November 18, 2016 RSS feed / 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...

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...

A message straight from the heart

We recently observed national Domestic Violence Month, and, for a change, The Palmetto State received some (relatively) good news: We are no longer the deadliest state in the country for women murdered by men.  South Carolina is now #5, behind A More...

New holiday rituals add meaning and ease stress

Whether it’s cooking the turkey, tuning into football, spending time outdoors, or unpacking and displaying festive decorations, these holiday rituals remind us of cherished memories, loved ones, and why we celebrate. 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...

Civitans roast oysters for Mental Health of America

The Columbia Civitan Club—which has been serving our community and meeting continuously since 1929—joined forces with the Dutch Fork Club in sponsoring a benefit oyster roast last Sunday More...

Ruritan of the Year honored

Sandy Run Ruritan Club member, Gerald Starnes (l), was chosen Ruritan of the Year at The Ruritan Columbia District Convention held November 12 at Zion Lutheran Church, Lexington, SC. More...

Mature Dating

As most of you know I have found myself thrown into the world of “mature” dating. I do not recommend it.  Recently, I was invited to a party at the SC State Museum. I had friends going and a first date from match.com. More...