April 13, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

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A Titanic story Hollywood missed

More than 1,500 people lost their lives when that magnificent vessel struck an iceberg on the night of April 14, 1912, and sank within hours. But 712 persons were rescued from the sinking of the luxury liner. More...

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Crazy is as crazy does

The car ahead of me on Devine Street veered from lane to lane. I stopped a safe distance behind it at the light. The car did not move until just before the light turned red. I was caught. More...

Business

Midlands economic developer leads innovative start up program

Entrepreneur and economic developer Greg Hilton has been named executive director of the Midlands Center for Entrepreneurial and Technological Innovation ( CETI). More...

Positive movement in Lake Carolina

Lake Carolina, a residential master- planned community located northeast of Columbia, announces 72 sales of new homes and homesites for the first quarter of 2012. The pace puts the community on track to more than double 2011 sales levels. More...

Columbia passes HUD inspector audit

The Housing Urban Development (HUD) has released its audit of the City of Columbia’s administration of the Homelessness Prevention and Rapid Re- Housing Program (HPRP) from July 10, 2009 to July 10, 2012. More...

Society

Kippi McCulloch

Kippi McCulloch passed away Saturday, March 31 after a long, arduous, yet valiant and brave fight with cancer. She died peacefully in her sister’s home, surrounded by her family and simply went to sleep. More...

Capital Senior Center receives grant for Strong to the Bone Exercise Class

A $10,000 grant recently awarded to the Capital Senior Center from the Home Instead Senior Care Foundation will support the center’s Strong to the Bone exercise classes. More...

Junior Woman’s Club of Columbia to hold sixth annual Baubles & Bubbles fundraiser

The members of the Junior Woman’s Club of Columbia will present the sixth annual Baubles & Bubbles ladies-night-out event benefiting Palmetto Place Children’s Emergency Shelter 6: 00 p. m.- 9:00 p.m. More...

Events

Events

•ART Columbia Museum of Art will host the 2012 Gala, the CHAIRity Ball, Friday, April 27, 7 p.m.-midnight to celebrate opening night of the museum’s spring exhibition, The Art of Seating: 200 Years of American Design. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Hunt for missing hand takes place at Trustus

The Trustus Black Box Theatre has been transformed into an intimate hotel room that’s ready to set the stage for a gun-toting comedic adventure as Martin McDonagh’s A Behanding in Spokane comes to the Midlands. More...

S.C. Lab Theatre presents Twelfth Night

The Lab Theatre at the University of SC will present Shakespeare’s classic comedy Twelfth Night, with a twist, April 19-22. Performances are 8 p.m. More...

Columbia Children’s Theatre presents Rumplestiltzkin

Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) will present Rumplestiltzkin, April 13- 22. Shows are Fridays at 7 p. m.; Saturdays at 10: 30 a. m., 2 p. m., and 7 p. m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. More...

Travel

The 5L (Liberty, Literature, Leaves, Lobster, and Love) Tour

Part 19: New Harbor, Maine

Our final destination before heading South was New Harbor, Maine, site of three docks, two hotels, and four restaurants huddled between the ocean and the Great Salt Pond. More...

Pets

Reward now $3,000 for Knolla Grace

Almost 9,000 dogs and cats euthanized between February 2011 and January 2012

It’s been almost two months since a Columbia man had his dog taken by an animal control officer who works at the Columbia City Pound but he and his family have not given up hope that their dog, Knolla Grace, a one-year-old pit bull can still co More...

From “Famously Cold” to “Famously Hot”

Brynhildur Ottosdottir was scheduled to leave her home in Iceland on August 7, 2007, to live for a year as a foreign exchange student in the United States. She had requested to be sent to a city in the U.S. rather than a rural or farm area. More...

News

One month, One Columbia

By now you’ve likely heard some of the “One Month, One Columbia” buzz. Historic Columbia Foundation is happy to be a part of this month-long celebration of everything our “Famously Hot” city has to offer. More...

Famously Hot Bike Tour

Not only is our mayor famously hot, but so is our history. Meet at the Seibels House on April 28, 2012, for a bike tour led by Mayor Benjamin. More...

Surprisingly Cool Trike Tour

The mayor and his bike tour might be famously hot, but Councilwoman Belinda Gergel and her trike ride are surprisingly cool. Meet at the Seibels House April 28, 2012 for a family- friendly parade designed just for those on trikes and in strollers. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Cameron Runyan, your new Columbia City Council member

On election night, Cameron Runyan celebrated with friends and family his election to the at-large seat on Columbia City Council. Runyan carried all four districts in his victory over Robert Bolchoz and Joseph Azar. More...

Columbia City Council meets April 9

The Columbia City Council met Tuesday, April 9 at City Hall. Council members present were Dr. Belinda Gergel, Sam Davis, Tameika Issac Devine, Brian Newman, and Leona Plough. More...

Forest Acres City Council holds April 10 meeting

It was hurry up and wait on most business considered by the Forest Acres City Council at its regular meeting April 10. More...

Education

Ridge View High School Student Council recognized at SCASC conference

Delegates from Ridge View's Student Council recently traveled to Wade Hampton High School to participate in the SCASC Annual Conference. More...

Richland Two students earn National Achievement Scholarships

Richland Two seniors, Jessika Banks of Spring Valley High School and Karli Wells of Richland Northeast High School, have each earned $2,500 through the prestigious National Achievement Scholarship program, which recognizes outstanding African-America More...

Fulmer Middle School helps get the word out about synthetic drugs

The FOR Club from Fulmer Middle School hosted a Family Fun & Education Night recently. The event focused on drug education and drew more than 200 people. More...

Sports

Greenville clips Falcons’ wings in 7th

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Vikings’ 11-run third rescues disappointing week

The Spring Valley Vikings exploded for 11 runs in the third inning to defeat the DeMatha Catholic (Md.) Stags, 13-9, in the seventhplace game of the Forest Acres Classic Thursday, April 5 at Flora Field at A.C. Flora High School. More...

Falcons fall to Raiders

The Walton Raiders (Marietta, Ga.) got a tworun homer from Henry Rowlings and a solo blast from Drew Adler in the first inning and shut down the host A.C. More...

Home & Garden

Chervil: Shade-loving herb

Stopping to smell the flowers

Start a French revolution in your garden by adding chervil to the shadeloving plants grown for foliage and flavor. The French cherish chervil, but the gourmet culinary herb resembling parsley is rarely found in American gardens. More...

Star Chefs

Lemon Butter Sauce with Chervil Juice of ½ lemon(about ¼ cup)4 Tbsp. cold butter,cut into 8 pieces3 Tbsp. minced freshchervilSalt and freshly groundpepper In a small saucepan, heat lemon juice to boiling. More...

Earth Week is April 13-22

Earth Day is April 22 and Sustainable Carolina is celebrating with Earth Week. Four bands will take the stage at the Green Quad Terrace for Earth Stock 2012 at 1216 Wheat Stree, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 13. More...

Public Notices

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Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED BOAT/VEHICLE/ 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...