July 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

News

After 40 years, ghosts from the past meet

Many of today's old soldiers have tales of miraculous survivals and hair- - raising escapades during WWII. And they share a camaraderie that goes all the way back to their fighting days over 60 years ago. More...

St. Andrews Rotary Club hears from River Alliance

Mike Dawson, executive director of the River Alliance, spoke to the St. Andrews Rotary Club July 3, 2007. In the summer of 1994, local leaders asked Dawson, a serving colonel in the U.S. More...

Cope Veronee This is Your Life

Music man celebrates 92 years

Cope Veronee can beat his drums with the best of them, and has. His long and distinguished career includes playing in some of the top bands of his day. More...

Business

Briefs

Conservation In three years, the S.C. Conservation Bank has protected 86,849 acres of natural and historic properties at an average of $635/acre. More...

Columbia's Collexis and the National Institutes of Health

Collexis Holdings Inc., headquartered in Capitol Place (aka AT&T Building), announced July 10 its enterprise license agreement and ongoing engagement with the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest funder of health sciences research in th More...

Star Profile

TribuneDave Zunker of the Convention & Visitors Bureau

Vice President for Marketing and Development Dave Zunker has been with the Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau (CVB) since 2002. Zunker came here from Club Corp. More...

Society

I now pronounce you... totally exhausted!

It's finally happened. Girl not only lives and breathes the wedding, but now it's haunting Girl's dreams. Girl is constantly thinking about the wedding all during the day, even if she doesn't want to. More...

Sports

Richland, Lexington, Irmo/Chapin playoff bound

The Richland Post 6 Pathfinders claimed their second straight American Legion League VIII championship and earned a number one seeding in the Upstate bracket of the American Legion S.C. state playoffs. More...

American Legion S.C. Upper State Playoff Bracket

Notes 1) Higher seeds always have home field advantage. 2) For fourth team: Three losing teams from the second round will be seeded and play a one game out. More...

League Eight 2007 Regular Season Results

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, More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

There are vines and then there are lianas. A vine, in the everyday garden sense, is an herbaceous or soft- stemmed plant that lasts only a year and has elongated stems, either flat on the ground or climbing up a support. More...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Flowering shrubs punctuate the garden

Arlene Marturano Nostalgia brought three flowering shrubs to my garden. Once part of the background of my childhood, today they are at the foreground during their season of bloom. Each shrub embroidered sensory impressions to last a lifetime. More...

A passion for plants

Kathleen Rogers holds a passion flower grown in her own garden. It is a genus of about 500 species of flowering plants. More...

On Second Thought

Eleven-year-old defends his castle

Editors note: This column has been checked a ruling from the vice legal counsel at the S.C. Police Academy You've been hearing and reading about home invasions. News of that sort makes homeowners feel uneasy. More...

Thirty-something speaks

Parental intelligence varies with age

Some wonder why teenage kids often believe their parents are (to put it nicely) slightly less than intelligent. More...

The Nightmare

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

I know better, I really do. My insides are too old to eat a spicy dinner, dessert, a couple of drinks, then graze from the fridge just before bedtime. The midnight scramble for Tums signaled a long and uncomfortable night. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meets July 10, 2007

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

West Columbia City Council meets July 9, 2007

Roll Call West Columbia City Council convened Monday evening, July 9, 2007, at 6 pm. Mayor Bob Horton; Mayor Pro- Tem Jack Harmon; Councilmen Eric Fowler, Dale Harley, and Boyd Jones, Tommy Parler, Doug Reeves, and B.J. More...

Cayce City Council meets July 10, 2007

Roll Call The July 10, 2007 Cayce City Council meeting was called to order at 6 pm. More...

Education

It's happening right here in your community

ANIMALS The Richland County Recreation Commission and Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services will offer a dog training camp July 23- Aug. 10. Contact Leigh Cheatham, 754-6720, ext. 203. More...

Paul Redfern was there before Dreher High School

Much has been written about the history and renovations at Dreher High School. The ultimate demise of the old building, with its many memories, has caused Columbians to wax nostalgic. More...

Students have been through rain, no water, and freezing temperatures

Students at A.C. Flora High School have adjusted to eating lunch outside on freezing December days and walking to class in the pouring rain. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 16: Antebellum social life continued

Pineville was an isolated community between 1790 and 1860. Charleston was 50 miles away by road or water, Georgetown even farther, Columbia at least a day. More...

The Amazing Eurasian Odyssey

Part 3:Whispers of Genocide

One would think that after we went to bed late in the morning following the sketchy train ride to Phnom Pehn, we would sleep late, but that was not to be the case. We were moving about by 8 a.m. More...

Botanical Garden features two Upstate quilters

The Nature of Quilts exhibit featuring Dixie Haywood of Pendleton and Dottie Moore of Rock Hill is now on display at the S.C. Botanical Garden's Discovery Center gallery and will run through September. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) or other property are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-15-10 SC Law as Amended, More...