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News

BYOB to Turning Pages

Just about everything's new at Turning Pages. The name. The location. And the partnership with Volunteers of America. More...

South Carolina Wildlife Federation holds annual auctions

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) auctions, both silent and live, were held in the Moore Building Saturday, August 4, at the Fairgrounds. Food and alcohol were all contributed, including venion, hog, quail, and duck. More...

Hall of Fame soccer coach speaks to Rotary

Phil Savitz, coach at Irmo High for 27 years and graduate assistant as USC 1978- 1980, shared his lifetime achievements at the St. Andrews Rotary Club Tuesday, July 31. Rotarian Col. More...

Business

Columbia....good to GREAT

Riding waves of accomplishment into the Seawell's lunchroom on Monday, August 6, Ike McLeese, president of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, told the crowd he appreciated being invited as Sen. John McCain's warm- up man. More...

Briefs

If it gets unpleasant in Mt. Pleasant The Town of Mt. More...

Star Profile

Ashley Dusenbury of Palmetto Health Foundation

As the director of public relations for the Palmetto Health Foundation, Ashley Dusenbury maintains ties with current donors, establishes ties with potential donors, and somehow keeps close at hand her connections with volunteers and the community. More...

Sports

Richland Post 6 Pathfinders are State Champs!!!

Game 5 • August 6, 2:25 pm It was about 100º at Winthrop University Monday August 6, but it took a little while for the Richland Post 6 Pathfinders bats to warm up against Gaffney Post 109 in the S.C. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

ANIMALS Riverbanks Zoo is holding a contest to vote for your favorite zooview webcam animal through Aug. 16. www.riverbanks.org. CAMPS The Palmetto Center for Women will host the Kids' Scene Summer Camp weekdays through Aug. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 20: The Fever of 1833

During the War of American Independence, most of the plantation homes along the Santee River were sacked and burned by the British or the Tories. After the war, these homes were rebuilt and new plantations were established. More...

The Amazing Eurasian Odyssey

as told by characters Matthew Garrick and Stephen Williams

I hate to be stereotypical, but as what seems to be the norm in Asia, we were treated with utter disregard. Economists and officials project that the overall Asian economy will boom, and that China will surpass the U.S. in a few decades. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

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, More...

The Last Hurrah

for old Dreher High School

Only the front of old Dreher High School remains. The new building is slowly replacing the old. Soon there will nothing left for the former graduates but memories... More...

Heat hits hard

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School trainers Julayne Sfiflett and Maggie Windham check the wet bulb globe temperature index calculator to see if the weather is safe for for the football team to practice. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

Burn those male- bashing novels

The only thing bad about vacations is eventually they have to come to an end, otherwise how would you pay for them? More...

Shopping with somebody else's credit card

Editor's Note: This week's episode begins in Prescott, Arizona, according to a report from the Associated Press. More...

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

Killer weed wipes out white women

Near Independence Day, Al Gore Jr. was caught speeding in California and a subsequent search found marijuana in his car. Gore pled guilty to drug possession and promised to complete a drug diversion program in exchange for a clean record. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia Planning Commission meets August 6, 2007

The regular session of the Columbia Planning Commission began around 5:15 pm on the third floor of City Hall. More...

West Columbia City Council meets August 7, 2007

Roll call West Columbia City Council convened Tuesday evening, August 7, 2007, in the council chambers. Mayor Bob Horton; Mayor Pro- Tem Jack Harmon; Council members: Eric Fowler, Dale Harley, Boyd Jones, Marsha Moore, and B. J. More...

Education

Teachers learn about S.C.'s second biggest industry

Four Richland County educators are ready to start the school year with a greater appreciation for agriculture and are better equipped to teach their students about the sources of their food, fiber, and forestry products. More...

Society

Miss Currie and Mr. Folsom wed August 4, 2007 in Atlanta

Lucy Lancaster Currie and John Anderson Folsom were married August 4, 2007, at Trinity Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia. Rev. David Burns and Rev. William Bouknight performed the double- ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Dr. More...

Miss Kerrigan and Mr. Scott marry in Tallahassee, Florida

Darby Rose Kerrigan and Robert Marion Scott, both of Tallahassee, Florida, were married August 4, 2007, at Wesley United Methodist Church at Frederica in St. Simons Island, Georgia. The Rev. Frank Beall performed the 5 pm service. More...

Miss Ross and Mr. MacLeod exchange vows August 4, 2007

Jennifer Anne Ross and Andrew James MacLeod, both of Columbia, South Carolina, were married August 4, 2007, at Centennial Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church. The Rev. Dr. C. Ronald Beard performed the 6:30 pm ceremony. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

The Mystery Plant belongs to the mint family, which in botanical- ese is called the Labiatae, or, just as proper, the Lamiaceae. The first of these family names is by far the older, known from antiquity. More...

The Star's Garden of the Week

Features of Peggy Charles's garden in Blythewood

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