August 18, 2017 RSS feed / Society

Columbia Civitan Club enjoys a Fireflies win

Columbia Civitan Club members and friends took in a Fireflies win over the Charleston Riverdogs Monday night August 7 in support of the Babcock Center. More...

Frances Shelley “Scottie” Asbill

Dr. Frances Shelley “Scottie” Asbill, 76, passed away peacefully August 7, 2017, surrounded by her family. Dr. Asbill was born January 5, 1941, in Columbia, South Carolina, the daughter of the late Lauren W. and Lucile Brown Shelley. More...

‘Flâneuse-ing’ Our Way Through France

To be a “flâneur” in 19th-century Paris, first of all, one had to be male. From the French verb “flâner,” a “flâneur” was “one who wanders aimlessly.” There was no feminine form of this noun.  More...

The Kindred Spirit Mailbox by the Sea

Coastal shorelines change and shift with the tides and storms, but some things manage to stay the same—with a little help from their friends. More...

Carolyn Barker Bowen

Carolyn Barker Bowen died at her home August 9, 2017, surrounded by her family. Carolyn was born in Beaufort, S.C., April 2, 1930, the daughter of Lewis Carroll Barker and Martha Katherine Bexley Barker. More...

Capital Rotary’s David Boucher vies for district honor

Rotary District 7770 Gov. More...

Happy Birthday! Irene Wegrzynowski

The Caughman Road Seniors met for lunch Wednesday, August 2 and presented Irene Wegrzynowski with a surprise birthday cake. Mrs. Wegrzynowski celebrated her 96th birthday August 14. More...

Capital Rotary Club welcomes two new members

EJ Newby and Carol Caulk were welcomed to Capital Rotary membership. Newby was sponsored by Craig Lemrow and Carol Caulk, Ione Cockrell. They’ve both been active in other clubs.  More...

Culinary specialist serves on USS Ashland

Culinary Specialist Seaman Kelijah Rheubottom from Columbia poses in front of completed entrees in the kitchen of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48) during a cooking competition. More...