Mr. and Mrs. H. Thomas Fincher celebrate 60 years of marriage

Clare Derham Fincher and H. Thomas Fincher recently celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary. They met in 1953 while attending Dreher High School and were married at Shandon Baptist Church on January 10, 1955. Clare attended Queens College in Charlotte for a year and was graduated from the University of South Carolina where she was a member of Chi Omega sorority. […]

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Pronuncing names

I was raised in a family who emphasized words, name, and their pronunciation. Have you ever noticed how few proper names (last names) are pronounced correctly? With a maiden name like Legare (pronounced Legree) made me acutely aware of how important it is to pronounce someone’s name correctly. No one pronounced mine correctly, so when I got married I was […]

Bridge club crowns 2014 top player


•ANIMALS Repticon, a nationwide promoter of reptile and exotic animal expos, will bring its unique blend of vendors, breeders, and educators back to Columbia for a family-oriented, fun-filled event February 7 and 8, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday, and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Sunday, Jamil Temple, 206 Jamil Road. www.repticon.com/columbia.html. •ART Historic Columbia has unveiled its newest exhibit, Impressions of Chimneyville: Columbia’s […]