May 12, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

SC Guard Air Ground Expo Show attracts many May 6 and 7

The South Carolina National Guards 246th Army Band kicks off the S.C. More...

The Red Truck is coming to Shandon

Some are “cat people” and some are “dog people.” What kind are you? Either way you are likely to value an affectionate pet in your life. More...

Forest Acres City Council passes first reading of 2017-18 budget

The Forest Acres City Council got a first glance at the proposed 2017-2018 budget at its regular monthly meeting May 9, and the picture is just about the same as last year’s budget.  More...

Business

Local entrepreneur designs “smart bike”

Thomas Hammond graduated from Columbia High School in 1999. He has always been an entrepreneur, starting his first business, a convenience store, when he was 21 years old. More...

Wine evangelist to speak at Lourie Center

Welcome summer in, enjoy fine wine, and do a good deed at the same time in support of the Lourie Center from 5:30- 7:30 p.m. Thursday, June 8. More...

City Snippets

Rucker releases whiskey label  Darius Rucker, the former Hootie and the Blowfish frontman turned country music superstar, has come out with his own brand of whiskey. Backstage Southern Whiskey. More...

Society

Dreher Class of ’57 celebrates 60 years

Over 60 Dreher High School Classmates and their guests from the Class of 1957 gathered April 29, 2017, at 7: 00 p. m. in the blue-and-white decorated Lakeview Room at Forest Lake Country Club to celebrate their 60th class reunion. More...

Retired Chief Justice addresses Capital Rotary

When speaking to the Capital Rotary Club, Supreme Court Justice Jean Toal’s topic was how the country selects its judges, especially those to sit on the U.S. Supreme Court. More...

Growing up in Forest Hills

Part 6: Bugger Head’s Bicycle Club

As WWII started, all industries were changed over to manufacture material for the war effort. Gone were new autos, new tires, and new bikes for Christmas and many other consumer products. More...

Events

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, with Rev. Tula Henson, rector, holds services Sundays, 10 a.m., 900 Calhoun Street. 803-765-1519 or www.SaintTimothysChurch.com. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Workshop Theatre’s Don’t Dress for Dinner opens May 12

Prepare to laugh as Workshop Theatre presents Robin Hawdon’s adaptation of Marc Camoletti’s Don’t Dress for Dinner opening May 12 at The Market Space at 701 Whaley. The hijinks abound in this outlandish and hilarious farce. More...

Home & Garden

Woodland Wildflower Trail at Jarrett’s Jungle

Stopping to smell the flowers

After crossing the threshold into Jarrett’s Jungle, customers are ensconced in a tropical paradise far from the madding crowd. Giant ferns and orchids hang from the rafters and a fiddle leaf fig tree rubs its crown atop the fiberglass ceiling. More...

Star Chefs

BLT Chicken Salad   More...

Pets

Dog parks: to go or not to go?

Columbia dog owning apartment dwellers, single dog families, urban dwellers looking for offleash play time for their dog…all are potential dog park visitors. More...

Fight for stronger laws against animal cruelty and neglect

Pawmetto Lifeline is asking the community to support their efforts to create stronger legislation in cases of animal cruelty and abuse. More...

Shealy receives Order of the Palmetto

Suzy McCormick Shealy, although bound to a wheelchair and physically unable to speak due to her battle with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s Disease), received the Order of the Palmetto Monday, May 1 from Governor Henry McMaster at the State House. More...

On Second Thought

From Columbia’s Front Porches

In 2009, Historic Columbia began an initiative called Connecting Communities through History, which aimed to do exactly what it says—to bring people together by sharing the stories from their own back yards. More...

After the Flood

Part One

The Thousand Year Flood of 2015 brought unprecedented damage to the Midlands. Dams were swept away; roads, homes, and businesses were permanently damaged. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Commentary

Airport Security

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

We were standing in line at the Fresno airport. Our tickets said the plane would board at 5:30 a.m., and we should arrive two hours early. After talking to hotel staff, we decided to throw caution to the Nino winds and sleep an extra hour. More...

I’m Just Saying... I LIVED

I’m just saying...

I’m writing this on the Sunday afternoon before my Monday morning appointment for a total knee replacement so if you’re reading it, I LIVED!  It’s been quite a month getting ready for, as I like to say, GOING UNDER THE KNIFE, b More...

On the Road

40–Something

My wife and I spent about 26 hours in the car this past weekend driving to and from Northern Indiana to help move my oldest daughter home from college for the summer.  That’s 13 hours there and 13 hours back. More...

Education

Ridge View High School HOSA students win multiple honors

Ridge View High School students racked up on medals and scholarships at the 2017 South Carolina Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) State Leadership Conference.  Eleven medals (five gold, one silver, and five bronze) and two $1,000 sch More...

Seventeen-year-old Columbia guitarist to appear on NPR’s From the Top

Joseph Tollefsen, a 17- year-old guitarist from Columbia, will appear on an upcoming episode of From the Top, the hit NPR radio program featuring America’s best young classical musicians and hosted by acclaimed pianist Christopher O’Riley More...

Local student’s poetry selected for national publication

Ashley Maddock has had her poetry entry in the National High School Poetry Contest accepted for publication. More...

Sports

Cardinals fly into final

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Cardinal Newman’s Wyatt Millard had a hat trick by halftime and added one more to lead the Cardinals to a 7-0 win over the visiting Heathwood Hall Highlanders in the SCISA 3A boys’ soccer semifinals Wednesday, May 10. More...

Pope leads Falcons to the promised land

For the eighth time in the 16-year tenure of head coach Andy Hallett, the A.C. Flora Falcons are heading to the state championship finals in high school baseball. More...

Cardinal Newman outbattles Hammond

Lady Cardinals earn third straight trip to final.

The Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals rattled off 11 shots and had three corner kicks against the visiting Hammond Lady Skyhawks in the SCISA 3A girls’ soccer semifinals Thursday, May 11 but had nothing to show for it until the end of the 32nd minute. More...

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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 Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...