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The 22nd Annual Carolina Celebration of Liberty to be held at First Baptist Church June 28

The 22nd Annual Carolina Celebration of Liberty will be held at 4 pm and 7:30 pm on Sunday, June 28 in the 3,400- seat sanctuary of Columbia's First Baptist Church located at 1306 Hampton Street in downtown Columbia, South Carolina. More...

On Second Thought

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It's not a criticism; It's an observation

Politics and football

In the early 1920s the South was suffering from an inferiority complex. The Civil War and subsequent Reconstruction decimated the area economically and established southern men as substandard by their northern counterparts. More...

Thirty- something speaks

Asleep or not, it's all about TV

My mother likes to say that men have a button in the back of their heads. When this button is pushed by something like the headrest of a La- Z- Boy recliner or the cushions of a couch, then men are rendered powerless and consumed by sleep. More...

Business

SAVE- A- WATT

Duke Energy advocates for change in the way power companies do business.

Shareholder- owned electric utility monopolies, such as SCE&G here in the Midlands and Duke in the Upstate, have to make a return for their shareholders. More...

Briefs

Top 100 in the country In a study conducted by Audit Integrity, Forbes magazine named SCBT Financial Corporation one of the Top 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in the U.S. More...

Darrell Hanshaw of D's Wings

Most people grow up thinking the restaurant business is straightforward enough, a manageable enterprise for just about anybody. After all, everybody grows up eating three meals a day, and after so many years, well, an expert emerges. Right? More...

Society

XYZs (Xtra Years of Zest) take tea at Laura's Tearoom

The following women of Shandon Presbyterian's XYZ (Xtra Years of Zest) Group enjoyed going to Laura's Tearoom in Ridgeway: Dorothy Lott Betty Lindler Rea Lindler Annie Matthews Anne Waltz Margaret Yandell Ginny Dickson Patty Lawerence More...

Genealogical Society Annual Workshop

The 38th Annual SC Genealogical Society Workshop wil be July 10, 11 at the SC State Archives beginning at 8:45 am July 10 with registration and vendor setup. From 9 am- 11 am, a hands- on tour will be conducted by Steve Tuttle. More...

Twelve hundred students went to college because of the Byrnes

James F. Byrnes and his wife "Miss Maud" did not have children of their own. Instead, they "adopted" 30 young people, who had lost one or both parents. More...

Travel

A Middle East Expedition

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St. Katherine's Monastery is at the foot of Mt. Sinai, Egypt's highest point at 7,497 feet above sea level. Both are holy places. Jews, Moslems, and Christians believe that God spoke to Moses through the Burning Bush and commanded him to climb Mt. More...

Military Order of the Stars and Bars celebrates in Columbia

Seventeen former commissioned officers of the Confederate States of America, members of the United Confederate Veterans and the Sons of Confederate Veterans, More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Golden Rain Tree

Stopping to smell the flowers

It isn't often that a Hollywood movie brings fame to a tree, but the 1957 Civil War romantic drama, Raintree County, inspired moviegoers to seek their rain tree, a symbol for meaning in one's life. More...

Newsweek ranks four Columbia schools at the top

Four schools in Columbia are on the 2009 Newsweek magazine "Challenge Index," an annual ranking of the top 1,500 public high schools in the nation based on rigorous course offerings and how all students perform in those courses. More...

Richland One National Merit Scholarship winners

Six Richland One graduates have been named winners in the prestigious and highly competitive 2008- 09 National Merit Scholarship Program, which awards college scholarships to academically gifted students. More...

News

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School honors volunteer

Dr. Mary Woods Keisler was honored for her volunteer service by Heathwood Hall Episcopal School at its commencement ceremony May 29. Keisler received an Earl H. More...

SUMC employee serves 50 years plus

Members of Shandon United Methodist Church celebrated Nancy Kelley's 50 years of employment June 14. She began working June 15, 1959, as financial secretary. More...

Expo covers problems with banking intertwining with government

Swiss- born Peter Koenig devoted approximately 30 years of his life to the World Bank in hopes of defeating poverty. "As a student, I was always interested in this disparity between rich and poor," said Koenig in a phone interview. More...

Education

Mystery of the Circus Curse launches June 22 at Columbia Regional Visitors Center

A runaway bear, an old- fashioned family circus, and a mysterious curse set the stage for The Mystery of the C ircus Curse, the fourth book in the popular "Shandon's Ivy League" Mystery Series by Columbia author Karen Petit. More...

Richland One students win state writing awards

Horrell Hill Elementary School student Tyler Gregory Turner- Clayton and St. Andrews Middle School student Tyler Edmond have been honored as district winners in the State Superintendent's Writing Award program. More...

Bridge Creek second grader presents artwork to superintendent

Brendan Taylor, a second grade student at Bridge Creek Elementary, presented his artwork to Dr. Steve Hefner, superintendent of Richland Two schools, at a special reception on June 3. More...

Sports

Pathfinders offense explodes on Post 79

Friday, June 12, 2009

The Richland Post 6 Pathfinders racked up 12 runs on 13 hits to defeat West Columbia Post 79 12- 4 in American Legion League 8 baseball action at Airport High School Friday, June 12. More...

Events

Events

-ART SC Irish Arts Weekend will be held June 19- 21, 7 pm nightly, at the Columbia Museum of Art presented by the Redbird School of Irish Music. www.cornerhousemusic.com or call 254-3461. More...

Our National Treasure leaves June 28

Our National Treasure: The American Red Cross is the national premiere of this prestigious touring exhibit at the South Carolina State Museum. More...

Enjoy two free swim weekends

Want to enjoy the summer sun at the pool? Join the Richland County Recreation Commission for two weekends of pool fun and water safety at both Hopkins and Trenholm Park public pools. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SALE 2002-CP-40-5947 BY VIRTUE of a Court Order heretofore granted in the case of Laura Lynn McLendon v. D. Lynette Atkins; I, the undersigned W.D. More...

NOTICE OF APPLICATION

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Jalal Saleh/Midlands Mini Mart, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale OFF premises consumption of Beer, and Wine only at 212 More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on For More...