April 12, 2019 RSS feed / Front Page

News

USC students volunteer at Olympia museum

On Saturday, March 30, over 900 students from the University of South Carolina took part in the annual Big Event, which had student groups fanning out into all the Midlands neighborhoods working on all kinds of volunteer projects. More...

Jaco Interchange name change approved

Representative Seth Rose announced via email the corner of Rosewood Drive and Bluff Road will be renamed Jaco Interchange. More...

Cell phone tower planned for Kelly Mill Middle School

Parents with children attending Kelly Mill Middle School will soon see something new on the school’s campus. More...

Business

FOLKS ABOUT TOWN

Doug Putlock has joined Magnus Development Partners.  John Andrew (Andy) Brooks, Dorothy Brown Glover, Julian A. Prosser,  Voices of Gullah Singers, and Dale Rosengarten, Ph.D. More...

ATTORNEYS HONORED

M. Malissa Burnette, co-founder of Burnette Shutt & McDaniel, has received the Platinum Compleat Award from the University of South Carolina School of Law Alumni Council. More...

City Snippets

Report: we’re among most stressed A new report by WalletHub lists South Carolina as No. 14 of the top 15 most stressed states ranked on workrelated stress, money-related stress, family-related stress, and health and safety related stress. More...

Education

Spring Valley student wins Schmidt Vocal Competition

Spring Valley High School sophomore, Ella Rescigno, has won first prize and best sophomore in the prestigious Schmidt Vocal Competition, a singing competition for sophomore, junior, and senior high school singers that presents cash awards to more tha More...

Midlands Arts Conservatory charter school seeks new head of school for upcoming school year

Midlands Arts Conservatory in downtown Columbia will seek a new head of school for the upcoming school year as the no-tuition state charter school continues to expand its arts and academics curriculum.  Shannon Hickey, who opened the school in A More...

Ridge View High School HOSA students excel at State Leadership Conference

Thirty-one Ridge View HOSA (Health Occupation Students of America) competed in North Charleston at the 2019 S.C. HOSA State Leadership Conference.  This years’ conference had 1,842 competitors. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Wonder of the World brings over-the-edge comedy to UofSC’s Lab Theatre

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present the madcap comedy Wonder of the World by Pulitzer-winning playwright David Lindsay- Abaire April 17–20 at the Lab Theatre. More...

Lanny and Sidney Palmer One Act Series presents North American premiere Opera at USC’s free performances of Armida

In addition to two fully staged operas with orchestra each year, Opera at UofSC directed by Ellen Douglas Schlaefer, will present free one-act operas with piano accompanist in the UofSC School of Music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly Street.  More...

Home & Garden

Best Pollinator-friendly Native Plants for the Home Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Just in time for spring planting Columbia Green and Millcreek Greenhouses collaborated to bring gardeners face to face with a professional plant propagator. More...

Star Chefs

Japanese Deviled Eggs   More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF  INTENTION TO FILE  More...

Orders

ORDER  STATE OF  SOUTH CAROLINA  COUNTY OF  More...

Notice of Unclaimed Vehicles/Public Sale

NOTICE OF  UNCLAIMED  VEHICLES/PUBLIC  More...

Columbia International Festival features German-speaking countries

Every year over 20,000 people travel to Columbia from across the state and the region to attend the Columbia International Festival. More...

Transitions cooks up feast featuring celebrity and local chefs

For the five nationally acclaimed chefs who are concocting their signature dishes for the 2019 annual Chefs’ Feast benefitting Transitions, it’s a memorable occasion and a chance to give back to the community. More...

On Second Thought

Conifers in the Antebellum South

The term “Antebellum Garden” often conjures images of overgrown azaleas, hydrangeas, and tree-like Camellias living in the dim light filtering through live oak canopy and clothed in oppressive heat and humidity. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Vets’ charities are a good way to say “thanks.” But be cautious

At first glance, they appear to be the noblest of causes. Their brochures feature images that tug at the heartstrings. They use patriotic sounding names like “Honor America’s Veterans” or “Salute our Soldiers.” More...

Commentary

Naked Mole Rats

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

Offering full disclosure, I must admit when I originally hit the button on my remote, I thought I was recording Naked Mall Rats, which I assumed was an 80s dramady featuring Catherine Mary Stewart, Mary Stuart Masterson, Phoebe Cates, and one of the More...

The Book Biz

I’m just saying...

As many of you know, I lived in the “City of Angels” for many years. I went on a whim with two girlfriends during my junior year at Carolina, fell in love with California, and stayed for almost 30 years.  More...

Bucket List getting rocky

40–Something

I may have slightly overestimated my abilities as both a researcher and mountain biker because this past weekend I found myself mixing prayers and various explicatives as I attempted to bike the Torry Ridge Trail in the Blue Ridge Mountains of Virgin More...

Society

Providence Health presents check to free medical clinic

Sometimes the ability to give is a gift itself. In lieu of receiving appreciation gifts to commemorate Doctors’ Day, Providence Medical Staff members requested the Health System make a donation in their name to support the clinic. More...

Seven top services Medicare doesn’t cover

Every day, 10,000 Americans turn 65 and begin Medicare coverage. At last, they have health care coverage for life. But what many don’t realize is the array of services they’ll still have to pay for on their own. More...

Capital Rotarian earns CART Award

Capital Rotary Club member Tony Thompson (r) is congratulated by president Philip Flynn after receiving a District 7770 Leadership Award for fundraising to support the CART ( Coins for Alzheimer&rsqu More...

Sports

Falcons fly by Dreher

A.C. Flora 6, Dreher 0Wednesday, April 10 More...

A.C. Flora runs away from Blue Devils

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Lady Falcons need PKs to down Dreher

The April 10 match between the A.C. Flora Lady Falcons and Dreher Lady Blue Devils should have been decided a lot sooner than it was, but the Region 4-4A rivals went through regulation and overtime tied at 0-0 before A.C. More...

Travel

Roach Anxiety

Part 1: Bully Bobby

I recently spent four weeks in the hospital where a skilled lady doctor with tiny hands successfully removed a “roach” from my lung. More...

Pets

Hug Your Friends, Not a Dog

With my training business, I sometimes hear from people who are desperate to remedy their dog’s aggressive behavior. More...