May 29, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

S.C. Bar names 2009 LRE Citizen of the Year

The recipient of the 2009 LRE Citizen of the Year is Christopher Ryan Lowery of Columbia. Lowery participated in the mock trial program while a student at Hand Middle School. More...

News

The 25th Anniversary of the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame showcases past honorees and honors 2009 Laureates

The South Carolina Business Hall of Fame, established in 1985 by Junior Achievement of Central South Carolina and The State newspaper, honors business men and women in South Carolina who, through their accomplishments, serve as champ More...

The 25th Anniversary of the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame showcases past honorees and honors 2009 Laureates

Student ambassadors participated in a Junior Achievement program during the 2008- 09 school year and were selected from nominations submitted by volunteers or teachers who taught or hosted these Junior Achievement classes. More...

Seniors ask for continued support for CSC

The Capital Senior Center's (CSC) members and supporters turned out in force Thursday evening, May 21, to reinforce the need for continued support for the not- for- profit facility designed for independent older adults. More...

Education

Bridge Creek third graders visit Musgrove Mill

Third graders from Bridge Creek Elementary School "stepped back in time" as they visited Musgrove Mill State Historic Site in Clinton, S.C. More...

2009 Richland County Conservation Principal of the Year

Round Top Elementary School Principal, Jeaneen M. Tucker, has been named 2009 Conservation Principal of the Year for Richland County. More...

Richland One middle school students prepare for journey to Africa

As the school year draws to a close, ten Richland One middle school students are counting down the days to a field trip like no other. On Monday, June 1, the adventurous group of young explorers will depart Columbia for Ghana, West Africa. More...

Sports

Patriots three- run ninth ends Bearcats' title hopes

Umpires' disputed calls may have lead to Brookland- Cayce's demise.

The J.L. Mann Patriots scored three runs in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats 5- 2 in the final game of the best of three 3A state championship softball series. More...

Fear the Terrapin

Bearcats battle back; take game 2 to even series with J.L. Mann.

Bearcat pitcher Chandler Terrapin gave up one hit and no runs in the first six innings, and Marquitta Wilson went 2- for- 3 with an RBI and a run to go with a stellar defensive effort to lead Brookland- Cayce over the visiting J.L. More...

Cullum putts to P.C.

Burdette "Det" Cullum worked as a volunteer at the 2006 US Open at Winged Foot, one of the famed golf courses in the world. More...

Travel

A Middle East Expedition

The Egyptian Museum is one of the world's great museums. In 1835, the Egyptian ruler Mohamed Ali got sick and tired of Europeans stealing valuable artifacts from the pyramids and tombs along the Nile, so he banned the export of all antiquities. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

A.C. Moore's Secret Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

The Secret Garden at A.C. Moore Elementary School is a courtyard garden at the center of the school. The courtyard was formed and enclosed in 1994 during new construction of a classroom wing. More...

Business Hall of Fame showcases honorees

Photo by John Temple Ligon Ambassador Symone Sutton of H. B. Rhame Elementary School with Laureate Darla Moore at the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame dinner. More...

Musician comes by talent naturally

Justin Tweito's mom, Denise, was surprised when she heard him singing an unfamiliar song. More...

On Second Thought

Fourth graders from Illinois love S.C.

In Aviston Illinois, the fourth graders in Mrs. Niemeyer's class love South Carolina. More...

Political Cartoon

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It's not a criticism; It's an observation

Have you no shame?

She was the perfect girl for me, all I would ever need. Mary Susan had red hair, big brown eyes, and skin like a porcelain doll. Her dad was the richest guy in town, which didn't matter but sorta did. More...

Business

Briefs

Area unemployment Around the Carolinas and Georgia, South Carolina has it the worst at 11.5 percent unemployment. In the middle range is North Carolina at 10.8 percent, and Georgia has the least unemployment at 9.3 percent. More...

National wellness authority speaks at Myrtle Beach and visits Midlands

After speaking to a medical convention at Myrtle Beach, Dr. Warren A. Jones visited in the Midlands with media and more medical representatives, always pushing for wellness overall and always fighting chronic disease in all forms. More...

Junior Achievement inducts three into the South Carolina Business Hall of Fame

Robert E. Mcnair, Joseph A. Edens, and William Hayne Hipp

(Editor's note: Biographical excerpts are taken from the May 21 awards dinner program.) Bob McNair In the post- WWII era of state leaders, Bob McNair was a visionary who used his unique cooperative style More...

Society

Charles Norman Speight

Charles Norman Speight, 96, died peacefully at his home surrounded by his devoted family on Saturday, May 23, 2009. Visitation was at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Bill LaMotte on Monday, May 25, from 5 pm to 7 pm. More...

Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia installs president

The Garden Club Council of Greater Columbia installed Cheryl Derby Martino as its president for a one year term at its Annual Awards and Installations Luncheon May 21, 2009, at the Lexington Country Club. More...

Forest Acres Photos Needed

Warner M. Montgomery is writing a history of Forest Acres and needs photos of homes, churches, businesses, and people. Please bring the photograph to the office of The Columbia Star, 723 Queen Street, any weekday between 9 am and 5 pm. More...

Events

Events

-ART Palmetto Painters, a SC Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, will hold its meeting June 13, 10 am, at Green Hill Baptist Church, 1734 Augusta Road, West Columbia. 781-2340. More...

Local author publishes fourth book

Allen University's Dr. Marcia Brevard Wynn has published her fourth book entitled, Do Unto Others. Dr. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

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NOTICE OF APPLICATION

NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that Stadium Grille, LLC, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale ON premises consumption of Beer, and Wine only, at 905 A Bluff Rd., C More...