December 2, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Black Friday is not for the faint of heart

Considered the biggest shopping day of the year, the day after Thanksgiving is named More...

Crafty Moms are new age entrepreneurs

More than 100 local artisans and other vendors have a holiday market for their wares thanks to the entrepreneurial spirit shared by Crafty Moms, a talented quintet of young women who have real shopping savvy. More...

Forest Lake Elementary students read to shoppers at Trenholm Plaza

During Children More...

Education

Personal fears keep teenagers from reading newspapers

Today More...

Author of Buck’s Heroes visits Keels

Johnny Mayo, author of Buck More...

Literacy Council Book Store has gifts for friends and family

This holiday season, while selecting gifts for friends and family, consider making a purchase that will also help a Columbia resident learn to read. More...

Society

Alice Campbell wins 2005 Leadership Award

Alice K. Campbell is the 2005 Leadership Award winner of the Richland County Family and Community Leaders (formerly called Home Demonstration) organization. She is a long More...

Zonta raises money for the Killingsworth Home

Santa, a holiday fashion show, a festive meal, live music by the Dick Goodwin Quintet, and a silent auction of items appealing to prospective gift givers were reasons enough for Zonta members to treat themselves to a night of fun. More...

Choral Society members tune up for Devine Evening

Four members of the Columbia Choral Society were in harmony before break of dawn Tuesday morning for an appearance on WIs More...

Travel

SC Bar releases Judicial Candidate Reports

The SC Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee released its reports on the qualifications of judicial candidates in contested and non-contested races. More...

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 23: The Colosseum continued

The Colosseum arena was originally covered with a wooden floor on which the spectacle took place. Below the flooring were animal cages, gladiator prep rooms, storerooms, and sets for the performances. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF%27S DEPARTMENT More...

LEGAL NOTICE

The original Wills of the decedents listed below were delivered to the Richland 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...

Charles Arthur Stuart 1926-2005

Charles Arthur Stuart, 79, a retired school administrator, died November 23, 2005, at the James L. West Alzheimer Center in Fort Worth, TX, following a very long illness. He was buried in the Dallas Fort Worth National Cemetery. More...

St. Marks Wood Neighborhood, the city, and the county honor couple

George McIntosh had no idea a recent homeowner More...

On Second Thought

A Tale of Two Houses

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Thirty–something speaks

Being thankful for the little problems

I was having another one of those days when I tend to wallow in my own self pity. My throat was a little sore. The new canine addition to our family circus hadn More...

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

Buy your own present

On the day before Thanksgiving, I was sitting in a Bojangles in Dillon when someone More...

Business

A closer look at hedge funds

All that money In 1950, individual stockholders owned 91% of US stocks held by direct owners. Today their share is down to 32%. In 1950, the ownership stake held by financial institutions was just 9%, but today it is 68% of all stocks. More...

Star Profile

Leon Cooper of Master Cleaners

John Temple Ligon Leon Cooper Jr., owner of Master Cleaners, has been in the business since it began in 1947, when home washing machines were rare and when housewives stayed home with no automobile. His father Leon Cooper Sr. More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Downtown Columbia More...

Sports

Lower State Champs!!!

Richland Northeast defeats arch rival Spring Valley 14

After Head Coach Jay Frye congratulated his Richland Northeast squad for a hard More...

Sportsmanship Award goes to Blythewood Middle School

Blythewood Middle School has been recognized with Richland District Two More...

Events

Events

Arbor Day The Columbia Tree and Appearance Commission, Columbia Green, and the Columbia Garden Club More...

Beauty in the Backyard

A jewel to be treasured

St. Peter More...

What's Growing In Columbia

The Carolina moonseed, also called the Carolina snailseed, coralbeads, and raspberry moonseed, is a twining deciduous vine that can climb to 14--feet high. The berries should not be eaten by humans but are enjoyed by many birds. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

It is a tiny little plant with a great big name. This is one that has found its way out of Europe and Asia, far into the New World and Australia as a common weed and now thrives on roadsides, open paths, and in vacant lots. More...