A.C. Moore Elementary School hosts Career Day

On Friday, November 4, A.C. Moore Elementary School hosted Career Day. Festivities began with a “Dress for Success” parade, in which the students dressed in outfits appropriate for what they wanted to be when they grow up. Later, a wide variety of area professionals shared their time and talents with students, allowing the eager and attentive young people to make […]

Celebrating Veterans

Veterans Day Parade The City of Columbia’s 44th Annual Veterans Day Parade will be held, Friday, November 11. The Veterans Day Parade, known as one of the Southeast’s largest Veterans Day parades, will begin at 11 a.m. from the intersection of Sumter and Laurel streets, and travel southbound on Sumter Street ending at Pendleton Street near the State House. This […]

Parade of World Flags opens CIU’s 100th Anniversary

Flags representing 160 nations were on parade at the entrance to the Columbia International University campus on Monticello Road November 2 for the ceremonial opening of CIU’s Future of Global Mission Conference. CIU has 24,000 alumni serving in the 160 nations. The sound of bagpipes, CIU students, alumni, faculty, and staff marched the flags down International Boulevard, the entrance to […]

Under the Tuscan Spell— The Way to Rome

Originally published November4, 2005

Sadly, we left the beautiful sites, interesting history, elegant wine, and delicious food of Tuscany. At the ancient entrance to Rome, our bus pulled into Il Borgo di Tragliata. Sitting high on an outcropping of tufa was a villa that dated to the Roman Era. In the third century it was one of many “suburban” agricultural settlements surrounding Greater Rome […]

Election Day

Voting went smoothly Tuesday at Wildewood Precinct ’s St . John Neumann Church on Polo Road with the help of precinct worker Michael Davis.


Newton Myvett has been named campus president at Fortis College in Columbia. Donald H. Burkett, CPA has been recognized for his leadership and efforts to advance the accounting profession as the recipient of the 2022 William H. Van Rensselaer Public Service Award. Kavitha Paramanathan, MD has joined Lexington Medical Center’s network of care at Lexington Medical Cancer Center. Ashley M. […]


Haynsworth Sinkler Boyd has been named a top-tier firm by U. S. News – Best Lawyers ® in its 2023 “Best Law Firms” rankings. Robinson Gray has been honored in 22 practice areas in the 2023 edition of “Best Law Firms,” a U.S. News/Best Lawyers ® publication. This year, Best Lawyers included 20 Robinson Gray attorneys: Grady Beard, Kevin Bell, […]


NAI Columbia’s Tom Milliken, Tombo Milliken, and Nelson Weston successfully closed out October with the sale of three properties off Garners Ferry Road. The land team represented Arnold Family Farms in selling two properties located off Garners Ferry Road and Arnold Road in Eastover. The first property is a 58.56-acre tract sold for $424,560 and the second is a 128.12-acre […]

Capital City/Lake Murray Country unveils Lake Murray destination landmark

It has taken countless years and significant effort by community stakeholders to bring the Lake Murray Destination Landmark to life. “For many years, Capital City/ Lake Murray Country (CCLMC) Regional Tourism Board has worked on an iconic way to welcome the 1.5 million+ visitors to this region each year. Many are agreeing with us, this new Destination Landmark will provide […]


All-day brunch restaurant Ruby Sunshine plans to open in Five Points in summer 2023.