November 16, 2018 RSS feed / Society

Journalism in the “Year of the Woman”

I read an article the other day entitled “25 Dying Professions to Avoid”. Journalism was one of them. More...

A Star is Born— sometimes love isn’t enough

A Star Is Born is a must-see movie, but ladies, be forewarned: wear waterproof mascara and take a box of tissues. Even though it’s a love story, this isn’t the best choice for date night. More...

Two earn Eagle Scout

Glen Clarkson III and Alex Jimenez of Troop 397 recently earned their Eagle Scout badges. The Eagle Court of Honor was held at the Salvation Army Office on Farrow Road. More...

Starnes named Ruritan of the Year

Gerald Starnes (r) of the Pineview Ruritan Club in West Columbia, is awarded Ruritan of the Year by District Governor Albert Amick.   More...

Fort Jackson Army Band performs “A Salute to Service” at Trinity Cathedral

The 282nd Army Band from Fort Jackson performed “A Salute to Service” November 11 at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral to commemorate the centennial of the Armistice ending WWI. More...

Thanksgiving and Gratitude

“If the only prayer you ever say in your lifetime is ‘Thank you,’ that’s enough.”— Meister Eckhart, 13th century German theologian, philosopher and mystic “Gratitude is heaven itself” More...

100 Black Women offer $10,000 in scholarships

The Columbia (SC) Chapter of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women has announced its 2018 scholarship opportunities for graduating seniors in Richland One, Two, Five, Fairfield County, and Orangeburg School Districts. More...

Craigs celebrate 50 years

Earl and Wanda Craig will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary November 24. The couple was married at Southside Baptist Church in Columbia November 24, 1968. More...

Martha Bowen Nimmons Parker

Martha Bowen Nimmons Parker, 95, widow of the Hon. Marshall Joyner Parker, formerly of Seneca, S.C., died November 8, 2018, in Raleigh, N.C. More...

Coffman presents WWI narration

Dane W. Coffman travels across the United States and internationally presenting his program, “A Ring, A Razor, A Pipe,” and portraying Gen. John J. Pershing using items from his grandfather’s World War I service in the Army.   More...