May 17, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Columbia sailor serves aboard floating airport at sea

A Columbia native and 1992 W.J. Keenan High School graduate is serving in the U.S. Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS George Washington.  More...

News

Voter turnout low for Forest Acres election

Forest Acres residents voted, and the results were surprising.  Two newcomers, Tom Andrews and John Barnes, beat longtime councilors Ginger Dukes and Curtis Rye for the at-large city council seats. More...

Commentary

Cleaning to Excess

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

During the annual Cox Boys get together in April, we were trading barbs about every conceivable near weakness any of us possess. My oldest son is renowned for his need for order. More...

Mother’s Day Revived

I’m just saying...

All I wanted was a stapler and a couple of charger cords.  My husband, Marty and my step-son, Van asked me what I wanted for Mother’s Day. More...

Some skills we shouldn’t use

40–Something

I’ve seen some pretty crazy stuff on the road during my lifetime. As a little boy riding with my parents in Alabama, I witnessed a sweet little old lady stop her car in the crossing lane of a major highway. More...

Education

Airport High’s JROTC team places third in the nation at National High School Drill Team Championship

Airport High School’s Army JROTC drill team brought home top honors recently, finishing third overall in the nation at the National High School Drill Team Championship. More...

Cardinal Newman School announces scholarships

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Sports

Skyhawks are State Champs!

The Hammond Skyhawks came back at Lexington’s Blowfish Stadium to win the decisive Game 3, 11-7, over the Ben Lippen Falcons in the finale of last night’s SCISA 3A Baseball State Championship series.Hammond grabbed a 2-0 lead in the top of the second More...

Cardinals are State Champs!

Heading into the 2019 season, Cardinal Newman head boys soccer coach Will Eudy called his current crop of players the “no-name group.” That was because his roster did not theoretically have any “superstars” on it for the first time in many years. More...

Cardinal softball beats Wilson Hall to win State Championship

The Cardinals won the last two games of the three-game series in convincing fashion to win the SCISA 3A Softball State Championship. More...

Home & Garden

A baker’s dozen of cut and come again garden flowers

Stopping to smell the flowers

The cool-season cut and come again salad greens have been succeeded by warm-season cut and come again cutting garden flowers. More...

Star Chefs

By the Dozen!

REALLY Real Strawberry Cupcakes   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS FOR  PROPERTY DAMAGE  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  More...

Notice of Unclaimed Vehicles/Public Sale

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

My Kind of Town!

A celebration of Town’s Centennial Season

In celebration of Town Theatre’s Centennial Season, the theatre invited artists and photographers who have participated in some capacity at Town to submit a creation that reflected and celebrated their unique perspectives or experiences at the More...

Local author draws fine line between truth and fiction

Raegan Teller has been writing her entire working life. She worked as a marketing manager, business writer, and copy editor for many years before retiring from full time employment.  More...

On Second Thought

Jean Toal: Columbia City of Women’s May Honoree

With the UofSC School of Law graduation ceremony this month, it is only appropriate to honor one of South Carolina’s legal trailblazers during May for the Columbia City of Women initiative. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Nuf Sed

Trimming trees on Daily Street to keep the neighborhood safe and the power on. Photo by Jim Covington More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class Johannah E. Deguit graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Deguit is the daughter of Julius and Beth Deguit of Lexington. More...

ATTORNEYS HONORED

David Koysza, Jane Merrill, and Stephanie Nye were recognized as the joint recipients for the 2019 Mentor of the Year Award given by the S.C. Supreme Court’s Lawyer Mentoring Program, administered through the S.C. Bar. More...

REAL ESTATE

NAI Columbia has announced the sale of two historic buildings totaling ±8,954 square feet located at 1216 and 1218 Taylor Street. Broker John Gregory represented the buyer in the transaction. More...

Society

Edward Earl “Ed” Bailey Jr.

Edward Earl (Ed) Bailey Jr., of Irmo, passed away May 12, 2019 in Columbia, S.C. after a brief illness.  More...

Road Trip to the Nation’s Capital

Earlier this month, a few weeks before Washington, D.C. becomes hellishly hot and humid and more crowded than ever, we decided to take a “girls’ road trip” to the nation’s capital. More...

When “Sorry” isn’t enough

Today’s column is a thank you tribute to my good friend and frequent group member Mimi Montgomery Maddock, former publisher and editor of the Columbia Star newspaper. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Fill the Red Truck Fundraiser, benefiting the Animal Mission and Columbia Animal Services, will be held Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, 9 a.m.–5 p.m., corner of Heyward and Holly Streets in Shandon. animalmission.org. More...

Travel

Roach Anxiety

The Nasty Conclusion

I must apologize to roach lovers wherever you are. This story has been based on my personal experiences and my worst childhood nightmares. I am no longer afraid of roaches, and I don’t even hate them. More...

Winederlust

Getting serious about Rosé

Rosé all day. All night. All year. For millennia. I hope you can deal with it. I sure can. And I’m by no means alone in that regard. More...