March 10, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Richland County Council hears reasons to name county facility on Decker Boulevard after Walter Jones

The Richland County Council meeting March 7 was to begin with a presentation to Satch Krantz honoring his long association with Riverbanks Zoo. More...

Police presence at meeting yields positive results for South Kilbourne neighborhood

For the fourth consecutive meeting March 2, discussions between South Kilbourne residents and Columbia Police Department and Richland County Sheriff ’s Department officers have dominated the agenda at the South Kilbourne Neighborhood Associatio More...

Council approves first reading of a general obligation bond ordinance, hands out proclamations

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 7.  Another ordinance received first reading approval authorizing the issuance and sale by the City of Columbia of general obligation bonds not to exceed $8,135,000 for the purpose of More...

Business

City Snippets

New market coming to Main Street  Columbia attorney Ayme Rushing is opening a 3,000-square-foot neighborhood market called Local Yocal at 1712 Main Street. More...

Win-Win! Students gain international experience developing export plans for South Carolina companies

University of South Carolina— The South Carolina Small Business Development Centers (SC SBDC) and Professor Wolfgang Messner of the Darla Moore School of Business recently collaborated to assist South Carolina companies while creating applied l More...

Folks About Town

The Darla Moore School of Business will present local banker and civic leader Will iam O. Buyck with a 2017 Distinguished Alumni Award at its 33rd annual Leadership Dinner in Columbia. More...

Society

Author writes about a Columbia woman’s horror

Richland One teacher, Fran Rizer, opens her tenth published book since retirement with this preface:   More...

Garden Council celebrates 75th anniversary

One hundred members and friends celebrated the Garden Club Counci l of Greater Columbia’s 75th anni - versary February 9, 2017. More...

Capital Rotary Club salutes new Paul Harris Fellow

Capital Rotary president Tommy Gibbons (l) and immediate past president David Boucher salute the club’s newest Paul Harris Fellow —Qing Wang—to acknowledge a $1,000 contribution to More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia Animal Services will hold a St. Patrick’s Day pet adoption special March 17, dogs and cats adoption fees will be $17, in celebration of St. More...

Arts & Entertainment

ENJOY THE RIDE Contributed by Town Theatre

Town Theatre’s current production of Million Dollar Quartet opened Friday, March 3 and runs through the 19th. More...

Travel

Laos, strangely wonderful

Part 5: A Beautiful Conclusion

In Laos, most women are conservative, well mannered, traditionally dressed, and avoid makeup. However, the modern “liberated” women dress in more modern attire. More...

Pets

My dog loves other dogs

Even if the dogs appear to want to greet, monitor their body language carefully and interrupt after a brief greeting. More...

There is a polite and safe way for your dog to greet another dog.

The weather has been beautiful lately, perfect for getting out and about with our dogs. And there are lots of great places to go with your dog…Soda City, walks by the river, and events like St. More...

Pine Grove Rosenwald School holds Heritage Celebration in honor of Black History Month

The Pine Grove Community Center, formerly the Pine Grove Rosenwald School, 937 Pineywoods Road, was the site of a Heritage Celebration to honor Black History Month Saturday, February 25.   More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

ALL About Golf

Send your questions to Robin at robinallgolfpro@yahoo.com   More...

ASK US AT THE STAR

More attorneys seem to be advertising on television these days. Please tell me more about the trend.

Until the late 1970s, most states prohibited lawyers from advertising. The rules of professional conduct barred attorneys from engaging in virtually any form of commercial publicity. That changed in 1977 with the U.S Supreme Court case of Bates v. More...

Commentary

Fading Legends and Panther

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

H.B. Kelly was a line foreman for the world’s largest communications company. Herbert was his first name. I have no idea what the Bstood for. More...

Yellow is NOT Mellow!

I’m just saying...

“Well, well…did you get inducted into a guerilla army or something?”  This remark came from my husband Marty when he walked in to find me in my latest pollen-fighting attire which consisted of a hat, a bandana over my face, s More...

Candy Corn Oreos & Other Travesties

40–Something

I’m a little averse to change, and I’m all in with the phrase, “If it ain’t broke, then don’t fix it.” That’s why I’ve used the same shampoo since middle school. More...

Education

School Stars

Five local high schools participated in The Salvation Army’s 2016 High School Battle of the Bells Competition to help impact the Midlands through the work of The Salvation Army of the Midlands. More...

Sports

Lower Richland swarms Hurricanes, claims state title

In the beginning, it looked grim for Lower Richland. More...

Blythewood title run falls seconds short

The Blythewood Bengals quest to become the first boys’ state 5A basketball champions came up 21 seconds short, as the Dorman Cavaliers captured the state championship with a 55-53 win over the Bengals Friday night, March 3 at Colonial Life Aren More...

Keenan bitten by Bulldogs in state championship game

A 10-6 run by the Burke Bulldogs in the final 2:47 allowed the 2A Lower State Champions to slip by the Keenan Raiders 56-53 and claim the 2A State Championship Saturday, March 4. More...

Home & Garden

Topping Trees is Torture

Stopping to smell the flowers

Despite the numerous educational resources available to the public on correct pruning practices for trees, late winter brings out the beast in too many yard maintenance crews and homeowners. More...

Star Chefs

Irish Soda Bread   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Public Notice: Milestone Communications proposes the construction of a 120-ft AGL Monopole Communications Tower (126-ft with appurtenances), to replace an existing athletic field light pole, which is located west of a portion of Rhame Road, north of 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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...