October 23, 2009 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Hammond School’s tennis teams hold fundraiser to raise funds for breast cancer research

With tennis racquets in hand, Hammond School is ready to rally for a cure for breast cancer.   On October 25 from 2–6 pm, Hammond’s tennis teams are holding a fundraiser to benefit the Susan G. More...

S.C. has the largest mail order pharmacy for the uninsured in the U.S.

Welvista is a non– profit organization providing access to prescription medications for the medically uninsured.  More...

Parking scarce For USC Fans

With the 2009 football season well underway and only three home games left to play, some fans are beginning to look forward to next year and wonder where they’ll be parking after the decades old S.C. More...

Education

Columbia Firefighters Association Local 793 makes dream come true

A teen with a life–threatening illness gets the computer of his dreams with a little help from Kids Wish Network.   More...

Vehicle Day at Columbia Jewish Day School

Columbia Jewish Day School held vehicle day Wednesday, October 14. Eight vehicles visited the school’s parking lot for the students to study. More...

Gail King specializes in her students

Gail King is originally from the small town of Piscataway, New Jersey. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Chinese and Japanese history in 1976 from Notre Dame.   More...

Sports

Cavaliers beat Dutch Fork to get fourth win in a row

Don’t look now, but the Richland Northeast Cavaliers are on the march. More...

High School Football

Week 8 Stats

By The NUMBERS   The Records   More...

Upcoming Schedule

October 23 A.C. Flora @ Chester* Ben Lippen @ Cardinal Newman* Dreher @ Airport* Heathwood Hall @ Hammond* Ridge View @ Spring Valley* October 30 A.C. More...

Travel

Destination Guinea

The village of Farenya

Jacob Wilkins visited the village of Farenya in Guinea researching its connection to slave trade in South Carolina. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The Swamp Fox holds Manning hostage

“Explore General Marion and the Southern Campaign” was the theme of the 7th Annual Francis Marion Symposium held in Manning October 16–17. The event was organized by Carole and George Summers of the Swamp Fox Murals Trail Society. More...

Biologist brings canopy bridges to the world’s forests

For canopy biologist Dr. Margaret Lowman many of the world’s problems can be solved not by chopping down trees, but by building bridges. More...

Gravitate to Gourds

Stopping smell flowers

When leaves turn color, temperatures are crisp, the State Fair is on, and produce stands and farmer’s markets display the fall harvest, folks gravitate to gourds. Children are fascinated with the shapes, colors, and inner sounds of the fruits. More...

Every chief officer dreams of having a Katherine Dunlap on his staff.

Katherine Dunlap in 2007 with governors: (seated) James B. Edwards and Richard Riley; (standing l–r) Jim Hodges, Robert McNair, David Beasley. More...

Watch Jean’s Journal

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The most popular Halloween event in the midlands is back again! The 7th Annual Boo at the Zoo kicked off last weekend and will be back in full swing this Friday. Visit our website for the rest of the story at www.thecolumbiastar. com. More...

On Second Thought

Homeless shelter will cost much more than advertised

The State's editorial claim Sept. 28 that it will take only $2 million annually to run the proposed homeless shelter is wishful thinking. More...

Lower standards hurt students

No one likes standardized tests.   Students dread them. Parents wonder about their effectiveness. Teachers find them time consuming. More...

S.C. should keep primary status

The existing system of selecting the Republican nominee for president of the United States works well.   Wisely, it starts with small states: the first caucus in Iowa and the first primary in New Hampshire. More...

Business

Governor gets his day in court

The South Carolina State Supreme Court convened Monday afternoon at 2:30 to hear about Governor Sanford’s request to keep the state Ethics Commission’s findings under cover.   More...

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Hedge your bets, or debts   According to research from New York University’s Stern School of Business, one in five hedge fund managers misrepresents her (or his) fund or its performance to investors during formal due diligence investigati More...

Lanier Jones of ADCO

“Famously Hot” is the new Columbia slogan, and it appears to have caught on after many others were offered, tried and discarded. More...

Society

The Columbia Star celebrates the life of Katherine Stallings Dunlap Katherine Dunlap serves eight governors

Editor’s note: This story was published                 in The Columbia Star two days before             Katherine Dunlap’s 100th birthday. More...

Events

Events

-ART Columbia Museum of Art will present The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection: Fifty Works for       Fifty States October 23–January 17 at 1515 Main Street. 799-2810. More...

Mister Poe’s Nightmares premieres at RCPL

Enter into the ghostly world of   Edgar Allan Poe at Mister Poe’s Nightmares             More...

SC Philharmonic presents Journeys

The SC Philharmonic   will present Journeys                 Thursday, November 12, 2009, at 7:30 pm at Koger Center for the Arts. More...

Two Hours From Home

Part 24: Conclusion

This is the last article in the COWASEE Basin Focus Area series. I hope you all have enjoyed reading them half as much as I’ve enjoyed writing them. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

F29-04565 TO THE DEFENDANTS, ABOVE NAMED: YOU ARE HEREBY SUMMONED and required to answer the Complaint along with the Notice to Appoint Guardian Ad Litem for defendant in the military in the above entitled action, a copy of which is herewith served u More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS More...

NOTICE OF APPLICATION

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