April 14, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

James Bond consults for CFS

The first James Bond movie screened in Columbia, shown at the Fox Theatre, was about a fictional character. More...

Facts about Flynn

The dynamic star of rousing '30s and '40s adventures, on screen and off, was born in Hobart, Tasmania, south of the Australian mainland. More...

Health Sciences SC dedicates new brain imaging center

Healthcare and University leaders representing Health Sciences South Carolina dedicated a new brain imaging center at Palmetto Health Richland April 5, 2006, and showed off the center's powerful new scanner, the most advanced of its kind in the world More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting+ April 12, 2006 + 9 am

Roll call City council convened shortly after 9 am, Wednesday, April 12, in City Hall for its work session. More...

Columbia City Council Meeting+ April 5, 2006 + 6 pm

Roll call City council met for its regular session last week on Wednesday, April 5, at 6 pm in Pontiac Elementary School. Council members Anne Sinclair and Sam Davis were absent on business. More...

Education

Keenan High School captures FIRST Robotics most prestigious award

Team 1398 at Keenan High School captured the Regional Chairman's Award, the most prestigious honor of the FIRST Robotics Palmetto Regional competition. More...

RNE student wins "Poetry Out Loud"

Elizabeth Stepp, a student at Richland Northeast High School, won first prize in the SC state finals of Poetry Out Loud, a national poetry recitation competition sponsored locally by the SC Arts Commission. More...

RNE Model UN Team takes first for the 17th year in a row

For an unprecedented 17th year in a row, the Richland Northeast High School Model United Nations team took first place at the National High School Model UN Conference, held in New York City March 21-26. More...

Sports

Dethroning the Lion Kings

Skyhawks hand Augusta Christian first loss in nearly two seasons.

The Augusta Christian Lions are the defending SCISA Class 3A state champions. The Lions hadn't lost a game since early last season until they visited Hammond Tuesday, April 11, 2006. More...

HIGH SCHOOL TENNIS Skyhawks soar over visiting Cardinals

Cardinal Newman's Tripp Volk outlasted Hammond's Ishan Dasgupta in two sets and a tie-breaker and won his doubles match with partner Brandon Briggs, but that was it for the Cardinals. More...

New athletic director for Thomas Sumter Academy

Troy Kessinger of Oviedo, Florida is the new athletic director and head football coach at Thomas Sumter Academy. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE Jam Pac Storage will hold a public sale to enforce a lien imposed on said property, as described below, pursuant to the South Carolina Self Storage Facility Act, SC Code Sections S9-20-10 to S9-20-50. More...

Public Notices

N OTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file 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...

The Fox becomes The Nick

Curious history and cinema lovers ascended narrow steps of the old Fox Theatre last week. Instead of a classic movie, they came for a first peek at what will be The Nickelodeon's home, possibly within two years. More...

Earlewood wins zoning dispute

Title loan business violates law

After over a month of waiting, the residents and business owners of the Earlewood neighborhood finally have a resolution to the zoning dispute with a title loan business at the corner of River Drive and Broad River Road. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

Grow up as slowly as possible

My dad taught me a few things that have served me well in life, like how to cook a good steak on the grill, lay down a drag bunt, and pull his finger. He gave me a love for dogs, sophomoric humor, and college football. More...

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

Taking men to the dark side

I know better, I really do. I understand morning television is more about marketing than truth; I realize the overwhelming number of viewers in the morning are middle aged women; I even try to avoid the programs altogether. More...

The breakup of Tommy & Emmie

Tommy wakes up early with a bad headache. He sits up on the edge of the bed and puts his hand on the side of his aching head. His sideburns are wet. He turns on the night light and sees the wetness is blood! More...

Business

Star Profile Robert Sox of WineStyles

Robert Sox was approaching 50, had a respectable nestegg, wanted a second career, and was smart enough not to take unnecessary risks. He did his homework and came up with WineStyles, a wine store in the Shoppes at Woodhill. More...

Grice's closes its doors after 15 years

Sally Marshall has a good idea how the Easter Bunny must feel. She has been delivering flowers and baskets to Grice's customers for the past 15 years. More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Money and more money According to The New York Times More...

Society

The Columbia Garden Club presents Spring Tour of Homes and Gardens

The Columbia Garden Club Spring Tour of Homes and Gardens will be April 22, 2006, 10 am-3 pm. Box lunches are available for $8 at the Kings Grant Clubhouse.

Contact (803) 787-1189 for ticket information. Mail checks to 2710 Canterbury Rd., Columbia, SC 29204 www.columbiagardenclub.com More...

"To remember means to know.

To know means to teach each other. To teach each other means to never forget." - Columbia Holocaust Memorial

This year's Yom Hashoah commemoration, remembrance of the six million Jews and many others who were murdered during WWII, will be held April 25, 2006. More...

Palette to Palate returns

Due to last year's great turn out, The Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties is pleased to announce Forest Acres' second Palette To Palate event. More...

Events

Calendar

Arts : The Columbia Museum of Art will host award-winning photographer Lloyd Wolf, Sun., April 23 at 2 pm. Contact Ellen Woodoff, 343-2215 or www.columbiamuseum.org. More...

Travel

Part 2: It takes an Explorer to eat an eyeball

What's left to explore?

One of the great events of the Explorers Club Annual Meeting is the Exotics, appetizers served before the dinner in the ballroom of the Waldorf- Astoria. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Photo

The Richland County Public Library, 1431 Assembly St., will host the 20th Annual More...

What's growing in Columbia

The new guinea impatiens come in lavender, orange, purple, pink, red, salmon, and white. They usually flower from spring to fall and require sun to shade for optimal growth. They can grow from 12 to 24 inches. More...

First Thursdays in the Garden back by popular demand

Riverbanks keeps the garden open 6 to 9 pm on first Thursdays through October

Riverbanks Zoo & Garden will stay open late on Thursdays as part of the Botanical Garden's First Thursdays in the Garden program, sponsored by Woodley's Garden Center and scheduled now through October. More...