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Artwork from Paint Five Points Phase I flies off the wall at Carolina First

The village art initiative More...

Shepherd’s Center begins spring session

The spring session at the Shepherd More...

News

Women in hard hats visit Main Street construction site

To keep pace with their advancing profession, Women in Construction frequently go to observe the latest construction undertakings. Recently, the group was given a walk More...

Columbia Rotary Club welcomes home one of its own

Lt. John Johnston and his father Columbia Rotary Club President, Kirk Johnston More...

Columbia Star writers win again

Mike Maddock, general manager, humor column writing; Natasha Whitling, managing editor, website; Mike Cox, columnist, column writing More...

Business

New homes attract a crowd on Arsenal Hill

A new residential development of seven single More...

Business Briefs

Happy No. 5 Five years ago (March 10, 2000) the Nasdaq Composite Index peaked after an 86% runup in 1999. More than 180 US and foreign stock funds gained 100% or more in 1999. Then the slide began. The index fell 59% from its peak. More...

Society

Executive director of Carolina Wildlife Care speaks to DAR

How wildlife More...

Columbia College presents Faculty Excellence Award

Dr. Lillian Quackenbush, associate professor of music and chair of the department of music, received the Columbia College 2005 Faculty Excellence Award. Quackenbush was cited as being More...

Miss Hatchell and Mr. Burt exchange vows March 12

Elizabeth Dale Hatchell and Travis Ryan Burt were married at Eastminster Presbyterian Church March 12, 2005, at 5 pm. The Reverend Christie Sweeny Gravely performed the double More...

Events

Around the Town

Art Benedict College will have an opening exhibition and reception, Looking Back: The Art of Larry Lebby More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part One: First impressions

Quite by accident I discovered Lithuania (the official name is Lietova.) in 2004. There it was More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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Public Notices

MASTER’S SALE By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Principal Residential Mortgage, Inc. 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...

Photo

in Columbia

Big band music soars. Each Thursday the staff at the Clarion Townhouse Hotel and Suites rolls the partitions back in one of their ballrooms and prepares for the big night. The aroma of food seeps out of steamers lining one wall. More...

RNE hosts Olympic Weightlifting event

On Saturday, March 12, male and female competitors age 7 More...

A.C. Flora Key Club hosts Battle of the Bands

A.C. Flora High School More...

On Second Thought

The public speaks

Don

For parents with teenagers in high school, monthly bills and expenses may include your son More...

Cartoon

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Thirty–something speaks

My little C.U.S. (child of unusual size)

During my lifetime, I have discovered several indications of God More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council meeting •March 16 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened its work session soon after 9 am Wednesday in City Hall. Council member Anne Sinclair left word she couldn More...

Mike Cox’s County Notebook Richland County Council meeting • March 15 • 6 pm

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

Education

Brockman Elementary hosts open house

Guests were invited on guided student tours to learn More...

Robots

is an unoriginal invention

Robots was a relatively pleasing animated feature but when you watch this movie you might think More...

Fifth grader becomes Principal for the Day

Dorn Brown, a fifth grader at St. Joseph Catholic School, was honored as Principal of The Day February 17. Dorn More...

Sports

Three local players dance to Tucson

The chance to compete in the NCAA Basketball Championship is known as the Big Dance. What used to be a 32 More...

Area teams maintain top rankings

After the first three weeks of the regular season there are several Midlands More...

Coach at home again on soccer field

The names John Boulware and soccer have been intertwined for many years. He coached soccer at Spring Valley High where he later served as athletic director. After a break from the action he More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Native plants make a stunning garden

The two species of the SC Fothergilla are easy to plant and provide color and variety

No other plant native to SC has such fragrant and beautiful spring blooms and such stunning fall color as the witch More...

The original Mystery Plant

Dr. John Nelson Each week The Columbia Star features an explaination and picture of a mystery plant given by Dr. John Nelson, the curator of the USC Herbarium. To learn more about the Herbarium, call him at 777-8196. More...