December 30, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

News

USC football players take strength of children to bowl

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Rapping with Robot Rick

This has been a week full of firsts for me. On Saturday I did my first radio interview, and Friday I had my first live interview with a robot! His name is Rick which is short for Retailtainment Interactive Coca More...

To all the kids who were born in the 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s, and 70s

First, we survived being born to mothers who smoked and/or drank while they carried us. More...

Business

Eminent domain heats up

Last June the US Supreme Court voted 5 More...

Star Profile Randy Dennis of 2Gs

Facing Saluda Avenue about midway between Starbuck More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Student loans As part of a $40 billion deficit reduction package, Congress recently cut funding for student loans. Over five years federal student loan programs will be cut by $12.7 billion. More...

Society

The Columbia Cotillion celebrates 115 years of presenting debutantes

In its one hundred fifteenth season, The Columbia Cotillion Club More...

Katie and Irwin Kahn Jewish Community Center to host fitness program for kids

Beginning January 16, 2006, the Jewish Community Center (JCC) will begin a fun and creative way for children of all ages to learn the basics of fitness and develop a positive self image. More...

SC Ball presents six debutantes

Six daughters and one niece were presented at The South Carolina Debutante Ball on Thursday, December 22, 2005, at Forest Lake Club. More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part 26: St. Peter

The Tomb of St. Peter lies beneath this brass plaque in the floor. It contains the Vatican seal. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Jin Sung Pak, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Beer and Wine only, at 1807 Decker Blvd. Suite 6, Columbia, SC 29206. 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...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Does memory lane have to have so many potholes?

For some reason God gave me the ability to remember the strangest things while vast, and potentially important, segments of my life seem to vanish. Maybe it More...

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

What

I was around ten, and we were visiting my mother More...

A Christmas Eve miracle

This bizarre incident happened several years ago in Derry, New Hampshire. It was first reported by the Associated Press. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council Special Called Meeting • December 20, 2005 • 6 pm

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...

Correction

In the December 16, 2005 issue in the Richland County Council article it was stated, More...

Education

St. Peter’s Catholic School

St. Peter More...

Dreher student is classical pianist

Can music really calm the savage beast? If so, the young Amy Zhang More...

Heathwood Hall students raise $13,612 for Harvest Hope Food Bank

Through some creative fundraising efforts this fall, students at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School have raised a total of $13,612 for Harvest Hope Food Bank. More...

Sports

Able to make a difference

Eau Claire High School head football coach Burton Able is trying to make a difference in the lives of his players. On Sunday, December 11, he was rewarded for his efforts. More...

Lower Richland High School honors Coach Jones for 42 years of service

Coach Hugh More...

Loving the Gamecocks

Richland Northeast

Career Highlights for Chris Love Dentsville Dixie Baseball All-Stars 1995 More...

Beauty in the Backyard

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The Original Mystery Plant

The palm family has 3,000 or so different species and is collectively one of the most economically useful groups of plants in the world. Most palms are trees, but there are also short, shrub More...