February 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Lake Murray Dam becomes Dreher Shoals Dam

A bit of Midlands history will be corrected February 20, 2005, at 3 pm. On Thursday, February 10, 1928, the SC General Assembly passed a Concurrent Resolution naming the dam across Lake Murray Dreher Shoals Dam. More...

Government / Neighborhood

John Temple Ligon’s City Notebook Columbia City Council • meeting • February 2, 2005 • 5 pm

Roll call City council convened for its work session at 5 pm, Wednesday, February 2. Mayor Bob Coble and council member Sam Davis were absent. Present were council members Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

Columbia City Council • work session • February 9, 2005 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened for its work session at 9 am, Wednesday, February 9. All council members were present: Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. Cromartie, Mayor Bob Coble, Anne Sinclair, Sam Davis, and Daniel Rickenmann. More...

Society

Development companies compete for CanalSide

CanalSide site plan for the Beach CompanyRendering by LS3P Architects More...

Afternoon Music Club celebrates 100 years

The Afternoon Music Club began its yearlong centennial celebration at the home of Mrs. Marilyn Stradtman with More...

Probate judge speaks to Rotary

Seawell More...

Travel

Warner M. Montgomery’s

Adventure Travel The Dabompa School

Part Two: A plan for improvement Dr. Naby Camara (Camara Nabi) is coming to America. He is More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Fatty Inc. dba Fat Buddies Cafe intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Liquor only, at 3315 Broad River Rd. More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles were ordered towed by Law Enforcement and no one has claimed the vehicles as of 02/07/05.  There is a lien on the vehicles for towing and storage charges and any additio More...

NOTICE 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 claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

Hammond Skyhawks win wrestling crown

Hammond School has had a wrestling program for some time. However, until this year, the youthful grapplers were content to take to the mat primarily against public schools and other private academies from out of state. More...

Happy birthday, Sarah Leverette

For most of her 85 years, Sarah Leverette has helped improve human rights More...

Meeva presents her Valentine Special Columbia’s Most Eligible Bachelors

Meet Meeva and Columbia More...

On Second Thought

End Social Security

The public speaks

By Alex Epstein Throughout the nation, a fierce debate rages over Social Security. One side, led by President Bush, says the system is in crisis and must be saved via More...

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

Part Two: Suicide bombers in Israel and Palestine

When does resistance to occupation become irrational and self More...

Love and selfishness

Every Valentine%27s Day a certain philosophic crime is perpetrated. Actually, it is committed year More...

Education

Festival of Orchestras raises $5,000 for children with cancer

Richland School District Two began its orchestra program some 25 years ago with one full More...

St. Joseph School holds science fair

Last week, over 130 students displayed their work in the 2005 St. Joseph School Science Fair. Four years ago, the school began holding this annual event to improve the students More...

Sports

Athletes of the Week

By Jim Seay Editors note: The numbers in parentheses after the athletes More...

Baseball

Falcons continued success is based on a solid foundation

By Jim Seay In 2001, the A.C. Flora Falcons baseball team did all the right things. The end result was the Class AAA State Championship. In 2003, their run nearly reached the pinnacle again, but Riverside took the title. More...

Events

Around the town

Art The SC Watercolor Society and the Trenholm Artist Guild More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The original mystery plant

Each week The Columbia Star features an explanation and picture of a mystery plant given by Dr. John Nelson, the curator of the USC Herbarium. To learn more about the Herbarium, call 777 More...