Columbia Public Schools open Monday

Columbia Public Schools will be in session Monday, the district announced Sunday evening. Buses will use snow routes.

Clinch case highlights use of orders of protection

The Bohannon-Clinch story illustrates that in some cases the evidence for an order of protection amounts to one person’s word against another.

Green Christmas: Make gifts

To stave off stir-craziness and come out with some presents to boot, try creating some of your holiday gifts at home.

Winemakers hope to turn hobby into full-time job

After years of trying to figure out what to do with the abundant crops from the 100-year-old orchard on their land, Roger and Janie Harmon decided to experiment with pear wine in 1999.

Meeting set to discuss rise in crime rates

The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church.

BOONE LIFE: A party for a princess for a day

Wearing gold sparkle eye shadow, a pink dress with swirls and a rhinestone-studded princess crown, Ashton Hall is having her shining moment.

Shots fired around 2 a.m. at Nifong Breaktime, police say

Columbia police are investigating shots fired early Sunday morning in a convenience store parking lot.

Kosovo’s future still uncertain

No settlement has been reached between the Albanians and Serbs, but it seems clear that neither side wants a renewal of violence.