February 4, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Columbia commemorates February 1865

An event commemorating the 140th anniversary of General Sherman More...

News

Comptroller general presents Palmetto Patriot Award

Comptroller General, Richard Eckstrom, presented the prestigious Palmetto Patriot Award to Sheila Klausner, a certified physical therapist with HealthSouth. More...

Five Points is alive and open for business

Five Points is alive and well despite the on More...

Collective Soul

and Drive By Truckers headline St. Pat

For 23 years, St. Patrick More...

Education

Carolina Talespinner delights students at Round Top

Storytelling is an art form that has been an important communication tool for many cultures for thousands of years. Thom Bristow, known as the Carolina Talespinner, has been a professional storyteller for over 16 years. More...

Richland One and Two boasts Palmetto Awards

In 1998, the Education Accountability Act was created in an effort to improve academic achievement across the state. More...

Movers and Shakers

LeTourneau University awarded Patrick Pollock More...

Sports

Athletes of the Week

AC Flora Boys - (9 More...

Cardinals ride crest into stretch run

The Cardinal Newman boys and girls basketball teams are running stride for stride in something of a battle of pride for the SC Independent Schools in Forest Acres. Both entered this week with 15 More...

Events

Around the town

Art The Columbia College Art Department Chair Stephen Nevitt will exhibit a one More...

Travel

Warner M. Montgomery’s

Adventure Travel The Dabompa School

Part Two: A plan for improvement Linda (my wife), Jim Fisher, and I decided to help the Dabompa School. Knowing how things work in the Third World, we decided not to just send money. More...

Suicide bombers should give us new ideas about peace in the Middle East

Part One: What makes a suicide bomber?

Suicide bombers in the Middle East are changing the terms of reference for civil and military conflict. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE of Unclaimed Vehicles/ Public Sale More...

Notice to Creditors

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...

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There’s hope for the lights on the Gervais Street Bridge

Over a year ago it was lights out for the Gervais Street bridge, plunging drivers and pedestrians into a dark trip across the river. More...

City slows Copie Kwik

Chris Raines, owner of Copie Kwik at the corner of Sumter Street and Richland Street, is in direct competition with Print House Plus also on Sumter Street at the corner with Laurel Street. More...

On Second Thought

Photo

The public speaks Money is not the problem, parents are

Let me be the first to recognize our friends at the editorial page of More...

The Fair Tax is family friendly

The answer to true reform, fairness, and simplification that meets President Bush More...

Want to reform Social Security? Stop spending.

Social Security reform promises to be the biggest domestic issue this year in Washington, but most of the proposals are nothing more than flim More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meeting • February 1 • 6 pm

Roll Call Members present were Anthony Mizzell, Joyce Dickerson, Valerie Hutchinson, Damon Jeter, Paul Livingston, Joseph McEachern, Michael Montgomery, Bernice Scott, and Kit Smith. Greg Pearce and Doris Corley were absent. More...

Business

Business Briefs

By John Temple Ligon Hear that wine? The French make 57 Bordeaux More...

There’s hope for the lights on the Gervais Street Bridge

The firm and SCDOT could design a new wiring system to replace the rusted clump of wires but not without attaching an external conduit system to the bridge that would require the approval of the SC State Historic Preservation Office. More...

No. 4: Get the minibottle out and get free–pour in

The top ten priorities for the City of Columbia

Commentary by John Temple Ligon Don More...

Society

Miss Williams and Mr. Bruner plan wedding for May 28, 2005

Mr. and Mrs. David Harrison Williams of High Point, North Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Caitlin Skerrett Williams and Benjamin Clement Bruner of Columbia, SC. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Grace Hagler Simon Jr. More...

Columbia Newcomers Club welcomes women

Anna Holm, Cindy Doster, Debbie Wiser, and Jan Horvath More...

Docent takes members of Columbia Shepherd Center back in time

Dressed in a 19th century outfit she designed and made, Jewel Young recently took members of the Columbia Shepherd More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The original mystery plant

Thorns on this tree can be found up and down the trunk and potently arming the branches. These stickers really mean business, sometimes up to five inches long, needle More...

Artists donate bowls to help fight hunger

The fiber coiled and stitched vessels that fiber artist Susan Dingman contributed to Harvest Hope Food Bank More...