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City of Cayce announces new police chief

The City of Cayce is thrilled to welcome Byron Snellgrove as the new Cayce Police Chief. Chief Snellgrove will be taking the place of Charles McNair who retired after 16 years of service in Lexington County. More...

News

Shandon Choir to sing at Piccolo Spoleto

The Chancel Choir from Shandon UMC, Columbia, has been invited to sing at the 2016 Piccolo Spoleto Festival in Charleston on Sunday, May 29, at 5 p.m. More...

The top three serve 156 years

Nola Covington has sung in the Shandon United Methodist Choir for 57 years; Melinda Ruff, 51 years; and Belva Hamer, 48 years. More...

SUMC Choir members and years served

Nola Covington, soprano, 57 Melinda Ruff, alto, 51 Belva Hamer, soprano, 48 Donald Tudor, bass, 37 Ann Philbeck, soprano, 36 Leah Tudor, soprano, 32 Bill Brannon, tenor, 34 Libba Perri, alto, 30 Tricia Meadors, More...

Business

SouthernMED Pediatrics and Dr. Pittard move to northeast Columbia

Dr. Andrew Pittard will be receiving new patients at SouthernMED Pediatrics’ new Northeast Columbia facility located at 237 Longtown Road, Columbia 29229 (at the corner of Longtown Rd and Killian Rd). More...

City Snippets

Peach crop worth $90 million More...

Folks About Town

Debbie Cargill has joined Colliers International as a property accountant. Mickey Layden has been elected executive vice president of Colliers International. David Lockwood III has been appointed chief operating officer of Colliers International. More...

Education

Pennies impact Richland County youth

Richland County Transportation Penny Program’s Initiative engages students interested in engineering careers

What do an insulation tube, marble, and pennies have in common? More...

School Stars

Caroline Manning, a third-grade teacher at Brennen Elementary School, was named Richland One’s 2016-2017 Teacher of the Year. Charmaine Primus, a social worker at W. G. More...

Sports

Bengals sign National Letters of Intent

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

Arts & Entertainment

John Work Chorus celebrates 100 year anniversary of Booker T. Washington High School

Each year the John Work Chorus presents a concert the last Sunday in June. This year’s concert is especially significant, as it marks the 100 year anniversary of Booker T. Washington High School. More...

Lexington Two Schools represented at SC Philharmonic Youth Orchestra Concert

Lexington Two Schools were well-represented at the SC Philharmonic Youth Orchestra's last concert of the season. Students from Brookland Cayce and Airport High Schools participated in the concert. More...

Lexington Two dancers win in national dance competition

Students from two Lexington Two schools won awards in dance competition earlier this month. More...

Travel

Madison, Georgia

Linda and I decided to make our trip to FDR’s Warm Springs an exploration of unfamiliar places in Georgia along the way: towns like Madison and Greensborough and Callaway Gardens. More...

Frederica Ansel Bunch and the South Carolina Battleship Silver Service

In 1908, in an important ceremonial duty as the governor’s daughter, Frederica “Fredree” Ansel christened the Battleship USS South Carolina. Coincidentally in the year of her marriage in 1910 to Dr. George H. Bunch, Gov. More...

Westwood drama students to represent S.C. at National Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska

Westwood High School’s Drama Department is still accepting funds for its travel to the National Thespian Festival in Lincoln, Nebraska. More...

On Second Thought

Old Hickory and SC’s 118th Infantry Regiment: Part II

The 118th was originally activated and federalized as the 9th Infantry Division, composed of Army National Guard troops from SC, NC, and Tennessee. More...

Columbia’s viticultural pedigree

With an in-town location of nationally celebrated Pomaria Nurseries and the exotic opulence of the Hampton-Preston Mansion grounds, antebellum Columbia was a nexus of horticultural brilliance. There is a part of this story, however, that is missing. More...

ASK ANN...

Are things really worse in this country or is that just election year talk?

Every election year we hear candidates painting an ugly picture of how things are along with promises to remedy the problems. Candidates tell us the economy is awful, the social fabric is unraveling, and the world has lost respect for America. More...

Commentary

The Finger

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

K.G. Miller was my drafting teacher during senior year. The man was funny, smart, and absolutely unflappable. Perfect for a high school teacher dealing with a class dominated by boys. Wish I’d seen more of him. More...

Spread the news; she needs hair spray

40–Something

My 72-year-old mother is travelling to New York City for a weekend of fun. She could be stressing out about a lot of things going so far from home, but my mom is a little different. More...

Computer Chaos

I’m just saying...

I want a word with Bill Gates. His computers are beginning to drive me nuts! More...

Society

Islamic Imam to speak to Christian group

The Community Church of the Midlands is a progressive Christian fellowship that seeks to follow the teachings of Jesus. The Community Church sees all people as children of God. In doing so, the Community Church cooperates with other Christian groups. More...

Do you remember?

Have you ever heard of a two-sided memory story? Here is one for you. More...

Lewis M. Caswell receives The Order of the Palmetto

Lewis M. Caswell, chairman of W. O. More...

Events

Events

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Duo de Vista in concert

Duo de Vista will be in concert at Kathwood Baptist Church, 4900 Trenholm Road, June 5 at 4 p.m. For more information, call 803-787- 3434 or visit kathwoodbaptist.org. More...

Home & Garden

Weigela’s breeding bonanza spans three centuries

Stopping to smell the flowers

Since the ornamental shrub Weigela florida was introduced to the west in the mid-nineteenth century, plant breeders have been pollinating for perfection. More...

Star Chefs

Firecracker Grilled Alaskan Salmon More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Public Notice: T-Mobile proposes the collocation of wireless antennas on an existing 196-ft AGL building rooftop that is located on a parcel of real estate located at 1829 Senate Street, within the central portion of the City of Columbia, in 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 Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

Legals

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