April 24, 2015 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Recreation director presents Miracle Field proposal to Columbia City Council

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, April 21. More...

Commentary

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Hints to Stay Out of “Quirky Crimes”

I’m just saying...

I’m not sure how many people who read this column also read the paper’s “Quirky Crimes in the Capital City” column too, but I write that as well. Many times my editors and I have been asked if I make this stuff up. More...

Taking Back the HOV Lane

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

I read about a guy caught driving in the HOV (High Occupancy Vehicle) lane while using a cardboard cutout of the Dos Equis “World’s Most Interesting Man” as his passenger. More...

Education

School Stars

Twenty-two Richland Two high school seniors will each receive $1,000 towards their college education from the Sparkleberry Country Fair. Money for the scholarships was raised at the 2014 fair, along with donations from business/community sponsors. More...

Society

The Blessing of Aircraft celebrates 85 years of the Jim Hamilton- L.B. Owens Airport

The annual blessing of the shrimp boats is a moving ceremony at Beaufort’s popular Water Festival, says Father Andrew Vollkommer of Chapin’s Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church. More...

The Jacksons celebrate 65 years of marriage

Lee and Johnny Jackson (owner of Jackson Camera) celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary April 8 at Forest Lake Club. More...

Congratulations to The Post and Courier

The Post and Courier was awarded the most prestigious Pulitzer Prize for its domestic violence series “Till Death Do Us Part” that was published over five editions in August. More...

Events

Events

•ART Jerry Olsen will present the Life and Art of Raphael at a meeting of the Log Cabin Art Guild Saturday, May 9, 10 a.m., Spring Valley Presbyterian Church, 125 Sparkleberry Lane. 738-9348. More...

Active Adults Olympic Games

The City of Columbia Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring the Active Adults Olympic Games for adults age 50 and older. Bring your friends and family, and show off your athletic skills during this five-day competition. More...

Home & Garden

Fashionable Functional Fringe

Stopping to smell the flowers

Fringe has been a fashion accessory as far back as early civilizations in Mesopotamia. In North America, Native Americans added fringe to garments to allow them to shed water easily. The fringe wicked water away allowing garments to dry quickly. More...

Star Chefs

Jalapeno Bacon Stuffed Pretzel Dippers More...

Special needs school robbed

When Edith Bailey arrived at Barclay School Monday morning to open up and start the week of classes for the students, she did what she does every morning. She began to check on and feed the menagerie of animals housed there. More...

Bring Lilly home

Things that most teenagers are interested in like movies and concerts and getting the latest phone or iPad never held any charm for Emi ly Clough. More...

On Second Thought

Part 2 of 2: Lt. John Grimball and the Confederate States Navy

One of the lesser studied aspects of the Civil War is the role of naval power. Union and Confederate ships alike battled viciously off the coast and throughout the country’s navigable water channels. More...

Before you hire a trainer...

This article in The Columbia Star (“My trainer needs a trainer;” April 10, 2015; By Julia Rogers Hook) was brought to my attention by a few clients this morning. I read it and couldn’t wait to get home and write about it. More...

The Power of Objects

Would you put Tupperware on display in a museum? What about a photo I.D. or an iron? We would and, indeed, we have! The second floor of the Robert Mills House looks a little different these days. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Residents question motive for Lower Richland sewer project

Richland County Council’s April 21 meeting opened with a proclamation recognizing the 85th anniversary of the Jim Hamilton LB Owens Airport. More...

City of Columbia proposes 22 speed humps be installed in Rosewood community

Columbia police officer Kevin Schmidt announced, at the Rosewood Community Council Thursday, April 16 the Proactive Community Enforcement Unit has a new name, the Community Response Team. More...

Business

Artist makes the Palmetto State a palette for her art

Michigan native and talented artist Dawn Wyatt has a whole new canvas for creative expression in her adopted home of South Carolina. More...

City Snippets

Bars/eateries to open in Vista More...

Folks About Town

Charles “Chuck “ Goessel has been named manager on the audit and assurance team at Graydon Thompson LLC. More...

Sports

Lady Cards fly by Heathwood

The Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals scored four goals in each half to defeat the visiting Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders 8-0 in a SCISA Region I-3A matchup Thursday, April 16. More...

Highlanders succomb to Cardinal attack

Playing without the injured Brandon Hill, the Heathwood Hall Highlanders traveled to Cardinal Newman for a SCISA Region I-3A matchup Thursday, April 16. More...

Bearcats break open game late to beat Cardinal Newman

Hannah Porter had three hits and three RBI, and A.P. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Westwood High School drama program presents A Midsummer Night’s Dream

Westwood High School Actors’ Theatre is proud to present its first Shakespeare play production, A Midsummer Nights’ Dream Thursday May 7 at 7 p.m. in the Westwood Auditorium. More...

Moe’s Grapevine to host fundraiser for Dreher drama students

Moe’s Grapevine restaurant will host a special Italian Sunday Dinner Theatre April 26, 5–7 p.m., at 4478 Rosewood Drive, to help raise money to send Dreher High drama students to a national competition. More...

Travel

Manning, a friendly town

Part 1: Childhood Memories

I remember Manning, the small city in Clarendon County about 50 miles from Columbia, from two things my parents always said as we drove through it on the way to Pineville, my mother’s “sacred” childhood home, which was 12 miles afte More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE FOR INVOLUNTARY TERMINATION OF MEDICARE / MEDICAID PROVIDER AGREEMENT Notice is hereby given that effective May 14, 2015, the agreement between South Carolina Medical Endoscopy Center, 1735 Taylor Street, Columbia, SC 29201 and the Secr 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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

Legals

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