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News

One SC Fund Awards $165,000 for Hurricane Florence Relief

The One SC Fund Grants Committee has announced the first round of grant awards for Hurricane Florence relief and recovery projects across South Carolina. Grantees will receive a total of $165,000 to support their projects. More...

Harvest Hope needs tuna donations

Harvest Hope Food Bank is seeking help from the community in the form of tuna donations. More...

Columbia Police Department donates over 3,000 lbs. in supplies for disaster relief

The Columbia Police Department, in partnership with Serve & Connect, donated over 3,000 lbs. of food and supplies and 10 pallets of water to those affected by flooding from Hurricane Florence.  More...

Commentary

Road Trips

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

My friend Mike has retired, way past the time most of the rest of us have. I got an email from him on the Sunday before our nation’s birthday reminding me that was his final week of actually showing up for work.  More...

Cat Naps

I’m just saying...

I tried to tell my husband Marty he was making a mistake but…he just wouldn’t listen.  If you’ve been reading this column, you know we have had a major renovation at our house. More...

The Key to Senility

40–Something

Last Friday I almost became the first human being to die of thirst in his own neighborhood. A series of mistakes, missteps, and possibly my own impending senility led to this near tragedy. More...

Society

Miss Ott and Mr. Baccene exchange wedding vows July 14

Caroline Dorothy Ott of Rowesville, S.C. More...

Shandon Methodist honors first responders

A Saturday buffet breakfast in commemoration of 911 was enjoyed by the Wesley Fellowship Class at Shandon United Methodist Church and firefighters from Station 9 on Devine Street. More...

Barbara Leigh Kohn

The amazing, sweet, kind, and colorful soul of Barbara Leigh Kohn left this world on Monday, September 24, 2018 after a brief illness, surrounded by loving family. More...

Events

Events

•AIRPORT REAL IDs may be purchased at Columbia Metropolitan Airport Wednesday, October 17, 10 a.m.–2:30 p.m. The SCDMV mobile office will be on-site in the Airport’s Carolina Room which is located in the baggage claim level. More...

Arts & Entertainment

UofSC Lab Theatre celebrates biting humor of Christopher Durang one-act plays

Two outrageous one-act plays will take the stage at the UofSC Lab Theatre October 14–17, as the Department of Theatre and Dance presents Double Durang: An Evening of One- Acts by Christopher Durang. More...

701 Center for Contemporary Art announces CCA Prize 2018 Finalists

701 Center for Contemporary Art has announced the finalists for the 701 CCA Prize 2018 are Carey W. Morton of Charleston, Alexander Thierry of Columbia, and Jena Thomas of Spartanburg. More...

Home & Garden

Two Golden Girls at Work Along the Highway

Stopping to smell the flowers

Rural roads and highways on the outskirts of the city are lined with seasonal wildflowers throughout the year. In September and October two golden native composite family wildflowers take turns lighting up the highways with the fire of fall.  More...

Star Chefs

Golden Rum Cake   More...

Pets

For dogs it’s Trick AND Treat

It’s almost Halloween, a great time to teach your dog a trick and give him a treat. Most trainers are fans of trick training. It’s not as silly as it sounds. More...

Helping women find their voice

Dr. Katrina Hutchins, known by most as “Dr. K,” is living out her life’s passion. More...

Restoring Randolph Cemetery

A ceremony commemorating the 150th anniversary of the death of African-American State Senator Benjamin F. Randolph will be held Tuesday, October 16 at Randolph Cemetery, 301 Elmwood Avenue beginning at 11a.m.  More...

On Second Thought

Get to know Historic Cottontown

Explore the many sites and stories of Cottontown with Historic Columbia Sunday, October 14 during their Weekend Strolls and Rolls program presented by Seed Architecture. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Are you a cat person or a dog person?

ASK US AT THE STAR

What advice do you have for someone who wants a pet – a dog or a cat? At the risk of fighting like cats and dogs, let’s wade into the question. More...

Business

Nine CEOs set to take the stage at 3rd Annual Executive Summit

On October 19, small business leaders have the opportunity to go to “ infinity and beyond” without ever leaving the comfort of the South Carolina State Museum. More...

Village Idiot celebrates National Pizza Month

October is National Pizza Month, and the locally and independently owned Village Idiot Pizza restaurant, with three locations across the Columbia, S.C. area, is celebrating all month long. More...

Google.org awards $250,000

On October 3, Grow with Google announced $250,000 in grants to four local nonprofits as part of the Google.org Impact Challenge Columbia. More...

Education

Four Richland One seniors named commended students

Four Richland One seniors have been named Commended Students in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship Program, one of the country’s most prestigious academic recognition programs. More...

Dictionary project serves students

Capital Rotary Club members John Guignard (standing left rear) and Rowland Alston (standing right rear) helped deliver new paperback dictionaries to Arden Elementary School third-grade class as part More...

R2i2 speaker series features author Alice Walker

The Richland Two Conference Center at R2i2 is bringing thought-provoking and sought-after writers and speakers to Northeast Richland County. More...

Sports

Heathwood Hall grounds Falcons

The Heathwood Highlander defense stopped a two-point conversion attempt by the Ben Lippen Falcons with 1:31 left in the game to hold on for a 27-26 win Friday, October 5. More...

Highlanders’ Ward, Cardinals’ Dayhuff win Highlander Invitational

Heathwood Hall seventh grader Jais Ward ran away with the girls’ individual championship at the Highlander Invitational on the campus of Heathwood Hall October 3. More...

Football Schedule

October 4 results Gray Collegiate 42-Columbia 6 Chester 54-Keenan 6  October 5 results A.C. More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 20: Turkey Hazing

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) Papa and Bub [Daddy’s brother John A.] went to Presbyterian College (PC) in Clinton, S.C. More...

Part 21: Playing Football at PC

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) Billy Barron, a friend of mine from Greeleyville, had finished Presbyterian College ( PC) and was attending medical school in Charleston. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

THIRD NOTICE  OF LIS PENDENS  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...

Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION   More...