November 21, 2014 RSS feed / Society

Solomon Eichner performs for the Afternoon Music Club

Pictured with Solomon Eichner are members of the Afternoon Music Club: Mary Kay Nolan, Anna Marion Tucker, and Betsy Mashburn. The pianist performed for the club November 10. More...

Local author writes of death and loss, based on a true family story

Many published authors have likened writing a book to giving birth. More...

USC Chapter National Society of the DAR initiated the annual Veteran’s Day event at Dorn VA Medical Center

In 1988, members of the USC Chapter National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution initiated the annual Veteran’s Day event at Dorn VA Medical Center. Three chapter members: Grace Cochran, sister of W. J. B. More...

GFWC-SC. Headquarters Committee to hold holiday gala for historic Sims-Stackhouse Mansion

The antebellum Sims-Stackhouse Mansion in downtown Columbia survived the 1865 burning of Columbia because an officer with the invading Union Army became smitten with a young woman who lived there. More...

Community cat spay/neuter blitz

Columbia Animal Services is partnering with The Animal Mission, The Humane Society of South Carolina, Pawmetto Lifeline, Pet’s Inc., Richland County Animal Care, and Lexington County Animal Services December 4 and 5 for a cat spay/neuter blitz. More...

Can an abusive relationship ever change?

At least one in every three women will be abused by a current or former partner at some point in her life. It’s a statistic we are familiar with, but often ignore. More...

Margaret Leiby Perkins

Margaret Leiby Perkins, 67, died peacefully on Tuesday, November 11, 2014. Margaret was born December 31, 1946, in Worcester, Massachusetts to Kenneth Llewellyn and Rebecca Henry Leiby. More...

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Wonders of the World

We used to hear about the Seven Wonders of the World. They’ve been replaced, at least in conversation, by technology and all the marvels of science we have been permitted to discover like the laser, the radar, DNA, and many more. More...

City kicks off Annual Martin Luther King jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive

The City of Columbia, Richland School District One, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation have kicked off the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Honor the Dream Food Drive benefiting Harvest Hope Food Bank. More...

USC Chapter National Society of the DAR presents new flag to Rockbridge Tennis and Swim Club

Lorelle Wise, Charles Pinckney Chapter DAR, and Linda Murphy and Beth Donelan, USC Chapter DAR, hold flag they presented to Rockbridge Tennis and Swim Club More...

Homes for the Holidays Tour to be December 7

On December 7, 2014, residents of the Shandon and Hollywood- Rose Hill neighborhoods will welcome visitors to the annual Homes for the Holidays Tour. More...