April 15, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

United Way of the Midlands presents 2015-2016 volunteer awards

On Tuesday, April 12, 2016, the United Way of the Midlands hosted the 2015- 2016 Volunteer Awards Reception on the third floor of the main building of Spirit Communications Park overlooking the baseball field.  More...

Commentary

Jesse James Dean

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

Last week I ran into Jesse James Dean at the Cayce Wendy’s. I’m not sure whether that’s a given name or an alias. More...

Bathroom Bafflement

I’m just saying...

Just when you think you’ve seen and heard it all, now there is a law in North Carolina about going to the bathroom. More...

Not meant for public consumption

40–Something

My wife and I pulled off the road and immediately panicked. More...

Education

Former Bengal Justin Bethel donates $100K to Blythewood High Education Foundation

Blythewood High School graduate, Justin Bethel, presents a check for $100,000 to Blythewood High School’s Education Foundation. More...

Blythewood High School choir students earn state recognition

Seven students from the Blythewood High School Choir were among the top 425 students selected by audition for the 2016 South Carolina All-State Choir out of nearly 2,000 students who auditioned. More...

Ridge View High School’s Institute for Health Sciences Magnet Program named National Magnet School of Distinction

Ridge View High School’s Institute for Health Sciences has been named a National Magnet School of Distinction by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools.  More...

Sports

Bluffton downs Heathwood in ASI Championship

The Heathwood Hall Highlanders reached the championship match of the Airport Select Invitational by defeating Providence Athletic Club 6-3, Dutch Fork 1-0, and North Myrtle Beach 2-0; but the Highlanders ran into a buzzsaw in the form of the Bluffton More...

Winterstein drives Cardinals past Falcons

Cam Tringali threw a complete game for Cardinal Newman against Ben Lippen, striking out five batters, and walking two. See p. C2 More...

Cards avenge earlier loss to Hammond

Cardinal Newman’s Wyatt Millard dribbles past Hammond’s Aaron Zalesne and Meade Fowler. See p. C3 More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sandlapper Singers’ artistic director’s last concert April 21 and 22

Sandlapper Singers cofounder, Lillian Quackenbush, will conduct her last series concert New Beginnings, Thursday, April 21 at Incarnation Lutheran on Devine Street and Friday April 22 at St. Andrews Presbyterian, St. More...

City Poet Laureate puts poems on coffee

The City of Columbia Poet Laureate Ed Madden announces a new project in conjunction with National Poetry Month. More...

Columbia Chi ldren’s Theatre presents Seussical

Columbia Children’s Theatre’s (CCT) newest production Seussical, opens April 15, with a special red carpet party at 6 p.m. followed by the show at 7 p.m.  The show will run April 15 through 24.  More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE 2015- CP-40-04819 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Green Tree Servicing LLC against Dona M. More...

Richland County Masters Sales

MASTER IN EQUITY NOTICE OF SALE 2015-CP-40-01735 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: U.S. Bank National Association vs. Izoraizola Dean, et al., I, the undersigned Joseph M.  More...

Legals

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Historic Mill Village to unveil public monument

The Mill Villages of Granby, Olympia, and Whaley Street will unveil a monument designed to provide a larger than lifesized impression of the mill worker experience. More...

Bird lover builds home for Carolina wren family

If Ann Sypolt happens to fall asleep in one of her living room chairs at night, she can count on being awakened at 5:20 a.m. by a male Carolina wren singing teakettle teakettle over and over or germany germany. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County More...

The Reconstruction Era: History and Public Memory Symposium

Join University of South Carolina’s History Center and Historic Columbia April 21–22 for the first major public symposium on Reconstruction as part of the 150th commemoration of this era. More...

Floods and Families by Cathy Cobbs will return next week

Cathy Cobbs More...

Government / Neighborhood

South Kilbourne residents concerned about crime in the neighborhood

Richland County officers and gang task force members were invited to the South Kilbourne monthly meeting Thursday, April 7 to address concerns about gunfire and reckless teenagers on mopeds,  More...

Richland legislators call for investigation of Richland County Recreation Commission and restructuring of governance

Three members of the Richland County Legislative Delegation have called on Sheriff Leon Lott to coordinate a special investigation of the Recreation Commission, its director, and members of the governing commission.  More...

Melrose Heights Neighborhood Association hears crime report for neighborhood

During the monthly meeting Monday, April 11, Columbia police officer Kevin Schmidt discussed the latest crimes in the Melrose Heights area to the handful of people who attended.  According to Schmidt, there were burglaries on Hagood Street, Fair More...

Business

Moe Levy’s moves to Laurel Street

Harold Rittenberg’s found something he likes almost as much as his new Moe Levy’s Army Store on Laurel Street.  More...

City Snippets

Huger businesses relocating   More...

Folks About Town

Kim Butler, with Colliers International, has been named the 2016 Honoree Recipient of the Palmetto Center for Women Honors. Alisha Coleman, with LS3P, has received her architectural licensure. More...

Society

The Joy of Reading

A month or two ago, a video made the rounds on social media showing a little girl sobbing her heart out when she learned from her grandmother that Barack Obama wouldn’t be president much longer. More...

Women of Fitness

According to Alison Beard, Acupuncture is essentially “medicine from the inside out.” It is a way in which we access the flow of qi, or energy, using thin needles. More...

Jumpstart your creativity

“Realize everything is connected to everything else.”  —Leonardo da Vinci   More...

Events

Events

•ART  A new exhibition of florals by Barbara Yongue is at Gallery at Michael’s Café, 1620 Main Street, 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily. To view the art work is free; on view through early May.  •CELEBRATION   More...

Home & Garden

Listen to the weeds and wildflowers

Stopping to smell the flowers

As the season changes so does the cast of wildflowers in lawns, sidewalk seams, roadsides, vacant city lots, railroad tracks, and fallow farm fields. More...

Star Chefs

Texas Caviar with Avocado   More...

Congaree National Park becomes first Poo-Poo Project east of the Mississippi

With the installation of four Poo-Poo Screens, Congaree National Park becomes Teton Raptor Center’s first Poo-Poo Project partner east of the Mississippi. More...