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News

Columbia author captures Edisto

While Cantey Wright was cruising Bohicket Sound last weekend, booksellers were scratching their heads wondering on which table, history or cookbooks, his new title, More...

Richland County presents $1,000 to Zig the Pig

Richland County employees have spent the last two months raising money for Zig the Pig, an organization which helps South Carolina kids with cancer. Richland County knows the importance of giving back to our community and helping those in need. More...

News from Forest Acres

City of Forest Acres receives settlement check

A number of years ago a service station near Forest Acres City Hall had a leak in an underground storage tank which resulted in ground contamination. More...

Business

Sullivan's Island smoking ban is killing Bert's Bar

Columbia bars face similar fate

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

Star Profile Lee Lumpkin of the Columbia Classical Ballet

Lee Lumpkin was born in Louisville, Kentucky, because there was a lack of adequate medical facilities in Bardstown, her parents' home. Bardstown, however, never lacked for heritage. More...

Briefs

The Best Earlier this month the Society for Human Resource Management - South Carolina State Council (in partnership with Setcom Media, SC Jobnetwork.com, the SC Chamber of Commerce, and Best Companies Group) announced their 2006 selection o More...

Society

Miss Gersh and Mr. Hitt exchange vows at Seabrook Island, South Carolina

Emily Nicole Gersh and Harry Lucas Hitt were married October 16, 2006, at the Sunset Pavilion at the Seabrook Island Club, Seabrook Island, South Carolina. Dr. Sally Z. Hare, the bridegroom's aunt, performed the double-ring ceremony. More...

Nominations needed for the Columbia Arts Hall of Fame

The public will have the chance to decide who has made the ranks to be inducted into the inaugural Columbia Arts Hall of Fame in April of next year. More...

Petal Pushers hold October meeting

Louise Grooms was hostess for the October meeting of the Petal Pushers Garden Club. Frances Morris and Ruth Rochal were co-hostesses. Delicious refreshments were served after the program. More...

Events

Events

Animals Greyhound Lifesavers will host the 4th Annual Fundraiser & Reunion, Nov. 4, 11 am-3 pm at Saluda Shoals Park. Contact Judy Horton, 957-3866 or www.greyhoundlifesavers.org. More...

Travel

Adventure on Saltspring Island

Part I: Pat and Rosemarie Keough hosts extraordinaire

Saltspring Island was the perfect place for a band of explorers to gather for a weekend retreat. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/ PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) or other property are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-1510 SC Law as Amended, More...

NOTICE

CITY OF COLUMBIA POLICE DEPARTMENT SOUTH CAROLINA More...

NOTICE

CHANGES ARE MADE IN DETERMINATIONS OF BASE FLOOD ELEVATIONS FOR THE UNINCORPORATED AREAS OF RICHLAND COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA, UNDER THE NATIONAL FLOOD INSURANCE PROGRAM More...

Doctor empathizes with women

Dr. Joel Sussman holds seminar about Women with ADHD Nov. 13

Feeling overwhelmed, disorganized, scattered, depressed, anxious? Feeling your whole world is about to collapse? Is it just stress or could you be a woman struggling with an undiagnosed disorder? More...

South University opens new campus

South University officially celebrated the opening of its new multi-million dollar Columbia campus Wednesday with speeches, a ribbon-cutting, a reception, and tours. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

Is variety really the spice of life?

My wife thinks I'm an idiot, because I can't ever pick up anything from the grocery store without getting it wrong. But in my defense, an innocent trip to the grocery store just isn't what it used to be. More...

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

New York didn't make it....

It was the next to last day of 1975. Four of us were walking down Canal Street in New Orleans looking for our car. We were in the middle of the greatest road trip I'd ever been on. More...

Beware, burglars, of what lurks inside

Ledford and O'dell have not worked at regular jobs since getting out of prison two years ago. They served time for burglary, a crime they specialized in since dropping out of high school. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council meeting + October 25, 2006 + 9 am + City Hall

Roll call City council convened around 9 am for its regular meeting on Wednesday, October 25, in City Hall. Council member E.W. More...

Education

The demise of play leads to school failure

"In too many schools, play has become a four-letter word." -Joan Almon More...

Heathwood lacrosse all-star makes a summer splash north of the border

Heathwood junior and two-time all state lacrosse player Adam Mandell traveled north to Vancouver, British Columbia, this summer to play box lacrosse, Canada's national indoor version of the field game played in the states. More...

Dreher presents The Pirate of Penzance

As the new Dreher High School begins to take shape, the Three-D Players of Dreher High School want to honor 70 years of great artistic achievement at Dreher by presenting Gilbert and Sullivan's More...

Sports

Skyhawks are on cloud nine

Hammond 41 Ben Lippen 14

After defeating Heathwood Hall 20-16, the soaring Hammond Skyhawks could have been primed for an upset when they traveled to Ben Lippen to face a much improved Falcons team on senior night Friday, October 20, 2006. More...

Barons run over Cardinals

Cardinal Newman 7

Wilson Hall 31 Davis Boyle ran for two scores and threw for another, all in the first half, as Wilson Hall defeated Cardinal Newman, 31-7, on senior night at Spencer Field in Sumter on Friday, October 20, 2006. More...

District One Columbia Star of the week

Arthur Goforth + Keenan #4 + So. + RB/QB/DB/WR

Arthur Goforth played four positions in a win against C.A. Johnson October 20, 2006. He had 18 rushes for 180 yards and two touchdowns, caught three passes for 86 yards, and threw two passes for 14 yards. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Ode to Trash

Well, we're here. Everyone has to be somewhere. More...

Happy Birthday to The Columbia Star

On October 24, 2006, The Columbia Star formerly The Star Reporter More...

S.C. State Fair winning recipe

Helen Mavroftas of Columbia, first place, South Carolina State Fair More...