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The Right to Privacy in the 21st Century

The South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates presents The 8th Annual James Otis Lecture program

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James Otis Jr.

James Otis Jr. (February 5, 1725–May 23, 1783) was a lawyer in colonial Massachusetts, a member of the Massachusetts provincial assembly, and an early advocate of the Patriot views against British policy that led to the American Revolution. More...

Artist shows at The Bird House

Edi tor ’s note: Ann Humphries attended an artexhibi tbyBetsy Thorne at The Birdhouse on Millwood. She thought i t was qui te interesting the way Don Danford and Betsy Thorne met. The following are quotes by the two. More...

100+ years of teaching Sunday School

Sunday, September 18, 2016, the Prayer and Praise Sunday School Class at the Spring Valley Baptist Church honored Audrey Welch and Hilda Roberts for 100 plus years of teaching Sunday School. More...

District governor speaks to Capital Rotarians

Sandee Brooks of Hilton Head Island, Rotary District 7770 Governor for 2016-2017, thanked Columbia’s Capital Rotary for supporting the international service club’s goals through charitable gifts, education programs, medical research fundr More...

Chicarra Jones is Go Red For Women Spokesperson and member of 2016-2017 Class of “Real Women”

American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women announced today this year’s “Real Women,” national spokespeople for the cause. “I’m living proof that knowledge is power,” said Chicarra Jones. More...

Students from all over S.C. attended the 8th Annual James Otis Lecture

Each student was given a copy of Matthew J. Perry: The Man, His Times, and His Legacy

Matthew James Perry Jr. Matthew James Perry Jr. (August 3, 1921–July 29, 2011) was an attorney and in 1979 was appointed as the first African-American United States federal judge in South Carolina. More...

JoAnne Goldson Gilham

A funeral service for JoAnne Goldson Gilham, 77, was held at 2: 00 p. m. More...

Riley L. “Skebo” Newman Sr.

Riley Laverne “Skebo” Newman Sr., 85, died suddenly in an automobile accident on Monticello Road, Monday, September 19, 2016. The visitation was held on Saturday, September 24, 2016, from 1:00 p.m. until 2:30 p.m. More...

Mamie Gunter Small Pruitt celebrates 101 years

Mamie was born in Buncombe County, North Carolina, September 21, 1915. Most of her childhood was spent in Ridge Spring, a small town that still does not have a stop light. In her teen years shortly after her father, Dr. More...

Free lecture by historian explores the origin and shaping of uniquely American design traits

The Columbia Design League has partnered with the University of South Carolina School of Visual Art and Design to offer a free lecture Monday, October 3 featuring noted design historian Carma Gorman, PhD. The lecture will begin at 6 p.m. More...