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News

Richland County CASA receives national grant

The National Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) awarded a $35,000 Program Expansion Grant to Richland County CASA to recruit, screen, and train more local volunteers to serve children who experience abuse or neglect. More...

Commentary

PETA, Milk, and White Supremacists

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

I almost started drinking milk again recently, thanks to PETA. I gave up cow juice several years ago after linking it to some stomach troubles. I was on the verge of eliminating coffee from my diet and discovered my real problem was milk.  More...

Halloween Happiness

I’m just saying...

“Marty have you given any thought to your Halloween costume?”  I was on the phone with my husband last week quizzing him about what he was planning for Halloween. More...

If it ain’t broke, give it an “upgrade”

40–Something

Change is bad.  I don’t mean in a political sense, humanitarian causes, or any other monumental thing like that.  I’m talking about technology.  It seems just about the time I finally get used to my computer, a website, va More...

Education

Airport High brings home awards from Southern Association of Student Councils Conference

Airport High School’s student council won several awards during the recent 87th Annual Southern Association of Student Councils Conference (SASC). More...

Ridge View High School helps grant wishes

For the second year in a row Ridge View High School participated in Make-A-Wish’s Kids for Wish Kids program and partnered with Make-A-Wish South Carolina during Homecoming Week. More...

Language

Isn’t it crazy how languages work? As in one person makes sounds and another person can understand what they are trying to convey. I have always thought the concept of language was fascinating… but that could just be me.  More...

Events

Events

•ART S.C. Arts Commission is offering $5,000 to artists; fellowships are available to artists in four disciplines. Deadline to apply is Thursday, November 8. SouthCarolinaArts.com or 803-734-8763. •BABY SHOWER More...

USC Dance Company takes the Koger center stage for fall concert

The University of South Carolina Department of Theatre and Dance will present the USC Dance Company in concert, November 8–9 at the Koger Center for the Arts. More...

Home & Garden

Southeastern Broomers Cultivate Dwarf Conifers

Stopping to smell the flowers

Bruce Appeldoorn and Scott Antrim are two of the most prolific broomers in the southeast. More...

Star Chefs

Garlic Mashed Cauliflower   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SECOND AMENDED  SUMMONS AND  NOTICE OF FILING  OF SECOND AMENDED COMPLAINT AND  NOTICE OF SECOND  AMENDED  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...

Candidates debate at public forum for Richland One

The Greater Columbia Community Relations Council and the League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area sponsored the Richland County District One School Board Candidates Forum at the Columbia Chamber of Commerce Thursday, October 25. More...

The Lourie Center hosts the Sensational Epics Halloween party

The Lourie Center hosted the Sensational Epics Band for a live performance and Halloween Dance on Friday October 26, from 7 to 10:30 pm. Costumes were optional, but encouraged, and several prizes were awarded for best costumes.   More...

On Second Thought

Historic Columbia honors Councilman Greg Pearce

Every October, Historic Columbia gathers its members, including staff and board, to review the accomplishments of the previous fiscal year and present future endeavors at their annual meeting.  More...

Richland Two Bond Referendum

The Richland School District Two bond referendum on the November 6 ballot will feature the recommendation from the district’s administration and school board on the funding needed to provide a quality and safe education for our students. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Business

Earth Fare to unveil updated Columbia store

Since 2000, Columbia residents have benefited from the clean, heathy, wholesome selection available at Earth Fare. More...

City Snippets

Santee Cooper wants share of SCANA sale  Santee Cooper is asking the S.C. Public Service Commission to require Virginia-based Dominion Energy to set aside $351 million as its share of a deal to purchase SCANA, the holding company for SCE&G. More...

Folks About Town

Captain James“Jimmy” Gleaton of the Cayce Department of Public Safety (CDPS) graduated from the 273rd Session of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy (FBINA). More...

Society

SCFCL holds annual conference

The South Carolina Family and Community Leaders held its two day, Annual Conference at Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church Friday and Saturday, October 26, and 27. More...

Sports

Falcons, Cardinals, & Highlanders race to state titles again

It was a good day for local runners at the SCISA 3A State Championship Meet...again.  More...

Fort Mill stops Vikings in five

The Class 5A volleyball playoffs got off to a rousing start October 25 at Spring Valley with a five-set battle between the Vikings and the Fort Mill Yellow Jackets. More...

Eagles come back to beat B-C

The Brookland- Cayce Bearcats raced out to a 14-0 lead, but the visiting Airport Eagles fought back. More...

Arts & Entertainment

On Stage Productions presents Heck the Dolls with Chardonnay

Heck the Dolls with Chardonnay is a holiday comedy from the comedic mind of local playwright, Lou Clyde, which delighted audiences at Chapin Theatre in 2016. More...

Platonov comes to Longstreet Theatre

The University of S.C. Department of Theatre and Dance will present Platonov, the rarely-performed first play by influential playwright Anton Chekhov, at Longstreet Theatre, November 9–17.  Show times are 8 p.m. More...

Travel

Winederlust

Hello, Washington wine, have we met?

Washington State is second only to California in U.S wine production, and at 55,000 acres, has more vineyard acres than Napa. Diversity and quality have been the hallmarks of this explosive wine industry--one winery is being built every month! More...

Ode to my Father

Conclusion: Called to Fort Jackson

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) In April 1943, I was called to report to Fort Jackson for my physical. More...