April 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Symphony League presents Designer Show House 2005

The Symphony League Designer Show House 2005 begins today. More...

Home Works puts compassion into action

The home of Beatrice James was open on the Home Works Tour. More...

AKC dogs perform in agility trials

The Greater Columbia Obedience Club will present three days of All Breed American Kennel Club Agility Trials April 8 More...

Business

Wine and food festival comes to the Marriott

Expect all kinds of wines, foods, cigars, cordials, and people flowing through the banquet rooms of Main Street More...

Sold–out wine tasting occupies the Meridian roof

The night before the wine and food festival, Sunday night, there More...

Rice Music House celebrates a new year

The sounds of piano music have been flowing through the showroom of Rice Music House for over 80 years. On April 5, 2004, the company changed hands when Jyotindra M. Parekh and his wife, Mary, purchased the Columbia fixture. More...

Society

Miss Dallas and Mr. Barhydt exchange vows April 2, 2005

Sharny Evelyn Dallas and Perry Leslie Barhydt III were married at Main Street United Methodist Church April 2, 2005 at 7 pm. The Reverend Joe Cal Watson performed the double More...

Miss Horton and Mr. Hughey marry in Trinity Cathedral

Eveleigh Orene Horton and Landon Lonsdale Hughey were married April 2, 2005, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. The Rev. Michael Radford Sullivan performed the 6 pm ceremony. More...

A MEEVA Moment

Granddaughter shares fairy tale

I still believe in fairytales. Fairytales are women More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Three: Uzupio, a strange republic

As our host, Andrius, drove us to a meeting in downtown Vilnius, Lithuania, we came upon a strange little place tucked tightly into a corner of the Old Town. The sign read, More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

SUMMONS AND NOTICES STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA More...

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS March 28, 2005

CONSTRUCTION OF THE SOUTHEAST PARK Sealed proposals will be received by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Columbia, South Carolina for construction of the Southeast Park. 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...

Vocational Rehab gives hope

Tiffany Hasty is a young woman now. An impeccably groomed and stylish young woman. A working woman with her own bank account and her own apartment. More...

Twelve–year–old shines at Mac’s on Main

Gunnar Burts has experienced something that not many 12 year olds have. Last month, Burts took the stage in front of a full house at Mac More...

On Second Thought

The public speaks

The Terri Schiavo Case: Congressional Thuggery

The hysteria and political opportunism caught up in the Terri Schiavo case warrants our looking at our past and how the Founding Fathers protected us from such conduct when they wrote the US Constitution which created checks and balances between the More...

Letter to the editor Stop taxing our property

The only solution to property tax relief is to repeal all property taxes, real and personal. The school boards, county councils, and city councils would not like this as they now have an unlimited money supply. More...

City Council should not regulate smoking

Cigarettes have been proven to kill. They kill the smoker, his/her spouse, their children, and their pets. Smokers smell bad, cough a lot, and foul the air. Smokers are the scourge of the information age. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Commission on Columbia City Government Reform convenes

Tuesday afternoon, April 5, the first meeting was held to begin a six More...

County Notebook

Richland County Council meeting

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

Convention Center Hilton design is approved

Finally breaking up after eight in the evening, Columbia More...

Education

Students partner with pets to help others

Students at Lake Carolina Elementary (LCE) emptied piggy banks, created lemonade stands, and even donated money intended for Christmas gifts to raise money to sponsor a guide dog puppy for the blind. More...

USC top public university in international business for 16th consecutive year

USC More...

Sports

Blazers take the Sandlapper Classic title

The Ridge View Blazers proved they still had the winning spirit when they swept the rain More...

Cardinals, Falcons open week with soccer victories

The Cardinal Newman Cardinals and A.C. Flora Falcons continued to post impressive victories this week to fortify their SC High School Soccer Association rankings. More...

Elite track and field teams prepare for Taco Bell Classic

The Taco Bell Track and Field Classic at Spring Valley High School has developed into a premier high school athletic showcase featuring record setting All More...

Events

Around the Town

Art The Cultural Council of Richland & Lexington Counties More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Gardeners gather at plant exchange

April showers softened the soil, making it easier for members of the Greater Columbia Garden Club Council to dig up plants from their gardens to offer during this season More...

What’s growing in Columbia

The wisteria, a vigorous low More...

Star Garden of the Week

The private garden of Satch Krantz, the executive director of Riverbanks Zoo, is featured in the current issue of More...