January 27, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

City Council Vision Statement’s winning hashtag results are in

We heard your voices, and the votes are in. City Council’s official hashtag for its vision statement will be #EnvisionColumbia! More...

New Richland County Utilities Manual highlights state standards

The Richland County Utilities Department (RCU) is unveiling a new online resource to help developers ensure community water and sewer systems are designed and constructed to county standards.  The online manual is a first for RCU and a tool that More...

Mamie Boozer Morrell: a life that never changed

My name is Kathy Newman, and I live on top of Horrell Hill in Lower Richland County in the house my grandparents, Howell and Mary Boozer Morrell, built. More...

Business

Five Points and Devine Street team up for New Winter Sidewalk Sale

Devine Street and Five Points merchants are teaming up again to offer a brand new event. The inaugural Winter Sidewalk Sale will take place today January 27 to Sunday, January 29. More...

City Snippets

S.C. has nation’s deadliest roads More...

Folks About Town

Richland County Council Chair Joyce Dickerson will serve as honorary board member for the Gateway to the Army Association ( GTTA) as Fort Jackson gears up to celebrate its 100 year anniversary. More...

Society

The Shepherd’s Center of Columbia celebrates 30 years

The Shepherd’s Center is an interfaith learning program for adults 55 and older. It is planned, implemented, and attended by senior adults. It offers three nine week sessions (fall, winter, and spring); each has a varied mix of classes. More...

Current members of the Shepherd’s Center of Columbia with the greatest seniority

Those members of the Shepherd’s Center of Columbia with the greatest seniority spoke to the crowd gathered for lunch January 18 at the 30th anniversary of the Shepherd’s Center of Columbia. Many of the speakers are over 90 years old. More...

SCDAR William Capers holds DAR Insignia and Protocol meeting and inducts new members

“DAR Insignia and Protocol” was the topic of the recent meeting of William Capers Chapter, South Carolina Daughters of the American Revolution.  More...

Events

Events

•AUDITIONS Metropolitan Opera Company of New York will hold auditions in Columbia Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m., Wright-Spears Center for the Arts at Columbia College. 803-787-0287. More...

Arts & Entertainment

You Can’t Take It With You at Town Theatre

Welcome to the Vanderhof ’s home wherein lives a slightly batty New York City family. Grandpa lives for sheer joy rather than for achievement, ambition, or financial gain. More...

Home & Garden

The Great Outdoors for the young and young at Heart

Stopping to smell the flowers

The recent warm weather brought parents with preschoolers and homeschoolers to Waterfall Junction, the newest theme garden at Riverbanks Botanical Garden. More...

Star Chefs

Buffalo Potato Wedges   More...

From Columbia to California to Florida and back, journeyman finally finds success

Editor’s note: This story is part of an ongoing series From the Valley to the Mountain and Points in Between that chronicles local Columbians who face and triumph over adversity. More...

On Second Thought

Preservation in a New Era

2016 marked the 50th anniversary of the Historic Preservation Act of 1966. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Commentary

Recharging the Batteries

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

I consider myself a lucky man in many ways. One of the most obvious to me, and often overlooked, is having friends who have been around me consistently for more than 50 years. More...

An ounce of preparedness is worth a pound of paper goods

I’m just saying...

There are three sentences or phrases I can utter that will strike fear and dread in my husband Marty’s heart.  If I call him at work and ask him where a certain power tool is and how to turn it on, he has been known to leave his office ear More...

Cookie Dough Conundrum

40–Something

For several months now, my grocery store has suspiciously quit carrying Mayfield Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ice Cream. Management has given no explanation as to why and hasn’t responded to my requests or tearful pleas to bring it back.  More...

Education

Gamecock baseball players visit kids at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital Cancer Center

Twelve-year- old Nytasia Mouzon, 11-year-old Gregory Brown, and 11-year-old Brayden Sox stand with posters given to them by members of the USC Gamecock baseball team Friday, January 20 at the Palmett More...

Hammond School Select Ensemble sings before Pope Francis at New Year’s Day Mass

The Select Ensemble of Hammond School began a choral concert tour of Austria and Italy December 26.  More...

Miss South Carolina visits South Kilbourne Elementary School to promote litter awareness

Miss South Carol ina, Rachel Wyatt , visited South Kilbourne Elementary School Wednesday, January 18 to promote litter awareness and to work with girls in the LEAD program in the third, fourth, and fi More...

Sports

Cardinals claim top spot in SCISA wrestling

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals claimed the top seed in SCISA wrestling for the upcoming state dual meet with a 45-30 win over the Hammond Skyhawks at Hammond Wednesday, January 25. More...

Buzzer beater lifts Blue Devils over A.C. Flora

Dreher’s Jaelynn Murray scored a game-high 30 points, including the game winner at the buzzer, as the Lady Blue Devils defeated the A.C. Flora Lady Falcons 62-61 Friday, January 20. More...

Falcons down Blue Devils

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Matthew Jamison led A.C. Flora with 13 points, while James Reese and Christian Brown chipped in 11 points each as the Falcons defeated the Dreher Blue Devils 57-41 Friday, January 20. More...

Travel

Vietnam

Part 1: Visit to Saigon

In 1970, I flew to Vietnam for an informative visit with American officials in Saigon. I was given an official briefing at the U.S. Imbassy based around this statement: More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Legals

Full Story

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...