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Mike Maddock, General Manager

June 8, 2012 RSS feed / Society

Border to Border update

Donate to South Carol ina’s food banks before June 15, and contributions will be matched thanks to the Border to Border Hunger Challenge sponsored by Wells Fargo. More...

Miss Laffitte and Mr. Jett exchange vows at Marshlands in Beaufort, S.C.

Mr. and Mrs. Kevin Benjamin Jett were married June 2, 2012, at Marshlands in Beaufort, South Carolina. The marriage is announced by Dr. and Mrs. Moses Tucker Laffitte III, the bride’s parents of Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Announcement of an engagement by Emily Post

On the evening before the day of the announcement, the bride’s mother either sends a note, or has some one call the various daily papers by telephone, and says: “I am speaking for Mrs. John Huntington Smith. Mr. and Mrs. More...

The Ariail Chapter of the CC meets

The Ariail Chapter of the Columbia College Alumnae Association met for the final luncheon meeting of the year at Columbia College in Alumnae Hall April 12, 2012. More...

Do you remember?

I remember being awakened by my telephone ringing in the middle of the night. The voice on the other end was the parent of a young girl telling me to please come and pick up my younger son, Jeffry. More...

Columbia High School Class of 1956 gathers for lunch

Graduates of the Columbia High Class of 1956 meet quarterly for lunch. Those attending in May are front row (l-r) Sandy Satterfield Smarr, Barbara Pitts Harper, and Ann Green Owens. More...