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June 28, 2013 RSS feed / On Second Thought

We’re all sensitive about something

This is in reference to Mike Cox’s column, “Dixie- Americans Under Attack” from your June 14 edition: More...

Historica Columbia

There is a vast collection of ornamentals, trees, and edibles for the public to enjoy on Historic Columbia Foundation’s grounds. More...

Part I: Carolina Maneuvers of 1941

One of the newest and most popular exhibits at the South Carolina Military Museum covers the Carolina Maneuvers of 1941, which encompassed the lower part of North Carolina and almost the entire upper half of South Carolina. More...

Nudist colony stirs memories

Loved ( Julia Rogers) Hook’s article about the nudist colony in Pelion. I worked at a building supply in Lexington. People from the colony would come in often to buy different building supplies. More...

The Columbia Curmudgeons

Get out of the doorway! Dear Curmudgeons, I wonder why people get stuck in doorways. On most occasions, they seem to be finishing a conversation and are unable to go in or out, blocking the doorway for others, like me. More...