November 28, 2008 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Shandon and Hollywood- Rose Hill neighborhoods host holiday tour

Residents of the Shandon and Hollywood- Rose Hill neighborhoods will welcome visitors to the annual Homes for the Holidays Tour December 7, 2008. More...

Renee and Bob Kitts's front door

Ask Renee and Bob Kitt to identify their home decoration motif, and they come up with the best word: Eclectic! More...

USC chapter of Kappa Alpha reunites

Photo by Jim Covington Kappa Alpha alumni at USC from all over the country during the 1950s met together November 14, 2008, at the Palmetto Club. Presidents during the 1950s were (l- r) G. Spruce McCain, Duncan F. More...

Education

Nine students make first honor rolls at District Two's new CAP

Nine students at Richland School District Two's new Center for Accelerated Preparation won places on the program's first honor rolls. Marshall Beatty and Yadira Vallecilla qualified for the A Honor Roll. J.W. More...

Snowville comes to EdVenture

Photo by EdVenture Two children help bring in the holiday season at EdVenture's third annual Snowville. More...

RNE students win three top SC Young Poets prizes

Richland Northeast High School's Palmetto Center for the Arts Literary Arts students took three of the five prizes in the statewide South Carolina Young Poets Prize competition hosted by the South Carolina Poetry Initiative. More...

Sports

Thrice as nice!

The Hammond Skyhawks destroy Wilson Hall for a third straight SCISA 3A championship!

The Hammond Skyhawks won their third straight SCISA 3A championship with a resounding 41- 7 thumping of the Wilson Hall Barons at S.C. State's Oliver C. Dawson Stadium Friday, November 21. More...

Cardinals stop the Crusaders

Cardinals 49, Crusaders 33 On Friday, November 21 three Cardinal Newman players finished with double digit point totals as the Cardinals defeated Shannon Forest 49- 33. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

-AUCTION A public auction will be held December 4, 10 am, at 400 Powell Road. All bidders must be registered prior to the sale. 576-1429. More...

S. Claus is coming to Workshop!

Contributed by Workshop Theatre S. Claus & Company will be at Workshop Theatre December 11- 14 with Christmas, Chanukah, and other seasonal tunes that capture the warmth and humor of this special time of year. Performances are 8 pm Dec. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

PUBLIC SALE NOTICE The following vehicles were ordered towed by Law Enforcement and no one has claimed these vehicles as of November 28, 2008. More...

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, More...

NOTICE OF APPLICATION

Notice is hereby given that Murphy Oil USA, INC. intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale OFF premises consumption of Beer, and Wine Only at 210 Ricky Lane, Columbia, More...

Miss SC...Miss America... Miss USA...Miss Universe

She was our heroine in the 50s. Miriam Jacqueline Stevenson was the first Miss USA to win Miss Universe. She was the first of seven Americans to win the Miss Universe crown. More...

On Second Thought

Letters to the editor

Quit bashing, and do your jobs I read with interest your Mack Whittle article in The Columbia Star. More...

Thirty-Something Speaks

Dogs — love, lick, and lounge

Yago the Belgian Malinois and Miko the German Shepherd greet each other through a chain link fence each morning by lifting their legs and peeing on one another. More...

The man with the lunch box

It's mid- morning in Monroe, Washington, when a man walks into the bank and announces: "This is a stickup. Give me all the money, and nobody gets hurt. More...

Business

Briefs

Textiles According to studies by Clemson University and N.C. State University, the S.C. textile industry has $21 billion in annual sales among its 912 companies employing almost 65,000 workers. More...

Chamber CEO makes five points

On Oct. 1, 2008, Otis B. Rawl Jr. became president and CEO of the S.C. Chamber of Commerce. The Columbia Rotary Club's membership of 320 had Rawl for lunch this past Monday, Nov. 24. More...

Margaret Nevill of The Mad Platter

At The Mad Platter, 3101 Millwood Ave., the customer can pay $6 for an all- day session painting pottery pieces. There is an additional purchase price per piece, running from a maximum of $100 on down. More...

Society

The Columbia Ball begins the 2008 debutante season

The first of the season's debutante balls, The Columbia Ball, was held Thanksgiving Eve, November 26, at the Columbia Marriott. More...

Miss Merry and Mr. Barden exchange vows

Susan Milliken Merry and Daniel Franklin Barden were married November 22, 2008, at the home of her parents, Dr. and Mrs. Richard Earl Umbach. The 5:30 pm ceremony was performed by the Rev. Charles Meyer Davis Jr. More...

Crown keeps on shining

Ronaele Joi Kennedy died from a rare form of Cancer in October, 2008. When she was four, she was crowned Little Miss Save Our Communi ty. More...

Travel

On the Erie Canal

Part 2: Seneca Falls, A Woman's Town

Our trip on the Erie Canal began at Seneca Falls, a town of 7,000. We had driven the length of Lake Cayuga from our friends, John and Janice's home in Ithaca to pick up our barge. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Palmetto Pride plants deep roots throughout state

2009 Fall Tree Grant Cycle commences

PalmettoPride, South Carolina's non- profit antilitter organization, celebrated the 2008- 2009 Tree Grant Fall Cycle with the donation of 55 trees to Carolina Wildlife Care in Lexington. More...

One common stock to invest in

Stopping smell flowers

When the fall ornamental and food gardens are planted with collards, kale, cabbage, and mustard greens, the Cinderella of cabbage patch plants should not be overlooked. More...