October 31, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

New mural completed in Columbia’s Downtown

One Columbia for Arts and History announces the establishment of a mural space on Taylor Street at the corner of Main and the completion of the first mural. More...

On Second Thought

The Haunted Citadel

It’s Halloween again, and that means more spooky tales and stories from South Carolina’s prolific supernatural past. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Spirits from the Past

In my line of work the past is present; indeed, it is central to my day-to-day existence. I often see our cityscape through the eyes of people who knew it decades, if not centuries, ago. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Eau Claire Community Council throws pumpkin patch event for day-care children

The Eau Claire Community Council hosted its third annual, twoday pumpkin patch event at the historic Monteith School for local day-care children. More...

CCN addresses homelessness

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods tackled the homeless issue during a symposium at its monthly meeting Thursday, October 23. More...

We are proud descendants because “Victory Starts Here”

In an event like none before it, on November 1 from 9 a.m.–4 p.m., The Seventh Annual Descendants of Landowners of Ft. More...

Education

From Cardinal Newman to clerk in South Africa

I was honored to address Cardinal Newman’s seniors at their graduation this past May. More...

A.C. Flora High School presents Little Shop of Horrors this weekend

The Fine Arts Department at A. C. Flora will present the musical Little Shop of Horrors Wednesday and Thursday, October 29 and 30 at 6 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday, November 1 and 2 at 3 p.m. More...

Sports

Silver Foxes take over in the 4th

The Dutch Fork Silver Foxes, facing a 12-10 deficit at the beginning of the fourth quarter, flipped on the light switch to find two touchdowns and completely shut down the Spring Valley Vikings in the final stanza, clinching a 25-12 win in a Region I More...

Lady Falcons fly to Class 3A Quarterfinals

The A.C. Flora Lady Falcons have gotten off to an excellent start in the Class 3A girls’ tennis playoffs making quick work of Walhalla and Blue Ridge in the Upper State bracket. More...

Ellen and Richards win SCISA cross country championships

Heathwood Hall’s Sydney Ellen won her second straight SCISA 3A cross country girls’ state championship at Heathwood Hall Saturday, October 25 beating out 80 runners from 11 schools. More...

Home & Garden

Party with plants on Halloween

Stopping to smell the flowers

This Halloween let nature haunt your house. Spook the daylights out of trick or treaters with a chorus of creepy chlorophyll costumed companions like bats, cats, spiders, and more! More...

Star Chefs

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds 1-1/2 cups raw wholepumpkin seeds2 tsp. butter, melted1 pinch salt Preheat oven to 300 degrees. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicle(s) are subject to towing, repair and / or storage liens; are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5635 and 29-15- 10 SC Law as Amended; and are in custody of Murp More...

Legals

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60440.F34645R NOTICE OF MASTER IN EQUITY SALE C/A# 11-CP-40-8211 BY VIRTUE OF A DECREE of the Court of Common Pleas for Richland County, South Carolina, heretofore issued in the case of Green Tree Servicing LLC, against Tron Daniels, et al, the Maste More...

K-9 officers receive generous gifts of two Kevlar ballistic vests

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and the Richland County Sheriff ’s Foundation received a very generous donation from Preston Covington on behalf of Wells Fargo Advisors at Hay Hill Market dur More...

Attention, local high school musicians

The Game of Tones, sponsored by The Friends of Justin Foundation, is for high school musicians who write and perform original music. More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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Starve a fever? ...Huh, I don’t think so

I’m just saying...

You know those people who get a little head cold and stay home for a day or two, and when they come back to work, they tell you they’ve lost six pounds? I find those people extremely exasperating. More...

Designer Rum

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

I noticed her while walking through the door at Morganelli’s, an adult beverage store in Forest Acres. The young lady was obviously dressed so people, especially men, would notice her when they first walked through the door. More...

Business

Jemme Stewart counsels on how to respond to life’s inevitable stress

Mental health therapist and yoga instructor Jemme Stewart brings more than theory to her practice, having had to incorporate its principles into her own life through a succession of personal challenges that came her way. More...

City Snippets

S.C. unemployment up to 6.6 percent More...

Folks About Town

Cheryl Holland, with Abacus Planning Group, has received the FFI GEN (Global Education Network) Certificate in Family Business Advising (CFBA) by the Family Firm Institute. More...

Society

You are invited to the Carlisle Street “Art Block”

Columbia–Carlisle Street, a one block shortcut from the Heathwood neighborhood to Millwood Avenue, is changing its appearance. More...

Miss Jamison and Mr. Cribbs marry in Warrenton, Virginia

Kathryn Laura Jamison and Aubrey Rendleman Cribbs, both of Washington, D.C., were married September 20, 2014, at 4:30 p.m. on the lawn of The Inn at Vint Hill in Warrenton, Virginia. The bride’s aunt, Rev. Trisha Miller Manarin, assisted Rev. More...

The Governor Robert Gibbes Chapter of the National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century welcomes state president

Governor Robert Gibbes Chapter of The National Society Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century welcomed South Carolina state president, Mary Duvall, to its fall meeting October 16, 2014, at the Palmetto Club. More...

Events

Events

•ART The Art Block Bash on Carlisle Street will be held Thursday, November 6, noon–7 p.m. Artwork for 40 artists will be available for purchase. 719-1713 or juliaseabrookmoore@gmail.com. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Workshop Theatre presents The Dining Room

Workshop Theatre welcomes the audience into The Dining Room by A. R. Gurney November 6- 9 for the second show of the season at The Market Space at 701 Whaley. More...

USC Dance Company to perform Company B

The University of South Carolina Dance Company will grace the Koger Center stage with an evening of classic and contemporary repertoire in 20th Century Masterpieces, November 6-7 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Travel

Hot Springs, A Quaint Mountain Town

Conclusion: The Pleasure

In our short weekend getaway in Hot Springs, Linda and I packed in as much pleasure as possible. More...

Correction

I enjoyed Warner Montgomery's article about the Esmeralda Inn. My wife and I are already talking about a getaway there. More...

Correction

In Warner Montgomery’s Bagnal’s Bottom conclusion, the name included should have been spelled “Katharine Wertz Davis.” More...