April 14, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

Government / Neighborhood

Volunteers needed to help mark storm drains

The City of Columbia and Richland County are seeking community volunteers to help mark storm drains in April as a part of the “My River Starts Here” campaign. More...

Walk Bike

USC Student Health Services, Sustainable Carolina, University Facilities and the City of Columbia will host a Walk/Bike City and Campus Celebration Monday, April 17, to promote physically active and sustainable transportation. More...

Congaree National Park to conduct controlled burns

Congaree National Park plans to complete a controlled burn on approximately 680 acres of park woodlands during the month of April or early May. More...

Education

Columbia resident appears on ABC’s ultimate toy competition series

A Columbia resident appeared on the series premier of ABC’s ultimate toy-competition series, The Toy Box. More...

School Stars

Changxuan Yao, known by her friends at Dreher High School as Amy, scored a 96, placing her among the top 5 percent in the nation on the American Math Contest (AMC 12) for juniors and seniors, even though Amy is still in her sophomore year. More...

Society

Charles Homer Burroughs Jr.

A memorial service for Charles Homer Burroughs Jr., 75, was held at 11:00 a. m. Wednesday, April 12, 2017, at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church. The family received friends following the service at the church. More...

Columbia Chapter and Henry Middleton Chapter NSDAR hear the history of Mourning and Hair Jewelry

On Friday, April 7, 2017, the Columbia Chapter, NSDAR (DAR), held its regularly scheduled meeting. The topic was Mourning and Hair Jewelry presented by guest speaker Carolyn Miller. More...

Walk a Mile in Their Shoes raises $67,742

Members of the community’s hard work, passion, and commitment helped to raise a grand total of $67,742 at Walk A Mile In Their Shoes Thursday, April 6. More...

Events

Columbia Parks and Recreation Department offers free gardening workshop series

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Clemson Cooperative Extension to host a series of gardening workshops designed to give participants the tools needed to start and maintain a healthy garden. More...

Events

•ANIMALS CSA-LAW will host its first annual 4 Legged 4K event May 6, 8–10 a.m., 2801 Devine Street. The event will spotlight and raise money for Homeward Bound Pet Rescue. www.4legged4k.com. •CHURCH/CHARITY More...

Home & Garden

A Fantastic Fungus Expedition: People Powered Research

Stopping to smell the flowers

Museums rely on volunteers and citizen scientists to conduct a multitude of tasks, from leading tours to cataloging and researching curated collections. The A.C. More...

Star Chefs

Brunch Casseroles

Strawberry Cream Cheese French Toast   More...

Travel

Hezekiah Maham

Conclusion: Maham’s Tower

Hezekiah Maham (1739-1789), a native of St. Stephen’s parish, a member of the first Provincial congress of S.C., served in the Revolutionary War as a captain under Colonel Isaac Huger during the siege of Savannah. More...

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Public Notices

Notice of uNclaimed vehicle The following vehicles or other property, subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned or derelict pursuant to Section 56-5-5810 et seq., 56-5-5635, 6-1-150 and 29-15-10 SC Law as Amended, a 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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

Historic crib needs your help

Thanks to funding received by the Richland County Conservation Commission, Camp Discovery is pleased to announce that restoration work on a 150+ year old barn located on the property will begin in late April. More...

“My Daddy’s Home!”

Catawba Trail Elementary School second grader Zoey Thompson has not seen her father in more than a year. A surprise reunion Friday, April 7 during the school’s field day changed that. U.S. More...

On Second Thought

Major rehabilitation at the Hampton-Preston Gardens

In 2006, Historic Columbia embraced an exciting vision for the Robert Mills Historic District through its Cultural Landscape Master Plan. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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ALL About Golf

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

Business

Forty eight years of being “down in the mouth” comes to a close

Dr. George Fann, a dentist in the West Columbia area, retired April 10 after 48 years of dentistry. Fann, a Clemson graduate, received his D.M.D. from the University of Louisville, Kentucky in 1969. More...

Social work chief at Dorn has witnessed growth in field and care to veterans

Leading by example and treating others in the manner you would want to be treated are just two fundamentals followed by Sherree Colvin, chief, Social Work Service at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center.  Between Dorn and seven Comm More...

City Snippets

Survey identifies health issues A new survey of residents in Lexington, Richland, and Sumter counties by Palmetto Health finds the top three health issues and priority areas for intervention include access to care, overweight/ obesity, and high blood More...

Sports

Flora soars at state strength meet

A. C. Flora sent 15 athletes to the recent 2017 State Speed and Strength Meet at White Knoll High School and brought home seven medals, tying two other schools for having the most medalists recognized in the meet.  More...

Cardinals blank Bengals

Cardinal Newman 6, Blythewood 0 at Cardinal Newman April 6, 2017   More...

Falcon becoming a Terrier

Ben Lippen’s Garrison Moore signs his National Letter of Intent to play football at Wofford College next season. Moore won a SCISA 3A state title with the Falcons last fall. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Opera at USC presents two comedic one-act operas April 15 and 16

The Lanny and Sidney Palmer One Act Series will present a delightful weekend of comedic operas at the USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street. More...

Babcock Center and Town Theatre partner to raise funds for people with disabilties

On May 4 at 7: 30 p.m., Babcock Center will partner with Town Theatre to bring the dress rehearsal of Catch Me if You Can. Tickets are $15. This is a great way to get a sneak peak of the show before it opens to the public. More...

Organ to thunder in majestic finale

As pointed out— correctly—by many, the Koger Center for the Arts does not have an organ. But it will Saturday, April 22 for Certified Organic, the South Carolina Philharmonic’s majestic, 7:30 p.m. season finale. More...

Pets

In defense of responsible breeders

First let me say I completely support rescue and breed rescue groups. In fact, I co-founded South Carolina Sheltie Rescue in the late 1990s and currently volunteer for two local rescue groups. More...