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The calm in the midst of the storm returns to USC

New fans huddled in the corridor outside USC More...

News

Fort Jackson Bugle Calls

Times and Meanings

Since Revolutionary War times the US Military has used bugle and drum calls as a form of non More...

Authors share research tips

SC Department of Archives and History holds free roundtable discussion.

Area authors who have turned to the SC Department of Archives and History (SCDAH) for research sources will share some of their techniques at a roundtable discussion Saturday, February 11, beginning at 10 am. More...

Bottle Show to be held February 17 and 18

Collecting bottles was a means to an end for Harvey Teal. He thought if he could offer the Rev. Bill Cloer a desirable enough old whiskey bottle, the good pastor would trade him the three More...

Business

Knight Ridder reports lackluster profits

Due to sluggish advertising, fourth More...

Star Profile

W. Coley Brown of the Columbia Athletic Club

Silas Coley Brown began the Columbia Athletic Club in mid More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Law school More...

Society

My America draws large crowd

The opening preview of My America, Art from The Jewish Museum Collection 1900

A reception was held January 26, 2006, at the Columbia Museum of Art for the opening preview of My America, Art from The Jewish Museum Collection, 1900 More...

Scots celebrate Robert Burns’ 247th birthday

The Robert Burns Society celebrates Burns

The Robert Burns Society of the Midlands was organized in 1978 with Richard C. Strachan as president. Saturday January 28, the society celebrated its 28th anniversary and the 247th birthday of Scotland More...

Events

Calendar

Arts The Trenholm Artists

is sponsoring a workshop featuring Robert Hickman Feb. 14 More...

Travel

Into Africa

Part 1: We landed with a thump!

Editor More...

Shades of Irish

Editor More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Paulies Pizzeria, 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 4517 Forest Dr. Ste. More...

INVITATION TO BID NORTH MAIN PLAZA PHASE II

EAU CLAIRE DEVELOPMENT CORP Burkwood Construction, Inc. is seeking BIDS for all divisions of Construction for the North Main Plaza House Phase II on 2-20-06 before 4:00 PM. More...

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS January 26, 2006

PROJECT: #C-1040-2 Wessinger Road Regional Water System More...

Red dress ambassador tells her story

This week Stephanie Dempsey shared reasons why even young women should find out if they are at risk for heart disease. More...

ETV service receives millionth view

On Thursday, January 26, StreamlineSC , ETV More...

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

Quartet sends messages of love on Valentine

The Singing Valentines barbershop quartet will be surprising unsuspecting recipients with a message from his or her sweetheart. The quartet gives the recipient roses and sings lovesongs like More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Fixing a dog

My dog has a good life. He gets free room and board, plenty of attention, and because I keep losing an argument, he also gets a nice cozy spot in the middle of my bed. More...

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

America

I can More...

Sheriff Joe’s special hospitality

We wrote about this two years ago, but it More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting • February 1, 2006 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened at 9:10 Wednesday morning, February 1, in City Hall for its work session. All members of city council were present: Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

Education

Richland One accepting applications for Dr. John R. Stevenson Music Scholarship

Richland One More...

Clemson Tiger visits Logan Elementary

There More...

FAME = Fine Arts and Media Enrichment Program

Art is flowing through the halls of Dent Middle School. A classroom of creative writing students are learning about More...

Sports

Running with TNT

USC student will run February 18 for Teams in Training

A year ago, Ashley Wells picked up a flyer about The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society More...

Eboni Davis named South Carolina Army National Guard Richland County Player of the Month

The Columbia Star is proud to present Eboni Davis as the SC Army National Guard player of the month for January 2006. More...

Classes at Charles R. Drew Wellness Center

The Charles R. Drew Wellness Center announces the following swim classes for children and adults and life guard training for teens hoping to dive into a new job this summer. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

The gerber daisy, a native of South Africa, can only grow as a perennial in the warmest regions of the US; however, it is popular as an annual throughout the country. More...

Turn your yard into a red zone

If you can interest northern cardinals in your yard this winter by creating a backyard habitat, you may be able to enjoy their beauty and music year More...

The Original Mystery Plant

This is the leaf of a very strong oak. It More...