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News

Crime continues in South Kilbourne

The South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Thursday, November 2. More...

Olympia dedicates historical marker

Olympia residents assembled at the Olympia Cemetery Sunday, November 5 for a historical marker unveiling.  Robin Waites, of Historic Columbia Foundation, served as the guest speaker for Sunday’s events.  More...

Columbia Presbyterian Church relocates to North Main Corridor

The War Mouth Restaurant, Cottontown Brew Lab, Indah Coffee, and Circa Barbershop welcomed a new addition to their emerging commercial cluster between North Main and Sumter Street. More...

Business

City of Columbia holds 39th Annual Veterans Day Parade

The City of Columbia will host one of the Southeast’s largest Veterans Day Parade Friday, November 10.  The 39th Annual Veterans Day Parade will kick off at 11 a.m. More...

Why we celebrate Veterans Day

Veterans Day is an official United States public holiday, observed annually on November 11, that honors military veterans; that is, persons who served in the United States Armed Forces.  More...

City Snippets

Duke to spend $3B in S.C. Duke Energy plans to spend $3 billion over the next decade to strengthen the power gr id in South Carolina, supporting 3,300 jobs and $116 million in new tax revenue North Columbia development announced More...

Education

Cardinal Newman Mock Trial Team earns honors at Middle School Mock Trial competition

Cardinal Newman’s Mock Trial Team earned honors at the Middle School Mock Trial Competition held Saturday, November 4. More...

Cardinal Newman School inducts 17 students into National Honor Society

Cardinal Newman School inducted 17 students into its National Honor Society at its fall ceremony. Students must maintain a 3.8 average in order to be invited to apply. More...

Seven Ridge View Blazers selected for Midlands Region Orchestra

(L-r): Danielle Banks (violin), Cameron Borum (cello), Emieli Cone (cello), Esais Jones (viola), Arthur Nyanfor II (viola), Jayln Scott (violin), and James Watson (bass) have been chosen as members o More...

Sports

Diamond Hornets ground Falcons

Tevaughn Higgins accounted for all six of Lower Richland’s touchdowns, four through the air and two on the ground, as the Diamond Hornets defeated the Darlington Falcons 38-6 in the first round of the 4A playoffs.  Lower Richland jumped ou More...

Heathwood Hall’s Nasir signs with Gamecocks

Heathwood Hall’s Maryah Nasir signs her National Letter of Intent to continue her cross country and track career at the University of South Carolina. More...

Hammond’s Myers & Johnson sign to play at next level

Hammond’s Trinity Johnson (left) and Ahlea Myers (right) sign their National Letters of Intent to continue their basketball careers at Presbyterian College and Charleston Southern University, r More...

Home & Garden

Garden Gone to the Dogs!

Stopping to smell the flowers

On Sunday, December 10 from 2–4 p.m. Columbia area dog lovers will celebrate the human-canine connection with Reindogs and Elves at the Carolina Children’s Garden, a garden gone to the dogs. More...

Star Chefs

Thanksgiving Appetizers

Pumpkin Dip   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

SUMMONS   SUMMONS AND  NOTICE BY  PUBLICATION  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  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...

Legals

Full Story

Benjamin prepares for third term

Steve Benjamin will serve as mayor of Columbia for a third term. He ran unopposed in the November 7 election. More...

Devine and Davis keep seats

Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine defeated challenger Joe Azar for a fifth term as at-large representative for Columbia City Council Tuesday, November 7. “I’m very excited and honored to continue my work as an at-large councilmember. More...

On Second Thought

Historic tax credit under threat of elimination

What do Lula Drake, the South Carolina State Museum, Olympia and Granby Mills, the Kress Building, the Curtiss- Wright Hangar, and the Palmetto Compress Warehouse have in common? They were all once misused structures, now successfully restored. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

ASK US AT THE STAR

I am encouraging my parents to move to South Carolina in retirement to be near family. Do you have any guidance to share?

South Carolina is routinely suggested as a great place to retire for many reasons with its desirable coastal and mountain regions, not to mention the capital city of Columbia with its central attractive amenities. More...

Commentary

Fighting against nature

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

The crowd gathered at Old Faithful, waiting for the punctual geyser to explode. A nearby clock told everyone approximately when the next eruption would happen. A young boy sat watching the clock. More...

Language Barriers

I’m just saying...

My stove doesn’t understand me.  I mean, it REALLY doesn’t understand me. My stove is speaking another language!  About two weeks ago, we had one of those power outage blips. More...

Working with Mom

40–Something

My mom is one of my employees, and sometimes that makes for a challenging workplace environment especially when I’m giving orders or trying to schedule a meeting on one of her “busy” days.  More...

Society

Caughman Road Seniors lunch at the Cinnamon Roll Deli

The Caughman Road Park Seniors met for brunch Wednesday, November 1 at the Devine Cinnamon Roll. Front row seated: Irene Wegrzynowski and Betty Templeton. More...

Matthew Lacoste achieves Eagle Scout status

Troop 397 celebrated its newest Eagle Scout, Matthew Lacoste, with a Court of Honor at St. More...

Female doctor practiced in Blythewood in the early 1890s

Attorney Bob Wood brought to life one of Blythewood’s most intriguing historical figures, Dr. Portia Lubchenco, during Blythewood Historical Society’s recent meeting.  More...

Events

Events

•BAZAAR Delta House, Inc. (DHI) will host its Holiday Bazaar November 11, 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Delta Life Development Center, 5307 Fairfield Road. More...

Spend your holidays with Historic Columbia

Spend your holidays with Historic Columbia. The season will officially kick-off at Historic Columbia on Friday, November 17 with historic holiday festivities taking place through Sunday, December 31. More...

Arts & Entertainment

A.C. Flora students to perform High School Musical

Get ready to start tapping your toes. The fine arts students at A.C. More...

Cardinal Newman Theater Department presents Almost, Maine

The Cardinal Newman Theater Department will present Almost, Maine, a magical series of love stories that has become one of the nation’s most popular productions, November 9–11, 7 p.m., 29 More...

Travel

Ouagadougou, capital of Burkina Faso

I crammed into another “Desert Taxi,” left Timbuktu and the Niger River, and headed south to Ouagadougou, the capital of Burkina Faso, which according to my guide book was the country’s largest city, with a population of over a mill More...

Pets

Puppy Headstart

For years, I’ve been teaching clients how to give their puppy a behaviorally healthy start. Soon I will get to practice what I preach. This weekend I will be picking up the first puppy I have had in 20 years. More...