June 9, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Fast Forward offers "eBay the Easy Way"

Rearing her sons alone as a single parent, Theresa Shumpert alleviated financial stress by learning to play eBay's game. More...

News

Virginia Lacy Day

Sunday, May 21, was Virginia Lacy Day in the city of Forest Acres. Dozens of friends and colleagues gathered in the auditorium of Crayton Middle School to celebrate her achievements and bid her a fond adieu. More...

Bone Marrow Drive

To benefit Jacob Rickman

Jacob, age 2, is diagnosed with a rare immune system disorder called IPEX Syndrome. To overcome this potentially fatal disease, Jacob needs to have a bone marrow transplant. So far, no one in his family is a match for him. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Cayce City Council Meeting + June 6, 2006 + 5 pm & 7 pm

Cayce City Council opened with a special meeting at 5 pm on June 6, 2006. The meeting was convened for a hearing on the appeal of the denial of a business license for the Boulevard Caf, a bar and dance club located at 1832 Airport Boulevard. More...

Richland County Council meeting + June 6, 2006

Members Present: 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...

Poll changes for June 13

The Richland County Election Commission by necessity has moved three voting locations for the June 13 Statewide Primary Elections. More...

Education

Heathwood Hall students learn folk art

When sixth grade art students at Heathwood Hall Episcopal School invited South Carolina folk artist Herman Thompson to have a joint show with them, they were inspired by his work. More...

C.A. Johnson student is Renaissance woman

Katherine Myers, a graduate of C.A. Johnson, has excelled in the past 12 months as an academically gifted person, a leader, an athlete, a classic musician, a soloist, a Christian and an entrepreneur. More...

Ben Lippen student wins Clemson's top scholarship

Allison Foreman, a senior at Ben Lippen School, recently accepted an invitation to the Clemson University National Scholars Program (NSP), the university's premier scholarship and educational enrichment program. More...

Sports

Cardinals fly high at Speed and Strength Competition

The SCISA Speed and Strength Competition state title has eluded the Cardinal Newman Cardinals for the past two years, but not this year. More...

Students pick up scholarships from Chick-fil-A

Columbia-area Chick-fil-A restaurants, in conjunction with the Greater Columbia Educational Advancement Foundation, recently awarded $1,000 scholarships to ten deserving Columbia-area high school students. More...

Strike-Out Queen heads to USC Salkehatchie

Dreher High School's Caroline Leidy, pitcher for the Lady Blue Devils softball team, has signed a letter of intent to play for USC Salkehatchie. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

75th General Convention of the Episcopal Church meets

The 75th General Convention of the Episcopal Church will take place in Columbus, Ohio, from June 13-21. This convention takes place every three years and draws both lay people and clergy from all over the world. More...

The perfect garden

Due to limited space and a slight handicap from a previous knee replacement, a close friend, Dave Barbee, designed and personally built the perfect garden for my needs. He is an electrical engineer with many talents. More...

What's growing in Columbia

Red hot poker Kniphofia Uvaria

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Columbia native wins Miss Greenville

Kelly Wilson wears a crown, and though it may not signify a royal heritage, it holds deep meaning for the Columbia-born woman. More...

Everybody wants a piece of the pie

Columbia City Council Meeting + June 7, 2006 + 9 am

Irmese revolt Irmo Town Council member Barry Walker More...

Congaree State Bank to open in West Columbia

West Columbia's only community bank headquarters is to locate at 3618 Sunset Boulevard, near both I-26 and I-20. Congaree State Bank is holding investment receptions to gain the necessary capital to begin business. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

Darwin was wrong

No offense to Charles Darwin, but I think he was a little off base with his theory of evolution. I can see where he was coming from, because we are in fact a little like monkeys. More...

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

Operations

When I was six, my tonsils had to be removed. I only remember tidbits about the whole thing. The anesthesiologist gave me ether, which induced really weird dreams. More...

You have the right to remain silent

A close friend and retired cop told me this story and swears it happened to him. In his own words: More...

Business

Star Profile

Carolyn Jones of the Moore School of Business

Her father was an Air Force pilot who later worked in the Federal Aviation Administration, so Carolyn Jones moved around a lot as a kid. More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Minimum wage in North Carolina heads north, like Chicago More...

First Community Corporation holds annual shareholder meeting

On May 17, First Community Corporation, the holding company for First Community Bank, held its 2006 annual shareholder meeting at their Newberry branch. Newberry Federal Savings Bank merged with First Community Bank in October 2004. More...

Society

Miss Johnson and Mr. McWilliams exchange vows in Spartanburg

Lauren Frances Johnson of Spartanburg, South Carolina, and William Reece McWilliams III, of Columbia were married June 3, 2006, at 7 pm at the Episcopal Church of the Advent in Spartanburg. The Rev. More...

Happy 50th Anniversary to Tom and Kay Anderson

Tom and Kay Anderson were married Saturday, June 9, 1956, at 7 pm in the Federated Church n North Jackson, Ohio. Tom retired in 1992 from Anderson Storm Company and Kay retired from J.B. White in 1998 after serving as fashion director for 23 years. More...

Miss Patteson and Mr. Moore marry June 3, 2006

Jessica Lynn Patteson and John McCutcheon Moore were married June 3, 2006, at Riverland Hills Baptist Church in Irmo, South Carolina. The Rev. Harold Reed Patteson Sr., grandfather of the bride, performed the 6 pm ceremony. More...

Events

Calendar

, aka Laguna de Montana, will be on display from June 13-July 25 in the Wachovia Gallery of the Richland County Public Library, 1431 Assembly St. More...

Travel

Slave Trade Expedition to Africa

Part 7: The Queen's Graveyard

Elizabeth Bailey Gomez, daughter of Chief Emmanuel Gomez of Bakia, a leading figure on the Rio Pongo, married Capt. Styles Lightbourn in 1809. The couple settled in Farenya where they established a successful trading post, dealing mostly in slaves. More...

Professor advises student on travel

I will be the first to admit that I am a hopeless optimist, and like many young adults, I entered college with high hopes and dreams of travel. A true romantic, my heart was set on going to Italy. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-1540 SC Law as Amended, and are in the c More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that NVD Inc., intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consumption of Beer, and Wine only at 2522 Forest Dr., Columbia, SC 29204. More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Jay R's Stop N Shop, 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 10447 Wilson Blvd., Blythewood, SC 2 More...