October 18, 2018

Columbia — The 27th annual Scuppernong River Festival on Saturday was a day jam-packed with activities and events that ended with fireworks over the river and a night-time concert.

The day began with a parade and the chance to see a Periauger, an 18th century replica work boat, with costumed…

Happy Birthday times three

October 18, 2018

COLUMBIA – Happy Birthday Columbia!

A trio of birthday celebrations took place Friday night at the Columbia Theatre Museum.

Town celebrated its 225th anniversary while it was also the 25th anniversary of Partnership for the Sounds and the 20th anniversary for the Columbia Theatre Museum.


Getting older, and I'm OK with that

October 18, 2018

I turned 55 last Saturday and I didn’t really feel any older than I did the day before.

I say that only because it’s something people say. I’ve never really understood the point of declaring that one does not feel significantly older as the result of a particular birthday.


Will latest version of 'Halloween' be the last? Don't bet on it

October 18, 2018

Can it be true? That this is the last “Halloween” slasher film we’ll ever see?

I’m betting against that.

There have been 11 films in the series, the first being 1978’s “Halloween” — co-written, scored, and directed by John Carpenter. It marked the…