September 23, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

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Letters to the editor Thank you for Julia Rogers Hook More...

Soaking the rich dries up the middle class

No matter the issue – the debt, unemployment, or America’s credit downgrade – President Obama’s solution is always the same: Raise taxes on “the rich.” Obama is now seeking $1.5 trillion in new tax hikes on &ldquo More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Commentary

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Waves bring back memories

I’m just saying...

My husband and I recently spent a week at the beach for our final summer getaway. It was a great week of fun in the sun. Every morning we’d go walking on the beach and play in the surf and look for sea shells. More...

Procedures and iPhone Apps

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

I lost my tonsils when I was six. Tried to eat my favorite snack on the trip home from the hospital. A Tip Top Lucky Cake consisted of two chocolate cake wafers separated by a sweet, white cream. More...

Education

Richland One to induct six into Hall of Fame

Six new members will be inducted into the Richland One Hall of Fame in February. More...

What’s News in Two, news and events in Richland School District Two

 Dr. Katie Brochu will host Coffee Hour meetings with the community beginning September 26 at 10 a.m. at the District Office, 6831 Brookfield Road. The meetings will be held regularly. They are designed for small group discussions about education. More...

C.A. Johnson graduate wins First Choice Member scholarship

A childhood skating accident left Diamond Herbert in physical therapy for a very long time. Her injury made running, dancing, and other fun activities difficult. More...

Sports

Shoot-out at Bolden goes to Falcons

The Ben Lippen Falcons ( 3- 1) traveled to Charles F. Bolden Stadium Thursday, September 15 to take on the C.A. Johnson Hornets (0-3). More...

High School Football

Week 4 Stats
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Columbia overwhelms Brookland-Cayce

The Columbia Capitals defeated the Brookland Cayce Bearcats 55- 27, Friday, September 16 to remain undefeated. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Dynamic Off the Wall and Onto the Stage kicks of Columbia Ballet season

Columbia City Ballet continues the celebration of its 50th anniversary this season with the opening of the company’s most celebrated production, Off the Wall & Onto the Stage: Dancing the Ar t of Jonathan Green. More...

A Streetcar Named Desire comes to Drayton Hall Theatre

September 30-October 8

In celebration of the 100th anniversary of the bir th of master playwr ight Tennessee Williams with a production of his searing drama, A Streetcar Named Desire, part of its Tennessee Williams Festiva More...

USC Dance Program announces first annual statewide dance festival

The University of South Carolina Dance Program will host the first annual South Carolina Festival of Dance October 7-9. More...

Travel

Anniversary in Charleston

Part 3: Bowen’s Island

My fascination with Bowen’s Island began when I was courted by several cadets from the Citadel during my last semester in high school. More...

Bluegrass advocate receives Order of the Palmetto

On September 9, 2011, Bluegrass music advocate and ambassador, Bill Wells, owner of Bill’s Music Shop and Pickin’ Parlor, was presented the Order of the Palmetto, the highest civilian honor which was awarded by the Governor of South Carol More...

USC Dance Program announces first annual statewide dance festival

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News

Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary 1830-2011

For the past 100 years the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary has been headquar tered in Columbia, S. C. More...

Tony Stewart gives the nod to Greyhound Lifesavers

Two-time NASCAR Sprint Cup Series champion Tony Stewart evokes several images—owner of Tony Stewart Racing, co-owner of Stewart-Haas Racing, a highly competitive driver, and a tireless advocate of auto racing in its many forms. More...

Punkin’ and Peanut need a home

My heart breaks as a senior citizen has to move into assisted living and cannot take her beloved cats, Punkin' and Peanut, with her. They each are approximately eight-years-old and have lived together their entire lives as brother and sister. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council makes way for Whole Foods

Columbia City Council convened Tuesday night, September 20 at 6 p. m. in City Hall. Four members of council were in attendance: Daniel Rickenmann, Tameika Isaac Devine, Dr. Belinda Gergel, and Brian De- Quincey Newman. More...

Funeral Consumers Alliance of SC to explain Veteran’s burial benefits

Burial benefits for military veterans and their families and a description of the National Cemetery System will be the main topics at the annual meeting of the Funeral Consumers Alliance of South Carolina Sunday, October 16, 2011, from 3:00 to 5:00 p More...

Richland County Council discusses money for security

At the Richland County Council meeting this week, the council approved a budget amendment to readdress the Sheriff’s Department Rank Structure Plan. More...

Business

Is SCANA for sale?

On Friday, August 19, StreetInsider.com said SCANA was not for sale - at least, that’s what SCANA CEO William B. Timmerman was saying. More...

Briefs

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Folks about town

Jeff Griffin, business development at Mashburn Construction, has been appointed to the board of directors at the Palmetto Conservation Foundation (PCF). Mary Helen Wood, CPSM, has joined Mashburn Construction as marketing director. More...

Society

Historic Columbia Foundation holds open house at the Dial-Willis-Heyward-House

On Thursday, September 15, 2011 the Historic Columbia Foundation, Catawba Properties, LLC, and Whetstone, Myers, Perkins and Fulda LLC held an open house and reception at the historic Dial-Willis-Heyward house located at 1329 Blanding Street in downt More...

Family owned businesses collaborate on Devine Street

Cohn Construction Services, a full- service design/build construction firm, hosted the official groundbreaking of the new Fields Health Clinic at its future site next to Dunbar Funeral Home on Devine Street at 5 p.m. Wednesday, September 7, 2011. More...

Sistercare’s executive director receives 2011 S.C. Woman Achievement Award

Because of more than 22 years of experience working with battered women and her impact on the quality of life for other women and all citizens of South Carolina, Nancy Barton has recently received the 2011 South Carolina Woman Achievement Award given More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS Party Animals Haunted Hotel, hosted by The Animal Mission, will be held October 28, Clarion Town House Hotel, Gervais Street, 7:30 p.m. www.animalmission.org or 422-8713. ART More...

Home & Garden

Propagate Chives by

Division in Fall Stopping to smell the flowers

While dividing perennials to relocate or share, don’t forget to rejuvenate the dense clumps of chives in the kitchen herb garden. More...

Star Chefs

Sour Cream and Chive Rolls 1 cup sour cream1 tsp. salt1/2 cup white sugar1/2 cup butter, melted2 (.25 oz.) packagesactive dry yeast2 eggs4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup choppedfresh chives1/2 cup warm water(110 degrees F) More...

Ikebana: a demonstration and display of Japanese Floral Arrangement

Experience Ikebana, the art of Japanese floral arrangement, by Columbia’s local Ikebana International Chapter Saturday, September 24 at 2 p.m. at the Columbia Museum of Art. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ More...

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 #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

Legals

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Krishina Assoc., LLC dba E-Z Shop intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of Beer, and Wine, only at 3046 More...