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News

Verizon helps needy students get school supplies

There are only a few short weeks left until school begins, and The Cooperative Ministry is working hard to see that needy children have what they need to start the year off. More...

Do the math, girls....and the science

Until they got involved in Fast Forward's science camp, many of the fifth through seventh grade girls who registered for the week's activities had not realized there were women scientists. More...

Curing Kids' Cancer donates $11,000 to Palmetto Health

On July 31, 2006, Curing Kids' Cancer Inc. donated $11,000 to Palmetto Health Children's Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders to fund cutting-edge cancer research. More...

Education

A.C. Flora honors new principal

There will be a lot of new faces at Flora this year. In addition to the usual group of upcoming freshman, the school will welcome a new principal. More...

Society

Sisters gather after 50 years

Sorority sisters from pledge classes '47-'52 of Kappa Delta Epsilon at USC meet at the new KD house.

The word was out. USC Kappa Delta Epsilon Sorority members would meet at the new KD house in the Greek Village Friday, July 28, 2006. More...

Mrs. Thomasena Lee Strickland

Services for Mrs. Thomasena Lee Strickland, wife of the late Joseph C. Strickland, were held at 2 pm Wednesday, August 2, 2006, at Greenview First Baptist Church with burial in Crescent Hill Memorial Gardens. More...

Columbia College prepares future leaders

Kayla Nicole Spigner, daughter of James and Katrina Spigner, was a participant in Columbia College's Emerging Leaders 2006 residential camp July 16-22. She will be a student at Richland Northeast High School in the fall. More...

Events

Events

ART The Columbia Museum of Art will present More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Nature's air conditioners

If you have ever escaped from blazing hot sun in a shady spot under a tree, you know how these natural air conditioners can make you feel more comfortable. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

It was mid-morning, and the sun was already promising a broiling afternoon. Up on the high ground, it was clear as a bell, but scrambling down the bluff onto the bottomland, the swamp was still dark, with a dense canopy overhead. More...

Have a slice of watermelon!

Served cold it works as a dessert, as a snack, or as part of a refreshing salad. More...

Columbia's first rock music school debuts

History will be made Sunday, August 27 as students from the Columbia Rock Academy make their official debut performance at Jillian's in the Vista. The Columbia Rock Academy is Columbia's first music school dedicated to the study of rock music. More...

16-year-old heads to college

Sam Ferguson is filled with anticipation as well as a few mixed emotions. While his former classmates are entering their junior year at Blythewood High School, he will begin his freshman year at Simon's Rock College of Bard in Great Barrington, Mass. More...

On Second Thought

Untold Good News from Iraq

Prior to Saddam Hussein's oppressive regime, Iraq was the second richest country in the Persian Gulf region. However, after 30 years of willful neglect and treasury-draining regional wars, Iraq's once modern infrastructure lay in ruin. More...

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Let's remember Mrs. Sloan's Dancing School

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Government / Neighborhood

Cayce City Council Meeting + August 1, 2006 + 7 pm

Getting started Cayce Mayor Avery B. Wilkerson Jr. More...

Business

Star Profile Jim Epting of Epting Distributors

By John Temple Ligon Temple@TheColumbiaStar.com More...

Briefs

BMW plant adds another vehicle In another four years, BMW might move the production of its X3 SUV to the Greer assembly plant, as reported by the European trade publication, More...

Opera house finds financial feasibility

In the late 1980s, Columbia was getting the Koger Center, while Greenville was building the Peace Center, and Charlotte, the Blumenthal. The Koger Center was the best buy. More...

Sports

South Carolina American Legion State Championship Tournament

Game 2: Pathfinders fight back

Chaz Ardis started and ended a fourth inning rally for Richland Post 6 in an elimination game against Gaffney Thursday, July 27, 2006. Ardis led off with a double down the left field line. Then Will Lewis knocked him in with a double of his own. More...

Tough end to a great season

Game 3: Florence Post 1 puts an end to Richland's State Title hopes. Stories and Photos by Mike Maddock

Unlike their previous two games in the SC American Legion State Tournament, the Richland Post 6 Pathfinders got off to a quick start against Florence Friday, July 28, 2006, at Riley Park in Sumter. More...

Travel

Slave Trade Expedition to Africa

Part 15: Village Economics - Canoes & Baskets

Compared to those of us in high-tech, affluent America, the villagers of Farenya are very much self- sufficient economically. Most of what they use in their daily lives is produced in the village. More...

E komo mai (welcome to) The Big Island

South Kona and South Point

For three weeks in May-June, 2006, The Columbia Star More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF DISSOLUTION ABP Inspection Service, LLC, ("ABP") filed Articles of Dissolution on August 2, 2006. If you have a legal claim against ABP, please send the claim and any supporting documentation to the attention of Alexander B. More...

NOTICE 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 their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R 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...