March 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Commentary

The end of male usefulness

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

I expect to hear news of Rush Limbaugh’s head exploding at any moment. I read a story last week that is sure to bring his blood pressure to unacceptable levels; maybe beyond the limits of his medium size skull and thin skin.  More...

Flushing Technology

I’m just saying...

I don’t know about anyone else, but I’ve been finding myself in a state of constant confusion lately.  It’s all this technology we’ve surrounded ourselves with! More...

It’s the least wonderful time of the year

40–Something

Please pardon me if I seem a little edgy. It’s just not the best time of year for me.  More...

Education

School Stars

Five Richland School District Two teachers have been named finalists for 2018-2019 Richland Two Teacher of the Year. More...

Cardinal Newman National Honor Society inducts 2018 spring members

Cardinal Newman School inducted 23 students into its National Honor Society at its spring ceremony. Students must maintain a 3.8 average in order to be invited to apply. More...

Forty-nine Lexington Two students inducted into Myrdis Walker Scholars Program

Forty-nine Lexington Two students have been inducted into the Myrdis Walker Scholars program.  The program recognizes African-American students in eighth through 12th grades who have demonstrated the potential to excel in academics.  More...

Sports

Cardinals shut out Bearcats

The Cardinal Newman boys’ soccer team scored seven goals in the first 18 minutes of its match against the Brookland Cayce Bearcats en route to an 11-nil win Thursday, March 22 during the first day of the Airport Select Invitational.  More...

Hammond grounds Airport

The Hammond Skyhawks got five goals in a 12-minute stretch in the first half to hold the Airport Eagles 5-1 on the second night of the Airport Select Invitational Friday night, March 23.  Hammond had 13 shots on goal against Airport keeper Kevin More...

Cardinal Newman blanks Warriors

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals boys’ soccer team, recently ranked No. More...

Home & Garden

2018 Festival of Gardens features Forest Hills neighborhood

Stopping to smell the flowers

Columbia Green’s 26th Annual Festival of Gardens celebrates the start of the organizations second quarter century spotlighting private home gardens in Columbia neighborhoods. More...

Star Chefs

Carrot Dill Soup   More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part One: First impressions

Quite by accident I discovered Lithuania (the official name is Lietova.) many years ago with my friend, Jim Fisher. There it was…pinched in at the bottom of the Baltic Sea between Latvia, Belarus, and Poland. More...

Columbia Marine tests ship

Seaman Doneisha Jefferson, from Columbia, S.C., (r) holds down a pipe as water is sent through to test the effectiveness of a soft patch applied during a damage control training exercise aboard the a More...

Residents are responsible for the sewer lines from their home to the city connection

This week Columbia Water will begin sending notifications to customers who have defective or broken sewer lateral lines. More...

On Second Thought

Cemetery tour season is here

Springtime means there will be many new beginnings throughout town, and here at Historic Columbia it brings the start of Cemetery Tour season.  Historic Columbia has been partnering with Elmwood Cemetery for over ten years to put on monthly tour More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Opposed to newsprint tariff

There are two things to know about newspapers. More...

Business

Funding helps organizations create a place where people love to live

Central Carolina Community Foundation— the Midlands’ expert on philanthropy— announced the 11 local nonprofits that will launch new projects to enrich the Midlands region. More...

City Snippets

Arby’s franchisee purchases site Lexington County tax records reveal a local Arby’s franchisee has purchased a site at 2444 Augusta Highway across from Lexington High School. More...

Folks About Town

Kim Johnson has joined iPublish Media as vice president of sales. Krystal Conner, Tamara Henderson, Steven Mallet, and Christian Stormer have joined the Midlands Technical College Foundation Board. More...

Society

Oldest CIU graduate celebrates 107 years

It’s not every day that you get to wish “Happy Birthday” to someone who just turned 107 years old. But that was the privilege of Columbia International University President Dr. More...

Columbia 2018 All American City Finalist

The City of Columbia has been named one of 20 finalists nationwide for the 2018 All-America City Awards. The finalists will compete June 22-24 in Denver to be recognized among the 10 annual All-America City winners. More...

To Friends of the Dreher High School Class of 1963

Dear friends of DHS ’63, More...

Events

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY Stedfast Christian Center’s 34th Anniversary wil be held Friday, April 6, 7 p.m., 5200 Fairfield Road. 803-786-9129. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Sense and Sensibility at UofSC’s Drayton Hall Theatre is a “Jane Austen Dream World”

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Kate Hamill’s whimsical, modern retelling of Jane Austen’s Sense and Sensibility April 13–21 at Drayton Hall Theatre. More...

Opera at USC free performances April 14 and 15

In addition to two fully staged operas with orchestra each year, Opera at USC presents free one-act operas in the USC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street with piano accompanist. More...

Arts at Shandon

presents 3xthree Trio April 7

Arts at Shandon series at Shandon Presbyterian, 607 Woodrow Street in the heart of Shandon, will present 3xthree Trio at 7:30 p.m., April 7 in the recently restored sanctuary. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS FOR  DIVORCE  (One Year continuous separation)  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  More...

Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION   More...