August 25, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Eclipse Memories

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

I remember it distinctly; February 26, 1979, a Monday. I was standing in the pool area at Woodlawn Manor Apartments. The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore by the Walker Brothers was playing in the background. More...

Eclipsing the Heart

I’m just saying...

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the past month or so, everyone knows we just had a total eclipse Monday and South Carolina and especially Columbia and Charleston were two of the best viewing spots. More...

It was supposed to be easier

40–Something

It was supposed to be easier this time. It wasn’t. More...

Education

Richland One announces new programs, unveils new logo

Richland One kicks off the start of the new school year with exciting new programs and the unveiling of a more modern, contemporary district logo symbolizing its commitment to quality teaching, learning, and student achievement. More...

Columbia eclipsed

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The Discount Reader

School is no longer coming; it is here. Which means college students are purchasing their books and high schoolers their required reading for the year. More...

Sports

Falcons fall short in coach’s debut

Four rushing touchdowns by Josh Heatly and two by Keshawn Brown were not enough as A.C. Flora fell to Woodruff 53-45 Friday, August 21 in Collin Drafts debut as the Falcons’ head coach. More...

Christians prey on Falcons

Ben Lippen (0-1) hosted University Christian (1-0) from Jacksonville, Florida in the season opener for both squads Friday, August 18. More...

High School Football

Week 0 Stats
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Home & Garden

‘Little Gem’ really is

Stopping to smell the flowers

Southern magnolias, Magnolia grandiflora, are massive native trees suited for plantation, farm, or public garden properties. Most home gardens are too small to plant the celebrated species. Homeowners desire more compact splendor. More...

Star Chefs

Spinach Enchiladas   More...

Pets

Columbia announces 104 pet adoptions during Clear the Shelters

Columbia Animal Services would like to send a heartfelt thank you to the community for the community’s support of the Clear the Shelter Adoption event Saturday, August 19, 2017.  “We knew it would be a busy day, but we were still ama More...

Lower Richland graduate promoted to CIO of the Army

Columbia native, Lower Richland High School and South Carolina State University graduate, Bruce T. Crawford, was promoted to Lieutenant General on August 17 in Washington, D.C. Crawford was confirmed by the U.S. More...

On Second Thought

Remembering Columbia’s Hampton-Preston Mansion and Gardens

For those of you who own a copy of Remembering Columbia [Arcadia Publishing, 2015], turn to pages 18 and 110, where you will find two impressions of one of the capital city’s oldest remaining buildings. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

High School activities bring communities together

Tailgates. Pep rallies. Friday night lights. The new school year is here! And that’s exciting news for student-athletes and high school sports fans alike.  More...

Business

Visitors have huge economic impact

NASA estimated that S.C. could see an influx of up to one million visitors or more to witness the eclipse. This number could increase up to two million per recent projections. More...

Locally owned restaurant opens August 19

The grill is hot, the produce is fresh. The wait is over. The grand opening for Urban Cookhouse on Devine Street was Saturday, August 19. More...

City Snippets

USC spending 460 million on housing The University of South Carolina and a private developer plan to tear down four 1970s- era dorms—including Bates House and Bates West— and replace them with buildings up to six stories tall. More...

Society

Cemetery mystery results in family reunion

When opened his front door to two strangers, their introductions and explanations cleared up a two decade mystery about his Blythewood property.  Burnside began suspecting his property was the site of a slave cemetery soon after he took title to More...

Trenholm Park Seniors hold Solar Eclipse Party

Trenholm Park Seniors enjoyed iced coffee, Moon Pies, and ice cream sundaes at their Solar Eclipse Party. More...

Wake Up! thrills audience at Brookdale Senior Living

On August 15, the residents of Brookdale Senior Living were treated to opening night of the recent release of their movie Wake Up!. The residents’ film was entered into a nationally sponsored Film Festival Competition. More...

Events

Events

•ART The City of Columbia Art Center, Parks and Recreation Department is currently looking for artists who wish to participate in “Art Along the Trail” Saturday October 14. More...

MTC offers educational and job search resources to former V.C. Summer employees

Midlands Technical College (MTC) is hosting two community educational resource fairs for former employees at the V.C. More...

Travel

Pineville, a frontier village

Part 3: Famous Academy Students

Pineville Academy students included: • William Cain (1792-1878) Member of the 30th S. C. General Assembly, 1832- 1833, from St. John’s, Berkeley Parish in the Charleston District; signed S.C. Ordinance of Secession, S.C. More...

Winederlust

Back to (Wine) School: Research a Unique Varietal

Getting many wine drinkers to leave their comfort zone can be just as challenging as getting kids up for their first day back at school. We know what wines we like and don’t want to risk the money—or calories—on the unknown. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED MOBILE  More...

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...