October 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Beulah Baptist Church breaks ground

Beulah Baptist Church on Garners Ferry Road broke ground Saturday, October 14, 2006, for its new facilities. More...

85-year-old Incarnation Lutheran Church puts vision into practice

Following a festive anniversary celebration in September, members of Incarnation Lutheran Church gathered again for a luncheon in October to celebrate "The Privilege of Sharing," the annual stewardship campaign. More...

Trinity Cathedral holds Blessing of the Animals

Elizabeth Powers, daughter, with her mother Elizabeth Powers, and Annabelle, Charlie, and Gilly enjoy a spirited Blessing of the Animals at Trinity Cathedral recently. More...

Business

John Cox wants to be your next president

Over coffee in the Capitol Cafe on Main Street, Republican John Cox took more than an hour to outline his campaign to snare his party's nomination for president. More...

Star Profile Jasper Johns, artist

Jasper Johns attended A. C. Moore Elementary School, the University of South Carolina, and served at Fort Jackson.

A record was set for South Carolina and for the world last week. A painting by a South Carolina artist, Jasper Johns, sold for the highest price paid for a work by a living artist. Chicago hedge-fund manager Kenneth C. More...

Help us find Jasper John's classmates

Were you at A.C. Moore Elementary for the 1939-40 school year? Take any art classes with Jasper Johns? More...

Society

Miss Wilson and Mr. Asay exchange vows October 13, 2006

Margaret Colvin Wilson and John McCabe Asay Jr. were married Friday, October 13, 2006, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. David R. Whitman performed the 6:30 pm ceremony. More...

Philharmonic director speaks to University Chapter DAR

South Carolina Philharmonic and Artistic Director Nicholas Smith passionately referred to symphony as "an amazing art form," when he spoke recently to the University Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution. More...

Three Colonial Dames XVII Century Chapters meet at historic church in Clinton

Three Colonial Dames XVII Century Chapters met Saturday, October 14, 2006, at the historic Duncan Creek Presbyterian Church outside of Clinton, SC. More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS SCE&G's ZooView webcam will feature Riverbanks Zoo and Garden's two grizzly bears through October. 779-8717 or www.scegzooview.com. More...

Travel

Slave Trade Expedition to Africa

Conclusion: Flag Expedition Report

Our expedition to Farenya, Guinea, in January 2006 was an official flag expedition of The Explorers Club. Carrying the Explorers Club flag on an expedition is intended to further the cause of exploration and field science. More...

Explorers Show & Tell open to the public

Explorers Club members - the same people who were first to climb the highest peak, first to dive to the deepest depth, first to reach the iciest poles, and first in space - are having a show and tell in Columbia Friday, October 27. More...

Mobile Vietnam Wall Replica to visit Columbia

Columbia will be the next stop on a cross-country tour for the Dignity Memorial Vietnam Wall Experience, a traveling, three-quarter-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. More...

Columbia Classical Ballet opens ninth season with Carmina Burana and Jekyll & Hyde

Columbia Classical Ballet directed by Radenko Pavlovich begins its ninth season October 20, 2006, at 7:30 pm at the Koger Center with two ballets for the price of one, More...

Christmas comes early for homecoming

Homecoming is more than just a football game, it's a weeklong celebration. Last week, Flora students voted on homecoming queens and decorated hallways, floats, and even themselves in preparation for the big game. More...

On Second Thought

We Need A Yes Vote On Amendment #3

Letter to the Editor When you vote in November, there will be several proposed amendments to the State Constitution. More...

Who's responsible for high gas prices?

We routinely blame the Arabs when the price of gasoline goes up, and we praise the government when it goes down. This blame and praise may be misdirected. More...

Letter to the Editor

Make it Simple, Stupid!

I have read and re-read several times the Statewide Constitutional Amendments for the November 7, 2006, General Election. I do not feel comfortable I will be voting my true preferences due to the wording of the amendments and the explanations. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council meeting + October 18, 2006

Roll call City council convened Wednesday, October 18, at 9 am for its work session. Regular session began at 10. Council member Sam Davis was absent. Present were all other members: Daniel Rickenmann, E.W. More...

Richland County Council meeting + October 17, 2006

Ballet Teresa McWilliams , of the Columbia City Ballet, informed the county council of an offer by Blue Cross to match any funds received by the ballet. McWilliams asked for $5000. More...

Forest Acres City Council October 10, 2006

Roll call Forest Acres City Council met at 5:15 on Tuesday October 10, 2006 with all present and accounted for. More...

Education

Dreher High School Class of '61 gathers at Dianne's on Devine

On October 14, 2006, about 130 members of the Dreher High School Class of 1961 and their spouses met at Dianne's on Devine and renewed ole friendships from 7 pm until...Dianne Light, a member of the class of 1961, hosted the event. More...

Report from Dreher Class of 1961 officers

Out of 428 original class members, we still have accurate addresses on approximately 300. About 130 people attended the reunion. The Dreher Class of 1961 has many professional people such as doctors, lawyers, and judges including S.C. More...

Midlands Tech receives $1.8 million grant

Midlands Technical College will receive $1.8 million over the next five years to implement new strategies to positively impact the retention and graduation rates of at-risk students in the college's Developmental Studies (DVS) department. More...

Sports

Skyhawks' goal line defense is the difference

Hammond 20 Heathwood Hall 16

Many expected a lot of points and a lot of offense when the Hammond Skyhawks travelled to Heathwood Hall to face their arch rival Friday, October 13, 2006. The numbers backed that thought process. More...

Columbia Star of the week

Nick Bethea + Dreher #22 + 5'10" + 185 lbs. + Sr. + RB

Nick Bethea rushed for 332 yards on 20 attempts against Eau Claire. He had five rushing touchdowns including two of 63 yards and one of 64 yards. He also had one touchdown reception. More...

Falcons almost bounce Mounce

Blythewood 16 A.C. Flora 12

The A.C. Flora Falcons (3-4) dominated the Blythewood Bengals (6-1) for three and a half quarters at the Homecoming game Friday, October 13, 2006. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

State Fair winning recipe

KC Masterpiece Memorable Meals Contest Helen Mavroftas of Columbia, 1st place, South Carolina State Fair Honey Teriyaki Country Style Ribs 2 lbs. Country Style Ribs

3/4 cup KC Masterpiece Honey Teriyaki Marinade 1 package Lipton Onion Soup Mix More...

Growing in Columbia

Genus: brugmansia Cultivar: Charles Grimaldi More...

Reader wins birdhouse

Jeannine Craig named this flower correctly - spider lily. She received a birdhouse from More...

Public Notices - Free Access

NOTICE CITY OF COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT SOUTH CAROLINA

Notice is hereby given that the property herein described being abandoned, owner unknown, or Recovered stolen property pursuant to South Carolina Code of Laws will be sold to the highest bidder at the public Auction tentatively scheduled the 9th day More...

NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE Sheriff Leon Lott Richland County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Division

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE FOLLOWING motor vehicles have been seized, forfeited, or consented to the Richland County Sheriff's Department Narcotics Unit according to S.C. Statues 44-53-520 and 44-53-530. More...

NOTICE CITY OF COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT SOUTH CAROLINA

Notice is hereby given that the bicycles listed being unclaimed/found property will be disposed of More...