October 14, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Government / Neighborhood

City sweeps out slums

On Wednesday Columbia City Council passed an ordinance to shorten the time neighbors have to see a house falling apart from neglect. Typically occupied by the most pathetic undesirables, the houses go to pot pretty fast. More...

Columbia City Council • October 12, 2005 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened for its work session Wednesday, October 12, at 9 am on the third floor of City Hall. Council member Daniel Rickenmann was absent, and all other members were present: Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. More...

Columbia City Council • October 5, 2005 • 4 pm

Roll call Following a 4 pm work session, city council convened for its 6 pm regular session at Watkins Nance Elementary School on Barhamville Road, Wednesday, October 5. There were four council members present: Hamilton Osborne, E.W. More...

Education

AC Flora High School’s first five classes to hold reunion Saturday

The AC Flora First Five Years Foundation is sponsoring a reunion Saturday, October 15, at the SC State Museum from 7 pm to midnight. The cost is $35. All class members, friends, and faculty are invited. More...

Flora mascot gets air conditioned suit

Every football team needs a mascot. What sort of clever T More...

Crayton art teacher wins SC State Fair art award

Barbara Crenshaw, art teacher at Crayton Middle School, had a piece of artwork juried into the Professional Division of the Fine Arts Department. She also won the award for having the most students accepted into the SC State Fair 2005 Art Exhibit. More...

Sports

In Upward sports every child is a winner

Kids in Northeast Columbia had a kickin More...

Pop Warner paves a path for scholar athletes

The young football players on the Friarsgate Titans Mitey Mite team listen intently to plays called by their coach, Rob DeBoer, a renowned USC football and baseball icon. These gradeschool athletes aren More...

Columbia College to hold 50th Annual Ludy Bowl

In 1922, Lucile More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 18: Vino Noble and Montepulciano

Most famous cities gained their notoriety through a popular product or a well More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Fairfield’s terraces offer glimpses of pre–Revolutionary War garden

A dynamic duo, both master gardeners, both docents with Historic Columbia Foundation, will lead tours of a terraced, pre More...

What’s growing

in Columbia

The devil More...

The original Mystery Plant

Some of my best botany field trips have been to supermarkets and produce stands. There More...

Getting to the Hart of poetry

Georgia Hart begins a series of book signings for her new book of poems, Lightly Spritely

From its cover bearing the image of a Carolina wren to its last provocative entry, outdoor lover Georgia Hart More...

Going to Blazes

John D. Jansen Jr. tells the history of fire in Columbia

Columbia South Carolina Fire and Rescue Service 1804 More...

News

School choice movement is alive and well

Approximately 1300 key school choice activists from across the state gathered for BBQ and Bluegrass at the Governor More...

Pumpkins for the picking

Trenholm Road United Methodist Church sells pumpkins for youth ministries

William and Mary Ragan take a break from searching for the great pumpkin at Trenholm Road United Methodist Church. The pumpkin patch is a fundraiser for the church More...

Canines dress up for Halloween

Mollie and Mac, wheaton terriors of Phil and Francine Smith, love each other and love to dress up for Halloween, especially in witch More...

Business

Star Profile

Hamilton Osborne Jr.

Hamilton Osborne Jr. is a business and commercial trial lawyer, to put it as he says it. More...

On this farm nothing is old–fashioned

The Williamson family of Darlington County More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

2004 was a very good year According to Governor Sanford, 2004 was the best year for the department of commerce since 1991. More...

Society

Forest Pines holds Senior Prom

For several weeks, plans were in the making for the first Senior Prom September 23 at Forest Pines. When the time and hour finally arrived, the guests were greeted with a beautiful black and silver archway decorated with greenery and white flowers. More...

Zoo draws wild crowd

Just minutes after putting in their last bid at Riverbanks Zoo More...

Mabel K. Williams celebrates 103 years

Mabel Kelly Williams received 103 roses and a cake in honor of her 103rd birthday to be celebrated October 17, 2005. Mrs. Williams was honored last Sunday by members of St. Paul More...

Events

Events Halloween

Laugh Oasis , 1505 Charleston Hwy, will have a special Haunted House designed for ages 4 More...

Events

Arts

The Florence Museum is seeking miniature art for the 17th annual miniature competition. Deadline is October 28, 29. 843-662-3351 More...

Fall Heritage Festival

Photo courtesy of SC State Museum Award More...

Public Notices - Free Access

SUMMONS IN THE PROBATE COURT

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND IN THE MATTERS OF SHERMORA ANTWONE JENKINS AND More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Club Essence, 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 8605 Two Notch Rd., Columbia, SC 29223. More...

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS September 28, 2005

PROJECT: #SD8288, #WM4028, #SS6979 REED STREET EXTENSION More...