November 20, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

Veterans War Dog Monument unveiled

The Veterans War Dog Monument project for the South Carolina Memorial Park started on the afternoon of March 12, 2011, when Allen Marshall, park architect and designer of the S.C. Vietnam Memorial, asked to meet with Johnny Mayo.  More...

News

Congaree Land Trust adds two new properties to its roster

The Congaree Land Trust (CLT) has added 1,654 acres to its roster of protected lands. CLT recently placed two large properties, Dinkins Mill and Deer & Duck, LLC, properties under conservation easement. More...

Commentary

Becoming Germ Free

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

Last week in a local grocery store, I observed a lady at work cleaning and stocking shelves for an outside vendor. The first thing she did was wipe down the shopping cart with paper towels and her cleaning solution.  More...

Disguising a Roasted Chicken

I’m just saying...

Do you know how hard it is to disguise a roasted chicken when you bring one home?  It’s practically impossible.  More...

Dead Panic

40–Something

Last Sunday, I was with my wife and youngest daughter, the 16-year-old, at a banquet for her high school cross country team. It was all very nice...great food, great company, and a great way to end a very successful season.  More...

Business

Author biographizes his third grade teacher

R.D. Roberts has shared his creative talents with the people of Columbia for many years. A leader in church music locally, Roberts earned his MA in church music from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Ft. Worth, Texas.  More...

Richland County issues a Notice to Proceed to contractor for the Lincoln Tunnel Greenway Project under the Richland Penny Program

The Richland Penny Program has issued a Notice to Proceed to AOS Specialty Contractors, Inc. to begin construction on the Lincoln Tunnel Greenway Project. The project will begin December 7 and end in summer 2016. More...

Shop, Stroll and Sip at Five Points’ free “A Starry Night” neighborhood celebration

As its Centennial year comes to a close, Five Points—Columbia’s original village neighborhood— will celebrate with special edition of its annual free holiday event, A Starry Night, on Thursday,   More...

Sports

Lady Falcons’ flight comes to an end at the hands of Myrtle Beach

Class 3A Girls Tennis State Championship Myrtle Beach 5, A.C. Flora 1 Cayce Tennis & Fitness Center November 14, 2015   More...

Bengals outlast Spring Valley

Blythewood quarterback David Isreal completed 9-of-20 passes for 178 yards, two touchdowns and an interception, and he had 116 yards rushing and a touchdown to lead the visiting Bengals over the Spring Valley Vikings 37-28 in a game that was reschedu More...

Cavaliers vanquish Vikings

Quarterback Aloysius Jackson ran for two scores, and running backs Tyquandre Davis and Barry Moorer each ran for one as the Richland Northeast Cavaliers, in their first playoff game since 2011, sank the Emerald Vikings 38-6 in the first round of the More...

Events

Events

•ART  Visual artists in Richland and Lexington Counties can now register to participate in Columbia Open Studios, presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA). More...

Home & Garden

The Forgotten Fruit

Stopping to smell the flowers

Fall is time to be pickin’ up pawpaws. But don’t expect to find them at the grocery store. They are one delicious albeit fragile fruit with a short shelf life (2-3 days). More...

Star Chefs

Hot Crab Dip   More...

Students praise Hall of Famer Gerald Floyd—teacher for 43 years

Former students of Gerald Floyd, beloved English teacher at A.C. More...

Fur ball, a big success

Enjoying Pawmetto Lifeline’s Fur Ball October 24 at the Columbia Metropolitan Center were Edgar Morris, Nicole Morris, Nikki Snead, Thomas Snead, and Zach Snead. The Fur Ball had 900 attendees. More...

On Second Thought

Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of articles by staff writer Cathy Cobbs chronicling her unique journey of the illness and death of her father and the loss of the family’s home in the Great Flood of 2015. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

From Holy Days to Holidays

When did Santa Claus first shimmy down Columbia’s chimneys to bring toys to good girls and boys? More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County residents continue concerns over sewer project

During the November 17 Richland County Council meeting, a proclamation was offered recognizing December First as World AIDS Day. The slogan this year is Getting to Zero, which is the ultimate goal for all who fight this illness. More...

Fundraising idea gives Olympia residents hope for sidewalks

For University of South Carolina fans walking or driving through Olympia to Williams- Brice Stadium, be prepared for some new scenary during your travels. More...

Moped thefts decrease in Olympia

Columbia Police Officer Joseph Czeladko reported a decrease in moped thefts at the We Are Olympia meeting Monday, November 16.  Since five people were arrested in October for multiple moped thefts, Czeladko reported the number of thefts has sign More...

Education

Bethel-Hanberry Elementary honors vets

Bethel- Hanberry Elementary School held its annual Veterans Day Celebration November 11. More...

School Stars

Cathy Floyd has been named Bethel-Hanberry Elementary School’s October Star Staff Member of the Month. More...

Society

Share memories of your Bubbie November 22, 11 a.m.—2 p.m.

Representatives from the Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative will be on hand at the 7th Annual Bubbie’s Brisket and Bakery to collect stories and photos of your Bubbie. More...

Eau Claire Music Club celebrates 80 years

A group of women musicians “interested in and motivated by a love of music” met on November 12, 1935, and enthusiastically planned to organize. More...

The Colonial Cup Steeple Chase is on

A limited number of tickets are still available for Saturday’s 46th running of The Marion duPont Scott Colonial Cup Steeplechase at the Springdale Race Course in Camden, S.C. More...

Arts & Entertainment

USC gospel choir to present gospel music workshop

The University of South Carolina Gospel Choir will present a Gospel Music Workshop Friday, November 20 and Saturday November 21 at Second Calvary Baptist Church, 1110 Mason Road. More...

Carolina Ballet’s The Nutcracker will be performed Thanksgiving week

Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet will present The Nutcracker Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. This holiday classic features international guest artists, a company of over 100 performers together with full orchestra and chorus. More...

Travel

Holy Land

Part 2: Tunnel, Dome, Acre

I have always been attracted to the Holy Land, modern Israel, and Jordan. Three times I have found myself wandering through the historic sites searching for the meaning of life. More...

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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 D 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 Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...