September 16, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Backyard to the stars

Amateur astronomer explores the stars in his own backyard

The members of the Explorers Club are modern More...

Columbians have always been hospitable

This was a letter to the editor of The State newspaper from Andrew L. Garick in the early 1900s

When President McKinley called for volunteers to lick the Spaniards, I was one of the first to fall in and answer to roll call of Company More...

Our Local Generation

Paratrooper returns to alma mater with stories of Iraq

Students at Richland Northeast High School continue to bridge generations and pay homage to local veterans through their oral history project entitled Our Local Greatest Generation. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting • September 14, 2005 • 9 am

By John Temple Ligon

Roll call City council convened at 9 am Wednesday, September 14, for its work session in City Hall, third floor. Council member Tameika Isaac Devine was absent, and council member Cromartie was running late. More...

Getting down to a decision: Commission on City Government Reform and Restructuring

The commission members convened Tuesday afternoon for their ninth meeting in the Gervais Street headquarters building of the Municipal Association. More...

Congressman Wilson thanks Rotary

Congressman Joe Wilson (R More...

Sports

Kids’ Triathlon sets stage

Lake Carolina Kids

It might be hard to get the kids out of bed on a school morning, but about 125 youth bounced out of bed Saturday morning for the 7 am Kids More...

Falcons fall to Cavaliers

The Richland Northeast Cavaliers used their heavier and stronger line to push the AC Flora Falcons around Memorial Stadium field last Thursday night. More...

Events

Events Calendar

September 16

16 Moonlight Movies on Main will present More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 14: Siena, home of the Palio

Temple Ligon, business editor of The Columbia Star More...

Local woman hits the small screen

McDonald More...

Ten–year–old launches “Books for Katrina’s Kids”

While tuning into the news of Hurricane Katrina, ten More...

On Second Thought

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

I long to go back to New Orleans

The first time I visited New Orleans was in 1977. My brother and I left Tuscaloosa early one morning and arrived in the Big Easy around 10:30 am, desperately in need of food and drink. More...

Thirty–something speaks

I didn

The other day my wife and I walked into our living room to find a complete and total mess. More...

Dumb as a Rock Award

Last month Clark More...

Education

Meet Spatz

Have you ever met anyone who is the subject of his own series of books? I have. His name is Stonerhaven Carolina Spatz. He More...

Home economics teacher to be honored

This week, on her 90th birthday, Tonetta McGraw will be honored by the City of Columbia for her contributions to the city. A reception in her honor will be held Saturday at the Capital City Club. More...

RNE’s social studies teacher wins award

Contributed by Richland Northeast High School The South Carolina Council for Social Studies (SCCSS) unanimously selected Richland Northeast High School%27s Perry McLeod as the high school Teacher of Excellence. More...

Society

Artist gives lesson at Millwood Plantation

Artist Sigmund Abeles made friends quickly with Nigel, an Arabian who roams Millwood Plantation, once a grand southern plantation, with 13,000 acres of land and a beautiful mansion. More...

Cookie Contest

Columbia Midlands Dietetic Association holds Cookie Contest to bring awareness to healthy cooking

Amber Wells has been learning the ropes at Bryan VA Hospital as a dietician intern. Now with most of the requirements behind her, she plans to focus on the cookie contest hosted by the Columbia Midlands Dietetic Association. More...

Marguerite Elizabeth Gayle Richardson 1906–2005

Service for Marguerite Elizabeth Gayle Richardson, 99, was held Wednesday at 11 am at Ebenezer Lutheran Chapel, with burial in the church cemetery. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

SUMMONS IN THE PROBATE COURT

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND IN THE MATTER OF LEROY K. ROBERTS More...

NOTICE 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 claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

NOTICE CITY OF COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT

Notice is hereby given that the weapons listed being unclaimed / found property will More...