March 2, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Willie and Fristella Cornelius honored for their outstanding service to the community

A House Resolution sponsored by Rep. Finlay was introduced in the House January 16, 2018. More...

Columbians challenged to lose 25,000 pounds

Columbia, we are excited to embark on a three-month health and wellness journey that will not only change the width of our waistbands but will also change our lives. More...

Commentary

Questioning the Good Old Days

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

I turned into Terry’s neighborhood and drove through a tree lined lane. Bradford pear trees in full bloom lined both sides of the road. They appeared covered in wispy snow. More...

Pedicures are not for ponies

I’m just saying...

Last week, I wrote about a horseback riding class I took years ago while I was living in California. More...

Who taught them to be independent?

40–Something

I just got off the phone with my oldest daughter who gleefully informed me she had gotten an internship in Washington, D.C., for the summer.  More...

Business

City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities launches the Commercial Retention and Redevelopment Program

City of Columbia’s, Office of Business Opportunities (OBO), launched the Commercial Retention and Redevelopment Program (CRR) Monday, February 26, 2018, at Columbia Water, 4011 West Beltline Boulevard. More...

City Snippets

Trampoline park opening on Garners Ferry More...

Folks About Town

John W. Owen J r. “ Sion,” owner of Foot Solutions Columbia, 7001 St Andrews Road, has announced the addition of Brenda Bradley to its customer service staff. More...

Sports

Skyhawks are State Champs!

You don’t see many Hammond folks wearing green because it’s one of the colors worn by their heated rival, the Heathwood Hall Highlanders, but the Lady Skyhawks’ head coach, Roshan Myers, was sporting a pair of bright green shoes whe More...

Highlanders hire new football coach

Danny Lewis returns to Heathwood Hall to coach the football team after serving as the strength and conditioning coach and assistant varsity football coach from 1996- 1998.   More...

Skyhawks fight through Hurricanes

Hammond’s Trinity Johnson scored 16 points in the second half en route to a game-high 22 points, and Ahlea Myers added 16 points to lead the Lady Skyhawks to a 52-44 win over the First Baptist Lady Hurricanes in the semifinals of the SCISA 3A p More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS PAALS will host its annual Un-Gala, Jurassic Bark March 3, 7 p.m., S.C. State Museum. www.paals.org/ungala. More...

Home & Garden

Real Estate Agents for Eastern Bluebirds

Stopping to smell the flowers

Humans aren’t the only animals enlisting real estate agents to find the perfect home to raise their young. More...

Star Chefs

Asian Lettuce Wraps   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  ASSUMED NAME Office of the Minnesota  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...

Columbia couple works to wipe out malaria

Columbia residents Trey and Cindy Powell are working to wipe out malaria— one net at a time. More...

On Second Thought

Spring has sprung at Historic Columbia

Wake up and smell the dogwoods, Columbia, because it’s March, and spring has officially sprung (after a few weeks of making up its mind, of course.) While that thick layer of pollen on your car might mean sneezing and swatting at bumble bees, f More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Southern Pipeline Operations for Dominion Energy, on false emails

In last few days we have become aware of people sending false emails to South Carolina legislators regarding the ongoing energy policy debate and our proposed merger with SCE&G and SCANA. Just like you, we are deeply troubled by them.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

CCN addresses Richland Renaissance and bar closings

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods tackled two big issues at its monthly meeting Thursday, February 22.  The first was the Richland Renaissance project. Richland County administrator Gerald Seals explained the details of the project.  More...

Mark Rapp named Jazz Ambassador

On Thursday, February 8, during the morning legislative session, House Representatives Kirkman Finlay and Beth Bernstein presented jazz trumpeter Mark Rapp with the framed resolution naming him jazz ambassador of Columbia and the State of South Carol More...

Leeza’s Care Connection reopens

Leeza Gibbons toasts the reopening of Leeza’s Care Connection, a free resource for caregivers, that reopened February 19. A tree fell on the building last May during a severe thunderstorm. More...

Education

Dent Middle School wins eighth annual Quiz Whiz Academic Tournament

Did you know South Korea is the East Asian country now governed by Moon Jae-in? More...

Richland 2 Black Parents Association calls upon board and administration at Richland School District 2 to immediately place school resource officers in every school

The recent tragedy that has unfolded in Florida is yet another reminder of how vulnerable our schools, students, and teachers are when it comes to school violence.  More...

Lower Richland High School STEAMs ahead bringing Harlem Renaissance to life for Black History Month

The jazz of Duke Ellington, the words of Langston Hughes, and the moves of Josephine Baker took over the auditorium and hallways of Lower Richland High School Thursday, February 8 for a “Stroll through the Harlem Renaissance,” the grand f More...

Society

Afternoon Music Club and Eau Claire Music Club present Scholarhip Winners Recital

On Sunday, February 25, 2018, 13 scholarship winners presented an afternoon of music to an audience of approximately 80 in the R. Wright Spears Music/Arts Center at Columbia College. More...

MTC celebrates the birthday of the Harbison Institute

To commemorate Black History Month and Harbison History Day, Midlands Technical College (MTC) celebrated a significant birthday on its Harbison Campus, the site of the historic Harbison Institute.  More...

Capital Rotary Club members volunteer at Harvest Hope

Capital Rotary members put in a solid hour of community service February 21 when they volunteered at Harvest Hope Food Bank’s Shop Road headquarters in Columbia. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Explore local art, meet local artists during Columbia Open Studios, April 7–8

70 artists participating in event presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art

The eighth annual Columbia Open Studios—a free, self-guided driving tour of artist studios presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA)—presents 70 local artists. This year’s event is Saturday, April 7 (10 a.m. More...

Richland School District One K–12 Art Show

Tapp’s Arts Center has announced the return of the Richland School District 1 K-12 Art Show for Youth Art Month at Tapp’s. More...

Travel

Arbeit Macht Frei

(Part Two)

June 1991. The sun was shining. Flowers were blooming. Birds were singing. But the air was screaming with the horror of four million people walking to their death in the gas chambers of Auschwitz. More...