June 22, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

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Pianists tickle the ivories to perform with the S.C. Philharmonic

(l- r) Marina Lomazov, artistic director of the fifth annual Southeastern Piano Festival, with winners of the Arthur Fraser Concerto Competition held June 15, 2007, during the festival: Gregory Wang, Ivan Moshchuk, Matthew Griswold, Carolyn An More...

South University names Justice Ernest A. Finney Jr. 2007 Commencement Speaker

South University has named former S.C. Supreme Court Chief Justice Ernest A. Finney Jr. as its 2007 commencement speaker on June 23, 2007 at 2 pm at the Koger Center. Justice Ernest A. Finney, Jr. served on the S.C. More...

American Legion sponsors Palmetto Boys State

Palmetto Boys State, held the week of June 10, is sponsored by The American Legion. It is a unique way for young men to learn about the American system of government and politics by participating in a mock governmental system. More...

Business

Columbia in the red

At a city council budget meeting Monday, June 18, roughly 4- 6 pm, all members of city council were present: Daniel Rickenmann, Sam Davis, E.W. More...

Star Profile

Frank Knapp of The Knapp Agency

Frank Knapp Jr. wears several hats. He's the head of a few organizations, and he's an influential member of a few more. For example, Knapp is the president and CEO of the S.C. Small Business Chamber of Commerce. More...

Briefs

There's one born every minute Charleston economist Al Parish is out of jail on $1 million bail. He's under house arrest in the custody of his brother. More...

Society

Miss Walker and Mr. Roth marry in Charleston June 16, 2007

Mary Martin Walker and Richard Joseph Roth III were married June 16, 2007, at 6:30 pm in First (Scots) Presbyterian Church in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Daniel Massie and Dr. Mark Ross performed the ceremony. More...

Mimosa Garden Club installs officers

At the Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia's awards luncheon, the Mimosa Garden Club received the following honors: Perfect Attendance Award; second place, Scrapbook Award; third place, Clubs of 21- 50 Members Club Yearbook Award; More...

Eau Claire Music Club earns award

The Eau Claire Music Club of Columbia has earned first place in the National Federation of Music Clubs (NFMC) Parade of American Music competition. The club received the Professor Rudolf R.A. Schramm Award for its program and report. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

ART The Columbia Museum of Art will present Material Terrain, A Sculptural Exploration of Landscape and Place, July 6- August 26. 799-2810. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 14: Santee Canal in 1988

In 1988, the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology (SCIAA) did a study of the Old Santee Canal Sanctuary under the auspices of the Santee Cooper Public Service Authority and the Department of Parks, Recreation, and Touri More...

Journey down the Santee

Part 3: A sour ending

Heyward Douglass and I continued our 1966 journey down the Santee. The river was serene and very isolated. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE 06-CP-40-4381 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., against Alicia D. More...

LEGAL NOTICE

The original Wills of the decedents listed below were delivered to the Richland County Probate Court and admitted for Probate on the dates shown: NAME OF DECEDENTDATE OF WILLDATE WILL ADMITTED TO PROBATE Francess More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Prabh Inc. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Beach butts

One of my all- time favorite signs says, "We don't swim in your toilet, so don't pee in our pool." That sign's message is direct and definitely gets the point across to those considering saving themselves a trip to the bathroom from the de More...

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

Use dorks to change the world

We were in a Burger King near Gainesville. Coming back from a pit stop, I heard a guy behind the counter talking to one of the customers who must have been a local celebrity, maybe the Gainesville version of Dawndy Mercer. More...

A bullet from out of the night

Gaylord drives his truck home after a night on the town. He's been to the bowling alley, an all- night beer joint, and the Waffle House. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Forest Acres City Council meets June 12, 2007

The June 12, 2007, Forest Acres City Council meeting began at 5:15 pm with a public hearing to receive input from the community on the city's fiscal year 2007- 2008 budget. City Attorney Lee Holloway presided. More...

Richland County Council meets June 19, 2007

R ichland Council Meeting 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...

Columbia City Council meets June 20, 2007

Roll call City council met on the third floor of City Hall Wednesday morning, June 20, at 9 am for its regular session. A public hearing followed at 10. All members of city council were present: Daniel Rickenmann, Sam Davis, E.W. More...

Education

Equestrians ride away from Asheville with honors

Students from the Columbia Riding Academy at Hamilton Stables in Eastover participated in the 24th Annual Asheville Lions Benefit Horse Show May 17- 19, 2007. Riders from the Carolinas, Tennessee, and Kentucky were in the competition. More...

Students win scholarships with Freedom and Democracy essays

Richland Sertoma recently awarded scholarships to four students who entered the 2007 Freedom and Democracy Essay. More...

Virginia W. Casey Trust establishes $1.5 million endowment fund at Southern Seminary

Virginia W. Casey, who passed away in February of 2006, was a generous benefactor to several Lutheran institutions and a woman committed to theological education. More...

Sports

Wilcox dominates Irmo/Chapin

Irmo/Chapin at Richland Dreher High School Field, June 18 Irmo/Chapin 0 Richland 10

There is no such thing as a one man show in baseball, but the Richland Post 6 Pathfinder's Robbie Wilcox came about as close as one can get against Irmo/Chapin Monday, June 18. More...

American Legion League Eight 2007 Baseball Schedule

Tuesday, May 29 Cayce 6 @ West Columbia 4 Irmo/Chapin 6 @ Columbia NE 16 Thursday, May 31 Lexington 10 @ Irmo/Chapin 2 Columbia NE 6 @ Cayce 8 Friday, June 1 Lexington 10 @ West Columbia 12 More...

Red Sox draft Brooks

Benedict College senior third baseman Deshaun Brooks was drafted by the Boston Red Sox in the 26th round of the Major League Baseball Amateur Draft (MLBAD) late Friday evening, June 9, 2007. Brooks, a senior from St. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Cute and cuddly canines compete

No man can be condemed for owning a dog. As long as he has a dog, he has a friend; and the poorer he gets, the better friend he has. - Will Rogers More...

SAVE OUR WOODS

Mackenzie Thompson and Victoria Barrett are fighting for a cause. The nine- year- old friends have taken it upon themselves to protest the destruction of a beautiful forest in their neighborhood. More...

Birds are disappearing

A new analysis by the National Audubon Society reveals that populations of some of America's most familiar and beloved birds have taken a nosedive over the past 40 years. More...