December 19, 2014 RSS feed / Society

DAR visits a historic bomber

One Saturday morning an interest in history from two different eras of America’s past came together as some of the members of the Columbia Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American visited a historic bomber undergoing res More...

Holiday gifts to help end violence against women

This is the time of year when we’re all busy scrambling to find the perfect gifts for our friends and family. We all want to help people feel good, but what if we could also do good this year? More...

Columbia Green receives community award

The Daughters of the American Revolution’s prestigious Community Service Award was presented this year to Columbia Green for their work to beautify public spaces throughout the city and the surrounding communities. More...

Dorothy Bond Profilet

A Mass of Christian Burial for Dorothy Bond Profilet, 83, will be held at 12:00 noon Friday, December 19, 2014, at St. John Neumann Catholic Church. Commendation and Farewell Prayers will be in Ft. Jackson National Cemetery at 2:00 p.m. More...

Bonnie and John Hancock celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary

Bonnie and John Hancock of West Columbia celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary with a drop-in at their home on December 6. Dozens of friends and family members shared in the fun with heartfelt and hilarious tributes. More...

DAR learns from the Weaver of American’s Forgotten Women

South Carolina author, Sheila Ingles, spoke to Columbia Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) at its Christmas luncheon. More...

Wonder Woman: Back in Business

It’s less than a week ’til Christmas, but there is still time to rush around and buy a Wonder Woman doll or other Wonder Woman paraphernalia online or at your local toy store! More...

Help change a life

Did you know that experiencing a trauma, like rape, changes your brain? Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands’ ( STSM’s) counseling programs are more than therapeutic; they help to restore the neurobiology of the brain after trauma. More...

Johnnie “Jack” Derrick Duffie Jr.

Johnnie “Jack” Derrick Duffie Jr., 64, passed away December 11, 2014. Jack was born January 25, 1950, in Columbia, S.C., the son of the late Col. Johnnie “Jake” Derrick Duffie and the late Betty Duffie. More...

Do you remember?

Dolls I have known

Whatever happened to paper dolls? I used to love playing with them as a child. One well known ladies’ magazine would print a doll and three or four dresses for her to wear. More...