February 22, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Columbia City Council approves new water meters, gets updated on BPAC

The Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, February 19.  More...

Richland County Council recognizes community leaders

The February 19 Richland County Council meeting opened with a couple of resolutions. First, Margaret DuBard was recognized for her long and exemplary service to Richland County, primarily as a member of the Conservation Commission.  More...

Olympia residents request another meeting for Greenway project

The We Are Olympia Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Monday, February 18.  Residents were outraged when they learned they had missed a meeting held by the Richland County Penny Tax regarding the Smith Rocky Branch Greenway projec More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

Lisa W. Hailey has been named president and CEO at EdVenture Children’s Museum. More...

REAL ESTATE

NAI Columbia director of retail services Pat r ick Palmer, CCIM represented the landlord in the lease transaction of the former Applebee’s Restaurant at 245 Oneil Court in Columbia, S.C. More...

City Snippets

Dominion to explain no checks   More...

Society

Carlisle “crowned” queen of bridge

Rhett’s Bridge Club (RBC) “crowned” the 2018 top player, Holly Carlisle, at a recent game at Forest Lake Club. More...

Rotaract participates in community service

Members of the University of South Carolina’s Rotaract Club got hands-on community service experience February 13 when they joined other volunteers from Capital Rotary at Harvest Hope Food Bank More...

Gerald Floyd

Gerald Daniel Floyd, died Sunday, February 17, 2019. A visitation will be held Wednesday, February 27, 2019 from 4–7 p.m. at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. At Gerald’s strict request, no funeral service is planned. More...

Sports

Hammond holds off Heathwood

The Hammond Skyhawks battled back from a nine-point first quarter deficit, and then held off the Heathwood Hall Highlanders to win 49-41 in a SCISA 3A quarterfinal playoff matchup at the Sumter County Civic Center Wednesday, February 20. More...

Lady Vikings quiet Byrnes

The formula has gotten familiar by now. Score early when the opportunity is there. Get a feel for what your opponent can, or cannot, do offensively; then get your defense locked in accordingly. More...

Lady Raiders declaw Wolverines

Last season, the Keenan Lady Raiders captured the girls’ state 2A basketball championship. This a new year, and Keenan is in a new classification. On Thursday, February 14, the Lady Raiders climb to the top of the 3A mountain took another step. More...

Home & Garden

Winter Wanderings

Stopping to smell the flowers

While many parts of the country are blanketed in snow, the winter landscape in South Carolina is covered in camellias. February is the month of peak bloom for Camellia japonica, cold-tolerant shrub native to China and Japan. More...

Star Chefs

Quick and Easy Dinners

Quick and Easy Chicken Piquant   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS  (NON-JURY)  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY  OF RICHLAND  IN THE COURT OF  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...

National guard gets new adjutant general

U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Van McCarty, the incoming adjutant general of South Carolina, receives the colors from South Carolina Gov. More...

On Second Thought

Historic Site Spotlight: South Carolina State Hospital

The best way to grasp the size of a town or city is to see it from a bird’s eye perspective, whose distance allows the viewer to see the entirety of what they can only see small portions of while walking or driving. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Correction

From the February 15 story Dubard to be honored... correct spelling is DuBard   More...

Commentary

Drinking with friends and sharp objects

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

Got an interestingly different email from a guy named Rusty recently. My readers’ correspondence usually features negative thoughts and suggestions. More...

Media Manipulations

I’m just saying...

I’m beginning to wonder about the current ad campaigns we see on television and in magazines these days. Especially the ones aimed at women. No matter what they’re advertising, I think they are missing their target audience every time. More...

Mulch Ado About Nothing

40–Something

I got a letter the other day from my homeowners’ association. That’s never good because homeowners’ associations don’t send letters just to say “Hello” or “Man, your house looks fantastic!”  Nope. More...

Education

Airport High’s JROTC drill team takes top spot in 4th Brigade Best of Best championship

Airport High School’s Army JROTC drill team brought home another top honor recently, finishing first overall in the 4th Brigade Best of the Best Drill Team Championship. More...

Brookland-Cayce High senior’s business takes writing to a whole new level—and wins an award

Taylor Jackson is many things at Brookland Cayce High School— a member of the Math Honor Society, National Honor Society, a Bearcat Ambassador, and a varsity volleyball player.  Now, she can add entrepreneur to the list.  More...

Lexington Two students named Myrdis Walker Scholars

Sixty-two Lexington Two students will be inducted into the Myrdis Walker Scholars program this month.  The program recognizes African-American students in eighth through 12th grades who have demonstrated academic excellence. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Stop the presses— Newsies takes the stage at Town Theatre

Meet Jack Kelly, a newsboy who dreams of life away from the big city. More...

Stages, “heartbreakingly funny” story of unexpected cancer battle, comes to UofSC Lab Theatre in March

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance, in partnership with the Colorectal Cancer Prevention Network (CCPN), will present a special engagement of Stages by David Lee Nelson at the Lab Theatre, March 7-8. More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

Part 5: St. Augustine

The brave crew of the Tigner Tiger survived the Fernandina Beach disaster and bravely sailed on with great anticipation. More...

Winederlust

Sparkling rosé is close to wine perfection

As a wine educator and sommelier I’m frequently asked to divulge my favorite wines. It’s difficult for me to answer, as I genuinely find merit in most wines I am fortunate enough to taste. More...