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May 1, 2009 RSS feed / News

Scholarship recipients give recital

The Scholarship Winners Recital was presented by The Afternoon, Eau Claire, and Morning Music Clubs of Columbia April 26 at Columbia College. More...

Sons of Confederate Veterans honor Confederate Memorial Day

The Jacob Kelley Guild of Hartsville, S.C. More...

NAI Avant celebrates 26 years

Members of NAI Avant Commercial Real Estate Services gave an appreciation party for their clients Tuesday evening, April 14, 2009, at the Columbia Museum of Art. More...

Evening Music Club hosts piano recital

Photo by Jim Covington Sidney Palmer, John Williams, Dave and Lillian Quackenbush pose with Katherine Harris after her solo piano recital at the home of the Quackenbush's hosted by the Evening Music Club. More...

Clarification of History of First Baptist Church April 24, 2009, publication

Legend has it that Columbia's First Baptist Church narrowly missed being torched by Sherman's troops. More...

Columbia Lions Club serves for 87 years

Columbia Lions Club celebrated its 87 year anniversary Monday, April 20 with a celebration and cake cutting at the bi- monthly meeting held at the Capital City Club. More...

SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum ad unique artifacts

The SC Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum recently added two unique artifacts to exhibits in the museum's main gallery - the combat uniform of Representative James E. Smith Jr. More...

Mid- Carolina NAMI 2009 Walk draws 1,100

Buddy Wier, president of Mid- Carolina National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, is happy to report a markedly increased turnout of more than 1,100 registered walkers at the second annual NAMI Walk, Saturday morning, April 26, More...