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South Carolina and history

Paul Redfern: Columbia's Mystery In Flight exhibit opens at library

Columbian Paul Redfern and his plane, the Port of Brunswick, left Sea Island, Georgia, to fly nonstop to Brazil 82 years ago. The plane and Redfern disappeared somewhere in South America and were never heard from again. More...

Part 12: Boykin, a reinvented town

Boykin, South Carolina, formerly a small farming community at the northeastern end of the COWASEE Basin, a few miles south of Camden, has "reinvented itself" as they say. More...

South Carolina and history

Local Explorer to be featured on History Detectives

A long lost Civil War bridge has been discovered. While clearing some newly purchased property along the Broad River in Columbia, David Brinkman, the owner, discovered evidence of an old bridge abutment. More...

Education

Barclay School takes holistic approach to education

To educator, Gillian Barclay- Smith, a child is a whole being, not just an academic one. More...

Richland One teacher wins state entrepreneurial award

Keenan High School engineering teacher Dr. Martin Cwiakala has been awarded the 2009 Jerry Zucker Entrepreneurial Spirit Award by the State Department of Education. Dr. More...

Richland County educators earn credit by learning about agriculture

Two Richland County educators recently completed a rigorous week learning about the importance of family farmers and domestically produced food, fiber, and fuel at the SC Farm Bureau (SCFB) 2009 Summer Ag in the Classroom Teacher Institute in Charl More...

Sports

Cinderella Slammers to battle for national championship

In the opinion of coach Doug Frye, the over- achieving Sandhill Slammers, who are headed to the USA/ASA National Championships in Sioux Falls, SD, aren't just "the little team that could." They are the "little team that will. More...

Post 6 pounds Post 182

Thursday, July 9, 2009

On Thursday July 9, Richland Post 6 defeated Columbia Northeast Post 182 10- 2. Post 6 racked up 12 hits to go along with 7- 2/3 of an inning of pitching from Bud Jeter, in which he gave up only two runs on eight hits and struck out 13. More...

Loss causes three- way tie

Saturday, July 11, 2009

Running out of time, options and pitching, the coaches and officials of American Legion League 8 threw in the towel - or, more precisely, drew out of the hat - Saturday night. More...

Travel

A Middle East Expedition

Part 18: Saudi Arabia Traditional

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia covers an area the size of Western Europe and has a population of 26 million, about the same as North Korea or Texas. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

MASTER'S SALE BY VIRTUE of a decree heretofore granted in the case of: HSBC Bank, N.A., as Trustee for the Holders of Deutsche ALT-A Securities Mortgage Loan Trust, Series 2007-AR2 Mortgage Pass- Through Certificates against Helen T. More...

Vic Tutte celebrates 90th birthday

Jim Covington (l) and Maxie Roberts (r) celebrate the past 90 years with Vic Tutte, former photographer for The State newspaper. Tutte fought on the side of the British during WWII and was captured at the Battle of Dunkirk by the Germans. More...

Fisherman of the Week

Sam Porter and his daddy Stephen were fishing on the beach during a recent Debordieu stay when an eight ounce sand shark took the bait. Sam struggled mightily against the bruiser in an epic see- saw battle before landing his catch. More...

On Second Thought

I saw "Public Enemies" with a baby

I watched the movie "Public Enemies" with a baby Saturday, July 11, 2009, at the 5:30 showing at Winsong on Forest Drive. More...

Wrong T-shirt?

Letters to the editor

Mr. Montgomery, That AIG T- shirt in your Saudi Arabia story (A Middle Eastern Expedition, July 3, 2009) is a Manchester United soccer jersey. More...

Political Cartoon

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Business

Briefs

Millionaires In 2007, South Carolina had 78,285 millionaires (not counting home values) among its 1,704,376 households. Out of the 50 states, S.C. placed No. 38 in the ratio of millionaires to total households. North Carolina was No. 39. No. More...

Boeing site heating up positive rumors

Two years behind schedule, production of Boeing's 787 Dreamliner needs a second assembly line to catch up. A machinists strike last fall shut down production for eight weeks so now Boeing needs a second pool of union- free labor. More...

Leigh Talmadge of Hampton Street Vineyard

Star Profile

Back in the Dark Ages, the early '70s when the only restaurant in Columbia that didn't overcook the vegetables was Kester's Bamboo House on Harden Street, Le Petit Chateau opened for business on Devine Street. More...

Society

From Elgin to Helsinki

Brooklyn Mack's dancing career should be subtitled: against all odds. And his silver medal win at the Helsinki International Ballet Competition in June was no exception. More...

WACH Fox announces new local art show

WACH Fox News announces the debut of its newest program, Arts Watch with William. Arts Watch is a segment of WACH Fox News Good Day, and is hosted by William Starrett, the artistic and executive director of the Columbia City Ballet. More...

Henri and David Nass celebrate 55t h anniv ersary

Henri and David Nass celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary June 26, 2009. More...

Events

Workshop Theater's "High School Musical 2"... a must for the summer

"What Time is It?" It's summertime which means trips to the beach, part- time jobs, and the return of Troy, Gabriella, and the Wildcats to the Workshop Theatre stage. More...

Events

-ART Columbia Museum of Art will host an Introduction to Etching class July 25, 10 am- 5 pm, and July 26, 1 pm- 4 pm, at 1515 Main Street. 343-2187. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Don't be misled when buying a garden hose

Stopping to smell the flowers

Your garden hose may be delivering more than water to you, your garden's soil and plants, pet's drinking water, and children running through the sprinkler or splashing in the play pool. More...

Waddle over to Penguin Coast and meet Riverbanks' newest feathered friends

Three new penguins join the colony

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden announces one small and two big additions to the Penguin Coast exhibit in the Birdhouse. A rockhopper chick, born Thursday, June 18 and two adult king penguins from the Milwaukee County Zoo, now call Riverbanks home. More...