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Celebrate National Park Service Centennial

Bioblitz at Congaree National Park to feature wide range of activities

A cast of characters will soon converge at Congaree National Park. More...

News

More than $1.6 million in donations raised during Midlands Gives 2016

Thanks to an incredible groundswell of support from corporate partners, participating nonprofits and thousands of everyday philanthropists who made gifts, Central Carolina Community Foundation has announced preliminary results for Midlands Gives 2016 More...

Code enforcement officer speaks at South kilbourne meeting

Antoine Williams, with code enforcement, spoke at the monthly South Kilbourne meeting Thursday, May 5.  Among the things Williams focuses on is property maintenance and mosquito issues. More...

Commentary

Reducing the Whine

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

Hotel Mazarin is a hidden treasure in the New Orleans French Quarter. Suzy discovered the place a couple of years ago, and we stayed there last trip down. Liked it so much we’ve made Hotel Mazarin our official New Orleans hotel. More...

Catching a wave of simplicity

40–Something

I came home late from work one night and was greeted by a multitude of family issues. My wife wanted to talk about schedules and budgets. More...

What has happened to fashion?

I’m just saying...

I seriously think the “trend setters” of the fashion industry are smoking some very potent wacky weed these days. More...

Education

Cardinal Newman School presents students with scholarship awards

Cardinal Newman honored 14 students with prestigious scholarship awards at an assembly held recently at the school. More...

Finalists announced for top Richland one Employee Awards

Richland One has announced the finalists for the district’s 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year and Classified Employee of the Year awards. More...

Sports

Falcons dump Daniel, come back to beat Eastside in 8, and lose to Clinton

A.C. Flora 11, Daniel 1   A.C. More...

Cardinal Newman tames Panthers; falls to Barons

The Cardinal Newman men’s tennis team waited many years to host a SCISA 3A playoff match on campus. The squad had to wait a little longer to host as Mother Nature intervened. More...

A.C. Flora eliminated by Seneca

Seneca’s Jasmine Morse was 2-for-4 with a couple of RBIs to lead the visiting Bobcats to a 6-0 victory over the A.C. More...

Home & Garden

Engineering Solutions for Vining Plants

Stopping to smell the flowers

Many of the flowers and vegetables we love to grow in our summer gardens are climbing vining plants in need of vertical support. More...

Star Chefs

Farro Salad with Asparagus   More...

Pets

Dog bite prevention, an owner’s responsibility

May 15—21, 2016 is Dog Bite Prevention Week. Postal carriers, children, and the elderly are the most frequent victims of dog bites. More...

Take Rover or leave him behind?

As a pet parent, a road trip with a furry kid might seem like a dream come true. You’d love the opportunity to bond and share new experiences with him, and you’d certainly appreciate the company. More...

Too hot to fly

If you're traveling with your pet this summer and plan to fly to your destination, make sure you familiarize yourself with the airline’s pet embargo policy before you book your flight. More...

Daniele Schmechel shares her memoir Across the Clouds

As a native of France, Daniele Schmechel learned to ski and mountain climb at an early age, soon becoming knowledgeable of both the heights and depths of the majestic French Alps. More...

Travel by steam-powered locomotive

The golden age of railroads is making a come-back at the South Carolina Railroad Museum (SCRM) this coming Saturday, May 14, when a fully-operational steam-powered locomotive leaves the station near Winnsboro, pulling train cars loaded with passenger More...

On Second Thought

Columbia’s Robert Mills House

Historic houses are normally named after the family who built them or lived there the longest. For some this is not the case; however, and it can be a bit confusing.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County tCovenant Road: A woman called police at noon Saturday after she said a man was continuously appearing at her home and “bothering” her. More...

Of floods and families

“Off the Ground”

Editor’s Note: This is the 25th 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...

Business

Selah House

eating disorder treatment centers

Selah of the Carolinas, a four- month- old Christian-centered recovery program in Columbia is offering professional eating disorder treatment for women and teen girls. More...

City Snippets

Hangar to become microbrewery More...

Folks About Town

Matthew Cogdill has joined Lexington Medical Center as vice president of physician network. More...

Society

Homeless No More putting families first

New research shows that 80 percent of homeless families in the Midlands who receive support do not reenter the system. That includes single mothers like Jeanette White. Jeanette left an abusive relationship. More...

Do you remember?

I am refrigerated. That’s right—my brain is that way too—refrigerated. I was in the grocery store last week and passed a table of ripe bananas. It made me want to make some good ole homemade banana ice cream in my refrigerator. More...

Ralph Andrew Brown, USAF (Ret.)

We have lost a true man among men. Maj. Ralph Andrew Brown, USAF ( Ret.), 99, of Columbia, died Monday, May 9, 2016. More...

Events

City of Columbia announces summer pool hours

The City of Columbia swim season will begin Saturday, May 28 for Maxcy Gregg Pool, Greenview Pool, and spray pools/splash pads, and will remain open until Monday, September 5 (Labor Day), the City’s Parks and Recreation Department announced.&nb More...

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Arts & Entertainment

Travel Around the world in 80 days with workshop theatre

Elephants! Runaway trains! A typhoon at sea! (Oh, my!) All this and much more is coming your way as a cast of five of Columbia’s best bring Around the World in 80 Days to life. More...

Columbia Choral Society presents premiere of “Jasmine and Jazz” for anniversary celebration

When the Columbia Choral Society hails its 85th anniversary Friday, May 20, it will present a gift to both Columbia and South Carolina with the premiere of a new work especially commissioned for the occasion. More...

Travel

Roach Anxiety

the Nasty Conclusion

I must apologize to roach lovers wherever you are. This story has been based on my personal experiences and my worst childhood nightmares. I am no longer afraid of roaches, and I don’t even hate them. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE Reddoor storage will hold a public sale to enforce a lien on said property as directed below pursuant to the South Carolina Self Storage Act, S.C. 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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