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Neighborhood concerned about potential development

The Melrose Heights Neighborhood Association is preparing a letter of concern to Mayor Steve Benjamin regarding a potential development on the corner of Millwood Avenue and Gervais Street, president Fred Easley said at meeting Monday, August 8.  More...

Commentary

The Evils of Advertising

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

We now have 22 different species of Cheezits, more Marlboro cigarette types than one could smoke in a lifetime even if his life wasn’t tragically cut short by cancer, and enough diverse bottled water flavors to keep the most opulent thirst free More...

People need people

I’m just saying...

I miss interacting with people.  More...

iPhones and the Apocalypse

40–Something

The other day my wife was driving down I- 77 when she noticed a tanker drifting into her lane. She wanted to give the driver the benefit of the doubt before she assumed the worst because those guys in the big rigs travel long hours. More...

Education

Kilbourne Park Baptist Church Preschool celebrates 75th anniversary

Kilbourne Park Baptist Church Preschool will hold a celebration August 21 to celebrate the 75th birthday of the school. More...

SC BlueCross, SC BlueChoice seek “fearless” teachers

BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina and BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina are looking for fearless South Carolina school teachers—impactful men and women inspiring a generation of learners to Live Fearless®. More...

Columbia College receives $100,000 grant from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The Andrew W. More...

Sports

Clemson battles expectations in quest for championship

The 2015 season was a magical one for the Clemson Tigers. A 14-1 record included an A.C.C. Conference Championship, an Orange Bowl win, and an appearance in the National Championship game. More...

August, Brunson, Charlton part of U.S.C. rebuilding efforts

A lot of South Carolina Gamecock fans would like to forget the 2015 season. A 3-9 record along with the resignation of longtime head coach Steve Spurrier led to multiple changes in the offseason for South Carolina.  More...

Renew, Ward Jr. rushing Bulldogs to SoCon crown

The Citadel Bulldogs had a breakout season in 2015. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Kids can experience the magic of Nutcracker live…as performers!

Columbia Classical Ballet is holding auditions Saturday, August 27 for children cast members.  More...

Travel

Ganges, Part 10

Bojbasa Rest House

It was torture. Linda and I had trekked over eight miles that day from 10,000 feet to 12,000 feet above sea level on our pilgrimage to the source of the Ganges River. More...

Pets

Condition your dog to walk the right way

A while back I posted on Facebook and asked my Facebook friends what topic they would like to see me address in this article. Overwhelmingly, the topic was “how to teach a dog to walk nicely on lead.”  More...

Goodrich presents second original musical production at Town Theatre

On Friday, August 19, Columbia theatre goers will have a second opportunity to enjoy the work of writer/producer/ choreographer Charlie Goodrich in Backstage, a night of “showbiz tunes” and their stars brought together in a storyline writ More...

Seeds of Hope benefits farmers, shelters, and customers

The Seeds of Hope Farmer’s Market Project began in 1987 at Washington Street United Methodist Church in Columbia. More...

On Second Thought

Where does a history museum get its stuff?

Artifact Spotlight

Ever wondered where a history museum gets its stuff? More...

Of floods and families

G-Whiz

Editor’s Note: This is the 36th 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...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Business

Columbia’s Story Lady adds a new page

Helen Fellers was certain at least one of her young listeners remembered her and her stories when a little boy from an earlier story time at Barnes and Noble in Greenville spotted her in a local restaurant. She happened to be wearing a fur coat. More...

City Snippets

Columbia a top college town More...

Attorneys Honored

McAngus Goudelock & Courie, a regional insurance defense firm, was recently named as one of the Best Places to Work in South Carolina. The firm was ranked #21 in the large employer category (250 or more U.S. employees). More...

Society

Judi Gatson speaks to St. Mark AME Church

WIS TV 10 Evening News Anchor Judi Gatson was the guest speaker at St. Mark AME Church in Pomaria, S. C., Sunday July 31. More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club donates to Project Hope

Capt. Bill Brown of Project Hope, accepts a check for $1,500 from Lower Richland Ruritan President Chris Bell. More...

Capital Rotary Club welcomes a Global Grant Scholar

Catherine Glen, a Global Grant Scholar for 2016-2017, is welcomed to Capital Rotary’s weekly meeting by president Tommy Gibbons. More...

Events

Events

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USC School of Music September calendar of events

• Sunday, September 4, 3 p.m.—Freeman Sunday Concert: The Soloists, USC School of Music Recital Hall  • Thursday, September 8, 7:30 p.m.—Southern Exposure New Music Series–Dueling Guitars: FretX Duo (Mak Grgic and Dan More...

Home & Garden

The August Edible Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

August, the month of summer vacations and back to school, is also the time when veteran gardeners start a second round of edibles to extend the harvest into fall. More...

Star Chefs

Yellow Squash Casserole   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Notice is hereby given that on August 30 2016 at 11:30 a.m. 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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