November 7, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Fur Ball, a huge success

The second annual Fur Ball benefiting Project Pet was held October 11, 2008, at the Metropolitan Convention Center. This year's event exceeded last year's goal by raising over $200,000. More...

Animal lovers help Project Pet

The Fur Ball Moonlight Gala was a huge success once again this year because of the support of so many volunteers, donors, and sponsors. More...

Man brings awareness to Ronald McDonald Houses

Tommy Neeson, a 39 year- old resident of Virginia Beach, has set off on a 2300 mile run from Bangor, Maine to Miami, Florida to raise awareness for the Ronald McDonald Houses he will visit along the way. More...

Business

USC and RISD, maybe

CharAlob toteu tO ab syeeravre rago in the an article appeared on the Rhode Island School of Design, aka RISD (pronounced RIZDEE). RISD officials had been in discussions with Charlotte leaders, particularly retired banker Hugh McColl Jr. More...

Briefs

Economic outlook The 28th annual Economic Outlook Conference, sponsored by USC's Moore School of Business and The Palmetto Institute, is scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3, at the Columbia Marriott on Main Street. More...

Star Profile

John Green of ESGR

Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) is a Department of Defense agency that seeks to develop and promote a culture in which all American employers support and value the military service of their employees. More...

Society

Margaret "DeDe" Goldson

Margaret "DeDe" Goldson went to be with her Heavenly Father on Wednesday, November 5, 2008. DeDe was born August 11, 1943, in Elkins, West Virginia. More...

Sandra Thornton Watts

A memorial service for Sandra Thornton Watts, 72, was held Monday at 4 pm at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. The family received friends at the residence of Dr. and Mrs. Roger Sawyer following the service Mrs. More...

One Dollar turns into $100 at the Trinity Bazaar

Trinity Episcopal Cathedral's annual Autumn Bazaar has been known for many years for its high quality hand and homemade goods as well as attic treasures. More...

Events

PAALS to host second annual Dog Walk

Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS) will host their second annual Dog Walk this year teaming up with another local non- profit, The Heartworm Project. More...

Beethoven: His Women and His Music comes to RCPL

Broadway, film and TV star, Clarence Felder, returns to Columbia with Actors' Theatre of South Carolina as Ludvig Van Beethoven in his play, Beethoven: His Women & His Music Monday, November 10, at 7 pm in the Bostick Auditorium of the Richland Cou More...

It's happening right here in your community

-ART The Columbia Museum of Art Museum Shop will host the Holiday Artisans' Fair and Sale November 14, 5 pm- 8 pm. 343-2159. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Stopping to smell the flowers

Captivating Chrysanthemums

Chrysanthemums are associated with fall, frost, and football. Two groups of chrysanthemums are available to home gardeners. More...

Richland One Rocks with Andy Shull

H.B. Rhame Elementary School students, Andy Shull, and other school employees are stars in the new music video "Richland One Rocks!" The video is posted on the district's home page at www.richlandone.org and on Richland One TV. More...

USC love story wins wedding Giveaway

Daniel Flores and Sarah Fort have been chosen as the University of South Carolina's Wedding Planning and Management class's lucky couple who will be receiving a practically free wedding on November 16, 2008. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something Speaks

My myelin is degrading

Just what we needed… more good news from the Associated Press. The brain starts its decline at age 40. I just turned 39 and now medical research suggests that I've peaked. It's all down hill from here. According to the AP story, Dr. More...

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

My Halloween... gone with the wind

No one has ever come to our home on Halloween. Ever. More...

On the lighter side of politics

I am on the right wing of the middle of the road and with strong radical bias. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council meets November 5, 2008

Roll call Columbia City Council convened Wednesday morning, November 5, at 9 in City Hall. All council members were present: Kirkman Finlay III, Tameika Isaac Devine, E.W. More...

Columbia planner named Distinguished SC Planner

Nathaniel "Chip" Land, AICP, former director of planning for the City of Columbia, received the Distinguished Planner Award from the SC Chapter of the American Planning Association (SCAPA) October 17. More...

Education

Richland One volunteers honored by State Board of Education

For five years, the Satchel Ford Fine Arts Committee has worked to improve arts programs in Richland One and public schools across the state. More...

EdVenture's one millionth visitor

Katie Park of Columbia with her children Luke, 1, and Ezra, 3, is welcomed as EdVenture's one millionth visitor. The three were showered with gifts including a five- year membership to EdVenture along with other prizes valued at more than $1,000. More...

Jones new head at Heathwood Hall

Culminating an extensive, national search, Heathwood Hall Episcopal School has named accomplished educator Chuck Jones its new head of school. He will assume his new position in the summer of 2009. More...

Sports

Instant classic goes to Highlanders

Heathwood Hall 28 Cardinal Newman 27

Mac Whalen ran for 169 yards and three touchdowns, including the game- winner with 2:24 to go in the fourth quarter, as the Heathwood Hall Highlanders eked out a 28- 27 win over the Cardinal Newman Cardinals Friday, October 31. More...

No delays for Airport

Brookland- Cayce 7 Airport 62

The Airport Eagles roll into the playoffs with a 62- 7 route of the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats Friday, October 31. In a game filled with turnovers, Airport took advantage of those turnovers to pull away from the Bearcats. More...

Travel

St. Augustine, a national treasure

A peek at our oldest city

Before John Smith wooed Pocahontas, before the Puritans drowned their first witch, and before the Lord Proprietors opened a bank account on behalf of the Carolinas, the Spanish were firmly settled in North America. More...

She was ugly but bright

Dr. Linda B. Salane, executive director of Leadership Services at Columbia College, spoke to the Columbia Torch Club October 26 about Eleanor Roosevelt (1884- 1962). More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that EL PARRAL, INC. intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale ON premises consumption of Beer, More...