September 1, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Relief efforts for victims of Hurrican Harvey

Looking at the pictures and videos coming out of Southeast Texas this week, we know what these families and communities feel because we’ve been through it. We want the people of Southeast Texas to know they aren’t alone. More...

Mast Store donates to PCF

The Palmetto Trail, a project of the Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF), begins in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains at Wahalla and stretches across the state of South Carolina to the Low Country near Charleston. More...

CCN hears reports from council member, senior loan officer, and policy and communications advisor

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, August 24. Columbia City Councilman Howard Duvall addressed the suspension of fellow councilmember Moe Baddourah. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia resident takes eclipse photos on the centerline

The total solar eclipse on Monday, August 21, 2017, was impressive. Traveling to neighboring Calhoun County and setting photo equipment up in Luther and Doraine Wannamaker’s 800-acre crop production field off Highway 601 on the edge of St. More...

Local Red Cross volunteers and staff continue helping Texas with relief efforts

As Tropical Storm Harvey continues catastrophic damage, the American Red Cross has mounted a massive relief effort ahead of the most deadly and devastating hurricane forecast to strike the United States in over a decade.  More...

Secretary of State advises consumers to look out for fake charities

In response to the devastation of Hurricane Harvey in Texas, many South Carolinians are searching for ways to help victims. Secretary of State Mark Hammond advises consumer s to be on the lookout for fake charities in the coming weeks. More...

Education

Three Richland Two schools in first cohort of Nationally Certified Magnet Schools

Three schools in Richland School District Two have met the criteria to become Nationally Certified Magnet Schools. More...

Richland One offers Golden Passes to senior citizens

Senior citizens, Richland One has a great deal: Lunch for under $4 and free admission to district football games and other athletics events. More...

Events

Events

•APPRECIATION Life Care Center of Columbia will host its annual First Responders Appreciation Breakfast Friday, September 8, 8:30 a.m.–10:30 a.m., 2514 Faraway Drive. 803-865-1999 or lcca.com. •ART More...

Arts & Entertainment

Why I love jazz

On Sunday, September 10, 2017, the Carolina Jazz Society will begin its 59th concert season of jazz and Dixieland entertainment by Dick Goodwin and a distinguished ensemble of jazz musician regulars, plus intermittent appearances of renowned guest ar More...

Positive Curves fashion show to be held at the Comedy House

No More Hiding Your Curves Movement will hold a fashion show, Positive Curves, September 9, 1–3 p.m., at the Comedy House, 2768 Decker Boulevard.  The fashion show case will include a dance performance by the Augusta Dancing Dolls (ADD) an More...

Travel

Lancing, the Noble Sport, Part 2 Pineville

A 1936 edition of the Charleston (S. C.) Weekly News featured a reprint of W. M.  More...

Balloon designers travel to Ballooniversity

Local certified balloon de cor designers, Bryant and Sheila Fluker, owners of Balloon King and Queen on Two Notch Road, participated in a world-wide event called Ballooniversity where they spent four full days working with over 200 artists to create More...

Granby DAR lays wreath at historic site

The Granby Daughters of the American Revolution laid a wreath at Musgrove Mill August 19. The event being celebrated took place 238 years to the day of the Patriot victory at Musgrove Mill, Cinton, S.C., which occurred August 19, 1780.  More...

Celebrity chef visits Brockman Elementary

How’s this for an idea for a PBS cooking show: Vivian Howard, the daughter of North Carolina farmers, moves to New York, becomes a celebrated chef, then gives up the fast-paced city life and opens a restaurant in the small town of Kinston, Nort More...

On Second Thought

Historic Columbia kicks off its Homeschool Friday program

Homeschool Friday returns, and Historic Columbia invites homeschool students to participate on the first Friday of each month between September and May. Each month’s program is from 10-11:30 a.m. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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S.C. United Methodist bishop: “Let’s show Texans they are not alone”

Bishop L. More...

Commentary

Around and Around

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

Everyone planning to visit Ireland or Scotland seems concerned about driving on the wrong side of the road. I found the change to be relatively easy. One just has to follow the traffic flow like everywhere else.  More...

Healing Water, Happy Poodle

I’m just saying...

“Honey, don’t drink that water…that’s Whitman’s.”  “Well heaven forbid I drink Whitman’s water!” my husband Marty grumbled as he closed the fridge door.  More...

Plato, Aristotle...and my mom?

40–Something

My mom is becoming quite the philosopher; although, her quips of wisdom are closer to Yogi Berra’s style than Aristotle’s.  More...

Business

Comunicar celebrates 15 years of interpreting

Serving the medical and legal communities across South Carolina since 2002

“In the 15 years we’ve been in business, Comunicar has provided over one million minutes of interpretation a year,” said Britt Hunt, president and co-owner of the company. More...

Key stats: total eclipse weekend

Events • 120 plus eclipse events were hosted across the Columbia, S.C. region August 18-21, 2017. • Total estimated capacity for all 120 plus events = room for 180,000 attendees. • 25 of these could accommodate 3,000 to 10,000 guests. More...

City Snippets

Duke nixes Lee Nuclear Station Duke Energy is asking the North Carolina Utilities Commission to approve cancellation of plans for the Lee Nuclear Station near Gaffney. More...

Sports

Cavaliers beat B-C in three tough games

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Logan McMullin led the visiting Cavaliers with 12 kills, five blocks, and an ace in Richland Northeast’s 3-0 (25-22, 28-26, 25-17) win over the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats August 31. More...

Bearcats claw Eagles

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Rasheed Taylor ran for three touchdowns, Joe Pradubsri ran for two more, and quarterback Reed Charpia threw for one as the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats rolled up 483 yards in total offense in a 42-21 win over the Airport Eagles Friday night, August 25 at More...

Cavaliers sweep Hammond

The Richland Northeast Cavaliers, coming off a region championship and a deep run in the state playoffs last year, evened their slate in the 2017-18 campaign to 2-2 by defeating the Hammond Skyhawks (0-3) 3-0, (25-15, 25- 17, 25-15) in volleyball Tue More...

Home & Garden

Showers of Sweet Scented Flowers

Stopping to smell the flowers

One vine which stages a spectacular show from late August until October is sweet autumn clematis, Clematis terniflora, a vigorous semievergreen or deciduous perennial vine captures attention by producing billowy showers of fragrant 1” wide whit More...

Star Chefs

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Public Notices - Free Access

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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...