Editorials


Columbia makes progress

Monday’s vote in Columbia was as much  of a referendum on whether the city is willing to try new things to offset its decline in population as it was on a tourism.

And the voters spoke clearly with 76 percent in favor of the 3 percent levy on sales at restaurants and hotels.






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Tiger is reborn

Until now the greatest comeback in golf history has universally been considered to be that of Ben Hogan, who suffered life-threatening injuries when he threw himself in front of his wife during a 1949 car crash.



Progress on downtown flooding

Persistent flooding problems have been more than a minor inconvenience in downtown Columbia. They forced cancellation of Freedom Fest, which had drawn huge crowds, before the fireworks show last summer. And then in December water got into multiple Main Street shops when heavy rains fell.


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Sports

The legend of Columbia Academy slugger Slade Wilks continues to grow with the rising senior named... READ MORE

Public Notices

Editor’s Note: Information printed in the “Fire Report” comes via the responding department(s).... READ MORE