January 7, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

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Clean out your medicine cabinet

The American Pharmacists Association (APhA) encourages the public to make an annual medicine cabinet cleanout part of their New Year’s resolutions. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres tWoodmont Drive, 1000 block: A man called police at 9:30 p.m. Thursday after he found a racial slur spray painted on the back of his house. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council holds the annual “Picking of the Seats”

After nearly two decades, a Richland County Council meeting was called to order Tuesday, January 4, 2011, without Kit Smith sitting on the council. Smith retired at the end of 2010 and was replaced by attorney Seth Rose, who fit in immediately. More...

Post office sting in the works

Investigator Gerard Walls of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department. It targets children ranging in ages between 10–16, although other ages may be accepted but on a case by case basis. More...

Smoking ban not good for the health of Cayce businesses

Members of the Cayce City Council met on Tuesday, January 4 for their monthly meeting. More...

Education

A.C. Moore’s mosaic poetry garden wins State Literacy Champion award

A.C. Moore Elementary School’s Ripples of Hope Mosaic Garden, which graces the front entrance of the school, won the 2010 South Carolina Literacy Champions Award and a $10,000 grant award prize. More...

B–C Grammar School students participate in Special Olympics Bowling

First grade student, Dante Wilson; third grade student, Yulisa Flores; and fourth grade student, Ben Harmon; represented Brookland– Cayce Grammar School No. More...

Richland One volunteer organization wins state award

Eastminster Presbyterian Church won a 2010 State Board of Education Volunteer Award. The church was recognized for its CHAMPS (Communities Helping Assisting and Motivating Promising Students) program. More...

Sports

Lady Eagles soar to Highlander Classic title

The Airport Lady Eagles won the 2010 Highlander Classic after defeating the Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders 43– 30 Thursday, December 30. More...

Eagles fly by Skyhawks en route to finals

Taylor Vincent scored 25 points to lead the Aiport Lady Eagles over the Hammond Lady Skyhawks 43–39 in the semifinals of the Highlander Classic at Heathwood Hall December 29. More...

Skyhawks survive Charlotte

Hammond’s Elaine Epting shoots against a Charlotte Country Day defender. The Lady Skyhawks won 44–42. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Town Theatre kicks off the new year with Harvey

Come to Town Theatre and meet Harvey, Elwood P. Dowd’s best friend. They meet one night—Harvey is leaning against a lamppost— and the rest is comedic history. You see, Harvey is invisible. More...

Cement resolutions for good health and exercise with Parks and Recreation

Make your New Year’s resolution to stop in at one of the City of Columbia’s community centers to sign up for a sport and bring your friends, families, and co– workers. More...

Travel

Alaska, the Final Frontier

At Carcross we left the train and got on a bus (motor coach) for the trip on the Klondike Highway to Whitehorse, capital of the Yukon Territory. More...

Equipment can mean freedom

If most of us fell down and broke a leg or a hip, we would go to the hospital and come home with whatever we needed for our recuperation. Most of us. Not all of us. More...

News

Shandon United Methodist Church

“A natural progression.” That’s what the leaders at Shandon United Methodist call their church’s ongoing service to community. More...

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The wedding

Weddings are like the Three Stooges, hardware stores, and Michael Bolton; how one feels about them is strongly influenced by gender. Women become giddy as teenage girls talking about the prom when weddings are mentioned. More...

Forty– something

Bouncing into the New Year

Santa brought my children a trampoline this Christmas. More...

Business

Bus system: Who’s to blame? What’s the next step?

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin is sounding impatient with the operation of the Columbia bus system, and he’s asking for a full review of the bus system’s finances and management. More...

Briefs

Domestic travel for serious foodies According to Esquire magazine, the top 10 American restaurant cities, 2010 edition: (1) New York, (2) Chicago, (3) San Francisco, (4) New Orleans, (5) Los Angeles, (6) Las Vegas, (7) Houston, (8) Washington, D.C., More...

Folks about town

Larry Slice of Mungo Homes has been honored with the Meritorious Service Award by the Central Carolina REALTORS Association. Patr icia Wise has been honored by Experience Works for her outstanding service to local older workers. More...

Society

Jean Campbell Ligon

Jean Campbell Ligon, 94, of Columbia died in her sleep early New Year’s Day. More...

Capital Senior Center receives grant from Lt. Andre Bauer’s Office on Aging

The Capital Senior Center has been awarded a Permanent Improvement Grant from the Lt. Governor Andre Bauer’s Office on Aging to renovate the 16–year–old building. More...

Strong to the Bone class decorates A Holiday Giving Tree

A Holiday Giving Tree is an annual tradition at the Capital Senior Center. This year members of the center brought a variety of useful items for donation to SisterCare. More...

Events

Palmetto Cycling Coalition hosts bicycling skills course for all levels

Over nine fast–paced hours, participants in Traffic Skills 101 will gain comprehensive knowledge of vehicular cycling and expertise to keep them safe on the bike. More...

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Home & Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

For every vegetable there is a season. In the chill of winter, salad greens are at the peak of perfection in the garden for flavor, appearance, and nutrition. More...

Star Chefs

Winter Salad with Poppy Seed Dressing Contributed bygrouprecipes.com 1 head romaine lettuce½ cup dried cranberries1 pear, cut up1 apple, cut up1 c. slivered almonds 1 c. shreddedSwiss cheese Poppy Seed Dressing½ cup sugar1/3 cup lemon juice1 tsp. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

2011 Public Notice THE CITY OF FOREST ACRES, SC Pursuant to improving public information, and in accordance with the S.C. 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 Form #37 More...

NOTICE OF APPLICATION

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Alhanik LLC intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and OFF premises consumption of Beer, and Wine, at 5831 North Main St., Columbia, More...