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Star's from page one

Sydney Kornegay was The Columbia Star 's first cub reporter. When the program began, Sydney was a junior at A.C. Flora High School. Now, two years later, she is headed to Davidson College on a full scholarship. More...

Our Next Chapter Salutatorian Address

A.C. Flora High School Graduation 2007

Fellow graduates, this moment, and this place, is the end of one chapter and the beginning of another in each of our personal stories. Do you see this moment as part of a bigger story in your life? More...

World traveler speaks to St. Andrews Rotary

During Alan Shoemaker's 30- year tenure with Riverbanks Zoo, he has led many teams to exotic and interesting places around the world. The members of St. More...

Education

Law firm targets Ben Lippen for shoot

Shareholders of law firm Sweeny, Wingate & Barrow, P.A. practice for the 5th Annual Cedar Creek Classic, Ben Lippen School's annual fundraiser. More...

Richland One Science Fair winners

Richland One winners in the recent Central South Carolina 51st Annual Region II Science and Engineering Fair sponsored by the University of South Carolina (USC). More...

Charley's Columbia Backyard receives House resolution

Caroline Coleman Bennett, author of Charley's Columbia Backyard was introduced and presented a framed House Resolution (H.4050) May 17, 2007, in the House of Representatives by Representative James H. More...

Sports

Diamond Hornets welcome new coach

Ezekiel "Zeke" Washington has been named the new head boys' basketball coach at Lower Richland High School. More...

Billy Mill Golf Classic a huge success

The 10th Annual Billy Mill Charity Golf Classic sponsored by The Junior Woman's Club of Lexington and the Mill Family, to benefit Children's Chance, was held on Monday, May 21, 2007 at The Country Club of Lexington located at 1066 Barr 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...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 11: Santee Canal, Lock #1

The work began on America's first successful canal, the Santee Canal, in 1793. For the people of Pineville, it seemed like a great economic opportunity. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

The mystery plant is a small tree, which is native to the Far East, but has been introduced widely in the United States. It is now naturalized commonly in many places. More...

A specimen for the Botanical Ark

Stopping to smell the flowers

Arlene Marturano 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...

Beekeepers can't afford another disastrous year

"Honey bees have been gaining more respectfor the role they play in food production in the United States,"said Mike Hood, Clemson Extension bee specialist andpresident of the American Association of Professional Apiculturists. More...

Students earn world championships in science and engineering

At the International Science and Engineering Fair (ISEF), in Albuquerque, N.M., May 14- 19, Graham van Schaik of Spring Valley High School won first place in the Environmental Science category and Best of Show in the Environmental Scie More...

Star's first cub reporter begins next chapter in Haiti

Sydney Kornegay is a champion bicylist. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Driving us crazy or crazy driving us

Comedian George Carlin used to joke that people who leave their right turn signals on aren't actually forgetting to turn their turn signals off cluelessly causing chaos or ridicule from the cars traveling behind them, they're simply taking More...

The funniest page in SC starring an

award- winning trio Story with a new twist

Reporter Hugh goes to the scene of a traffic accident where a man has been run down in front of the Tally Ho Lounge across the street from the State Fairgrounds. More...

Letter to the editor How can Lt. André Bauer give driving tips?

I really do enjoy The Columbia Star , but I have to tell you, the biggest joke ever printed in a Columbia paper has to be Andre Bauer giving driving tips to anyone. More...

Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Puttin' on the Ritz With three hotels in Georgia and one under construction in Charlotte, the Tony Ritz- Carlton hotel chain is looking at Charleston for a site, reportedly near the aquarium, which is also where Charleston's new perf More...

Centers of Economic Excellence program produces early successes

While the Centers of Economic Excellence program (formerly known as the Endowed Chairs program) was designed to produce benefits over the long term in South Carolina, the program has already led to many tangible, positive outcomes for More...

Darla Moore of the Palmetto Institute and Robert Small of Dan River Mills

Editor's note: For a profile of the third 2007 S.C. Business Hall of Fame inductee, architect Robert Mills, see The Columbia Star, April 6, 2007. Star Profile By John Temple Ligon Temple@TheColumbiaStar. More...

Society

Photo

This may be hard for many people to hear, but there really is a right and wrong way to announce a couple's engagement or wedding. First things first! More...

South Carolina Mother of the Year Nomination

The South Carolina Mother of the Year Search Committee, a non-profit organization that promotes spiritual and moral values in families, is accepting nominations for South Carolina's Mother of the Year for 2008. More...

Ms. Tisdale and Mr. Mills exchange wedding vows

Mary Elizabeth Victoria LaFrage Tisdale of Irmo and James Henry Mills III of Chapin were united in marriage March 24, 2007, at Bethesda Presbyterian Church in Camden, South Carolina. The Rev. More...

Events

Young Eagles take to the skies June 9

George Esslinger welcomes mostly first- timers aboard his Cessna 172. He will take off on the 900th flight he's made to introduce Young Eagles to general aviation Saturday, June 9. More...

It's happening right here in your community

CAMPS Columbia Parks and Recreation will offer summer camps through Aug. 17 for ages 6- 12. 545-3100. Forest Lake Park is accepting registration for summer basketball cheerleading squads for girls ages 5- 14. More...

Teacher honors Shepherd's Center

The Shepherd's Center of Columbia during its last session (April- June) presented classes sponsored by Michael Oana of Team Oana. More...

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Public Notices

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