August 31, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Aussie chef charms Columbia fans

News flash from Columbia: Not every celebrity chef is a diva. Prime example: TV host, cookbook author and entrepreneur Curtis Stone.  More...

News

Coble turns debate team experience into life of politics

Part III: Columbia history through the eyes of its mayors

Bob Coble’s term as mayor, from 1990-2010 was the longest in Columbia history. Through his two decades as mayor of Columbia, Coble oversaw a number of projects. The impact of many is still being felt by the city today. More...

CCN addresses safety, city issues

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, August 23.  Amy Ely Johnson, the director of S.C. Livable Communities, spoke about bike and pedestrian safety. More...

Events aim to unify, energize Richland County neighborhoods

A series of events to transform Richland County neighborhoods kicks off this fall with several programs and projects, including an outdoor dinner to bring together 100 residents for a community conversation. More...

Business

Folks About Town

Deltrease Hart-Anderson has been elected president of the South Carolina Society of Enrolled Agents. More...

Real Estate

NAI Avant has announced the sale of ±48.22 acres of commercial land located on Western Lane and Interstate 26 in Irmo. More...

BCBS employees help build Habitat house

As part of the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina commitment to the community, 152 BlueCross employees helped build a house with Habitat for Humanity. More...

Society

First Baptist of Lykesland dedicates Stella’s Rose Garden

The people of First Baptist Church of Lykesland in Hopkins have built a cremation garden. It’s called Stella’s Rose Garden and is dedicated to Stella Brewster, a former church member who died ten years ago.  More...

Wrisleys celebrate 70 year marriage

“And they said it wouldn’t last,” remarks Barbara Wrisley.  More...

Miss Luo and Mr. Hopkins plan spring wedding

Mrs. Liang Wa of Guangzhou, China announces the engagement of her daughter, Miss Luo Xiaolan to Mr. Theodore Jervey Hopkins III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Jervey Hopkins Jr. of Columbia, South Carolina. Miss Luo is the grandaughter of Mrs. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Dog Walk—Woof Walk Wag, hosted by SQ Rescue, will be held October 14, Columbia Country Club. woofwalkwag.myevent.com. •CHURCH/CHARITY Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Road, Fall Sermon Series with Dr. More...

Lourie Center celebrates National Senior Center Month

Each September, the Lourie Center, along with other National Institute of Senior Centers (NISC) members, celebrates National Senior Center Month. The 2018 theme is Senior Centers: Building Momentum. More...

Home & Garden

City of Columbia welcomes pollinator population

Stopping to smell the flowers

Uptown Columbia’s pollinator population has a new welcome center at Hyatt Park. A ribbon cutting ceremony celebrated the grand opening Wednesday, August 22. Randy Davis, director of Columbia Parks and Recreation presided over the event. More...

Star Chefs

Spicy Vegan Potato Curry More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

AMENDED SUMMONS  AND NOTICE  (Declaratory  Judgment)  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  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...

First Baptist of Lykesland dedicates Stella’s Rose Garden

Stella Brewster’s family members on hand include (l-r) Randall Brewster, Cinda Hernandez, Chuck Sangster, and Teena Gooding. More...

Cayce Lizard’s Thicket reopens

Bobby Williams, chair of Lizard’s Thicket, Cayce Mayor Elise Partin, and other Lizard’s Thicket staff celebrate the grand reopening of the Lizard’s Thicket on Knox Abbot Drive in Ca More...

On Second Thought

Learn how to propagate plants from your own garden

Join Historic Columbia for a late summer Garden Workshop Saturday, September 8 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Seibels House & Garden. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Surplus is great news, but we can’t afford a spending spree

First, the good news: South Carolina closed out the 2018 fiscal year, which ended June 30, with a $177 million revenue surplus.  More...

Commentary

Pure Bloodlines and Such

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

A recent Buick commercial managed to gain attention by making fun of people who own mixed breed dogs and claim they are some exotic new pedigree. During the ad, after discussing the Buick being sold, the car owner refers to a dog as a poodle. More...

Shocking Slapstick in the Shower

I’m just saying...

My life is turning into a slapstick comedy show. You remember those old shows, right? The hero or heroine gets themselves into some sort of crazy situation and then hilarity ensues? More...

Seeing things a different way

40–Something

In seventh grade, there was this kid I thought was a snob. He was some kind of tennis phenom already playing for the high school team, and he strutted around with the popular kids.  More...

Education

Churches, businesses, community groups show giving spirit to Lexington Two students

Lexington Two’s students returned to classes ready to tackle the new school year.  Their readiness was thanks in part to the generosity of Lexington County churches, businesses, and community organizations, whose members stepped in to help More...

How NOT to Train for a Half Marathon A Cautionary Tale

I just registered for the Camp Cole 5K Rail Run and Walk to support the Midlands first overnight camp and retreat center for folks with disabilities. I’m training and trying to watch my diet. More...

Local author receives national recognition

The Annual 2018 Florida Authors and Publishers Association President’s Book Awards recognized Cats’ Fur by Bonnie Stanard in the category of Cover Design, as a President’s Book Awards Winner.  More...

Sports

Bearcats knock off Eagles

In a game featuring seven combined turnovers, the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats downed the homestanding Airport Eagles 32-14 Friday, August 24.  While the Eagles had five of those turnovers, they did convert Brookland Cayce’s two into more po More...

Football Schedule

August 24 results Union County 35-A.C. Flora14 Ben Lippen 24-Pinewood Prep 6 Westwood 18-Blythewood 7 C.A. More...

Heathwood’s Ward runs away with Skyhawk Invitational

It’s very early in the season but with one race in the books, it looks like Heathwood Hall Highlander girls’ head coach Willis Ware may have found himself another gem.  More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 12: My Billy Goat

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) After the near accident with the car in Greeleyville, my father downgraded his ambition and decided he wanted a billy goat which led to this funny but sad story he to More...

Part 13: My First Cigarette

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) My classmate Bobby Harrington lived five miles outside Greeleyville on a farm. More...

The Camellia Project

The Complicated Languages of Love

What Love Language Do You Speak?   According to Gary Chapman’s Five Love Languages, my daddy would have been a gift giver for sure. More...