October 28, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Celebrate Freedom October 29 and 30

The Celebrate Freedom festival honors veterans while educating youth about the high price paid for liberties. More...

News

Symphony League holds 40th anniversary luncheon

John Kenneth Adams returned after 40 years to perform for the Symphony League More...

Past president of Symphony League becomes chair of Southeastern Orchestra Volunteer Organization

Elizabeth Wheeler, immediate past president of the Symphony League, was recently named a director and roundtable chair of the newly-formed Southeastern Orchestra Volunteer Association. More...

Same band, new name: it’s an Even Trade

Resound is no more More...

Business

The Columbia Star follows investments

By next week The Columbia Star Business Page will initiate an investment section on its second page. As part of a local weekly, the investment section will lean a little on local public companies and on local investment guidance professionals. More...

Star Profile

Total Comfort

Jim Reynolds recently stepped down after one year as chairman of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, although he stayed on board as a member of the executive committee. More...

Mortgage Survey

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Sports

Flora Cycling Team races in Greenville Cycling Classic

For Clayton Walker, biking is more than just a leisurely pastime. It More...

Girls Tornados win Great Carolina Shootout

The Northeast Columbia Soccer Associations U18 Girls Tornados, coached by Steve Berzins, won the Great Carolina Shootout Tournament held in Myrtle Beach, SC, October 15 More...

Cardinal Newman wins Homecoming game

Last Friday night during a lightning storm Cardinal Newman defeated Robert E. Lee 17 More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Spooky Tales

The spirit of The Columbia Star

By Amanda Taylor Three ugly witches live in my closet. Werewolves are right outside my bedroom window. And boogiemen are under my bed, I swear. And if I More...

Haunted construction

The supernatural interferes with Columbia streetscaping

By Natasha Whitling More...

Haunted House

The owners of this Shandon home are ready for some Halloween hijinks. More...

Trial lawyer receives Iraqi Freedom flag

On April 6, 2003, Capt. Delphin A. Gantt of the SC Air National Guard flew a combat mission over the hostile skies of Iraq in support of Operation Iraqi Freedom. The flight was in an F More...

Governor declares October 29 as Military Working Dog Teams Day

Johnny Mayo and Buck have been busy traveling in 2005 promoting their book, More...

A. C. Flora High School holds First Five Years Reunion

The first five graduating classes of A.C. Flora High School, 1962

Andrea Bloome Clary & Julian Bosworth More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Birthdays aren

The last significant birthday party I had was 15 years ago. It was on a Tuesday night my junior year in college, and it had something to do with becoming the legal age to do something. Come to think about that party, I don More...

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

From the book satchel to bowling ball carts

When I started the first grade at Alexander Consolidated Elementary School, I had a Lone Ranger book satchel. It was the coolest thing in Centreville, Alabama. Not a major accomplishment, but still. More...

Not your every day drive to work

Alfred is a stockbroker on his way to work in the heart of the city. First things first. Alfred stops at a drive More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting • October 26, 2005 • 9 am

Convention Steve Camp , president at the Columbia Metropolitan Conventions and Visitors Bureau (CVB), presented council a quarterly update. More...

Some Columbia City Council members amend USA Patriot Act

Four years after Congress passed and President Bush signed the USA Patriot Act, Mayor Bob Coble and four other members of the Columbia City Council, Tameika Isaac Devine, E.W. More...

Society

Flower Lady of the Governor’s Mansion decorates for gala

Caroline Matthews and fellow members of the Columbia Garden Club are creating centerpieces for all 158 of the tables around which guests will dine Saturday night. The event is a fundraiser sponsored by the Governor More...

Mimosa Garden Club holds 67th organizational meeting

Members of the Mimosa Garden Club held their 67th organizational meeting September 27, 2005, to plan for the 2005 More...

Sterling Chamber Players begin season November 18 at Sterling Garden Center

Sterling Chamber Players begins its tenth season with a concert November 18, at 8 pm. The program features Eric Chu, viola; Ryan Kho, violin; Jacqueline Taylor, cello; and Janice Zamostny, piano performing the More...

Events

Events

Bazaars

The 57th Annual Trinity Cathedral Bazaar will be Nov. 5 on the church grounds, 1100 Sumter St., 10 am More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 20: Orvieto the Magnificent

Once upon a time, a Bohemian priest on his way home from Rome stopped near Orvieto to celebrate mass. As he held the communion wafer, blood dripped onto his cloth. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Richland County Treasury

DELINQUENT TAX SALE - Part 1 of 2 (Last Name A-J)

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND By virtue of the certain tax executions issued by me, I, David A. More...

Richland County Treasury

DELINQUENT TAX SALE - Part 2 of 2 (Last Name K-Z)

DELINQUENT TAX SALE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND More...

Public Notices

MASTER

MASTER’S SALE 05-CP-40-1460 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of South Carolina State Housing Finance and Development Authority More...