September 9, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Columbia City Council votes to support the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief Action Plan

Columbia City Council approved a motion to support the Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief Action Plan at the monthly meeting Tuesday, September 6. More...

The United Methodist Women of Shandon United Methodist Church say THANK YOU!

The United Methodist Women of Shandon United Methodist Church would like to thank the community for supporting their 11th Annual Garage Sale August 19 and 20. More...

Commentary

Standing up for America

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

Late last month, Colin Kaepernick stood up for his beliefs by sitting during the national anthem before NFL games. The whole incident, at least so far, shows how convoluted and idiotic we’ve become over difference of opinion.  More...

Pet Sitter Predicament

I’m just saying...

“What are you looking for?” This was a question my husband Marty asked me when he saw me Googling employment ads on my phone over the weekend. More...

I’ve done pain...still waiting for gain

40–Something

If I’m so in shape, then why do I feel like I’ve been run over by a truck? It’s a question I ponder almost daily but even more so after a recent trip to the tennis courts.  More...

Education

Eight Richland One schools receive National Healthy Schools awards

Eight Richland One schools have been recognized as being among the healthiest schools in the nation. The district leads the state this year in the number of schools named as winners of the prestigious National Healthy Schools Award. More...

School Stars

Richland School District Two is beginning the process of drawing attendance lines for its newest elementary school, Jackson Creek Elementary School.  More...

Sports

Salters leads Dreher past War Eagles

To say Dreher’s Anthony Salters had quite a night against the visiting Gray Collegiate War Eagles Saturday, September 3 would be quite an understatement. More...

Falcons, Skyhawks offer preview of potential postseason matchup

Fans of Ben Lippen and Hammond will be treated to one of the most anticipated matchups of the SCISA football season when the Falcons and Skyhawks clash at Ben Lippen Friday, September 9. More...

Lady Blue Devils work to improve on the court

Dreher High School girls’ tennis coach David Kleinfelder hopes daily improvement will help his experienced group as it enters the 2016 season.  Grace Stricklin, Isabel Montague, Tymia Boles, Evie Dillard, and Isabel Cook return for the Lad More...

Home & Garden

Red Heads Love Azaleas

Stopping to smell the flowers

With the cooler mornings and evenings of September, one can spend extended time outdoors. While checking my azalea beds, I noticed several denuded branches. More...

Travel

Mansfield Plantation

Part 1: Wilbur Smith Connections

When Linda and I decided our French “son” Martin should experience a Southern plantation in his “conquest” of America, we took him to Mansfield Plantation in Georgetown County. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/ or storage liens: are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-6-5635 and/ or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended: and are in the custody of 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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Out of Darkness Walk to be held October 23

Eight years ago, the South Carolina Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention was chartered in Columbia, and 11 years ago the first Out of the Darkness Walk was held at Riverfront Park. More...

Columbia charges up for tailgate party

Electric vehicle drivers, enthusiasts, and intrigued local residents are invited to attend Columbia’s Electric Tailgate Party. More...

On Second Thought

Basic Primer on the Evolution of Firearms: Part II

Evolution of Early European Firearms When gunpowder first arrived in Europe, it was not immediately used for military purposes. More...

Of floods and families

Hermine anxiety

Editor’s Note: This is the 40th 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...

A day of celebration: Historic Columbia’s Annual Jubilee

Bringing together a lively collection of artisans, dancers, musicians and storytellers, Historic Columbia’s 38th annual Jubilee: Festival of Heritage is more entertaining and exciting than ever. More...

Business

Solar panels being built at Dorn Hospital and USC Medical School Complex

The Veterans Administration is about five weeks from finishing a $6 million solar farm to generate electricity for the 204-bed Dorn VA Hospital on the Sumter Highway.  The current will come from solar panels arrayed at the top of elevated struct More...

City Snippets

New zoo bridge opens   More...

Folks About Town

Linda Lorick has joined ERA Wilder Realty. Andrew Safran has been appointed to the Judicial Merit Selection Commission. More...

Society

Capital Rotary members visit S.C. Fusion Center

Capital Rotary Club members visited the SC Fusion Center for a briefing conducted by S.C. Law Enforcement Division staff member Jennifer Quick (seated left). More...

Teen Challenge representative speak to Lower Richland Ruritan Club

Teen Challenge Hope Outreach of Columbia representatives speak at the Lower Richland Ruritan’s September monthly meeting. (L-r) J.P. John Powell, Kori Briscoe, Liz and Jeff McDowell. More...

Columbia mayor proclaims Constitution Week

The National Society Daughters of the American Revolution celebrates the United States Constitution September 17-23. 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...

Arts & Entertainment

Rosewood Art and Music Festival September 10

Rosewood Art and Music Festival will be held September 10, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., 2719 Rosewood Drive. More...

Doug Graham leads jazz concert

Since the late 1950s, the Carolina Jazz Society (CJS) has presented traditional jazz concerts in Columbia. The group’s founders, including Dr. Ambrose Hampton Jr. More...

Pets

What’s love got to do with it?

It’s a natural dog behavior, but one that will quickly disrupt a dog owner’s conversations at the dog park or a dinner party gathering. More...

Chain stores that allow pets

Please keep in mind that many of these stores only welcome pets on a limited basis. More...