January 27, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

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Columbia native returns to dance in LifeChance

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Girl Scouts send cookies packed with love to soldiers in Iraq

A local Girl Scout troop added personal letters, prayers, and small gifts to its shipment of cookies headed to patriots serving America overseas. The girls expected nothing in return. More...

Wofford president, Dr. Bernie Dunlap, receives honorary degree from Sewanee

Wofford College President Benjamin B. Dunlap received an honorary degree from his alma mater, Sewanee (The University of the South), on Tuesday, January 24. More...

Business

State executives plan economic strategies

In the legislation creating the Coordinating Council for Economic Development: More...

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Charles Austin of the City of Columbia

As city manager for the City of Columbia, Charles P. Austin Sr. is as familiar with the condition of the city as anyone can be. Last Monday, he shared his point of view with the Columbia Rotary Club at its meeting at Seawells. More...

Education

Student leader brings diversity to dance club

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AC Flora holds Miss Falcon contest

Five minutes before the start of the Miss Falcon Pageant, an event organizer appeared backstage and whispered the bad news. More...

Zig the Pig makes second round

Leo Burnett, a top international advertising agency, has chosen Zig the Pig to continue into the final round in its Packaged Good effort. More...

Sports

Snowman runs for 25 years

Caughman Road Park held its 25th Anniversary Snowman Run January 21. The run consisted of an 8K road race and a youth fun run. Every year the Snowman Run T More...

Team work pays off for Falcons

The Falcons were expecting a tough game Friday night as they faced Blythewood, a team they barely beat in double overtime a month ago. However, Tiara Knott More...

No Jones. No problem.

Three Diamond Hornets score in double figures to lift Lower Richland over Spring Valley

Lower Richland standout and future Syracuse Orangeman Mike Jones watched from the bench with an injury while Kenny McFadden came off the bench to lead the Diamond Hornets to a 66 More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

Camellias love the cool temperatures of a SC winter. An evergreen plant, the camellia can grow from four More...

Landscaping can save energy

I was reading a newspaper article that listed a variety of energy More...

The Winter Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

Arlene Marturano The best tour guide to any scent in my garden is my dog, Brittany. Her French ancestry coupled with the canine More...

Rug hooking, green dorms, and a barbershop quartet

Tom and Pollyanna Davis are an innovative couple whose lives have more twists and turns than a motocross racetrack. More...

Not run of the mill

Whether you enjoy going out to eat or cooking in the comfort of your own home, you can get the best ingredients for good old More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

No more wasted youth

When I was in high school my mother once asked me what I was doing with my life. I smiled and told her I was making memories. More...

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

Illegal spying

When we think of terrorists, Timothy McVeigh seldom comes to mind. The word usually conjures up images of people different from us, way different. They hate freedom, our lifestyle, and worship a different, evil God. More...

Nuf sed

The first part of Dreher High School to be demolished was the science building, the newest part of the school. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council Meeting • January 17, 2006 • 6 pm

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

Forest Acres City Council Meeting • January 10, 2006 • 5 pm

Roll Call Mayor Brunson called the meeting to order at 5:18 pm. Council member Dukes and Mayor Pro Tempore Curtis L. Rye were not in attendance due to work related out More...

Columbia City Council Meeting • January 25, 2006 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened Wednesday, January 25, at 9 am in City Hall for its work session. Council member Anne Sinclair was absent due to business urgencies, but all others were present: Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

Society

Contra dancing keeps tradition on its toes

Dancer says contra dance is like an amusement park ride we make for ourselves.

If speed dating has an ancestor, it could be contra dancing. More...

Miss Westmoreland and Mr. Stewart plan to wed May 27, 2006

Mr. and Mrs. Derrell Wayne Sipes of Irmo are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessa Taylor Westmoreland, to Heath McAlvin Stewart III. More...

Captain John Chappell Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century meets

On Saturday, January 14, 2006, the Captain John Chappell Chapter, Colonial Dames XVII Century, met at the Spring Valley Country Club. Mrs. Yvonne Russell was hostess. Mrs. Phyllis B. Gale, president, called the meeting to order at 11:30 am. More...

Travel

Travels in Madagascar

Part 3: Destruction and tragedy

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...

Shades of Irish

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Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Danyel Wright, 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 10320 Farrow Rd., Blythewood, SC 29016. More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Connoisseurs Corner, LLC, 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 320 Long Pointe Lane, Columbia, SC 29 More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that King and Brewer Enterprises LLC dba Pavlov More...