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WWII art of South Carolinian Reuben Jackson Gambrell on exhibit at Hangar Dinner/Dance

Patriotic duty did not separate Reuben Gambrell from art during WWII, even though he left behind many of his familiar painting supplies when he shipped out for the South Pacific where the U.S. More...

News

Rhett’s Bridge Club celebrates Gretchen Dawson’s “Special Birthday”

Attending Gretchen Dawson’s Special Birthday at Holly Carlisle’s house were members of Rhett’s Bridge Club: (l-r) Holly Carlisle, Lynn Luce, Kaye Clark, Carolyn King, Nan Babcock, G More...

Palmetto Place: a house becomes a home

Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter held an open house at its newly renovated shelter with donors, volunteers, and supporters September 22. More...

Commentary

Cooking like a revolutionary

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

The first grilled meat I remember eating was during the mid-60s in San Antonio. We were visiting my mom’s brother, and he cooked Texas beef on a mesquite fired grill. More...

Dogs I have known

40–Something

One of my first experiences with dogs was with a pair of bulldogs named Barnaby and Blossom. They belonged to friends of my parents, and they rarely came at me face first, preferring to back into me. More...

Judge Judy for President!

I’m just saying...

With all the craziness that’s associated with this insane presidential election, I recently saw something on a social media site I thought was brilliant.  It was a post asking readers if they thought Judge Judy should moderate the next deb More...

Education

Six to be inducted into Richland One Hall of Fame

Richland One will induct six new members into the school district’s Hall of Fame in January, district officials announced at an October 3 news conference. More...

School Stars

The SC Science Academy has announced its September Culture of Excellence Award winners. More...

Sports

Eagles fly by Blue Devils

The Dreher football team trailed by a touchdown at halftime against Chapin Friday, September 30 but couldn’t overcome the Eagles’ second-half offense as the Blue Devils fell 48-20 at Memorial Stadium. More...

High School Football

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Bearcats claw Panthers

On a night when Brookland-Cayce paid tribute to the 50th anniversary of its 1966 state football champions, the Bearcats turned in a performance that had the alumni saying “That is the way we used to do it.” More...

Home & Garden

Chihuly in the Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

If the Chihuly chandelier in the atrium of the Columbia Museum of Art appeals to your artistic eye, you won’t want to miss Chihuly in the Garden. More...

Star Chefs

Fall Infused Mashed Potatoes More...

Thrillers, Fillers, and Spillers, Oh My! at Columbia Green

Columbia Green will host a live fall container demonstration Saturday, October 15, 10 a.m. More...

Main Street prepares for winter

Yarn Bomb hits Columbia. More...

Medicine returns “like the good old days”

Once reserved for the richest of the rich, more and more primary care and family physicians are launching concierge or “retainer” practices at rates more affordable for middle and lower income patients. More...

On Second Thought

Pre-Hearing Conference (PHC) Pilot Program coming to Columbia

It is well established that wait times for VA Appeals at the Board of Veterans’ Appeals (BVA) is notoriously slow. Typically, Veterans can expect to wait upwards of two years to have their appeal heard by the BVA.  More...

Of floods and families

Flood Anniversary

Editor’s Note: This is the 44th 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...

Stroll through Arsenal Hill’s History with Historic Columbia

Today, Arsenal Hill in Columbia is home to the Governor’s Mansion, Finlay Park, and St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, but did you know this neighborhood has a rich history dating back to 1842?  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Historian researches families of Lower Richland

Recorded history for historically African American churches, like many others, can be elusive, if it exists at all, since records may have been destroyed, lost, or non-existent. More...

Business

Re-Inventage moves to bigger location on Harden Street

After just 11 months in business, Rosewood Drive’s Re-Inventage furniture and décor shop expects to mark November 1 in a larger, new storefront location on Harden Street near Five Points. More...

Flood leaves safe intact

First Citizens on the corner of Trenholm and Forest Drive is gone, but the safe was left intact and will remain on site. More...

City Snippets

Black tourism impact documented African-American tourists are responsible for a whopping $2.4 billion in economic impact for South Carolina, and that number is rising since the removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse grounds in Columbia, More...

Society

100 Black Women Accepts $1500 HIV-AIDS Grant from CHAT

The president of the Columbia Chapter of 100 Black Women, Mary Miller McClellan, accepted a $1,500 grant from CHAT, the Community Health Assistance Team. CHAT's CEO & Founder, Franchot A.  More...

Capital Rotary Club donates dictionaries

The Dictionary Project— begun by a non-profit organization in Charleston in 1995— aims to help students become good writers, active readers, creative thinkers, and resourceful learner. More...

Granby DAR Chapter member celebrates 100th birthday

On September 27, 2016 Mary Ina Hendrix Swygert Smith celebrated her 100th birthday.  More...

Events

Historic Columbia October 2016 Events

• Second Sunday Stroll—Arsenal Hill, Sunday, October 9, 2–3 p.m., St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, 900 Calhoun Street More...

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

Veteran Columbia scenic designer checks out The Wizard of Oz at State Museum

Being among the first to see the South Carolina State Museum (SCSM)’s transformation into the Land of Oz and to view the lively 14-minute 4-D movie, abbreviated from MGM’s 1939 classic movie, The Wizard of Oz, gave veteran Columbia artist More...

Swan Lake finds wings with two young dancers

Swan Lake comes alive on the Koger Center for the Arts stage Friday, October 14, performed by an international cast from Columbia Classical Ballet (CCB). More...

Travel

Historic Eutawville

Part 2: Historic village

When I was a child, my parents often took me to Eutawville to visit my great aunt, a grizzled old woman my mother held in great esteem. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION COLUMBIA NEUROSURGICAL ASSOCIATES, P.A. (the “Company”) dissolved September 29, 2016. The Articles of Dissolution were filed, on September 29, 2016, with the South Carolina Secretary of State. 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...