April 22, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Internationally acclaimed artist nurtures musician’s new talent

Ross Holmes, singer and band leader, takes lessons from artist Ilona

Internationally acclaimed artist Ilona teaches classes at the home of Sandra Phaup when she comes to Columbia twice a year. More...

News

Columbia College honors its own

The Columbia College Alumnae Association honored six women for their professional achievements and contributions to the college at its annual meeting on April 16. More...

Senator Hollings honored for support of science and math education

Senator Ernest F. Hollings received the 13th annual Townes Award presented by the SC Governor More...

April 25, 1945, marks the end of war in Europe

The battle for Berlin and Hitler was next and last on the agenda. Both the USA and Soviet armies were eager to make the final battle, but we received news from General Eisenhower that we would not participate in this battle. Only the Soviets would. More...

Education

New Keenan High School groundbreaking ceremonies held

On a cold April 14 morning, Richland One officials broke ground for a new Keenan High School. The new location for the 45 More...

Palmetto Center for the Arts launches Young Voice Writing Project

Richland Northeast High School More...

Society

Junior League adds Caughman Road Elementary School to its Smart Matters program

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Caughman Road Elementary celebrated its status as the Junior League of Columbia More...

Miss Clark and Mr. Kolodziej marry on the USC Horsehoe

Nancy Gray Clark and Joel Thomas Kolodziej were married April 16, 2005, at Rutledge Chapel on the University of the South Carolina Horseshoe. The Rev. Dr. Dale Levan performed the 3 pm ceremony. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

Geraniums are one of the most reliable plants in the garden. They are available in various sizes and colors. Geraniums can be purchased in full bloom in late spring and thrive through the first frost. More...

Plant Profile

Upright Japanese plum yew

(Cephalotaxus Harringtonia Fastigiata) Contributed by More...

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 him at 777-8196. More...

Horrell Hill teacher wins Presidential Award

Saudah Collins, a teacher at Horrell Hill Elementary School, is among 95 elementary and middle school teachers from across the country honored in Washington April 11 More...

April 25, 1945, marks the end of war in Europe

The Cold War begins

On April 23, 1945, G More...

On Second Thought

April 22–29

Friday

22 USC will present visiting theater professor Margo Regan More...

Letters to the editor

Students are being brainwashed

I commend The Columbia Star for publishing the political cartoons hand More...

The public speaks Halt funding for Lone Star–Rimini Bridge

Contributed by SC Wildlife Federation The Briggs More...

Government / Neighborhood

City Notebook • April 20, 2005 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened for its Wednesday work session at 9 am. Council Member E. W. Cromartie was on medical leave, and Council Member Anne Sinclair had a business conflict. More...

Mike Cox’s County Notebook • April 19, 2005 • 6 pm

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

Business

Maybach on parade

Last week, the Columbia Star More...

Business Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Population and home prices Over the next 20 years SC is expected to grow by 1.1 million people, mostly along the coastal areas. The coastal area median home price is up 25% compared with a year ago. More...

Sigma Chi dedicates new house

The USC chapter of Sigma Chi held its house ribbon cutting Saturday morning with alumnus Robert C. McNair Sr. holding the scissors. More...

Sports

High school sports overview

Football...baseball...track...football...baseball...track

recognized On Tuesday, April 26, 2005, at 7 pm at Seawell More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend Part Three: An Uzupian wedding

Being in Uzupio is much like tripping through a medieval fairy tale. Gnarled and bent trees cast moonlit shadows across paths where gnomes roam and gremlins scamper. A mermaid sits beside the river waiting for her star More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Rising High Natural Bread Co., Inc. More...

Public Notices

MASTER’S SALE 03-CP-40-5800 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. acting solely as a nominee for Pinnacle Direct Funding Corporation against Peggy A. More...