Richland County are not having their food needs met. More...

Commentary

Delicious Salads

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

In the early days of television, advertising was simple and direct. Most TV ads were based on tried and true methods developed in print media. As companies learned how to utilize this new medium, a more aggressive advertising attitude began. More...

Stairway to Cogdill’s

I’m just saying...

My husband Marty has received a lot of “odd” calls from me over the years. If there’s a problem at home I can’t or don’t know how to deal with, I do what I assume any selfrespecting wife would do. More...

The McFly Effect

40–Something

A movie series that made me dust off my skateboard 30 years ago recently returned to prominence. More...

Society

Granby Chapter DAR revitalize 18th century cemetery

On October 13, 2015, Granby Chapter of Lexington celebrated the 125th birthday of the founding of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution by cleaning the Corley-Franklow Cemetery. More...

Columbia Civitan Club elects new officers

The Columbia Civitan Club installed its new officers for the upcoming year on October 12. Bill Tolleson continues as the secretary and is also the new district governor for the coming year. More...

Columbia’s Out of the Darkness Walk relocated due to flooding

More than 1,000 people from the Columbia area are expected to participate in the 11th Annual Out of the Darkness Community Walk at 2: 00 p. m., October 25, 2015 at Owens Field Park. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS  Sesquicentennial State Park’s “Howl-O-Ween,” a Halloween dog event scheduled for Saturday, October 24, has been cancelled. 788-2706. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Children’s Theatre’s YouTheatre presents Zombie Prom

Zombie lives matter! And Jonny “without an H” Warner will try to prove just that as Columbia Children’s Theatre’s YouTheatre presents the Off-Broadway cult sensation Zombie Prom October 23–25. More...

Travel

Pinewood, a place on the road

Part 1: The Town & The Railroad

Pinewood is a place on the road to Greeleyville, Pineville, and The Beach. I have no relatives there. I don’t know anyone who lives there. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of LieN SaLe advantage Self Storage, 1210 atlas Rd., columbia, Sc, 29209; Pursuant to the South Carolina Self Storage Facilities Act shall conduct a public sale of the following units for non payment of rents and late fees on November 11, 2015 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

Full Story

The Aftermath

A simple question brings writer to reality

As you might expect, out of the epic flood that took Columbia, S.C., hostage last week, there are thousands of stories. Stories of people who did the right thing. The lives that were saved. The countless acts of courage. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County More...

ASK ANN...

Other than preparing an emergency kit, what should I do to prepare for a flood or disaster?

Flash floods are the No. 1 cause of weather related deaths. Most of these deaths occur in cars. The mantra is: Turn around, don’t drown! More...

Columbia’s Jewish Heritage Initiative

Six years ago Historic Columbia launched its Connecting Communities through History initiative, whose goal was to work with six downtown neighborhoods to research, develop, and promote their respective histories through a co-creative process that har More...

Business

City Snippets

Brewery opening at historic hangar   More...

Folks About Town

Eddie Martin has been promoted to deputy chief of the Columbia Metropolitan Airpor t’s Public Safety Department. More...

Attorneys Honored

John F. Kuppens, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, has been elected as the first vice president of DRI- The Voice of the Defense Bar. More...

Education

School Stars

Irmo resident and Chick-fil-A team member Daniel Ott is one of only 25 students across the country to receive the 2015 S. Truett Cathy Scholar Award, the chain’s highest scholar recognition that continues Chickfil A® founder S. More...

Richland One announces initial plan for makeup days

Richland One students missed seven school days due to the historic flooding that affected the Columbia area and other parts of the state. The district has announced its initial plan for students to make up those missed days.  More...

Sports

Cavaliers run by A.C. Flora

The Richland Northeast Cavaliers got three rushing touchdowns from Aloysius Jackson, two from Tyquandre Davis, and one from Barry Moorer to defeat the A.C. Flora Falcons 39-20 Friday, October 16.  More...

High School Football

Week 8 Stats
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Heathwood’s Nasir continues her dominant run through SC Cross Country

Heathwood Hall’s Maryah Nasir did it again winning the Sandhills Invitational Cross Country Meet Saturday, October 17 beating her next closest competitor by over 17 seconds.  More...

Home & Garden

defining Botany: The Culture and Science of Plants

Stopping to smell the flowers

The current exhibit in the Hollins Library at the University of South Carolina Columbia campus is a garden under glass displayed in two different representational formats from two different ways of observing and knowing plants.  More...

Star Chefs

Halloween Eye of Newt   More...