June 8, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Rotary Clubs contribute to the Midlands

St. Andrews Rotary

The St. Andrews Rotary Club recently honored the student who earned the Vocational Service Award for 2006- 2007. Leo Iniguez has been participating in the District 5 Transitional Program at Irmo High School for two years. More...

Rotary Clubs contribute to the Midlands

Columbia and Capital Rotary Clubs

Columbia Rotary Club and Capital Rotary Club have awarded college scholarships worth $56,000 to four high school students. More...

Brother and sister on Clemson's Deans List

Molly Smith and Jordan Smith, 2005 and 2006 graduates of A.C. Flora High School, were selected for the spring 2007 Deans List at Clemson University. Molly, a rising junior, is majoring in public health sciences. More...

Business

Chicago: culture, Jimmy's Woodlawn Tap, and GSB

Culture About a month ago, I took a weekend to visit Chicago. More...

Star Profile

Charlie Farrell, Moore School of Business

The Director of Executive Education of USC's Moore School of Business, Charlie Farrell began as an adjunct professor in 1992. More...

Briefs

Executive education Friday morning at 9:30, June 15, at the Daniel Management Center inside the Moore School of Business, the executive education program's new offerings will be reviewed and illustrated in short sessions, concluding More...

Society

Miss Lindsey and Mr. Szczepanski marry at the Campbell Homeplace

Christina Marie Lindsey and Adam Szczepanski exchanged wedding vows on Saturday, May 12, 2007, in the Sandy Springs community of lower Greenville County, South Carolina. More...

Part 10: Roses are red, violets are blue, and they're all expensive

Boy and Girl are still trying to plan their wedding without putting all folks involved in bankruptcy. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 12: Santee Canal, Locks #2 - #10

The Santee Canal began at White Oak Bluff on the Santee River. Henry Mouzon, the original surveyor had determined the river was normally 270 feet wide and 18- 20 feet deep at this point. Col. More...

Journey down the Santee

Part 1: Tom & Huck set out

In May of 1966 my friend Heyward Douglass and I made a float trip down the Santee River. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Notice of Application Notice is hereby given that Will & Paul, LLC dba Party Town #1/Party Town #1 Liquor Store, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises con More...

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...

Three- legged dog gets second chance

Project Pet is a local 501(c)3 rescue organization dedicated to reducing the deaths of over 19,000 dogs and cats in Midlands' shelters each year. There are as many heartbreaking stories in these shelters as there are animals. More...

Your tax dollars at work

This dumpster was seen outside of Dreher High School filled with old school furniture June 4. It was gone June 5. More...

On Second Thought

We get letters

Give the gift some thought

To Anne- Kathryn Bultman I just finished reading your most recent article from the "I now pronounce you…totally exhausted" series, and I must say it was quite interesting. More...

Thirty- something speaks

Kids are rut busters

I lead a simple man's life. I roll out of bed, exercise occasionally, take the kids to school, and go to work. After that, I come home, play with the kids, eat, watch a little television and go to bed. More...

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

Magazines mutilate masculinity

Mike Cox Years ago, I spent a lot of free time with my nose in a book. I had magazines in the bathroom, just for emergencies. These days I read fewer books, but my magazine stack has grown significantly. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meets June 5, 2007

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

West Columbia City Council meets June 5, 2007

Roll Call West Columbia City Council convened Tuesday evening, June 5, 2007, at 6 pm. More...

Cayce City Council meets June 4, 2007

Roll call The June 4, 2007 Cayce City Council meeting was called to order at 6:05 pm. More...

Education

Students are challenged to give their time, talents, and resources to people in need

Families, friends, teachers, and fellow students gathered downtown this morning at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral to celebrate a milestone in the lives of 52 young people: the Commencement of Heathwood Hall's Class of 2007. More...

Richland One graduates earn $40 million

Richland One 2007 graduates have received more than $40 million in scholarship offers and other financial assistance, the highest total in the district's history and a 26 percent increase over 2006. More...

Presidents predict two touchdown wins

I had the pleasure of interviewing the rising student body presidents Thomas Hipp from Heathwood Hall Episcopal School and Arthur Corontzes from Hammond School. I wanted to ask a few questions about the upcoming school year. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

ANIMALS Greyhound Lifesavers will be at the Harbison Petsmart Sat., June 16, 11 am- 3pm. Contact Judy Horton, 957-3866. CAMPS Columbia Parks and Recreation will offer summer camps through Aug. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Star's Garden of the Week

Baldwin's garden includes: +Two varieties of bush tomatoes +Two varieties of indeterminate tomatoes +One cherry tomato +Green bell peppers +Red bell peppers +Orange bell peppers +Sweet banana pep More...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Botanical Latin

Latin is anything but a dead language to gardeners. More...

Volunteers needed for the butterfly count at Congaree National Park

Congaree National Park is seeking volunteer citizen scientists of all ages to help with the park's annual butterfly count, which will be held Saturday, June 30, from 9 am to 3 pm. More...