March 15, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Forest Acres reports lower crime rate

The Forest Acres City Council met for its monthly meeting Tuesday, March 12.  The council heard good news about crime in the city; it’s going down in almost every category, following a ten-year trend.  More...

Aflac awards $90,000 in grants to South Carolina Nonprofits

Aflac is granting $90,000 to 15 local nonprofits working on projects that support health & wellbeing, education, and community development programs. The selected organizations and their projects are: More...

Cardiothoracic surgeon is first in South Carolina to perform aortic valve repair with new device

At Prisma Health Heart Hospital, Cardiothoracic surgeon James Burke, M.D., performed the first aortic valve repair in South Carolina with a newly FDA-approved device. More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

Cindy Benton and Jeff Jones have been elected to the board of directors at South Carolina Workers’ Compensation Educational Association (SCWCEA). Brenda Dominy has joined South Risk Management as an account manager. More...

ATTORNEYS HONORED

Will Johnson, of Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd, has been named to The Original Six Foundation Board of Trustees. La’Jessica Stringfellow has joined Robinson Gray law firm as an associate. More...

City Snippets

Homeowners opposing rezoning  Blythewood homeowners are appealing to Richland County to halt plans by a Texas group called ECapital, the new owner of the Golf Course of South Carolina at Crickentree, to rezone the links to permit the constructio More...

Education

Richland One announces recent awards and honors

Columbia High AFJROTC Archery Team Receives Grant

Columbia High School’s award-winning Air Force JROTC archery team recently received grants to expand its program. More...

A.C. Flora Theatre students win state awards

Three A.C. Flora High School students won state theatre performance awards recently at the 2019 Palmetto Dramatic Association Festival. Cameron Vipperman (l) won for best solo musical performance. More...

Arden student places third in state poster contest

Arden Elementary School student Za’Riah Archie (c) placed third in South Carolina in the National Missing Children’s Poster Contest. More...

Sports

Falcons fend off Skyhawks

The A.C. Flora Falcons fended off two Hammond Skyhawk rallies to come away with a 15-9 win in boys’ lacrosse Monday, March 11 at A.C. Flora High School.  More...

Dreher slides by Hammond

“It just takes one,” said Dreher head coach Jamie McClendon.  The Dreher Blue Devils boys’ soccer team got the one it needed off the right foot of freshman Justin McElveen, a laser from 30 yards out in the 72nd minute, to defea More...

A.C. Flora handles Hammond

A.C. Flora 6,Hammond 0A. C. Flora High School March 11, 2019 Singles: Rick Hewitt (ACF) def. Ben Gardiner (H) 6-1, 6-2; William Overdyke (ACF) def. Ryan Asbill (H) 6-0, 6-0; Lucas Jeffords (ACF) def. More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

Part 8: Islamorada

It was a fast sail down the Florida Keys. And, silent, too. All four of us were too embarrassed to say anything. At Islamorada, a sandbar-like island, Captain Tigner announced to his crew of weary sailors, “Swabbies, this is far enough. More...

“Count Me In” event features women in leadership in the Midlands

Sarah Chamberlain believes “every issue is a woman’s issue.” Chamberlain founded the Women2Women National Conversation Tour to provide opportunities to hear from women in local forums across the country and to take their voiced conc More...

On Second Thought

Restore, Don’t Replace Your Old Windows

Historic windows are both lenses and frames. These vital architectural features can define the character of whole neighborhoods and help us see our community in a whole new light. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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An eclipse of S.C.’s Sunshine laws

Remember the August 2017 solar eclipse that carved a path through South Carolina? Bright daylight gave way to shadows, which then gave way to total darkness. Within minutes, of course, a summer day was again put into the sun's bright light. More...

Commentary

I Love It

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

“I love it.” Not I love her or I love you, or any sentence using the most misused word in English. I love it has become a go-to when real words, or real emotions, aren’t readily available. More...

Doctor Drama

I’m just saying...

I know I’ve complained about this before but our world is becoming unpeopled and humanless. Technology is taking over every single person-to-person encounter we’ll ever have! And I hate it! More...

Running out of options

40–Something

You know it’s bad when the only time you consistently hear from your children is when they’re beating you at something. That’s been the case since our family discovered the Runtastic App has a leaderboard. More...

Society

Where are all the female college presidents?

In the next few months, a new president will be appointed to lead the University of South Carolina. Considering the school’s 218-year history, odds are another white man will succeed President Harris Pastides in the top job. More...

“Attention is the Beginning of Devotion” —Mary Oliver

I fell in love with the poetry of Mary Oliver over 20 years ago through her carefully chosen words, thought-provoking questions, and creative imagery brimming with possibility. More...

The Tidying Tide—hold it, thank it, and take it to Goodwill

Don’t tell Marie Kondo, but I had 57 sweaters in my closet.  If you have read Kondo’s book or seen her new Netflix series, Tidying Up, you know she believes we should only keep items that give us joy. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia Animal Services will hold a St. Patrick’s Day pet adoption special for $17 March 15–16, Columbia Animal Services, 127 Humane Lane. 803-776-7387. •ART More...

Arts & Entertainment

Breaking News: Town Theatre's Newsies adds extra performance March 16 at 3 p.m. to accommodate crowds

Town Theatre’s production of Newsies has been thrilling audiences since opening March 1. As such, the theatre has added an extra show Saturday, March 16 at 3 p.m. More...

Home & Garden

Nurture your inner gardener

Stopping to smell the flowers

Gardening is an endeavor engaging every fiber of our being and influencing physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual well-being. Additionally, gardening is an affordable form of human therapy.  More...

Star Chefs

Guinness Corned Beef   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  IN THE COURT OF  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...