2017-05-26

Roland Richard Edward Keim



Roland Richard Edward Keim passed away Friday, May 19, 2017. Roland was born in Columbia on August 13, 1934, to Richard and Louise (Kannewurf ) Keim. He married Ruth Raeber July 2, 1955. They were married 49½ years before her death in 2005. He is survived by his three sons: Thomas (Susan) Keim of Ste. Genevieve, Missouri; David (Kim) Keim […]

Columbia Chapter NSDAR honors Mary Jo and Vance Patterson with the DAR Community Service Award



On May 12, 2017, the Columbia Chapter, NSDAR (DAR), met at the Palmetto Club in Columbia, South Carolina, for its annual luncheon meeting. The speaker at the event was Mrs. Basil ( Judi) Romeo, who presented a fascinating and informative program about the founding members and early workings of the DAR. After Mrs. Romeo’s presentation, the chapter awarded the Community […]

Growing up in Forest Hills

Part 8: The Forest Hills Creek

What is there about a young boy to have at his unlimited disposal, a clear running water creek? Such an entity defies description in the minds of those less than 12 years old. Namely, boys have such an imagination to play in cold, running water, building homemade dams across them and floating oak leaf boats to fight courageous battles; to […]

Miss Fisher and Mr. Rogers exchange vows May 20, 2017



Robyn Schuyler Fisher and Kirk Patrick Rogers were married May 20, 2017, in Columbia, South Carolina, at Washington Street Methodist Church at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Patricia J. Parrish performed the double-ring ceremony. Music was provided by Mr. Louis Shirer, organist. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Edwin William Fisher of Columbia. She is the granddaughter of […]

Capital Rotary Club honors two Paul Harris Fellows



Candytuft Garden Club celebrates its 60th anniversary



Wasting food costs S.C. $160 billion each year



At the May meeting, USC Chapter, NSDAR members heard from Samantha Yager, recycling coordinator, of the solid waste division. She described the new statewide campaign designed by DHEC “Don’t waste food SC.” Discarded food accounts for 600,000 tons or 20 percent of solid waste in landfills each year. This represents $160 billion of S.C. economy or $1,500 for each S.C. […]