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Adaptation: Global Imperatives at the Local Landscape Level

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News

City of West Columbia Working on 2018 Comprehensive Plan

A public hearing was held before the regularly scheduled 6 p.m. West Columbia City Council meeting Tuesday, August 7 to share information about an updated City of West Columbia Comprehensive Plan. All council members were present including Bobby E. More...

Women in Philanthropy awards $50,000 grant to Homeless No More

Women in Philanthropy ( WIP) announced Homeless No More as its 2018 grantee of $50,000 to help fund the agency’s program that provides life skills, professional development, and personal coaching for women in crisis.  More...

Irmo resident to star in Avon campaign

Irmo resident Pam Heller will be one of the stars of iconic beauty brand during Avon’s upcoming campaign. More...

Business

Columbia businesses named best places to work in S.C.

The South Carolina Chamber of Commerce honored 18 Columbia-area businesses as part of its “2018 Best Places to Work” in South Carolina at its 13th annual awards banquet August 2. More...

Local firefighter gets very cool donation

Cool Care Heating & Air continues in its local giving by starting a new campaign, Comfort for Heroes, to donate a brand-new Bryant HVAC system either to a military or first responders’ family in the Greater Midlands. More...

Columbia College provides internships in New Hampshire

Columbia College and two major businesses in New Hampshire, Hypertherm and Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, have established internship programs designed to provide hands-on training in a variety of different career fields for Columbia College stu More...

Education

Shopping the classroom: Sometimes you get good school supplies, sometimes you get something more

Shopping the classroom. It’s what happens when a teacher is leaving. The other teachers scout the room for things they would like to have. Like all shopping experiences, some rooms are better to shop than others. More...

Go back to school with IT-oLogy’s programs and competitions

IT-oLogy has announced its fall lineup of programs, classes, and competitions for student technologists. IToLogy equips students and teachers with IT skills through a variety of programs during the 2018/19 school year. More...

One person’s trash is another’s treasure

Every year, my church puts on a mammoth garage sale.  And, every year, I cannot wait to help set it up. It is almost to the point of an unhealthy obsession.  I mean, where else can I buy 40-some books for about $30? More...

Sports

Michael Boulware forges his own path

Motivation has rarely been an issue for former Spring Valley star Michael Boulware.  More...

Smith adds one last chapter to amazing collegiate career

Former Hammond star Cannon Smith enters his final season as a member of the Clemson Tigers football team. More...

Home & Garden

Adaptation: Global Imperatives at the Local Landscape Level

Stopping to smell the flowers

Alizé Carèrre, cultural anthropologist and scientist, grew up living in a tree house in Ithaca, New York. More...

Pets

Kids and canines go back to school

You’ve got their backpacks, pencils, binders, and new shoes. Now it’s time to suit up your dog with a new collar and leash, and put on your treat pouch… it’s time for everyone to go to school. More...

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Public Notices

SUMMONS  (Jury Trial Requested)  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...

Notice of Application

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Kids and canines go back to school

You’ve got their backpacks, pencils, binders, and new shoes. Now it’s time to suit up your dog with a new collar and leash, and put on your treat pouch… it’s time for everyone to go to school. More...

USC opens Richard W. Riley collection

The University of South Carolina opened the Richard W. Riley Collection at the Thomas Cooper Library Monday, August 6. It is part of the S.C. Political Collections in the Ernest F. Hollings Special Collections Library.  More...

On Second Thought

Wedding Bells at Robert Mills House & Gardens

Savannah and Stephen Henderson’s wedding took place on May 20, 2018 at the Robert Mills Carriage House & Gardens. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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The societal value of American Legion Baseball

The American Legion plays a special role in the lives of military veterans. It’s a source of fellowship, advocacy, healing, and support, as well as a venue through which its members give back to their communities. More...

Commentary

Archibald’s Cutting Board

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

Jake noticed the cutting board first. Three inches thick at the edges but worn to almost nothing in the middle. More...

Trashy Treasures

I’m just saying...

We are living in utter chaos. More...

My reign is over

40–Something

I lost. So it’s official. I now have absolutely nothing left. There is no sport, game, or anything else in the competitive genre I can hold over the heads of my children. Why? Because I lost at my very last stronghold... minigolf. More...

Society

Miss Roach and Mr. McMaster exchange wedding vows August 4

Virginia Boykin Roach and Henry Dargan McMaster Jr., both of Columbia, were married on August 4 at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia, South Carolina. Dr. Derek William Henry Thomas officiated the 6 o’clock ceremony.  More...

Miss Elliott and Mr. Chapman exchange wedding vows August 3

Chelsey Elliott of Columbia and Gary Chapman of West Virginia, were married on August 3 at Greenlawn Baptist Church in Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Dorothy Tobe Hammond celebrates 85 years

Dorothy Tobe Hammond celebrated her 85th birthday with a weekend bash July 13–15. 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

SCMMS annual toy soldier show returns to State Museum

This Saturday, August 11, the South Carolina Military Miniature Society (SCMMS) annual toy soldier show returns to the State Museum. More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 7: The Swimming Hole

My father, Miller Montgomery, was born and raised in Greeleyville in Williamsburg County, S.C. This a continuation of the memoirs he wrote for me before he died in 1996: More...

Winederlust

South of the Border: Mexican wine is without walls

While we tend to associate our neighbor South of the border with tequila and beer, Mexico is actually the birthplace of wine in the Americas. More...

Part 8: Picking tobacco worms

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) More...