Archive of: Featured Articles



A Sanctuary in the City May 2016

A Sanctuary in the City

Beth Williams has more than a garden, more than a backyard even. She has a sweeping oasis hidden in the middle of Columbia’s Forest Acres.

The Timber Industry May 2016

The Timber Industry

South Carolina’s most valuable agricultural crop isn’t baled, spun into fabric or served up with a pat of butter.

Moving to the Music May 2016

Moving to the Music

What do two public schools, a private school and an Episcopal cathedral all have in common? The answer is vibrant vocal programs whose passionate leaders are taking them remarkable places.

About Face April 2016

About Face

As a second lieutenant, Maj. Gen. Roger L. Cloutier, Jr., commanding general of the United States Army Training Center and Fort Jackson, was deployed early in his career to Operation Just Cause in Panama in 1989.

Mending a Broken Heart April 2016

Mending a Broken Heart

Dave, an avid cyclist, decided to take a 20-mile bike ride through Fort Jackson before watching the Carolina-Georgia game that afternoon with his family, but just four miles into his workout, Dave felt “tired and out of gas.”

Inspired Design  April 2016

Inspired Design

When Runaway Runway 2016 takes over the Columbia Museum of Art on April 2, more than 35 designers will be vying for the show’s top design award.

A Punch of Pulp March 2016

A Punch of Pulp

Early spring can be very frustrating for avid gardeners. The skies are blue, yet the temperatures are usually too cold to begin planting spring and summer annuals.

Perfect Pitch or Foul Ball? March 2016

Perfect Pitch or Foul Ball?

Those opposed to Columbia’s new minor league baseball stadium believe its proponents possess a pie-in-the-sky, “if you build it, they will come” perspective.

Globe Trotting March 2016

Globe Trotting

If “someday” is what crosses your mind when friends’ photos of their trips to exotic isles in the South Pacific, storybook European villages or ancient sites like Machu Picchu appear on Facebook, you’re not alone.

Grace in the Midst of Spina Bifida January/February 2016

Grace in the Midst of Spina Bifida

It was a cold, rainy day when Grace was born on Dec. 22, 2014.

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