February 19, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Competition for Affection

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

During a softball game decades ago, a slight miscalculation sliding into second base resulted in a broken right wrist and free time on my hands. More...

The Civil Class

Well it’s election time in the South. The candidates have descended upon our fair state and are unleashing their full powers of collective persuasiveness in our mailboxes, on our airwaves, and through our computers.  More...

The Key to a Happy Marriage

40–Something

There are many possible keys to a happy marriage. Search the Internet, and you’ll get about a half-a-million results.  Everybody’s an expert. They say laugh together. Be a good listener. More...

Business

Richland County facility upgrades set to improve services and amenities

Richland County residents will have greater and improved access to county services and public facilities as several major building and renovation projects reach completion in the coming months and remainder of the year.  More...

City Snippets

2015 real estate market strong   More...

Folks About Town

Doug Bridges has been named 2015 Realtor of the Year by Central Carolina Realtors Association of South Carolina. More...

Society

The status of women in S.C. 2015

A good friend of mine recently underwent serious surgery at a local hospital. The surgeon was no-nonsense, competent, and clever. But she may have earned just 68 percent of what a male surgeon would have received to perform that same operation. More...

Women of Fitness

Rachel began her journey as an aerial performer when she was involved in a theatre production. She was the only one with the ability to climb a rope, so she was thrown on the aerial silks, and the rest is history. More...

February is Teen-dating Violence Awareness Month

Imagine if your child’s boyfriend or girlfriend told them who to speak to, degraded them in front of their friends, called them names, and hit them. Think that could never happen to your child? Think again. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS First Annual Patter Pets Dog and Pony Show will be held March 13, 1–5 p.m., Historic Columbia Speedway in Cayce. www.patterpets.org. •ART More...

Arts & Entertainment

Art from under the microscope

The simple act of breathing. Oxygen in, carbon dioxide out. But where does the clean air come from? Most people think about the rainforests. More...

From music to pen and ink

Ashley Fleshman holds a BA and an MA in music education from the University of South Carolina. More...

Classic French Comedy With a “New Vaudeville” Twist: Scapin at UofSC’s Longstreet Theatre

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the outrageous comedy Scapin, February 19-27 at Longstreet Theatre, 1300 Green Street.  More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

Part 5: St. Augustine

The brave crew of the Tigner Tiger survived the Fernandina Beach disaster and bravely sailed on with great anticipation. More...

Is a lukewarm yes better than a resounding no ?

Residents meet to discuss development of former Cardinal Newman property.

Representatives from the Beach Company, who presented on February 9 a downscaled proposal to redevelop the former Cardinal Newman property on Forest Drive, won over some residents, but there were still plenty of people who feel the project will overb More...

Sydney Ford named Miss Columbia

Sydney Ford is the new Miss Columbia 2016. The 21- year- old was crowned January 10 at Lexington Middle School. She will compete in a week-long competition for the crown of Miss South Carolina in Columbia with the winner crowned on June 25. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the 14th installment 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...

Exploring the Past with Families

The Harlem Renaissance, 1800s Valentine’s Day traditions, and Native American history and culture aren’t topics you’d usually hear about when visiting Historic Columbia. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Deckle Edge Literary Festival in downtown Columbia promotes reading with art

Illustrating Columbia’s forthcoming celebration of books and the written word, “People Reading” is an exhibition of multi-medium art by nine of the city’s top artists, providing a visual preface to the Deckle Edge Literary Fes More...

We Are Olympia honors Jim Jaco

Further details came out about the Jim Jaco commemoration event at the We Are Olympia meeting Monday, February 15.  The free event will take place Saturday, March 12 at 701 Whaley Street from 2 p. m. to 4 p.m.  More...

City accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants

The City of Columbia is now accepting applications for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax Grants. At this time, there is no funding available for Community Promotions Grants. More...

Education

Hammond School receives first place at math meet

After the judges tabulated the totals, South Carolina Independent School Association Executive Director Larry Watt announced the Hammond School Team 1 received first place in the Division I competition at the SCISA State Middle School Math Meet.  More...

BC ablaze with beauty

The Brookland-Cayce High School auditorium was ablaze with beauty Monday evening, February 8 during the annual Miss Bearcat pageant. More...

Cardinal Newman student named National Merit Finalist

McCarley Maddock, a senior at Cardinal Newman High School, is a National Merit Finalist. More...

Sports

SCISA wrestlers invade Augusta

Seven schools headed to Augusta Christian School to compete for the 14 titles up for grabs at the SCISA Wrestling Individual State Tournament Saturday, February 13. More...

Three-pointer lifts Eagles to win

A 3-pointer by Lauren Young and two free-throws from Shakori J-Shuler in the final two minutes lifted the Airport Lady Eagles to a 45- 40 win over the Brookland- Cayce Lady Bearcats Thursday, February 11.  More...

Second quarter carries Eagles

A 24-11 second quarter for the Airport Eagles turned a close game against the Brookland Bearcats into an 85-57 win Thursday, February 11.  More...

Home & Garden

The Great Backyard Bird Count at the Carolina Children’s Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Naturalist and bird artist Roger Tory Peterson observed that birds are a kind of ecological litmus paper of the health of the environment. More...

Star Chefs

Pizza Pasta Bake with Sausage  1 pound any shape pasta  More...

Bioblitz in South Carolina Parks

The National Geographic Society and the National Park Service are teaming up for the 10th year to conduct a Bioblitz in national parks across the country May 20 and 21, 2016. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

49760.F41182 NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE C/A#12-CP-40-7129 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Richland County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of CitiMortgage, Inc., against Cathlyn S. Ritchie; Jason M.  More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES The following vehicle(s) are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810,56-5-5635 and 29-15- 10 SC Law as Amended; in custody of Hound Dog 4x4 LLC, 1320 Veterans Rd. Ste. More...

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