Before he was coming down chimneys, adorned in his iconic red suit and black boots to deliver toys to all of the deserving children, St. Nicholas was known as the “protector of children and sailors.”
It’s not uncommon to see Lt. Frieda Wyatt talking to a group of curious children about her job.
What do an 18th century microscope, an Edison cylinder phonograph from 1905, an early De Forest radio, early IBM Apple computers, computer chips and all types of clocks have in common?
This past August, West Columbia resident James Miller was gearing up for his own election.
South Carolina is steeped in Revolutionary War and Civil War history. However, a rich and distinct history existed for hundreds, even thousands of years before these relatively young historical events became significant.
“Should I use this fabric? What do you think about this button here?” Melanie Pompy, manager of the 1,800-square-foot Store of HOPE on Broad River Road, visits students in their classrooms at least once a week.
Falconry is an art. It requires copious time, an all-consuming devotion and a gentle yet determined skill.
For the boy who grew up a few blocks off of Trenholm Road — the one who, at age 4, told his mom he wanted to be a race car driver — it was a perfect day.
“I believe I may without vanity say that there are few women that could have so far conquered [these difficulties] as I have done.” — Peggy Shippen Arnold
Columbia is filled with unsung heroes — everyday people having enormous impacts on the lives of others.