October 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Settlers Club celebrates 30 years of friendship

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SC Ambassadors sing for 25 years

The Palmetto Mastersingers were nearing the end of their 2001 European tour when they presented a concert in the Franciscan Church in the medieval city of Rothenburg o.d. Tauber, Germany. The road More...

Explorers begin conquest of Palmetto Trail

The Greater Piedmont Chapter of The Explorers Club began its conquest of the 425 More...

Business

Korea’s Counsul General speaks in Columbia

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Star Profile

Miriam Atria promotes regional leisure tourism

Miriam Atria More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Pentagon East The number of American troops in Iraq and Afghanistan should come under a reduction beginning next spring. Still, the Pentagon is spending $1.2 billion in construction upgrades throughout Southwest Asia and the Middle East. More...

Society

Dr. Finley and Dr. Lindsey marry in Trinity Cathedral

Sarah Katherine Finlay and William Bradford Lindsey were married October 15, 2005, in Trinity Episcopal Cathedral. The Rev. Charles Davis performed the ceremony. More...

Miss Morgan and Mr. Hearon exchange vows October 1, 2005

Adrith Darlene Morgan and Robert Stanley Hearon Jr. were married October 1, 2005, at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Greenville, South Carolina. Dr. Melvin Aiken performed the 2 pm ceremony. More...

Bay Blossom Garden Club meets

Bay Blossom Garden Club recently held its first meeting of the 2004 More...

Sports

Dreher celebrates Homecoming with victory

Friday, October 14, Dreher High School held its 57th Homecoming celebration. Tammy Brown was crowned the 2005 Homecoming Queen. Louise Bailey was first runner More...

Vikings not ready to set sail just yet

Spring Valley bounced back from a heartbreaking overtime loss to Irmo last week and dominated the visiting Dutch Fork Silver Foxes Friday, October 14 at District 2 Stadium in Blythewood. More...

Hammond defeats Cardinal Newman

Hammond took an early lead on October 14 in the game against Cardinal Newman. David Palevich ran 25 yards for CN More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

Chrysanthemums are some of the easiest plants to grow. They should be planted in early spring in full sunlight to maximize blooms. Hundreds of variations exist in height, color, and bloom size. More...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Autumn from a squirrel

In fall gardeners plant bulbs and perennials, layer mulch, sow winter greens, and set out annuals. From their safe haven in the treetops the agile, alert, and ambitious gray squirrels survey the landscape and scurryinto action. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

If the fruit be not ripe it will draw a man More...

Don’t mess with this teacher

Twenty years ago, JuLayne Shiflett was finishing high school and being introduced to the world of karate. More...

Stroke survivor publishes novel

Literature is not about blood vessels; it

Michael Warren More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

From cry baby to old man

I haven More...

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

There

My son spoke with the confidence and conviction of a true believer. He was telling me about a golfing acquaintance in Pennsylvania who claimed to support Alabama. More...

The case of the aging pole vaulter

Two uniformed cops arrive at an apartment complex looking for a suspect wanted in connection with a series of burglaries. They climb the stairs to the second floor, then walk down the hallway to apartment 218. They knock. No answer. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Taliaferro announces run for state superintendent of education

Dr. Cecil Taliaferro presents himself as a conservative Democrat who is running for SC State Superintendent of Education. The incumbent Inez Tenenbaum, a Democrat, has decided not to run for re More...

Charleston tells Columbia: reconsider government form

The Commission on Columbia City Government Reform and Restructuring was called to order by former mayor Patton Adams, chairman of the commission, Wednesday at noon at the headquarters of the Municipal Association of SC. More...

Richland County Council Meeting • October 18, 2005 • 6 pm

By Mike Cox

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

Education

Foreign students adjust to Falcon life

This summer 29 diplomats arrived in SC. More...

Medical organization fights child obesity

Third graders at Killian Elementary may think twice before guzzling a soft drink after attending the SC Medical Association Al-liance health fair held last Friday. More...

Richland Two’s Educational Fair to explain school choice options

Richland School District Two has long been known as a district of choice when it comes to educational options. From magnet programs to expanded choice, parents have so many options that sometimes it can be difficult to understand them all. More...

Events

Events

Animals

Greyhound Lifesavers will have greyhounds at the Harbison Home Depot October 22, 11 am More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 19: The Tombs of Sorano

Tuscany, the area in central Italy between Rome and Florence, was originally settled by a tribe of people who wandered into the area from Greece. Known as Etruscans, they gave their name to the region. More...

“It’s impossible to starve in Italy.”

Alan Shoemaker is an explorer in many ways. As a biologist, a paleontologist, and curator of mammals/manager of collections at Riverbanks Zoo for 30 years, he More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) or other properly are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-1510 SC Law as Am More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Sanlax Enterprises, LLC, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consumption of Beer, and Wine Only at 1204 Bush River Rd., Columbia, SC 292 More...

LEGAL NOTICE

The original Wills of the decedents listed below were delivered to the Richland County Probate Court and admitted for Probate on the dates shown: More...