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National Park Service and S.C. State Park Service enter into a collaborative agreement

The National Park Service and South Carolina’s State Park Service entered into a collaborative agreement January 22 to share resources and visitor services to celebrate NPS’ 100th anniversary. More...

Final: The Columbia Years: Excerpts from Capitol Steps: the Rise, Fall, and Redemption of Congressman Jenrette

Jenrette, a quarter of a century younger than any of the other four legislators from Horry, was the only member of the county delegation actively seeking black votes. More...

Commentary

Spam

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

My email server has two different spam folders. One is filled daily with advertising emails from any company I’ve done business with, inquired into a business relationship with, or maybe dreamed about buying from. More...

Fear of Frying

I’m just saying...

I have learned to fry. More...

Conclusion: Running with Donald Duck

40–Something

The race had concluded quite successfully for my 16-year-old daughter and me. By successfully, I mean I was able to stand upright, and I still had control of all my bodily functions. More...

Education

River Bluff and Dent win mock congressional hearing

River Bluff High School and Dent Middle School won the SC Bar Law Related Education (LRE) Division’s We the People: The Citizen and the Constitution competitions on January 7 in Columbia. More...

School Stars

The 12th annual Richland One Hall of Fame Induction Gala will be held Saturday, February 13 at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street. More...

Sports

Cardinals pin Hammond

Juniors Serjio Montiel, Jonathan Dootson, Josh Garcia, and Delson Coward all scored pinfall victories to help lead the Cardinal Newman Cardinals to a 51-25 victory over the Hammond Skyhawks on Wednesday, January 27 at the new Cardinal Newman gymnasiu More...

Cards bowl over competition

SCISA held its annual team bowling state championships on Thursday, January 21 at Gamecock Lanes in Sumter, and for the second consecutive year, Cardinal Newman’s girls came home victorious, while Laurence Manning took the crown for the boys. More...

Lady Skyhawks fly by Heathwood

Hammond’s Trinity Johnson scored a game-high 22 points to lead the Lady Skyhawks to a 75-36 win over the visiting Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders in SCISA Region I- 3A girls’ basketball action Friday, January 29. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Opera at USC presents Il Barbiere di Siviglia

Based around the antics of the delightfully cunning barber called Figaro, Gioachino Rossini’s much-loved comic opera boasts some of the most entertaining and well-known arias in the opera repertoire. More...

The Honky Tonk Angels take the stage at Town Theatre

What do you get when three women, who meet on a Greyhound Bus, seek to leave behind their humdrum lives to become country-music stars? The Honky Tonk Angels, of course. More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

Part 3: Fernandina, Isle of Many Flags

Fernandina, Florida ( now a city on Amelia Island and part of Greater Jacksonville) proved to be a series of tests the noble crew of the Tigner Tiger failed one after the other. More...

Providence Hospital joins LifePoint Health

LifePoint Health (NASDAQ: LPNT) and the Sisters of Charity Health System announced February 2 that the acquisition of Providence Hospitals by Life- Point Health has been completed. More...

On Second Thought

Annual Chili Cook-Off

Do you love a bowl of “Famously Hot” chili? Cold beer? Great live music? More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital

Forest Acres More...

ASK ANN...

What is a Superbug?

A superbug is a strain of bacteria that is resistant to antibiotics. For the past few years, these sorts of bacteria have infected more than two million people nationwide and have killed more than 23,000 according to the Center for Disease Control. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Bus System has met some challenges, but more is to be done

Dr. Robert Schneider, executive director of The COMET, provided an update on the bus system at the Columbia Council of Neighborhoods meeting Thursday, January 28. More...

DOT puts two new signs in Olympia

At the monthly meeting Wednesday, January 27 of the Olympia Residents Council president Vi Hendley announced the neighborhood has received a pedestrian sign and an emergency fire sign from the Department of Transportation. More...

Cayce City Council approves multi-jurisdictional law enforcement gang investigation agreement

A special council meeting of the Cayce City Council was called to order at 5 p.m. January 20 at the Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center by Mayor Elise Partin. More...

Business

Palmetto Health celebrates Heart Hospitals’ 10th year

February is Heart Healthy Month

While the hospitals of Palmetto Health have been treating heart patients in the Midlands for 50 years, this February marks the 10th anniversary of Palmetto Health Heart Hospital— South Carolina’s only freestanding hospital dedicated solel More...

Richland County Business Service Center marks 10th anniversary

Every January, the local business community begins a new cycle of renewing business licenses, and for the past 10 years, the county’s Business Service Center has helped assist every type of business, from small mom-and-pop shops to large compan More...

City Snippets

Barbecue at Crosshill Market More...

Society

The Governor Robert Gibbes Chapter of The National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century holds first meeting of 2016

The Governor Robert Gibbes Chapter of The National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century held its first meeting of 2016 on January 21 at the Palmetto Club. The speaker was member, Pud Patterson Clarke. Her topic was “The Real 17th Century.” More...

Saudi expert speaks to the Torch Club of Columbia

The Torch Club of Columbia held its first meeting of 2016 at the Palmetto Club on January 26. Eric Davis presided over the meeting. Past National Torch Club President Ed Latimer and 22 members attended. More...

Civitan clubs honor clergy for their heroism

On Monday February 8, the Columbia Civitan Club will join Civitan clubs across North America in honoring our clergy. This tradition began in recognition of the heroism of four U. S. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia and Lexington Animal Services will hold a Fur-Ever Yours pet adoption special for $14 February 12–15, Columbia Animal Services, 127 Humane Lane, and Lexington Animal Services, 321 Ball Park Road, Lexington. More...

Home & Garden

Simulating Spring Indoors

Stopping to smell the flowers

By February each winter, my elementary school teachers were longing for signs of spring. Hardiness zone 5 Illinois residents usually can expect to wait until late April and early May to see magnificent crabapple and lilac blossoms. More...

Star Chefs

Cream Puffs More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5636 and 29- 1540 SC Law as Amended, and are in the custody of th 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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