June 19, 2009 RSS feed / News

SUMC members receive A Collection of 100 Years of History, Art, and Recipes

Photo by Jim Covington Bill Harley, retired president of R. L. Bryan and Company and Mary Ann Crews present A Collection of 100 Years of History, Art, and Recipes to the congregation at Shandon United Methodist Church More...

Columbia City Council adopts budget

Roll call Columbia City Council met behind closed doors around 8 am for an executive session to discuss the search for a city manager. They met with James Mercer, president of Mercer Group. More...

Richland County Council needs budget do- over

Roll call Chair Paul Livingston, Vice Chair Damon Jeter, Val Hutchinson, Norman Jackson, Bill Malinowski, Jim Manning, Greg Pearce, Kit Smith, and Kelvin Washington were present for the Richland County Council meeting June 16. 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...

Part 10: Col. Thomson of Belleville

The Carolina backcountry of the 1700s, and that includes today's COWASEE Basin, was the frontier equivalent of Oregon and California in the 1800s. More...

Forest Acres City Council discusses festivals, trash, and new 911 system

Roll call The June 9, 2009, Forest Acres City Council meeting began with a public budget hearing. After the hearing Mayor Brunson called the meeting to order. More...

Region Seven Patrol Division has moved

The Region Seven Patrol Division of the Sheriff's Department has temporarily been moved to the Village at Sandhills near the Intersection of Fashion Drive and Forum Drive. The new phone number is (803) 865-7774. More...