April 20, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Annual Columbia International Festival celebrates cultural diversity in the Midlands

Over 20,000 people attended the 23rd annual Columbia International Festival this past weekend. More...

Seniors at Parklane Adult Activity Center present Cinderella’s Slipper

The Richland County Recreation Commission presented Cinderella’s Slipper Friday, April 6 at The Parklane Adult Activity Center. More...

STSM thanks the community

The community’s hard work, passion, and commitment helped raise a grand total of $97,124 at Walk A Mile In Their Shoes Thursday, April 12.  Walk A Mile In Their Shoes is more than watching a bunch of men wobble around in heels. More...

Business

Brittons Gives Launch Party helps raise money for three organizations

Brittons of Columbia has become a part of the Central Carolina Community Foundation to honor Stacy Levinson’s parents and the founders of Brittons, Arnold and Faye Levinson. More...

Local romance writer hosts multi-author book event

Multi- published local romance novelist, Synithia Williams, is hosting the 2nd Southern Girls Sip and Read Romance Reader/Writer Mixer April 28, 2018 at the West Columbia Community Center in West Columbia, S.C. More...

Riverbanks’ newest residents are purr-fect

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is proud to announce that the Zoo’s African lion pride has grown. More...

Society

When women win, does everyone win?

What pops into your head when someone mentions Iceland, that beautiful island nation in the North Atlantic? That it’s a land of creeping glaciers, erupting volcanoes, spitting geysers, and snowy mountains? More...

How to jumpstart your personal writing

Writing for one’s self can be awfully important, but sometimes it isn’t easy. As soon as you tell yourself you’re going to write, grab your pen and paper and prepare to write, all of those incredible thoughts you had vanish. More...

The dead bird on my deck

I had a dead bird on my deck. A cardinal. It was out there about a week before I could bring myself to get it to the trash.  Some people believe cardinals are reminders of loved ones who have passed. More...

Events

Events

•ART The 12th Annual Arts on the Ridge Show & Sale will be held May 4 and 5, downtown Ridgeway, Friday, 6–8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m.–3 p.m. RidgewaySC.org. •CONFERENCE More...

Synod of the Diocese of the Holy Cross hosted by Cathedral of the Epiphany

The Synod of the Diocese of the Holy Cross will be hosted by the Cathedral of the Epiphany, 2512 N. Beltline Boulevard. More...

Arts & Entertainment

New mural completed for 2018 Indie Grits

One Columbia for Arts and History and Indie Grits have announced the completion of a new mural titled “Grow Together” along Monticello Road in North Columbia in conjunction with the 12th Annual Indie Grits Festival.  More...

William Douglas Master’s Degree Recital

William Douglas is a candidate for the master of music degree in organ performance from the University of South Carolina where he studies with Dr. Jared Johnson. More...

Travel

Winederlust

A Wine by Any Other Name

These days it seems like we all have a nickname, non de plume, or a pseudonym. In this era of social media, who doesn’t have a pithy digital handle, right? More...

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Four: Uzupio, a strange republic

As our host, Andrius, drove us to a meeting in downtown Vilnius, Lithuania, we came upon a strange little place tucked tightly into a corner of the Old Town. More...

Vote for Cayce

For the fourth year in a row, the National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) is collaborating with The Walt Disney Company to help fund local park improvement projects across the country through the national “Meet Me at the Park” Ear More...

On Second Thought

HP turns 200: Matriarch Mary Cantey Hampton

This article is part of an ongoing series in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Hampton-Preston Mansion’s construction. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

New Shingles Vaccine

ASK US AT THE STAR

Tell us about the new shingles vaccine. If I have already had the first vaccine, do I need to get the new one? More...

Commentary

My Lucky Day

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

I got an email from the White House recently. It appears to be from Chief of Staff John Kelly. He took time in his extremely busy day to let me know they have been working on a problem that involves me.  More...

Code Breaking and Other Secrets to a Successful Marriage

40–Something

My wife and I recently celebrated our 23rd year of marriage. How did we mark such a momentous occasion? More...

Umbrella Umbrage

I’m just saying...

“Julia, why are the umbrellas back up? More...

Education

Airport High School’s student council receives national award

For its exemplary record of leadership, service, and activities that aim to improve the school and community, Airport High School’s student council has been recognized as a 2018 National Gold Council of Excellence by the National Student Counci More...

Richland One enrolling students in Language Immersion Program for 2018-2019

Parents interested in their children receiving a bilingual education in Richland One’s Language Immersion Program can start enrolling them now. More...

Blythewood High School freshman wins state competition

Blythewood High School freshman Emiya Gallman’s poster “Healthy Soils Are Full of Life” has been named by the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District as the state winner in the seventh through ninth Grade Division of the Conse More...

Sports

Hammond stuns Cardinal Newman

Hammond’s Isaac Mikell ripped the net in the fourth minute of the match, and the Skyhawks’ defense made the goal stand up as Hammond blanked the visiting Cardinal Newman Cardinals 1- nil in a boys’ SCISA Region I-3A soccer match Fri More...

Dreher’s Kleinfelder eclipses 500 wins

For a head coach, any milestone victory is a memorable occasion. More...

Cardinals blank Skyhawks

Cardinal Newman’s Melinda Ingwersen scored four goals, Emily Berg added two, and Caitlin Murphy had one as the Lady Cardinals downed the Hammond Lady Skyhawks 7-nil in SCISA Region I-3A girls’ soccer action Friday, April 13 at Hammond.&nb More...

Home & Garden

Native Triplets in Trotwood

Stopping to smell the flowers

A plant community more often associated with the Appalachian mountain chain populates the hilly pine-oak-heath forest community of southeastern Richland County in lovely residential Trotwood. More...

Star Chefs

Strawberry and Feta Salad

1 cup slivered almonds2 cloves garlic, minced1 tsp. honey1 tsp. Dijon mustard1/4 cup raspberry vinegar2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar More...

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Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

4x  NOTICE TO BIRTH  FATHER  ARIZONA REVISED  More...

Storage Auctions

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE Abbott’s Mini Storage: 1301 Percival Road, Columbia, SC 29223. Sale: Friday April 27, 2018 @ 10:00 am. More...