September 15, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

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Last Day

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

The coffee woke me. It always did down there. At home the smell doesn’t drift into the bedroom. In Lower Alabama the currents catapulted the aroma throughout the house just like in Folgers commercials.  More...

Deep Discussions and Dwight K. Schrute

40–Something

I’ve got an interesting social dynamic going on in my house right now. One of my children likes to discuss politics, religion, and basically any kind of deep philosophical topic, while another of my children likes to tell fart jokes.  More...

Spiritual Unity

I’m just saying...

First of all, I want to extend love and support to all of the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. There were many who lost everything, some heartbreaking deaths. More...

Business

Look to the skies September 18 for the “Madras Maiden”

The Liberty Foundations 2017 Salute to Veterans tour will be arriving in Columbia at the Jim Hamilton LB Owens Airport ( Eagle Aviation FBO, 1400 Jim Hamilton Blvd) Monday, September 18.  More...

City Snippets

Film maker building Blythewood plant  Charter NEX Films, a manufacturer of polyethylene film for industrial and medical applications, is building a 140,000-square-foot plant in Blythewood, creating 110 new jobs. More...

Folks About Town

Chr is Wi lkins has joined Cohn Construction Services as field superintendent. More...

Society

I’m Every Woman Awards presented at Palmetto Capital City Classic Luncheon

Hundreds of people came out to the Palmetto Capital City Classic Luncheon, held September 11 at Brookland Baptist Church. The PCCC Committee did not crown a queen at this year’s luncheon. More...

NSDAR witnesses signing of proclamation

September 17, 2017 marks the 230th year of the signing of the United States Constitution. More...

Spring Valley graduate serves aboard guided missile cruiser in Japan

A Columbia native and 2015 Spring Valley High School graduate is serving in the U.S. More...

Events

Events

•ART The City of Columbia Art Center, Parks and Recreation Department is currently looking for artists who wish to participate in “Art Along the Trail” Saturday October 14. More...

Irma disaster relief: U-Haul offers 30 days free self-storage in S.C.

U-Haul Companies in South Carolina are offering 30 days of free self-storage and U-Box storage container usage to residents who have been affected by the flooding associated with Hurricane Irma. More...

Home & Garden

Garner garden plants directly from the grower

Stopping to smell the flowers

The growth of farmers markets and consumer-supported agriculture across the country has brought the local farm to your fork. More...

Star Chefs

Pumpkin Gingerbread   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Legals

Full Story

Shaggers head to the beach for SOS Fall Migration

The Society of Stranders or S.O.S. was founded in 1980 by Gene “Swink” Laughter (pronounced daughter,) a former lifeguard and part of the 1950s Carolina Shag movement. More...

Final filing for Columbia Municipal Election

The filing period for the November 7, 2017, Municipal Election opened on Monday, August 14, 2017, at noon and closed on Friday, September 8, 2017, at noon. More...

On Second Thought

Columbia’s musical lineage on display at the 39th Annual Jubilee: Festival of Black History and Culture

Unknown to some, South Carolina has one of the most diverse music scenes in the South with the Capital City being a hotbed for musical talent. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Captial City

Forest Acres More...

Show Time

Remember long a go we used to tease, That our far-away moon was made of cheese? We had known since childhood, But walk on the moon, never dreamed we could!   More...

Government / Neighborhood

Perrin-Thomas Community Center seniors carry on tradition

The Perrin Thomas Community Center is located at 1030 Andrews Road near the USC football stadium. More...

Richland County Council meeting disjointed after council members’ month’s vacation

Richland County Council’s meeting September 12 featured a council returning from vacation after a month, and it showed. Everything brought up seemed to be more difficult than normal. More...

Forest Acres City Council plans Sweet Seasons

The Forest Acres City Council heard of plans to relocate its annual Christmas festival to the Forest Lake shopping center, with the pledge of “keeping it simple, sweet, and family-oriented.”  More...

Education

Richland One employees collect supplies for Texas flood victims

After seeing the devastation that flooding from Hurricane Harvey created in Texas, employees of Richland One’s Heyward Career and Technology Center collected water, diapers, and other supplies More...

Descendants of W.A. Perry visit district school named for him

What’s in a name? For the descendants W.A. Perry, (for whom Richland One’s W.A. Perry Middle School is named), the name symbolizes pride, honor, and a bit of a family mystery that has been revealed.  More...

Airport High School teacher named Lexington Two’s 2017/18 District Teacher of the Year

Daniel Bailey, social studies teacher from Airport High School, has been selected as Lexington Two’s 2017/18 District Teacher of the Year. Bailey also serves as a data team member, student government advisor, and technology coach.   More...

Sports

Hornets shut out Cavaliers

The Lower Richland Diamond Hornets evened their record to 2-2 after their second win in as many weeks and their first shutout since 2011 with a 21-0 win over the Richland Northeast Cavaliers Friday, September 8.  More...

Hammond overpowers Falcons

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Sparked by the running and passing of quarterback Corbett Glick, who completed 14-of-27 passes for 144 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for another score, and the receiving of senior Lucas Prickett, who pulled in 10 catches for 120 yards and two More...

Cardinal girls, Skyhawk boys reign at the Battle of Midlands

Ten schools descended upon Maxcy Gregg Park in downtown Columbia to take part in the fourth annual Battle of the Midlands swim meet Saturday, September 9. After the 22 events, the Cardinal Newman girls and the Hammond boys came out victorious.  More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Classical Ballet previews 2017/18 performances in Studio Series Part 1

Entering its 26th Season, Columbia Classical Ballet will preview its upcoming performances and dancers at the Pavlovich Ballet School Sunday night, September 17. More...

Travel

The Columbia Canal, Part 1

The Columbia Canal influenced the city’s growth and was an example of 19th century engineering. More...