The Bradford Pear is Everywhere

Stopping to smell the flowers

Looks aren’t everything is as true for trees as it is for most things in life. Few folks would deny the Bradford pears showy profusion of white flowers for about one week in spring and the striking red and orange foliage in fall. But beneath the outer ornamental attributes resides a “fatal genetic flaw.” According to horticulturist Michael Dirr, the […]

Lady Cards fly by Ben Lippen

Cardinal Newman’s Alexa Rehling crossed a pass into the Ben Lippen box, Catherine Onate tapped it into the back of the net in the third minute, and the visiting Lady Cardinals went on to score six more goals to beat the Lady Falcons 7- nil in a SCISA Region I-3A match Tuesday, March 17. Onate scored the second goal nine […]

Dreher runs away from RNE

Dreher head coach David Kleinfelder said “We have played better,” but it would be hard to argue with the results from last Tuesday against Richland Northeast. The Lady Blue Devils punched out a 6-nil win over the Richland Northeast Lady Cavaliers in a Region IV-3A girls’ soccer match on Tuesday, March 17 at Richland Northeast. Dreher fired 28 shots on […]

Cardinal Newman blasts Ben Lippen

Cardinal Newman’s Jack Sicker dribbled his way into the Ben Lippen box, made a couple of quick moves, and punched the ball into an empty net to open the flood gates in the seventh minute for the visiting Cardinals as they scored four goals in the first half to beat Ben Lippen 5-nil in a SCISA Region I-3A clash Tuesday, […]

Spring Valley grounds Lady Falcons

Spring Valley’s Lady Vikings downed the A.C. Flora Lady Falcons 16-9 in a girls’ lacrosse match on Friday, March 13 at Spring Valley. The Lady Vikings got out to a small early lead, and the match was fairly even through the first half. The Lady Vikings never trailed, and the match was tied twice in the first half, at 5-5 […]

RNE’s Crumlich no-hits Dreher

Dreher’s Grayson Stiglebauer reached on an error to start the game against the homestanding Richland Northeast Cavaliers Tuesday, March 17. But after that, Cavalier pitcher Zach Crumlich retired 15 straight Blue Devil batters narrowly missing a perfect game but getting a no-hitter as Richland Northeast beat Dreher 10- 0 in five innings. Crumlich finished with four strike-outs and induced seven […]

Star Chefs

Pear Bread 1 cup vegetable oil2 cups granulated sugar3 eggs2-1/2 cups pears—peeled,cored, and chopped1 cup chopped pecans2 tsp. vanilla extract3 cups all-purpose flour1 tsp. baking soda1 tsp. baking powder1 tsp. salt1 tsp. ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp. ground nutmeg Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Lightly grease two 8×4 inch loaf pans. In large mixing bowl combine oil, sugar, and eggs, beat […]

City Snippets

USC programs ranked by USN&RP U. S. News & World Report ranked the University of South Carolina’s graduate international master’s in business administration program No. 1 in the nation again. The Darla Moore School of Business has ranked in the top three for its international program for 26 consecutive years. The school’s undergraduate international business education has ranked first in […]

Folks About Town

Senior Corporal James Gore was presented with the Lifesaver Award from American Legion Post 182. Those who received awards as top 2014 commercial real estate producers include Chuck Salley, Top Producer for 2014 and the Gold Level of the CCRA Circle of Excellence; Henr y Roe, Top Leasing Agent and the Gold Level of the CCRA Circle of Excellence; Woody […]

Attorneys Honored

John E. Cuttino of Gallivan, White & Boyd, P.A.has become first vice president of DRI–The Voice of the Defense Bar. Cuttino has long been involved with DRI, serving on the Board of Directors from 2009-2012, as secretarytreasurer in 2012-2013, and as second vice president in 2013-2014. He will serve as president of DRI in 2016- 2017. Cuttino joined Gallivan, White […]