PAALS and the Heartworm Project team up for Poochapalooza

PAALS (Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services) and the Heartworm Project are teaming up again to raise funds to train assistance dogs for people with disabilities and provide medical intervention and find permanent homes for shelter dogs and cats. The event is Saturday, October 23, 2010, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m at Saluda Shoals Park, 5605 Bush River Road, Columbia. […]

William Leggo Boyd III

Graveside service for William “Billy” Leggo Boyd III, 85, was held at 2 p.m. Saturday, October 2, 2010, in Elmwood Cemetery. Following the service, the family received friends at the home of Ford and George Bailey, 1330 Devonshire Drive, Columbia. Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel, is assisting the family. Mr. Boyd died Thursday, September 30, 2010. Born in Richmond, […]

Miss Dial and Mr. Suthoff exchange vows October 2, 2010

Mr. and Mrs. Brian Joseph Suthoff were married October 2, 2010, at six o’clock in the evening. The marriage is announced by the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Donald Dial Jr. Mrs. Suthoff, the former Corinne Ellison Dial, is the granddaughter of Mr. James Hagood Ellison and the late Mrs. Ellison, Mrs. John Donald Dial and the late Mr. […]

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5636 and 29- 1540 SC Law as Amended, and are in the custody of the following businesses: Lexington Magistrate, Irmo/Lake Murray Schroeder’s Towing, 3512-E Bush River Rd, Cola, SC 29210 (803)772- 7930 1994 Chrysler […]

October is National Adopt-A-Dog Month

In celebration of the American Humane Association’s National Adopt–A–Dog Month, the Columbia Animal Shelter is asking prospective pet owners to visit their adoption center at 127 Humane Lane, located off Shop Rd. and I-77. There are dogs and puppies of all shapes, sizes, and personalities waiting for loving homes. What can an adopted dog bring to your life? “Whether you […]

Howlin’ for Halloween—half-price cat spays

For the month of October, The Humane Society is offering half price ($20) spay surgeries for female cats excluding pregnancy charges). Cats must be at least three months to seven years old and weight three pounds minimum. Rabies and distemper are required for surgery. If there is no proof of these, the society will re–administer them at the time of […]

Hanna wants a home

Hanna is five years old and cat safe and small–dog safe. She is good with children and loves to play. She gets along well with the other greys in the foster home. Hanna is quite tall for a female greyhound and tips the scales in excess of 70 pounds. She has previously been in a home and was returned due […]

Pets, Inc and the Carolinas Humane Society host Dog’toberfest

PETS Inc., The Carolinas Humane Society is hosting its annual Dog ’Tober Fest October 16, 2010. The event will be held from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the PETS Inc. Adoption Center at 300 Orchard Drive in West Columbia. The day is filled with exciting activities beginning with a performance by The Columbia Children’s Ballet at 10 a.m.; a […]

Columbia Churches

Mt. Hebron UnitedMethodist Church

For Sale: Traditional mustard–base barbecue pork and chicken. Slaw, hash, and rice sides. Adult plate: $8 Child’s plate: $5 All proceeds go to the ministries of Mt. Hebron United Methodist Church. Bonus: bake sale of the United Methodist Women. Saturday October 9, 2010, beginning at 8 a.m. Free outdoor festival on Friday night with fun houses, a slide, games, and […]

Mother starts Out of Darkness walk in memory of her son

At the S.C. Department of Social Services one September afternoon Helen Pridgen carefully removed a paper taped to the wall by her computer. On it were two pictures of her son, the first was his college graduation and the second was of a little boy posing next to a pumpkin on a fall day. Both were of her son Clay […]