Neighborhood Vs. Community

Neighborhood Vs. Community By Trina Winde CHP Resident As I’ve gotten older my perceptions have shifted and changed.  I guess that is part of living all of life’s beautiful ups and downs. I see more gray area now.  In my job as a Realtor though, it can be a bit more black and white at […]

What’s In a Name

What’s In A Name? By : Renée Cabaup, 2019   Communications Committee When I moved to Chestnut Hill Plantation from New England four years ago, I was intrigued by the name of our community.  As a history buff, I wondered:  were we built on a site known for an abundance of chestnut trees?  Was there a […]

Have the “Tech Talk” With Your Teens

Rethink Cyber Safety Rules and the “Tech Talk” with Your Teens This information is from StaySafeOnline.Org   Teens connect to the online world much differently than their parents do – thanks in part to our rapidly advancing technologies. Today more than ever, teens lead complex online lives and are faced with real-world problems online. In […]

Yummy Breakfast Recipes to Warm You Up!

Yummy breakfast recipes to warm you up! By Cynthia Giles Communication Committee   It has been so cold and wet recently, making Lost Creek the center of attention for most of us. But while most of us are ready for summer, I love the cold, rainy season because the food is SO MUCH BETTER! Hot, […]

Election Time is Near

Election time is near (again)! “Decisions are made by those who show up.” Tuesday November 6 is your next opportunity to have your voice heard. Statewide seats are on the ballot, including Governor, Attorney General, and School Superintendent, among others. We need to choose local representatives as well; our US House district, our representative in […]

Back to School

It’s that time of year that kids dread and parents celebrate BACK TO SCHOOL!! Here are a few things that you can do to make the transition from summer time fun to returning to school a little less challenging: *Start sending your child to bed 5-10 minutes earlier every night starting NOW, before school starts. […]

ATT Fiber Coming To the Hood

AT&T Fiber is Coming to the Hood But that means they will be doing some work in our area for few weeks. Here is what they have sent us so far.   Important To Note: Before you blow up the UNOFFICIAL Facebook Page with questions about cost, speed and if your yard will be dug […]

Garbage & Recycling

Garbage Collection Curbside roll cart collection is provided to residential and small commercial locations. City of Columbia ordinance requires that roll carts be removed from the curb no later than 7:30 p.m. on the day of collection. Roll carts are serviced weekly and are to be used for household garbage only. Yard trimmings and bulk […]

Every Vote Counts

Decisions are made by those who show up The 2018 Primary is June 12th. Make your voice heard! Do a little research, find the candidate who most represents your views, and show up! The candidates are listed on the sample ballots below. We vote at Oak Point Elementary. Go out the back entrance, turn right […]