June 18, 2010 RSS feed / Society

SC annual Conference of the united Methodist Church meets June 10–13

The South Carolina Annual Conference of the United Methodist Church met in the Florence Civic Center in Florence, South Carolina, June 10–13. More...

Miss Caskey and Mr. Washington exchange vows in Cedar Mountain

Elise McLain Caskey and Carey Alexander Washington II, both of Columbia, were married June 5, 2010, at Faith Memorial Chapel in Cedar Mountain, North Carolina. The Rev. Sinclair E. Lewis officiated at the noon ceremony. More...

once hooked, twice shy

Tonic, the male of “Gin and Tonic,” our pair of English Springer Spaniel yearlings, could get into more trouble. More...

Sterling Chamber Players “The Mentoring Project” chamber concert June 24

Four area high school musicians will join the Sterling musicians June 24 playing works by Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, and Milhaud. Concert begins at 8 p.m. with a cash bar beginning at 7:30 p.m. More...

Parks and Recreation provides splash pad, spray pools, and swimming pools

The City of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation wants to remind citizens to take advantage of the spray pools at neighborhood recreation centers as well as the state of the art Splash Pad near the Charles R. More...

Elizabeth Nettles Medlin

A memorial service for Elizabeth N. Medlin, 92, was held 11 a.m. Friday, June 11, 2010, at Shandon United Methodist Church. Visitation was 6–8 p.m. Thursday at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. More...

officers of Mimosa garden Club installed

The 2010–2011 officers of the Mimosa Garden Club were installed in May at its spring luncheon at the home of Mary Ann Straka: Charlotte Nickerson, president; Dolly Runy, first vice president; Fr More...

Miss Wolfe and Mr. Wallace wed June 12, 2010

Mr. and Mrs. Jason Victor Wallace were united in marriage June 12, 2010, at six o’clock in the evening. The marriage is announced by the bride’s parents Mr. and Mrs. Jack William Wolfe. More...

Colonial dames Society honors Lexington woman

On My 15, 2010, Captain John Chappell Chapter of the SC Society Colonial Dames XVII Century presented its first Community Service Award to Mrs. Dee Dee Chewning of Lexington. The presentation was made at the home of Mrs. More...

fish, white gator, and blue seas

Celebrate Independence day with food, fun, and fish at the South Carolina aquarium

This Independence Day give your grill a break and join the South Carolina Aquarium, 100 Aquarium Wharf, Charleston, in celebrating the Fourth of July with over 5,000 aquatic friends, breathtaking views of the Charleston Harbor, delicious food, and m More...

High Voltage Theatre to hold auditions for local Glee Club in Columbia June 26

High Voltage Theatre will present a Columbia Glee Club experience at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, 1715 Bull Street, Saturday, June 26, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. Open to ages 16–29. The first round of auditions will be Saturday June 26. More...

Beat the summer heat

Palmetto Health provides tips on how to prevent heat illnesses

The hot days of summer are a nuisance to many people. They cause discomfort, irritability, and a lack of energy. Sometimes, however, the heat can present a more serious threat to a person’s health. More...