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Columbia City Council hears preliminary costs of destruction by the flood

The Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, December 1.  Two months since the historical flooding, city manager Teresa Wilson presented some preliminary figures for the destruction caused by the flooding in Columbia. More...

Four generations ring the bell

Ringing the bell for the Salvation Army last year are (l-r) John Hamilton, Alex Barefoot (13), Manda Barefoot, and Jim Hamilton. In front is Bennett Barefoot (7). More...

Sewer project continues to be discussed at Richland County Council meetings

The December 1 Richland County Council meeting featured a proclamation honoring Forest Acres Police Officer Gregory Alia, who was slain while responding to a police call on September 30. Alia was a graduate of Richland N. E. More...

Business

Executive director of Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands moves to Germany

President of the Board of Directors of Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands (STSM), Kristian Bell, says, “ Though she will be missed greatly, we are all excited about Ginny Waller’s opportunity to move to Germany with her family. More...

Photos for Columbia offers complimentary photo sessions

In light of all that has happened to our city with the flooding, devastating loss and home damage, several local photographers have joined together to create Photos for Columbia, an opportunity to give back to those who have been affected. More...

City Snippets

Amazon to collect S.C. tax  Beginning on New Year’s Day, Amazon will begin collecting South Carolina state taxes on online purchases, according to the company’s website. More...

Society

Columbia Chapter of NSDAR meet jointly with Jonathan Adams Society C.A.R.

On Sunday, November 15, 2015, the Columbia Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) held its regularly scheduled meeting jointly with the Jonathan Adams Society, Children of the American Revolution (C.A.R.). More...

Young pianist meets Marina Lomazov

Eight year-old-pianist McKenzie Simonson meets a “diva of the piano,” Marina Lomazov, after seeing her in concert as part of the Rice Music House Concert Series, An Afternoon with Steinwa More...

Faye Lomansky Levinson

Faye Lomansky Levinson, born February 15, 1927, in New York, passed away Wednesday, November 25, 2015. 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...

Arts & Entertainment

Yo – Ho – Ho! It’s a Pirate Christmas at Columbia Children’s Theatre

They’re back! Those uproarious, rambunctious, mischievous pirates from last season’s How I Became a Pirate have sailed back into port in a hilarious new holiday musical. More...

One Bethlehem Night

Columbia Nativity Theater will present two performances of One Bethlehem Night, a Broadway-style musical telling of the biblical story of Jesus’ birth, Sunday, December 13, at 5 and 7 p.m. at Spring Valley Baptist Church, 91 Polo Road.  More...

Travel

Holy Land

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...

Five Points Centennial fills folks with memories

As 2015 winds down, Five Points’ Centennial continues to trigger memories among those who have known the village very personally. More...

William P. Cate receives Tree Farmer of the Year Award

The Congaree Land Trust (CLT) is pleased to announce that Congaree Land Trust Land Protection Consultant, William P. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Hanukkah

Hanukkah will begin sundown December 6. A Jewish holiday that dates to around 138 Before Common Era ( B. C. E.), Hanukkah teaches us about the rights of a people to practice their faith.  More...

Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth 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...

Commentary

Road Armageddon

Critical Mass is the smallest mass of a fissionable material that will sustain a nuclear chain reaction. Creative people use this phrase to describe a pending tipping point involving some aspect of our world. More...

Talking turkey

I’m just saying...

I’m breaking up with turkey.  Somewhere in the wee hours of this past Thanksgiving morning, way before sunrise, when I stumbled out of bed to go downstairs and wrestle with my 20-pound fowl, I began to rethink cooking a turkey every year.& More...

Arrested Development

40–Something

Sonya Hendren was arrested recently in Sacramento, Calif. for letting her 4-year-old son, Tomahawk, play in a gated playground inside their apartment complex 120 feet from the front door of their apartment. More...

Education

School Stars

R. Earle Davis Early Childhood Center for Technology in Cayce was recently recognized at the Lexington Two Board of Trustees meeting after earning the Fit Friendly School award from the American Heart Association (AHA).  More...

South Carolina moves closer to providing equal education for all students

One year after the South Carolina Supreme Court ruled that the state fails to provide adequate education for all students, the subcommittees of the House Education Policy Review and Reform Task Force—appointed to address the issue of educationa More...

Sports

Cavaliers hold off Highlanders

Paced by the play of junior guard James Fuller- Davis with 18 points and sophomore guard Alex Caldwell with 19 points, the Richland Northeast Cavaliers took every bit of the 32 minutes and four quarters to fight off the Heathwood Hall Highlanders 55- More...

RNE handles Heathwood

The Richland Northeast Lady Cavaliers put three players in double figures in downing the Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders 56-31 on Tuesday night, December 1, at Richland Northeast.  More...

Blazers galloping to the next level

Ridge View’s Amarrah Cooks signs a National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at Jacksonville University. More...

Home & Garden

Greens Friday

Stopping to smell the flowers

The day after Thanksgiving has traditionally been Greens Friday for gardeners. It’s a time to make wreaths, hang holiday greenery, select a Christmas tree, and assess the menu of salad greens planted in the winter kitchen garden.  More...

Star Chefs

Sauteed Swiss Chard with Parmesan   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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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