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Oldest “living” photographer receives Wildlife Magazine

The Columbia Star ’s wildlife photographer, Phillip Jones, holds the oldest living working photographer, “Snapshot” (c), as he receives a Wildlife Magazine from managing editor Cind More...

News

CCN holds public forum, hears about national award

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, March 23.  Dollie Bristow, with Community Development, gave a presentation about the annual action plan. More...

Defeat Bill H.3931 We want to know how our money is being spent

Where does your tax money go? In most instances it supports direct government activities such as schools, police, housing, public health, and the like.  More...

Richland County Council receives final findings of Richland County Recreation Commission audit

A consultant performing an independent audit of the Richland County Recreation Commission said the organization suffered from “dysfunction” while its board failed to provide strong oversight to ensure effective management and sound financ More...

Business

Necessity is the mother of invention holds true for Uniquely One Jewelry Designs

Michaela Bishop has always loved color and shapes and putting them together. She was inspired by several of her relatives, her Aunt Lucille Kerfoot who encouraged her artist talent, and her cousin David McGee, a world famous artist.  More...

City Snippets

Health school opening upstate satellite More...

Folks About Town

Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates (RC CASA) has received the Promising Practice Spotlight Award at the national conference in Seattle. More...

Society

Dale Harley

The City of West Columbia is deeply saddened to announce the passing of Mayor Pro-Tem L. Dale Harley Thursday, March 23, 2017. He had represented Council District 1 since he first was elected in September 1993. More...

Capital Rotary Club inducts new members

Felicia Maloney Felicia Maloney, executive director of the Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., joined Capital Rotary Club following induction ceremonies by president Tommy Gibbons. More...

Happy Birthday, Annette Metz

Annette Metz’s 90th birthday was celebrated with the Trenholm Park Arthritis Exercise Class Thursday, March 16. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Pawmetto Lifeline’s 9th Annual Bark To The Park Walk for the Animals will be held Saturday, April 8, 9 a.m., Finlay Park, 930 Laurel Street. www.barktothepark.com. •CAMPS More...

Arts & Entertainment

Grey Gardens, “riches to rags”

Grey Gardens the Musical opened at Trustus Theatre to a crowd full of anticipation and left the crowd wanting to know more as opening night ended to a standing ovation and thunderous applause.  More...

Orwell classic Animal Farm comes to UofSC’s Drayton Hall Theatre

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present George Orwell’s timeless parable of political corruption, Animal Farm, April 14-22 at Drayton Hall Theatre.  More...

Home & Garden

“we Get to Come alive again”

Stopping to smell the flowers

Under the shade of a magnolia at McKissick Museum, Rudy Mancke, USC naturalist in residence and host of PBS radio Nature Notes, presented his seasonal observations on the anomalies observed as winter turns to spring.  More...

Star Chefs

April Fool!

Hamburger Cookies More...

Largest amount of unclaimed money ever dispersed

Treasurer Curtis Loftis and the Unclaimed Property Program returned the largest amount of money in the program’s history to one lucky South Carolinian.  The recipient, who wishes to remain anonymous, received more than $ 763,000 in unclaim More...

“Chuck Berry” plays for arthritis class

With “Johnny B. Goode” playing on the record player, Jeffrey Brown, site manager at the Parklane Adult Activity Center, surprised his arthritis exercise class with homage to Chuck Berry. More...

On Second Thought

A Critical Time for our Nation’s Museums

“I love museums!” More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

ALL About Golf

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

Commentary

Keeping up with NASCAR

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

While traveling to Tuscaloosa one sunny day decades ago, I passed a Volvo with a Tony Stewart sticker on the rear bumper. To me this meant stock car racing was becoming more than regionally acceptable.  More...

An Ounce of Preparedness

I’m just saying...

“You want me to WHAT?” My husband Marty was staring at me, eyes wide, mouth open.  I had just made a rather odd request, and it took him by surprise.  “I want you to lock me in the trunk of my car, so I can see if I can ge More...

Being a better granddad than grandchild

40–Something

I was never particularly close with my grandparents. It didn’t help that I lived three states away from them for most of my childhood, and we didn’t have Facetime or email back then...just letters and very expensive phone calls. More...

Education

Walmart Foundation awards $35,000 grant to Caughman Road Elementary

When the 2017-2018 school year begins in August, students at Caughman Road Elementary School will have a new outdoor learning center to enjoy, thanks to a grant from the Walmart Foundation. More...

Rep. Joe Wilson nominates students to U.S. military academies

Congressman Joe Wilson (SC-02) announced the names of his nominees to the United States Military Academies for the class of 2021. More...

Dreher senior wins Stamps Presidential scholarship to Georgia Tech

Dreher High School senior Vinez Lyde has accepted the prestigious Stamps Presidential Scholarship to Georgia Tech University.  The Stamps Scholarship is a “full-ride” offered to the top one percent of entering freshmen at Georgia Tec More...

Sports

Falcons take down Heathwood Hall in OT

The Ben Lippen Lady Falcons flew in for a visit to kick the soccer ball around with the Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders last Friday evening through regulation, through two 10- minute overtime periods, and 100 minutes in all. More...

Brookland-Cayce continues hot streak with win against Highlanders

For most of the season, the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats’ performance on the field has been overshadowed by what has been taking place off the field. More...

Vikings tame Bengals

Spring Valley 6, Blythewood 0 at Spring Valley March 23, 2017   More...

Travel

Hezekiah Maham

Part 3: Siege of Savannah

Early in the Revolutionary War, the British experiencing failures in the northern colonies turned their attention to the southern colonies. A British expeditionary force led by Lt. Col. Archibald Campbell, a wealthy Scot, captured Savannah in 1778. 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

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