November 24, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Lawyers celebrate Trial by Jury

In 1957, a small group of lawyers organized the American Board of Trial Advocates (ABOTA) to stand up for a civil jury system that was under attack by several states. More...

S.C. Bar releases judicial candidate reports

The South Carolina Bar Judicial Qualifications Committee released its reports on the qualifications of judicial candidates in five contested races. More...

Royal palm turkey gobbles its way to Riverbanks Farm

A royal palm turkey has made his way into Riverbanks Farm at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden. With gorgeous black and white feathers and a beautiful red and blue head, this turkey is not what you would expect the average turkey to look like. More...

Business

City Center Partnership holds fifth annual meeting

Matt Kennell, executive director of the City Center Partnership (CCP), welcomed the members to their fifth annual meeting at the Columbia Marriott. More...

Bob Watkins Automobile mechanic

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Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Home sales According to the S.C. Association of Realtors, the Charleston metro area saw 1,024 homes sell in October, down 13% from October '05. Columbia had 867 home sales, down almost 2%. And Greenville had 679 sales, down less than 0.5%. More...

Events

Calendar

Talin Kenar will appear in Columbia Classical Ballet's production of The Nutcracker Dec. 1, 7:30; Dec. 2, 3 pm & 7:30; Dec. 3, 3 pm at the Koger Center. Call 251-2222 for tickets.

CHURCH/charity First Presbyterian Church continues its Wednesdays at noon lunch service in Jackson Hall. Lunch begins at 11:30 am followed by a speaker from 12:25 to 12:50. A hot meal is $5. Soup and salad is $4. More...

Travel

Travel

Jim Chester and John Pollack love caves. At the Western Canada Explorers Club conference on Saltspring Island, both had a chance to dazzle the audience with their exploits. 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, and ar More...

Notice of Applications

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Public Notices

Master's Sales Part 1 of 2

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

Hollywood moves into Hollywood Hills

A bungalow featured on last year's Homes for the Holidays tour recently was commandeered by a local production company making an independent film. More...

It's going on your permanent record!

Short story by Bob Ford Mrs. Hibbard was old. Probably about 40. She was tall, maybe 5' 10" with steel gray hair tied in the back in a large bun. Piercing the bun was what looked like a railroad spike. Mrs. More...

West Columbian tutors LBJ's child at the time JFK was shot

By Laura Liger For those old enough to remember, November 22, 1963, was a day which prompted a nation to mourn. Similar to September 11, the assassination of John F. More...

On Second Thought

The funniest page in SC starring an

award-winning trio

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Thirty-something speaks

Fire, brimstone, and...fun?

When I was growing up, a lot of my friends liked to tell me I was going to Hell because I didn't go to church. More...

Photo

Politics in this town are unusual The election earlier this month ended with a few surprises that left many political experts shaking their heads. But few local elections can compare with what's happened in Tennessee. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Forest Acres City Council meeting

City Hall Nov. 14 5:15 pm

Forest Acres City Council met at 5:15 on Tuesday, November 14, 2006, at City Hall. All members were present and accounted for. More...

Nov. 21 Richland County Council meeting

By Mike Cox Tony Mizzell, Greg Pearce, Doris Corley, Joyce Dickerson, Val Hutchinson, Damon Jeter, Paul Livingston, Joe McEachern, Mike Montgomery, Bernice Scott, and Kit Smith were present. More...

Society

The Columbia Ball begins 2006 debutante season

The first of the season's debutante balls, The Columbia Ball, was held Thanksgiving Eve, November 22, at The Columbia Marriott. More...

Sports

13-0!

Skyhawks complete a perfect season and claim the 2006 SCISA 3A Championship.

Hammond earns its first state football title in 15 years; the seventh football title in the school's history. This team is definitely one for the ages. More...

State Competitive Cheer Results

Source: SC High School League November 18, 2006 Colonial Center More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

Dr. John Nelson "Jambalaya and a crawfish pie and filet gumbo More...

We have a winner!

Chantal Fryer guessed a pumpkin flower. She is correct and will receive a birdhouse from The Columbia Star. More...

Name this flower

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