AC Flora girls’ basketball team shoots for the top

Dark days at Mr. Bunky’s Sunshine is gone

She was the gentlest and sweetest bird I’ve ever had. – Bunky Carter, owner of Mr. Bunky’s Restaurant and Market

Richland One bids farewell to its leader

When the horse dies, get off. After the mountains, more mountains. Celebrate the miracles. – Former Richland One Superintendant Ronald Epps

Accident horrifies artist

If it had happened to me, I would hope somebody would have done the same for me.

If it had happened to me, I would hope somebody would have done the same for me. – Darrell Koon Of all the artists who have created works for the first phase of Paint Five Points, none has put as much into the project as Eileen Blyth. Blyth was in her second–floor Five Points studio, cutting the board she was […]

Students from 12 Midlands’ high schools present


Students from 12 area high schools across the Midlands are participating in the Paschal Academy of Music’s Spring Production of Grease at Keenan Theater March 3–6. The cast includes the Palmetto Girls Ensemble, directed by Dr. Rhoda Paschal. Showtimes: Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights at 7:30 pm with a Sunday matinee at 3 pm. Tickets: sold at the door. Adults, […]

The Power Company


SC’s contemporary dance company will present12 Piece Order Showtimes: February 25 and 26, 7:30 pm. Venue: 913 Pulaski Street Contact: 786-3825

After the mountains, more mountains

Richland One bids farewell to superintendent

Dr. Ronald L. Epps resigned in January from his position as superintendent of Richland One schools to join the California–based Stupski Foundation. Monday night, February 21, he was honored by the Partners in Education (PIE) Foundation at the Columbia Convention Center. Entertainment was provided by the excellent Columbia High Jazz Ensemble, the dazzling Logan West African Drum and Dance Ensemble, […]

McKissick exhibits

Vennie Deas–Moore had no idea when she began a research documentary for Charlotte Slotte at SC ETV she would become so attached to the Clarendon County community. Lil’ Weary Feet , Deas–Moore’s short story about how a small group of African Americans in rural SC pioneering for educational rights, evolved from this community’s struggle. The entire research project is the […]

The bloody truth

Rotary and Red Cross celebrate I Give Regularly

Rotary and Red Cross celebrate I Give Regularly This past Wednesday, February 22, the Columbia Rotary Club and the American Red Cross celebrated the “I Give Regularly” campaign. The campaign was started six months ago by the Columbia Rotary Club to address the blood shortage in the Midlands. Part of the celebration was to officially turn the program over to […]

Round Top Elementary School holds blood drive