December 22, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Zig the Pig makes new friends at Devine Evening

The tree lighting was accompanied by the Columbia Chorale Society, who lifted holiday spirits with great Christmas classics. More...

Dreher High School students collect $3,025 for United Way

The Dreher High Honor Society collected $3,025 to donate to the United Way of the Midlands. Mike Gray (front row, far right) and Judy Davis (second from left, front row) accepted the check on behalf of the United Way. More...

Brady goes from rags to riches by jet

The last thing on Brady More...

Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Winter crews College and high school rowing teams from Vermont, Michigan, New York, Pennsylvania, DC, and Virginia have announced plans for pre More...

BG Eugene Rogers becomes Chief of Staff of the S.C.State Guard

MG Nelson C. Lacy, Commander of the South Carolina State Guard announced the selection of Eugene F. Rogers to the post of Chief of Staff of the SC State Guard and Rogers More...

Dean Jack Pratt of the USC School of Law

Walter F. More...

Society

The Assembly holds its 118th annual ball December 19, 2006 in the ballroom of the Columbia Marriott

The Assembly held its 118th annual ball Tuesday, December 19, 2006, at eight o'clock in the evening in the ballroom of the Columbia Marriott. Guests were received by Mrs. George Henry Bunch III, president, and Mr. More...

Miss Brown and Mr. Horton plan a 2007 spring wedding at Fripp Island

Mr. and Mrs. Herbert Len Brown of Alcolu, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Leslie A. Brown of Columbia and Christian Scott Horton of Charleston, South Carolina. The bride More...

Four daughters are presented at The South Carolina Debutante Ball December 21, 2006

The twenty More...

Travel

Adventure on Saltspring Island

Part 9: The difference between Polar and Polynesian people

Two of the most interesting presentations at the Saltspring Explorers Conference delved into the cultures of the Polar Inuit of Greenland and the Polynesian people of Raivavae, two societies at extreme ends of every criteria. 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...

Public Notices

Master's Sales Part 1 of 2

MASTER’S SALE 06CP-40-3455 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Deutsche Bank National Trust Co Trustee for Carrington Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2004- NCI Asset Backed Pass- Through Certificates agains More...

Public Notices

Master's Sales Part 2 of 2

MASTER’S SALE 05-CP-40-1777 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., against Inez M. More...

The S.C. Hall of Fame inducts Perry and Horry

By Rachel Haynie Two men with solid Columbia ties will be inducted early next month into The South Carolina Hall of Fame. Tribute will be paid Jan. 8 at the Myrtle Beach Convention Center to Judge Matthew J. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

I resolve not to drink out of the toilet

It More...

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

A walk in the woods with Dad = the best present

It stands alone in the back of the closet; dusty, neglected, nearly forgotten. I remove it on occasion just to brush the residue from the barrel. When I take the gun in my hands, time retreats nearly four decades. I More...

Heading home for holidays

Young Andy is at a Christmas party with some of his teenaged friends. Most of them are sophomores at a Porter County, Indiana, high school. Andy looks at his wristwatch and notices it More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meeting Dec. 19, 2006

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...

Garner’s Ferry Road is becoming a deathtrap

As Columbia has developed, traffic on the major thoroughfares into town has increased considerably. I More...

Police plan checkpoints, child safety seat inspections to ensure safe holiday

As the Christmas and New Year More...

Education

RNE Gap Choir releases CD

The Richland Northeast High School GAP Choir presented their fourth annual Winter Concert on December 16 at BibleWay Church. The concert featured the choir More...

Killian Elementary crowns king and queen

Killian Elementary School held its annual Winter Holiday program December 7. One of the highlights of the evening was the crowning of the first Winter Holiday King and Queen. The fifth grade winners were Darryl Martin, Mr. More...

Movers and shakers

DECA Region II competitions were held Dec. 7, 2006, at Heyward Career Center Three students entered the competitions and represented Ridge View and our district well.They will travel to Myrtle Beach in February for State. More...

Events

Curl up with a good book this winter

Ellen Bryson picks out the book she wants to buy at the Friends of Richland County Public Library More...

Calendar

BOOKS The 2007 SC Book Festival will be Feb. 23 More...

The Columbia Museum of Art presents two concerts in conjunction with Theatre of Vice

The Columbia Museum of Art presents two January concerts in conjunction with Theatre of Vice: The Kress Pulcinella Paintings Reunited featuring the Arlecchino Consort and Robert Jesselson and Friends. Sunday, Jan. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

Three hundred million years ago it looked a lot different outside. For one thing, it was a very damp, humid time over much of the earth. Don't worry, there wouldn't have been any dinosaurs to chase you around. More...

The season of scent

Stopping to smell the flowers

Arlene Marturano The Lights of Christmas at Riverbanks Zoo is a feast for the eyes. More...