January 5, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

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Celebrating English Only

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

Thinking outside the culinary box for our annual Christmas Day tradition of appetizers and low key celebration, I decided on empanadas. More...

What Doesn’t Kill You...

I’m just saying...

All my life I’ve heard the expression, “Whatever doesn’t kill you will only make you stronger…” I’ve even used it a few times myself. More...

Walmart Woes

40–Something

Is it bad I was actually enjoying the music playing overhead during the most recent of my weekly trips to Walmart and Publix? Probably so, but that’s not the worst of my journeys down the aisles of Americana. More...

Education

Harmony School delivers gifts to Families Helping Families

Harmony School's Early Act Club make a delivery of gifts to the Families-Helping-Families warehouse during the Christmas holidays. More...

Airport High School science teacher state finalist for national award

A Lexington Two teacher is one of four state finalists for the prestigious Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST).  More...

Sports

Bengals claw Hawks

The Blythewood Bengals pulled out their claws and set the tone early taking down the Hammond Skyhawks 76-54 in a winners’ bracket game on the second night of the Palmetto Winter Classic at Ben Lippen School Friday, December 29.  Blythewood More...

Blythewood clips Flora

Blythewood senior guard Jonathan Breland had a game-high 26 points to lead the Bengals to a hard-fought 64-60 win over the A.C. More...

Falcons fall short to Knights

A.C. Flora continues a pattern early in the season of coming just this close and being unable to close the deal late in the game. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia celebrates Famously Hot New Year

Ice skaters enjoy the cold weather and music as they skate on Main Street New Year’s Eve. More...

Travel

Memories of Ukraine

Part 3: Sleeping with the Enemy

Larisa and Ella, our roommates for the cruise to Odessa, turned out not to be Russian secret agents. Larisa, a pretty, young cardiologist at the Cancer Institute in Moscow, spoke broken English through her heavily painted lips. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

SUMMONS  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  IN THE COURT 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...

Storage auctions

NOTICE OFLIEN SALERed Door Storage will holda Public Sale to enforce Lienon said property at 7615Garners Ferry Rd., More...

Now the real work begins

Columbia residents have opened their hearts and their wallets to Cray Turmon. More...

Couple marries on front steps of The Big Apple

History of The Big Apple Built in 1915 as the House of Peace synagogue, the building was sold in 1936 and reopened as the Big Apple Night Club, where the dance craze that swept the nation during the summer of 1937 was born. More...

On Second Thought

ASK US AT THE STAR

Tell me about the new federal court order that will enable more poor Americans to move to better neighborhoods.

U.S. HUD Secretary Dr. More...

Love is brewing at Historic Columbia

Historic Columbia’s four downtown properties offer the perfect venue to host your next celebration. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Business

Tom Poland and S.C.’s back roads

With characteristic modesty, South Carolina author Tom Poland might deny it, but he shares a kindred spirit and eloquence with late New England poet Robert Frost. More...

City Snippets

S.C. lags in health rankings More...

Real Estate

Crystal Baker has been promoted to the position of Research Coordinator at Colliers International. More...

Society

Golden K Kiwanis gives to three charities

The Columbia Golden K Kiwanis Foundation wrapped up 2017 with three awards to local charities: Camp Wonder Hands, the Autism Academy of South Carolina, and the Women’s Shelter. More...

The Big Apple calls two more talents

Elizabeth Bays, a graduate of Richland Northeast and College of Charleston, with two years’ post-graduate work at William Esper Conservatory, also is pursuing her dream in The Big Apple. She is affiliated with Actors Theatre New York. More...

Capital Rotary inducts two new members

Commercial banker Austin McVay and healthcare professional Jon Belsher have been inducted into Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club. More...

Home & Garden

2018 Plants with Purpose on the Fashion Show Runway

Stopping to smell the flowers

In the horticulture industry, the start of a New Year signals parading new plant introductions at spring trade shows, aka as plant fashion shows. Garden industry communicators previewed the Plants with Purpose parade in December. More...

Star Chefs

Beef Stew   More...