October 19, 2018 RSS feed / Society

Colonial descendant Aliene Humphries promotes history appreciation and preservation

Proudly descended from American patriots with service to the country well before the American Revolution, Columbian Aliene Shields Humphries has become a woman warrior herself, crusading to preserve history, especially that of significant battlefield More...

Thursday Book Club celebrates 81st anniversary

The Thursday Book Club began in 1937 when six women decided to form a book club. For 81 years, meetings have been held on the morning of the third Thursday of the month. More...

Mayor Benjamine to host annual Isabel Law Breakfast

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host the Annual Mayor's Campaign Against Breast Cancer Isabel Law Breakfast Friday, November 2, 6–9 a.m., in the parking lot of City Hall, 1737 Main Street.  More...

Reprise: Anita Hill (and Christine Blasey Ford)

I still believe Anita Hill. I believe Christine Blasey Ford. Each and every one of my female friends also believe these brave women. Truly, as a colleague of mine said the other day, these are times that try women’s souls. More...

“Just Tell Us What You Like” pizza specials and special requests

The Kevin. It’s not on the menu, but it should be. At Il Georgione Pizzeria and Wine Bar on Devine Street, the pizza specials are named after the staff. More...

Robert Herron Philp Jr.

Dr. Robert Herron Philp Jr., age 84, died Friday, October 5, 2018. He was born on September 10, 1934 in Demorest, Ga., to Robert Herron and Orpha Susannah Thomas Philp. He was predeceased by his parents and brother-in-law, William Brooks. More...

Iris Garden Club celebrates 80 years

Iris Garden Club celebrated its 80th anniversary with a luncheon October 10.  More...

Paul Harris donor recognized

Capital Rotary member Gene Oliver was recognized October 3 for his latest donation to The Rotary Foundation in support of international programs promoting peace and world understanding. More...

Write your own Reverse Poem

I recently came across a poem online that took my breath away. I was stunned by the message in the poem as well as the unusual way it was delivered. More...

There is no news today

April 18, 1930. Good Friday. Families in the UK are crowded around their radios, waiting for an intermission in Wagner’s opera, Parsifal, during which the General News Bulletin would be announced. More...