June 29, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Nursing becomes a family affair

The Capers family is taking the idea of “going into the family business” in a new direction.  Father Micheal, son Michael, and daughter Michella all decided to enroll in the nursing program at ECPI University, but their merged paths More...

News

Storm damage affects Columbia residents

A tree fell on a home on Berkeley Road during a recent storm. More...

Columbia Water urges residents to be “Water Wise”

Hot summer days can make even the most serious heat lovers wilt along with the grass and plants outside. Extreme heat can also play a role in the treatment and distribution of your water. More...

Misleading door hangars threaten water service shut-off

Columbia Water is alerting Irmo water customers of a misleading service shut-off notification. Customers in the Irmo area may see a door hangar indicating their water service is due to be shut-off for non-payment.  More...

Commentary

Evolving Nicknames

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

During a text message about bicycling recently, I discovered my buddy Terry has a nickname at work I was unaware of. The third member of our text group called him Lunchbox during an exchange. I was thrilled.  More...

Fashioned to Fail

I’m just saying...

Sometimes I think my husband Marty doesn’t appreciate my fashion sense. More...

I keep getting older while they’re still stuck in 2nd gear

40–Something

The other night I got yet another slap in the face from this unrelenting aging process.  For well over a decade, my wife has been watching her Friends DVD box set at bedtime. More...

Society

Dreher High School class of 1949 holds reunion

Dreher High School class of 1949 recently held a class reunion. The class of ’49 was the first compulsory 12th grade class in South Carolina. More...

Columbia Rotary Club welcomes new president

Columbia Rotary Club welcomed its new president and his family at its recent meeting. (L-r) Rotary President Stephen Creech, his wife Lindsay, and children Caroline (8), Mack (7), and Elizabeth (5). More...

Richland Sertoma SPORTSARAMA committee presents quilt

Jack Sterne, Richland Sertoma club member and chairman of the Richland Sertoma SPORTSARAMA committee, was presented with a SPORTSARAMA quilt made and donated by Deborah Johnson in honor of Mr. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Classical Ballet dancers take on the world and win

Dozens of the world’s top dancers descended on Orlando, Florida to dance for the gold at the World Ballet Competition recently. Columbia Classical Ballet dancers Koyo Yanagishima and Zi Wang came away with victories.  More...

Home & Garden

The Nature of Summer 2018

Stopping to smell the flowers

Rudy Mancke, USC’s naturalist-in-residence, welcomed a standing room only curious crowd at McKissick Museum on a countdown to the summer solstice. More...

Star Chefs

Black Bean and Couscous Salad More...

Century Plant blooms in west Columbia

A Century Plant is blooming at 618 Center St. in West Columbia. It is about 25–30 feet tall. More...

Local disabled veteran honored at Country Music Fest

Centra “CeCe” Mazyck (l), an Army veteran has won a national “Victories for Veterans Award.” This annual award is given by DAV (Disabled American Veterans) to deserving disabled veterans who have over More...

Engineer volunteers time and energy to historical research

David Brinkman has a strong desire to see the worlds of science and faith come together. He is interested in String Theory and other scientific efforts that attempt to prove the existence of God in other dimensions beyond our understanding. More...

Seventh Annual Columbia Fashion Week teaches self-esteem and poise to young models

Alicia Ziegler was born in New York City. She was introduced to the fashion industry working as a child and teen model where she saw her options were open to start her own career at a young age.  More...

On Second Thought

Fourth of July in Columbia

For many, July 4th— the annual celebration of our nation’s independence— conjures memories of family gatherings, festive meals, spirited patriotic community events, and fireworks. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia   More...

A Kudzu Queen remembers Mimi Maddock

As one of the founders of the original Kudzu Queens, Mimi epitomized all it means to be truly regal.  She had poise, confidence, kindness, elegance and a true sense of style. More...

Business

Folks About Town

Joshua Nunn, M.D. has joined Columbia Eye Clinic. More...

Attorneys Honored

Tammy Bershere and Valerie Fulton recently joined Ogletree Deakins. Bershere joins as Of Counsel, while Fulton will serve as an associate. More...

South Carolina housing market trend continues

South Carolina REALTORS ® (SCR) released its May 2018 market report. The report shows homebuyers should expect a competitive housing market throughout the summer months.  More...

Education

Richland One’s class of 2018 earns over $83 million in scholarships

Richland One’s Class of 2018 graduates collectively received nearly $83.2 million in scholarship offers and other financial aid, just shy of tying last year’s record-high total of $83.3 million.  More...

Richland One to continue providing free meals for all students

During the 2018- 2019 school year, Richland One will continue to offer meals at no cost to all students, regardless of family income. The average district family could save more than $400 per child in a school year. More...

South Carolina National Guard Foundation awards $72,000 in academic scholarships

The South Carolina National Guard Foundation (SCNGF) has announced $72,000 was awarded to 71 recipients at a scholarship luncheon held earlier this month.  More...

Sports

New region, better fit for Columbia

The 2017 season didn’t play out quite the way head coach Jason Bush had hoped. The Capitals started 2-2 but finished 1- 5. More...

Young Hornets ready to sting in 2018

Head coach Stephen Roberson did not arrive on C.A. More...

Kelley returns to lead Eau Claire program in 2018

Following the departure of head coach Jermaine Derricott after a 1-9 record in 2017, Eau Claire turned to one of its own. More...

Travel

Manning, a friendly town

Conclusion: A Rich History

When the South Carolina colony was in its infancy, the land on which Manning now sits was bounded by swamps and pine forests. The first settlers were Huguenots, Protestants, who fled France to avoid religious persecution. More...

Winederlust

The Vino Vixens of Soda City: Breaking the (Wine) Glass Ceiling

Given all the deserved attention to sexual harassment in industries across the board, I expected to write a piece echoing much of the same dismal news currently being reported in the media. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS and NOTICE BY PUBLICATION STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND  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...