December 2, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

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Ceasefire Columbia marks one year anniversary

The Columbia Police Department, in partnership with federal, state, and local stakeholders marked the one year anniversary of Ceasefire Columbia on Tuesday, November 22, 2016, at the Earlewood Community Center. More...

Macy expecting zoo’s first baby gorilla

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is excited to announce the pregnancy of one of the zoo’s female western lowland gorillas. The expectant mother is due in late May.  The pregnancy is the first for 10-year-old Macy. More...

You are invited to PAALS ceremony of assistance dogs earning their capes and graduation caps

PAALS, Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services, will hold its annual graduation ceremony for new service dog teams Saturday, December 3. More...

Business

Columbia teacher produces TV series

Columbia-area teacher, mother, and cancer survivor Dr. Marion Myers knows the value of a lesson learned. In fact, she has developed a new television series inspired by her own personal life lessons entitled “CYCLES.” More...

City Snippets

Cybersecurity degree offered Charleston Southern University plans to offer a new bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity next year, by combining core courses from the computer science and criminal justice curricula including topics such as competiti More...

Columbia City Council member chosen to be on Economic Mobility and Opportunity Task Force

The National League of Cities’ (NLC) new president, Matt Zone, councilmember from Cleveland, Ohio, launched a new NLC Task Force on Economic Mobility and Opportunity at the City Summit in Pittsburgh last week. More...

Society

Karen Brosius to leave Columbia Museum of Art

Columbia Museum of Art Executive Director Karen Brosius informed board members and staff November 29 of her acceptance of the president position with a national nonprofit organization in early 2017. More...

Jay H. Helms

Jay H. Helms, 73, passed away peacefully at home November 20, 2016. Born on June 13, 1943, he was the son of the late I.J. and Hazel Ashcraft Helms.  More...

Bishop Ronnie E. Brailsford leaves the historic Bethel AME Church

Sunday, November 6, 2016, Pastor Ronnie E. Brailsford preached his final message at Bethel AME Church, Columbia, SC. Pastor Brailsford’s ministry at Bethel commenced in 1992. More...

Events

Political Collecting: Individuals, Archives, and Museums is this Saturday, December 3, 2016, McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina, 816 Bull Street 1–3 p.m. in the North Gallery, 2nd Floor

Sit down with Claire Jerry, National Museum of American History; Herb Hartsook, South Carolina Political Collections; and Charles “Bud” Ferillo, South Carolina Collaborative for Racial Re More...

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY Wednesdays@First Lunch Service—First Presbyterian Church lunch service is each Wednesday; lunch served at 11:30 a.m., brief service 12:20–12:50 p.m. Hot lunch $6; soup and salad $5. Jackson Hall, 1324 Marion Street. More...

University of South Carolina December 2016 calendar of events

• Friday, December 2, 1:10-2 p.m.—The Luise E. Peake Music & Culture Colloquium Series: “Lampooning Wagner: Richard Strauss’s ‘Music Drama,’ Salome” Bryan Gilliam, Duke University presents. More...

Home & Garden

Columbia’s Citrus Grove

Stopping to smell the flowers

To passersby, Ben and Mary Salley’s front yard is unlike any other in the Midlands. Foundation plantings, curbside trees, and accent specimens are glossy green citrus trees heavy-laden with ripening fruit. More...

Star Chefs

Citrus Cheesecake More...

Travel

Castro is dead!

May Cuba rest in peace...

Fidel Alejandro Castro Ruz was born 90 years ago to a sugar cane farmer who had migrated from Spain to Cuba seeking a better life. Now, this despised, worshipped, and feared leftover from the “Communist Curse” is dead.” More...

Attorney honored for defending those who cannot afford counsel

The National Legal Aid & Defender Association has honored Daniel J. Westbrook, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, with the Arthur Von Briesen Award. More...

Town Theatre’s Robert Telford remembered

Robert Sheldon Telford ( 1923– 2016) passed away at the age of 93 on October 24, 2016. More...

On Second Thought

Piano and Pastrami to benefit new Jewish History exhibit

Historical Spotlight

The Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative, a partnership of Historic Columbia, and the Tree of Life Congregation are excited to host Piano and Pastrami from 6–8 p.m. this Sunday, December 4. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Of floods and families

The End—Part 1

Editor’s Note: This is the 50th and second-to-last installment in a series of articles by staff writer Cathy Cobbs chronicling her unique journey of the illness and death of her father and the loss of the family’s home in the Great Flood of 2015. More...

Commentary

A Chef’s Life

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

I’ve recently become hooked on a PBS program titled A Chef ’s Life. More...

Deck the Halls

I’m just saying...

WHO are these people who you see this time of the year who have all their decorations up and their neatly wrapped gifts strategically placed beautifully under the tree?  Do they even exist???  More...

Growing out of toughness

40–Something

I did not grow up with one of those mothers who babied me when I had a cold. In fact, it was quite the opposite.  More...

Education

Will the slipper fit?

Find out when Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Cinderella

It’s time for the Royal Winter Ball, but Cinderella won’t be going because she has no clothes or shoes; or will she? More...

Kelly Mill Middle School retains AVID National Demonstration School status

Kelly Mill Middle School has once again received AVID National Demonstration School status.  Kelly Mill is one of only two schools in the state to receive this honor and joins 150 other AVID Demonstration Schools across the nation.  More...

Midlands Technical College wins statewide award for Outstanding Continuing Education Program

Midlands Technical College (MTC) and its partner Richland School District Two’s Institute of Innovation (R2i2) were awarded the Outstanding Continuing Education Cooperative Program by the South Carolina Association for Higher Continuing Educati More...

Sports

Bearcats break record with win over Bulldogs

A 28-7 second half run by the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats not only secured a 42-21 win over the Georgetown Bulldogs Friday, November 25 and a birth in the quarterfinals of the 3A playoffs, but it also sets a record for the most wins by any Bearcat foot More...

Football Schedule

(All games begin @ 7:30)

November 25 Playoff schedule Hartsville 48-A.C. More...

Foxes roll back Green Wave

Senior quarterback Reese Nichols ran for three touchdowns and passed for one, and runningbacks Ron Hoff and Jon Hall polished up their freshman resumes as each tallied a scoring run to lead the Dutch Fork Silver Foxes to a 41-7 win over the Summervil More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Classical Ballet's 25th Anniversary Nutcracker focuses on reaching children of all ages

Celebrating its 25th Anniversary this year, Columbia Classical Ballet (CCB) brings the capital city another exciting year of Nutcracker performances. More...

Downton Abbey jeweler coming to CMA

In conjunction with the major new exhibition CUT! More...

CMA receives landmark art donation from George and Chee Chee Walker

The Columbia Museum of Art is honored to receive 10 works of art from the estate of George and Chee Chee Walker. Informed and enthusiastic art collectors, the couple were dedicated patrons of the CMA for decades. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  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 Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

Legals

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