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Saying goodbye

Hammond School honors outgoing headmaster

Outgoing Headmaster Dr. Herbert B. Barks bids farewell to his students at Hammond School. For the full story, pictures, and video, go to www.TheColumbiaStar.com and visit the Shandon Plus section. More...

News

Columbia High School Class of '50 gathers at the Clarion Townhouse

The Columbia High School Class of 1956 held its 50th Class Reunion Saturday, April 22, 2006, at the Clarion Townhouse Hotel Columbia, South Carolina. More...

Book selected as top ten based on interviews with Satchel Paige

Columbia author William Price Fox read from his new book, More...

Yankees invade

On May 6 and 7, 2006, Confederate boys in gray fought against Union troops in blue on part of a 250 acre site in Sandy Run, Calhoun County. More...

Business

Commerce secretary highlights SC successes

Joe E. Taylor Jr., the state's secretary of commerce, spoke to the Columbia Rotary lunch crowd at Seawell's Monday, May 8. Taylor was introduced by Paul Mashburn, the club's president. More...

Star Profile Moe Baddoura of Moe's Grapevine

Mohsen Baddoura grew up in an entertaining household of superior international cooks. His parents were from Lebanon, and one of his grandmothers was from Sicily. He moved to South Carolina from Kuwait when he was 16. More...

Briefs

Director of the CMA nominated Karen Brosius, director of the Columbia Museum of Art, was nominated by President Bush for a seat on the board of the Federal Institute of Museum and Library Services. More...

Sports

HIGH SCHOOL BOYS TENNIS

Falcons knocked off their perch

The AC Flora Falcons and the Myrtle Beach Seahawks have combined to win six out of the last seven Class 3A high school tennis state championships. So it was only fitting these two teams battle for this year's title. More...

Top Cats!

Brookland-Cayce returns to the championship.

The fans at Brookland-Cayce know how to have a good time. More...

ON THE WEB

Flora cycling team competes in the Athens Twilight Criterium. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Scrapbooking leads nation's hobbies

National Scrapbooking Week could not get here fast enough for a group of Columbia hobbyists, so they celebrated two weeks early with a beach retreat on the Isle of Palms. More...

Columbia Children's Theatre presents Puss in Boots

The classic fairy tale, Puss in Boots , has been adapted by Columbia Children's Theatre artistic director, Jerry Stevenson. It takes place in a southern setting of plantation homes and old oak trees. More...

MI3 rates only

On Friday, May 5, I saw Mission Impossible III at Sandhills Cinema Sixteen with my friends Nero and Michael. Since I had never seen any of the More...

Whoo-ee pig-sewie!

Calling all BBQ lovers!

Join Carolina Children's Home for their 19th Annual BBQ Cook-Off Festival at the SC State Fairgrounds, Gate 11 on May 19 and 20, 2006. On Friday night, "Save the Pigs" is an anything but pork event! More...

Flora shares teachers with Russia

While most Columb-ians were sweating out the hot April weather, Linda Smith was donning her heavy coat. The AC Flora teacher spent her spring break traversing the globe as she traded the Carolina sunshine for the snows of Russia. More...

On Second Thought

letter to the editor

Trimnal's commentary is unfair to city workers

I would like to take this time to respond to this letter from Katherine Trimnal [published in the May 5 edition of the More...

commentary

Sorry, but the Post Office can't be trusted

Six months ago, I wrote an Open Letter to our congressmen complaining about the poor service our subscribers were receiving from the Post Office. More...

Don't you dare try this at home

It's springtime at the Outer Banks, and Yardley is enjoying a few days of vacation. It's 75 degrees, which is normal for this time of year, but the breeze is brisk, making it feel colder than it really is. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting + May 10, 2006 + 10 am

Roll call City council convened for its public hearing Wednesday, May 10, at 10 am. Mayor Bob Coble and Councilman E.W. Cromartie were in Washington, D.C. More...

Education

Our First Fifty

Fifty years! Can it be true? Time has tested both me and you. More...

This year is the 100th anniversary of Shandon/Schneider School. If you have any remembrances of the school, please share them with

The Columbia Star . Bring them to 723 Queen Street or email to warnerm@sc.rr.com. More...

Richland One Board approves administrative appointments

The Richland One Board of School Commissioners approved several administrative appointments for the 2006-07 school year during its regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday night at Dreher High School: More...

Society

Wade Hampton's silver comes home

Over the years, silver expert Kay Durham has been handed some fine silver from centuries past for identification and appraisal purposes. Recently she has had in her hands pieces that once belonged to one of Columbia's most venerable icons. More...

Hitching a ride to Scotland

The Spring Valley High School Players are sponsoring benefit performances of More...

Samuel Derrick Porter

Samuel Derrick Porter was born April 22, 2006, in Palmetto Health Richland Hospital at 11:41 pm. He weighed six pounds and seven ounces and was 19 inches long. He is the son of Susan O. and Stephen Derrick Porter. His maternal grandparents are Mr. More...

Events

Calendar

CHURCH/ Charity Mental Illness Recovery Center, Inc. (MIRCI) More...

Travel

Slave Trade Expedition to Africa

Part 3: The road to Farenya

The Road to Farenya is always paved with unexplained consequences. It has never been as simple as going from point A to point B. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ 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 29-1510 SC Law as Amended, More...

Notice to Creditors

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 th More...

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS

April 27, 2006 PROJECT: #SS6761 IMPROVEMENTS TO MILL CREEK PUMP STATION More...