October 29, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

News

WWII enthusiast shares his many talents

He wears a different military uniform every week when he is teaching WWII history each Wednesday at The Shepherd More...

Blythewood natives tell their stories in a scrapbook

A local publication initiative spanning a half century has just released a new anniversary More...

H. B. Rhame Jr. receives The Order of the Palmetto

From the program honoring H. B. Rhame Jr. Service Above Self More...

Society

Tea – a time to put aside the worries of the day and focus on that which is pleasant.

The sun was shining brightly the day Pat and I left our flat in Chelsea to catch the bus to take us to tea at the Dorchester. We got off the bus near Hyde Park and took a leisurely stroll to Speaker More...

Miss Williams and Mr. Williams marry at Shandon United Methodist Church

Mary McQueen Wil-liams and Charles Oliver Williams III were married at Shandon United Methodist Church October 23, 2004 at 7 pm. The Reverend Doctor Michael L. Guffee performed the double More...

Trinity Cathedral Bazaar to be held November 13

Trinity Cathedral More...

Sports

Athletes of the Week

The Falcons lost to Chester 32 More...

Tennis

Lady Cardinals top Hammond for AAA tennis title

By Jim Seay This past Monday afternoon at Trenholm Park, the Cardinal Newman More...

Golf

Clem King and team place #16 in Buick Scramble

By Ellen Fortson The 2004 Buick Scramble National Championship turned out to be an unforgettable experience for Columbia Country Club golf pro Clem King and his team of talented amateurs. More...

On Second Thought

Letter to the editor Five Points construction is one lie after another

The picture painted by the contractors and the Five Points Association was to be a VanGogh; it has turned out to be a finger painting done by a five More...

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Cox It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation. Why can we still ridicule rednecks?

Traveling Highway 21 between Orangeburg and Yemassee last week, I noticed laundry draped over a chain link fence around someone More...

It is freedom, not the right to vote, that makes America great

Every election day politicians, intellectuals, and activists propagate a seemingly patriotic but utterly un More...

Business

Business Briefs

Fear of flying finances

The airline ATA filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday, and Delta came closer to a cost-cutting agreement with its pilots, possibly avoiding bankruptcy. More...

The Fair Tax: a primer

Lesson Six: Will Fair Tax burden the middle class?

By abolishing the IRS and the Tax Code, the Fair Tax will benefit middle class Americans. All personal and corporate income taxes will end. More...

Education

Students compete nationwide

Students in grades five

Discovery Communications, Inc., nominated 50 of the Midlands finest to compete in the 2004 Discovery Channel Young Scientist Challenge (DCYSC). As the nation More...

Foundation holds inaugural Hall of Fame gala

The Partners in Education Foundation will hold its first Richland One Hall of Fame Induction November 13

The Partners In Education Foundation will present the inaugural Richland One Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony Gala Saturday, November 13, at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, 1101 Lincoln St. More...

Midlands Technical College inducts students into National Technical Honor Society

Midlands Technical College recently inducted 10 new members into the National Technical Honor Society at the college More...

Travel

Adventure Travel

Part 13: On the trail to Sanya Pauli

The African Slave Trail Soon after lunch in Bakoro, the Slave Trail Expedition team reached a sign that read, More...

Photo

Full Story

Beauty in the Backyard

OKLAHOMA!

will celebrate 50 years in the Dreher High School auditorium

The musical classic, OKLAHOMA! will be presented by the Dreher High School Three More...

The Foreigner

returns to Town Theatre

British reserve will collide with Southern hospitality when Larry Shue More...

The original mystery plant

Dr. John Nelson Each week The Columbia Star More...