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News

Bishop Lorick honored; Lake Murray to host World Champion bass fishing tournament

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, December 5.  During the meeting, members of Rehoboth United Church joined Mayor Benjamin and Columbia City Council members in recognizing the honorary naming of the intersection of North Be More...

Confusion consumes Richland County Council meeting

Journalism students from USC were on hand at the December 5 Richland County Council meeting to witness first hand how local government works. They were identified and asked to stand for recognition. More...

Mayor commends Columbia Police Department

Columbia Police Department has been awarded an Advanced Law Enforcement Accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).  More...

Business

Dorn employee discovers sincere passion in taking care of others

Kitty Ford’s job title is labeled as an advanced medical support administrator for Non- Veteran Affairs care coordination. More...

City Snippets

Ted Turner selling island to state The S.C. Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism is asking the legislature for $5 million to buy St. Phillips Island, a 4,682-acre barrier island outside Beaufort. More...

Folks About Town

Jay Bender, a founding partner of Baker Ravenel & Bender, is receiving an Honorary Lifetime Achievement Award from the South Carolina Broadcasters Association. More...

Society

It’s all about tea

At the Garden Club Counci l of Greater Columbia’s September meeting, Melanie Knight, known these days as “the Tea Lady,” presented an interesting, informative, and sometimes humorous program about tea. More...

Kiwanians present South Kilbourne Elementary School with $1,500

The Columbia Golden K Kiwanis Foundation presented a $1,500 check to South Kilbourne Elementary School for the Best Feet Forward program. More...

North Lake Sertoma Club celebrates 50 years of service to mankind

Fifty years ago, Richland Sertoma Club of Columbia sponsored a new civic club dedicated to service to mankind but especially to the needs of children with speech and hearing issues and the needs of the community. More...

Events

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY Brookland Baptist Brotherhood will honor three “Drum Majors in The Movement” during its 2018 Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday program, Saturday, January 13, 9 a.m., 1066 Sunset Boulevard, West Columbia. 803-776-8072. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Blythewood High School Theatre Department to perform A Christmas Carol

The Blythewood High School Theatre Department will host three showings of its own original performance of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol at The Farm in Ridgeway December 12 and 13. The department recently won the S.C. More...

The worst kids in the history of the world!

Correction

Village Square Theatre in Lexington will present The Best Christmas Pageant Ever! More...

Tuition-free school for the arts open for applicants

The Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities, a tuition-free public high school located in Greenville, has begun accepting applications from young artists. More...

Travel

Cameroon: Waza National Park

During my stay in Douala, Cameroon, I had the opportunity to visit the Waza National Park in 1983. It was founded in 1934 as a hunting reserve, became a national park in 1968, and a UNESCO biosphere reserve in 1979. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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Public Notices

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STORAGE AUCTIONS

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World traveler celebrates 100th birthday

At noon Saturday, November 18, a host of family and friends gathered at Trinity Baptist Church Family Life Center to celebrate the 100th birthday of retired educator and world traveler, Rubie Nixon Schumpert. More...

PAALS graduates recognized for excellence

There was laughter, tears, hugs, cheers, but most of all, there was the joy of lives forever enriched and empowered, thanks to three assistance canines who officially earned their graduation diplomas Sunday December 3, 2017, at the annual Palmetto An More...

On Second Thought

Gifts from Historic Holidays

Diving into the imagination, playing dress up, hosting skits and talent shows for parents and friends—children have been dreaming up different ways to play for hundreds of years.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Your Voice, Your Paper

For 23 years I have had the privilege to work in this state. I’m raising my children in South Carolina and will never leave.  More...

Commentary

Squatting or Standing?

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

I spent 60 bucks for a desk that raises your computer gear to a level so one can use it while standing. I was convinced my widening backside, lack of energy, and inability to lose recently gained pounds resulted from being sedentary too much.  More...

Homespun Holidays are just on TV

I’m just saying...

Have you ever noticed that during any holiday, the “do-it-yourselfers” come out of the woodwork? I find it daunting some people can find the time to do some of these things…especially at Christmas and Hanukkah! More...

The Mysterious Mega-Dog

40–Something

Once again I am in serious danger of becoming the grumpy old man screaming at something to get off my lawn...but this time it may be justified.  More...

Education

Cardinal Newman students earn special awards at Youth in Government Conference

Cardinal Newman School’s Model Legislature Delegation earned special awards at this year’s Youth in Government conference held November 15–18 at the South Carolina State House.  More...

DHEC awards local schools as Champions of the Environment

Eight South Carolina schools won grants to support efforts to educate the next generation of environmental stewards, the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control ( DHEC) recently announced. More...

Blythewood High School singers earn All-State Honors

A school record eight Blythewood High singers earned All-State honors based on their auditions recently at Cayce United Methodist Church.  More...

Sports

Lady Cavs handle Hammond

Ten of the 11 players listed on the Richland Northeast roster got into the scoring column as the Lady Cavaliers downed the visiting Hammond Lady Skyhawks 70-38 in girls’ basketball action Wednesday, December 6. More...

Skyhawks fly by Richland Northeast

Lucas Prickett scored a game-high 25 points to lead the visiting Hammond Skyhawks to a 67-46 win over the Richland Northeast Cavaliers in boys’ basketball action Wednesday, December 6.Jordan Burch and Trent Green chipped in 12 points each, and Cleo C More...

Silver Foxes are back-to-back 5A State Champs!!

A defensive stop on a two-point conversion sealed the Dutch Fork Silver Foxes’ second 5A state championship in a row with a 28-27 win over the Dorman Cavaliers Saturday, December 2 at Williams-Brice Stadium. More...

Home & Garden

A Pawtanical Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

During the holidays families are bringing plants into the home as gifts and decorations. Pets want and need to be part of the festivities, but many holiday plants are poisonous to our fur friends. More...

Star Chefs

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Pets

The 2017 trainer’s Christmas wish list for your dog

I bet your Christmas gift list includes presents for your pooch, just like my list does. Two years ago my December article was about A Trainer’s Christmas Wish List for Your Dog. More...