Public Notices

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS December 4, 2008 PROJECT: #SD8325, #WM412201, #WM412202, #SS7075, #R46 VILLAGE AT RIVER’S EDGE DEVELOPMENT Sealed proposals will be received by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Columbia, South Carolina, for construction of “Village At River’s Edge Development”. Proposals will be accepted from any Contractor qualified to bid under the South Carolina Licensing Law, until […]


NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Lutheran Homes of SC, Inc. dba Heritage at Lowman intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale ON premises consumption of Beer, and Wine, only at 2101 Dutch Fork Rd., White Rock, SC 29177. To object to the issuance of the permit/license, […]

Stocking stuffers for gardeners

Stopping to smell the flowers

Gardeners are easy to please with simple things like seeds, bulbs, and a new pair of gloves. But if you want to include more personal, thoughtful, and unexpected treasures to the gardeners on your list, consider items from the sampler below: A gardener’s skin takes a beating from wind, sun, tools, and the soil. To soothe dry hands several products […]

No more Bacon for the Falcons

Just one year after leading A.C. Flora to the AAA state playoffs, Robin Bacon is stepping down as the head football coach of the Falcons. While Flora did struggle to a 3- 7 finish in 2008, the motives for his resignation remain un-clear. Bacon led the Falcons to the playoffs five times in his ten years at the helm, including […]

Boos produces Nightmare

Kim Mason as Ophelia and John Dixon as Shakespeare in Cardinal Newman’s Midwinter’s Nightmare The Cardinal Newman Card Players have hit their stride. This year’s renditions of Shakespeare’s Midwinter’s Nightmare and Cloak & Dagger are easily their best since Patrick Boos took over the Drama program three years ago. Boos chose two humorous but very different plays each with large […]

CUFC 99 Girls Blue team wins GSA

Help my buddies during the holidays

Project Pet and the 2009 Pet Calendar The 2009 Precious Pet Calendar is ready for delivery. The Precious Pet Calendar is an annual fundraiser for Project Pet that raises over $25,000 for the mission of saving animals from euthanasia on death row. For just $10 plus shipping, the calendar can be sent to you in plenty of time for the […]

Three generations care for city’s animals

Dr. E.R. Van De Grift III is a third generation veterinarian from Columbia. His grandfather became a veterinarian in Anderson in 1911; his father moved the practice to Columbia in 1937, the same business that Dr. Van De Grift III still runs today. Van De Grift has been a veterinarian since 1965. However, if it had been up to his […]

City of Forest Acres gifts the community

The Rooftop at Midtown in Forest Acres was abuzz with activity as the City of Forest Acres presented their annual Sweet Seasons celebration on Thursday, December 4. Promoter Melissa Ligon said, “This is the holiday gift from the city of Forest Acres and the Forest Acres Restaurant and Merchant Association to its citizens and folks in the surrounding areas.” Mayor […]


Charity The January 24 World Beer Festival- Columbia at the convention center on Lincoln Street has taken on charity partners River Alliance and Columbia Opportunity Resource, as reported by All About Beer Magazine and Green’s Discount Beverages. The festival offers two four- hour sessions. The first session will be from noon to 4 pm, and the second session will be […]