October 5, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Fathers, sons, and daughters hit the trail of adventure

Guides and Trailblazers (Y- Guides) have kicked off their fall open enrollment campaign for fathers and their children (both boys and girls) leading up to the exciting and fun filled fall campout jamboree. More...

News

Never put a brick in your toilet

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Flip this House

Chad Sloan had a Fhleiapd Tshtaisr tH oonu stehe TV show . He'd been doing it for several years before television took it up. He already knew how to turn a profit that way. More...

Muslims celebrate Ramadan

While the conflict in the Middle East can portray the Islamic religion as one of violence, many Muslims, both in the U. S. and abroad, live a life of discipline and peace. Dr. Mohammad Shami and his wife, Khalida, are two such individuals. More...

Education

Charley's Backyard Stars

Charley's Backyard Stars are young South Carolina students who have read and embraced the Official Children's Book of Columbia, Charley's Columbia Backyard, and wish to tell others about their own backyard experiences. More...

National Merit Semifinalist

Spring Valley High School Katherine Fanning Tianjia Ge Daniel Gibbs Aurel Lazar John Maney Thomas Maney Gina Noh Eric Potts William Shrader Graham Van Schaik Michelle Zhang James Cunningham is the National Merit Achievement Semifinali More...

Killian Elementary gives Smart Start

Smart Start is an innovative Richland District 2 nurturing program for grades K- 2 that will pilot at four schools including Killian Elementary. More...

Sports

Skyhawks' second half surge sinks Cardinals

The Hammond Skyhawks were struggling to find a rhythm in their game against Cardinal Newman Friday night, September 28. The first half was marred by turnovers and sloppy play. More...

High School Football This Week

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Late interceptions doom Falcons

The Lugoff- Elgin Demons returned back- to- - back interceptions for touchdowns in the fourth quarter to defeat the A.C. Flora Falcons at Lugoff- Elgin 21- 6 September 28. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 28: A Scientist Survives

Henry William Ravenel became a full- fledged member of the planter society centered around Pineville. He had the connections, the knowledge, and the aptitude needed to compete in the global marketplace. More...

Explorers tour Ossabaw Island

This past weekend, members of the Greater Piedmont Chapter of the Explorers Club toured Ossabaw Island, a 29,000- acre barrier island south of Savannah. More...

The Amazing Eurasian Odyssey

as told by characters Matthew Garrick and Stephen Williams Part 11: Square of Red

Arriving in Moscow airport, we picked up our checked backpacks and headed for the door. I ripped off the terribly annoying luggage tag on the shoulder strap and tossed it in the trash. Bad idea. More...

Newspapers are your watchdog

National Newspaper Week, Oct.7- 13

It's National Newspaper Week, so step back and take a look at what newspapers mean to communities across the state. More...

Father and son team dives into history

For the past 30 years, father and son team, Larry and Andy Ogburn have worked side by side in the SCUBA diving industry. They have seen major changes in equipment and curriculum criteria. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

Humor that lingers

My wife called me pathetic the other night. She caught me laughing uncontrollably at the campfBirlaez sicnegn Sea idnd tlhese. More...

Thief's diet of fish n' chips

McPherson owns a convenience store in Aberdeen, Scotland. Aberdeen is on the northern coast of Scotland facing the North Sea. It's an old town, which was recognized as a Royal Burgh in 1319, thanks to Robert the Bruce. More...

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

The tiniest thing may grow...and grow...and grow...

It is true. One thing does lead to another and another and another. More...

Business

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Gutierrez speaks at USC

U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez and U.S. Senator Lindsay Graham (R- S.C.) spoke to students and the media at USC's Moore School of Business Monday, October 1, in Lumpkin Auditorium. Dr. More...

Briefs

Housing slump and local gains Compared with August 2006, the numbers from the S.C. Realtors multiple listing service show August home sales dropped 31.18% in Beaufort and and 15.21% in the Charleston tri- county area. More...

Star Profile

Jimmy Sauls of Allstate Insurance

A long- time resident of Shandon, race director for the upcoming 26th annual Shandon Turkey Trot, insurance man Jimmy Sauls runs his Allstate office on Devine Street near the corner with Holly Street. More...

Society

Can- do and bee attitude get the job done

Joe Herndon, Ruritan District Governor

A can- do attitude is the main ingredient for success, according to Joe Herndon Jr. of Chapin. He should know. He is capping a successful military and business career with a two- term service as District Governor for Ruritan. More...

Can- do and bee attitude get the job done

Jimmy Bristow, Ruritan National President

Jimmy Bristow is a West Columbia banker with a knack for slogans and logos. He found ways to use this talent while running for national president of Ruritan. More...

Rotary Club of Forest Acres donates time and money

The Rotary Club of Forest Acres works hard to help multiple worthwhile projects internationally and in the Forest Acres area by volunteering to assist directly with their activities and conducting projects to raise money to help fund day- to- day o More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

ART Art,Art,and More Art at Mays Park will offer classes Oct.- March. Just the two of us, parent and child for ages 2- 4; Homeschool art for ages 4- 7, 8- 12, and 12 and up; and Afterschool for ages 4- 7, 8- 12, and 12 and up. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Original Mystery Plant

Knowing the right name of a plant is a big step toward understanding it, which makes it easier to determine the best ways to grow it. More...

Stopping to smell the flowers

Border patrol needs control

Arlene Marturano 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 More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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 Fo More...