October 1, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

From South Carolina to New York City

Editor’s note: Natasha Whitling is in New York City interning at the United Nations for her final course in the masters program in USC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications. More...

News

SCETV thrives under Henry Cauthen

From the Press Room of The Corporation for Public Broadcasting November 17, 1997 More...

David Crouch, president and CEO of SCETV

David L. Crouch has been in S.C. state government for 25 years starting his career with the SC Department of Health and Environmental Control in various financial reporting and management capacities. More...

Episcopal Diocese impacts Haiti

Columbians continue to serve Haitians. Faith Stephenson visited Cange, Haiti, last August to see how the region was faring since her last visit approximately 30 years ago. More...

Government / Neighborhood

October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month

The annual Silent Witness Domestic Violence ceremony will be Tuesday, October 5, 2010, at 11 a.m. on the south steps of the State House in Columbia. October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month. More...

Forest Acres residents celebrate 75th anniversary up on the roof

Rooftop Rhythms was held September 23, 2010, 5–9 p.m. on the roof of Richland Mall. There two bands (Men of Distinction and Voltage Brothers) and samples from A Taste of Forest Acres.

Cara and Eliza O’Neill More...

The book Forest Acres is now available

Local author Warner M. Montgomery, Ph. D. and Arcadia Publishing present Forest Acres, the newest addition to the popular Images of America Series. More...

Education

Brockman Elementary School celebrates International Day of Peace

Brockman Elementary School students and staff participated in the International Day of Peace Celebration Tuesday, September 21. More...

PCA Theatre to open season with Beauty and the Beast

The Palmetto Center for the Arts Theatre Department will kick off its 2010–11 season with the Disney musical Beauty and the Beast. More...

Airport High students named AP Scholars

Eight 2010 graduates from Airport High School earned Advanced Placement Scholar Awards in recognition of their exceptional achievement on Advanced Placement Exams. More...

Sports

Field goal beats Saluda

A.C. Flora quarterback Stephen Cagle put his hands on his kicker’s shoulder pads, looked him in the eye, and delivered a message. “He told me to keep cool,” Falcons senior Trevor Moreland said. More...

Cavaliers fall to Bruins

For three quarters, Orangeburg–Wilkinson and Richland Northeast played a close match with the Cavaliers leading by as much as 15 at one point, 21–6. More...

Upcoming Schedule

September 30 Lower Richland @ Dreher October 1 Brookland-Cayce @ A.C. More...

Home & Garden

California Dreamin’ in a South Carolina Garden

Gulf fritillary on lantana More...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Oracio Saiz grew up in the San Joaquin Valley of California, the food basket of the world. During high school, he was a member of the Future Farmers of America learning to love the land while practicing fruit production. More...

Star Chefs

Apple Buttermilk Cake

Contributed by Washington State Apple Commission 2 cups all–purpose flour 2 tsps. baking powder 1/2 tsp. More...

Jailed for kindness

It was a morning like any other in the sleepy little neighborhood of Spring Valley on Wednesday, September 22. Joggers and dog walkers were in the streets smiling and waving at one another. More...

SCETV makes the 1960 edition of the Dreher High School Blue Devil

The experimental method of teaching by television sponsored by the state of South Carolina is in its second year at Dreher. More...

Commentary

’Nuf sed

Meekin Herlong and Pam McDowell cruise around with Pam’s “granddog,”Selwyn. Selwyn says, “If I could ditch these older ladies, I could pick up some cute dogs.” More...

Bob Ford's Call the Cops

Shot nine times and lives

Becky Gibbons is a rookie cop in a big city, but she has less than a year working the streets. More...

Forty– something

Sprinting to a mid–life crisis

I’ve entered yet another disturbing phase of the aging process. In fact, I sprinted into it. My ten–year–old daughter beat me in a timed foot race around a quarter– mile track last Sunday. More...

Business

S.C. salutes manufacturing

Last week, the Silver Crescent Foundation and the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce announced the 2010 Silver Crescent Manufacturers of the Year at the fifteenth annual Salute to Manufacturing the state’s premier manufacturing recognition even More...

New manufacturing business incubator to break ground

Construction is set to begin in late 2010 on The Southeastern Institute of Manufacturing and Technology’s (SiMT) newest facility. More...

Business Briefs

Unemployment The South Carolina jobless rate climbed from 10.7 percent in July to 11 percent in August. The North Carolina jobless rate fell from 9.8 percent in July to 9.7 percent in August. More...

Society

Petal Pushers Garden Club meets

Members of the Petal Pushers Garden Club were pleasantly surprised and very enthused as the president, Shirley Smith, outlined the year’s activities. More...

Cancer survivor volunteers to host luncheon/fashion show fundraiser October 19

Elizabeth Rametta remembers the exact day she learned she had breast cancer. It was October 24, 2007. After a biopsy that followed a suspicious mammogram, she received the phone call that every woman dreads. More...

Park Ranger retires after 30 years of service

A retirement party was held for Fran Rametta, the park ranger for the Congaree National Park, at The Medallion Center, Thursday, September 23, 2010. Fran Rametta, thanks for a job well done More...

Events

Events

-ART Annual Art Auction of Palmetto Painters, a SC Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters will be held Saturday, October 9. Preview begins 10:30 a.m., silent auction at 11:30 a.m., Green Hill Baptist Church, 1734 Augusta Road, West Columbia. More...

Master Gardener programs

South Carolina Midlands Master Gardeners (SCMMGA) will present the following programs during the month of October. All programs begin at 6:30 p.m. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Choral Society presents Requiem

Columbia Choral Society, in its 80th year, presents Requiem by Maurice Durufle, and choruses by Bach, Beethoven, Brahms, and Mendelssohn October 17, 3 p.m., at Shandon United Methodist Church, 3407 Devine Street. Dr. More...

Artists selected to participate in Unearth at Saluda Shoals Park

The Saluda Shoals Foundation and Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission announce that 26 artists have been selected to participate in Unearth at Saluda Shoals Park on October 3, 1–5 p.m. More...

Unearth 2010 Juried Artists

Clay Burnette Corner House Melissa Crook Jemes Davis John English Eboniramm Steve Harrell Susan Hawfield Tuula Ihamaki–Widdifield Bruce Ingram Kim Keats Dr. Linda Lake Dr. Chris Lee: More...

Travel

Rust Belt to Renaissance— the Youngstown Experience

Last June, Linda and I had the privilege of visiting Youngstown, Ohio, for the annual convention of the International Association of Torch Clubs. Columbia attorney Ed Latimer is the new president ,and I serve on the board of directors. More...