Is Your Car Ready for Winter?

Is Your Car Ready for Winter? By David Bergeron, Comm. Comm Here are a few hints to make sure your car is ready to keep going and keep you safe in the cold weather. First: the thing that many people forget about is tire pressure.  As the weather gets colder, pressure goes down. Most tire […]

Holiday Eatings!

Holiday Eatings! By Renee Cabaup and the Communications Committee It’s the holiday season! Time to rejoice, spend time with family and friends, exchange gifts, catch up on each other’s lives, and eat! Feasting has always been an important part of any holiday, and almost everyone has favorite dishes that grace their holiday table. We at […]

Digital Kids: How to Click With Young Techies

Digital Kids How to Click With Young Techies By Ronica O’Hara from NaturalAwakenings September 2019 Many Silicon Valley executives that design devices and apps have put their own children in tech-free Waldorf schools, reports The New York Times; even Bill Gates and Steve Jobs strictly limited their kids’ screen time. They know firsthand what many […]

Halloween in the CHP

Happy Halloween! Neighborhood Halloween Tips By Renée Cabaup, Comm. Comm. In just a couple of days, the streets of CHP will be filled with ghosts and gremlins, princesses and pirates, and a wide variety of superheroes and video game characters. Halloween is upon us again, and the quiet streets of our neighborhood will come alive […]

Back to School: Neighborhood Bus Stop Safety Tips

Back to School: Neighborhood Bus Stop Safety Tips By Renée Cabaup, Comm. Comm. In a few days, hundreds of kids of all ages in the neighborhood will be heading back to school.  During the rush to fill out all the school paperwork, amass all the necessary supplies, and find the perfect backpack, parents and students […]

Southern Favorite Potluck Recipes

Southern Favorite Potluck Recipes Intro By Cynthia Giles *Comm Comm   To me, summer means gathering with friends and family near the lake, river or a pool and enjoying the day. Yet, one thing I have learned since I moved to Columbia, is that no gathering is complete without a large spread of food to […]

Living In A Forest

Living In A Forest   In our neighborhood of over 700 homes, we have a very diverse group of residents, but did you know you have many more neighbors than pay HOA dues? No, I am not ranting about delinquent homeowners, but calling attention to our furry friends calling our backyards home. You see, we […]

Let’s Be Careful Out There

Let’s be Careful Out There By David Bergeron Comm Comm In a close, comfortable and safe neighborhood such as ours, it’s wonderful that we can walk on sidewalks, bike on roads and paths, and that the pool, clubhouse and our neighbors are all close enough to get to by golf cart. Golf carts are convenient […]

Spring Camp Options 2019

Spring Camp Options 2019 Compiled and Edited by Tammy Hartford and Renée Cabaup, Comm. Comm Lexington-Richland District 5 schools will be closed for Spring Break April 15-19th.  There are lots of fun things to do if you’ll be home with your children, but what if you have to work and need child care?  Here are […]

Anyone seen my cat / Who’s cat is this?

Anyone seen my cat / Who’s cat is this? By Eric Nagy Comm Comm First off, let me preface this by saying I am an ANIMAL LOVER!  I have had many pets through my lifetime, including dogs, cats, snakes, iguana, rats, fish, and probably some others I have left off that list.  All of my […]