January 25, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Midlands Technical College dedicates president’s board room to honor Pete Sercer

Midlands Technical College (MTC) has officially named the president’s executive board room on its Beltline Campus as the Dr. Peter E. Sercer Sr. Executive Board Room. More...

Lexington Medical Center Public Safety to have on-site accreditation assessment

Lexington Medical Center’s public safety department will have an on-site assessment as part of an accreditation program through the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc. More...

West Columbia City Council meets for 2019 visionary session

Members of the West Columbia City Council and city staff met Wednesday, January 16 for their annual visionary session, which was moderated by Jeff Shacker, field services manager for the Municipal Association of South Carolina. More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

U.S. Air Force Airman Jasmine S. Hal l graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Hall is the daughter of Nadia I. and Corey A. Hall of Columbia. She is a 2015 graduate of Westwood High School. More...

REAL ESTATE

Sophfronia Tucker has joined EXIT Real Estate Solutions, 151 Summit Centre Drvie.   Mel inda Wigfal l - Grant and Preston Hensley have joined EXIT Palmetto Real Estate Services, 1720-F Dutch Fork Road, Irmo.   More...

City Snippets

McCarty named adjutant general  Gov. Henry McMaster has named Maj. Gen. Van McCarty as South Carolina’s new adjutant general. McCarty, a 1982 graduate of The Citadel, replaces Maj. Gen. Robert Livingston, the adjutant general since 2011. More...

Society

Lillian Leola “Lee” Jackson

Lillian Leola “Lee” Jeffcoat Jackson passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family Tuesday, January 22, 2019 after a courageous struggle with Parkinson’s Disease. More...

S.C. NAACP remembers Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The annual “King Day at the Dome” sponsored by the South Carolina NAACP brought together local, state, and national leaders including Senator Cory Booker of New Jersey, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and South Carolina’s own Con More...

League of Women Voters hosts annual conference

The League of Women Voters of South Carolina hosted the annual LEAD (League Education and Advocacy Day) Saturday, January 19 at the South Carolina Education Association. More...

Arts & Entertainment

City of Cayce announces music lineup for the Third Annual Soiree on State

The City of Cayce is announcing the music line up for the third annual Soiree on State. More...

Home & Garden

Winter Honeysuckle

Stopping to smell the flowers

Humans perceive gardens primarily by vision but our dogs know gardens as a cacophony of odors. Human noses have 6 million scent receptors as compared to 300 million in dogs. More...

Star Chefs

Roasted Garlic Cauliflower   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER’S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  RICHLAND  IN THE FAMILY  COURT FIFTH  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...

Coroner’s Foundation honors Star publisher

At the Richland County Coroner’s Office Foundation Oyster Roast Thursday, January 17, Richland County Coroner Gary Watts presented a plaque to Mike Maddock honoring his mother, the late Mimi Maddock, for her service to the Richland County Coron More...

Crooked Bags makes art out of imperfection

Elizabeth Leverton has spent a decade perfecting her art of imperfection with beautiful results. “I call it, ‘rengegade sewing,’” Leverton said. “I like making messes that turn out looking kind of cool.” More...

On Second Thought

Join Historic Columbia and the History Center at USC for King Solomon’s Table with Joan Nathan February 3

Join Historic Columbia and the History Center at the University of South Carolina for “King Solomon’s Table with Joan Nathan” from 2–3:30 p.m., Sunday, February 3. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Columbia must rethink exemption-friendly mindset

We all hope the Bull Street development lives up to its billing as a shopping and dining hub generating thousands of jobs and $20 million annually in taxes. But five years in, it’s clear the grand promises remain largely unfulfilled. More...

Commentary

Drug Dealers

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

I joke about Amazon Prime being my crack dealer. They know where I live, what I can’t live without, and have my credit information. And they make transactions so easy they’re difficult to resist. More...

Beastly Ballet

I’m just saying...

Lately, I’ve been noticing I’ve been suffering from lack of sleep.  Not because I stay up late…I don’t. But my husband Marty and I have become unwilling participants in what I call the “Beasty Ballet.”  More...

Losing the feminine advantage

40–Something

My wife is still adjusting to being outnumbered 2-1 by males in our house. She once enjoyed a 3-2 advantage, but our daughters are off at college, and she’s left with my 16-year-old son and me.  More...

Education

Richland One partners with Rubik’s® Cube on first-ever “speedcubing” competition

Students from across Richland One will pick up one of the most popular puzzles in modern history, the Rubik’s® Cube, to compete in the school district’s first-ever “speedcubing” competition. More...

Longtime educator to be inducted into Brookland- Cayce High Hall of Fame

The newest member of the Brookland-Cayce High School Educator Hall of Fame will be inducted next month. Barbara Jeter Jeffcoat will be honored at the annual gala, set for February 7 at Seawell’s at the S.C. State Fairgrounds in Columbia. More...

House of Raeford donates headphones for Cayce Elementary students

House of Raeford’s non-profit organization, FLOCK(Faithful Love Offering for Christ’s Kingdom), made a large donation to the students at Cayce Elementary School as part of an ongoing relationship. More...

Sports

Hammond pins region title and No. 1 seed

The Hammond Skyhawks grabbed the SCISA Region II-3A title and the No. 1 seed in the upcoming SCISA State Duals tournament with a 42-33 win over the Cardinal Newman Cardinals Wednesday, January 23. More...

Blue Devils take Region 4-4A title

The Dreher Blue Devils claimed the Region 4-4A title with big wins over the A.C. Flora Falcons and Orangeburg-Wilkinson Bruins Wednesday, January 23. More...

Highlanders box birds

Heathwood Hall notches victories against Falcons and Cardinals.

How do you forfeit four individual matches and still win a dual by 19 points? Well, you win eight of the nine contested matches, many of them handily. More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

The Plan

It was a hot and steamy night in May, 1957. Four students soon-to-graduate from Dreher High School sat in a car in the Cotton Patch Drive-In after taking our dates home. More...

Winederlust

What’s your wine resolution for 2019?

The wine world is in constant flux—palates change, demographics change, and climates change. More...