January 18, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Shandon takes a stance supporting ordinance changes

The Shandon Neighborhood Council took a stance in regards to changes in the city’s zoning ordinances at its bimonthly meeting Monday, January 14.  More...

Columbia City Council approves first reading of zoning requests

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, January 15.  Council approved the appointment of Ashley Johnson to the attorney position on the Design Development Review Commission.  More...

Customer assistance programs available to those affected by financial hardships, government shutdown

SCE&G, a subsidiary of Dominion Energy, reminds residential electric and gas customers facing financial hardships, including those impacted by the federal government shutdown, they may be eligible to receive assistance through one of the company& More...

Commentary

Nightmares or Visions?

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

In my 50s, I began having nightmares, some violent, involving various bedroom intruders. More...

Vying for Vegas Vows

I’m just saying...

I love this time of the year! The holidays are finished, a New Year beckons and it’s MY time! By “my” time I mean it’s the time of year my husband Marty has to do things for ME!  It’s NOT his favorite time of year. More...

Ice Road Pucker

40–Something

A few weeks ago, I thought the scariest driving experience I could ever have was navigating the Interstates of Dallas, Texas. More...

Society

Columbia Civitan installs officers

On Thursday, November 11, the Columbia Civitan Club held its annual Officer Installation Ceremony at Longhorn’s in the Vista. More...

Loyal Rotary contributor recognized

Capital Rotary member Mike Montgomery (l) is congratulated by club president Philip Flynn for continuing contributions to The Rotary Foundation in support of international programs that promote peace, human development, and world understanding. More...

Hear Us Roar

Women of “a certain age,” as the French say, will remember the powerful song by Helen Reddy called “I Am Woman (Hear Me Roar)”—a 1971 hymn to gutsy, strong members of the female sex. More...

Arts & Entertainment

When You Gotta Go!

Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Urinetown: The Musical

Never ones to shy away from a challenge ( Little Shop of Horrors, Pirates of P enzance, Sweeney Todd), the CCTeens (Columbia Children’s Theatre’s YouTheatre actors in grades seven–12) will tackle the award-winning Urinetown: The Mus More...

The Maritime Duo to perform January 20

Mount Tabor Lutheran Church concert series presents will present The Maritone Duo Sunday, January 20, at 3 p.m., 1000 B Ave, West Columbia. For more information, visit www.MaritoneDuo.com.   More...

Home & Garden

The Quiet Quintessential Quince

Stopping to smell the flowers

During recent overcast rainy January days, one shrub lights up the landscape a month early this year. More...

Star Chefs

Curried Winter Soup   More...

Father and daughter complete Disney run

Jimmy Saul s and hi s daughter, Emma Sauls, recently participated in the Disney half marathon. Jimmy completed the Walt Disney World Half Marathon at 9:06:58 am with a time of 03:19:30 and 15:14 min/mile avg pace. More...

Mr. Rose goes to the State House

It has been more than a month since Seth Rose was sworn in as a representative for S.C. House District 72. More...

On Second Thought

From Hamilton to Hampton Street: Historic Happy Hour tackles musical trivia

True or false: On January 25, the award-winning smash musical Hamilton is coming to Columbia. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Nuf Sed

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Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

Michael Montgomery, a member of Robinson Gray law firm, has been appointed to the Palmetto Health Foundation board of directors. More...

ATTORNEYS HONORED

Anthony E. Rebollo has been named managing shareholder and Richardson Plowden. Benjamin P. Carlton has been named shareholder and Richardson Plowden. M. More...

REAL ESTATE

Patr ick O’Connor has achieved the rank of one of the highest-achieving sales associates in Columbia, wrapping up 2018 with $45.3 million in closed sales volume. Mary Winter Teaster represented Birthright of Columbia, Inc. More...

Education

Muller Road Middle School teacher named December Rookie Teacher of the Block

Richland School District Two would like to congratulate Muller Road Middle School’s Emily McElveen, the December Rookie Teacher of the Block. The award is sponsored by H&R Block, a dedicated partner of the district.   More...

Essentially

Essentially, life is just us convincing ourselves what we are doing has a purpose. A more significant impact. That it is worth our while. Many days we get it right.  Getting an education helps with our success later on in life. More...

Harlem Globetrotters’ Orlando “El Gato” Melendez surprises Lexington Two fifth grader, and makes a new buddy

Sarah- Katherine Cantrell loves to sit on her Buddy Bench on the playground at Springdale Elementary and make new friends.  Recently, she made a new—and unexpected— friend on that very bench: Orlando “El Gato” Melendez, a More...

Sports

Highlanders box birds

Heathwood Hall notches victories against Falcons and Cardinals.

How do you forfeit four individual matches and still win a dual by 19 points? Well, you win eight of the nine contested matches, many of them handily. That’s exactly what the Highlanders did. More...

Skyhawks battle back to beat Heathwood Hall

The Heathwood Hall Highlanders built a 24-0 lead against the visiting Hammond Skyhawks in a SCISA Region II- 3A wrestling match Wednesday, January 9, but the Skyhawks roared back to win 48-30.  More...

War Eagles soar past Falcons

Kayla Gordon scored a game-high 24 points to lead the Gray Collegiate Lady War Eagles to a 57-32 win over the Ben Lippen Lady Falcons Thursday, January 10.  Ben Lippen struck first with a jumper from Jenna Shevchick, and a bucket and free throw More...

Travel

My Father’s People

Where you f rom? Who yo’ people? These were important questions asked while I was growing up in Columbia. I learned to answer in this way.... More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER’S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS AND  NOTICE BY  PUBLICATION  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  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...