June 11, 2010 RSS feed / Society

Forest Acres holds Art in the Park

The second time was the charm for the Cultural Council’s Art in the Park festival at Quinine Park in Forest Acres on June 5.   More...

“Birdies” on display at Columbia Regional Visitors Center

The Columbia Regional Visitors Center is hosting an (un)Conventional Birdies by Shayna exhibit through June 30. More...

Bay Blossom Garden Club celebrates 60 years

The Bay Blossom Garden Club celebrated their 60th anniversary on June 6th in the hydrangea garden of charter member and first president, Beneva Ouzts (Mrs. William).   More...

Dem Bones makes music

Ezekiel started it with his story in the Old Testament about “dry bones.” An American composer named James Weldon Johnson popularized it with his gospel song “Dem Dry Bones.” Now in Columbia, what better name for a trombone q More...

SUMC opens Patsy McIntosh Library

The library at Shandon United Methodist Church is named after longtime church member and former church librarian, Patsy McIntosh. She had the vision many years ago to create the library. More...

Chaplain speaks to Golden K. Kiwanis Club

The Golden K. Kiwanis Club’s weekly meeting was held at the Capital Senior Center. It was called to order by president Dr. Joe Wallace, who was celebrating his 90th birthday. He announced that four members were turning 90 in 2010. More...

Ribs and Renaissance takes off in Eau Claire

The hot June weather didn’t deter residents of the Eau Claire community from coming out to the 2nd Annual Ribs and Renaissance festival held at Eau Claire town square. More...

Trustus Theatre presents Hair

Trustus Theatre brings the classic musical Hair, June 18–July 17, Wednesdays through Sundays. Trustus Theatre is located at 520 Lady Street. More...

The hats still have it

Winners of the Bay Blossom Garden Club Hat Contest were (See page one.) Most Creative–Sallie Spade (Mrs. More...

Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia installs officers

Members of the Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia installed the trustees and officers who will lead the organization in the coming year at their annual installation luncheon May 24 at their building in Maxcy Gregg Park.   More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club selects 2010 Mother of the Year

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club Mother of the Year, Carolyn DeLille, was announced June 1, 2010. DeLille began getting involved with the Family Readiness program when her husband TSgt. More...

Miss Halloran and Mr. Medlock exchange vows June 5, 2010

Amanda Elizabeth Halloran and Thomas Travis Medlock Jr. were married in St. Stephens in Ridgeway, South Carolina, June 5, 2010, at 1 p.m. The Rev. Charles Davis Jr. performed the double ring ceremony. More...