April 21, 2017 RSS feed / Society

The Eagle Huntress– or, What Girls Actually Can Do

My two youngest granddaughters are six and eight years old. They are (ahem) smart, verbal, and athletic. By no means do they appear to believe boys are inherently smarter and more talented than girls. In fact, they seem to think just the opposite. More...

James James “Jim” Leventis

James James “Jim” Leventis, 55, of Columbia, passed away unexpectedly Thursday, April 13, 2017. Jim was the son of Toula Prekezes Levent is and the late James Pete Leventis. He was born February 10, 1962, in Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Growing up in Forest Hills Part 3: Christmas 1941

Holocaust Remembrance Day is April 24

On Sundays, we would go to Washington Street Methodist Church. I was relegated to Sunday School and a sermon in the old sanctuary. It was a dark and a bit spooky place for a youngster. The ornate roof had huge, aged timbers holding the slate roof. More...

Capital Rotary Club completes another rebuilding project

In March of 2016, Capital Rotary Club members assisted volunteers helping to rebuild a Columbia-area residence damaged during heavy rains and flooding in October 2015. That effort was coordinated by the St. More...

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands announces recipients of the 2017 Community Partner Awards

Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands announced the recipients of the 2017 Community Partner Awards at the 8th annual Walk A Mile In Their Shoes event Thursday, April 6, 2017, at the South Carolina State House.  This year, Lexington Medical Cen More...

Life is a Balancing Act

Women have learned a thing or two about this balancing act called life. 5K’s and Closet Cleaning More...

Celebrating our first language—poetry

Lullabies and rhymes heard in childhood provided our first experiences of poetry. Think back. Can you recall a song, a book, or poem you heard countless times, or a favorite bedtime story? More...

William Bill Paulis

William "Bill" Paulis, 92, WWII veteran of Chapin, passed away Friday, April 7, 2017. Born September 13, 1924, in Walville, Washington, he was the son of the late William Paulis and Laura Pierog Paulis. More...

Talent returns to King’s new domain

From the Mountains to the Valley

When life handed Debbie King a giant bowl of lemons in 2015, she made the most beautiful lemonade out of it. More...