An Evening with the Thigpens: Trustus Theatre says “goodbye” to co-founders Jim and Kay Thigpen August 20

An Evening with the Thigpens, a celebration honoring Trustus Theatre retiring co-founders Kay and Jim Thigpen, is coming to the Trustus Main Stage Monday, August 20. This one-night-only event will be an evening of memories and reflections looking back on the Thigpens’ 27 years at Trustus. Doors open at 6 p.m. with a cash bar and appetizers. The presentation begins […]

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/ or storage liens: are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-6-5635 and/ or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended: and are in the custody of Bender Mender 7536 Caughman Rd., Columbia, SC 29209 803-776-0502 1969 Honda Trail 70 Motorcycle VIN CT70-132898. Owner: unknown […]

Cavaliers clawing back to the top

Overview: A move back to the zone-read offense saw an increase of two wins (7-5 to 9-3) for the Richland Northeast Cavaliers in 2011. Despite a first round loss to Northwestern, a game that coach Jay Frye feels his team could have won, Frye is excited about how the team played in 2011 and hopes the seniors returning this year […]

From X-Man to Daddy-Man to Coach

These days Xavier McDaniel finds himself in an unfamiliar spot in a basketball arena. From the late ’70s to 1998, McDaniel was on the court scoring points and helping his team win games. Now, he is where most parents are, cheering his children from the stands. From 1978- 1981, McDaniel played high school basketball for head coach Carl Williams and […]

Southern Designer Showcase semi-finalists announced

After scouring the nation for the most talented southern designers, Belk has selected 36 semifinalists out of hundreds of designer applicants to compete for the opportunity to have their collections sold in select Belk stores and on Belk.com. Among these 36 semi- finalists are two designers from Columbia, Molly Stevens from Ellen & Ollie, LLC and Nafeesa Ahamed from Mechanical […]

USC to stage Looking Over the President’s Shoulder

USC will stage the one- man production of Looking Over the Presi – dent’s Shoulder, an awardwinning play based on a true story about the observations of an African- American butler who served four U. S. presidents. Staged before U.S. Constitution Day, it provides a thought-provoking prelude to the 2012 presidential election in November. The performance will be held at […]

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The ocean voyage concludes

After disembarking on a rope ladder in the port of Istanbul, Turkey, we just walked around the streets for a while to get the “feel” of this enormous, historic city teaming with all sorts of carts, people, and even a checker cab! This made us feel at home, and we got in the cab and told the driver we wanted […]

Miss Castle and Mr. Black marry in Destin, Florida

Lauren D. Castle, daughter of Capt. and Mrs. William Castle of Germantown, Tennessee, and Bradley T. Black, son of Mr. and Mrs. Larry Black of Starkville, Mississippi, were married April 21 in The Resort of Pelican Beach in Dustin, Florida. The Rev. Michael Stowell conducted the ceremony. The bride is the granddaughter of Joyce Honeycutt of Asheville, North Carolina. She […]

Columbia celebrates the 85th Anniversary of Paul Redfern’s flight

Contributed by Historic Columbia Foundation Historic Columbia Foundation in partnership with members of the Paul Rinaldo Redfern Aviation Society will celebrate the 85th Anniversary of Paul Redfern’s Historic attempt to fly non-stop from North America to South America on Saturday, August 25 at from 9 a.m.–3 p.m. at Dreher High School, 3319 Millwood Ave. Members of the Paul Rinaldo Redfern […]