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Richland County Council Animal Ordinance passes third reading

During the administrator’s report at the May 2 Richland County Council meeting, Greg Seales introduced a spokesperson for the latest graduating class of Richland 101, the highly successful program designed to offer the county’s citizens a More...

Columbia Animal Services has new safety net program: managed intake

A 2015 study done by the ASPCA showed that 30 to 40 percent of owners surrendering their pets to shelters did not want to do so; they just needed temporary help.  More...

City celebrates National Bike Month

The City of Columbia celebrates Bike Month each May with a series of events which promote the joy of cycling. Since 1956, May has been recognized as National Bike Month. More...

Commentary

Fighting over celebrities

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

We were enjoying our weekly Wednesday evening together. Several couples get together to talk, eat, and discuss things most of us agree on. The cast has changed over the years, but the concept remains the same. More...

Physical therapy gone wild

I’m just saying...

Next week, I will be going into the hospital for a TKR which is “doctor talk” for a total knee replacement. More...

Running for a dream

40–Something

I enjoy running most when I’m not actually thinking about what I’m putting my body through. More...

Education

Cardinal Newman School announces scholarship awards

The 2017 Spirit of Cardinal Newman Awards were awarded to Skyler Allen, Lillian Blalock, Addie Carroll, and Abi Wilkinson. More...

Cardinal Newman sophomore named finalist in statewide poetry competition

Cardinal Newman High School sophomore Chloe Tomblin has been named a finalist in the Sidney Lanier Poetry Competition. More...

Airport High School student government receives national student council award

For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that serve to improve the school and community, Airport High School’s student government has been awarded a 2017 National Gold Council of Excellence Award by the National Associati More...

Sports

Falcons clinch trip to semifinals with win over Augusta Christian

Robert Satcher went 2-for-3 with a home run collecting three RBIs and a run scored to lead the Ben Lippen Falcons to a 7-1 victory over the visiting Augusta Christian Lions Wednesday, May 3. More...

Wilson Hall forces a Game 3 against Hammond

The visiting Wilson Hall Barons got a run in the top of the seventh to break a 3-3 tie, and then they held on to win 4-3 Wednesday, May 3 forcing a deciding Game 3 against the Hammond Skyhawks in the first round of the SCISA 3A baseball playoffs. More...

Dreher tames Cougars

The Dreher Lady Blue Devils scored two goals in the first six minutes en route to a 6-1 dismantling of the visiting Colleton County Lady Cougars in the second round of the Class 4A girls’ soccer playoffs Wednesday, May 3. More...

Home & Garden

Pastries and Flowers

Stopping to smell the flowers

The Pastry Place on Ft. Jackson Boulevard has been planting flowers on cakes for 35 years. More...

Star Chefs

Stuffed Strawberries   More...

Mona Lisa missing

Missing or Stolen: Artist Blue Sky’s painting Homage to the Mona Lisa has gone missing during the upheaval of the sudden closing of Harper’s Restaurant in Five Points April 19.  More...

Forest Lake Elementary earns AdvancED STEM Certification

Forest Lake Elementary School has been named one of approximately 71 schools nationwide to earn AdvancED STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) Certification.  This certification is a mark of STEM distinction and excellence on More...

On Second Thought

Historic Columbia celebrates National Preservation Month

May is National Preservation Month. It is a time when we can come together as a diverse community to celebrate the places and stories that matter to us. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County tCovenant Road: Police were called to a discount store at 3:30 p.m. Wednesday after the clerk phoned to report a man harassing her. More...

In support of Heise

I remember my father, an educator of 45 years and superintendent for 20, telling a story of rising through the ranks of public education. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia Council of Neighborhoods honors Columbia residents

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods hosted its 10th annual CCN Awards Banquet and Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Thursday, April 27 at Seawell’s. More...

Business

Columbia native returns to open Tallulah

Someone once said, check out the bathroom in a restaurant; whatever the condition, the kitchen will be the same. More...

City Snippets

Cayce getting outlet mall Commercial real estate developer EB Development has listed a new 300,000-square-foot outlet mall project near SCANA’s Cayce headquarters off Interstate 77. More...

Attorneys Honored

McNair Law Firm, P.A. South Carolina Super Lawyers 2017 include Jeffrey T. Allen, M. Elizabeth Crum, Celeste T. Jones, Judith L. McInnis, Richard J. Morgan, Benjamin E. Nicholson V, Robin C. Stanton, Jane W. Trinkley, and Michael H. Weaver. More...

Society

President of Benedict College retires after 23 years of service

Benedict College hosted the 27th Anniversary of Charter Day Awards Dinner Saturday, April 22. The evening was a retirement celebration for Dr. David H. Swinton.  More...

Dr. H. Willard Davis

Dr. H. Willard Davis passed peacefully at age 101 April 26, 2017. His life was one of great love, accomplishment, and fulfillment. He survived Mary, his loving wife of 65 years. He was born of the late Eugene M. More...

Lucy Hampton Bostick Award nominations needed

Do you know someone who has made a difference in the literary world? The Richland Library Friends want to hear from you. Members are accepting nominations for the 2017 Lucy Hampton Bost ick Award. More...

Events

Teen Challenge opens men’s home

Teen Challenge is a Christ-centered, faith-based, solutions for youth, adults, and families struggling with life controlling problems, such as addiction. More...

Lexington Medical Center funds Harvest Hope diabetes food box initiative

Lexington Medical Center is providing a $10,000 grant to Harvest Hope Food Bank, with the goal of establishing three diabetic-friendly pantries in Lexington County. 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. •ART More...

Travel

Turkey, Land of Mystery

Part 3: A Little History

Alexander the Great conquered the Mediterraean nations in 334 BC. Following Alexander's death in 323 BC, what is now Turkey became part of the Roman Republic. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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...

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