July 13, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

City of Cayce recognizes calendar contest winner, city employee

During the July 3 regular meeting of the Cayce City Council, several members of the public were recognized for their places and people of Cayce photographs chosen to be published in the 2018-2019 City of Cayce Calendar. More...

Shandon Neighborhood Council approves requests

The Shandon Neighborhood Council voted on several requests at its bimonthly neighborhood meeting Monday, July 9. More...

County Council hears resident’s concern, votes down policy change

During the July 10 Richland County Council meeting, Carl McKinney signed up to speak during the first citizen’s input. More...

Business

Anderson named 2018 Generation Rx Champion

Cheryl A. Anderson, RPh, was recently honored at the 2018 South Carolina Pharmacy Association’s Annual Convention with the 2018 Generation Rx Champions Award for her outstanding work in fighting prescription drug misuse.  More...

Columbia College partners with Optus Bank

Columbia College and Optus Bank have established an eight month internship program designed to provide a unique opportunity for women to gain rich experiences in the world of banking. More...

City Snippets

Retaliatory tariffs could threaten S.C. economy  An analysis (https://www.uschamber.com/tariffs) by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce found retaliatory tariffs from Canada, Mexico, the European Union, and China threaten $3 billion in S.C. More...

Society

Dreher High School classes of 1946 and 1947 celebrate another reunion

The Dreher High School Classes of 1946 and 1947 have been celebrating reunions together for a long time. Here they are June 14 at Dupre Catering & Events at Senate's End. More...

Golden K Kiwanis donates to Central Carolina Community Foundation

Leland Williams (r), representing the Golden K Kiwanis Foundation, presents a $500 check to the Central Carolina Community Foundation, represented by Kevin Patten (c), vice president for finance and More...

Granby DAR chapter members attend Carolina Day at Sullivan’s Island

Miriam Lovett, chair of commemorative events for the Granby Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, attended Carolina Day in Charleston on June 28, 2018 with her daughter Maria Cole, Granby chair of Children of the American Revolution. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS The Dog Days of Summer Columbia Animal Services Adoption Special will be held July 16–21. All cats and dogs will be available for adoption with a fee of $20. More...

Arts & Entertainment

701 Center for Contemporary Art offers more youth summer art workshops

Mosaics—July 16–20, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., ages 13–17—In this class, each student will create their own beautiful mosaic piece to take home. More...

Home & Garden

Texas Red Yucca—taking heat at the border and beyond

Stopping to smell the flowers

One native plant covering the Chihuahuan Desert and the state of Texas has journeyed to Columbia recently.  More...

Star Chefs

Blueberry Shortbread Bars More...

Pets

Crating Canines

Benefits of Crate Training

They come in different sizes and types: airline style, wire, or foldable cloth. They go by different names: crate, kennel, or cage. Some dog owners believe they are instruments of cruelty; others believe they are magic problem solvers. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  DISSOLUTION FOR  MCS LAND  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...

Crating Canines

Benefits of Crate Training

They come in different sizes and types: airline style, wire, or foldable cloth. They go by different names: crate, kennel, or cage. Some dog owners believe they are instruments of cruelty; others believe they are magic problem solvers. More...

Midlands Arts Conservatory to open August 20

The Midlands Arts Conservatory (MAC)has been a dream in the making for several years. More...

On Second Thought

Historic Columbia to offer sneak peek of next Main Street hot spot

On August 7, Historic Columbia will host the first Behind-the-Scenes Tour of 1649 Main Street—a place with a rich history known to most as Hennessy’s. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Richland County More...

Boys State, Girls State teens provide reasons for optimism

Each year, hundreds of South Carolina high schoolers get a close-up lesson in how government works as part of the Palmetto Boys State and Palmetto Girls State programs. More...

Commentary

Can carrots save America?

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

Nick and I go back to junior high. We searched for the meaning of life when we were too stupid to recognize it if we saw it. We bonded on rock and roll, fell in love a lot, and spent many nights considering how our lives would evolve. More...

Miracles can move the masses

I’m just saying...

“They’re All OUT!”  Those were sweet words to hear on July 10th as the last boy and his coach were rescued from a perilous and possibly fatal situation that has had us all holding our collective breath.  More...

Running with the bats

40–Something

My morning run got off to a bit of a terrifying start this past Wednesday morning. I did what I usually do... More...

Education

Ridge View graduate takes Debra W. Hamm scholarship to The Citadel

Ridge View High School graduate Victoria Jackson is heading to The Citadel this summer to begin her college education. She is the recipient of the Debra W. Hamm Scholarship that will help fund her studies. More...

Richland Northeast graduate takes Stephen W. Hefner scholarship to Clemson

Michael D. Smith is on his way to Clemson University to begin the next chapter of his life. The Richland Two Education Foundation awarded the $5,000 Stephen W. Hefner Scholarship to him in May. More...

Southern manners

We live in the south. I mean, we are not just the most southern of the two Carolinas, but we are geographically located in the southern portion of the United States of America. More...

Sports

Eagles eyeing improvement in 2018

A 3-8 record in 2017 epitomized how much the Airport Eagles struggled, despite making another playoff appearance. Some of the struggles were expected, as Airport lost approximately 98 percent of its offensive production from the season before. More...

Brookland-Cayce makes the jump to 4A

The 2017 campaign capped off remarkable back-to-back seasons for the Brookland-Cayce Bearcats. While the win total from last year, nine, didn’t match the previous one, the 21 wins over two seasons are the most in school history. More...

Cardinal Newman teammates qualify for national tournament

Logan Watson and Molly Mazoue, both freshmen at Cardinal Newman, are the USAV No.1 ranked 14U beach doubles volleyball team in the state of South Carolina. More...

Travel

Winederlust

Fruity is not the same as sweet

As a wine educator, one of my goals is to help fellow wine drinkers better understand their own palates so they can make more informed purchases. More...

Ode to my Father

Part 2: Skinny dipping

Greeleyville had a terrible rain storm in 1916. On the opposite side of the street in front of the Montgomery house was a drainage ditch which looked like a lake, according to my father’s memoirs. More...