December 28, 2018 RSS feed / Front Page

Happy Holidays Columbia

Statehouse reflected in a Christmas tree ornament.   More...

News

Hundreds of items donated to EMS ‘Stuff an Ambulance’ Toy Drive

Spreaders of holiday cheer helped Richland County Emergency Medical Services (EMS) deliver on its goal of filling four ambulances with toys and gifts for children served by the county’s Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA).  This is th More...

B&E trucks adds to business with U-Haul affiliation

U-Haul Company of South Carolina, Inc. has announced that B& E Trucks LLC has signed on as a U-Haul® neighborhood dealer to serve the Cayce community. More...

Commentary

Cruise Control and Led Zeppelin

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

Cedar Key, on the Gulf Coast in Central Florida, is a fishing village that’s very much the same now as it was decades ago. More...

Decorating Divas Debunked

I’m just saying...

You really have to love these television chefs and DIYers ( Do It Yourselfers) on the morning shows during the holidays. They always have these nifty ideas about decorating for the season.  More...

A painful reminder of a helpful sort

40–Something

It could be a symptom of aging or another indication of God’s sense of humor, but lately I find myself wondering why don’t we get a little more warning when it comes to pain? More...

Education

Our Journey Together

“Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” These words from author and activist Helen Keller epitomize my sentiments every day. More...

Richland One employees raise nearly $90,000 for United Way of the Midlands

Richland County School District One, a longtime supporter of the United Way of the Midlands, recently completed its 2018 United Way campaign with employees contributing nearly $90,000.  More...

Student applications open for downtown Columbia academic and arts charter school

Midlands Arts Conservatory (MAC), a free public charter school in downtown Columbia, is accepting student applications for the second semester as well as for the next school year. More...

Sports

Vikings sign National Letters of Intent

Spring Valley football players Jalen Geiger, Alex Herrera, Malik Wesley, and Anthony Wilson sign their National Letters of Intent. More...

Riley soars to Middle Tennessee State

A.C. Flora’s Quincy Riley signed his National Letter of Intent with Middle Tennessee State University Tuesday, December 19.  More...

Flowers to play football in the ACC

After a successful 2018 season, Irmo’s Kendrell Flowers is taking his talents to Wiston Salem, N.C to play football collegiately for Wake Forest University.  “I’ve worked hard and having this time come feels amazing,” Flo More...

Home & Garden

Bird Feeders with Roots

Stopping to smell the flowers

Feeding birds in winter brings a colorful cast of resident and migrant visitors. While there are endless styles of man-made feeders designed to offer fruit, seeds, and suet, the most efficient, reliable, and sustainable are bird feeders with roots. More...

Star Chefs

Original Champagne Cocktail   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

F49721  SUMMONS  AND NOTICES  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...

Seniors swing at the Big Apple

Richland County Recreation sponsored the third Annual Big Apple Seniors Swing Dance Wednesday, December 12 at The Big Apple. Special guests included the 282nd Fort Jackson Army Band, Sgt. Major Thompson and the AC Flora Jr. More...

Father and son volunteers ring the bell

Mike Hedgecock (r) and his son, Myles, a junior at Cardinal Newman School, ring the Salvation Army bell at Kroger on Forest Drive.   More...

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Help tell Modjeska Simkins’s story

Each year, Historic Columbia’s Annual Fund program supports a meaningful project that will have lasting impact on our community. This year’s annual fund is focused on the Modjeska Monteith Simkins House. More...

Protecting America’s Public Lands

As South Carolinians, we are blessed with magnificent natural resources. It’s up to us to protect what is ours. Most of our 47 S.C. State Parks were enabled by local people securing public funding to make it all possible. More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

Turbevi l le Insurance Agency has been named to the 2018 Grant Thornton South Carolina 100 ™ ( SC100), which ranks the state’s largest private companies by revenue. More...

City Snippets

SCANA selling dozen properties  SCANA is selling more than a dozen properties to refund to its customers part of what they paid for two unfinished nuclear reactors. More...

Attorneys Honored

Three of the The McKay Firm partners, Julius W. “Jay” McKay II, Daniel R. Settana Jr., and Mark D. Cauthen have been selected for recognition in the 2019 edition of “South Carolina SuperLawyers.” More...

Society

Mimosa Garden Club celebrates 80th anniversary

The Mimosa Garden Club celebrated its 80th Anniversary Tuesday, November 27, at the home of Linda Hickok.  The event was hosted by the 2018- 2019 club officers.  Special guests included John Wells, Sesquicentennial State Park; Beverly Tippe More...

Capital Rotary honors donors

District 7770 Assistant Gov. More...

General speaks to USC Chapter, NSDAR

USC Chapter, NSCAR met December 12 to hear General Colby Broadwater (Ret.), president of the American College of the Building Arts in Charleston.  More...

Events

Palmetto Tiffany Circle provides donation to VA Health Care System

Palmetto South Carolina Tiffany Circle members display a sampling of their recent donation after their holiday luncheon. This donation goes to support the Veterans of the Columbia VA Health Care System.  More...

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia Animal Services will be holding a Home for the Holidays adoption special for the month of December. The fee is only $25. More...

Arts & Entertainment

NBC’s Craig Melvin to emcee Family Promise of the Midlands Gala

NBC Today Show news anchor Craig Melvin will be coming home in March to serve as master of ceremonies for a gala fundraiser to benefit Family Promise of the Midlands, a coalition of 30 Midlands churches who help families experiencing homelessness. More...

Jack Williams & Winterline Band play annual New Year’s Show at Tree of Life Coffeehouse

South Carolina native, veteran songwriter, acclaimed musician, and storyteller Jack Williams returns home for a New Year’s Celebration show backed by local favorite The Winterline Band at the Tree of Life Coffeehouse located at the Tree of Life More...

Travel

Holy Land

Part 6: Mount of Beatitudes, Pater Noster, Baptism of Jesus

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

Wine 101: Are you Old World or New World?

One of my goals as a wine educator is to demystify wine for my students. Why should our enjoyment of this venerated beverage be shrouded in obscure terms of art, overly technical jargon, and hyper-specific esoterica? More...