May 25, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

News

The Last Confederate: The Story of Robert Adams

Starring "Honor was the keystone of the arch of our military organization. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council studies budget

City budget public hearing set for June 6

Columbia City Council will hold a regular meeting at 4 pm on Wednesday, June 6, and then a budget public hearing follows at 6 pm, all at Columbia City Hall, third floor, corner of Laurel and Main. More...

Frustrated by traffic gridlock, the lack of sidewalks, or a cohesive system of mass transit? We want to hear from you!

Are you frustrated by traffic gridlock in the mornings and afternoons or by the lack of available sidewalks and pedestrian walkways? Or do you wish bus service in the Midlands was more cohesive and comprehensive? More...

Aging Issues and Answers: Elderly Drivers

: I'm worried that an older loved one has lost the ability to drive, but they refuse to give up the keys, how can we get an objective assessment of their skills and capabilities? More...

Education

Brookland- Cayce marketing class and DECA Chapter silent auction a success

The Brookland- Cayce Marketing Class and DECA Chapter would like to thank all the businesses that sponsored and donated to the 1st Annual Silent Auction. They were able to raise over $650 and donated a portion to the Red Cross. More...

Richland One students excel in math competition

Dreher High School's math team won first place at the Furman University Wylie Mathematics Tournament. More...

Glenforest students become writers and performers

Glenforest School students are rewriting the rules when it comes to people's perception of learning differences such as dyslexia and severe difficulty in reading comprehension. More...

Sports

Falcons by the numbers

What does it take to win the Class 3A baseball state championship? Here's a look at what the A.C. Flora Falcons did to win in 2007. Team Statistics Hitting Batting Average: 0. More...

Legislature honors Hammond senior

Hammond School senior Carter Scott was honored by the members of the 2007 S.C. More...

Baseball fundamentals

Andy Hallett's 10th annual camp

A.C. Flora Head Baseball Coach Andy Hallett is hosting his 10th annual summer baseball camp. The camp's emphasis is on the fundamentals of baseball. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

Many people are choosing to live and vacation near the coast. The surf, the sand, the sun and the wonderful breeze have always been an attraction. More...

Columbia's citrus grove

Some people travel to Florida to stock up on oranges and grapefruit, but Richard Croxton brought Florida to Columbia and picks the fruit in his own back yard. "Mother Nature did it all," he said. More...

Cultivating diplomacy

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...

Students build bike to serve the community

One lucky person now has transportation to and from work because of one idea and the hard work of a group of fifth graders. When Dave Freireich became a mentor to one student at A.C. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Don't make me use this cliché!

I love being a parent, but I never had any intention of sounding like one. The one thing about my kids that consistently gets under my skin is their bad habit of provoking the most unimaginable parental clichés out of my mouth. More...

The funniest page in SC starring an

award- winning trio

A shot in the head It's late one night in a small town in Texas when a gang of teenagers breaks into the office of a used car dealership. They force open a key vault and steal six used cars. More...

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

The morality of old cars

You could drive two hundred miles on a dollar's worth of gas and travel unworried for months without opening the hood. The car was a Datsun B110 sedan. The interior was cheap, stained, and torn. More...

Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Charleston film studios on hold What last year appeared a done deal, a 38- acre movie studio complex on the Trident Tech campus, is yet to start construction. The S.C. More...

City votes to condemn private property

The Queen of England visited the site of Jamestown recently to commemorate the 400th anniversary of its founding. More...

Whit Moore of Coldwell Banker

C. Whitaker Moore, Columbia residential Realtor since 1969, has been named "Top Producer in Columbia" 25 times. He was also #1 producer in the nation for The Gallery of Homes franchise. More...

Society

Organist memorializes philanthropist with music

As her 90th birthday approached, Mae Clark occasionally accompanied her son Jimmy to his "little church." "That's how she referred to the Anglican Church of the Epiphany," Jimmy said. More...

Photo

Boy and Girl have asked their closest friends to be in the wedding, but now Boy and Girl have the daunting task of figuring out what gifts to get them. Boy and Girl must think this task through. More...

DAR Award winner Julia Langford

Julia Robinson- Langford received the Honorary Chapter Regent award and pin at the May meeting of the USC Chapter of DAR. Mrs. Langford was honored for her 53 years of service to the USC Chapter. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 10: Santee Canal, a simple design

In his 1875 History of The Santee Canal , F.A. Porcher was very critical of Col. John Christian Senf, the engineer of the project, "With all his abilities, Col. More...

USC graduate heads to Zambia to teach AIDS prevention

Stefanie Pearson graduated from USC in political science on May 6, but she wasn't there to walk across the stage to receive her diploma. She was on a 17- day trip to Zambia. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

N OTICE 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 fi More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE BY A Better Storage Place/ACME Storage of Wright Properties, Ltd: In accordance with the provisions of South Carolina Self Storage Act, S.C. More...

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE 06-CP-40-4000 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Claude E. Sandidge and Sandrasue W. Sandidge, against Network Enterprises, Inc. More...