December 23, 2016 RSS feed / On Second Thought

Christmas gifts of times gone by

Object Highlight

As a graduate assistant at Historic Columbia, I have grown attached to a trove of old treasures. I recently lifted one object out of its case for our holiday exhibit: a doll whose delicate frame has somehow managed to stand the test of time. More...

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What are the similarities and differences in Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa celebrations?

Christian Christmas is celebrated December 25, Jewish Hanukkah December 25–January 1, and Kwanzaa December 26–January 1.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia tTwelfth Street: A man called police headquarters at noon Fr iday to repor t he had “shot him.” When officers got to the scene, they found a distraught man outside who kept saying he had “shot” someone. More...