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Neighborhood change agent takes on many roles

Very few people have been as active in helping Columbia–area neighborhoods than current Columbia Council of Neighborhoods and Brandon Acres/Cedar Terrace (BACT)Neighborhood Association president Tige Watts. More...

News

Richland County Council meeting packed with presentations

The April 17 Richland County Council meeting was filled to the brim with presentations. Leading off, and playing shortstop was Della Watkins, the newly appointed executive director of the Columbia Museum of Art.  More...

Advertisement of vacancies on various boards and commissions

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions. More...

Palmetto Children’s Hospital recognizes April as National Autism Awareness Month

Apr il is National Autism Awareness Month, and Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital encourages community members to recognize the importance of early diagnosis in treatment of autism spectrum disorder. More...

Business

City to host 6th Annual Small Business Week Conference

The City’s Office of Business Opportunities will host its sixth annual Small Business Week Conference Thursday, May 3, 2018, from 8 a.m.–3 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (1101 Lincoln Street). More...

City Snippets

State ranks high for drunken driving More...

Folks About Town

Eleven nurses from across the Palmetto Health system were honored with the 2018 Palmetto Gold award, including Nadine Brooks, MSN, RN, CCRN, CNML; Angela Bruccol i, MSN, RN, CNML, CEN; Meghan Burgess, MSN, RN, CPAN; Teshieka Cur tis- Pugh, BSN, RN, C More...

Education

Richland Northeast High School student places in 2018 NAACP ACT-SO Columbia competition

Miracle Chatman is a student who currently attends Richland Northeast High School. Along with 24 other high school students from the Midlands, she placed in the 2018 NAACP ACT- SO Columbia awards ceremony Sunday, April 15.  More...

Ridge View student speaks about his fight with leukemia

Ridge View High School Senior R’Quan Tyler was chosen to speak on WLXM-FM 103.1 radio station as part of a fundraiser for the Children’s Hospital.  He has been fighting leukemia for over two years.  More...

Scholars Magnet students changing laws

Ridge View High School’s Scholars Academy Magnet for Business and Law juniors Reilly Arford, Kay Brown, Lauryn Wilson, and Rhiannon Thompson had the opportunity to meet with attorneys Jack Cohoon from South Carolina Legal Aid and Elliott Daniel More...

Sports

Dreher beats Flora for Region title

The Dreher Lady Blue Devils declawed the A.C. Flora Lady Falcons 3-2 in penalty kicks (2-2 regulation) and clinched the Region 5-4A girls’ soccer title on a chilly Friday night at the SC United Football Club Fields in north Columbia April 20. More...

Falcons down Blue Devils

The Flora Falcons broke a scoreless half of soccer with three goals in a little over three minutes early in the second half on the way to a 4-nil win over the Dreher Blue Devils in a Region 5-4A boys’ soccer match on the pitch at the SC United More...

Cards soar to 3rd straight region title

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals’ boys’ tennis team won its third straight SCISA Region I-3A championship with a 6-3 victory over the Hammond Skyhawks April 19 at Hammond.  The results were as follows:  More...

Home & Garden

Replicating Pre-historic Gardens

Stopping to smell the flowers

For those who replicate food gardens for personal and public education, the Three Sisters Garden is one popular motif. More...

Star Chefs

Ragout of Mushrooms with leek and bacon More...

Transitions places its 2,000th resident into permanent housing

On the cusp of its seventh anniversary, Transitions Homeless Center has reached an impressive milestone—placing its 2,000th resident into permanent housing.  That resident, Annie, is now housed with the help of the Mental Illness Recovery More...

Senior Lawyers Division of the SC Bar tour Vietnam

On February 20, 2018, travelers with the Senior Lawyers Division of the South Carolina Bar and their companions flew to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon). For some, it was a return to a place they had been stationed with the U.S. More...

On Second Thought

The evolution of a landmark property

This article is part of an ongoing series in honor of the 200th anniversary of the Hampton-Preston Mansion’s construction. More...

Marching band is not physical education

A bill, currently before the legislature, would allow high school students who are members of a marching band to receive credit for physical education.  Before the bill is passed, I wish to address significant differences between these programs. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Commentary

Real Super Women

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

I had a high school friend named Bubba. Of course, if you lived in the South for any length of time, you also had a friend named Bubba. More...

Understanding unruly umbrellas

I’m just saying...

If you read last week’s column, you know my husband Marty and I have been disagreeing upon the correct time to reinstate our deck/pool umbrellas after a wind or rain storm. More...

Anchors getting annoying

40–Something

I’m a fan of the “Fox and Friends” morning news show, but the hosts are really starting to get on my nerves. They keep spitting out books, and I’m just wondering how on earth they find the time or energy to write anything... More...

Society

Caroline Legare Judson

Caroline Legare Judson, born August 3, 1922, in Columbia, South Carolina, was the only child of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Keith Legarea nd Caroline Guerry Legare. She died April 18, 2018. More...

The Columbia Garden Club Foundation has contributed over $300,000 to city organizations

Hundreds attended the annual Columbia Garden Club Foundation Symposium April 17 featuring celebrated architect Bobby McAlpine and award-winning interior designer Beth Webb of Atlanta, editor-in-chief of Veranda magazine Clinton Smith of New York, and More...

USC Chapter, NSDAR, learns information about the S.C. State House

USC Chapter, NSDAR, met in April to hear a presentation by Kathy Padgett, manager of the State House Tour Office and Gift Shop. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia Animal Services will hold a Cinco De Meow pet adoption special with dog and cat adoptions for $5, in celebration of Cinco De Mayo, May 4 and 5, Columbia Animal Services, 127 Humane Lane. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Choreography Showcase spotlights original dance works by UofSC students

Original works by University of SC dance students will be in the spotlight as the UofSC Dance Program presents the Student Choreography Showcase April 27–28 at Drayton Hall Theatre. More...

Workshop Theatre presents A Raisin in the Sun

Workshop Theatre will present Lorraine Hansberry’s groundbreaking play, A Raisin in the Sun, April 27–May 6, at Cottingham Theatre on the campus of Columbia College.  The play portrays the intense hostility faced by a black family wh More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Five: Uzupio, a wonderful idea

According to Lithuanian government figures, unemployment in Uzupio is 13 percent, 80 percent of the people are ethnic Lithuanian, the average age of the citizens is 65, 75 percent of the homes are privately owned, and 2,900 cars pass through Uzupio e More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

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