March 11, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Dr. Gail Whitman– Elia to receive a National Physician of the Year award

Dr. Gail Whitman More...

Power of the Purse flexes muscles in the Midlands

Women in Philanthropy use fashion to raise money for upcoming activities

The second annual fundraiser, Power of the Purse, hosted by Women in Philanthropy (WIP) at the Columbia Museum of Art last week, was fun and functional, just like a good purse should be. More...

Lions Club challenges golfers to support charities and make a difference

The Lions Club of Columbia and the American Diabetes Association are challenging local golfers to spend a day on the links for a good cause at the 11th Annual Golf Classic, organized to raise money for Columbia Lions Club Charities and diabetes, the More...

Education

Teachers are not made; they are born

John Pulford brings a wealth of life experience to Heathwood Hall to enrich the educational experience for his students.

John Pulford grew up in Brazil and developed a lifelong passion for reading. This passion led him around the world, and ultimately to Heathwood Hall. More...

Because of Winn–Dixie is a good, family film

Sunday was a really yucky day. It was cold and dreary, but my day was a little brighter More...

Benson wins Students’ Choice Award

Dr. Ann Benson, assistant professor of music, won the Columbia College Students More...

Sports

L.R.’s Atkins Coach of the Year honor nearly unique

To be unique, something has to be singularly extraordinary. So, when Lower Richland Boys More...

Baseball Classic won by Falcons

In the initial baseball tournament, the Forest Acres Baseball Classic played this past weekend at A.C. Flora High School, the Falcons were victorious over Richland Northeast 3 More...

Flora extends winning streak

To begin this week A.C. Flora High School More...

Events

Around the Town

Art Trenholm Artists Guild (TAG) and City Art will present the 24th Annual Juried Art Exhibition, April 7 More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Wildewood Downs Retirement, 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, and Wine only, at 731 Polo Rd., Columbia, SC 29223 More...

Public Notices

N OTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles were ordered towed by Law Enforcement and no one has claimed these vehicles as of More...

New $10 million development joins Old Shandon

Hours after developers made their re More...

Lawsuit inspires cookies for troops

Nationally syndicated radio talk show host Mike Gallagher recently helped the Congaree Council of the Girl Scouts and Blue Star Families with their efforts to send Girl Scout Cookies to US troops stationed overseas. More...

On Second Thought

From the editor’s desk Cost of prescription drugs creates a crisis

This week I was informed by a large insurance company that I was basically More...

Private schools are accountable

Some people and their editorial staffs just can More...

Choice means competition which brings progress

The editorial department at The Other Paper is becoming shrill now in fighting the idea of parents having greater choice in the methods by which their children are trained. More...

Business

New SC Aeronautics Commission sworn in

The SC Aviation Association (SCAA) recognized the newly formed SC Aeronautics Commission at its Legislative Day Wednesday, March 9. Newly elected commissioners include Steven Edwards, publisher of More...

Business Briefs

Even though 60% of college graduates this spring are expected to come home, at least temporarily, those in the US with a bachelor More...

City–owned hotel deal draws lawsuit

Shut down about a year ago, the city More...

Society

Dons and Divas are unveiled at Dianne’s

Guests gathered for the unveiling of Divas and Dons Sunday, March 6, 2005, at Dianne More...

Meeva Moment Beware of

Grandmother

Sometimes, women learn body wisdom through the mouths of babes. Have you ever noticed that your grandchild may notice the menopausal changes in your body before you do? I wonder if my inner body wisdom is ready for the challenge. I know my vanity isn More...

Botanical exhibition attracts researchers to Columbia

Henry William Ravenel More...

Travel

A road trip to Winnsboro

A little more than 20 miles from Columbia lies the historic Fairfield County town of Winnsboro. More...

John Wrisley and Olde Tyme Radio

John Wrisley More...

Radio Days at the Fairfield County Museum

The Fairfield County Museum is hard at work preparing for its upcoming exhibit, More...