April 29, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Dreher player and Naval Academy appointee named Athlete of the Year

Dreher High School senior football player, Curtis Sharp, has been named the Scholar More...

News

Open adoption creates extended family

* Names of birth mothers have been changed to protect their idenities More...

Mother sees adoption from both sides

* Name have been changed to protect privacy More...

Open doors: Adoption doesn’t have

to be a secret

Both parties are able to choose their level of involvement. In a semi More...

Business

Meridian top floor venue for the best wines from Bordeaux

Sunday More...

Re-opening of Olympia Mills “great day for lintheads”

Long More...

Business Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Hydrogen FuelCellSouth 2005, the Southeastern fuel cell technology conference and exhibit is at the SC State Museum, May 10 More...

Society

Miss Maloney and Mr. Fulton wed in Pawleys Island, SC

Melanie Marie Maloney of Columbia and David Kenniston Fulton Jr. of Eliot, Maine, were married Saturday, April 23, 2005, at Precious Blood of Christ Catholic Church in Pawleys Island, South Carolina. More...

Miss Lafaye and Mr. Johnson marry April 23, 2005

Helen Cary Lafaye and Pope Duncan Johnson IV were married April 23, 2005, at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. The Reverend Canon Robert Gambrell Riegel performed the 5 pm ceremony. Music was performed by Doak J. More...

Miss Daniels and Mr Barkoskie exchange vows April 23, 2005

Blake Ashley Daniels of Columbia and William Kelley Barkoskie of Dallas, Texas, were married April 23, 2005, at Trenholm Road United Methodist Church. Rev. William Donald Britt performed the 6 pm double More...

Events

April 29–May 6 29

Friday

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

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing

in Columbia

This Siberian Iris is a largely maintenance More...

Star Garden of the Week

From the garden of Mr. and Mrs. Johnny Guyton, an arbor covered with Carolina jasmine arches and twines throughout the latticework. The arbor serves as an entry garden path to and from the golf course. 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...

Open doors

Adoption doesn

Of the many misconceptions associated with adoption, one is the adoptive parents and especially the child should not have a relationship with the birth mother. More...

Congressman honors teacher

Last week, Congressman Joe Wilson met with Linda Winburn, the 2005 SC Teacher of the Year. Winburn has been an educator for 19 years and has been teaching in Richland District Two for the past 16 years. More...

On Second Thought

The Star speaks

Corridor of Shame A propaganda piece for poverty

The movie, Corridor of Shame , is making its way through SC. Bud Ferillo More...

The public speaks Set sights on a Corridor of Fame

Recently, I watched the documentary Corridor of Shame More...

Thirty–something speaks

Who

When I was young, it seemed the only time a Southerner made the national news was if he were sporting a white cloth hood or running from a hurricane. Hollywood didn More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council work session • April 27 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened at 9 am for its work session Wednesday, April 27, and almost immediately adjourned for executive session behind closed doors. Mayor Bob Coble was in Washington for a national conference on gangs. Council member E. More...

SC Bar celebrates Community Law Week

Young lawyers to hold projects in the Midlands

In celebration of Community Law Week, the Young Lawyers Division (YLD) of the SC Bar is hosting a series of events in the Columbia area to help various groups in need of assistance. More...

SC Bar releases Judicial Candidate Reports

The SC Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee released its reports on the qualifications of judicial candidates in contested races. More...

Education

USC students produce film in Winnsboro, SC

When USC students heard that there would be Free Beer Tomorrow More...

Sports

Final score – Heathwood Hall 16, AC Flora 5

(kneeling, l-r) Russell Paulling, Taylor Hall, Baxter Rodgers, John Breeden, Burton Fowles, Robert Bennett, Ryan Maxey, Sam Crews, Martin Monteith, Griffin Cole, Bradin Sanders, (standing) Coach Danny Pipes, Grayson Hicks, William Jeter, Henry Hutson More...

BAMESO competes to keep the gold

Columbia won the gold in 2004. Columbia More...

High school sports overview

A.C. Flora High School More...

Travel

Lithuania, a new democracy, a new friend

Part Four: The Artist of Silent Resistance

Lithuania has had it rough. After emerging as a major power in Eastern Europe in the 14th and 15th centuries, it suffered invasions from the Germans, the Mongols, and the Tatars. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that 406 Utopia, 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, Wine and Liquor at 406 Howard St., Columbia, SC 29205. 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...

Public Notices

Request for Proposal to Provide Consultant Services More...