April 6, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Once again!

Columbia Classical Ballet dancer grabs gold

For the second year in a row, a Columbia Classical Ballet (CCB) Dancer claimed the coveted gold medal at the prestigious Valentina Kozlova International Ballet Competition (VKIBC) in New York City. More...

Medical marijuana bill advances in the Senate

The Senate Medical Affairs Committee approved a medical marijuana bill on March 29, sending it to the full Senate for consideration. More...

Commentary

Remembering real fried chicken

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

While wasting time one recent morning, waiting for the NCAA tournament to start and lamenting my laziness for not diving into one of several projects waiting on “Round Tuits” that are back ordered, I succumbed to the allure of the interne More...

Careful what you wish for

40–Something

Over Christmas Holidays I made the mistake of letting it slip I was looking forward to the next stage in my parenting life, that stage being one of an empty nester.  More...

Margaritaville in Manhattan

I’m just saying...

I was shocked last month when my husband Marty suggested for our 14th wedding anniversary and my birthday, we celebrate with “a theater trip to New York City!”  More...

Education

School Stars

Airport High School teacher Bridgett Wolfe is the winner of a $1,500 scholarship from the Palmetto State Teachers Association's Foundation for Professional Development. She is one of five winners of the Dr. More...

Richland One accepting nominations for 2018 Hall of Fame

Richland One is accepting nominations for its 2018 Hall of Fame induction class. Nominations must be submitted online by Wednesday, August 1 at 5 p.m.  More...

Local middle schooler to play at Carnegie Hall

Alijah Norris, an eighth grade student at Kelly Mill Middle School, has been selected for the 2018 Middle School Honors Performance Series at Carnegie Hall.  Over 1,000 auditions were submitted and reviewed by the series’ expert board of m More...

Society

Columbia Garden Club Foundation presents “Beautiful By Design - A Home & Floral Design Symposium”

The Columbia Garden Club Foundation is excited to host four of the best American tastemakers in architecture, interior design, and floral design for its symposium and luncheon April 17, 2018. More...

Poet laureate spreads poetry over the city for National Poetry Month

The City of Columbia Poet Laureate Ed Madden announced a series of new projects in conjunction with National Poetry Month. More...

Capital Rotary earns district image awards

Columbia’s Capital Rotary Club has earned district recognition for its communications efforts in 2017-2018. More...

Arts & Entertainment

University of South Carolina School of Music presents Richard Greener tribute concert

The Richard Greener tribute concert explores the legacy of Richard Greener, UofSC’s first African-American professor (1873-77) and the first black graduate of Harvard. The concert will take place Tuesday, April 10 at 7:30 p.m. More...

Columbia Museum of Art pulls back veil at The Hidden Gala

Largest fundraiser of the year celebrates Seen & Unseen: Photographs by Imogen Cunningham Saturday, April 21, 7 p.m.–Midnight. columbiamuseum.org/gala More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Two: Lietuva by any other name.. .

I was curious about the history of the tiny nation of Lithuania once I landed there in September, 2004. More...

Winederlust

Wine 101: Describe that wine

As a wine educator, one of my goals is to help my students have more confidence in selecting wines they like. More...

Women took to the skies

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Flight, an original drama based on the real histories of women who pioneered the field of aviation, April 22-29 at the Center for Performance Experiment. More...

On Second Thought

Including voices long unheard

This May, Historic Columbia will commemorate the 200th anniversary of the Hampton-Preston Mansion and will unveil much-anticipated improvements to the site and grounds. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County More...

IRS warns of top scams claiming to be from the IRS

ASK US AT THE STAR

Tell me more about the new scams claiming to be from the IRS. With the April 15 tax return deadline approaching, the IRS is warning of ever more devious scammers who constantly are coming up with new ways to commit fraud. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Good Morning Vietnam

Bikers from all over the state gathered for a bike ride to the state capital honoring veterans on their holiday March 29. More...

Richland County Council members discuss Richland Renaissance

The April 3rd Richland County Council meeting began with presentations. The first featured the Honorable short-timer Greg Pearce, and Chip Jackson declaring this week as Community Development Week in Richland County.  More...

Win big in mayor’s conservation challenge

Columbia is excited to have signed up for the 2018 Wyland Foundation’s National Mayor’s Challenge for Water Conservation, taking place April 1- 30, 2018. More...

Business

American Airlines to double aircraft size on Columbia—Dallas flights

American Airlines will double aircraft size and seating capacity on its flights between Columbia Metropolitan Airport and Dallas/Ft. Worth this summer. More...

City Snippets

Doctors Care opening 54th office  Doctors Care P.A., South Carolina’s largest urgent care company, has opened its 54th urgent care location on the campus of Palmetto Health Baptist Parkridge. More...

Folks About Town

Captain Robert Ragland is retiring from Richland County Sheriff’s Department Region One (Lower Richland, Eastover, and Hopkins). Taking over Captain Ragland’s position will be Captain Steve Gaither. More...

Sports

Silver Foxes pound Patriots

The Dutch Fork Silver Foxes overcame a 4-2 deficit to defeat the West Carteret Patriots 14-5 in the first day of the Forest Acres Classic Monday, April 2.  Dutch Fork carried the early momentum. More...

Cardinals stop A.C. Flora in FAC nightcap

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals got two runs in the bottom of the fifth inning and a one-run performance from pitcher Myles Hedgecock to come away with a 2-1 win in the first day of the Forest Acres Classic Monday, April 2. More...

Lady Falcons come back to beat Nation Ford

The A.C. Flora Lady Falcons scored two second half goals to earn a come- from- behind 2- 1 win over the Nation Ford Lady Falcons in the first day of the Nike Palmetto Cup Tuesday, April 3.  More...

Events

Events

•CONFERENCE City of Columbia’s 6th Annual Small Business Week Leading the Change Conference will be held Thursday, May 3, 8 a.m.–3 p.m., Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln Street. www.columbiasc.net. More...

Historic Columbia April 2018 Events

• Second Sunday Stroll, University Hill—Sunday, April 8, 2–3:30 p.m., tour begins at Inn at USC More...

Home & Garden

Spring is the season of plant sales

Stopping to smell the flowers

“It’s All About Herbs” when the Lexington County Herb Bunch hosts the Herb Festival at the Lexington County Museum Saturday, April 7 from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. More...

Star Chefs

French Spring Soup   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF HEARING  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  IN THE PROBATE  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...

Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION   More...