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News

CCN honors community leaders

The Columbia Counci l of Neighborhoods honored 12 Columbia residents at the Ninth Annual Columbia Counci l of Neighborhoods Awards Banquet Thursday, April 28 at Seawell’s. Durham Carter of Martin Luther King Park Neighborhood and Dr. More...

MGC Long Run raises over $31,000 for USO South Carolina

The MGC Long Run raised $31,446.90 for USO South Carolina. More...

Richland County Council addresses letter from S.C. Department of Revenue

Early at the May 3 Richland County Council meeting, the members retired to executive session to hear an update on the Department of Revenue issue. More...

Business

Saying Good-bye to the Log Cabin

Campbell Frost remembers when he and five other artists founded the Log Cabin Art Guild in May 1980. “Sometimes we had standing room only at some of our meetings,” he said. More...

City Snippets

USN&WP ranks two Midlands schools More...

Folks About Town

Those from the South Carolina Department of Transportation who received awards from the Asphalt Recycling and Reclaiming Association include Christy Hall, the Richard E. Lowell President’s Award, and SCDOT, the Perpetual Pavement Award. More...

Education

School Stars

Stephanie M. Johnson, a third-grade teacher at H.B. Rhame Elementary School, has been invited to the White House to attend a celebration honoring National and State Teachers of the Year, as well as other educators from across the country. More...

Sports

Lady Bearcats pass playoff test against Lady Eagles

Three second half goals turned a tight game into a 4-0 win for the Brookland Cayce Lady Bearcats over the Beaufort Lady Eagles in the first round of the 3A playoffs Monday, May 2. More...

Airport rolls big

The Airport Eagles broke through with a big six-run, six-hit fifth inning, before adding two more runs in the bottom of the sixth, to down the visiting Beaufort Eagles in the opening game of the boys’ 3A baseball playoffs, 11-1, at Eagles&rsquo More...

Skyhawks sign National Letters of Intent

Hammond athletes signing their National Letter of Intent. More...

Arts & Entertainment

The Addams Family comes to Town Theatre

The Addams Family: A New Musical Comedy will be performed at Town Theatre May 6 to 28. Tickets are adults $25; seniors (65+)/active military/college $20; and youth (17 and younger) $15. More...

The ’20s are roaring onto stage as Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr.

They’re bobbing their hair and raising their hemlines as CCT’s You Theatre presents the 2002 Broadway bombshell Thoroughly Modern Millie Jr. May 6–8. Performances are Friday at 7 p.m., Saturday at 3 and 7 p.m., and Sunday at 3 p.m. More...

Travel

Roach Anxiety

Part 5: Peace Corps Thailand

In 1962 I became the first person from South Carolina to join the Peace Corps, and regrettably, my roach anxiety followed me. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Legals

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

OF ESTATES More...

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Pie throwing raises $7,800 for the March of Dimes

Mike Grogan paid $20 to have folks throw pies in his face at Publix at Trenholm Plaza. Smashing the pie plate against his face is Lindsay Gonzalez. More...

Great Voices from Broadway to Opera to be May 14 at the USC Darla Moore School of Business

Palmetto Opera’s upcoming production, Great Voices from Broadway to Opera brings together a transatlantic roster of grand opera singers and a program designed to appeal to longtime, new, and “maybe” opera lovers. More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Past Adventures... HC Summer Camps

Summer Camps

This summer, history will come to life for children ages eight–12 at Historic Columbia. More...

Of floods and families

A Flood Study

Editor’s Note: This is the 24th 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

Drunk with Power

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

I was determining which coat hangers were of high enough quality to donate to whatever group we were having the coat hanger drive for. This was in the second grade, and I was responsible for quality control. A poor choice as it turned out. More...

Missing Mama

I’m just saying...

October 27, 1996: I am cold in the chilly room as I apply make-up to my dead mother’s face. More...

John Tesh is killing me

40–Something

About 22 years ago, a doctor claimed one of his clients got epileptic seizures when she listened to the voice of Mary Hart, a former co-host of “Entertainment Tonight.” There must be something about the people on that show, because John T More...

Society

Miss Wingate and Mr. Halkyard exchange vows April 30, 2016

Catharine Paxson Wingate and Richard Ward Halkyard were united in Christ at a service of worship celebrating the Covenant of Marriage Saturday, April 30, 2016, at First Presbyterian Associate Reformed Church of Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Miss Dunbar and Mr. Archer marry April 30, 2016

Christine Chapman Dunbar and Jordan Pressly Archer were united in marriage at six o’clock in the evening Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. The ceremony was officiated by the Reverend Dr. More...

Forest Lake Presbyterian Church hosts the Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans

Lawson Wood, a student at Forest Lake Elementary School, holds bagpipes used May 1 at Forest Lake Presbyterian Church (FLPC) in the Kirkin’ o’ the Tartans. More...

Events

Catawba Indian Chief receives 2016 Folk Heritage Award

On Tuesday, May 10, 7–8:30 p.m., the McKissick Museum’s Advisory Council will host a McKissick Mixer—an informal gathering with 2016 Jean Laney Harris Folk Heritage Award recipient, Bill Harris. More...

Events

•ANIMALS More...

Home & Garden

Tumblebugs at Work

Stopping to smell the flowers

My dog’s keen sense of smell and good eyesight often alert me to things in the garden I might miss without her. More...

Star Chefs

Sour Cream Coffee Cake More...

Tree of Life’s annual Holland Bulb Sale begins

The Tree of Life Congregation Holland Bulb Sale is once more under way with top quality No.1 select bulbs guaranteed to bloom. The Tree of Life has been selling Holland bulbs since 1954. More...