April 15, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Civil rights leaders honor NAACP

Civil rights leaders will gather at the SC State Museum May 1 at 3 pm to discuss the the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP). More...

News

Creighton Shull Landscaping celebrates 50 years

In celebration of their 5oth anniversary, the staff of Creighton Shull Landscaping is hosting an Open House April 15 and 16 at 404 Ermine Road in West Columbia. More...

CMC needs your help

The Community Mediation Center (CMC) would like to borrow artifacts and memorabilia to create a display illustrating the life and work of the late Rev. Dr. A. McKay Brabham Jr. More...

Councilman honors City of Columbia employees and fellow councilmen with trees

City Councilman Daniel Rickenman set out to honor City of Columbia employees and his fellow councilmen. By purchasing seven trees, then dedicating them to some of the people he works closely with, he also set an example. More...

Business

No. 6: Get a local Chery Automotive car dealership

At the beginning of this year, The Columbia Star More...

Business Briefs

Charlotteans get some charlatans Charlotte is spending $427 million on the first phase of its light rail system, which gives its downtown a guide for future development among the stations. The growth projections for Charlotte More...

Local market to market local foods

Contributed by Rosewood Market & Deli Rosewood Market & Deli will host a tasting fair of local and regional foods on Saturday, April 23, 2005. The event will be held in the parking lot of the market from 11 am More...

Society

Miss Earhardt and Mr. McKinney marry in San Antonio, Texas

Ainsley Hayden Earhardt and Kevin Wayne McKinney, both of San Antonio, Texas, were married April 9, 2005, at First Presbyterian Church in Columbia. The Rev. Barry Gray performed the 6:30 pm ceremony. More...

Ruth Knopf Chiles

1915

Services for Ruth Knopf Chiles, 90, of Cayce, SC, were held at 11 am Thursday, April 14, 2005, in State Street Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Dr. Pete Cassidy, Rev. Earl Vaughn, and Rev. Bill Doverspike. More...

Goodwill Plantation hosts Congaree Land Trust

On a bluff overlooking the Wateree River in Lower Richland County is one SC More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Stopping to smell the flowers

Growing Sunshine Part 1

By Arlene Marturano Sunflowers have universal appeal. This healthful, happy, native composite has 20 More...

What’s growing in Columbia

The azalea bush is a common yard shrub which blooms in early spring. The pink, fuschia, and white flowers add splashes of color in many gardens. More...

Tour of Homes and Gardens goes to Arsenal Hill

The Arsenal Hill neighborhood, north of Finlay Park in downtown Columbia, will be the setting for Historic Columbia%27s Second Annual Tour of Homes and Gardens, May 13 More...

Wild Women throw a tea party

This year More...

Roosevelt and Churchill recall the friendship that saved the World

Art has imitated life again. Two actors have become friends, just as the world leaders they personify became friends. More...

On Second Thought

No religious documents in government places

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a More...

New website slams

The Other Paper

A new website (http://www.idontbelievethestate.com) has recently appeared on the Internet. Apparently its purpose is to blog the bias and inaccuracy of More...

Thirty–something speaks

I picked the wrong week to quit sniffing glue

Actor Lloyd Bridges played the part of an air traffic controller with numerous addictions in the classic comedy, More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council work session • April 13 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened close to 9 am last Wednesday morning, April 13, for its work session. Council members present were Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

John Temple Ligon’s Columbia City Council meeting • April 6 • 4 pm

Roll call There was a work session Wednesday afternoon, April 6, at 4 pm in the Woodland Park community building. City council members present were Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

Education

Our Greatest Generation is still making an impact

Perry McLeod More...

Columbia middle school teacher chosen for Scholastic advisory board

Scholastic, the world More...

ETV highlights Teacher of the Year finalists

In Our Schools , airing Sunday, April 17 at 6 pm, will feature the five candidates for 2005 More...

Sports

Spring Valley girls take crown at TACO BELL

In the past, the Spring Valley Vikings boys More...

State championship matches are just around the corner

Mid More...

High School sports nearing end of regular seasons

Some high schools are still battling for playoff berths in the forthcoming baseball and softball post More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Three: Uzupio, a wonderful idea

According to Lithuanian government figures, unemployment in Uzupio is 13%, 80% of the people are ethnic Lithuanian, the average age of the citizens is 65, 75% of the homes are privately owned, and 2,900 cars pass through Uzupio each day. More...

Explorers kayak through Sparkleberry Swamp

Just 50 miles southeast of Columbia, there More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Paras Nitesh intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consumption of Beer and Wine, at 6202 Shakespeare Rd., Columbia, SC 29223. More...

Public Notices

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

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Green More...