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Editor's note: Most of the history of Dreher High School in this issue of The Columbia Star was taken from the book Columbia Schools by Dr. Warner M. Montgomery. The book will soon be published and available for the public. More...

News

The Great Paperbag Escapade

Police draw guns on paperbagged Dreher students

Most students didn't anticipate attending assembly at Dreher in 1963. Listening to a boring speaker or watching a silly musical just didn't motivate us, so we would cut assembly as much as possible. More...

Miss Callie's Revenge

Miss Callie Jones, math teacher at Dreher High School was unforgettable

Dreher math teacher, Miss Callie Jones, was truly one of the most unforgettable characters I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. Full of fear and void of knowledge, I entered Miss Callie's class. More...

Miss Mac and fried chicken

Thanks to Ellen MacLaughlin I can cook delicious fried chicken. When at Dreher, I didn't realize Miss MacLaughlin was probably the best teacher I would ever have. More...

Education

Timmerman eighth grader wins Lieutenant Governor's Writing Award

Danielle Snodgrass, an eighth grader at Timmerman School in Forest Acres, won the 2007 S.C. Lieutenant Governor's Writing Award for eighth graders in Region 2. Snodgrass, daughter of Lt. Col. and Mrs. More...

Timmerman eighth grader wins Governor's Citizenship Award

Taylor Clementi, an eighth grader at Timmerman School, has been awarded the Governor's Citizenship Award by Gov. Mark Sanford in a ceremony at the State House. Clementi is an outstanding citizen of S.C. More...

Dreher drama program inspires Broadway star Anna Camp

Anna Camp has always caused a scene, or at least played in one. More...

Sports

On the sideline in '59

1959 All- State quarterback Jack McCathern receives instruction from Coach Charlie Stuart while Principal Arlie Whittinghill puffs on his pipe. More...

Dreher Blue Devils remember J.K. Henry

J.K. Henry came from Columbia High School to Dreher in 1938 where he taught for more than 25 years. He was the first football coach (1947) and the first athletic director (1950). More...

Dreher High School B squad 1954

(L-r) top row: Burt Fowles, Bill Snipes, Ken Driggers, Chester Duke, Warner Montgomery, Duzzie Lorick, Jerry Fuller, Wilbur Clark, Jim Waites, Billy Harper, Harold Driver, Charlie Pittman, Corkie Lee, Tommy Hornsby, Henry Asbill, Alex Sanders, Jimmy More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

Dr. John Nelson This vine is recognized by its compound, trifoliolate leaves and should leave alone because it is poisonous. Depending on one's susceptibility, it can cause severe contact dermatitis. More...

The buzz on native Bees

Stopping to smell the flowers

Arlene Marturano is a master gardener, writer, and educator. As an advocate of gardening as a tool for learning, she helped develop the Carolina Children's Garden at the Sandhill Research and Education Center. 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 #3 More...

NOTICE

In Compliance with the Public Inspection Requirement for a Private Charitable Foundation, and as required for the filing of I.R.S. More...

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Notice of Application Notice is hereby given that Micqael Deshaz´ LLC dba The Palmetto Room, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Bee More...

Three generations graduate from Dreher High School

When the doors of Dreher High School opened in the fall of 1937, Jean Baer joined the other newcomers in the adventure of a spanking new, state- of- -the- art Dre-her High School. More...

Fuel cells feed future growth

Three for the future in fuel cells confer in Columbia: Tom Militello of FuelCellSouth, Dr. Heon Jung of the Korea Institute of Energy Research, and Dr. Woo-Kum Lee of USC's department of chemical engineering More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Sacrificing my kids for the good of the environment

I just found out the best way I can help with this global warming thing is to eliminate one of my children. According to a story on www.news.com. More...

The funniest page in SC starring an

award- winning trio

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Clyde's luncheon special

Greta is 22 and has been handling snakes since she was five years old. She works for an aquarium in Florida where she takes care of the snake exhibits including a 14- foot Burmese python we'll call Clyde. More...

Business

Fuel cells feed future growth

In 2003, the National Science foundation recognized USC's research in future energy needs by awarding the school its designation as the nation's only Industry/University Cooperative Research Center for Fuel Cells. More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Lake Carolina Lake Carolina was named "Community of the Year" for the seventh year in a row by the Home Builders Association of Greater Columbia. More...

Sonny White of Midlands Tech

Dr. Marshall (Sonny) White Jr. became the fifth president of Midlands Technical College on April 1, 2006. More...

Society

Gladys S. Tyler

The funeral service for Gladys S. Tyler, 94, was held Sunday, May 6, 2007, at 3 pm at Trenholm Road United Methodist Church, 3401 Trenholm Road, Columbia, S.C. 29204 with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Rev. Ed McDowell and Rev. C.D. More...

Miss Kibler and Mr. Brooks

marry at St. Joseph Catholic Church

Sarah Rhett Kibler and Brooks Allen Brewer were married May 4, 2007, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. The Rev. Father Richard Harris officiated the 7 pm ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Marshall Kibler. More...

We remember the Junior- Senior Proms at Dreher High School

Jane Coker and John Dunbar at the Dreher Junior- Senior Prom, 1956 More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 8: War hero returns home

Monck's Corner fell to the British April 14, 1780. Charleston fell in May. The Waxhaws (Rock Hill) fell May 29, and on August 15, Lord Cornwallis took Camden. Cornwallis occupied Charlotte September 26. More...

Tomb of Gen. Francis Marion Belle Isle Plantation

Pineville Sacred to the Memory of BRIG. GEN. FRANCIS MARION, Who departed this life, on the 27th of February, 1795, In the Sixty- Third Year of his Age; Deeply regretted by all his fellow citizens. More...

West African troup presents Cato's Rebellion

The Lanyi African Dance Company presented a drama and dance last Friday night at the Township Auditorium. More...