May 26, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Governor’s Cup Road Race, a big success

The Lexington Medical Center 45th annual Governor’s Cup Road Race took place May 19 and May 20, 2017. Events included a Main Street Mile on Friday evening with Kid’s Open and Elite divisions. More...

Turning 65?

Navigating the Medicare System and choosing the right plan for you

Medicare is a federally funded health care insurance program enacted by the United States government July 30, 1965, as an amendment to existing federal Social Security legislation. More...

Victor Gadow receives Eagle Scout medal

During the Troop 4 and 5 Court of Honor on May 22, Dreher senior Victor Gadow was presented with his Eagle Scout medal. The Eagle Scout is the highest form of honor in scouting and is achieved by less than five percent of Boy Scouts.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council member and projects addressed at CCN meeting

Columbia City Councilman Howard Duvall and David Beaty, with the Richland County Council Penny Transportation Program, spoke at the monthly Columbia Council of Neighborhoods meeting Thursday, May 18.  Duvall reported $50 million of improvements More...

Columbia designated as a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Bronze Level by the League of American Bicyclists

The City of Columbia has been designated as a Bicycle Friendly Community at the Bronze level by the League of American Bicyclists. More...

Bike with the Mayor May 30 for Bike Month

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will continue his Move with the Mayor program with Bike with the Mayor at 6: 30 p.m. More...

Business

A father’s storytelling inspires The Adventures of Pat & Mike

R. D. Roberts has spent much of his life writing and composing for various situations, primarily as a full time minister of music for 20 years in several Midlands churches. He also owned Roberts Music Center and Rod Davis Music. More...

Drive-in movies return to the Midlands

What’s Next Midlands’ newest project, a pop-up drive-in movie theater, will feature a new movie every month between May and August 2017. More...

City Snippets

Lowes Foods coming to Forest Acres  Winston-Salem, N.C.-based grocer Lowes Foods is opening its third Midlands location in the former BILO supermarket location at Forest Park Shopping Center in Forest Acres. More...

Sports

Falcons fall in finale

The Brothers Sklizovic (Alex and Aaron) proved to be the difference in the South Aiken Thoroughbreds’ 4-3 win over the A.C. More...

Bengals sign on at the next level

Blythewood athletes sign their National Letters of Intent. More...

Events

Registration under way for City’s summer camps

Registration for the City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department’s Summer Camps is under way for weekly camps and a variety of specialty camps. Summer camps will be held from Tuesday, May 30 through Friday, August 11. More...

Events

•ART  University of South Carolina’s McKissick Museum’s exhibition Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection, will run through August 5, 2nd floor, North Gallery, corner of Pendleton and Bull stree More...

Home & Garden

Inviting purple martins to your yard

Stopping to smell the flowers

Since the first week in February, Midland residents have sighted purple martins, Progne subis, migrating from Brazil to set up summer residency. More...

Star Chefs

Marinated Greek Chicken Kabobs   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Legals

Full Story

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...

On Second Thought

Turning Heads: Columbia’s first Mid-Century Masterpiece

At the northwest corner of Assembly and Laurel streets stands one of the earliest examples of modern architecture in Columbia. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

After the Flood

Part Three

Quinton Epps is the director of the Richland County Conservation Division. He has spent most of his working life doing something associated with preserving the planet we live on.  More...

Commentary

Cutting grass

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

The first time I ever paid for something with money I had earned completely and totally myself was from cutting grass. I made a few bucks by growing a year older and getting rewarded with a dollar or two, but nothing else. More...

Freedom, sweet freedom

I’m just saying...

“Oh NOOOO!” More...

Time for a new parenting strategy

40–Something

I’ve never let any of my three children win at anything...whether we were playing backgammon or basketball, Taboo or tennis, Clue or Croquette. Sometimes, I let scores get close, but that was just to keep them interested. More...

Education

Record 27 students win Sparkleberry Country Fair scholarships

The Sparkleberry Country Fair is helping 27 Richland Two students pay their college expenses. The students, from all five Richland Two high schools, were awarded $1,000 at a reception April 19. More...

S.C. Science Academy announces Teacher of the Year

South Carolina Science Academy has announced Jemia Jefferson as its 2016- 2017 Teacher of the Year.  More...

Six Lexington Two teachers selected for 2017 Science P.L.U.S. Institute

Roper Mountain Science Center, a facility of Greenville County Schools, has announced six teachers from Lexington School District 2 have been selected to at tend the Science P.L.U.S. Institute summer 2017. More...

Society

Bernard Joseph “Stan” Stanek

Bernard Joseph “Stan” Stanek, 96, passed on Thursday, May 18, 2017. He is survived by his wife of 74 years, Blanche Virginia Long of Saluda, South Carolina; daughter LuAnne S. Albert; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. More...

Roland Richard Edward Keim

Roland Richard Edward Keim passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. Roland was born in Columbia on August 13, 1934, to Richard and Louise (Kannewurf ) Keim. He married Ruth Raeber July 2, 1955. They were married 49½ years before her death in 2005.  More...

Columbia Chapter NSDAR honors Mary Jo and Vance Patterson with the DAR Community Service Award

On May 12, 2017, the Columbia Chapter, NSDAR (DAR), met at the Palmetto Club in Columbia, South Carolina, for its annual luncheon meeting. The speaker at the event was Mrs. More...

Arts & Entertainment

The 15th annual Southeastern Piano Festival begins June 18

Wor ld- renowned artists will highlight a week of piano performances June 18–24 at the Southeastern Piano Festival at the University of South Carolina’s School of Music.  Fifteen pianists, one for each year of the festival, will use More...

Columbia Museum of Art to participate in Blue Star Museums

Free admission offered to military personnel and their families this summer

The Columbia Museum of Art announces participation in the Blue Star Museums program, a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA), Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense, and more than 2,000 museums across America to offer f More...

Travel

Bali

We found Paradise!

Bali Hai was a mythical island in the Broadway play South Pacific. It existed only in the imagination of the writers of the play, but it represented an idyllic place where nature reigned supreme and all women were beautiful. More...