January 20, 2017 RSS feed / Society

Miss Clark and Mr. Sparrow wed December 17, 2016

Casey Lee Clark and Lenard Hoyt Sparrow Jr., both of Columbia, were united in marriage December 17, 2016, at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church in Columbia. The Rev. Cynthia Taylor officiated the 4 o’clock ceremony. More...

A person who cuts his own firewood gets warm twice

Columbia receives its first dusting of snow January 7. Although it only lasted a few hours, it left several days of below freezing temperatures. More...

Ronald M. Fleming

Funeral service for Ronald M. Fleming, 74, was held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, January 17, 2017, at Dunbar Funeral Home, Dutch Fork Chapel. The family received friends one hour prior at the funeral home. A graveside service was held at 3:00 p.m. More...

Pare Down Your Words and Write Often

At the beginning of each new year we have the proverbial clean slate —a blank page to continue our story or to revise it —another chance to “get it right”—to live up to our evolving resolutions once again. More...

Bridge designer joins Capital Rotary Club

Qing Wang, Department of Transportation bridge structural designer, is welcomed into Capital Rotary membership by her sponsor, Neda Beal and club president Tommy Gibbons.  Wang holds a structural engineering doctorate from Illinois Institute of More...

Columbia Green welcomes new board members

Columbia Green welcomed new board members as it begins another year promoting community improvement projects.  More...

Mega Challah Bake

In a world that so desperately needs extra light and love, Chabad, the Jewish Federation, and the JCC are joining together to spread just that.  More...

Headaches, Heartburn, and Women’s Health

In the 1950s and ’60s, when I was growing up, few women worked outside the home. In my high-school class, I had just one girlfriend whose mother was in the workforce. More...

Dead in a Ditch or Worse

Tammy Davis   More...