February 1, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

Clark retires from BSA

Gene Clark was recognized recently for his years with Asbury Boy Scouts of America Troop 397 at Asbury United Methodist Church. He is officially retiring from active service. More...

News

Loveday wants voice on city council

John Loveday never saw himself running for political office. That changed in recent weeks, so much so he announced his intentions to run for Columbia City Council District 3.  More...

Baddourah seeks re-election

Columbia City Councilman Moe Baddourah recently announced his intention to seek re-election for District 3. More...

CCN hears about quiet zones

The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods held its monthly meeting Thursday, January 24. Brenda Kramar, the chair of the Quiet Zone Advisory Committee (QZAC), gave a presentation on the committee’s findings. More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

The Rev. Dr. Mary Hinkle Shore has been named rector and dean at Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary (LTSS) of Lenoir-Rhyne University. More...

REAL ESTATE

Colliers International South Carolina’s Neel Keenan received the President’s Award to for his 44-year career focused on relationships with clients, collaborations with his fellow brokerage specialists, and for encouraging a positive envir More...

City Snippets

Hospital offering online health service   More...

Society

Eau Claire Music Club celebrates Founders Day

Members of Eau Claire Music Club, initially known as the Eau Claire Piano Ensemble, recently celebrated their 1936 origins with a “Founders Day Tribute,” held at Rice Music House January More...

Ethel Bridges Venable

Ethel Bridges Venable, 89, of Columbia, South Carolina passed away January 24, 2019 at Providence Hospital Downtown Columbia, South Carolina. More...

A Conversation with Judge Richard Gergel

Attorney Luther Battiste has Richard Gergel sign his copy of Gergel’s latest book, Unexampled Courage: The Blinding of Sgt. Isaac Woodard and the Awakening of President Harry S. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Elephants star at the Shrine Circus

The Midlands is preparing to welcome an age old tradition as the Jamil Shrine Royal Hanneford three ring circus makes its 44th appearance in as many years at the Jamil Shrine Temple beginning February 7. More...

UofSC Theatre presents raucous, feminist version of the French Revolution with The Revolutionists

The University of S.C. Department of Theatre and Dance will present The Revolutionists, a raucously comic and feminist take on the French Revolution, February 6-17 at the Center for Performance Experiment.  More...

Waiting for Godot comes to UofSC Theatre

The University of SC Dept. More...

Travel

A Wild Senior Trip

Part 2: St. Simon’s Departure

The day after graduating from Dreher, Captain Lee Tigner and his three brave sailors gathered at Lee’s home on Trenholm Road. More...

Portrait of president and first lady of UofSC unveiled

An official portrait honoring the University of South Carolina’s president and first lady Harris Pastides and Patricia Moore- Pastides, was unveiled at the UofSC Alumni Center January 25. More...

“Does My Vote Count?” A forum on election reform

A forum about two issues currently being considered by the South Carolina General Assembly was held at The Richland County Library on Assembly Street Tuesday, January 22. More...

On Second Thought

Historic Columbia February 2019 Events

Join Historic Columbia for a variety of events and tours during the month of February. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Mahomes...Who?

I have loved professional football since I was about 12 years old. My father and my brother watched the games and when I had not much to do, I watched with them.  More...

Commentary

The Power of Asparagus

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

A recent story about a woman telling the future using asparagus left me skeptical. Not of the powers of asparagus but human prognostication abilities, regardless of the vegetable they utilize. More...

Mealtime Mania

I’m just saying...

“Why oh WHY can’t we have normal animals who just eat their food from the bag like other people’s animals do Marty?”  More...

A Priceless Old Truck

40–Something

There are a few things more depressing than watching my 19-year-old truck getting towed away, but not many. My dad bought this particular black Toyota 4Runner new in 2000. When he passed away in 2007, I bought it from my stepmother. More...

Education

Eagle Scouts honored at Eastminster Presbyterian

Eagle Scouts from Troop 10 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church were honored recently. Pictured (L-r) are Madison Matthews, Christopher Twitty, Scout Master Flynn Bowie, and Connor Freeman. More...

Grammy award winning group Take 6 to perform at Richland One Hall of Fame Induction Gala

The Richland One Hall of Fame was established in 2004 to recognize graduates of Richland One schools and other persons throughout the district’s history who have made significant contributions to Richland One, their communities, their professio More...

Midlands Youth Apprenticeship Program trains tomorrow’s leaders today

The Midlands Youth Apprenticeship Program is a structured combination of school-based and work-based learning. 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. More...

Skyhawks escape Highlanders

Lauren Scott led all scorers with 25 points. Tyra Myers chipped in 15 as the visiting Hammond Lady Skyhawks earned a hard-fought 48-39 win over the Heathwood Hall Lady Highlanders Friday, January 25. More...

Home & Garden

Winter Work for the Gardener

Stopping to smell the flowers

Although the winter garden gives the appearance of dormancy, the gardener’s tasks rarely diminish. Winter work in January and February is pivotal to the success of the spring and summer garden. More...

Star Chefs

Curried Winter Soup   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER’S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS  BY PUBLICATION  COMMONWEALTH OF  MASSACHUSETTS  The Trial Court  Probate and Family  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...