September 23, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

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Columbia High School graduate travels to Pentagon for promotion in the Navy

On June 30, 2005, the family of Commander Dana R. Gordon traveled to Washington, DC to attend his promotion ceremony at the Pentagon. More...

The Divine Playhouse offers a place to dream

As the glass doors of the art studio swing open, classical music pours out into the quiet street. Young girls dressed in pink tutus pass women with paintbrushes in hand. The doors swing shut. Classes begin as the sun sets. More...

Correction

John Prosser and Darrell Harbour are the owners of D & J Machinery and Rigging Company, the firm in charge of raising the B More...

Business

Convention center Hilton moves forward

Windsor/Aughtry of Greenville, the owner of Gervais Street More...

Star Profile Wild Birds Unlimited

Jackie and Jim Kelly moved into the bird business with Wild Birds Unlimited in May More...

Briefs

When we More...

Society

Mayor proclaims Constitution Day

Thirty More...

First Ladies join Walk for Life

Columbia’s First Lady Beth Coble, breast cancer survivor Sherry Strickland, and SC First Lady Jenny Sanford. More...

Events to put on your calendar

The Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia will hold its first meeting of the year at the Garden Council Building, 1605 Park Circle, Maxcy Gregg Park, September 26. Enter from Pickens Street. More...

Events

Events

Animals/Pets

The Greater Columbia Obedience Club presents agility trials September 30 More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 15: Siena, a living artifact

Before we hopped on the plane with Alan Shoemaker and his Merry Band headed for Tuscany, I had heard of the rivalry between Florence and Siena. Both were spared during the Allied invasion of Italy during WWII. Both are popular with American tourists. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Star Garden of the Week

Barbara and Bill Butler have filled their expertly landscaped gardens with native and tropical plants. More...

What’s growing in Columbia

The golden shrimp is a tropical plant that must be taken indoors during the winter time. It grows best in containers and can handle full sun or partial shade. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

The best time to see this plant is in the morning just as the sun is coming up, while you quietly paddle in the backwater end of a pond. More...

Columbia’s new gateway

Jim Hamilton surveys the runway from the deck of his office in the new terminal at Columbia–Owens Downtown Airport. More...

On Second Thought

Pole gives life lesson

Thirty

I am starting to wonder if God gives us the instinctual ability to watch where we More...

Don’t mess with superstitions

It

I spent most of the More...

Necessary’s bluff is called

Necessary Adams was living in Reno at the time of this incident. I More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting • September 21, 2005 • 9 am

Roll call Columbia council members convened Wednesday morning at 9 on the third floor of City Hall. Council member Tameika Isaac Devine was absent for medical reasons, and all other members were present: Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

Richland County Council Meeting • September 20, 2005 • 6 pm

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

Education

L.R. Ruritan donates cameras

The Lower Richland Ruritans, a local service group, donated a check for $572 to Mill Creek Elementary to purchase two digital cameras. More...

Ben Lippen seniors named scholarship semi–finalists

Ben Lippen School seniors Andrew Blitch and Allison Foreman were recently recognized as two of the National Merit semi-finalists from the state of SC. More...

Crayton Cares

Crayton Middle School studies effects of Katrina

On September 14, Crayton students participated in three lessons and assemblies involving Crayton Cares. More...

Sports

Nick Hutchins... Start your engine

I spent last Saturday morning with a potential star in the racing world. More...

A. C. Flora High School wins swim meet

Three high school swim teams hold practices at Rockbridge Country Club. On Tuesday, September 13, A.C. Flora, Hammond, and Richland Northeast High Schools met at their practice spot to see who really ruled the pool. More...

Offenses sizzle in Bacon Bowl

The excitement was as thick as smoke Friday night at the annual Bacon Bowl. Students painted in school colors formed tunnels for Dreher and AC Flora and cheered their teams on as the teams stormed through the banners. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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 SONAL of Columbia, Inc., intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consumption of Beer, Wine, and Liquor at 2501 Decker Blvd., Columbia, SC 292 More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Rani, LLC dba Sunset Point 2, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consumption of Liquor Only at 1701 Rosewood Dr., Columbia, SC 29205. More...