April 22, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Women’s only event raises awareness about heart health

Women of all ages will fill the streets of downtown Columbia as Lexington Medical Center presents the 15th annual Heart & Sole Women’s Five Miler on Saturday, April 23 at 8:30 a.m. More...

Bowl for Kids’ Sake, a striking success

Volunteers and community members came out April 9 to show support and raise money at Bowl for Kids’ Sake, supporting the mentoring work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia. More...

Commentary

Modern Man’s Demise

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

I’ve been secure in the belief that the modern version of the male mammal has been severely altered by television and public opinion in the last 40 or so years and recently morphed into the sissified mess most of us now are. More...

Me and the Crispy Beast

I’m just saying...

It was a day like any other…I got up, made coffee and went to brush my teeth. We were spending the weekend at the lake, but this was Friday morning and Marty, my husband, was at his office working. More...

Seeing things a different way

40–Something

In seventh grade, there was this kid I thought was a snob. He was some kind of tennis phenom already playing for the high school team, and he strutted around with the popular kids.  More...

Education

Lower Richland High School and EngenuitySC host third “Dress for Success” Business Etiquette Student Showcase

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) committee at Lower Richland High School (LRHS) will partner with EngenuitySC to host the third annual “Dress for Success” business etiquette showcase on Tuesday, April 26, 2016, from 2 More...

Blythewood Middle School Honor Band earns superior rating at Charleston Music Festival

The Blythewood Middle Honor Band earned another superior rating Saturday at the Charleston Music Festival. More...

Blythewood Middle School eighth graders selected to participate in honors orchestra

Eight Blythewood Middle School eighth graders were selected to participate in the 2016 Richland Two Eighth Grade Honors Orchestra at Westwood High School April 7-8. More...

Sports

Lady Cardinals hang on to beat A.C. Flora

Cardinal Newman senior goal keeper Maria Cummings had eight saves to help the Lady Cardinals fend off the visiting A.C. Flora Lady Falcons in a 1-0 victory Monday, April 18.  More...

Hammond’s Byrd no-hits Heathwood

Hammond’s Robert Byrd had himself a night against the visiting Heathwood Hall Highlanders in a SCISA Region I-3A baseball clash Friday, April 15.  More...

Own-goal lifts Highlanders over Skyhawks

An own-goal by the Hammond Skyhawks in the 31st minute was the deciding goal in a 1-nil win for the Heathwood Hall Highlanders Friday, April 15.  Hammond controlled the game early. More...

Home & Garden

Human and plant volunteers in the garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Volunteers has a double meaning for gardeners. Many plants freely seed and sprout in the garden without our intention or invitation. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

ORDER OF NOTICE STATE OF CONNECTICUT Superior Court /Juvenile Matters NOTICE TO: Joshua Benson, father of female child born on 1/14/2015 to Sade B.  More...

Legals

Full Story

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...

Musical icons leave with a song in their hearts

In 1973, when two talented vocalists sang duets in a Charleston musical production, it wasn’t long before the couple had joined their hearts as well as their voices. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County More...

City Directories: Portals into the Past

Contemporary researchers and historians have at their disposal a myriad of resources that allow them at the click of a mouse or the swipe of a screen to discover compelling information about past places, events, and people. More...

ASK ANN...

Are there any archeological sites in SC?

By Ann Furr annfurr@mindspring.com   For those of us who may not be sure, archeology is the scientific study of the physical evidence of past human societies recovered through collection, artifact analysis, and excavation. More...

Business

Piece entitled Tokamak leaves a “digital watermark” on Taylor Street

Josef Kristofoletti’s mural Tokamak to be on Taylor Street at the corner of Main. More...

City Snippets

New mural on Taylor Street   More...

Folks About Town

Columbia City Manger Teresa Wilson has received the Whitney M. Young Jr. Service Award.  Columbia College has won the American Mock Trial Association Spirit Award from the AMTA Regional Tournament.   More...

Society

Richland County Family and Community Leaders entertain USC international students

A big ray sunshine came into Maxcy along with the Richland County Family and Community Leaders on Friday, April 15. The members from these five clubs of local homemakers certainly do know their way around the kitchen! More...

USC Chapter NSDAR honors Vietnam Veterans

On April 12 2016, USC Chapter NSDAR presented a Certificate of Appreciation for Valor, Service, and Sacrifice during the Vietnam War to Clifford “Ike” Eisenhower and the Reverand Bobby Farmer.  More...

Do you remember?

What happens when your brain won’t work. When mine doesn’t, I clean out the refrigerator. And while cleaning out the refrigerator, my mine wanders back in time.  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.   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Concertos & Cupcakes

Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra presents Concertos and Cupcakes Sunday, May 8 at 3:30 p.m. at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College, 7300 College Street, Irmo. Admission is free. More...

Guitar Muse Society presents From the East to the West with Some Jazz in the Middle

On Saturday, May 7 at 6 p.m. More...

Travel

Roach Anxiety

Part 3: Cooties

I eventually became brave enough to walk with Beautiful Regina to lunch. More...