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News

St. Pat's in Five Points proceeds go to good cause

The Kudzu Queens and Dennis Hiltner (r) present a $4,000 check to Capt. Ethan Frizzel of the Salvation Army. On May 11, 2006, the Five Points Association presented 18 Midlands organizations with $43,000 in proceeds from the 2006 St. More...

Trinity Cathedral gets new building

After many years of planning and three years of construction, Trinity Cathedral's Center for Mission and Ministry will have its Grand Opening on June 4th, Pentecost Sunday. More...

Sorensen promises to improve "Carolina experience"

The Zone near Williams-Brice Stadium was the "rain" alternative venue for the 14th annual President's Alumni Reception where USC President Andrew Sorensen let graduates in on plans for the making the "Carolina Experience" even more desirable for futu More...

Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Myrtle Beach blues A few years ago, Columbia City Council looked to Myrtle Beach for bold vision and keen business acumen in owning and operating a city-developed hotel. More...

USC breaks ground on new SC Political Collections wing

The new Political Collections Wing at the USC Thomas Cooper Library. More...

Sam Jones of Hampton Automotive

Growing up on Wellington Road in Forest Hills, Sam W. Jones Jr. graduated from Dreher High School and its neighboring Cotton Patch drive-in with the class of '60. By then he had been working at his family's car dealership for 12 years. More...

Sports

No repeat for the Lady Bearcats

CLASS 3A GIRLS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Riverside Lady Warriors 2 + Brookland-Cayce Lady Bearcats 1 More...

Penalty kick sinks Vikings

CLASS 4A BOYS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Northwestern Trojans 1 + Spring Valley Vikings 0 More...

Cardinals' title hopes blocked

SCISA CLASS 3A GIRLS STATE CHAMPIONSHIP Hilton Head Prep Lady Dolphins 2 + Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals (3-2 Penalty Kicks More...

Travel

Part 4: Arrival in Farenya

The expedition team arrived in Farenya at 7 pm as darkness shrouded the clay road. We stopped at Chief Fofana's house and announced our arrival. In our truck were Dr. Naby Camara, Dr. More...

Explorers continue attack on Palmetto Trail

The local chapter of the Explorers Club is hiking the Palmetto Trail, all 440 miles from the mountains to the sea across South Carolina, section by section. Last fall, they completed the seven-mile Glenn Springs Passage. More...

Part 4: Arrival in Farenya

The expedition team arrived in Farenya at 7 pm as darkness shrouded the clay road. We stopped at Chief Fofana's house and announced our arrival. In our truck were Dr. Naby Camara, Dr. More...

Mashburns roll out red carpet, then shag on it

Harry and Betsy Mashburn have a well- earned reputation around town for their gracious hospitality. More...

The sky's no limit June 11, International Young Eagles Day

The skies over Columbia fill with wonder every second Saturday of the month when the seasoned pilots of the Palmetto Sport Aviation club share their passion for flying by offering students the gift of flight. More...

Gridiron moms help tackle cancer

Heathwood Hall students give up recess and send moms to the football field.

The fans of Heathwood Hall Episcopal School are accustomed to seeing talented athletes on the football field, but Friday, May 12, 2006 was not one of those days. More...

On Second Thought

Setting the record straight for the City of Columbia

On Monday, May 8, 2006, I was standing across the street from City Hall reading a commentary entitled "City Should Exercise Prudence with Annual Budget" in the May 5 edition of More...

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Thirty-something speaks

The germ magnets

My mother may never come to baby-sit my kids again. She spent the day with two of my children a few days ago, and she hasn't been the same since. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting + May 17, 2006 + 9 am

Roll call City council convened about 9 am, Wednesday, May 17, on the third floor of City Hall for its work session. Council member Daniel Rickenmann was absent due to out-of-town business. More...

Richland County Council Meeting + May 16, 2006 + 6 pm

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

Education

Keenan's Robo Raiders capture national award

Richland One congratulates the Keenan Robo Raiders for capturing the Judges' Award in the FIRST Robotics international competition in Atlanta April 27-29. The robotics team went up against 344 competitors from the US and foreign countries. More...

Second-grader rules the school

On May 12, 2006, Rosewood Elementary School was turned over to a second-grader when Alex Evatt became "Principal for the Day." More...

Society

Miss O'Keefe and Mr. Davison exchange vows May 13, 2006

Emily Heath O'Keefe and Byron Gerret Davison were married May 13, 2006, at 5 pm at St. John's Episcopal Church in Columbia. Rev. Dr. John Wells Warren performed the double ring ceremony. More...

Two birthdays in one; Columbians get the presents

When Columbians slide into the smooth pews at St. Peter's Catholic Church Sunday afternoon, May 21, for Columbia Choral Society's 75th anniversary concert, the music will be just one aspect of the beauty surrounding them. More...

What happens when a meteorite hits the earth?

John Hodge explains impact of comets and asteroids

John Hodge isn't your typical historian. He's never investigated ancient civilizations, nor studied past events. Instead, he eagerly peruses the night skies in hopes of gaining insight into our universe's history. More...

Events

The Forest Acres Festival comes to Flora

Had you driven down Falcon Drive on Saturday, May 13, you would have thought the fair had come to Flora. The school's soccer fields were filled with food vendors, rides, and bluegrass bands for the third annual Forest Acres Festival. More...

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ART USC's McKissick Museum will present an exhibit of photography by More...

The Forest Acres Festival comes to Flora

Had you driven down Falcon Drive on Saturday, May 13, you would have thought the fair had come to Flora. The school's soccer fields were filled with food vendors, rides, and bluegrass bands for the third annual Forest Acres Festival. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE TO CONTRACTORS May 7, 2006 PROJECT: HAMPTON STREET PEDESTRIAN BRIDGE DEMOLITION

Sealed proposals will be received by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Columbia, South Carolina, for the demolition, removal and disposal of the Hampton Street Pedestrian Bridge. More...

PUBLIC NOTICE SC Department of Health and Environmental Control Bureau of Water 2600 Bull Street Columbia, South Carolina 29201 Public Notice No. 06-214-RDate: May 19, 2006 NOTICE OF PROPOSED REISSUANCE OF A NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION

The following applicants have reapplied for a National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit to discharge storm water into waters of the State of South Carolina. More...

Public Notices

N OTICE   The annual return of The Eloise C. Snyder Foundation is available for inspection at its principal office during regular business hours c/o Eloise C. More...