August 3, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

CCN meets new COMET executive director, hears about National Night Out kickoff

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, July 26. New executive director of The Comet, John Andoh, spoke about his plans for the bus system. More...

SCDMV unveils the parent’s supervised driving program

The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) has unveiled a guide for parents and guardians who are teaching their children how to drive. More...

Rehydration and Wellness goes “Main Street”

On May 25, 2018, RevIVe Wellness Studio on the 1600 block of Main Street opened its doors and continued the ongoing trend of repurposing and revitalizing the Main Street corridor in downtown Columbia.  More...

Business

Celebrating BullStreet’s first restaurant

BullStreet District’s Bone-In Barbeque held a ribbon cutting and press conference July 30 with Mayor Benjamin and other dignitaries to celebrate a successful first three months in business as well as the addition of lunch service and family pic More...

Sisters of Charity awards $373,500 in grants

The Sisters of Charity Foundation of South Carolina recently awarded its Community Enrichment grants for 2018. More...

City Snippets

SCE&G suing to keep higher rates SCE&G is asking a federal judge to keep customers paying for the abandoned V.C. Summer Nuclear plant. More...

Society

Shandon UMC choir sings in Rowesville

Shandon United Methodist Church Chancel Choir traveled to Rowesville, S.C. to participate in the Great Day of Singing at New Hope United Methodist Church. More...

Granby NSDAR attends patriot grave marking ceremony

Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 10:00 AM, Pam Freck, Regent of the Granby NSDAR Chapter joined others for the grave marking ceremony for Private James Thomas (High Key) Moseley in Union County, S.C. More...

Capital Rotary inducts Catherine Mabry

New Capital Rotary member Catherine Mabry (c) is welcomed to the club’s ranks by president Philip Flynn and sponsor Chris Myers. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia Animal Services, along with Lexington County Animal Services, will host a Clear the Shelter adoption special Saturday, August 18, 9 a.m.–4 p.m., 127 Humane Lane, Columbia, and 321 Ballpark Road, Lexington. More...

Arts & Entertainment

LEGO Convention brings LEGO artists from around the world to South Carolina

BrickUniverse LEGO Convention will take place August 11 and 12 at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center

BrickUniverse LEGO Convention will be bringing some of the most renown LEGO artists in world to South Carolina. The convention brings together award-winning LEGO artists to showcase their amazing LEGO displays. More...

Peppa Pig Live tour coming to Township

Peppa Pig Live, now one of the most successful family theater tours in North American history with more than 500,000 tickets sold to date, will continue its record-breaking run when it plays the Township Auditorium Friday, November 16. More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 6: The Marbles Game

My father, Miller Montgomery, wrote in his memoirs about an incident that occurred on Varner Avenue in Greeleyville when he was walking home after running an errand. More...

Visiting the nation’s capital

What makes a city unique is not only the architecture, monuments and people, but the history that envelopes all three. Washington, D.C., is a city of art, history, and people.  More...

Ye Gods! We got trouble!

More than 100 young actors perform Columbia Children’s Theatre’s The Music Man Jr.

The “ Wells Fargo Wagon” is rolling into town as Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) presents the Meredith Willson’s classic The Music Man Jr. August 3–12. More...

Columbia attorney and tennis supporter, passes away

We are deeply saddened to share that Cameron “Cam” Littlejohn passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2018. A beloved volunteer for over 30 years, Cam was an avid supporter of USTA South Carolina and the South Carolina Tennis Patrons Foundation. More...

On Second Thought

Meet the 2018 Jubilee Headliner

Historic Columbia is excited to announce headliner for the 40th annual Jubilee: Festival of Black History & Culture, Kindred the Family Soul, a neo soul duo consisting of Fatin Dantsler and Aja Graydon, who have been married for 17 years.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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S.C. earns high marks for fiscal transparency

My office was pleased to receive national attention recently for our efforts to shed light on how your tax dollars are spent. More...

Commentary

Old Men’s Tears

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

I’ve been getting emotional about stupid stuff recently. While telling a story at a family reunion last fall, I broke down remembering a letter written by a long lost relative. More...

The crazy aunt has arrived

I’m just saying...

Well it’s finally happened.  I have become THE weird eccentric aunt of the family.  More...

Minigolf is all I have left

40–Something

We used to be that family... the one at the minigolf course with the cute little kids dragging around clubs taller than themselves.  More...

Education

Richland Two school partners with local agencies for active shooter exercise

Richland School District Two, in partnership with the Richland County Sheriff ’s Department, Richland County Emergency Services as well as the City of Columbia: 911 Communications Center, Fire Department, and Emergency Preparedness Department, More...

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital offers book bag safety tips

A new school year is just around the corner and parents are busy stocking up on school supplies. Many parents like to take advantage of the tax-free weekend, which is set for August 3–5. More...

Sports

Helms shoulders team, individual expectations

It has been a busy year for Gray Collegiate quarterback Hunter Helms. More...

The Storm Club earns All- American status

Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission’s, The Storm Club, for girls age 11 and 12, took 8th place in the 4x800m relay race Tuesday, July 24 at the USATF Hershey National Junior Olympic Championship. More...

Football returns at Allen

For most college football fans, the regular season kicks off Saturday, September 1. It will be an even more exciting time for Allen University fans as they welcome back football for the first time in a decade. More...

Home & Garden

Woodlands and Wellness

Stopping to smell the flowers

“Humans are in the throws of a great migration… to indoors and to cities,” stated Florence Williams, journalist and author of The Nature Fix when speaking at the Palmetto Conservation Foundation’s spring author event. More...

Star Chefs

Grilled Tilapia with Mango Salsa More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  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...