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News

No vote from Columbia City Council on Dreher rezoning

No vote was taken on the Dreher High School rezoning at the monthly Columbia City Council meeting Tuesday, May 16. More...

Richland County Council members recognize Emmanuel Cunningham, Marcus Edmond, and Richland County Public Works

Richland County Council meeting May 16 began with three proclamations. In the first one, Norman Jackson read the accomplishments of Emmanuel Cunningham, a recent graduate of Cardinal Newman High School. Young Mr. More...

It’s a great day on Busby Street

The Busby Street Community Resource and Training Complex is an eight+ acre site and will provide a perfect venue for community residents to gather for meetings and activities. More...

Commentary

Wolves and other scary creatures

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

During a recent round of golf with Terry, I received a surprise. No, neither of us played like Sergio, or hit a PGA caliber shot and admired it lovingly. More...

Busted!

I’m just saying...

“JULIA HOOK!!!! More...

My Brown Thumb

40–Something

Yard work is not my favorite pastime. I’m not very good at it, and I really don’t have much time for it...at least, that’s what I keep telling myself. More...

Business

Army Navy Store forced to move from Main Street

Downsizing is an increasingly popular move for many homeowners when they reach their ‘60s.  It’s another matter, though, when it’s downsizing your business, and giving up the space wasn’t your idea to begin with.  More...

LongHorn in the Vista hires new managing partner

Brittany Reid has worked in the restaurant business since she was 14. A native of Covington, Georgia, Reid received a bachelor of science in hotel and restaurant management from Georgia Southern University. More...

City Snippets

Irmo builder recognized nationally Builder Magazine has ranked Irmo-based Great Southern Homes as the third fastestgrowing private homebuilder in the country. More...

Sports

Falcons fall in finale

The Brothers Sklizovic (Alex and Aaron) proved to be the difference in the South Aiken Thoroughbreds’ 4-3 win over the A.C. Flora Falcons in the Class 4A boys’ tennis state championship match held at Cayce Tennis and Fitness Center Wednesday, May 17. More...

Cardinals fly into final

Cardinal Newman’s Wyatt Millard had a hat trick by halftime and added one more to lead the Cardinals to a 7-0 win over the visiting Heathwood Hall Highlanders in the SCISA 3A boys’ soccer semifinals Wednesday, May 10.  The Cardinals More...

Cardinal Newman outbattles Hammond

The Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals rattled off 11 shots and had three corner kicks against the visiting Hammond Lady Skyhawks in the SCISA 3A girls’ soccer semifinals Thursday, May 11 but had nothing to show for it until the end of the 32nd min More...

Travel

Morocco

The Kasbah

“Meet meatthe Kasbah.” Who uttered that famous phrase in what movie? Was it Humphrey Bogart in Casablanca ? Marlena Dietrich in The Blue Angel ? Or James Bond in Diamonds are Forever? It was Humphrey Bogart! Bogie to his friends. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

PUBLIC NOTICE The Town of Eastover, 624 Main Street, Eastover SC 29044, will sell the used 2003 Chevrolet Impala 4S VIN#: 2G1WF55K839284075. This vehicle is not in good working condition and is no longer serviceable.   More...

Legals

Full Story

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 Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

Award-winning realtor to head up BullStreet real estate operations

Award-winning Columbia realtor Beronica Whisnant will head up real estate sales and marketing for the BullStreet Neighborhood, as well as serve on project-specific boards such as the BullStreet Master Owner’s Association and the planned BullStr More...

Heise, Moore answer questions about coach’s leave, resignation

When Kevin Heise resigned from Brookland-Cayce High School April 19, it left many unanswered questions. Nearly a month since Heise’s resignation some answers are coming to light. More...

On Second Thought

Lost Landscapes

In 1961 the Ansley Hall Mansion, the Robert Millsdesigned residence at 1616 Blanding Street, was under threat of demolition. More...

Part Two

Before the water began receding; before FEMA showed up with forms and promises of money; before the threat of continued rain had diminished; volunteers, both official and freelance, were looking for someone to help.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Government / Neighborhood

Beulah Baptist Church holds banquet to celebrate mission work in Mali

On the last weekend in April, Beulah Baptist Church, a small rural church in Lower Richland, celebrated 10 years of mission work in Bamako, Mali, West Africa.  On Saturday evening, a banquet was held for all those who had been involved with the More...

New FOI reform bill provides easier access to public information

It’s been a long time coming, but citizens of South Carolina will soon have faster and cheaper access to public documents.  For seven years, the Legislature has for one reason or the other not passed a Freedom of Information (FOI) reform More...

The FriendShip serves senior adults who wish to remain in their homes

In 2013, a new, local non-profit organization called The FriendShip was formed to support senior adults who choose to live in their homes as long as possible by providing support through a network of community volunteers. More...

Society

Divided We Stand

It’s often said that timing is everything, and if this is accurate, University of South Carolina history professor Marjorie J. Spruill’s timing is nothing less than perfect. More...

Sudden Insight: A Gift for a Writer

You can’t always plan for it. While struggling to find the right words, some writers hope a stroke of genius will arrive in the nick of time —a flash of insight to save the day. More...

How does a mature single woman find a man?

The big question all my single friends get is, “Why are you ladies looking for men online?” They seem to think there is a better way. Here are our options: Bars/Clubs For me, that’s just a no. Not my thing. Church? More...

Events

Columbia Parks and Recreation Department offers free gardening workshops

The Columbia Parks and Recreation Department has partnered with the Clemson Cooperative Extension to host a series of gardening workshops designed to give participants the tools needed to start and maintain a healthy garden. More...

Events

•ART University of South Carolina’s McKissick Museum’s exhibition Scenic Impressions: Southern Interpretations from the Johnson Collection, will run May 19–August 5, 2nd floor, North Gallery, corner of Pendleton and Bull street More...

Arts & Entertainment

Family fun at the Forest Acres Festival

The Rotary Club of Forest Acres will present the 18th annual Forest Acres Festival May 20 from 10 a.m.–4.p.m. at the AC Flora High School baseball field. Admission is free. All rides are free. More...

Home & Garden

Spring salad gardens at Thomas Sumter Academy

Stopping to smell the flowers

When students and teachers at Thomas Sumter Academy (TSA) in southeast Columbia decided to plant a garden as part of their spring study of plants, they needed to find the perfect sunlit location. More...

Star Chefs

Broccoli Salad   More...