All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of Richland County, the address of which is P.O. Box 192, Columbia, SC 29202, on or before the date that is eight […]

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Businesses pitch in With a $1 million donation from the BlueCross, BlueShield Foundation of South Carolina, the flood relief efforts from business totals more than $2.5 million in money and supplies. Other companies who are contributing money, supplies, or services to the relief effort include Wells Fargo, Boeing Co., Duke Energy, Publix Super Markets Charities, TD Bank, SunTrust Foundation, South […]

Volunteers needed to help with debris removal

The United Way of South Carolina is asking for volunteers across the state who can help victims clean debris from their flood-stricken homes and sort the debris at the curb. United Way requests that volunteers register here: getconnected.uwasc.org/drm “What we’ve seen over the last week is the very best in so many people across our state— neighbors helping neighbors is […]

Website matches services with victims of flooding

University of South Carolina business professor Hildy Teegen is repurposing her new website to facilitate free matching of goods, services, and temporary shelter with victims of South Carolina flooding. The site was originally conceived to help “supporters of non-profit organizations to donate and buy goods, services, and rental property and designate their worthy causes to receive the cash proceeds,” Teegen […]

T-Shirts to help S.C. flood victims

The founder of a Columbia, S.C. based jewelry line, The Heart Knot (www.theheartknot.com), has found another way to heal the hearts of those around her state. Her latest design has shifted from a golden, heart necklace into a cotton, white t-shirt with a beating, red Heart Knot shining the words TIED STRONG underneath. Her hope is that the Heart Knot […]

Ode to my Father

Conclusion: Called to Fort Jackson

(Note: This series is from my father’s memoirs I found long after his death.) In April 1943, I was called to report to Fort Jackson for my physical. [Note: Beginning December 1, 1942, all males between 18 and 65 were required to register for the draft.] I met a truck in the 1300 block of Washington Street with all others […]


Local high school teams help after floods

Football was not among the priorities facing the Forest Acres community in the aftermath of the terrible floods following the endless rainfall October 3-4. That point was not lost on A.C. Flora football coach Reggie Shaw as his team jumped in to help in any way it could. “Any time there is an opportunity to serve, its an opportunity to […]

War Eagles ruin Cardinal finale

McKenzie Taylor had 12 kills, and Ariel Atwood and Jordan Lang had 10 kills each as the Gray Collegiate War Eagles came to Forest Drive and defeated the Cardinal Newman Cardinals in five sets, 25- 15, 20-25, 14-25, 25-18, 18- 16, dampening the spirits of the crowd who showed up to pay respects to the old gymnasium that was hosting […]

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