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Richland One students earn places at Carnegie Hall and Thespian Festival in Nebraska

Rajath Sivankoil of Hand Middle School and Christian Houghton of Hopk ins Middle School, earned positions in the 2016 Carnegie Hall National Honors Performance Ensemble. More...

Commentary

Reality Television

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

During a recent visit, my buddy TF was talking about home improvement television programs while a few of us sat around watching one. He mentioned how incorrect most programs about doing repairs invariably are. More...

Egg On My Sandwich

I’m just saying...

I have really got to up my game in the wife department. I mean, don’t get me wrong…I love my husband to pieces, and he is everything to me. I adore him, but I really have to learn to feed him better.  More...

Baseball with tofu and waiters?

40–Something

In the summer of 1993, three friends and I were on a cross-country adventure and one of our stops was Candlestick Park to see the San Francisco Giants play.  One of my friends got a little hungry and made the mistake of asking someone at the con More...

Education

Optimist Club awards winners of oratorical contest

The Columbia, South Carolina Breakfast Optimist Club recently an-nounced the winners of its 2016 Oratorical Contest held Sunday, April 17 at the Russell House University Union, University of South Carolina. More...

Columbia students graduate from S.C. School for Deaf and Blind

Reginald Richburg II received the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizenship Award at the SC School for the Deaf and the Blind. While in high school, Reginald competed in goal ball, football, basketball, wrestling, and track and field. More...

Richland One announces summer work schedule

From June 6-July 29, Richland One schools and administrative buildings will be open Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. More...

Sports

Falcons looking for bounce back season

Overview: The A.C. Flora Falcons won a grand total of four games in 2013 and then turned around and won 12 games in 2014 eventually falling to South Pointe in the Upper State Championship. Last year’s 2015 squad produced only six wins. More...

Mizzell selected as Blythewood athletic director

The Richland District Two School Board voted Tuesday, May 24 to approve Barry Mizzell as the new athletic director at Blythewood High School. More...

New coaches for RNE and Ridge View

Jabari Deas has been named the head girls’ basketball coach at Richland Northeast High School. Deas comes to Richland Two from Lee County School District where he was a boys’ assistant coach for one year at Lee Central High School. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Wonder what all the gesturing is about?

The public can observe conductors training during USC’s Conductors Institute of South Carolina

The esteemed Conductors Institute of South Carolina, in its 31st year, is on the must-do list for both aspiring and experienced conductors. Students of the summer institute come to the University of South Carolina from around the U.S. More...

Southern Guitar Festival comes to Columbia

The Southern Guitar Festival and Competition is coming to Columbia on June 11–12 at the Columbia Museum of Art in downtown.  More...

Make Music Columbia returns June 21

Make Music Columbia will return for its second year with a wild and wonderful mix of free outdoor musical events Tuesday, June 21. More...

Resource officer saves choking child

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott commends Richland County Sheriff’s Department School Resource Officer Deputy Darlene Crawford for her quick response in saving the life of a one year-old child. More...

Blue Spaders meet at class reunion

The Blue Spaders   More...

On Second Thought

VA Examinations—Specialty Exams

There are multiple exams that the VA performs for various reasons. The prior article discussed the general exam. This article will focus on three VA exams performed for special purposes. More...

Doors of Perception

“If the doors of perception were cleansed everything would appear to man as it is, Infinite. More...

Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the 27th 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

Teen Challenge Super Thrift opens at the East Point Shopping Center on Garners Ferry Road

Teen Challenge Super Thrift, part of a Christian addictions recovery ministry, is opening a 15,000-square-foot thrift store in the East Point Shopping Center on Garners Ferry Road. More...

City Snippets

Driving dangerous in Columbia More...

Folks About Town

Bryana Mistretta has joined Colliers International’s research team as research coordinator. Det Bowers has joined Newmark Grubb Wilson Kibler as managing director over its statewide offices. More...

Society

Woman’s Club of Columbia holds annual meeting

On May 24, 2016, the Woman’s Club of Columbia had its Annual Meeting at Nonnah’s in the Vista. The meeting also included installation of new officers. The Woman’s Club of Columbia was organized in May 1925. More...

Miss Dunn and Mr. Ellis marry in Covenant Bible Church

Frances Lynn Dunn and David Lesley Ellis were married in Covenant Bible Church in Dalzell, South Carolina, by Pastor Jim Tuggle May 14, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. More...

Miss Limkemann and Mr. Hart exchange vows at Chattooga River Resort

Erin Leigh Limkemann and Russell Callaway Hart were married May 21, 2016, at Chattooga River Resort in Long Creek, South Carolina. The five o’clock ceremony was officiated by Rev. Philip Stringer of Jamestown, North Carolina. More...

Home & Garden

Fireflies in June

Stopping to smell the flowers

Fireflies appear like stars—first one, then another— until their blinking fills your backyard, nearby woods, or, as observed last week, the moist forest along the boardwalk near the visitor’s center at Congaree National Park. More...

Star Chefs

Caprese Salad with Grilled Flank Steak More...

June Butterfly Count program at Congaree National Park

Have you ever noticed different kinds of butterflies—butterflies of sizes, colors, and behaviors, and butterflies found in unexpected places? Have you ever wondered what butterflies can tell us about the health of our environment? More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicle(s) or other property are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to section 56-5-5810, 56-5- 5635 and 29-15-10 SC law as amended, and are in 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...

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