May 29, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Closing business fee loophole would be a boon to Columbia

I recently proposed a measure which would bring fairness to Columbia’s fee structure while generating millions in new revenue. More...

Fan the Heat Program begins

Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said the Columbia Police Department is now accepting donations for the Annual Fan the Heat Program. In order to make this year’s event a success, donations from the public are needed. More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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The fox and the hound

I’m just saying...

Apparently my husband Marty and I have two different dogs. We only have one and his name is Whitman, and he’s a 95-pound standard poodle. But the other day Marty made a very strange comment. More...

Snake handling

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

Any good Baptist knows serpents were in cahoots with the Devil himself, and the only good snakes were dead ones. My dad either killed those he saw or steered clear of any still moving. More...

Education

School Stars

Jennifer Wise of Hand Middle School was named Richland One’s 2015-2016 Teacher of the Year. Jennifer Helmly of Brennen Elementary School was named Richland One’s 2015-2016 Classified Employee of the Year. More...

Events

Events

•CAMP Guitar Muse Society will present Guitar Summer Camp June, July, and August, providing instruction to help build skills, open to all guitar styles and levels; for ages eight and up. www.GuitarMuseSC.com. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Lexington County High School students express the ART OF HEALING

Art competition sponsored by Lexington Medical Center

Nine Lexington County high school students have received prizes and awards in the 6th annual “Art of Healing,” a juried art competition for Lexington County high school students sponsored by Lexington Medical Center. More...

Home & Garden

A Model for the Home orchard

Stopping to smell the flowers

Imagine coming home to a fruit salad in your front yard from spring through fall. Depending on the ripening schedule, you pick your way through an edible landscape all the way to the door. More...

Star Chefs

Strawberry and Feta Salad More...

June Butterfly Count Program at Congaree National Park

Have you ever noticed different kinds— sizes, colors, behaviors, habitats, and more—of butterflies? Have you ever wondered what butterflies can tell us about the health of our environment? More...

The Portrait Unveiling of The Honorable Jean Hoefer Toal, first female Supreme Court Justice in S.C.

The Portrait Unveiling Ceremony for The Honorable Jean Hoefer Toal, Chief Justice, and the Celebration of the Election of The Honorable Costa Michael Pleicones as Chief Justice took place Wednesday, May 27, 2015, at 4 p.m. More...

Losing the Dollhouse, a memoir to heal the past

When you’re a little girl and your parents divorce and both quickly remarry, it can be confusing. More...

On Second Thought

From North Africa to Italy: The SCARNG’s 107th AAA Battalion

“Operation Torch” was the code name for the joint American and British invasion of northwest Africa, territory held by the Vichy French government with forces totaling over 100,00 soldiers. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

The Final Countdown

We have reached the point of no return in the academic year; senioritis is now so widespread that we could classify it as an epidemic. More...

Business

Childhood friends Don Clark and Don Harwell spend retirement creating Art in a Nutshell

Columbia nat ive Don Clark may be the city’s only picture framer who works on a dai ly deadline. At least when the General Assembly is in town. More...

City Snippets

S.C. spending little on poor More...

Folks About Town

Brock Allen, teacher at Bradley Elementary School, received the Mac Arthur Goodwin Award from the Columbia Museum of Art. Hil lar y Chesney received the Docent of the Year Award from the Columbia Museum of Art. More...

Society

Columbia Museum of Art takes art to the community

The Prosperity Project SC is a ministry for the children who live in the Gonzales Garden housing near downtown Columbia. More...

Capital Rotary welcomes new member

Daniel Winders (l) is welcomed by sponsor John Guignard after induction into Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club. More...

Do you remember?

Conversation stoppers

Do you have a holey moley friend? Do you know someone who uses a word or phrase over and over that causes you to remember them for it? More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 4: Papa was a mailman

When my father was born, my grandfather ( Papa) was clerking for the company store of Mallard Lumber Company. Daddy remembered often waiting for Papa to come home after work and worrying that Papa had gotten lost. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of LieN SaLe In accordance with the provisions of South Carolina State Law, there being due and unpaid charges for which the undersigned is entitled to satisfy an owner's lien of the goods hereinafter described and stored at Uncle Bob's Self S More...

Legals

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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...