December 10, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Christmas takes a step back in time at Kensington Mansion

A visit to Kensington Mansion is a Christmas invitation into the past. It is a trip back in time to the Christmas season of the 1890s, to a bygone era in the Victorian days. More...

Tartan TV comes to Columbia

Planners of TartanFest 2005 learned last week that new public television programming heralding Scotland will begin early next year. This will help event organizers promote the April 9 festivities at the SC State Museum. More...

Lower Richland Ruritan Club names Mother of the Year

The Lower Richland Ruritan Club held their annual Mother of the Year dinner and a candle light ceremony for past deceased Lower Richland Mothers at their monthly meeting in November. The new Mother of the Year for 2004 is Helen Truluck. More...

Education

Dreher’s Drill Team wins citywide competition

Third row: Dodds, Phillips, Cunningham, Dickinson, Jones, Campbell, Ruun. Second row: Miller, Drayton, Sexton, Bethea, Crabtree, Mothena, Dowd, Manning, Blanding. Front row: Graham, Jackson, Branon, Roach, McClinton, Nance, Gentry, Stewart More...

Falcons win championship

The 2004 Pee Wee Team wins the championship. Coaches are Tyrone Ball, Freddie Thomas, and Rodriguez Fields. More...

Artist paints murals at E. L. Wright Middle School

By Ellen Fortson E. L. Wright Middle School, always has students shuffling up and down the steps of the massive staircase. More...

Events

Around the Town

Dance The Celestial Stars Performing Arts Children More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) or other properly are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-1510 SC Law as Amended, an More...

Public Notices

N OTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their clai More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that R.A. of Cola., LLC intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Beer, Wine and Liquor at 700 A Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201. More...

Principal challenges Richland One

Part 1: Wachter challenges Sello

Rosewood Elementary School principal, Dr. Ted Wachter, got his day in court after three years of grieving and appealing to save his reputation from the tongue and pen of Richland One Area Superintendent Dr. Jake Sello. More...

On Second Thought

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Maddock Thirty–something speaks What makes a man a man?

What makes a man a man? Is it commitment to family? Is it an extraordinary work ethic or success in business? Or is it a variety of strange smells and lots of inappropriate scratching? Is it the ability to belch the entire alphabet or produce low More...

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Cox It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation. Coaches are broken records

I pulled into a parking spot at my doctor More...

Government / Neighborhood

John Temple Ligon’s City Council Notebook Columbia City Council meetings • December 8 • 9am

Roll call City council convened for its work session at 8:30 am Wednesday morning. The meeting was on the seventh floor of Washington Square, the city More...

Richland County Council

Doris Corley , 932-2203, District One Thelma M. Tillis More...

Business

Business briefs

December 7 lives in Milan After three years of renovations, Milan More...

The Fair Tax: a primer

Lesson 12: What about tax evasion?

By Warner M. Montgomery Under the current Tax Code, the IRS spends much of its time chasing tax evaders. It is estimated that up to 22% of income taxes are evaded, ie, not legally paid. There is another $60 billion in non More...

Society

Obituaries

NOTICE Wesley Giles Jr. Wesley Giles, Jr., 62, of Columbia, died Monday, December 06, 2004. Plans will be announced by Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. More...

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

Most of us like to entertain in our homes at least once during the holiday season. For a change from the holiday cocktail party, and to introduce friends to tea, consider hosting a holiday tea party. More...

Bowling for Zonta scores a strike

Zonta, a world More...