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News

Atlantic Institute of Columbia presents “Feeding the Brain with Books”

When Rodney King asked “Can we just get along?” his vision might have been the work done by the Atlantic Institute of Columbia. More...

Two honored for Rotary Foundation giving

Capital Rotary president Blake DuBose (r) congratulates club members Katherine Anderson and Paul Gillam for their latest donations to The Rotary Foundation, the international service club’s cha More...

Commentary

Battle of the Network Stars

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

Anyone interested in seeing how much our attitudes have changed in recent years need only tune their television to ESPN Classic at the appropriate time. More...

Sweet Surrenders

I’m just saying...

NOTE TO READERS: In last week’s column I said that Marty had thrown out all of my doggie gymnastic purchases. Turns out he didn’t. He insists I let everyone know they are safely resting in our storage shed. More...

Not all God’s creatures are beautiful

40–Something

A visiting priest at my church recently gave a stirring homily about the beauty of all God’s creation and our unwillingness or inability to see it that way sometimes. More...

Education

Middle schoolers trace their roots at USC Genetics Summer Camp

Students from Heyward Gibbes and St. Andrews middle schools traced their families’ roots during a two-week USC Genetics and Genealogy Science Camp, one of many exciting programs offered in Richland One’s Summer SOAR program.  More...

Escape to Madagascar with Chapin Theater Company

Chapin Theatre Company offers the perfect summer escape for the entire family with Dreamworks’ Madagascar, running July 28–30 and August 3–6 at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College. More...

School Stars

Kristofer L. Crabtree, a 2017 graduate of Dreher High School, is among the 29 South Carolina students who have been named as winners of the highly prestigious National Merit Scholarships financed by colleges and universities. More...

Events

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Columbia’s 100+ Eclipse events

Hundreds of thousands of visitors are expected to enjoy more than 100 eclipse-related events in the Columbia— “Total Eclipse Capital of the East Coast”—across the long weekend of August 18-21, 2017, when viewers will see the l More...

Travel

Winederlust

Peru: Land of Wonders... Wine and Pisco, too!

Yes, Peru has Machu Picchu—mystical Incan ruins once “hidden” in the Andes and designated one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. More...

Experiences worth remembering

#8 In Search of Mungo Park Part #2 White Cap Wisdom

In 1983 while travelling through West Africa, I came upon Mungo Park quite accidentally. More...

From Pilot to Screenwriter

Millie West has published two mystery/ romance novels since her retirement as a pilot and real estate agent in 2008. West says she always wanted to write, but her career and family commitments occupied her time until she decided to retire. More...

Employees protect veterans from behind the scenes

Shhhhh….. there is an unseen force that exists on every shift for the protection of many at the William Jennings Bryan Dorn VA Medical Center in Columbia, S.C. More...

On Second Thought

In Defense of Mid-Century Modern

At the corner of Pickens and Gervais streets in downtown Columbia, there stands a Queen Anne mansion. The home is uniquely Victorian with a high turret and cedar shingled roofline. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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ASK US AT THE STAR

Why are we getting more telephone nuisance calls?

Indeed, even with a federal “do not call” registry, people certainly are being disturbed more frequently by robocalls, those annoying recorded messages offering a free vacation or some such nonsense. More...

Business

Columbia Empowerment Zone welcomes Finklin Pharmacy to North Main Plaza

On Monday, July 24, 2017, the (CEZ, Inc.) Columbia Empowerment Zone, Inc., welcomed Finklin Pharmacy to the North Main Plaza. CEZ, Inc. held a ribbon cutting ceremony from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. More...

Senior dogs at Pawmetto Lifeline getting grant for their golden years

Senior pups have something to wag about this summer, as the national nonprofit The Grey Muzzle Organization announces the recipients of its annual grants for animal welfare organizations providing programs for at-risk senior dogs— and Pawmetto More...

City Snippets

Columbia among the fattest cities

Columbia is ranked 11th among the fattest cities in the United States, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. More...

Society

A whole lot of toe tap’n goin’ on

Bobby Craft, a guest soloist, got the audience laughing, clapping, and tapping their feet at Dick Goodwin Big Band’s special summer Carolina Jazz Society Concert Sunday, July 23 at the Lourie C More...

Necessity is the mother of a successful business

Martha Murphy is a woman of many talents. Need someone to care for your dogs? Prepare your house for a move? Set up garage sales? Unpack your treasured belongings in your new home? Declutter your closet? Polish your silver? More...

Columbia Sailor serves in Pacific aboard USS Makin Island

Aviation Boatswain’s Mate (Handling) 3rd Class Alston Adams, from Columbia, S.C., signals for an AH- 1Z Cobra, assigned to the “Gunfighters” of Marine Light Attack Helicopter Squadr More...

Sports

Falcons will have a new look in 2017

Overview: The 2016 season got off to a rough start for A.C. Flora, as two of the Falcons’ first four losses were by four points or less. A 4-1 finish to the regular season gave A.C. Flora a 5-5 record and a first round playoff game. More...

Cardinal Newman welcomes new girls’ tennis coach

Trent Gillespie will join the Cardinal Newman coaching staff as the girls’ tennis coach. More...

Home & Garden

On the Trail with Lewis and Clark—Part 1

Stopping to smell the flowers

Replication gardens make history come off the page and into our everyday lives. More...

Star Chefs

Wild Blueberry Salsa   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE  More...

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NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

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