March 16, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Grits reign in New York City

Inside New York City's James Beard Foundation, the world famous destination for foodies, there was a South Carolina Lowcountry cooking convention at 7 pm, March 10. More...

Philanthropist comes to the rescue for Peruvian dinner

When you don't know beans about cooking, let alone Peruvian cooking, you've already invited friends over for a home- cooked, five course, Peruvian meal and your loving spouse cracks up and tells you to Get Real? More...

Columbians mediate with Azerbaijani lawyers

Editor's note: Azerbaijan is a country of Transcaucasia north of Iran on the Caspian Sea. It was a constituent republic of the USSR, known as the Azerbaijan Soviet Socialist Republic, from 1936 to 1991. Baku is the capital. More...

Business

Star Profile Maria Frank markets Still Hopes

There is only one Episcopal home for senior citizens in the Midlands of South Carolina. There is another in the Lowcountry and none in the Upstate. More...

Innovista welcomes first major private sector tenant, Duck Creek Technologies

John Parks, executive director of Innovista, USC's new Technology's compound. More...

Briefs

Bull Street The S.C. Supreme Court has ruled the sale proceeds of the Bull Street site must go the the state Department of Mental Health instead of the state's general fund. More...

Society

Society honors founder who saved Mount Vernon

Contributed by The Ann Pamela Cuningham Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution

The Ann Pamela Cuningham Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution celebrated its 81st anniversary with a luncheon at Forest Lake Club March 7, 2007. State Regent Mrs. More...

Sunday Temple Times beams from the Empire State Building

Every Sunday morning, 9- 11, I broadcast over 1320 AM and WISRADIO.com the Sunday Temple Times . More...

Parlor Lecture Series features religious architecture

In the fourth program of Historic Columbia's lecture series, architect Phelps Bultman explores the local monuments to religious beliefs and spiritual aspirations. More...

Travel

Christmas in Italy

Conclusion: A trip to the crossroads

Editor's note: Last week we printed the wrong story. This is the correct conclusion. More...

My Encounter with America

Part 9: Travel ordeals still haunt me

I don't quite know whether I should say I love traveling by air or not, though it is inevitable. As a youth, I used to dream of flying like a bird every night. As if to fulfill that dream, I have flown to many parts of the world. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens; are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5635 and/or 29-15-10 SC Law as Amended; and are in the c More...

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 Pro More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Fleur de Lys, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Beer, and Wine only, at 3001 Millwood Ave., Columbia, SC 29205. More...

Olympia Community Festival

The upcoming Olympia Community Festival April 21, 2007, was merely an idea shared by pastors in the close- knit former mill village. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Men really do mature...somewhat

My wife often wonders why I find bodily functions so amusing. She doesn't understand how I could possibly consider movies like Dumb and Dumber and Happy Gilmore to be classics. More...

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

Frivolous lawsuits

George Washington Carver is probably rolling over in his grave. Peanut butter has turned deadly. More...

Letter to the editor

Global warming orthodoxy

Global Warming Orthodoxy Notwithstanding the ongoing hysteria in the media and academia regarding global warming, the earth has been warming for 10,000 years (Holocene Transgression) since the last ice age. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meets March 13, 2007

Roll call Joe McEachern, Joyce Dickerson, Val Hutchinson, Norman Jackson, Damon Jeter, Bill Malinowski, Mike Montgomery, Greg Pearce, Bernice Scott, and Kit Smith were present. Paul Livingston was absent. More...

West Columbia City Council meets March 13

Roll call The West Columbia City Council meeting began shortly after 6 pm, March 6, 2007. The meeting was called to order by Mayor Bobby Horton. More...

Education

Little leaves for Romania

Nancy Pierce Little, a sixth- grade world history teacher at Crayton Middle School, has been selected to participate in the National Council on Economic Education (NCEE) Study Tour on Economic Education in Romania in March. More...

Crayton's MATHCOUNTS wins first place

Crayton Middle School's MATHCOUNTS team placed first out of 20 public and private schools at Dutch Fork Middle School on Saturday, Feb. 17. More...

Dreher thespians shine in competition

The actors at Dreher High School excelled at the Palmetto Dramatics/South Carolina International Thespian State Theatre competition Feb. 23- 25, 2007. The event hosted over 30 high schools from all over S.C. at converse College. More...

Sports

Shaw saves one for the Lady Cardinals

Cardinal Newman . . . 2 Ben Lippen . . . (PK) . 1

The Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals outshot the Ben Lippen Lady Falcons 17- 10 in a Tuesday, March 13 soccer match at Ben Lippen, but still needed two overtimes and penalty kicks to defeat the Lady Falcons 2- 1. More...

Cardinals start fast and hang on to defeat Falcons

Cardinal Newman 3 Ben Lippen 2

Fans who missed the first five minutes of the Cardinal Newman Cardinals' and Ben Lippen Falcons' soccer match Tuesday, March 13 at Ben Lippen missed a significant part of the action. More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS Greyhound Lifesavers will be at the Harbison Petsmart Sat., March 17, 11 am- 3 pm. Contact Judy Horton, 957-3866 or www.greyhoundlifesavers.org. ART The H.E. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

We need your help

Project Pet is a private, non- profit charitable organization partnered with local municipal shelters. They rely solely on individual and corporate donations made to them to support the annual operations. More...

Pets receive Meals on Wheels

Set another place at the dinner table! Pets are about to receive a freshly delivered meal. Local recipients of Meals On Wheels who have pets can now receive pet food in addition to their meals. More...

Project Pet's 7th Annual Evening with Philip T. Myers fundraiser, a huge success

Project Pet and honored guests celebrated life for the companion animals of the Midlands with Philip T. Myers performing at the Newberry Opera House Saturday, Feb. 17, 2007. More...