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Student promotes Taking Arts Global

Madelyn LaPrade is an undergraduate at the University of South Carolina from Charlottesville, Virginia, who hoped to launch her Taking Arts Global project in Africa this year. More...

News

St. Patrick Day’s “Pawty” celebrates lucky pets who have found forever homes

Columbiana Mall and Pawmetto Lifeline teamed up for the first time to celebrate the lucky pets of the Midlands who have been rescued from municipal shelters and are now waiting for their for- ever homes. Good Luck Pups, Pawmetto Lifeline’s St. More...

Correction

The founding members of the Lower Richland Heritage and Genealogy Society are (l-r) Marie B. More...

Commentary

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Advice for My 20-Something Self

I’m just saying...

The other night, after finding a gray hair in my eyebrow, I was lamenting to my husband Marty about the aging process. He wasn’t at all supportive of my plaintive diatribe. “I’m getting sooo old, Marty,” I wailed. More...

Telethon for Appalachia

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

The African country of Chad has a convoluted history, like much of that continent. Imperialism by Europeans and Americans stirred the pot and kept things unsettled for centuries. Still does. More...

Education

Cardinal “Carnival” Newman School raises over $54,000 for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital

Hundreds of Cardinal Newman students danced for “The Greatest Cause on Earth” and raised $54,559.36 for Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, our local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, during an eighthour dance marathon. More...

School Stars

Marilyn Guy and William Elli, Westwood High School juniors, were winners at the National History Day in South Carolina Midlands Region competition, held at the downtown branch of the Richland Library March 16. More...

Girl Scouts serve as legislative pages at the Statehouse

Six Girl Scouts from across the state, grades nine–12, were selected to serve as legislative pages for three days from March 10–12. Girl Scout Week always coincides with the anniversary of the founding of Girl Scouts on March 12, 1912. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Gore Salon in Irmo will hold its Seventh Annual “Primping for PAALS” fundraiser Sunday, April 12, 1–5 p.m., to benefit the service dog training organization, PAALS (Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services). More...

Arts & Entertainment

USC Dance brings top NYC ballet dancers to Columbia for 10th Annual Gala Performance

The University of South Carolina dance program will host seven principal dancers from the New York City Ballet for the 10th annual Ballet Stars of New York Gala Performance, April 17 at the Koger Center for the Arts. More...

USC grads to launch Project Opera Camp summer 2015

What is the impact of music on one’s ability to learn discipline? Can one foster leadership skills through collaborating with other singers, actors, pianists, directors, and designers? More...

Applicants sought for 2015/2016 “Music for a Cause” program

The South Carolina Philharmonic is seeking applicants who wish to be potential partners in its “Music for a Cause” program during the 2015/2016 season. Begun in 2010, “Music for a Cause” partners the S.C. More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part 10: Who’s Who in Soviet Art

Grutas Park, usually called Stalin World, is a horrible place. The heroes of Lithuania’s Soviet era are frozen in time and lined up for all to see. More...

Keeping up with 99-year-old Arlene Minns

Arlene Minns has a past full of exciting tales and friendships with famous people that would make anyone want to sit down and listen. More...

Help Tappers Light It Up Blue

The Columbia Tappers will be lighting it up blue April 2, World Autism Awareness Day as sanctioned by the United Nations. More...

Midlands Women on the Move

A celebration was held at Francis Burns United Methodist Church by The BlindSpot Art Foundation recently to acknowledge the accomplishments of 32 women. More...

On Second Thought

Part 1 of 2: Lt. John Grimball and the Confederate States Navy

One of the lesser studied aspects of the Civil War is the role of naval power. Union and Confederate ships alike battled viciously off the coast and throughout the country’s navigable water channels. More...

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Fighting Cancer

Many of you know I was diagnosed with mouth cancer on February 12. It is what the dentist is looking for when she pulls your tongue out and moves from side to side and feels around on your neck. That is how mine was discovered. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Business

Shives Funeral Home opens new chapel on Trenholm Road Extension

The paint is barely dry at Shives Funeral Home’s brand new chapel. The sodded lawn is waiting to turn green while construction workers pick their way through a punch list for the handsome colonial building at 7600 Trenholm Road Extension. More...

City Snippets

Medical center opening on Main Street More...

Folks About Town

Those women who were recognized by Richland County Councilwomen Joyce Dickerson and Julie- Ann Dixon include Judge Mi ldred McDuffie, the Community Leadership Award for Advocacy; Helen Solomon, the Community Leadership Award for Education; Mary Jones More...

Society

DAR holds workshop for prospective members

On March 7, 2015, Faye Parks, Granby registrar, using a power point presentation, conducted a workshop for prospective members (Daughter’s of the American Revolution) as well as supplemental applications for current members. More...

Petal Pushers Garden Club meets

Container gardening for vegetables was the program for the March meeting of the Petal Pushers Garden Club. Linda Bradley, master gardener, showed slides and also made two containers. Adding a flower gave them extra appeal. More...

Food from the Heart collects 65.5 tons of food

The seventh annual “Food From the Heart” food drive held Saturday, March 21, 2015, at participating local grocery stores in Richland and Lexington Counties was a huge success. More...

Sports

A.C. Flora clips Cavaliers

The A.C. Flora Lady Falcons got two first half goals and made the margin stand up through a scoreless second half, downing the Richland Northeast Lady Cavaliers, 2-0 in a girls’ Region IV-3A soccer match Friday, March 20 at Bolden Stadium. More...

Falcons’ best offense comes from defense

Led by four goals from senior defender Collins Walker, the A.C. Flora Falcons blanked the Richland Northeast Cavaliers 8-nil in a boys' Region IV-3A soccer match Friday night, March 20 at Bolden Stadium in Columbia. More...

Cardinals net win over Heathwood Hall

Cardinal Newman travelled to the Cayce Tennis Center to face the Heathwood Hall Highlanders and came away with an 8- 1 victory in boys’ tennis action on Monday, March 23. More...

Home & Garden

The Nature of Spring 2015

Stopping to smell the flowers

McKissick Museum on the USC horseshoe, the only free museum in Columbia, is headquarters for campus naturalist-inresidence Rudy Mancke. More...

Star Chefs

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Public Notices

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NOTICE: Please take note that Technology Industry Professional Services LLC has applied to the Secretary of State’s Office for a license to operate a Private Personnel Placement Service in the name of Technology Industry Professional Services L 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...