October 14, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

The Telephone Cliché

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

The modern cell phone has finally achieved cliché status. More...

Hot Stuff and Chilly Willy

I’m just saying...

“Good Grief Julia! It’s FREEZING in here!”  I looked up from where I was reading in bed to see my husband Marty in his winter bathrobe, a long sleeved T-shirt, and flannel PJ bottoms.  It was July. More...

Tiny Electric Chainsaw Massacre

40–Something

After Hurricane Matthew cruised by, I got a call from my mother asking for help to remove a “branch” from her driveway. More...

Business

Historian leads State of Main Street address

John Sherrer, director of Cultural Resources, Historic Columbia, led off a State of Main Street address in front of Michael’s Café at 5: 30 p.m., First Thursday, October 6, just days before Columbus Day (Columbia was the first American city nam More...

Terra celebrates ten years

Terra, which specializes in Chef Mike Davis’s simple, seasonal, and sustainable fare, will celebrated the restaurant’s tenth anniversary October 4-8, 2016 with a unique menu full of dishes that represent cookbooks, chefs, mentors, and exp More...

City Snippets

Transport hub study okayed More...

Society

Granby Chapter DAR recognizes two young champions of the history American Revolution

David Ruiz-Puyana received the DAR Youth Citizenship Medal for his role in planning and executing a July Fourth neighborhood party for two years in a row. Over 100 guests were in attendance at the gathering. More...

Miss Hart and Mr. Castroex change vows September 10, 2016

Katherine Callaway Hart and Peter Matthew Castro were united in marriage Saturday, September 10 at five o’clock in the afternoon at Denver Botanic Gardens in Denver, Colorado. The Reverend Dr. Louise Westfall of Denver officiated. More...

On the art scene...

Brian Rego shows art at Over the Mantel of the collective, Perpetual Painters

Don’t miss the artist reception for Brian Rego Thursday, October 30 at Over the Mantel Gallery. The gallery, located on Carlisle Street, one block that runs between Daly and Millwood streets, has hosted a number of shows for talented artists. More...

Events

Richland County Community Events in October

Richland County Government and several community partners are holding various events throughout October to encourage community engagement. More...

Events

•ART The town of Winnsboro will host approximately 30 artists from around the state and neighboring states as they paint in an outdoor painting competition, Plein Air Paint Out, in and around Winnsboro October 15, with a ceremony for winners 5&n More...

Home & Garden

Farming and Feasting in the Local Foodshed

Stopping to smell the flowers

Let’s suppose you decided to withdraw from the global marketplace represented by the grocery store and fast food franchise. More...

Star Chefs

Warm and Spicy Autumn Punch More...

October and November Lexington Master Gardener presentations

• October 17, 6 p.m. —Woodland Gardening  The woodland garden seeks to capture the spirit of the deciduous forest. More...

Pets

Novelist juggles fostering storm-displaced puppy with preparing for Pat Conroy Literary Festival

Novelist Carla Damron was tweaking her presentation on the revision process for the upcoming Pat Conroy Literature Festival in Beaufort, S.C. (October 20-23) when the phone rang. Pet’s Inc. More...

White Rose Artisans Boutique holds fundraiser for oxygen kits for pets

White Rose Artisans Boutique will hold its annual Artisan’s Fair October 23 from 1 p.m.–6 p. m. at 831 Meeting Street. The event will be held in the back parking lot of White Rose. There will be door prizes and specials in the shop. More...

Pawmetto Lifeline hosts 10th Annual Fur Ball Moonlight Gala, raising funds for homeless pets in S.C.

Pawmetto Lifeline, a local no-kill companion pet organization committed to reducing pet overpopulation in the Midlands, will host the 10th Annual Fur Ball Moonlight Gala, at 7 p.m. Saturday, October 15 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. More...

Melrose Heights’ residents oppose Dreher High School upgrades

The ghosts of 2003 popped up again at the Melrose Heights Neighborhood Association meeting Monday, October 10.  In 2003, residents of Melrose Heights faced a threat that Dreher High School would be moved. More...

Football shapes athletes at “Last Chance U”

Palmetto Prep Academy could be known as Columbia’s version of “Last Chance U.”  The popular Netflix documentary follows a group of young men who are working to attract the attention of Division 1 schools while honing their foot More...

On Second Thought

The Palladium Society presents the 13th Annual Bluegrass, Bidding, and BBQ

Bluegrass and barbeque— what could make for a more perfect southern fall evening?  More...

Of floods and families will return next week

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Cleaning up after Hurricane Matthew

Garners Ferry Road blocked at Old Lykesland Post Office Road to one lane heading east to Sumter. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Residents address issues with council members at South Kilbourne meeting

At the monthly South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association Thursday, October 6, residents informed Columbia city councilmen Moe Baddourah and Howard Duvall of an overgrowth problem on Lotus Street. More...

Forest Acres allows bigger political signs

The Forest Acres City Council on Tuesday adopted on second reading an ordinance allowing for six-square foot (2x3) political signs after a protracted discussion about the implications of such a move in light of a recent Supreme Court decision. More...

Richland County Council approves changes in operation of Pinewood Lake

On October 4, 2016, the Richland County Council meeting featured a couple of reminders that October is a busy month for recognizing important issues. More...

Education

School Stars

Lexington Two bus drivers volunteer to transport Charleston evacuees

For Richland School District Two high school students interested in the health care profession, the district has a new MED Two program that gives high school students opportunities to get indepth information about medical careers. More...

Sports

Cardinals defeat Highlanders in Monday Night Football

Cam Tringali threw one touchdown and ran for another as the Cardinal Newman Cardinals overcame a sluggish start to defeat the visiting Heathwood Hall Highlanders 21-9 Monday, October 10 at St. Sebastian Stadium. More...

Heathwood gets win over Ben Lippen on Senior Night

Before the Tuesday, October 11 match against the visiting Ben Lippen Falcons, Heathwood Hall coaches, fans, and players honored seniors Jaylen Davis, Isabella Antonetti, and Anna Allen. More...

Falcons top Highlanders

The Ben Lippen Falcons outlasted the Heathwood Hall Highlanders 6- 3 in girls’ tennis action Tuesday, October 11. The two teams split the singles matches. Ben Lippen’s No. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Dracula

A year has passed since Count Dracula last sauntered onto the stage of Koger Center. More...

USC School of Music hosts leading wind quintet Imani Winds

Imani Winds, America’s leading wind quintet and one of the world’s most acclaimed chamber ensembles, will be in Columbia for a four-day residency, October 25-28 at the University of South Carolina’s School of Music. More...

Palmetto Center for the Arts presents The Drowsy Chaperone

The Palmetto Center for the Arts (PCA) Theatre Department will present the Tony Award winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone Thursday, October 20 through Saturday, October 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Octonort 23 at 3 p.m. More...

Travel

Historic Eutawville

Part 3: Historic “Pine Cone Village”

Long before Columbus discovered America in 1492, a native tribe settled on the high ground between two rivers that flowed to the Atlantic Ocean. They called their village Eutaw for the “pine cones” scattered around the forest. 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...

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