Columbia Parking Services has announced a new cashless payment method – ParkHub. Parking Services will migrate to this process for all paid parking events. A service fee will apply to all transactions. For more information on parking in the City of Columbia and to view all of the parking facilities,Continue Reading

A Vietnam War Biography by Col. William P. Collier Jr., U.S. Army (Retired) BOOK REVIEW by W. Thomas Smith Jr. THERE ARE MEN WHO ARE SAID TO BE GREAT, though most of those “said to be great” are only penultimately exceptional. Then there are truly great men in the purestContinue Reading

A Vietnam War Biography by Col. William P. Collier Jr., U.S. Army (Retired) BOOK REVIEW by W. Thomas Smith Jr. THERE ARE MEN WHO ARE SAID TO BE GREAT, though most of those “said to be great” are only penultimately exceptional. Then there are truly great men in the purestContinue Reading

Since November 1, Rapid Shelter Columbia has been in full operation. In addition to the overflow center to shelter people from colder weather, 50 individual pallet units were built to provide temporary housing for the chronically unsheltered. As of today, all of the 50 pallets designated for homeless individuals areContinue Reading

In response to the evolving addiction crisis that is impacting communities throughout South Carolina, South Carolina Department of Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse Services (DAODAS) Director Sara Goldsby and Governor Henry McMaster has announced a new partnership involving the state’s three research universities that will improve the state’s ability toContinue Reading

Poets have always been moved by nature to compose verse; the cherry blossom is a perfect muse, given its beauty and transience. The Irmo Cherry Blossom Festival invites artists to compose a traditional haiku based upon the cherry blossom: the beauty of the buds, the flowers, the trees, and the newContinue Reading

Don’t want to read? Just click the button for the video What do they have in common? Cybersecurity is like the offensive linemen protecting the quarterback. They protect him play after play and do not get any recognition, but if they let one defender get past them, they are veryContinue Reading