December 21, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Christmas trees adorn VA

The lobby Christmas tree of the Dorn VAMC should bring smiles to Santa next time he comes for a visit. More...

News

Council approves first and second readings of ordinances

Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, December 18.  Council approved the second reading of ordinances consenting to the inclusion of property in a multi-county industrial/ business park for Kline City Center, BullStreet Commons More...

Council discusses appointment

The last Richland County Council meeting of 2018 held Tuesday, December 11 began with a discussion about replacing committee members whose terms are expiring. More...

Law firm donates a Christmas Tree for the Town of Eastover

Burriss and Ridgeway Injury Lawyers of Columbia has a unique bond with the town of Eastover.  “We have some special clients in Eastover who have become more like family to us, and we just wanted to do something to give back to this communi More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

South Carolina Department of Social Services’ Employees of the Month for November include Rob Bur res s, Ereka Jami son, Dena Reeves - Green, and Amanda Whittle. More...

ATTORNEYS HONORED

Kevin Garrison, an attorney with Robinson Gray, has been appointed to the Clemson University Board of Visitors.   More...

REAL ESTATE

Alia Bostaji has joined Colliers International South Carolina as a brokerage associate. More...

Society

The Assembly Ball presents debutantes

The Assembly, established in 1889, held its annual ball on the evening of Monday, December 17, 2018, in the ballroom of Forest Lake Club. Guests were received by Mrs. Theodore Harold Reading II, president, and Mr. Reading; Mrs. More...

St. Timothy’s receives Treasured Tree Award

St. Timothy’s Episcopal Church, located at 900 Calhoun Street in the Arsenal Hill neighborhood, was a recipient of the City of Columbia’s Treasured Trees Award at a ceremony held Friday, December 8 at South Riverfront Park.  More...

Trinity volunteers ring the bell

Volunteers Lee Ruef (l) and Hank Shaw from Trinity Episcopal Church ring the bell for the Salvation Army at Kroger on Forest Drive.   More...

Events

Haskell Heights First Baptist presentsThe Gifts

Haskell Heights First Baptist Church, 1231 Blue Ridge Terrace, will present its Christmas skit, The Gifts, Sunday, December 23, 11 a.m. The Gifts is the story of a family facing grief in the midst of what should be the joyous season of Christmas. More...

Events

•ANIMALS   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Lights at Riverbanks Zoo

Lights at Riverbanks Zoo light up the skies near Columbia with more than a million glowing colored lights bringing trees and animal figures to life. More...

Home & Garden

Solstice Souvenirs and Stories

Stopping to smell the flowers

A curious clan of natural history connoisseurs shivered under McKissick Museum’s magnificent magnolia to welcome winter with Rudy Mancke, USC naturalist-in-residence. Mancke smiled, “It’s winter! More...

Star Chefs

Peppermint Bark More...

What does homelessness look like?

Does anyone really know the face of homelessness?  Some of the most prominent people in history, including one of the United States founding fathers, Ben Franklin, were once homeless. More...

Colburn prepares for one last game at Wake Forest

When it comes to football, very few things have come easy for former Dutch Fork star Matt Colburn, but the journey has helped make Colburn an outstanding player. More...

On Second Thought

A Historic Holiday Snapshot

On December 22, 1955, readers of The Columbia Record newspaper met a full-page chronicle of Columbia’s Gross family preparing to ring in the holidays. With husband Albert M. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Use these tips from CVETS to avoid holiday hazards for your pets

ASK US AT THE STAR

Are poinsettia, mistletoe and holly harmful to pets? What are other holidays hazards? More...

Commentary

Revisiting One Million Years BC

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

A few weeks back, I rewatched One Million Years BC, a movie from my misspent youth starring a very young Raquel Welch and an animal skin bikini. The program opens with a group of primitive, Eastern Kentucky Sapiens hunting animals. More...

Henry

I’m just saying...

It’s never easy to lose the people we love but when we lose them so close to the holidays, I think it’s a little harder. More...

Tis the season for bungee cords and chainsaws

40–Something

My history with Christmas trees has not always been the greatest. More...

Education

South Carolina online public school hosts field trip for students

On Tuesday, December 11, students, staff, and teachers from South Carolina Connections Academy, a local online public school, gathered for a field trip to watch Heroes of Ancient Greece at the Marionette Theatre. More...

Et tu Brute?

“Et tu Brute?” One of the most famous lines in literary history (Not in actual history though, it is not probable Caesar ever said those words. More...

Community celebrates Lexington Two Innovation Center, district’s newest facility

It was a time to celebrate as the state-of-theart Lexington Two Innovation Center was formally dedicated.  More...

Sports

Dreher beats B-C

Dreher had three players in double-figures as the visiting Lady Blue Devils downed the Brookland- Cayce Lady Bearcats 43-30 Friday, December 14. Kourtney English led Dreher with 14 points. Regan Foulks added 11, and Amber Burton chipped in ten. More...

Blue Devils outrun Bearcats

The Dreher Blue Devils went on a 10-2 run to earn their first win of the year with a 63-55 defeat of the Brookland Cayce Bearcats Friday, December 14. More...

Blythewood claws past A.C. Flora

It took just over two minutes and two free throws and a fast-break layup from sophomore guard Kalei Swanier for the Blythewood Bengals’ claws to gain traction and take control en route to a 55-46 win over the A.C. More...

Travel

Holy Land

Part 5: Bathsheba, Masada, Megiddo

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...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

SPECIAL REFEREE  NOTICE OF SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS  Deficiency Judgment  Waived  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...