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News

Olympia elects new officers

The We Are Olympia Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Monday, September 17.  We Are Olympia residents elected officers for the 2018-2019 year which include: Joey Jaco, president; Larry Gamble, vice president; Karen Castine , secre More...

Palmetto SeniorCare PACE celebrates caregivers

September is National PACE® (Programs of All- Inclusive Care for the Elderly) Month. More...

Richland County Council hears from concerned citizens

The September 18 Richland County Council meeting offered those in attendance a presentation by Pam Dukes, executive director of Senior Resources. More...

Business

Folks About Town

David Cuda, Neil Jones, Debbie Lane, Tripp Bradley, Tommy Jonson, Dave Mathews, John Montgomery, Garrett Scott, and J.P. Scurry have been appointed as shareholders at Colliers International. More...

Real Estate

NAI Avant announced Keller Williams Realty will occupy ±11,845 square feet of office space in the Brookside Office Park located at 1 Harbison Way in Columbia, S.C. More...

City Snippets

Jackie Hite’s Bar-b-que closing  Jackie Hite’s Bar-b-que in Batesburg-Leesville is closing after 39 years. More...

Society

Captain Marvel and “The Year of the Woman?”

The promotions have already started for Captain Marvel, a live-action film featuring the fictional female superhero from Marvel Comics that will be released in March. More...

Universal and timeless stories that teach

A friend recently told me her coworkers gave her the nickname “The Little Red Hen” because she often took on everyone else’s task when others were not willing to get their jobs done. More...

Women’s Empowerment SC ’18 features all-star line-up

The Big DM, Hot 103.9/93.9, and The City of Columbia’s Office of Business Opportunities will present Women’s Empowerment of South Carolina 2018 Saturday, September 29, 2018 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, with doors openin More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Dog Walk—Woof Walk Wag, hosted by SQ Rescue, will be held October 14, Columbia Country Club. woofwalkwag.myevent.com. More...

Arts & Entertainment

UofSC Theatre Program opens new season with stage adaptation of Oscar–winning film

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Shakespeare in Love, the popular stage adaptation of the Oscar-winning film, October 5–13 at Drayton Hall Theatre.  More...

Home & Garden

Canna Worms and More

Stopping to smell the flowers

Cannas are popular perennial plants whether in trailer parks, botanical gardens, gated estates, backyards, or highway medians. They are valued for their flamboyant foliage and flower colors bringing a touch of the tropics to temperate zones.  More...

Star Chefs

Autumn Cheesecake More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND IN THE FAMILY COURT FIFTH  JUDICIAL CIRCUIT  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...

Florence breezes through Columbia

Ominous clouds from Hurricane Florence brushed past Columbia but fortunately, most of the damaging winds stayed away. More...

On Second Thought

Jubilee turns 40

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture, making it the longest-running festival in recent Columbia history.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Natural disasters can spawn charity and repair scams

ASK US AT THE STAR

Following Hurricane Florence, how do consumers avoid charity and repair scams?   Following Hurricane Florence, how do consumers avoid charity and repair scams?  More...

Commentary

Biking for Free Speech

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

While biking down Kennerly Road recently, I noticed an oncoming car. Glancing into my cheap Walmart mirror revealed one approaching from behind.  More...

Snuffing out the Sound of Music

I’m just saying...

My contractor is getting tough.  We’ve been in a renovation for the past several weeks that includes enlarging our kitchen and a new walk-in closet for me. More...

Fantasizing about football

40–Something

I’ve never given a rip about the NFL except for playoff time and, of course like most Americans, the Super Bowl. But as a general rule, that’s been it for me. More...

Education

Eleven Richland One seniors named 2019 National Merit Scholarship semifinalists

Nationwide, more than 16,000 seniors are competing in this prestigious national program which awards scholarships to academically talented students. More...

Richland One wins national award for Soar into Summer Success Project

Richland One has earned a 2018 Partnership District Award from the National Network of Partnership Schools (NNPS) at Johns Hopkins University for its Soar into Summer Success project. More...

Censored

It was a Tuesday—a couple of weeks ago. I just received my school issued laptop the day prior. And I had a bad feeling about what I was going to find.  More...

Sports

Skyhawks come back to win against Highlanders

When rivals come together, their battles are often see-saw affairs that come down to the last ball for the last point in the final set. More...

Heathwood Hall outlasts Hammond

Girls Tennis Heathwood Hall 5, Hammond 4 More...

High school sports impacted by Hurricane Florence

For the third time in four years, weather has impacted fall sporting events for high schools across South Carolina. More...

Travel

Winederlust

Where to go in Napa now

As the largest wine producer in the United States, California contains about 80 percent of the country’s vineyard acreage and makes almost 90 percent of the wine. More...

Ode to my Father

Part 17: Read All About It! The Greeleyville Rabbit!

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) Greeleyville made the national news back in the 1930s. The Williamsburg County town was having an election for mayor. More...