Attorneys Honored

Chadwick S. Devlin has joined Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough LLP in the Columbia office as an associate where he focuses his practice in the areas of commercial, appellate, consumer, and employment litigation. Devlin previously served as a judicial law clerk for the Honorable Alison Renee Lee of the Fifth Judicial Circuit and also has been a judicial intern for […]

Lady Blue Devils work to improve on the court

Dreher High School girls’ tennis coach David Kleinfelder hopes daily improvement will help his experienced group as it enters the 2016 season. Grace Stricklin, Isabel Montague, Tymia Boles, Evie Dillard, and Isabel Cook return for the Lady Blue Devils. Kleinfelder will look to newcomer Julia Rayfield and second-year players Rachel Evatt, Abigail Lacy, and Elizabeth Rambo to make an impact […]

Falcons, Skyhawks offer preview of potential postseason matchup

Fans of Ben Lippen and Hammond will be treated to one of the most anticipated matchups of the SCISA football season when the Falcons and Skyhawks clash at Ben Lippen Friday, September 9. Both teams enter the game undefeated, Ben Lippen 3-0 and Hammond 2- 0. “I think it’s good for both of us. I think it gives us a […]

Salters leads Dreher past War Eagles

Find more pics from the game here.To say Dreher’s Anthony Salters had quite a night against the visiting Gray Collegiate War Eagles Saturday, September 3 would be quite an understatement. The Blue Devil senior accounted for four of Dreher’s five touchdowns in a 38-14 victory. Salters had a seven-yard touchdown run. He also had a 50-yard touchdown pass, but most […]

Advertisement for vacancies on various boards and commissions

The City of Columbia is accepting applications to fill several vacancies on the following boards and commissions. Bicycle Pedestrian Advisory Committee (BPAC) Seeking several applicants for reappointment/ appointment. The purpose of BPAC is to advise the mayor and Columbia City Council members, the City of Columbia transportation planning staff; community organizations; and partners on bicycling and pedestrian issues facing the […]

Lexington 2 school receives gift of Amazon proportions

The teachers at Claude A. Taylor Elementary School in Cayce needed supplies. A neighbor with a million-square-feet of inventory heard the call. The large Amazon facility, that is only a couple of miles from the school, awarded the school with 52 boxes filled with essentials, a box for each Taylor teacher. George Schultz, director of operations of the local Amazon […]

Real Estate

NAI Avant senior brokers Cam Kreps; Paul Hartley, SIOR;and Roger Winn, SIOR; recently facilitated the ±1.865 acre land sale located at 1511 Huger Street in Columbia. The property is situated at the corner of Huger Street and Hampton Street, a major artery in and out of downtown Columbia. Kreps, Hartley, and Winn represented the seller, Huger Street II LLC. The […]

Solar panels being built at Dorn Hospital and USC Medical School Complex

The Veterans Administration is about five weeks from finishing a $6 million solar farm to generate electricity for the 204-bed Dorn VA Hospital on the Sumter Highway. The current will come from solar panels arrayed at the top of elevated structural canopies that cover 389 parking spaces at the rear of the Dorn Hospital and University of South Carolina Medical […]


•ART Riverfront Park’s Art Along the Trail showcase will be held Saturday, October 8, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., 4122 River Drive. 803-545-3093. The Goodall Gallery at Columbia College will kick off its 2016- 17 season with “Critical Materiality” featuring clay works by three S.C. women artists: Mary Carlisle, Glenda Guion and Ashley Welsh. The exhibit runs through Sunday, October […]

Mansfield Plantation

Part 1: Wilbur Smith Connections

When Linda and I decided our French “son” Martin should experience a Southern plantation in his “conquest” of America, we took him to Mansfield Plantation in Georgetown County. It was a very familiar place to me since it was once owned by Wilbur Smith. When I was a student at USC, I had the pleasure of escorting Sally Smith to […]