January 1, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

Misappropriating food culture

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

The latest student uprising isn’t about insufficient housing, racial injustice, or an unnecessary war. No one is protesting Wall Street’s greed or the influence of money in politics. More...

A Memorable Memorial...For Me

I’m just saying...

Over the holidays I’ve had some interesting conversations with my girlfriends. More...

Wrestling with the past

40–Something

My son has turned 13 and suddenly thinks he can beat me at anything and everything from Chinese checkers to racing up the stairs, from basketball to baking. More...

Education

Richland Library checks out most circulated items in 2015

Richland Library looks back at what was trending over the last year.  To compile the “best-of” lists, the library took the top 10 books, music, and movies customers checked out or downloaded in 2015. More...

Richland County names Youth Oratorical Award winners

Five finalists recently competed for the master orator award hosted by Richland County Councilwoman Julie-Ann Dixon in partnership with the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. More...

Seven Oaks Elementary School receives gift from N.C. charter school

From his home in Henderson, North Carolina, Columbia native Kevin O’Quinn watched national news reports of the historic Columbia flood and saw footage of his childhood home in Lake Katherine almost completely under water.  More...

Sports

Skyhawks fly away with Chick-fil-A championship

Some of you may remember the weekend TV show “ This Week In Baseball,” hosted by the legendary sports broadcaster, Mel Allen. More...

Talented Lady Vikings poised to defend title

The 2014-2015 season ended with the Spring Valley Lady Vikings’ first state championship since the end of the 2010-2011 season.  More...

Westwood squeaks by Heathwood for the title

Xavier Davis collected MVP honors with 16 points and nine rebounds as the Westwood Redhawks survived a furious Heathwood Hall Highlander comeback to win the 2015 Home Pest Control Holiday Classic with a 46-43 victory on Wednesday, December 23 at Heat More...

Home & Garden

2016 is The Year of the...

Stopping to smell the flowers

At the start of each new year, the National Garden Bureau, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and motivating the public to increase use of plants in homes, gardens and the workplace, selects an annual, perennial, bulb and edible to show More...

Star Chefs

Cabbage Fat-Burning Soup   More...

Noted historian Dr. Carol Berkin to discuss women’s roles in the American Revolution

For many people, their image of the American Revolution is a romanticized version of commanders standing tall in rowboats and genteel women stitching the stars and stripes of the country’s new flag, says noted American history scholar Dr. More...

On Second Thought

New Year’s “Pres-olutions”

The start of a new year is a time when many of us decide to make resolutions— to improve ourselves, to improve our relationships with others, or to improve our community. In 2016, consider making a preservation resolution. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the eighth 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...

Business

European Market opens on Rosewood Drive

Eric Belisle and his fiancé Bianka Anderson barely got the new Rosewood Drive specialty deli and grocery open in time for Christmas.  More...

Grinding of the Greens Christmas Tree Recycling

Keep the Midlands Beautiful is offering the Grinding of the Greens Christmas tree recycling program through January 8 at drop-off locations in Lexington and Richland Counties:  • Ball Park Road—301 Ball Park Road, Lexingtion, Monday, More...

City Snippets

Brewery to build addition More...

Society

Edmund Hayward Monteith

Long time and highly regarded Columbia attorney, Edmund Heyward Monteith, died suddenly at his home on Sunday, December 27, 2015. He was 85 years old. Born June 14, 1930 in Columbia, he was the son of the late Colin S. Monteith Jr. More...

The Rev. Guy Calvin Cruse

Funeral services for the Rev. Guy C. Cruse, 88, were held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday, December 27, 2015 at Bethel Lutheran Church, White Rock, S.C. The family received friends following the service at the church.  More...

Pattern designer discusses Regency fashion at NSDAR meeting

The USC Chapter NSDAR met December 9 for a program by Mackenzie Anderson Sholtz, owner of Fig Leaf Patterns.  Sholtz received a BA in medieval studies from Vassar College and a certificate of fashion design from the Fashion Institute of Design a More...

Events

Enjoy the Remembering Columbia Series, Happy Hour at Hollings Library, and Early Adventures this January with Historic Columbia

Join Historic Columbia in a New Year of exciting tours and programs. The second installment of the Remembering Columbia series and book signings returns to explore all new visual portals into the city’s past. More...

Events

ANIMALS   More...

Travel

Hot Springs, A Quaint Mountain Town

The History

Linda and I needed a break from Columbia’s heat, so off we went to Hot Springs, N.C., for “recreation, relaxation, and romance.” Recreation in this historic town of 650 people on the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains revolves around More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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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60440 F6499RRRR NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE C/A# 12-CP-40-7514 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Richland County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of GMAC Mortgage, LLC, against Mark Lambright; Bonita Lambright; More...