November 30, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Gamecock fans answer challenge for Veterans

It began with a request to the Columbia community during a radio interview.  Jim Wertman, a chairman of the annual Vets Christmas Charity Ride, was on local radio station FM 94.3-The Dude, discussing the upcoming charity ride event, when the cha More...

New directory an asset for foster care in South Carolina

Every day in South Carolina, several thousand children are living outside their family homes because of abuse, neglect, abandonment, and other situations, says Megan Branham, director of policy and research for the Palmetto Association for Children & More...

New complex brings new life to Busby Street

City officials, legislators, community members, and more joined together Monday, November 19 to cut the ribbon on a new community resource and training center at the corner of Busby Street at 5212 Farrow Road. More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

The South Carolina Secretary of State’s office has named PAALS (Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services) one of the state’s top 10 Angel Charities for 2018.  Ann Begnaud has joined HUB Carolinas as personal lines practice leader. More...

Attorneys Honored

Attorney Hunter Adams has joined Baker, Ravenel & Bender as an associate.   McNair attorneys Michael Weaver and Weyman Car ter have been selected as members of the J. Bratton Davis American Inn of Court.   More...

REAL ESTATE

Glenfield Capital, owners of 1441 Main in downtown Columbia, will hold a grand opening ceremony to celebrate the completion of the new office for one of the building’s major tenants, Duck Creek Technologies, December 4, 11:30 a. More...

Society

100 Black Women kick-off fifth year of milestone programs

While approaching its five year anniversary milestone, members of the National Coalition of 100 Black Women recently sponsored two transformational community programs. The chapter’s education committee, cochaired by Dr. More...

NSDAR Granby Chapter visited by S.C. state regent

Granby Chapter was honored to have speaker Libby Billham, SCDAR Regent recently. Libby has been active in NSDAR for 46 years, serving many state and national offices including her new office of state regent. More...

Spring Valley High School student receives Eagle Scout award

Spring Valley High School student Asa Arnold received his Eagle Scout award at a Court of Honor, hosted by his parents John and Colleen Arnold, at Spring Valley Presbyterian Church November 18.  The Eagle is Scouting’s highest rank, achiev More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS  Columbia Animal Services will host a Christmas Donation Party Saturday, December 15, 12–2 p.m., Columbia Animal Services, 127 Humane Lane.  •ART   More...

By the Bog of Cats at UofSC Lab Theatre is a “Dark Fairytale”

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the haunting drama By the Bog of Cats, by leading Irish playwright Marina Carr, December 1–4 at the Lab Theatre. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Happy Holidays from the Herdmans!

Columbia Children’s Theatre brings back a Holiday favorite

After last year’s highly successful South Carolina premier of The Best Christmas Pageant Ever: The Musical, Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) is remounting the show in what is becoming a holiday tradition December 1–9.  More...

Dance students to premiere original works at Drayton Hall

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present its fall 2018 Student Choreography Showcase December 4–7, 7:30 p.m. nightly at Drayton Hall Theatre. More...

Travel

Holy Land

Part 2: Tunnel, Dome, Acre

I have always been attracted to the Holy Land, modern Israel, and Jordan. Three times I have found myself wandering through the historic sites searching for the meaning of life. More...

Winederlust

How to T.A.S.T.E. your wine

We are such hurried creatures. Frenzied, frazzled, and floating from one tweet, sound bite, or checklist item to the next. But our enjoyment of wine should not suffer from our depleted attention spans. More...

Flag transferred at S.C. State Guard

Lott to take over from retiring commander Mullikin

Maj. Gen. Tom Mullikin will retire from command of the South Carolina State Guard ( SCSG) during a formal change-of-command ceremony, Saturday, December 1, at the S.C. State House in Columbia. More...

On Second Thought

Join Historic Columbia for its Family Gardening Workshop

On Saturday, December 1, Historic Columbia will host a Family Gardening Workshop featuring bulbs and other heirloom plants around its historic properties.  More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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As tuition pinches wallets, college travel costs merit scrutiny

The cost of attaining a higher education is a major concern for parents and students in the Palmetto State. More...

Commentary

The Tater Tot Resurgence

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

The Social Grill is probably our favorite local eating and drinking place, all things considered. More...

Processing the possibilities

I’m just saying...

I made an AMAZING discovery over Thanksgiving this year. It’s this thing called a “food processer.”  More...

Getting a gaming system is no game

40–Something

My 15-year-old son has asked for a PlayStation for his birthday and/or Christmas. He’s one of those unfortunate souls who has a birthday very close to the most holy of holidays, which means he’s pretty much been gypped his entire life. More...

Education

Lakisha Cook named S.C. Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year

Lakisha Cook, assistant principal of Muller Road Middle School in Richland School District Two, has been named the 2019 South Carolina Middle Level Assistant Principal of the Year by the South Carolina Association of School Administrators (SCASA). More...

RNE nurse receives Blazing the Way award

The November recipient of the Blazing the Way award is Lisa Peck (l). Peck is Richland Northeast High School's nurse. She received the award for her efforts beyond the school hours. Dr. More...

Lexington Two teacher recruitment fair set for February 2019

Lexington Two’s annual Teacher Recruitment Fair is set for February 2, 2019.  The district will once again offer a $2,500 signing bonus to teachers in select critical subject areas, among them secondary math and science, special education More...

Sports

Spring Valley tops Ridge View

In the second cross-district clash of the season between the two squads, the Spring Valley Lady Vikings stymied the Ridge View Lady Blazers 66-55 Tuesday, November 27. The Vikings defeated the Blazers a week earlier to claim the A.C. More...

Cavaliers down Blue Devils

Norman Nowell had a team high 23 points, Calvin Hall chipped in 12, and Durand Brown and Tyrik Grayson had 10 points each as Richland Northeast got its first win under new head coach JoJo English 62-52 over the Dreher Blue Devils Tuesday, November 27 More...

Blazers edge Vikings

It started off as a roof-raising, rim-rattling jamfest. Then it slowed down a little. The Blazers’ first five field goals came on acrobatic slam dunks, but their Spring Valley hosts would not be intimidated. More...

Home & Garden

American Hornbeam— Tree with Muscle

Stopping to smell the flowers

South Carolina’s Arbor Day is the first Friday in December, the start of tree planting season for the climate. More...

Star Chefs

Holiday Cookies

Cranberry Pistachio Biscotti   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS and  NOTICE  BY PUBLICATION  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  More...

STORAGE AUCTIONS

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