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Senator hosts ceremony recognizing anniversary of Desert Shield/Desert Storm

Jackie Gilmore (l), a Columbia native, attended a Veterans Honor Ceremony recognizing the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. The event, hosted by Sen. More...

News

St. Andrews Presbyterian Church holds classic car show

More than 1,000 people gathered at St. Andrews Presbyterian Church’s fifth annual free classic car and art show on August 13, 2016, marveling at the sight of more than 300 classic cars dating 1930 from 1989. More...

CCN discusses city issues, U.S.C. Students, and the homeless

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, August 25. More...

Work beginning on Kennerly Road and Coogler Road/Steeple Ridge Road intersection

The Richland County Transportation Penny Program, which is funded by the one-cent sales tax referendum passed by the voters of Richland County in November of 2012, is pleased to announce the construction of another local intersection project. More...

Business

Art welcomes students back to Carolina

Labor Day arrives this weekend, nearly two weeks after new and returning students (and their parents) labored to lug requisite belongings into on-campus housing and off- campus apartments. The tradition they repeated is 211 years old. More...

USC sets new research award record

Led by projects like stroke recovery research and school improvement initiatives, the University of South Carolina set a new record this year for research and sponsored awards, bringing in more than $ 250 million in external funding from July 1, 2015 More...

City Snippets

11th graders not ready for college More...

Education

High school robotics team launches at Lexington Technology Center

Lexington County School District One’s robotics competition team flipped the switch to the “on” position and is ready for launch. More...

Richland One teacher receives award from NEA

Stephanie Johnson, a second-grade teacher at H.B. Rhame Elementary School, is among an elite group of educators described as being “innovators, challengers, and global thinkers” in the classroom.  More...

West Columbia Police Department donates books to students

The West Columbia Police Department (WCPD) donated about 800 books to the students at Saluda River Academy for the Arts, BC Grammar School No. More...

Sports

Bearcats rally from 20 points down to defeat Eagles

The Brookland-Cayce Bearcats pulled out a thrilling 47-43 win over the Airport Eagles Friday, August 26 behind a 20- point comeback in the final 9:51 of the game. More...

Glick perfect in Skyhawks’ debut

Hammond junior quarterback Corbett Glick simply couldn’t miss. More...

Falcons soar past Highlanders

With both teams coming off season opening victories, Ben Lippen defeated Heathwood Hall (1-1, 0-1) 50-14 in a Week 1 SCISA 3A matchup. More...

Home & Garden

Is handsome harry in your ditch?

Stopping to smell the flowers

When I told my neighbor that Handsome Harry was in the drainage ditch at the front of her property, can you imagine what she expected to find? You also may have the same in your ditch or along the borders of your property. More...

Star Chefs

Yellow Squash Casserole   More...

Travel

Ganges, Part 14

Shocking Conclusion

I climbed up on a large flat boulder figuring it to be the safest vantage point and took a position directly across from where the river was gushing from the glacier. More...

Spring Valley student gets a heartwarming surprise

August 31 at Spring Valley High School began as an ordinary day for senior Solymar Solis. But she didn’t know her father, Sgt. Carlos Solis Melendez, waited anxiously in another room to surprise her.  More...

Sheriff receives prestigious award

The Palmetto Capital City Classic, the ultimate historically Black College and University (HBVU) football experience that brings fans together from across the state of South Carolina and the Southeast, presented Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott with More...

On Second Thought

Uncovering 19th Century Fast Food

One of the most remarkable stories explored in the re-interpretation of the Mann-Simons Site is that of the 14x14 foot lunch counter that operated for 18 years on the northeast corner of Richland and Marion streets, opening in 1891 and closing in 190 More...

Of floods and families

How to sweat the small stuff

Editor’s Note: This is the 39th 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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Commentary

The Important Stuff

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

One day last month, Terry and I headed to Newberry Country Club for golf. The projected high for the day was 101. We’d played in hot weather before and weren’t worried. More...

The Folly of Football!

I’m just saying...

Football is back.  Yippie.  More...

Stupidity finally pays off

40–Something

My son got a new surfboard over the summer, and in my glee to join him in the ocean with my board I forgot one very important thing...my wedding ring.  More...

Society

Granby Chapter DAR attends South Carolina State Society of the NSDAR

On August 26-27, 2016, Granby Chapter Daughters attended the South Carolina State Society of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution Fall Forum held at the Doubletree by Hilton Hote More...

Do you remember?

Imagination

Who said the three little pigs got lost on their way to their grandmother’s house? I was with them, and we did not get lost. On the way, Petunia Pig (the sister in the three little pigs’ family) waved to a lady working in her yard. More...

Columbia Civitan Club hosts Civitan South Carolina District Convention

Civitan club members from all over the state gathered at the Hilton Garden Inn—Harbison this past weekend for the annual South Carolina District Convention, hosted this year by the Columbia Civitan Club since this year’s Governor was Colu More...

Events

Events

•ART Riverfront Park’s Art Along the Trail showcase will be held Saturday, October 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4122 River Drive. 803-545-3093. More...

Historic Columbia September Events

• Homeschool Friday The Vista Tour—Friday, September 2, 10 – 11:30 a.m., corner of Pulaski and Gervais Streets.  • The Palladium Society’s Renovation Rodeo, Wales Garden—Thursday, September 8, 6–7:30 p.m. More...

Explore nature at Riverfront Park

• Wet Sandal Walk: Broad River, Tuesdays, September 13 and 27, 6–7 p.m., Riverfront Park (North) parking lot, 4122 River Drive. More...

Arts & Entertainment

USC Symphony Orchestra opens September 13 with The Russian Romantics

Marina Lomazov performs Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2

The USC Symphony Orchestra will present the first concert of Maestro Portnoy’s Farewell Season with Marina Lomazov performing Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 in C minor. More...

Dove and Stellar Award nominated singer/ songwriter John Lakin releases new single

John Lakin, leader of John Lakin & Band of Worshippers and the pen behind Ricky Dillard’s Billboard charting hit God is Great, releases his new single The Promise, which will be available for download on all digital outlets Friday, Septembe More...

Two-time Grammy nominated singer Angie Stone guest stars on Bounce TV’s In The Cut

Two-time Grammy nominated singer and Columbia native, Angie Stone will guest star in the hit comedy series, In The Cut on Bounce TV on Tuesday, September 6 at 9 p.m. ET. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE C/A#. 2012-CP-40-02599 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Cooper's Pond Homeowners' Association, Inc. vs. Michael P.  More...

Legals

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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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...