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Kenneth Page commits to Clemson

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Hermitage Ballet to perform in Columbia February 19

Dr. Mike Donnelly grew up in Williamsburg County, graduated from the Citadel in 1966, bought his first house in Cayce, and fell in love with Russia in 1992. In 1993, Donnelly started M&M Art Travel and has conducted over 175 tours to Russia. More...

The Winter Palace Theater

The Winter Palace Theater is part of the Hermitage Museum built by Catherine the Great. More...

Education

Cub reporter takes the ride of his life

Covering the primaries It has been a wild two weeks. This is my second election as a Scholastic Kid's Corps Reporter. The last election was different because there were five reporters to handle the events and a single primary to cover. More...

Brazilian exchange student finds life in America "easy"

Tiago Carvaho, an exchange student who attended A.C. Flora High School, returned to his hometown of Piracicaba, Sao Paulo, Brazil January 17, 2008. The 16- year- old arrived in S.C. July 20, 2007, and stayed for a semester at Flora. More...

Charley's Backyard Stars

Children's Book of Columbia, Charley's Columbia Backyard, and wish to tell others about their own backyard experiences. Author Caroline Bennett visits schools and collects writings and art from participating students.Visit www.BAreader.com . More...

Sports

Kenneth Page commits to Clemson

A.C. Flora More...

Council in session as Bulldogs down Devils

~January 29, 2008~Boys

The trio of Council brothers combined to score 46 points as Camden came from six points down at the end of the third quarter to defeat Dreher, 64- 57 on January 29. More...

Highlanders survive last second shot from Falcons

~January 29, 2008~Boys

Ben Lippen's Mitchell Deter stepped to the free throw line at Heathwood Hall with 7.7 seconds remaining in the game. His Falcons were down 54- 51 to the Highlanders. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The missing link in landscape services

Stopping to smell the flowers

When homeowners seek outside assistance with their landscapes, the typical services available fall under lawn maintenance or landscape contractors. Lawn maintenance services offer "mow, blow, and go," quick manicures at minimal cost. More...

Joey peeps out of his pouch

The Koala Knockabout at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is proud to announce a new addition. A joey, or baby koala, is now on exhibit at Riverbanks. More...

Yesterday's celebrates 30 years

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On Second Thought

Artistic director gives gunshot victim a life chance

Letter to the editor

I just wanted to give you an outsider's perspective of LifeChance. By way of background, my son, Jeffrey Cirio, and I met Radenko at the USA International Ballet Competition in Jackson, Miss. in 2006. Jeff was a competitor. More...

An audience's delight

LifeChance "Gala of the Stars"

There was a lot cheering and applauding going around Columbia Saturday night, especially from the Barack Obama supporters and the Columbia Inferno fans, but nothing could have outdone the cheers coming from the audience at the Koger Center. More...

The Columbia Star hires new security guard

Deuce Montbee has recently been hired as the new security guard at The Columbia Star. His duties include sniffing new customers and barking at persons of interest.He keeps a check on incoming squirrels and rodents. More...

Business

Kevin Costner joins the history of moviemaking in S.C.

For the decade between 1997 and last year, South Carolina was home to 32 feature films, 10 made- for- TV movies, and a television series. More...

Briefs

Mayor Riley looks ahead On Monday, January 14, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley championed commuter rail in his ninth swearing- in ceremony. More...

Susan Black of Apparel Magazine

Star Profile

What was known as the Columbia- managed Bobbin Show at the World Congress Center in Atlanta has evolved into Apparel Magazine. More...

Society

Mother- Daughter team has no seams

Two women, one raised in West Palm Beach, one raised in London, chose Columbia for career opportunities. More...

Colonial Dames XVII Century holds the Annual Conference of S.C. Society, Colonial Dames 17th Century

Mrs. Ronald J. Horton, South Carolina State President of Garden City, will preside at the Annual Conference of the South Carolina Society, Colonial Dames Seventeenth Century. More...

State Mother of the Year gives acceptance speech

Editor's note:Mary Kate Brearley Glasser from Marion, S. C., was selected the state Mother of the Year January 18, 2008. Below is her acceptance speech. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

Send your events to annekathryn@sc.rr.com.

ANIMALS Camp Bow Wow, 1916 Taylor St., will host Cupids and Canines, a national adoption event, Feb. 9, 10 am- 2 pm. 748-4544. ART Art,Art,and More Art at Mays Park will offer classes through March. More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 44: The Santee Cooper Project, the beginning

In her 215- year history, Pineville has experienced three major catastrophes: the Epidemic of 1834, the Civil War and Reconstruction, and the Santee- Cooper Project. The first two destroyed lives and scattered the survivors. More...

San Miguel de Allende

Part 2: A city of art

San Miguel de Allende is known as an oasis of sorts for artists and artisans from across Mexico and the world. More...