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Market your own BBQ sauce

The state's first workshop to help South Carolinians get their own barbeque sauce on the market is to be held Saturday, August 26, in Columbia by the S.C. Barbeque Association (SCBA). More...

The four major types of barbeque

This simplified map that is used on the web site of the Carolina Q Cup (www.carolinaQcup.com) shows the four major types of barbeque sauce found in America and it was adapted from a much more detailed map first published in More...

Business

GranDevine a grand success

The old Schneider School building, famous since 1924, has become The GranDevine, a 51-unit condominium complex in the heart of the Devine Street corridor. More...

Star Profile

Cheryl Holland of Abacus Planning Group

Cheryl Holland and her firm, Abacus, manage about $340,000,000 in assets primarily for individuals. A Certified Financial Planner, Holland began on a different footing in a different place. More...

Briefs

A good idea is always a new idea Columbia's first fiber-optic neighborhood is under development on the site of the Rockbridge par-3 golf course behind Forest Lake Presbyterian Church. More...

Society

Sertoma Club raises $64,000 for Carolina Children's Home

The Columbia Sertoma Club recently concluded its annual fundraising campaign on behalf of the Carolina Children's Home, raising more than $64,000 this year. More...

Miss Freeman and Mr. Hair exchange vows July 29, 2006

Julie Valiska Freeman of Chapin, South Carolina, and Brandon Thomas Hair of Graniteville, South Carolina, were married July 29, 2006, at Main Street Methodist Church. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Leaving your pet in a vehicle is not only dangerous, it's against the law

All the signs of autumn are here - students are back in school, fall clothes are hitting the stores, and football season is about to start. More...

Taking your dog for a walk could be cruel

Is it safe to take your dog for a walk every day? It's 100 outside. The heat index is 105. Even though it's a bit cooler in the morning and afternoon, imagine wearing a fur coat and walking on the hot pavement with your bare feet. More...

Mix it up!

ReDo Remix! Home Improvement Show comes to State Fairgrounds

Columbia's only remodeling event is bigger and better than ever! ReDo Remix! will be held August 18-20 at the State Fairgrounds-at both the Cantey and Ellison Buildings. More...

Richland One opens doors

Richland County School District One opened its doors on Tuesday, August 8, 2006, for the 123rd time or the 192nd time, depending on how you interpret history. More...

We remember Schneider School

Editor's note: The Schneider School on the corner of Maple and Devine Streets we remember will soon become Grandevine, a condominium complex with a pool. In this issue on this page and pages 14 and 15 we bring memories of that time back to you. More...

On Second Thought

USC grad caught in Lebanon

The situation in Lebanon is deteriorating by the day, particularly on the civilian population. The scale of destruction is far worse than all previous wars. More...

One group, two spellings

Hizballah

Formed in 1982 in response to the Israeli invasion of Lebanon, this Lebanon-based radical Shia group takes its ideological inspiration from the Iranian revolution and the teachings of the late Ayatollah Khomeini. More...

letters to the editor

Dr. William R. Stanley posed several questions regarding why America supports Israel in his obviously anti-semitic Op-ed article entitled "Israel - America's Achilles Heel" in your August 4, 2006 edition. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting + August 9, 2006 + 10 am

Roll call Council met at 10 am, Wednesday, August 9, for its regular meeting in City Hall. Council member Cromartie was out of town on city business. More...

Columbia City Council Meeting + August 2, 2006 + 6 pm

Roll call City council convened at the Greenview Park gym, Wednesday, August 2, at 6 pm for its District One evening meeting. Council members Tameika Isaac Devine, Anne Sinclair, and Kirkman Finlay were absent. More...

Education

Midlands Technical College's Automotive Program receives support from Firestone

Midlands Technical College's Automotive Technology Program recently received a contribution of $2,500 from Firestone Complete Auto Care. More...

Sports

Trenholm Little League Juniors win state championship

The Trenholm Park Little League (Juniors) team (13 & 14 yr. olds) won the state championship, Monday, July 31, 2006, by defeating other district champs from around the state. More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS SCE&G's ZooView webcam will feature Riverbanks' mother tiger and her three one-year-old cubs as they interact and play with one another through September 6. More...

Travel

E komo mai (welcome to) The Big Island

Hilo and Puna

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

Slave Trade Expedition to Africa

Part 16: Archaeologist at work

Dr. Ken Kelly is a hard working, adventure-seeking, dirt-digging kind of archaeologist...and we were proud to have him on our Farenya Expedition team. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE

"Changes in Flood Elevation Determinations"

Case#05-04-A589P CHANGES ARE MADE IN DETERMINATIONS OF BASE FLOOD ELEVATIONS FOR THE CITY OF COLUMBIA AND THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF RICHLAND COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, UNDER THE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles were Customer ordered tows and no one has claimed these vehicles as of 08/11/06. 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...