January 4, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

State Election Commission Celebrates 50 Years

Beginning January 1, the South Carolina State Election Commission (SEC) will be celebrating 50 years of ensuring every eligible citizen has the opportunity to register to vote, participate in fair and impartial elections, and the assurance their vote More...

BlueCross employees volunteered 18,000 hours in 2018

In 2018, nearly 6,000 BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina employees logged 18,000 volunteer hours in support of established nonprofits, which translates into $444,420 in monetary value according to Independent Sector, a national membership organiz More...

Congaree National Park accessible to public during government shutdown

During the shutdown of the federal government due to the lapse of appropriations, national parks will remain as accessible as possible while still following all applicable laws and procedures. More...

Commentary

Please Mr. DJ

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

I found a personally programmed CD while rummaging through a drawer looking for connecting cables. More...

New Year, New Me, No Way

I’m just saying...

“You want us to do WHAT?” This was my husband Marty’s response to my suggestion that, in the New Year, we get out of our comfort zones and try new things. More...

Don’t mess with Texas...or its Interstates

40–Something

There may have been a much bigger victory in Texas this past weekend than my Tigers beating Notre Dame in the 2-3 matchup of the College Football Playoff, and that victory was mine for surviving the multiple drives through the sprawling metropolis kn More...

Society

Ms. Williams and Mr. Grant exchange wedding vows October 13

Anne Carlisle Williams and Joshua Wesley Grant were married on October 13, 2018 at two o’clock in the afternoon at Caesars Head, South Carolina. The wedding is announced by the Honorable and Mrs. H. More...

PAAC basket weaving class wins ribbons at State Fair

The members of the Parklane Adult Activity Center Basket Weaving Class won a number of first and second place ribbons at the South Carolina State Fair. More...

Miss Clark and Mr. Quattlebaum plan March wedding

Pam Paradowski Clark and Wesley D. Clark announce the engagement of their daughter Jeani Rae Clark to Jeremy Lovic Timmerman Quattlebaum. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Columbia Museum of Art January 2019 Calendar

• Midcentury Masters: Jasper Johns’ Gifts to the CMA— On view through February 24, 2019. More...

Home & Garden

A Life of Breeding Roses

Stopping to smell the flowers

David Austin (1926- 2018) received the book Old Garden Roses by Edward Bunyard from his sister for his 21st birthday. This singular book prompted him to grow his very first rose and propelled him on a lifelong journey hybridizing roses. More...

Star Chefs

New Year New You

Quinoa with Asian Flavors More...

Miles running for mayor of West Columbia

Residents of West Columbia District 4 received a surprise in their mail over the holidays from councilman Tem Miles.  Miles sent them a card wishing his constituents a Merry Christmas and announcing his intentions to run for mayor of West Columb More...

The Last Bell Ringer

Julian Walker, advisory board member for the Salvation Army, fills in as bell ringer when volunteers can’t make it on the last day of the season.   More...

On Second Thought

Historic Columbia to go behind-the-scenes at Claussen’s Bakery

On Thursday, January 17, Historic Columbia will take guests on an exclusive behind-the-scenes tour of Claussen’s Bakery, a historic Five Points landmark that originated as Claussen’s Bakery in 1928. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Be kind to yourself in 2019 even if you don’t keep your resolutions

ASK US AT THE STAR

Why do we make New Year’s resolutions if we aren’t good at keeping them? More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

Governor Henry McMaster has announced Sara Goldsby will continue serving as the director of the South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS).   More...

ATTORNEYS HONORED

Heather McDonald has joined LawyerLisa, LLC as director of marketing.  Lane Cook has joined LawyerLisa, LLC as trust and estate attorney.   More...

REAL ESTATE

NAI Avant has announced the sale of ±3.0 acres of land located on Bluff Road in Columbia. Senior broker Mac Fanning represented the seller, Southern Regional Industrial Realty, Inc., in the transaction. More...

Education

Road Art

I have often marveled at the modern art installment recently added along Millwood Avenue—right past Dreher High School and The Mad Platter. I mean, the lines seem to hint at some pattern without being too geometric in nature. More...

Sports

Billie leaves a legacy at Dreher

The Dreher Blue Devils have produced some outstanding running backs the last several years including Lorenzo Ward Jr., Jay Washington, and Day Day Washington. More...

Cavaliers showing improvement

The Richland Northeast Cavalier boys’ basketball team will enter region play with a 5-4 record. More...

Events

A successful raffle supports The FriendShip, a local nonprofit that helps seniors

The FriendShip recently held a raffle for a Big Green Egg grill and a pair of Carolina Panthers tickets. Over 200 raffle tickets were sold. More...

Events

•CHURCH/CHARITY Kingsmen Breakfast will be held Saturday, January 5, 8–10 a.m., Christian Life Church, 2700 Bush River Road. www.ChristianLifeColumbia.com. More...

Travel

Hot Springs, A Quaint Mountain Town

The History

Linda and I needed a break from Columbia’s heat, so off we went to Hot Springs, N. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  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...

Notice of Application

NOTICE OF APPLICATION   More...