July 21, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Run! Walk! Honor our heroes!

The fifth annual Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K Run & Walk is set for Friday, September 15 at 7 p.m. in Columbia’s Vista. More...

Richland Library receives nation’s highest honor

Gaining nationwide recognition for the distinctive resources, services, and programs it provides the community, Richland Library officially received the 2017 National Medal for Museum and Library Service during a ceremony at the National Archives Mus More...

Commentary

Taking Your Breath Away

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

The Commitments, Waking Ned Devine, What We Did on Our Holiday, and Billy Elliot are my favorite movies from Great Britain. More...

Canine Calisthenics

I’m just saying...

“What’s all THIS?” More...

Attack of the Horsefly

40–Something

My kids and I were playing a friendly little game of volleyball in the pool when we were brutally and savagely attacked by a horsefly.  OK, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. There was nothing friendly about our volleyball game. More...

Education

Ben Lippen School welcomes new headmaster

The new head of school at Ben Lippen is an experienced Christian school administrator.  Tony Fajardo was chosen by the Ben Lippen School Board of Directors on the recommendation of a search committee. He began his duties Saturday, July 1.  More...

School Stars

The University of South Carolina recipients of the Stamps scholar award include Luke Marazzo, son of Jane Marazzo and Joseph Marazzo Jr. of Columbia. He is a graduate of Spring Valley High School. More...

New aerospace curriculum helps South Carolina students reach for the stars

The South Carolina Department of Education has agreed to grant $500,000 to the first ten high schools that sign up for its new aerospace engineering curriculum. More...

Sports

Cavaliers under new leadership in 2017

Overview: In 2016, the Richland Northeast Cavaliers started hot and were a four-overtime, one point loss away from starting the season 5-0, but region losses to to York, Ridge View, and South Pointe dampened the season. More...

Experienced Raiders aiming for improvement

With a new coach in Sean Gilley and an inexperienced team, the 2016 season was about transition for the Keenan Raiders. During the season 12 seniors, nine juniors, and 18 sophomores saw game action.  More...

Former Highlander nominated for 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team

Blythewood native and former Heathwood Hall Highlander Gabe Brandner was one of 146 players nominated for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. Brandner gives back in many ways, including: More...

Home & Garden

Tonics from Trees

Stopping to smell the flowers

Rather than traveling to the rainforest or jungles of the world to find useful plants for what ails us, step outdoors into the medicine cabinet of trees in your backyard for curative powers. More...

Star Chefs

Blueberry Lemon Shortcake More...

Travel

Experiences worth remembering

#8 In Search of Mungo Park, Part #1

As a member of the Explorers Club, I have heard many exciting talks by famous explorers who crossed oceans, walked to the poles, struggled through jungles, and discovered ancient civilizations. More...

Explorer has B-25 déjà vu

Robert Smith did not set out to be a historian of a famed B-25 bomber. He was just working on an Explorer’s Badge.  His long acquaintanceship with the aircraft that ditched into Lake Greenwood on D-Day has pressed him into service. More...

For the love of the game

For Megan and Charles Assey, sports aren’t just fun and games; they’re a way of life.  “It is a circus,” Megan Assey said. “We have a very unique situation, and we knew that when we met.”  More...

On Second Thought

Preservation Columbia

As the name implies, Historic Columbia is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to promoting the history of our fair city, but people are often surprised to learn the variety of ways in which the staff, supporters, and volunteers of Historic Co More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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ASK US AT THE STAR

I read on Facebook about good Samaritans assisting comedian Will Ferrell on I-95 near Florence, S.C. Is that true?

With all the scams and so-called fake news these days, it pays to be skeptical. The Will Ferrell story is no more accurate than the conspicuously large fake coupons offered on social media from grocery and big box home improvement stores. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Miracle Field opens at Owens Field Park

City and County Officials, neighborhood leaders, and University of South Carolina athletic director Ray Tanner were all at Owens Field Park Saturday, July 15 for the grand opening of the miracle field at Owens Field Park.  More...

Coble, Bruce honored during Columbia City Council meeting

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, July 18.  Karen Coltrane, CEO of Edventure, announced the opening of a new aviation exhibit, FLIGHT, that happened this past Saturday, July 15. More...

Business

City Snippets

Hobby Lobby opening Lexington store Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is opening a new 55,000- square-foot store at Sunset and Palmetto Park boulevards in mid-September. More...

Riverbanks partners with SCDNR in support of species conservation

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is working with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources ( SCDNR) to help safeguard the endangered gopher tortoise.  More...

Folks About Town

Palmetto Health has been awarded the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) NOVA Award for improving community health. More...

Society

Wonder Woman: the Amazon Princess returns

With the summer blockbuster Wonder Woman continuing to smash domestic and overseas box office records, Hollywood may be rethinking its long-held view that female-led superhero movies are destined to flop.  More...

Program for veterans with long–term PTSD succeeds

It may seem like a long-shot to think that creating characters, poetry, and narrative writing would heal persistent PTSD, but Recon Mission, an innovative program for Viet Nam War era veterans, succeeded. More...

Women in leadership roles can change the workplace

As women have taken on greater leadership roles in the business world, it’s paid off for both them and business. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Dick Goodwin Big Band holds fundraiser for Lourie Center

The Carolina Jazz Society will present The Dick Goodwin Big Band in a mid-summer musical treat to benefit the Lourie Center. More...

R&B singer Keith Sweat to entertain at 2017 S.C. State Fair

The quadruple platinum artist who produced five straight No. More...

Joy and motion with words and music

Colla Voce presents J.A.C. Redford’s Homing

Choral music lovers have a rare opportunity to hear Homing, J.A.C. Redford’s newest oratorio. Under the direction of Dr. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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