August 19, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Wilson’s Real Results Bus rolls through Columbia

Columbia Star Business Editor John Temple Ligon joins Congressman Joe Wilson for a day on his Real Results Bus Tour More...

News

Columbia Jewish Community Center opens new facility

The Katie & Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center, located on the Gerry Sue & Norman Arnold Jewish Community Campus, 306 Flora Drive in Northeast Columbia, will be opening its doors to the general public this September for the first time. More...

AME church and social services work together to feed the children

On October 25, 2004, the 7th District of the African Methodist Episcopal Church (AME) entered into a formal agreement with the SC Department of Social Services (SCDSS). More...

Department store donates money to children’s hospital

Kohl More...

Business

Star Profile Faith invests in SC’s quality of life

Successful real estate developer Bob Faith helped his Charleston friend Congressman Mark Sanford get elected governor a few years ago. More...

Natural Beauty

Irmo woman develops natural line of skincare products

Lela Barker didn More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Flirts fail to advance According to a Tulane University study, office female flirts who tried to advance their careers by sexual behavior actually gained fewer promotions than the women who never engaged in such activity. More...

Society

Miss Kirkland and Mr. Day

plan a December 2005 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Dwane E. Kirkland announce the engagement of their daughter Toni Noel to Dustin Glenn Day of Lexington. More...

A vine affair

The Gourmet Shop in Five Points held a dinner tasting last Monday night. The selection of wines from Tuscany and Lombardy was by Neil Empson, the leading shipper of quality Italian wines, as the brochure says. More...

Miss White and Mr. Creech wed at Mitchell House and Gardens

Marian Baxley White and Kenneth Cecil Creech Jr. were married at Mitchell House and Gardens in Lexington, South Carolina, August 13, 2005. Rev. Teresa Daughety, aunt of the bridegroom, performed the double More...

Events

Events Calendar

August 19

19 Rabbi Jeffrey Ronald will give a general public sermon entitled More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Garden presents fall blooming azaleas

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden (DSBG) celebrates the beauty of fall-blooming azaleas in its second annual Fall Encore Azalea More...

Mended wings

One lucky hummingbird gets a second chance

Last week upon completion of the grueling task of cutting the grass, I noticed what appeared to be a leaf flopping up and down in the grass. I walked over to see what it was and noticed there was a hummingbird lying on the ground attempting to fly. More...

What’s growing

in Columbia

Daylilies are a very vigorous and rugged flower, which makes them able to endure the soil and climate in SC. They are low maintenance perennials and can survive winter with minimal damage. More...

Shoeman crowns king at Cordova Dragway

Once upon a hot summer evening, while checking my messages, I found one of particular interest. It read, More...

The Columbia Star

salutes 2005

Richland School District One Teachers of the Year District Teacher of the Year More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Taking a picture is easier than taking a hit

My illustrious football career came to a dramatic and quick conclusion when I was in the third grade. It just happened to be my third year in the Irondale, Alabama recreational league, and it was going to be my best. More...

It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation.

The thin

Shorty Price was a minor politician and major Alabama football fan from the 50s until 1980. He had a little money and loved two things; the Crimson Tide and running for office. More...

Rupert & Deadpan — pretend cops

Rupert and Deadpan dropped out of school after the eighth grade. They More...

Government / Neighborhood

By John Temple Ligon

Roll Call City council convened for its regular meeting and a zoning public hearing at 10 am, Wednesday, August 17, on the third floor of City Hall. All members of city council were present: Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

Education

Ken Blackstone, a strong voice for District 2


US Department of Labor Schools serve society as a whole and have an obligation to keep the public informed as to their progress, goals, and policies. The schools More...

Furry frog arrives at North Springs

Ribbit arrives at North Springs Elementary School for Merrie Duggan

North Springs Elementary School was recently under heightened security conditions for the arrival of Ribbit, one of northeast Columbia More...

Photo

Mill Creek Elementary School will hold a Literacy Celebration on Tuesday, August 30, 2005 from 6:30 More...

Sports

Columbia’s women win SC One–Day State Tournment

It was a victory over fast greens, summer haze, and a field of 96 female competitors. Tonya Cisle and Vicky Cyr won the Women More...

Heathwood Hall expands athletic facilities

Highlanders

Last November, Coach John Daye More...

Columbia TD Club begins new year August 23

USC Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier will be the main speaker when the Columbia Touchdown Club begins another series of meetings Tuesday, August 23. His introduction to the audience at the Members Only luncheon will be by Eric Hyman, the school More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part ten: The American Cemetery of Florence

On our way from Florence to the wine country of Chianti, we stopped at the American Cemetery and Memorial 7.5 miles south of Florence. This is one of 26 cemeteries overseas honoring fallen American soldiers, eight from WWI, 28 from WWII. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS August 3, 2005

PROJECT: #WM3950 WATER MAIN REHABILITATION (CLEANING AND LINING) More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that DK Elite Enterprises, 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 6201 Two Notch Rd., Columbia, SC 2 More...

Various items of household and miscellaneous goods are being sold pursuant to the More...