November 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

City remembers Veterans

The City of Columbia Department of Parks and Recreation and Columbia Action Council want to make sure veterans of the U.S. Armed Services and those currently serving the United States are personally honored and remembered this Veterans Day. More...

Correction

In the October 27 issue of The Columbia Star , "Organizations give to MS Society" on page 4, Sara Rieger was incorrectly identified. She is with the Mid-Atlantic Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. More...

Great Cayce Lockdown celebrates Cayce Riverwalk Expansion

The City of Cayce, in partnership with the River Alliance, hosted the "Great Cayce Lockdown," a ceremony to celebrate the completion of the Phase 1 Extension of the Cayce Riverwalk Park, a component of the Three Rivers Greenway on Friday, October 27. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Candidate and SCLP claim interim victory in struggle for legal elections

Tim Moultrie will be interviewed on WISW (1320 AM) Sunday, November 5, 2006, at 10 am.

The South Carolina Libertarian Party filed suit in Federal District Court Friday, October 27, 2006, arguing the State Election Commission and the Attorney General's office have consistently allowed the state's Republican and Democrat parties to brea More...

S.C. Voters' Bill of Rights

This summary of voting laws was prepared by local law student members of Just Democracy. More...

Richland County has famous people working on Election Day

Talk about a star-studded lineup of election workers on Election Day in Richland County. More...

Education

Dreher presents

Steam Heat: A Tribute to Bob Fosse

Best known for his provocative and revolutionary musical theatre choreography during the 1950s-1970s, Bob Fosse remains a huge influence in today's dance world. As such, Dreher's dance program will present More...

AP recognizes Hammond Upper School

The Advanced Placement Program is a cooperative educational endeavor between secondary schools and colleges and universities. More...

Hand principal named 2006 National Distinguished Principal Award recipient

Marisa P. Vickers, principal of Hand Middle School, was selected as one of South Carolina's two 2006 National Distinguished Principals. More...

Sports

Sibling rivalry: Bacon Bowl VIII

A.C. Flora 13 Dreher 16

October 27, 2006, was the eighth annual Bacon Bowl. For those of you who have never heard of it, the Bacon Bowl is an annual football game between the Dreher Blue Devils and their rivals the A.C. Flora Falcons. More...

Youth served with Falcons

A.C. Flora girl's varsity tennis team wrapped up a perfect 12-0 regular season record in Region III of the 3A division for South Carolina. The youthful team also had two close and exciting wins over a fine 4A Richland Northeast team. More...

Skyhawks are soaring

With the 21-6 win over Augusta Christian, the Hammond Skyhawks complete a perfect 10-0 (4-0) regular season and head into the SCISA Class 3A playoffs as the number one seed. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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...

NOTICE OF APPLICATIONS

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Public Notices

Master's Sales

MASTER'S SALE 04-CP-40-3707 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Sixty Investments, LLC against Robert Wright, The South Carolina Department of Revenue, and the United States of America, acting by and through the Intern More...

Fountain honors founder of Columbia Green

John Stringer Rainey commissions sculptor to create a fountain dedicated to his wife Anne Rainey

Before her fountain creation was unveiled and dedicated, sculptor Sandy Scott was able to see how naturally and artfully water moved across the bronze wings of the doves she had shaped in her Colorado studio. More...

On Second Thought

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

My alternate list of amendments

Political season is here. Candidates are swarming like mosquitoes. Mudslinging and innuendo dominate the landscape. The smell alone indicates election day is close. More...

Thirty-something speaks

The tortoise and the hare

Weekday mornings in my house tend to remind me of the old tale about the tortoise and the hare. Everyone knows this story. An arrogant rabbit is challenged to a race by a turtle. More...

Business

What's the big deal about SCANA leaving downtown?

On the same day that City Council was making its decision regarding the homeless center, SCANA announced what everyone seemed to know and accept for the last several years. It was pulling out of downtown Columbia. But maybe that was OK. More...

Star Profile

Ike McCleese of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce

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

Briefs

Agriculture According to the Palmetto Institute, agriculture and timber operations in South Carolina have an economic impact of $35 billion. More...

Society

Cache of Wade Hampton antique silver comes home

Without tossing a silver coin, collectors, appraisers, scholars, conscientious alter guild members, and others captivated by silver are coming to this weekend's silver symposium for a win-win event. More...

Church holds Women's Social

Shady Grove United Methodist Church, at the intersection of Shady Grove and S. John's roads near Dutch Fork High School, invites the community to attend a Women's Social Sunday, Nov. 12, 4:30-6:30 pm. More...

58th Annual Bazaar of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral to be Nov. 11

The 58th Annual Bazaar of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral will be Sat., Nov. 11, 10 am-3 pm, Trinity block, 1100 Sumter Street. More...

Events

Calendar

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 Travel

Sunrise at Saltspring Island

Saltspring Island, site of a four-day Explorers Club conference, is located in the straits between Vancouver Island and the mainland of British Columbia almost directly north of Seattle. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Plant the promise

St. John Neumann Catholic School celebrates Red Ribbon Week by planting tulips

St. John Neumann Catholic School in Northeast Columbia educated students on the dangers of drug use in "blooming fashion." The Red Ribbon Week theme was "Plant the Promise" and students planted red tulips throughout the day October 26, 2006. More...

Factoid

Camellias bloom in the winter

Camellias are large, attractive, broad-leaved, evergreen shrubs that are highly prized for their flowers, which bloom from winter to spring. There are more than 2,300 named cultivars registered with the American Camellia Society. More...

Name these flowers

A reader guessed this as a moon flower. That is not correct. Hint: This flower blooms this time of year and the plant puts out a delicious fruit. More...