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Principal to appear on Jeopardy

TV host Alex Trebek with Cheryl Guy, principal of Westwood High School, who is scheduled to compete on Jeopardy on WOLO-TV (ABC) Thursday, January 12. More...

Sports editor witnesses National Championship

Josh Cruse, sports editor for The Columbia Star, attends the National Championship game in Tampa. More...

News

New councilmembers receive overview of county government

Newly elected Richland County Councilmembers are attending a weeklong orientation in advance of this month’s annual council retreat, which will focus on strategic planning and goals.  More...

New Richland County councilmembers sworn in

After the official swearing-in of six Councilmembers, Richland County Council met for the first time this year to elect a new chair and vice chair.  More...

Sustainable Midlands launches winter membership drive

Sustainable Midlands, the grass-roots nonprofit organization whose mission is to encourage responsible growth, ensure access to local food, protect watersheds, and establish a healthy environment for all Midlands communities, is launching a Winter Me More...

Business

City Snippets

Kiplinger ranks S.C. schools   More...

City of Cayce supports MASC 2017 advocacy initiatives

The City of Cayce is proud to announce its support for the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s (MASC) 2017 advocacy initiatives for the state’s 270 cities and towns. More...

Folks About Town

The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina ( BIA) recently selected chairpersons of the association’s five councils, including commercial council chair, Mark Hood; land development council chair, Kevin Steelman; high performanc More...

Society

Student gets a taste of Scotland before heading to the university of Edinburgh

No candidate for graduation would consider committing to a university without knowing all about it and the culture surrounding it. More...

Don’t throw plastic bags in recyling bins or garbage bins Save them to make plarn

Needlework is hardly lost on the current generation, in case you didn’t know.  More...

Holocaust Remembered open January 10 through April 8

Holocaust Remembered is open January 10 through April 8 at McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina, second floor lobby, 816 Bull Street.  Holocaust Remembered recalls the harrowing history of World War II. More...

Events

Celebrating Thoreau in South Carolina

“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately….” Henry David Thoreau, Walden: Or, Life in the Woods, 1854. More...

Artist finds his way to CMA to discuss debut exhibition

The Columbia Museum of Art and the Friends of African American Art & Culture will present a lecture and discussion from North Carolina artist James Williams Friday, January 24, at 6 p.m. More...

Events

•AUDITIONS Metropolitan Opera Company of New York will hold auditions in Columbia Saturday, January 28, 10 a.m., Wright-Spears Center for the Arts at Columbia College. 803-787-0287. •CHURCH/CHARITY More...

Home & Garden

Go Green for the New year

Stopping to smell the flowers

Everyone has the potential to go green. Pantone ® has selected “greenery” a fresh and zesty yellow green hue evocative of spring when nature’s greens revive, restore, and renew, as the color of 2017. More...

Star Chefs

Caprese Tortellini Pasta Salad   More...

Pets

Counter surfing, the sport of canines

Where DID that leftover pizza slice go? I know I took it out of the refrigerator and put it on the counter… uh, oh, what is on Fido’s mouth? Is it tomato sauce? More...

First K-9 officer to receive protective vest enjoys retirement

Last week in the story about Annette Boette, writer Cathy Cobbs mentioned K- 9 Officer Jazzy, who was teamed with Sgt. Cynthia Waggoner, was the first in the K- 9 Unit at the Columbia Police Department to receive a protective vest. More...

Riff Raff stops by Animal Services

Marli Drum, superintendent of Animal Services, welcomes rapper Riff Raff for a meet and greet with folks adopting pets Tuesday, January 10. More...

Conquering cancer and Kilimanjaro

NOTE: This article is part of an ongoing series about the journey of ordinary people to overcome adversity. “Never quit. Never stop. Not today. More...

Counter surfing, the sport of canines

Kaiya is turning that famous Border Collie focus to that scrap of food she knows is on the counter. More...

On Second Thought

Commemorating the Cemetery behind “The Graveyard”

Since 1981, fans of USC soccer have flocked to “The Graveyard” to cheer on the Gamecocks. Although officially christened Eugene E. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County More...

Commentary

Over Easy

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

While visiting my oldest son last summer, I received cooking advice. He showed me the latest way to prepare over easy eggs for anyone not coordinated enough to master a spatula. More...

What a World

I’m just saying...

I think the world is more messed up these days than ever before, but in all honesty… that could be me.  This weekend my husband and I were all about having a snow weekend, and we didn’t let a little thing like no snow stop us. More...

The Anxiety of a National Championship

40–Something

Maybe I’ve been a Clemson fan too long because something deep inside will not allow me to fully enjoy the National Championship my Tigers earned by beating the almighty Alabama Crimson Tide last Monday night. More...

Education

Columbia Children’s Theatre’s concert series continues with Backwards Broadway

Join some of your favorite performers from Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) and around town for an evening of gender bending Broadway belting as CCT presents the next installment in the organization’s popular concert series, Backwards Br More...

Spring Valley High School students named Coca-Cola Scholar semifinalists

Jenning Chen and Tanvi Mehta, two students at Spring Valley High School have been named semifinalists for the 2017 class of the Coca-Cola Scholars Program. More...

New principal for Center for Achievement named

At a special called board meeting, Superintendent Debbie Hamm and Superintendent-Elect Baron Davis recommended and the Richland School District Two Board of Trustees approved Kimberly S. More...

Sports

Lady Diamonds outshine Dreher

The Lower Richland girls’ basketball team upended the defending state champs, the Dreher Lady Blue Devils, 53-48 on Friday, January 6 at home. More...

RNE trio leads Lady Cavs by Westwood

Some teams have “twin towers.” Other teams have “The Three Amigos.” Richland Northeast’s Lady Cavaliers haven’t been balling like this for years, and if this keeps up, we are going to need a nickname for the Cavs&r More...

Lady Vikings build big lead then hold on to win against Irmo

The Spring Valley Lady Vikings led the visiting Irmo Lady Yellow Jackets by 18 points with 6:56 remaining in the January 6 Region V-5A contest, but Irmo fought back to cut that lead to one point with just under a minute left. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Workshop Theatre launches its 49th season with A.R. Gurney’s Sylvia

Greg and Kate have moved to Manhattan after 22 years of child-raising in the suburbs. More...

Travel

My Visit to Cuba

Part 6: A Tourist Venture

(Note: This series is an edited compilation of past stories I have written about my 2001 trip to Cuba. More...

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF DIssOlu- TION Notice is hereby given that Interprop, Inc. has filed Articles of Dissolution with the South Carolina Secretary of State.  More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORs

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