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Part II—Travels with Alex

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

The association with Dean Figg had many other benefits. More...

Richland County in review; November

The following are highlights from Richland County Government in November:   More...

Cayce City Council holds public hearing and special council meeting

The City of Cayce City Council meeting on Wednesday, December 16, 2015, began at 5 p.m. at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center. All Council members were present: Phil Carter, James Jenkins, Mayor Elise Patin, Eva Corley, and Tara Almond. More...

Commentary

The Rock People and the Shell People

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

In 2009, I spent time in the hospital recovering from an abscess on my colon. Everything was fine after discharge except for minor hallucinations caused by five days on really good pain meds.  More...

Calling Studmuffin

I’m just saying...

Writer’s Note: Before we get into my latest column, I’d like to address a reader, Ms. Carrie Walker. She is a fan of the paper and bless her, a fan of my column. More...

Santa and the Japanese Action Figures

40–Something

“These Star Wars figures are made in Japan!”  These are the words that changed my Christmas experience forever.  More...

Society

Historic Horrell Hill: A Journey Through Our Heritage Christmas

Those of us who live at Horrell Hill in Lower Richland County see it each day. We are accustomed to its rich land, its wide, open fields, its mysterious swamps and its deep woods. The Wateree and Congaree rivers are old friends to us. More...

Erroll Flynn writes to Santa

Errol Flyn writes and open letter to Santa Claus I trust, Old Boy, you won’t be too shocked at hearing from me, especially during your busy season when you probably are up to your neck in communications from the urchins of the land. More...

The South Carolina Ball is held December 17, 2015

The South Carolina Debutante Ball presented six daughters, one granddaughter, and three nieces on Thursday, December 17, 2015, at Forest Lake Club. More...

Arts & Entertainment

UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance welcomes New York’s Dance Theatre of Harlem for one night only performance

The University of South Carolina Department of Theatre and Dance will host the world-renowned Dance Theatre of Harlem for a one night only performance at the Koger Center, February 2, 2016 at 7 p.m. More...

Home & Garden

The Nature of Winter 2015

Stopping to smell the flowers

As predictable as the Winter Solstice, USC resident naturalist Rudy Mancke conducted an interactive lecture on natural history observations and findings as fall turns to winter. More...

Star Chefs

New Year’s Day Soup   More...

Travel

Holy Land

Conclusion: Church of Nativity, Church of Holy Sepulchre, Golgotha

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...

Four generations help The Salvation Army do the most good

Four generations ring the bell. More...

On Second Thought

South Carolina Medal of Honor Recipients: Part IIIB (Korea)

Last month, in light of the “Korean Ambassador for Peace Medal” ceremony held at the Columbia Armory, we covered three of the five South Carolinians who received the Medal of Honor while serving in Korea. More...

Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the seventh 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

West Columbia More...

Business

Southern Community Services celebrates 15 years in homeowner association management

Southern Community Services ( SCS) in homeowner association management, is celebrating its 15th anniversary of providing professional business, governance, and community management services to more than 160 communities across the Carolinas, including More...

City Snippets

Repairs to boost economy   More...

Folks About Town

Those who received awards from Keep The Midlands Beautiful include WLTX, the Green Small Business Award; Columbia Green, the Green Non- Profit Award; Heathwood Hall Episcopal School, the Green-Neighborhood/Community Group Award; Lexington Medical Cen More...

Education

Troop 37 honors Eagle Scout

Troop 37 (Shandon United Methodist Church) held an Eagle Court of Honor to recognize William Andrew Komar as its newest Eagle Scout. The ceremony was originally scheduled to be held in October, but due to the flood had to be rescheduled.   More...

Giving and receiving— brightening minds and the holiday season

This is the time of year for giving and receiving. At Ridge View High School, we are enjoying some fruits of our labor, and we’re spreading some holiday cheer. More...

Richland Two high schools give generously to charities

The holidays will be brighter for many in the Midlands thanks to the hard work of Richland Two students. More...

Sports

Chick-fil-A serves up basketball feast

Hammond’s Seventh Woods dunks at the Chick-fil-A Classic as Mullins’ Riyan Gore defends. See complete story on p. B3. More...

Late run lifts Vikings over RNE

An 18-9 run in the final five-and-a-half minutes of the game propelled the Spring Valley Vikings over the Richland Northeast Cavaliers 66-57 on the first day of the Chickfil A Classic Friday, December 18.  Spring Valley grabbed the first lead wi More...

Ravens rebound to beat Cardinal Newman

Albert Horne Jr. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The following vehicle(s) or other property are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5- 5635 and 29-15-10 SC Law as Amended, and are in the custody of Jim 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

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