April 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Palmetto Health and the USC School of Medicine welcome incoming class of resident physicians

Palmetto Health and the University of South Carolina School of Medicine faculty and staff welcome the newest group of first-year resident physicians after receiving the long-awaited results of Main Match Day 2018. More...

Richland I breaks ground for Bolden Stadium renovations

Members of Richland One including Superintendent Dr. More...

Commentary

Keeping it simple

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

I was sitting on the deck with most of the dogs. We were all meditating lazily in the high 70s springtime sunshine. The dogs seemed content to leave it at that. I needed a little more stimulation. More...

Technical Difficulties

I’m just saying...

Do we really need driverless cars?  Do we?  I just don’t see the benefit of being in a car with a “mind of its own,” and, if the car didn’t react as I thought it should, I would be powerless to stop it. More...

Crazy for the heat

40–Something

Man, am I ready to start complaining about the heat. More...

Education

Spring Valley High School students win State Championship of Academics

Spring Valley High School students took home top honors at the State Championship of Academics, winning the Division One Championship for high schoolers.  More...

Lower Richland High School and EngenuitySC expand LifeCycle Sustainability program by selling student-grown plants to public

Most Columbia residents start planting their vegetable gardens in April, but for Lower Richland High School students, it will be a time of economic harvest. More...

Cardinal Newman junior drama students perform Fiddler on the Roof Jr.

Cardinal Newman Junior Drama students will perform in the musical Fiddler on the Roof Jr. April 20–22, 2945 Alpine Road. More...

Sports

Cardinals are 2018 Nike Palmetto Cup Champions

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals grinded their way through their fifth match in three days to win the 2018 Nike Palmetto Cup championship with a 1-0 victory over the Lexington Wildcats on April 5.  More...

Falcons win Forest Acres Classic

The A.C. More...

Cardinals fly past Bengals

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals scored two goals in the first half and two in the second to earn a 4-1 win over the Blythewood Bengals and advance to the semifinals of the Nike Palmetto Cup Wednesday, April 3.  More...

Home & Garden

Growing History

Stopping to smell the flowers

Gardens, their design, and plants, open windows to the past. In the 19th century, South Carolina was a horticulture hub, a claim buttressed and exemplified in three presentations at the 2018 Historic Columbia Garden Symposium March 24.  More...

Star Chefs

Tomato Cakes More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Three: Vilnius, founded 1323

I landed in Vilnius with my friend, Dr. Jim Fisher. Our mission was to speak at the 2004 UNESCO conference at the Law University of Lithuania. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

AMENDED SUMMONS  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  IN THE FAMILY  More...

Legals

Full Story

Storage Auctions

NOTICE OF LIEN  More...

Richland 1 breaks ground for Memorial Stadium renovations

On Tuesday April 10, Richland School District One officials held a ground breaking ceremony for the renovations to Memorial Stadium on South Holly Street to be completed by August 2018. More...

On Second Thought

Reconstruction’s Legacy: Top legal minds to discuss 14th Amendment’s relevance today

The Palmetto State’s historical connections to the 14th Amendment don’t often garner lots of attention. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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ASK US AT THE STAR

Extended Warranties

With the cost of electronics devices, are optional service contracts or extended warranties a good idea for these and other major purchases?   More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council fails to follow procedure in the termination of Adminstrator Gerald Seales

At the very end of the Apr il 3, Richland County Council meeting, Norman Jackson made a motion to terminate the contract of Richland County Administrator Gerald Seales immediately and appoint Assistant Administrator Branden Madden as acting County Ad More...

Columbia police officer gives crime report at the South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association meeting

The South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association held its monthly meeting Thursday, April 5. Columbia police officer Mason Frier reported eight burglaries in a two-week span in Rosewood. More...

Forest Acres City Council hears proposal by retirement/assisted living facility

In another marathon meet ing by Forest Acres standards, the city council again listened to a proposal for a rezoning to a Planned Development District, this t ime for a ret irement/ assisted l iving facility called Tuscan Gardens. More...

Business

Kudzu Queens grace St. Pat’s Day 13 times

The Kudzu Queens original royal appearance at St. Patrick’s Day was March of 2004. More...

Five Points Foundation awards $49,000 generated from the 36th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points

On Thursday, April 5, 2018, the Five Points Foundation awarded $49,000 to over 30 charities and non-profit organizations in the Midlands from revenue generated from the 36th Annual St. Pat’s in Five Points. More...

City Snippets

Medical practice closing five offices More...

Society

Museum receives sword from second-in-command to Francis Marion, Peter Horry

Peter Horry was one of the first South Carolinians to join the Patriot cause after the Revolutionary War broke out in 1775. More...

Nancy Doolittle tells experiences of the Doolittle Raiders to DAR members

Not even one volunteer backed out of Jimmy Doolittle’s “Secret Dangerous Mission,” but they’re not heroes, they said.  The Mission: Fly over Japan, drop the bombs, fly to China for safety. More...

St. Martin’s Foundation awards $33,000 in grants

The St. Martin’s Foundation has awarded grants totaling $33,000 to 17 nonprofits serving needs in the community. 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...

Arts & Entertainment

Cinderella

Columbia Music Festival Association presents Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet

Columbia Music Festival Association will present Ann Brodie’s Carolina Ballet in the most enchanting of all Fairy Tale Ballets Cinderella April 20, 21, and 22 at The Township Auditorium, 1703 Taylor Street.  More...

All... Or Nothing At All music returns to Workshop Theatre with Columbia Rat Pack

The Rat Pack. More...

Colla Voce and special guests perform Annelies, Anne Frank’s diary text set to music

Colla Voce will present Annelies, a work based on the text of “The Diary of Anne Frank” set to music by British composer James Whitbourn.  More...

Pets

Manage first; then train

A dog trainer friend of mine recently shared a blog on her Facebook page that inspired the topic of this article. The blog was by Stacy Greer, owner of Sunshine Dog Training & Behavior, LLC, in Texas. More...