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Monday, May 13, 2013
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The group will gather to read the Mother's Bill of Rights.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America will host a gun legislation rally at the statehouse on Mother’s Day, a press release stated. Moms, supporters and victims of gun violence will meet in front of the statehouse at 10 a.m. on Sunday, the release stated. Participants will then circle the statehouse before reading the Mother's Bill of Rights and honoring those participants who have lost someone to gun violence. Read the Mother's Bill of Rights HERE. Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America was created to build support for common-sense gun legislation, the release stated. Moms Demand Action is also encouraging moms to create eight paper flowers on behalf of the eight children shot and killed in America every day, the release stated…
Monday, April 29, 2013
De'Bron Aldrick Harrison was attacked at a party in Greenville a week earlier.
De'Bron Aldrick Harrison, 20, has died after being attacked at a girl's 16th birthday party in Greenville, WIS reports. Read more HERE. Harrison died from a blunt force trauma to the head and was hospitalized for more than a week.
Friday, April 12, 2013
The four allegedly robbed four men in a two-day span.
Quatavious Bernard Bivens, Lakerio Vashun Lott, Christopher Antwan Morgan and Tyrone Lamar Weeks were arrested and charged with robbery and kidnapping stemming from four incidents on April 1 and 2. The first incident occured on April 1 on Oak Street. A male told police that three black males were following him on foot as he walked alone. They then pointed a gun at him and demanded money, according to a press release. When he told them he didn’t have any, he said they pointed a gun at his head and searched his pockets. The suspects allegedly stole several cans of beer before running away. Shortly after that incident, another male told police that he was robbed after withdrawing money from an ATM on Harden Street. He was then beaten with …
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Police are looking for a man who they say abducted a woman Tuesday.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Let Patch do the work and make sure you don't miss any deadlines!
Have you registered for summer camp yet? Fear not, Patch has you covered on the upcoming deadlines for some of the most popular camps. Riverbanks Zoo is taking applications for their varied summer camps beginning June 10. Space is limited, so get those applications in early. Apply here for Riverbanks summer camps. Registration is also open for Columbia Museum of Art summer camps. See the full list of art camps here. The Richland County Recreation Commission ACT Cheer Camp requires a $30 non-refundable deposit to secure your child's spot. The remaining fee, $100, is due before camp starts on July 22. Register for other Recreation Commission summer camps here. Spots are filling up quickly for Hank Haney Jr. Golf Camp. Register online …
Saturday, March 23, 2013
A city-wide effort to conserve energy starts Saturday night.
Columbia residents are being asked to dim their lights at 8:30 p.m. Saturday night in an international effort to conserve energy, The State reports. For one hour, residents are asked to dim non-essential lights. Read more here.
These Columbia natives are making a name for themselves at colleges and universities across the country.
Lindsey Gollach and Samantha Scott were both named to the Dean's List at Coker College for the fall semester. Both earned a 3.75 or higher grade point average on a 4.0 scale. Miriam Jackson, a student at USC Upstate, was inducted to The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi. Congrats to these students!
Friday, March 22, 2013
Think you have a better one? Tell us in the comments.
Patch saw this prom invitation on Forest Drive Friday afternoon. Adorable, right? If you've seen a better one, be sure to tell us in the comments and upload a photo.
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Estate Sale When: Friday to Sunday Where: 10 Ashley Place Court What they're selling: antiques, vintage items, newer furnishing, crystal, china, pottery and tons of decorator nick nacks Estate Sale When: Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Where: 4601 Winthrop Ave. What they're selling: furnishings, kitchen wares, washer and dryer, small appliances, clothes, decor, linens, patio furniture.