Nature on the edges

stopping to smell the flowers

Nothing could be finer than to take a walk with naturalist Rudy Mancke on the edge of seasonal change. On Sunday, October 7th Friends of the Carolina Children’s Garden held a fundraiser for the education program at the twoacre garden on the Clemson University Research and Education Center in northeast Columbia. Mancke took participants on an excursion of exploration and […]

Blythewood high school 2012 s.c. state fair art winners

Ben Campbell – Self Portrait Painting Honorable Mention (No digital copy of Ben Campbell’s work is available at this time.)

Columbia City Ballet presents Back in Black

Join Columbia City Ballet in your darkest attire for a carnival-chic season opening fundraiser, Back in Black, October 13, 7-11 p.m. at Hay Hill Garden Market. This fall, be treated to an evening of dark carnival thrills, blood-pumping music, delicious food, and an open bar. Among the top carnival attractions is the Well- Heeled Blood Bath Dunk Booth. Guests will […]

I am My own Wife kicks off at Trustus side Door Theatre

Beausoleil avec Michael Doucet to perform at faM fest october 20

The Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties has announced that BeauSoleil avec Michael Doucet, an internationally acclaimed award winning Cajun band, will perform at FAM Fest, Forest Acres Music Festival Saturday, October 20. The festival will take place on the rooftop of Richland Mall on Beltline Boulevard from 1- 9 p.m. Also appearing at the festival are Grammy nominated […]

Star Chefs

Kid Friendly Recipes

Fruity Fun Skewers 5 large strawberries,halved1/4 cantaloupe, cut intoballs or cubes2 bananas, peeled andcut into chunks1 apple, cut intochunks20 skewers Thread the strawberries, cantaloupe, banana and apple pieces alternately onto skewers, placing at least two pieces of fruit on each skewer. Arrange the fruit skewers decoratively on a serving platter. Baked Sweet Potato 1 Tbsp. olive oil1/2 tsp.paprika8 sweet potatoes,sliced […]

Local teams swim for titles

Spring Valley’s Jonathon Boland gave the Vikings two 4A state titles at the 2012 SCHSL Swimming Championships held at the Carolina Natatorium on the campus of the University of South Carolina Saturday, October 6. Boland took first in the 100Y Butterfly touching the wall 0.68 seconds faster than Dorman’s Jacob Rupp with a time of 50.30. He also took first […]

High school football

Week 7 Stats

Cardinals shock the Barons

Zakki Parker ran for 162 yards and two touchdowns, and the Cardinal Newman Cardinals withstood a furious rally in the waning seconds to defeat the visiting Wilson Hall Barons 39-37 on Homecoming at Cardinal Newman. Parker made his presence known on the first play from scrimmage, rumbling 80 yards through the middle of the Baron defense to give Cardinal Newman […]

Twenty-four team robot Basketball competition coming to irmo high this saturday

FIRST Robotics Competition teams from Lexington/ Richland 5 and Richland 1 are joining forces to host 24 robots in one of the premier fall competitions in the entire South. The second annual South Carolina Robotics Invitational and Workshops (SCRIW) will be held Saturday, October 13 at Irmo High School in Columbia. The event is free and open to the public […]