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News

Midlands observes 75th anniversary of the Doolittle Raid

In a series of patriotic and cultural observances, the Midlands is commemorating the three-pronged 75th anniversary of related historic events: Pearl Harbor, the opening of Columbia Army Air Base, and the Doolittle Raid. More...

Lt. General speaks about Eighth Air Force

E.G. “Buck” Shuler Jr. celebrated his fifth birthday in Venezuela, where his father was an engineer building roads for the oil industry. More...

Columbia City Council approves funding requests

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, February 21.  More...

Business

City Snippets

High speed internet service unveiled  AT&T says it is offering one gigabit internet connections via a 100 percent fiber network for customers in parts of Columbia, including Richland County and surrounding communities. More...

Folks About Town

Greystar Student Living has been awarded the management of Greene Crossing Apartments in Columbia, South Carolina. The 726- bed student housing community is located at 708 Pulaski Street between Blossom Street and Gervais Street. More...

Attorneys Honored

Cor y Manning, a partner in Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP’s Columbia office, is one of 44 leaders from across the Midlands and surrounding areas selected to participate in the 10th Midlands class of the Riley Institute at Furman&rs More...

Society

Miss Stewart and Mr. DeLoach exchange wedding vows January 7, 2017

Caroline Drake Stewart of Columbia and Todd Eric DeLoach of Lexington were united in marriage Saturday, January 7, 2017, at Boyce Chapel of First Baptist Church. The eleven o’clock ceremony was performed by the Reverend Wesley Derek Church. More...

Sports

Falcons tame Bulldogs

The A.C. More...

Blazers gallop to 2nd round

Ridge View’s Kaiden Rice scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Blazers to a 63-49 victory over the visiting Daniel Lions in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs Wednesday, February 15.  More...

Westwood banishes Bears

Adam Douglas scored 12 points, and Cameron Wormack and Russell Jones added 11 each to lead the Westwood Redhawks to a 53-35 victory over the visiting Belton- Honea Path Bears in the first round of the boys’ Class 4A basketball playoffs Wednesda More...

Arts & Entertainment

Aesop's Fables

Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet Junior Company will present an enchanting production of Aesop’s Fables, Saturday, February 26 and Sunday, February 26. Both performance times are 3 p.m. More...

Ballet Stars of New York Gala comes to Koger Center

Six of the ballet world’s brightest talents will shine on the Koger Center stage March 19, as the University of South Carolina Department of Theatre and Dance will present the 12th Annual Ballet Stars More...

State Museum to celebrate artist Guy Lipscomb during Art Day

The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate art in South Carolina during Art Day Saturday, March 4, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. and at a special preview for high school students Friday, March 3, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. More...

Travel

Laos, strangely wonderful

Part 3: The War in Laos

On my trip to Vietnam in 1970, I asked my official U.S. host if it would be possible for me to visit Laos. More...

On Second Thought

From Racial Uplift to Protest Politics

South Carolina’s Teacher Salary Equalization Campaign

South Carolina’s 1940s teacher salary equalization campaign was one of the state’s most vibrant and impactful moments of black teacher activism. The state’s first three equalization cases—Malissa Theresa Smith, Eugene C. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

ASK US AT THE STAR

Why are there so many drug ads on television?

The United States and New Zealand are the only two countries in the world that allow pharmaceutical companies to advertise prescription drugs directly to consumers. Back in 1997, the U.S. More...

Commentary

Things I Hate About You

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

Back in ancient times, before we got old, Suzy and I spent New Year’s holidays in Lower Alabama. My brother Rick owned a condo in Gulf Shores, west of the last red light, for anyone familiar with the once quaint beach town.  More...

Power is not a genetic trait

40–Something

The other day I took my 14-year-old son to the ball fields to practice a little baseball, and it didn’t work out so well for me.  My son did fine. More...

Poodle Pup Psychology

I’m just saying...

“You think Whitman needs a WHAT???” This was my husband Marty’s reaction when I told him I thought our poodle Whitman might need to see a veterinarian psychologist.  “I’ve already Googled one, and she’s willi More...

Education

Afternoon Music Club and Eau Claire Music Club present Scholarship Winners Recital

On Sunday, Feb. 12, 2017, 19 performers amazed their audience of over 100 in concert in the R. Wright Spears Music/Arts Center at Columbia College. More...

Carter Eaves Montgomery

Carter Eaves Montgomery, 69, of Winnsboro, died Wednesday, February 15, 2017. Born in Columbia on January 31, 1948, he was a son of the late John Alexander and Lottie Mae Carter Montgomery.  More...

International students are entertained

On February 10, Richland County Family and Community Leaders along with members of Columbia Council for Internationals (CCFI) and student volunteers welcomed 89 international students representing 26 More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia Animal Services will hold a St. Patrick’s Day pet adoption special March 17, dogs and cats adoption fees will be $17, in celebration of St. More...

Fireflies seek National Anthem singers for 2017 season

Contributed by Columbia Fireflies The 2017 Columbia Fireflies season is approaching quickly, and the team is looking for singers, musical artists, or groups to perform the national anthem prior to each home game. More...

Balance

premieres at Center for Performance Experiment

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Balance, an original play conceived and written by two theatre professors, through February 25 at the Center for Performance Experiment.  More...

Home & Garden

Birds of a Feather

Stopping to smell the flowers

What do a lawyer, pastor, and homeschooler share in common? All have an insatiable curiosity and fascination for birds. More...

Star Chefs

Osso Buco   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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

Legals

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