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News

Details unveiled about the 2018 CCN banquet

Columbia Council of Neighborhoods president Tige Watts provided more details on the CCN banquet at the monthly meeting Thursday, June 28. More...

South Carolina advocates travel to Capitol Hill to request support for Alzheimer's research

Recently, advocates from all over South Carolina traveled to Washington, D.C., for the 30th Alzheimer’s Association Annual Advocacy Forum, including April Hamilton, of Lexington, S.C.  More...

City of Cayce to declare election open for filing of candidates

The City of Cayce’s municipal election will be held Tuesday, November 6, 2018. There will be three seats open for election: mayor, council member district 2, and council member district 4. More...

Business

Veterans Legal Clinic opens at UofSC School of Law

Indigent and low-income veterans living in South Carolina will soon have access to free legal services thanks to a new Veterans Legal Clinic that opened July 2 at the University of South Carolina School of Law. More...

Joint replacement robotic surgery now available in the Midlands

Providence Health performed the Midlands’ first robotic-assisted joint replacement surgery June 26 with great success. This robotic technology transforms the way partial knee, total knee, and total hip replacements are performed. More...

United Way of the Midlands invests millions to address critical needs

United Way of the Midlands is investing $3.7 million in grants for its 2018-2019 fiscal year to fight to improve the health, education, and financial stability of everyone in the Midlands. More...

Education

Member of Boy Scout Troop 3 named Eagle Scout

Mr. and Mrs. Steve Allen, their daughter Alexis, and their son, Logan, who received his Eagle Scout Award with Bronze Palm June 9 at Trinity Presbyterian Church. More...

Member of Boy Scout Troop 37 named Eagle Scout

Tommy Kepley, a member of Boy Scout Troop 37, was honored with his Eagle Scout ceremony Saturday, June 30 at Shandon United Methodist Church. More...

Blythewood High School senior receives Principal’s Purchase award

Blythewood High School junior Jarad Gary has been recognized as the Principal's Purchase award winner for his pen and ink drawing. More...

Sports

Seidel building family atmosphere in Blythewood

The 2017 season was a tough one for the Blythewood Bengals. More...

Curtis looks for consistency from Westwood

The Westwood Redhawks saw some improvement in year two under head coach Dustin Curtis. More...

Arts & Entertainment

History lessons on Columbia’s Main Street

On a warm Monday morning, the Columbia SC 63 Project launched a special civil rights history walking tour designed for young audiences. Led by University of South Carolina history professor Dr. More...

S.C. Arts Commission honors four with fellowship grants

South Carolina artists in Charleston, Horry, Richland, and Spartanburg counties representing four arts disciplines received individual artist fellowships after approval by the S.C. Arts Commission board in Columbia. More...

Author to speak on The Petticoat Affair

The political battle over Peggy Eaton’s virtue and character caused President Andrew Jackson to fire his cabinet in 1831 and cost Vice President John C. Calhoun his almost certain chance to be President.  More...

Columbia descendant finds home for Abigail and Thomas in their native state of Vermont

Abigail and Thomas Tabor have traveled from their birthplace two centuries ago in Vermont to Alabama, then to Georgia, and later to South Carolina with other stays along the way, but they’re now back home, thanks to the stewardship of their gre More...

On Second Thought

Hampton-Preston as a tourist home

For two decades of its 200-year history, Hampton-Preston Mansion served as a tourist home and boarding house for temporary lodgers. Opened by local developer Thomas E. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Missing Mimi

Mimi Maddock was much more than my sister-in-law. She was my friend, a very special friend.  We met while teaching at the same school in the early 80s. It was not long before we felt a true kinship. More...

Commentary

Revenge of the Geezer

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

Modern Seniors have bad reputations; some of them well-deserved. In ancient civilizations the elders were revered. At least history tells us so. But the aged leaders were the ones writing history and passing stories around the campfire. More...

Poodle Pandemonium... Again

I’m just saying...

When I first heard the screams, I thought it was on television. More...

Back to the movies

40–Something

The wife and I decided to take a family trip to see the new Incredibles sequel. It took Pixar 14 years to make the sequel, but that’s okay because that’s about how often my wife and I make our way to the movies. More...

Society

Miss Fawcett and Mr. Grantz exchange wedding vows June 30

Margaret Deans Richardson Fawcett and Derrick Alan Grantz, both of Columbia, were married June 30, 2018, at Trinity Cathedral in Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Rotarians review year, install new leadership

At a year- end assembly to review some of Capital Rotary’s 2017- 2018 accomplishments, outgoing president Blake DuBose thanked members for achievement that included: • Adding six new members. More...

2018 Rotarian of the Year recognized

Outgoing Capital Rotar y Club president Blake DuBose presents the 2018 Rotarian of the Year plaque to public relations chair Pete Pillow (l) in recognition of his dedicated service and loyal devotion More...

Events

Events

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July at Historic Columbia

Upcoming Events

Summer Camp ’68 July 9-13 More...

Home & Garden

Vive la Vitex!

Stopping to smell the flowers

From sunup to sundown the petite 15’ vase-shaped multi-trunked tree, Vitex agnes castus, sends vivid blue spires skyward attracting bees, butterflies, and hummingbirds. More...

Star Chefs

Summer Salads

Tarragon-Dill Grilled Chicken Salad   More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 1: From Greeleyville to Forest Hills

My father, Miller Montgomery, a good, kind, loving man, died in 1996 at age 83. He was born and raised in Greeleyville, S.C., a place that, to him, was close to paradise. He followed his older brother, John A. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

SUMMONS  Non Jury  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  COURT OF COMMON  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...