November 6, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Vote November 17

In the race for the atlarge seat for Columbia City Council, currently held by Cameron Runyon, Howard Duvall earned 39 percent of the votes. Andy Smith earned 26 percent. Duvall and Smith will face each other in a runoff November 17. More...

Naomi’s Circle provides support for women who have experienced pregnancy loss

There is no greater joy for parents than to find out they are expecting a baby. There is also no greater sorrow than finding out their little bundle of joy has suddenly passed away.  More...

News

Concerns resulting from the flood dominate Richland County Council meeting

On November 3, Richland County Council featured a discussion about the pending Charters of Freedom Monument, which has been on the back burner since before the flood. More...

North/South Corridor process to start over

Olympia resident Chris Reid announced new developments with the North/South corridor at the Olympia Residents Council meeting Wednesday, October 28.  The North/ South corridor calls for a flyover from Huger Street to Wayne Street. More...

Richland One to induct six into district’s Hall of Fame

Six new members will be inducted into the Richland One Hall of Fame in February, school district officials announced at an October 22 news conference. More...

Business

Animals love Mill Creek Pet Food Center

Mill Creek Pet Food Center owner Eric Austin stays busy fielding customer questions each day. More...

City Snippets

Koosa closes Weed Hill   More...

Folks About Town

MV Commercial Construction has been recognized as a Diamond Award recipient for the fourth year in a row by the Associated Builders and Contractors. Mary Quinn O’Connor has joined NAI Avant as marketing and public relations director. More...

Education

S.C. Supreme Court Justice-Elect Pleicones speaks at Brennen Elementary School

South Carolina Supreme Court Chief Justice-elect Costa M. Pleicones addressed the student body at Brennen Elementary School during the Student Council Induction Ceremony Tuesday, October 27. More...

School Stars

Each morning as students exit the bus driven by Richland One bus driver Carolyn Adams, she gives them a high five and tells them to have a great day. More...

Sports

Lady Falcons fly to second round

Class 3A Girls Tennis Playoffs Thursday, October 29 A.C. Flora High School  A.C. Flora 7, Blue Ridge 0   More...

Eagles sweep Hanahan

The Airport Eagles advanced to the second round of the Class 3A volleyball playoffs with a 3-0 (25- 17, 25-20, 25-16) win over the visiting Hanahan Hawks Thursday, October 29.  More...

Cruse releases first book, Bearcat Pride, about local soccer legend

Brookland- Cayce head boys’ soccer coach Kevin Heise has won 437 games, claimed 14 region championships, and made three appearances in the Class 3A State Championship game since taking over the reigns of the program in 1991.  Starting Nove More...

Home & Garden

The Recovery Rose

Stopping to smell the flowers

Most of us are still taking circuitous routes through Columbia to get to work and elsewhere. Whatever the route we take, the lovely Confederate rose greets us with a beautiful breath of autumn. More...

Star Chefs

Sesame Green Beans   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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, 56-5-5635 and/or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended; and are in the custody of Da 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

Richland One alumni share talents

In the early days of hip hop, Angie Stone was a high school student at C.A. Johnson high school and a member of the youth choir at First Nazareth Baptist Church. More...

Richland One alumni share talents

Khristian Dentley, a member of the Grammy Award- winning vocal group Take 6, conducted a master class for performing arts students at Dreher High School on Wednesday, November 4 at 8:30 a.m. at the school.  More...

On Second Thought

Bulbs that Work

Lemon Drops daffodil blooming along the Richland Street wall at Seibels House.   Every couple of years, I get sucked into a big, beautiful lie. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Countable Income for VA Pension Purposes

This month’s column hopes to explain what the term “countable income” means for purposes of the VA Pension program. More...

Commentary

Growing old with my car

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

I’ve noticed a close link between my aging self and my ancient Highlander, especially as our miles mount and insignificant things pop up that must be dealt with just for the sake of sanity, decorum, or living in polite society.  More...

Hashtag Horrors

I’m just saying...

There’s a new language being spoken in the world today that I can’t speak. More...

It’s good to see the seasons change

40–Something

“It’s good to see the seasons change!”  That’s one of my favorite quotes from one of my favorite movies, “Johnny Be Good.” The movie was released in 1988, and it tells a fictional comedic recruiting story of o More...

Society

Miss Eames and Mr. Weinrich exchange vows October 31, 2015

Tarah Danielle Eames and Tyler James Weinrich were married October 31, 2015, at 4 p.m. in Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Eames of Columbia. More...

Church women United honors those who serve their community

On October 2, 2015, Church Women United of Columbia honored area citizens and/or organizations for their service to our community with President-Elect Helen Schumpert presiding. More...

Angulet Carolyn McFadden Autorra Omesious McFadden

Angulet Carolyn McFadden, affectionately known as “LET,” was born January 17, 1952, in Richland County, South Carolina, to the late Charles Anderson Jr. and Bertha Anderson Wilson. More...

Events

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY  Kingsmen Men’s Breakfast will be held Saturday, November 14, 8–10 a.m., Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Road. christianlifecolumbia.com.  St. More...

Arts & Entertainment

USC Dance Company rises to challenge of staging classic ballet Sylvia in fall concert

The UofSC Dance Company will take on a mix of beloved classics and expressive new works in its fall concert, On Pointe, November 12-13 at the Koger Center for the Arts.  More...

Miles Hoffman to headline Beethoven & Blue Jeans

Public radio personality, and gifted violist, Miles Hoffman will return to the South Carolina Philharmonic Sunday, November 15, at 4 p.m. for Beethoven & Blue Jeans at the Koger Center.  More...

Blithe Spirit comes to UofSC’s Drayton Hall Theatre

Theatre South Carolina will present Noël Coward’s otherworldly comedy Blithe Spirit November 13- 21 at Drayton Hall Theatre.  More...

Travel

Pinewood, a place on the road

Conclusion: Where the train doesn’t stop

Wedgefield, a community in western Sumter County, was named because it was like a " wedge" into the High Hills of Santee. In the 18th and 19th centuries it was the location of the plantations of Gov. More...