December 9, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Knight Ridder on the auction block

Knight Ridder, publisher of The State and 31 other dailies, was challenged last month by shareholders to More...

News

Triplets rescue animals

When Mildred, my canine American, part German Shepherd and possibly Great Dane, saw three little children playing in their fenced More...

Forest Acres welcomes the holidays with Sweet Seasons

Forest Acres City Hall was the site of a gala affair the evening of Tuesday, November 29, 2005. More...

Dogwood Garden Club beautifies Shandon

The Dogwood Garden Club with the help of the City of Columbia planted two beautiful dogwood trees in the 2800 block of Wheat Street for Arbor Day, December 2, 2005. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Forest Acres Profile

City Administrator Mark Williams

Forest Acres city administrator is Mark Williams. He moved here with his wife from Summerville, SC, in January 2005. He has degrees in city administration from the College of Charleston and USC. More...

Richland County Council Meeting • December 06, 2005 • 6 pm

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

Education

Richland Northeast High School places third in We The People Competition

Students from Richland Northeast High School in Columbia placed second runner More...

“Trees are cool, and so is school”

Arbor Day will never be the same for the students who participated at South Kilbourne Elementary School December 2. The president of the student body Krista Guessford introduced the speaker Tim Womick. More...

Arbor Day at Lyon Elementary

Lyon Elementary School celebrates Arbor Day as James Perry places the stake by the crepe myrtle donated to the school by The Woman More...

Sports

Too much Korn

The Richland Northeast Cavaliers succumb to Willie Korn and the Byrnes Rebels in the Division II Class 4A State Championship

If you watch enough football, you may see a hook and ladder, a fake punt, or an on More...

Lady Hornets regain stinging power

For the first time in over four years the Lady Hornets of C.A. Johnson High are at 500. After their season opener against Eau Claire, it seemed as though the 2005 More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles were Customer ordered tows and no one has claimed these vehicles as of 12/06/05. 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...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Y & G Enterprises, Inc., 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 1999 Beltline Blvd., Columbia, SC 2 More...

Third grader designs necktie for clothiers

Emily Hinnant, a third grader at St.Joseph School, returned from Johns Hopkins Children More...

Who is Kristen Darby and what does she want you to know?

Kristen Darby is a kind and beautiful 15 More...

On Second Thought

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

You

Late in the last century, we traveled to DC. While there, the woman who More...

Your refund is waiting — in jail!

The company I More...

Historic parsonage needs to be saved and restored

I am Robert Davis, president of the Olde Shandon Homeowners Association which consists of seven houses on the corner of Cypress and King Streets. More...

Business

Star Profile

Chief Justice Jean Toal of the South Carolina Supreme Court

The Columbia Rotary Club More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Condominium development lending standards getting tighter More...

Mortgage Survey

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Society

Miss Anderson and Mr. Small exchange vows October 22, 2005

Electa Allen Anderson of Hopkins, South Carolina, and Joe Lynn Small Jr. of Georgetown, South Carolina were married Saturday, October 22, at Shandon Baptist Church. The Rev. Dr. John Richard Lincoln and Rev. Jerry Glenn Long performed the double More...

Crape Myrtle Garden Club decorates Lace House for holidays

The refurbished, 150 More...

Gwendolyn McKinnon Oliver 1908–2005

Gwendolyn McKinnon Oliver, wife of the late Sewall Kemble Oliver Jr., died after a brief illness on Tuesday, November 29, 2005. She was born in St. Joseph More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 24: The Forum

The Roman Forum was not simply the core of an ancient city; for many it was the center of the universe. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

The holly bush produces its bright red berries in mid More...

Holiday shopping starts in the garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

The garden as a resource for holiday gift giving lends a refreshing perspective to the world around us. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

When I was a college student, our spring botany class spent plenty of time in the woods up around Cedar Creek, north of Columbia in Richland County. More...