November 11, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

The Amazing Stones

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

I heard the Rolling Stones live in Birmingham’s Legion Field in 1965. The Beach Boys were also along for the event, as was Marty Robbins and another long lasting group, Cannibal and the Headhunters. More...

Change Hertz

40–Something

I’ve always been adverse to change. These days with technology the way it is, change is constantly forced upon us. For example, just when I get used to my iPhone, they change it on me. More...

It’s in the Bag

I’m just saying...

I have a bag packed and sitting on the floor of my closet that we call my “hospital bag.”  I’m not sick or anything, but a girlfriend of mine recently had to be hospitalized for some tests, and she was sent straight from her do More...

Business

City Snippets

Columbia Antique Mall sold Columbia Antique Mall - Chic Antiques, in business for 35 years at the corner of Huger and Blossom streets, has been sold to PMC Property Group, a Philadelphia apartment development company that has 727 apartments in four C More...

City of Cayce receives State Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund

The City of Cayce has been awarded a $23.5 million State Drinking Water Revolving Loan Fund loan (SRF) for the replacement of approximately 75 percent of the city’s in-town water lines. More...

Folks About Town

New Columbia Bridge Club officers and board members for 2016 include vice president Ed Young, secretary Mar y Townhil l , member- atlarge Bibs Hur t , and member-at-large: Beronica Whisnant. More...

Society

NAMI thanks Blue Cross Blue Shield of S.C.

On behalf of NAMI Mid- Carolina and the entire community we serve, NAMI would like to thank the entire Blue Cross Blue Shield of SC staff for their support of the NAMI Mid- Carolina throughout the month of October.  More...

Columbia Northwest Lions Club is chartered

(L-r) District Governor Paul Dove; Second Vice District Governor LeJune Cantrell; Club President Judy Scott; Guiding Lions, Melody Hair and PDG Barbara Beckham; and First Vice District Governor Evere More...

James Hayes Quackenbush Jr.

James Hayes Quackenbush Jr. passed away in Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina, November 7, 2016, at the age of 73. He was predeceased by his parents, James Hayes Quackenbush Sr. and Sarah PerMar Quackenbush.  More...

Events

Almost, Maine at UofSC Lab Theatre

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present John Cariani’s much-loved comedy Almost, Maine, November 17- 20 at the Lab Theatre. Show times are 8 p.m. nightly. More...

Cosî at Longstreet Theatre

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Louis Nowra’s hit Australian comedy, Così, November 11–19 at Longstreet Theatre, 1300 Greene Street. More...

CUT! Costume and the Cinema at CMA

The Columbia Museum of Art presents the major travelling exhibition CUT! More...

Travel

Eutawville

Part 7: Ferguson concludes

Francis Beidler died in 1924 in Chicago. At the time, he and his family owned 15,000 shares of the capital stock of Santee River Cypress Lumber Company, a S.C. corporation. And, the company owed him $621,536.22 for inheritance tax payable to S.C. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  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

Full Story

Healing Harmonies performs music for healing

Dr. Frank Clark, S.C. Philharmonic Board member and a local psychiat r ist and lover of music, approached the S.C. Philharmonic over three years ago request edthat a special out - reach program be established to bring the musicians of the S.C. More...

2016 Election Results

President Donald Trump  U.S. Senate Tim Scott (R)  U.S. House District 2 Joe Wilson (R)  U.S. House District 6 Jim Clyburn (D)   More...

On Second Thought

The Best Challah in Columbia

As a nation known for our love of eating, food and the people who prepare it hold a very special place in our hearts. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Of floods and families

From black to yellow

Editor’s Note: This is the 48th installment in a series of articles by staffwriter 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...

Government / Neighborhood

Babcock Center Foundation hosts 28th Annual Golf Classic

On October 25, Babcock Center Foundation hosted the Long’s 28th Annual Golf Classic at The Members Club at Woodcreek Farms. Many thanks to all of the sponsors and donors for another successful year! More...

Forest Acres City Councl allots funds for Columbia Children’s Theater

In a very brief monthly meeting, the Forest Acres City Council dispensed quickly with business, allotting $35,000 in hospitality tax funds for the Columbia Children’s Theater and approving the installation of a streetlight at 6915 Plainfield Dr More...

Columbia City Council votes to provide $300,000 to support Fort Jackson’s Centennial Park

The Columbia City Council voted November 1 to provide $300,000 to support Fort Jackson. The funds will come over three years and will help build a park on the post commemorating 100 years of the Columbia- Fort Jackson partnership. More...

Education

Sparkleberry Country Fair donates $23,000 for teacher grants

Thirty-five Richland Two teachers will be able to implement projects on their wish list, thanks to the Sparkleberry Country Fair. Fair chairman John Monroe presented a $23,000 check to Richland Two Superintendent Dr. More...

Cardinal Newman School National Honor Society inducts new members

Cardinal Newman School inducted 12 students into its National Honor Society at its fall ceremony, including Brian Boyer, Delson Coward, Meredith Fuller, Robert King, Alex Lacson, Eric Leon, Kaya Maga More...

Sports

Falcons run over Barons

Friday night, November 4, in the opening round of the SCISA 3A playoffs, Ben Lippen (8-2) topped sixth seeded Wilson Hall (5-5) 30-12 to advance to a semifinal contest against Hammond November 11. More...

High School Football

Week 10 Stats
Full Story

Many hands build Bearcats into region champs

Fans, football players, and coaches of Brookland-Cayce gathered at the south end of Fort Knox to celebrate following the Bearcats’ 35-18 win over the Gilbert Indians to clinch the Region V- 3A championship Friday, November 4. More...

Home & Garden

The Big Yellow Bag® arrives

Stopping to smell the flowers

The delivery of a big yellow bag by a tractor-trailer created quite a buzz in the neighborhood. What’s in the bag? Why did it take a forklift to unload the yellow bag? How heavy are the contents? Are you replacing the lawn? More...

Star Chefs

Thanksgiving Bacon Stuffing   More...

Pets

Simple steps to become a better dog trainer

For 18 years now, I have been helping people learn how to train their dogs to become better family members and, in some cases, to compete in dog shows. More...