Looking for a shady sanctuary on a hot summer day? On Friday, July 1, you can visit the forest without leaving downtown Columbia. The place is Tapp’s Art Center and the woods come courtesy of Dave Robbins’ 24-painting exhibit entitled The Pace of Nature. And while the paintings do a wonderful job of transporting viewers out of the gallery, Robbins, who is a landscape designer and horticulturist by trade, gave that transcendent quality a boost by filling the space with foraged branches and vines and moss. The result is a tiny private wood, hung with paintings of trees, branches, thickets and leafy boughs.
On June 27, 1996, Donnie Tollison left his 50 head of cattle grazing in and near the Reedy River and his 25-30 goats in a hayfield and left for work. About 10:30 that morning, he got a call. He was needed at home.
Show your appreciation for the military and celebrate the Fourth of July at EdVenture Children’s Museum. Free admission to all military and their families and free lunch for all military dependents age 12 and under.
We talked with Rachel Wyatt, the newly crowned Miss South Carolina, about what she was thinking moments before the winning announcement, how she plans to use her platform and why she decided not to celebrate this win with a “Tebow.”
Bluegrass music legend Dr. Ralph Stanley passed away Thursday night. Stanley, who with his brother Carter formed The Stanley Brothers and The Clinch Mountain Boys in 1946, was a regular performer at Bill’s Music Shop & Pickin Parlor in West Columbia. Willie Wells, owner of Bill’s, remembers the banjo great.
In a forest in Lithuania where 100,000 people were murdered during the Holocaust, there had long been the story of an escape tunnel, dug by 80 prisoners over 76 nights. But despite attempts to find it over the years, the exact location and trajectory of the tunnel remained unknown.
PITTSBURGH - When retired judge Robert Colville and his wife, Janet, became empty-nesters in the mid-1980s and downsized to a townhouse, they also decided to buy a second home outside the city that was big enough to accommodate large family gatherings.
The 2015-2016 school year is over. Without nine periods of school work and loads of extracurriculars cramping your schedule, you will have sinful amounts of time on your hands. What will you spend your precious summer months doing? The possibilities are endless! Trips to the beach, hours laying out at the pool, bonfires, ice cream dates... and some quality summer TV.
Tiffany Gholar's new novel "A Bitter Pill to Swallow" starts off with a young guy named Devante. His parents aren't on good terms with their marriage. Devante is feeling depressed after the death of his friend and he attempts to commit suicide, which lands him in a mental institution. Male individuals can relate to Devante by seeing how he blocks out his personal issues and doesn't cope with them.
A 300-foot long crape myrtle allee is a sight to behold especially when it is in full bloom as it happens to be right now. While the visitors are shocked, if not mesmerized by the amount of blooming color, they are equally stunned to know we don't prune. You see, most gardeners think that pruning gives you more flower canopy, but it simply isn't so.
There's something incredibly engaging and fascinating about Rubik's Cube and other similar puzzles, which explains why they're so popular. This week, we had a lot of fun trying to solve five really unique cube-type puzzles (none of which is a Rubik's). But because kids are often better at these things than adults, we got some assistance - and insights - from Jonathan Amir, a true puzzle-solving master.