September 29, 2017 RSS feed / Front Page

25–year anniversary of Dail Dinwiddie’s disappearance

Columbia Police Department investigators announce that this weekend marks the 25- year anniversary of Dail Dinwiddie’s disappearance. A $20,000 reward is still being offered in the case. More...

News

ABOTA presents the ninth annual James Otis Lecture

On September 15, the South Carolina Chapter of the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) presented the 9th Annual James Otis Lecture at the State House. From 1 p.m. More...

Judge Richard M. Gergel answers questions at the James Otis Lecture

To many young people, Richard M. Gergel is mostly known as the presiding judge over the 2015 Charleston shooting trial where Dylann Roof was found guilty of killing nine parishioners during a Bible study at Emanuel AME Church. More...

Business

Lizards Thicket has served Columbians for 40 years

Lizard’s Thicket plans to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the opening of the business’s first location of its familyowned and operated restaurants. More...

City Snippets

South Carolinians test high for drugs More than one in 18 South Carolina workers who took drug tests last year didn’t pass, the sixthhighest rate in the country, according to Quest Diagnostics, a New Jersey-based giant laboratory services provi More...

Folks About Town

Jasmine Smi th of Sowell Gray Robinson has joined the nonprofit Sistercare's Board of Directors. More...

Education

Four Ben Lippen students are National Merit semifinalists

Four Ben Lippen School students are among only 16,000 11th graders nationwide to qualify as semifinalists in The National Merit Scholarship program, an annual academic competition among high school students for recognition and college scholarships.&n More...

MTC dental hygiene students volunteer for mission work without leaving Columbia

Midlands Technical College second-year dental hygiene students and faculty had a learning experience out of the classroom when they volunteered their services to hundreds of Midlands residents in need of free dental care. More...

Lexington Two graduate donates commemorative eclipse prints to schools

The total eclipse on August 21, 2017, was an unforgettable moment for those who witnessed it in the skies over Columbia. And a Lexington Two graduate wants to make sure it’s a moment area students will remember for years to come.  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...

Arts & Entertainment

The Hunchback of Notre Dame comes to Town Theatre

The Hunchback of Notre Dame will be performed Thursday through Saturday, 8 p.m. through October 7; and Sundays at 3 p.m. More...

Home & Garden

Mistflowers are Passalongs

Stopping to smell the flowers

Blue-violet mistflowers, Eupatorium coelestinum, are in bloom now until frost in USDA hardiness zones 5-9. This eastern native herbaceous perennial aka blue boneset, hardy ageratum, and wild ageratum is a composite family member. More...

Star Chefs

Chicken in a Pot More...

Girls Rock Columbia empowers youth

Girls Rock Columbia, the mentoring program that has been empower ing youth through music education since 2013, will continue its program under Jessica Oliver’s leadership. More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club donates to “Vittles for Veterans”

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club donated $100 of non-perishable food and personal hygiene items to the “Vittles for Veterans” program at its September 4 meeting. V.A. More...

On Second Thought

Scarecrows in the Garden returns to Robert Mills

As Halloween approaches, Historic Columbia is gearing a season of family fun. Back by popular demand—Historic Columbia will once again host Scarecrows in the Garden. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City will return next week

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City of Columbia Municipal Election

As of Friday, September 8, 2017 at 12:00 p.m., the following individuals filed for the November 7, 2017 Municipal Election: • Sam Davis (incumbent) filed for the District I Seat on August 14, 2017 • Tameika Isaac Devine (incumbent) filed f More...

Commentary

He always said hello

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

Jay Leno once told a story about going to the grocery store and being ignored by the cashier, who was talking to a co-worker. More...

Running making history of me

40–Something

I just completed my third half-marathon. I don’t say this to brag but to let you know how stupid I am. I run, but I am no “runner.” I don’t enjoy it; I never have. More...

Soap Opera Land

I’m just saying...

I want to live in Soap Opera Land.  With all the current controversy going on in our country at the moment, I’m sure many of you will say we already do, but I’m not talking about that kind of drama. More...

Society

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital doctor receives national award

When Olga Rosa, M.D., starts something, she wants to see it to fruition. More...

Golden K Kiwanis gives to Vital Connections of the Midlands

The Golden K is a group of semi- retirees from the academic, professional, and business community who meet regularly on Wednesday mornings at the Lourie Center in Columbia.  More...

Capital Rotary honors Neda Beal

Capital Rotary president Blake DuBose recognizes at-large director and service chair Neda Beal for continuing Rotary Foundation donations that support world understanding and peace programs. More...

Sports

Recinos-Tejada’s foot powers Northeast past Airport

Richland Northeast’s Twantae Wallace scored on an 8-yard reception and a 2-yard run, and Selvin Recinos-Tejada put the icing on the cake with a 30- yard field goal with 17 seconds left in the game to give the Cavaliers a 23-20 win over the Airp More...

S. C. Tennis Hall of Fame welcomes Boulware

USTA South Carolina and the South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation announced Domino Boulware of Columbia will be inducted into the 2017 South Carolina Tennis Hall of Fame. More...

Gray Collegiate’s Heise wins national award

United Soccer Coaches (formerly the NSCAA), along with the association’s High School Coaches Member Group, announced Gray Collegiate’s boys’ soccer coach Kevin Heise as a recipient of the first annual High School Coach of Significan More...

Travel

Timbuktou– Part 1: A trip into history

In 1983, while teaching children of American oil workers in Douala, Cameroon, in West Africa, I took advantage of my summer vacation to travel to the famous town of Timbuktu (also spelled Timbuctoo or Tombouctou) in the nation of Mali. More...

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NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE   More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...