November 17, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

WWII Monument rededicated

The City of Columbia wanted to move a granite monument honoring WWII veterans out of Five Points to make way for a fountain much to the dismay of The Woman's Club of Columbia. More...

News

Lower Richland Ruritan Club chooses Mother of the Year

Lower Richland Ruritan Club, a club that promotes fellowship and goodwill in the community, presented their annual " Mother of the Year" award to DeAnn Coggins Willard, a single mother of two teenagers. More...

Seen off Hwy 378

These folks were seen hanging out at Laurel Crest Retirement Home October 31, 2006.

Bill DeLoache More...

Seen in Melrose Heights

These folks were seen hanging around Melrose Heights October 31, 2006

Riley Ward More...

Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

South Carolina's three largest law firms The state's largest law firm is Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough with 132 lawyers in Columbia and 220 elsewhere for a total of 352, according to More...

Architectural design awards for 2006

Design judges Charles Jeffcoat, Robert Griffin, Chris Schmitt, and John Temple Ligon More...

Best in Show

Home offices of Watson Tate Savory, architects, and Ferillo & Associates, public relations More...

Society

Columbia Choral Society to sing entire Messiah with SC Philharmonic

By Rachel Haynie The Columbia Choral Society will be singing the choral version by Watkins Shaw for their upcoming production of Handel's More...

Gorby Montbee 1991-2006

Gorby Montbee, a gray Shandon Schnoodle, was born January 15, 1991, and adopted January 15, 1992, by Warner M. Montgomery and Linda G. Sosbee from the Columbia Animal Shelter. More...

Mr. and Mrs. H.E. Edwards Jr. celebrate 50th anniversary

Hammond E. "Gene" and Wilhelmina "Mina" Edwards will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary November 19, 2006, at a reception given by their sons. More...

Events

ART The Columbia Museum of Art will present The Birds of America: Audubon Prints by Julius Bien through May 13. 799-2810 or www.columbiamuseum.org. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

Dr. John Nelson Things change. It's a part of nature, and in the fall, it's not just leaves going from green to yellow, red or gold. More...

Answer to this week's mystery plant

Confederate rose, Cotton mallow, Hibiscus mutabilis More...

Attorney writes children's book

Ellison Smith, author of The Day the Pelican Spoke More...

Call 911!

Corban Doran and Joshua Rogers learn how to help a choking infant at the Red Cross First Aid Training Session. More...

Rabbi receives Scholastic Early Childhood Professional Award

Rabbi Meir Muller, director of the Columbia Jewish Day School is honored by Scholastic Early Childhood Today

Editor's note: Rabbi Meir Muller is one of five winners of the Scholastic Early Childhood Professional Award. The following is taken from Scholastic Early Childhood Today, November/ December 2006 article. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

Be thankful and feast...the perfect holiday

I am a big fan of Thanksgiving. More...

The funniest page in SC starring an

award-winning trio

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Somebody's looking out for Ullie

Ullie is on his way to the Waffle House to have coffee with some new acquaintances. As he leaves the house, his wife reminds him to take out the garbage. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council meeting + Nov. 15 + 9 pm By John Temple Ligon

Temple@TheColumbiaStar.com Roll call More...

Richland County Council meeting + Nov. 14 + 6 pm By Mike Cox

MWC423@bellsouth.net Members of council Members of Richland County Council are Doris Corley, Damon Jeter, Kit Smith, Joseph McEachern, Val Hutchinson, Tony Mizzell, Joyce Dickerson, Paul Livingston, L. More...

Education

Heathwood senior wins grant for school

Senior Andrew Wagoner's initiative, writing skills, and personal views on diversity won him a one-week media internship in New York City this past summer and earned a $1,000 grant for Heathwood. More...

Attention

Blue Devil fans

"The construction on the building is going very well," William Blakeney, assistant principal at Dreher High School, said. Everything is going according to schedule in the building of the "new" Dreher High School. More...

Magic men manifest awards

Two teenage magicians from Columbia swept the awards in stage magic competition held in Daytona Beach, Florida. More...

Sports

Skyhawks fly into championship game

The Hammond Skyhawks had the ball ten times in a SCISA 3A playoff semifinal match-up with the Wilson Hall Barons Friday, November 10, 2006. More...

Local playoffs games at a glance

Friday, November 17, 7:30 pm

By Mike Maddock Class 4A Division I Dutch Fork (9-3) @ More...

Travel

Adventure on Saltspring Island

Part 4: Would you rather be a whale or a submarine By Warner M. Montgomery

Warner@TheColumbiaStar.com The first speaker at the Saltspring Explorer Conference looked like a Greek sailor - short, stocky, swarthy. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Master's Sales Part 1 of 3

MASTER'S SALE By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Principal Residential Mortgage, Inc., against Michael W. More...

Public Notices

Master's Sales Part 2 of 3

MASTER'S SALE By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY AS TRUSTEE, F/K/A BANKERS TRUST COMPANY OF CALIFORNIA, N.A. More...

Public Notices

Master's Sales Part 3 of 3

MASTER'S SALE 04-CP-40-4267 BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: Union Federal Bank of Indianapolis fka Union Federal Savings Bank of Indianapolis against Melody A. More...