January 13, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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The cabin of Sherwood Forest

Hidden behind rows of robust azalea and camellia bushes, the old log cabin playfully reflected sunlight off its hammered tin roof. Fragrant magnolia trees stood guard nearby, muffling Blossom Street More...

Barber’s tale is in the clippings

Clippings tell part of the story about barber A.L. Barfield More...

My uncle...the knifemaker

Ira E. Dixon Jr., an artist and a craftsman, is a knifemaker from Ventura, California, and the uncle of writer, John Dixon.

My uncle was home for the holidays. We don More...

Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Pony up GM, Ford, and DaimlerChrysler are going retro with high More...

Senator John Drummond receives David Wilkins Legislative Award

Senator John Drummond, president pro More...

Lawyer Jay Bender wins another day for gambling

The Catawba Indian tribe of York County heard Richland County Master More...

Sports

Em – Bolden – ed

Richland Northeast

Richland Northeast has a star in the starting line More...

Balancing Act

Three Vikings score in double figures to help overwhelm the Cavaliers.

Spring Valley head coach Kim Bouchey says any win in the region on the road is huge. She didn More...

Events

Calendar

Arts

Gallery 80808 , 808 Lady St., is hosting an art exhibition featuring work by four artists. The opening reception is Thursday, Jan. 19 from 5 More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

This red flowering kale is used as a decorative plant during the fall and winter months. The flowering kale and cabbage colors deepen during colder weather but will usually last only until the first good frost or snow. More...

Winter riverwalking

It More...

The Original Mystery Plant

Color, color, color More...

polar plunge

Third Annual Polar Bear Plunge the coldest yet

The lake temperature was a breathtaking 49 degrees Saturday morning, January 7, 2006, when 76 psyched swimmers dressed in brightly colored robes and towels lined up for the third annual Polar Bear Plunge at Lake Carolina. More...

On Second Thought

Opinion: The new Internet Predator Act

What does the future hold for the new Internet Predator Act? As a lawyer I have serious reservations as to the law being constitutional in its current form. It is overly More...

Fashion police: be on the lookout

Lucius is in his mid More...

Thirty–something speaks

Questions, confusion, and rednecks

My parents did the best they could, and that More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting • January 11, 2006 • 8 am

Roll call City council convened at 8 am Wednesday, January 11, for an executive session behind closed doors. At 10, council arrived on the third floor of City Hall for its regular session and for a public hearing. More...

Education

Fourth grader plays young Bach in

Mostly Mozart and More

In many ways, Brent Shuman is like any of his fourth grade peers at Forest Lake Elementary School in Forest Acres. He likes video games, loves his dogs, and listens to his MP3 player a lot. More...

Kids can ZOOm! Into Spring or Sizzle this summer

ZOOm! Into Spring is for kids ages six to nine and provides three days of fun for children out of school for spring break. The dates are Monday through Wednesday, April 10 More...

Movers and shakers

The AC Flora Academic Bowl Team won its first round of competition by defeating CA Johnson by a score of 180 to 80. More...

Society

90 years old and going strong

Not much slows Alice Besier down these days. Last week she turned 90 and doesn More...

The Phenomenal Woman

When Maya Angelou turned 70, she said these things: More...

Miss Todd and Mr. Thomas exchange vows January 14, 2006

Pierrine Baker Todd of Columbia and William Leslie Thomas of Fayetteville, Tennessee were married January 14, 2006, at Eastminster Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Mark Edward Durrett performed the six o More...

Travel

Travels in Madagascar

Editors note: Janet Ciegler, a member of The Explorers Club, lives in West Columbia. She is a leading expert on beetles about which she has written a number of publications. More...

A visit to the world’s

smallest church

While traveling with my family over the Christmas holidays, I discovered the world More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles were ordered towed by Law Enforcement and no one has claimed these vehicles as of 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 Tiga Lee More...