October 21, 2011 RSS feed / Front Page

Blue Devils blow by B- C

Dreher’s James Huggins runs for a long touchdown after a short reception, as Brookland-Cayce’s Austin Hoard (5) and Bernard McCall (23) give chase. See Section C More...

On Second Thought

Get your facts straight, people

Letters to the editor

I am contacting you in regard to Julia Hook’s article, “So Long, Garcia,” only because there was not an email address for her. While beating a dead horse can be appropriately applied here, I have to take exception with this: More...

We’re all to blame for Garcia’s dismissal

It’s over. The tumultuous career of embattled South Carolina quarterback Stephen Garcia has come to its ugly conclusion this week after five suspensions, 20 wins, and countless headlines during his time in Columbia. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Government / Neighborhood

Gail Baker, president of Hyatt Park/Keenan Terrace Neighborhood Association likes being involved

Hyatt Park/ Keenan Terrace Neighborhood Association President Gail Baker has been a resident of the neighborhood since 1978. More...

After “much” discussion, Richland County Council passed an amendment to the private subdivision ordinance

At the Richland County Council meeting this week, proclamations honoring several outstanding Richland County citizens were heard. Three retiring judges were recognized for their long service to the county. More...

Columbia City Council discusses cab situation

Cab fare confirmed What has been about six years since the last taxi cab fare adjustment, responding to higher prices in gasoline, is now finally on the books as Columbia’s new regulated rates. More...

Business

Attorney General Wilson reports

At lunchtime Monday, October 17, South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson spoke to the Columbia Rotary at Seawell’s on Rosewood. More...

Briefs

House sales More...

Folks about town

Stanford E. Lacy, founding partner with Collins & Lacy, P.C. has been named Lawyer of the Year for his work in workers’ compensation law in South Carolina. Alexis Lindsay has joined Sowell Gray Stepp & Lafitte as an associate. More...

Society

Fur Ball

On behalf of the Pawmetto Lifeline Board of Trustees, Deloris Mungo welcomed the full house of auctioneer bidders, shag dancers, dog lovers, cat people, and even an imbibing or dining sort or two to the lavish Fur Ball inside the convention center on More...

Dreher High School Class of 1961 holds 50th reunion

The Dreher High School Class of 1961 held its 50th reunion this past weekend. More...

Events

Events

Annual Trunk or Treat fun will be held at Ashland United Methodist Church, October 30, 4-6 p.m., 2600 Ashland Road. 798-5350, ext. 14. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Family fun at the parks of Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission

 Halloween at the Park – Crooked Creek Park More...

Richland County family Halloween events

Richland County Recreation Commission is ready for some trick or treating. Below is a list of upcoming family Halloween festivals. Friday, October 21, 6-8 p.m., 28th annual Fall Carnival at Caughman Road Park, 2800 Trotter Road, Hopkins. More...

Tricks and Treats at the State Museum

Where can families go for two Saturdays of safe Halloween fun? More...

Travel

History & Culture in Hagerstown

Part 1: Fort Frederick

Linda and I went to Hagerstown, Maryland, last June for the annual International Torch Club convention which, as always, includes several interesting tours of historical places. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

51560.F24022 MASTER’S SALE More...

Public Notices - Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE 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...

A lovely Fur Ball

Mary Mungo, Anna Ross Kinard, and Mary Grace Mungo attend the Fur Ball More...

Look what I caught!

Lainey Moore makes the Braggin’ Board with a bass she caught back in July. More...

News

Native Columbian takes command

Army Reserve Maj. Gen. Jeffrey A. Jacobs, a long- time resident of Columbia, S. C. and chief counsel for the South Carolina Department of Insurance, will take command of the U.S. More...

County councilman celebrates first year

In January, Richland County Councilman Seth Rose will celebrate his first year as a member of Richland County Council. It wasn’t until Rose first attended a community meeting that he developed the passion for a political office. More...

Commentary

Cartoon

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Holidays and husband’s headaches

I’m just saying...

I love Halloween. It’s my all-time favorite holiday. I admittedly go crazy and decorate our yard with no less zeal and zest than Chevy Chase in Christmas Vacation. And sometimes it can result in the same disastrous results. More...

“One More Last Chance”

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

In high school, my friend Ronald had one date with a younger girl we knew. He wasn’t too impressed, being somewhat distracted by an onagain, off-again romance with the girl he eventually married. More...

Education

River Springs Elementary School students participate in Boosterthon Fun Run

Students at River Springs Elementary participated in the first ever Columbia- area Boosterthon Fun Run event Wednesday, October 5. More...

Brookland-Cayce High School students attend S.C. ABOTA

Lexington School District Two students, Victoria Garnett and Tony Lynn, were chosen to represent Brookland-Cayce High School at the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates ( ABOTA) Third Annual James Otis Lecture Series, held More...

Midlands Technical College awarded U.S. Department of Energy Grant

Midlands Technical College ( MTC) has been selected as one of 12 colleges and universities in the nation to receive funding from the U.S. More...

Sports

Blue Devils blow by Brookland- Cayce

The Dreher Blue Devils took another step toward contending for a region championship with a 51-21 win over the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats Friday, October 14. More...

Highlanders beat OP, advance

The Heathwood Hall girls’ tennis team swept every singles and doubles match against the Orangeburg Prep Indians Monday, October 17 at the Heathwood tennis courts in the first round of the South Carolina Independent Schools Association (SCISA) s More...

Fire Cats win SCYSA Fall Festival

The SCUFC Fire Cats won the U12 Girls Academy Division of the South Carolina Youth Soccer Fall Festival tournament held in Lexington October 15-16. More...

Home & Garden

This Plant is a Snap to Grow

Stopping to smell the flowers

I was first introduced to snapdragons as a child in my grandmother’s zone 5 garden. They filled a perennial bed at her back door every spring and provided my sister and me with colorful talking floral puppets until frost. More...

Star Chefs

Cranberry Scones 2 cups all-purpose flour1/4 cup packedbrown sugar1 Tbsp. baking powder1/4 tsp. ground nutmeg1/4 tsp. More...

Children’s Chance benefits from Inaugural Ladies Night Out event

Sponsored by Palmetto Thrift Store to help kids with cancer in South Carolina and their families

Children’s Chance is a nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the non-medical needs of South Carolina children with cancer and their families including financial, emotional, and psychological assistance. More...

The Great Outdoors

The Braggin' Board

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Fishing tournament making a splash at Lake Murray

Anglers from across the United States will converge on Lake Murray, October 22-28, for the National Championship of the American Bass Anglers American Fishing Tour. More...