November 18, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

Gov. Nikki Haley announces statewide prayer vigils

“We know how to have compassion...We are One State, One People”

As South Carolinians prepare for Thanksgiving and the holiday season, Governor Nikki Haley announced a day of prayer vigils throughout the state for Tuesday, November 22.  More...

News

City Public and Media Relations awarded for Public Education Campaign

The City of Columbia Public and Media Relations Department was recognized at the Columbia City Council Meeting Tuesday, November 15, 2016. More...

The first meeting for Columbia City Council in 2017 will be a special election to fill the District 4 seat

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, November 15.  More...

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month

You can’t feel it. You can’t see it—until it’s too late. Diabetic retinopathy, the most common form of diabetic eye disease, is the leading cause of blindness in adults age 20– 74. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council approves cameras for sheriff’s department

The November 15 Richland County Council meeting featured a presentation by Justice 360, a South Carolina advocacy group dedicated to promoting a fair and just criminal justice system for capital defendants.  More...

City is now accepting nominations for Midlands Area Treasured Trees Program

Nominations are now being accepted for the Treasured Trees Program. More...

Christmas gift ideas

Local authors give proceeds to literacy tutoring

Do you have someone on your Christmas shopping list who is always a challenge to find a gift for. More...

Business

CRAVE

Grab it ’n go

Crave is a neighborhood store on the corner of Millwood and Hagood Avenues (2843 Millwood Avenue) filled with products mainly with South Carolina ties. There are also prepared foods to grab and go or customers may eat in. More...

City Snippets

Columbia College cuts tuition Columbia College is reducing its annual tuition to $19,500, a decrease of nearly $10,000 from the current price, for fulltime students in its traditional undergraduate program. More...

Folks About Town

John E. “Jeb” Batten, Esq., general counsel for South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department in West Columbia, received the Commissioner’s Medal of Excellence. More...

Sports

Falcons fly to State Championship game

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Ben Lippen’s Bryce Thompson ran for four touchdowns and threw for one more leading the Falcons to a 41-14 win over the Hammond Skyhawks in the semifinals of the SCISA 3A football playoffs Friday night, November 11 at Edens Stadium. More...

Marcus Lattimore named head varsity football coach at Heathwood Hall

Heathwood Hall announced Marcus Lattimore as the head football coach upon the resignation of outgoing coach Steve Victory.  More...

High School Football

Final Regular Season Stats
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Arts & Entertainment

Columbia College presents We Bleed Too!

The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College is hosting We Bleed Too! an exhibition of mixed media works by Cedric Umoja in conjunction with the micro show When God Was (A)!!!!! featuring digital collage art by Dogon Krigga in the gallery loft. More...

Columbia College in Collaboration with the University of South Carolina presents the CINE´COLA/Tourne´es Film Festival 2016

Cine Cola, the Columbia Community French and Francophone Film Festival, in tandem with the Tourne es Film Festival, kicks off its 2016 event with a special screening of HUMAN, the highly acclaimed documentary by French environmentalist and filmmaker More...

Go Into the Woods Jr. at Hand Middle School

The Advanced Actor’s Theatre of Hand Middle School will present Into the Woods Jr. November 18 at 6:30 p.m. and November 19 at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., 2600 Wheat Street. More...

Travel

Thomas Walter

Part 1: Pioneer Botanist

Years ago, I discovered a roadside marker near my mother’s home of Pineville, S.C., dedicated to Thomas Walter. The marker (# 8- 30) first erected in 1884, then replaced in 2008 stated: More...

The official holiday parade of S.C. celebrates 63 years of festivities

The year’s Carolina Carillon Holiday Parade kicks off December 3 and will be celebrating 63 years sharing the holidays with Columbia citizens. The parade will commence at 9:45 a.m. at Gervais and Bull Streets and conclude at 11:30 p.m.  More...

Super Moon brightens S.C. State House

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On Second Thought

Celebrate the Holidays with Historic Columbia

Spend your holidays with Historic Columbia. The holiday season is just around the corner, and Historic Columbia is excited to invite you and your family to enjoy historic holiday festivities. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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ASK US AT THE STAR

Does the City of Columbia have an ordinance on what can be burned in a fireplace? A neighbor is burning something which causes excessive smoke and an unpleasant smell.

Just this past week, Midlands residents could see and smell smoke from forest fires in North Carolina, so that shows how far smoke can move and be detected. More...

Commentary

Trusting the Myth

I got World Series Fever last month. Two storied programs; Cleveland and Chicago, played for a championship elusive to both teams for a long time. More...

Criminal Confessions

I’m just saying...

After a recent trip to Jamaica and dealing with customs while leaving and entering the country, I have come to the conclusion I do not have what it takes to be a criminal. I’m way too nervous. More...

Awareness Dress Codes & Accessories

40–Something

There’s a trend in America that seems to have more changes than an iPhone. It may be the only thing outpacing technology, and I’m already struggling mightily with that. Who needs more to keep up with?  More...

Society

Vice president of The League of Women Voters speaks to USC Chapter, NSDAR

Dr. Janelle Rivers spoke to the USC Chapter, NSDAR November 9. She serves as vice president and membership chair of the Columbia area League of Women Voters. More...

Sam L. Caskey Jr.

A Celebration of Life Service for Samuel “Sam” L. Caskey Jr., 59, of Columbia, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, November 19, 2016, at Temples Halloran Funeral Home Chapel, 5400 Bush River Road, Columbia, SC 29212. Reverend Steven L. More...

USC Chapter, NSDAR honors Elizabeth Lambert

Members of the USC Chapter, NSDAR honored Elizabeth “Beth” Lambert on her 99th birthday. Mrs. Lambert was born in Savannah, graduated from Columbia High School, and has made Columbia her home ever since. More...

Events

Spend the holidays at the State Museum

The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate the holiday season with great shopping events, holiday shows, movies and family-friendly events taking place throughout the months of November and December. More...

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY Wednesdays@First Lunch Service—First Presbyterian Church lunch service is each Wednesday; lunch served at 11:30 a.m., brief service 12:20–12:50 p.m. Hot lunch $6; soup and salad $5. Jackson Hall, 1324 Marion Street. More...

Home & Garden

’tis the Season of Sasanquas

Stopping to smell the flowers

Fall blooming Camellia sasanqua take the spotlight in the November landscape throughout the south. More...

Star Chefs

Turkey Pumpkin Enchiladas More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF 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 Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

Legals

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