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News

Part VII Back in Columbia—As A Legislator This Time The Columbia Years: Excerpts From Capitol Steps; the Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Congressman Jenrette

Representative John W. Jenrette Jr. More...

Executive director of STSM resigns

Dear Friends:   It is with a heavy heart that I announce my resignation from Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands, effective February 5, 2016. More...

Philip Powell, the artist of angels

Philip Powell is an amazingly spirited young man who loves to bring smiles to the faces of those he meets. In his good-natured, teasing way, he tends to make long-lasting impressions. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Met audition judge has Columbia roots

Returning to Columbia as one of the three experienced judges for Metropolitan Opera’s 2016 South Carolina District Auditions is giving Maestro Steven White an opportunity to reconnect with Columbia friends. More...

Columbia City Council hears traffic study of Lester Drive; rejects PETA’s appeal

The Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, January 19.  More...

We Are Olympia to honor former president

Plans are underway to honor former longtime We Are Olympia president Jim Jaco. More...

Education

Breyonné’s Acts of Kindness Foundation to provide school uniforms

Hello, my name is Breyonné and I am an 11-year-old South Carolina Junior Girl Scout and entrepreneur who has launched the “Breyonne’s Act Of Kindness Foundation,” a non-profit organization registered with the State of South Carolina More...

Two members of Boy Scout Troop 10 earn Eagle Scout rank

Austin Powell (left) and Daniel Wingard (right) have earned their Eagle Scout Rank. More...

School Stars

Mohammad Arammash and Krishna Gorrepati, Spring Valley High School seniors, have been selected as 2016 Intel Science Talent Search semifinalists. More...

Sports

Lady Blazers stun Spring Valley

Armanii Grice led the Lady Blazers with 18 points as Ridge View downed the visiting Spring Valley Lady Vikings by a score of 50-41 Thursday, January 14 in girls’ basketball Region IV- 4A action. More...

Vikings break Blazers

The visiting Spring Valley Vikings had five players in double figures as they blew by the Ridge View Blazers by a score of 78-61 on Thursday, January 15 in boys’ basketball Region IV-4A action.  More...

Ben Lippen flies by Lady Cardinals

Ben Lippen’s Lora Carter scored a game-high 18 points to lead the Lady Falcons to a 53-32 victory over the visiting Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals in SCISA Region I-3A girls’ basketball action Friday, January 15.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Palmetto Opera presents Verdi’s Rigoletto

The Palmetto Opera will present Verdi’s Rigoletto, Saturday, February 20. Curtain time is 7 p.m. The opera is sung in Italian with English supertitles projected during the performance. More...

Strings and Salsa brings locally-bred, Latin-influenced music and dance show to Harbison Theatre

There’s nothing like live Salsa dancing and Cuban-pop rhythms to spice up a cold winter night. More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

Part 1: The Plan

It was a hot and steamy night in May, 1957. Four students soon-to-graduate from Dreher High School sat in a car in the Cotton Patch Drive-In after taking our dates home. More...

Artists share talents with victims of October flood

Artist’s angels bring hope to family of seven

After witnessing the devastation from the flood, my son, Philip, was worried about the families with small children, especially those who had no one to turn to for help. More...

Proceeds from artist’s magnets donated to flood victims

I am Ansley Grier, a Columbia native, resident of Forest Acres, local artist, and a proud South Carolinian. More...

On Second Thought

Educate candidates on medical costs

I’ve heard a lot of chatter lately regarding RX drug prices, and quite honestly, I’m genuinely concerned. More...

Columbia Canal: History Unearthed

When the historic rains came to South Carolina last fall, one of the many casualties of the floodwaters included the historic Columbia Canal that runs alongside the east bank of the Congaree River in downtown Columbia.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Commentary

Snowfire

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

Snowfire was white like the falling snow. Fire was his fear and man was his foe. I still remembered the words from this movie’s theme song, a movie 57 years old. “Snowfire” aired on TCM last Saturday morning. More...

Part I: Running with Donald Duck

40–Something

Way back in March of 2015, my oldest daughter suggested a trip to Orlando to run the Disney Donald Duck Half-Marathon as her gift for graduating from high school this spring. More...

Retail Therapy

I’m just saying...

I’d like a word with the retail world. I’ve noticed recently there are certain practices that need to cease and desist...immediately, if not sooner. Let’s start with the grocery stores. More...

Business

SCORE helps business dreams come true

If you think age 77 is a little late in life to start a business, you could be right. But don’t tell that to entrepreneur- wannabe Frank Witt of Cayce. More...

City Snippets

Winnsboro Walmart closing   More...

Folks About Town

Mass Communications 3rd Class Samuel Weldin has received the Naval Air Facility Misawa Blue Jacket of the Quarter Award. More...

Society

Alzheimer’s Association honors Campbell family for advocacy in respite care

In the first full week of the New Year, the Alzheimer’s Association hosted the first of many “Brain New You” events being held across the state to promote brain health awareness. More...

The Robert Burns Society of the Midlands holds its annual Robert Burns dinner

The Robert Burns Society of the Midlands is holding its annual Robert Burns dinner Saturday, January 30 at Seawells located at 1125 Rosewood Drive across from the fairgrounds.  More...

Columbia attorney attends anniversary of Magna Carta in Runnymede, England

Captain John Chappell Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century welcomed Joel Collins, Esq. to its winter meeting. More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS   More...

University of South Carolina School of Music February 2016 Events

• Monday, February 1, 7:30 p.m., Frédéric Macarez Guest Artist Percussion Concert • Wednesday, February 3, 7:30 p.m., Daniel Sweaney Faculty Viola Recital • Thursday, February 4, 7:30 p.m., USC C More...

Home & Garden

Global warming Gardens

Stopping to smell the flowers

For the past three months flowering plants that normally take a winter rest have either continued to bloom since summer like roses and lantana or have premature spring blossoms in December and January. More...

Star Chefs

Breakfast Brownies   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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, 56-6-5635 and/ or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended: and are in the custody of 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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