May 4, 2018 RSS feed / On Second Thought

Wish You Were Here: Tourist Homes in the 20th Century

In November 1943, local real estate developer and lawyer Thomas Hair bought the former Hampton Preston estate, which had been placed to many uses since Chicora College left Columbia nearly 15 years earlier. More...

Jim Jaco, an Olympia champion

I first met Mr. Jim Jaco in 2009 when I began covering community meetings for The Columbia Star newspaper. It didn’t take me long to learn why he was called “Mr. Olympia.” He was a perfect example of what is great about Olympia. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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An unexpected end for a serial killer

The Millwood and Taylor location of Church’s Chicken, the darling of Lipitor manufacturers worldwide as well as dedicated customers across Columbia and the Midlands, died unexpectedly on February 18, 2018. More...

Spring pet allergies

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