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Thousands of acres secured with Congaree Land Trust

The Congaree Land Trust (CLT) has put the finishing touches on securing conservation easements on three significant properties, adding another 2,330 acres and reaching a total of 62,577 protected acres since the organization was founded in 1992. More...

RCSD’s deputies to participate at St. Baldrick’s annual event

The Richland County Sheriff ’s Department invites the public to join its team and be a part of the Annual St. Baldrick’s event. This great initiative is hosted by the St. More...

Cayce City Council discusses utility fund budget

The regularly scheduled meeting of the Cayce City Council on March 16, 2016, was called to order at 5:00 p.m. More...

Business

Still Hopes launches wellness–focused community expansion

The Board of Trustees of Still Hopes Episcopal Retirement Community has announced a significant expansion to serve adult residents, which will include a new five-story building with 83 apartments, including a variety of styles and sizes. More...

City Snippets

Offshore drilling plans scrapped More...

Folks About Town

John Griff in has joined Bobbitt Design Build as a project developer. Russell Rivers has joined queue llc as creative director. More...

Education

School Stars

Pine Ridge Middle School student government attended the 68th Annual South Carolina Association of Student Councils State Convention held at Riverside High School in Greer S.C. More...

Sports

Falcons earn key road win over Cavaliers

A five run fourth inning propelled the A.C Flora Falcons over the Richland Northeast Cavaliers 10-2 Friday, March 18.  More...

Millard and Leonard kick Cardinals past Highlanders

Cardinal Newman’s Wyatt Millard stuck two early goals–one in the 12th minute, another in the 19th–and Tim Leonard added another in the second half to carry the Cardinals to a 3-0 win over the Heathwood Hall Highlanders on the pitch More...

Lady Silver Foxes make it to Crescent Cup semifinals

The Dutch Fork Lady Silver Foxes earned the honor of being the top performing local squad at the second annual Crescent Cup held on the campuses of Airport and Brookland-Cayce March 17-20. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Number of participating artists jumps by 70 percent for Columbia Open Studios Tour

The number of artists who will open their studios for Columbia Open Studios, presented by the nonprofit 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA) April 2 and 3, has risen by 70 percent from last year, making this year’s tour the largest yet. More...

USC Dance welcomes principal dancers from NYC Ballet to Koger Center

Ballet’s brightest stars will shine at the Koger Center for the Arts April 15 as the University of South Carolina Dance Program welcomes Principal Dancers from the New York City Ballet for its 11th Annual Ballet Stars of New York Gala Performan More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

Part 10: Dirty Babe

The crew of the Tigner Tiger survived the sea monster attack and prepared to fish for sailfish, tarpon, and marlin, trophies Captain Tigner assured us we would catch. Just then a charter boat, named Dirty Babe, pulled alongside. More...

The new Ronald McDonald House needs your help

Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of Columbia, S.C believes there is nothing more important than caring for a child when it is sick or undergoing medical treatment. More...

History buffs, take notice of Camp Discovery

If you are interested in history, Camp Discovery lives up to its name. More...

On Second Thought

True and Tried: The 178th Field Artillery Battalion in WWII

Like many American troops during WWII, The SC Army National Guard’s 178th Field Artillery Battalion received its baptism of fire in the desert sands of North Africa. More...

Of floods and families

Silver lining or gray cloud?

Editor’s Note: This is the 19th 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...

ASK ANN...

How does one become an astronaut?

The word astronaut comes from two Greek words that mean “space sailor” and it refers to everyone who has launched aboard a NASA spacecraft. The word cosmonaut refers to space sailors in the Russian space program. More...

Commentary

The Goose

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

Rich Gossage played major league baseball for nine teams in the 70s and 80s. He was known for his ability as a closer; ending the game by protecting a slim lead, and for his arrogance. More...

Yellow isn’t always mellow

I’m just saying...

Ok, I’ve had it with this pollen stuff. For the non-southerners, every spring, the south is inundated with a dusting of yellow pollen that gets everywhere. More...

No comments for the afterlife

40–Something

My mom has two reasons for wanting to be cremated when she dies. The first is that she doesn’t really like tight spaces or the dark. More...

Society

Night of Joy

First Baptist Church of Columbia and Brookland Baptist Church will combine choirs, orchestras, and congregations Sunday, April 10, 2016, at 6:30 p.m. for Night of Joy, an inaugural event at the new Spirit Communications Park on Bull Street. More...

The Cayce–West Columbia Jaycees host fundraiser for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society

The Cayce-West Columbia (CWC) Jaycees hosted its fourth annual fundraising event supporting the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society at Tin Roof, Tuesday, March 8 at 8 p.m. More...

Return to Bowens Island with William Baldwin

Evening Post Books published Bowen’s Island, a 180 page softback book profiling Bowen’s Island restaurant, featuring in-depth interviews with staff and patrons, personal photos, and cherished family recipes. More...

Events

City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Summer Camps Guide

The City of Columbia Parks and Recreations Department is accepting registrations for its 2016 Summer Camp program. Day  More...

Events

•ART  Second Annual Cayce Festival of the Arts will be held April 9, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., Brookland-Cayce High School, 1300 State Street, Cayce.caycefestivalofthearts.blogspot.com.  •CELEBRATION   More...

Home & Garden

The Nature of Spring 2016

Stopping to smell the flowers

The crowd gathered early March 15 under the magnificent Magnolia grandiflora in front of McKissick Museum on the USC horseshoe to hear Rudy Mancke’s preamble to the vernal equinox. More...

Star Chefs

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

RFP FoR GRant WRiteR Richland County First Steps is soliciting bids for a grant writer.  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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