February 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

80–year–old artist unveils 51 new works

Turning 80 might be an event to keep under wraps for most women, but Laura Spong greeted the occasion by unveiling 51 new works of art. More...

News

Bridging the gap between East and West

Part two: Realities of leaving home

Growing up in the former Soviet Union, Sasha never dreamed that one day she would live in the US. Her life was quite full in her native country. More...

Awareness Through Movement© comes to Columbia

Make the impossible possible, the possible easy, and the easy elegant.

Kate Heald was fed up with corporate life. Getting laid off and away from 12 More...

New eyes and paws change USC nursing professor’s life

Valora left the sunshine of California and flew across the country, arriving in September on the USC campus. More...

Business

Luxury condos proposed for corner of Blossom and Main

In partnership with the USC Development Foundation, Holder Properties of Atlanta announces plans for a six More...

Star Profile

John Spratt (D-SC), US House of Representatives

Congressman John Spratt spoke Monday at Seawell More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

At these prices, go back for more In SC in 2000, 122,291 households used food stamps worth $246.7 million. In 2005, 216,603 households scored the benefits for a total of $551 million. More...

Society

Viva Las Vegas

A Rousing Success

On Saturday evening, February 11, 2006, the Cardinal Newman gym and cafeteria were transformed into another world complete with poker chips and giant playing cards dangling from the ceiling. More...

SC Archives and USC Chapter DAR hold genealogical workshop

The SC Archives and History Foundation, in conjunction with the USC Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, held a genealogical workshop at the Archives, February 11, 2006. More...

Virginia Gaston Hennig 1933–2006

Virginia Gaston Hennig, 72, wife of Julian Hennig Jr. died Thursday, February 16, 2006, at her home after an illness. More...

Events

Events

Arts

The McCrory Gallery , 1276 Assembly St., will host a special exhibition featuring the art of Sheri Moore, through Sunday, March 5. 400-1205. More...

Travel

Into Africa

Part 4: Learning to play

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Anecdotes from France

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Public Notices - Free Access

SUMMONS IN THE PROBATE COURT

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND Estate of RUBY MURPHY HENRY, Deceased More...

Invitation to Bid

Attention: Minority and Women Owned Businesses Loveless Commercial Contracting, Inc. is preparing a bid for the Northeast Fire & Police Station Columbia, SC. More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) or other property are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-15-10 SC Law as Amended, and are in the custody More...

Jihadists committed to conquering western culture

Jihadists (radical Islamic fundamentalists) constitute only 1% of the Muslim World, but they are defeating moderate Muslims and the Western World in the clash of ideas. More...

Me and My Big Mouth continues legacy of Dr. Harry Sunshine

The Columbia Marionette Theatre has been on the road in February, entertaining first graders in Richland District Two with a puppet show entitled More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

And so it begins

My wife has always told me that women start planning their weddings about the same time as they learn to tie their own shoes. In other words, when little girls are learning to read and write in kindergarten, they More...

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

Romancing NASCAR

One Saturday morning in 1998, traveling between Birmingham and Tuscaloosa, I passed a brand new Mercedes. On the rear bumper was a Dale Earnhardt sticker. That was when I realized NASCAR had changed significantly and permanently. More...

The GPS knows all and tells all

CSI television shows have given real More...

Government / Neighborhood

Forest Acres City Council Meeting • February 21, 2006 • 6 pm

Trailer troubles Forest Acres City Council met at 5:15 pm on February 14, 2006. City Attorney Holloway began by presiding over two public hearings. More...

Richland County Council Meeting • February 21, 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...

Columbi City Council Meeting • February 22, 2006 • 9 am

Roll call Columbia City Council convened its work session Wednesday, February 22, at 9 am. Former council member Hamilton Osborne resigned the week before. Council member Daniel Rickenmann was absent. More...

Education

Shoeless Joe—guilty or not guilty?

Eleven schools will attempt to answer that question as they compete in the SC Bar Regional High School Mock Trial Competition Saturday, February 25, at the Richland County Courthouse. The competition will begin at 9 am at 1701 Main St. in Columbia. More...

Students by day! Rock stars by night!

Their music is dark, cacophonous, and inspires the crowd to pump their fists in the air and scream along with them. More...

Competitors dance and model in the Mr. Falcon Pageant

The guys at AC Flora have a style of their own, and four juniors who competed in the Mr. Falcon Pageant certainly didn More...

Sports

Kicking off the season

Spring Valley plays host to 32 girls

How does a high school girls More...

RESULTS

Round 1 Eastside 1, Bishop England 0 Lexington 5, Dreher 0 More...

Beauty in the Backyard

ETV tells more

Carolina Stories

On Thursday, March 2 at 9 pm, ETV More...

The Original Mystery Plant

The air was now cool and salubrious, and riding seven or eight miles, through a pine forest, I came to Sapello bridge, to which the salt tide flows. I here stopped More...

What’s growing in Columbia

Dusty miller grows as an annual in SC from eight to 15 inches tall. It is used for its silver More...