September 7, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Coble continues transformation of Columbia

Conclusion: Columbia history through the eyes of its mayors

Bob Coble knows if someone calls him Mr. Coble they are one of two people. More...

Commentary

Sports Technology Gone Mad

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

Television sports viewing changed drastically in 1998, on September 27, during a professional football game between Baltimore and Cincinnati. I wasn’t watching. Neither team was very good, and professional football didn’t appeal to me. More...

A Case for Chakra Chic

I’m just saying...

“You want to align my WHAT?”  More...

Musical Misgivings

40–Something

The other day my 15-year-old son said Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” was too slow and too long.  Where did I go wrong?  I’ll be the first to admit that when I was his age my musical knowledge was suspect as well More...

Education

Richland Two holds signing day for student apprentices

Richland School District Two held a signing day Wednesday, August 29 for two students who have been selected to participate in the Youth Apprenticeship Program. More...

Science and Mathematics Governor’s School welcomes ten Richland County students

Ten students from Richland County have accepted invitations to attend the South Carolina Governor’s School for Science & Mathematics ( GSSM) in Hartsville, South Carolina. More...

Texting Game

My texting game is not strong. If I misspell a word or use any sort of incorrect grammar, you better bet it will be followed up by an asterisk with the corrected spelling/grammar right beside it. More...

Sports

Falcons end 13-game skid with authority

On November 18, 2016, the A.C. Flora Falcons beat Myrtle Beach 42-28 in the first round of the playoffs. Who knew the Falcons would not win another game until August 30, 2018? More...

Drafts gets first win as A.C. Flora coach

A 45-12 win for A.C. Flora over the Columbia Capitals snapped a 13– game losing streak and gave head coach Collin Drafts his first win as head coach of the Falcons.  More...

Hammond rolls in second half

A 28-point second half by the Hammond Skyhawks turned a close game into a 42-7 runaway victory over the homestanding Ben Lippen Falcons Friday, August 31. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Children’s Theatre opens its new season with Schoolhouse Rock Live!

Grab a big bowl of cereal and sprawl out on the shag carpet as Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) opens its 14th season with Schoolhouse Rock Live! , September 15–23. More...

Travel

Ode to my Father

Part 14: My First Gun

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

Part 15: Boy Scouts

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) I was a gung ho Boy Scout, always trying to do everything I was supposed to do. Mr. Ratchford, the Presbyterian minister, was our Scout Master in Greeleyville. More...

Winederlust

Why every day is Chardonnay or Cabernet day

It’s doubtful you’ve encountered a wine list or visited a wine shop that didn’t have Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon prominently displayed. More...

Cayce mourns loss of K-9 officer

The City of Cayce Department of Public Safety is mourning the loss of K-9 Maverick, who became unresponsive on the evening of August 29, 2018.  More...

City of Cayce beautifies Knox Abbott

For commuters who use Knox Abbott Drive to travel to Columbia, the drive has gotten more congested and choppy the last several weeks due to orange cones and electronic arrows funneling two lanes of traffic into one.  It’s all due to an $8 More...

On Second Thought

Staying involved after retirement

One of the biggest questions people have when they retire is “What should I do now?” Volunteering for a local non-profit like Historic Columbia can be a great answer to that question. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Appreciation for community support

The United Methodist Women of Shandon Methodist Church would like to thank the community for supporting their 13th annual Missions Possible Garage Sale which took place August 17 and 18, where you could find anything from clothes, tools and electroni More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council approves funding requests

The Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, May 4.  More...

City of Columbia launches “Columbia Kids $ave” program

On Thursday, August 30, 2018, the City of Columbia in partnership with Richland School District One, South State Bank, Security Federal Bank, and First Citizens Bank launched the “Columbia Kids $ave” Children’s Savings Account (CSA) More...

Business

Attorneys Honored

The South Carolina Association for Justice (SCAJ) has named attorney Theile McVey of Kassel McVey as president. McVey is taking over leadership of the state’s largest association of plaintiff lawyers. More...

City Snippets

USC selling opioid antidote Narcan  University of South Carolina students can now buy the opioid antidote Narcan without a prescription at the Center for Health and Well-Being pharmacy. More...

Real Estate

NAI Avant senior brokers Jeff Hein, SIOR and Roger Winn, SIOR represented the landlord, BH Investments, LLC, in the lease transaction of ±5,104 square feet of office space to Surveying and Mapping, LLC. The office space is located at 6904 N. More...

Society

Lorraine Moore Long

Lorraine Moore Long, the Matriarch of Long’s Drugs, passed away September 2, 2018 at her home. A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. More...

Law enforcement schooling for Rotarians

Capital Rotary Club visited the Richland County Sheriff ’s Department August 29 for a slide show and briefing by Deputy Amanda Jordan on the agency’s mission, values, organization, and programs.  More...

Palmetto Health and Richland Library to supply babies with books

Thanks to funding from Palmetto Health, during the month of September, Richland Library is expecting to welcome hundreds of its newest and youngest readers into the world. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Dog Walk—Woof Walk Wag, hosted by SQ Rescue, will be held October 14, Columbia Country Club. woofwalkwag.myevent.com. More...

Home & Garden

Planning the fall food garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

With warm-season food crops waning and autumn on the horizon, home, school, and community gardeners are in the process of planning and planting fall food gardens. More...

Star Chefs

Baked Ziti Casserole   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

SUMMONS  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  IN THE COURT OF  More...

Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that 1710 Main, LLC, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale and ON premises consumption of Beer, Wine and liquor at 1710 Main Street, Col 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...