December 18, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

See a red Kettle; drop in money for The Salvation Army’s good works

Volunteers Scottie Dye and Linda Silver from Palmetto Health ring the bell to collect money for The Salvation Army’s many works. More...

News

Columbia City Council moves forward with ordinance in response to the floods in October

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

Forest Lake City Council waives building permit fees

The Forest Acres City Council, at its December 8 meeting, voted on first reading to waive building permit fees for individuals or businesses who have sustained damage in the October 4 flood.  The waiver will date back to the day of the disaster More...

Business

The Swept Yard appeals to indoor and outdoor housekeepers

The Swept Yard is a term familiar to Carolinians of a certain age and intriguing enough that Jeffrey Hall and Robert Jennings are using it for their new Five Points business.  More...

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ATT to offer gigabit broadband More...

Folks About Town

U.S. Air Force Airman Alise Williams and U.S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Manly Engom have graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonino-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. More...

Society

Alvin Strasburger

A memorial service for Alvin Strasburger, 91, will be held at 2: 00 p. m. Saturday, December 19, 2015, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, with burial in the churchyard. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7:00 p.m. More...

Coldstream Garden Club helps decorate the Historic Lorick Plantation House

Members of the Coldstream Garden Club (Alberta Thiry, Marilyn Taylor, Melanie Knight, Catherine Saleeby, Nancy Nelson-Embler, Jeanne Burgess, and Ivy Rice) helped to decorate the Historic Lorick Plantation House (1840) (Lake Murray Visitor’s Ce More...

Do you remember?

Is there a right side?

What’s going to happen next? No one knows. You may think you have figured what the world is going to do next. This opinion is mainly based on what you want it to do. More...

Events

USC School of Music calendar of events January 2016

• Tuesday, January 12, 7: 30 p. More...

Events

•ANIMALS   More...

Home & Garden

Is your garden ready for reindeer?

Stopping to smell the flowers

When Rudolph and the team of reindeer leave the tundra with Santa to visit your home on Christmas, is your landscape ready for the ruminating relatives of our white-tailed deer? More...

Star Chefs

Reindeer Poop   More...

Part II—Law School and Dean Figg

The Columbia Years: Excerpts From Capitol Steps; the Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Congressman Jenrette

With a National Defense Student Loan defraying basic law school costs, plus money in his pocket from the produce business, Jenrette headed to Columbia in September of 1959. More...

Being an Honor Flight guardian gives heartfelt memories

Although in her self-deprecating manner, she would deny it, anyone acquainted with Columbian Norrie Nicholson Cooper knows of her generous contributions to the community. More...

On Second Thought

Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the sixth 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...

The Christmas Tree

When most of us think of Christmas, one of the first things that comes to mind is a Christmas tree. However, our modern Christmas tree has not always been a staple of the holiday.  More...

Education

Pontiac Elementary School celebrates its 25th anniversary

Editor’s note: The following article was written by a fifth grade student at Pontiac Elementary School.  More...

Miss South Carolina speaks to Longleaf Middle School about recycling

Miss South Carolina spoke to students in the ZooBot magnet program of Longleaf Middle School Monday, December 7 about the importance of recycling. More...

Richland One announces winter break schedule

Richland One schools and offices will be closed December 21-January 1 for the winter break. Students and staff will resume their regular schedules on Monday, January 4, 2016.   More...

Sports

War Eagles down Diamonds

The Lower Richland Diamond Hornets jumped out to an 8-1 lead over the Gray Collegiate War Eagles, but the War Eagles battled back to take a 43-26 halftime lead and eventually went on to win 77-65 in the second game of the Bojangles Bash held at Ridge More...

Vikings rough up Miami Country Day

Deangelo Ward scored 25 points and Noah Harper added 21 to lead the Spring Valley Vikings to a 92-78 win over Miami Country Day on December 11 in the fifth game of the Bojangles Bash at Ridge View High School.  More...

Skyhawks get by Blue Devils

In front of a packed arena, the Hammond Skyhawks defeated the Dreher Blue Devils 52-41 on the second night of the Bojangles Bash Friday, December 11.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

The Elf Show 38th nursing home tour concludes

Dancers from SC Music and Dance Academy wrapped up their 38th annual nursing home tour with a performance for the general public and a bus trip to perform at the Franke Home in Mount Pleasant. More...

Move-In Ready Dream Cottage

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Travel

Holy Land

Part 6: Mount of Beatitudes, Pater Noster, Baptism of Jesus

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...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE C/A No.14-CP-40-4448 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Federal National Mortgage Association (“Fannie Mae”) vs. Melinda S. Law a/k/a Melinda Sue Law; James C.  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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

Legals

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