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Members of Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services train dogs to help people with physical disabilities and social needs become more independent. PAALS is having its third annual dog walk with a poker run twist at Saluda Shoals Park this weekend. More...

News

Columbia’s World Affairs Council presents Global Vision Awards

This year’s recipients of the Global Vision Awards were Ambassador Robert V. Royall Jr. and Ambassador David H. Wilkins. More...

Need financial help with your meds?

With unemployment up significantly, the uninsured and those struggling financially may be tempted to skip doses of their prescription medicines and that can be dangerous.   More...

Delegates from Yibin, Columbia’s Sister City, meet with officials for breakfast

Delegates from Columbia’s Sister City in China, Yibin City, met with representatives from the U.S. and Foreign Commercial Service, the S.C. More...

Business

Engenuity IGNITE!

At 701 Whaley last Thursday night EngenuitySC held its IgNITE!, a leadership conference to showcase some of the region’s knowledge economy catalysts. More...

Briefs

Now what?   The City of Columbia is considering a $194 million tax increment finance project, $40 million in the northern sector of town, and $154 million in the Innovista. More...

Donna Freeman of the Village Dollar Shoppe

Up until the middle of the last century, the F.W. Woolworth Co. really did have some items priced for 10 cents or even less. More...

Society

Caroline Arthur Mauldin Hendricks

Caroline Arthur Mauldin Hendricks was born April 17, 1914, in Columbia, S.C. to the late Anne Peyre Moore Arthur and William Weston Arthur. More...

Dr. Donald H. Robinson

Donald Herbert Robinson, M.D., slipped comfortably from his body of 91 years Monday, October 26, 2009. More...

In memory of Mildred Stansell Vaughn

During the All Saints Choral Evening Prayer and Service of Healing November 1 at Shandon United Methodist Church the Music and Arts Ministry presented Psalm 150. 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...

St. David’s Episcopal Church to host fall bazaar

St. David Episcopal Church’s annual Fall Bazaar is set for 9 am–2 pm, November 7, at the church located at 605 Polo Rd., in northeast Columbia. More...

Pipe organ memorial at Eastminster Presbyterian

A special music program will be offered at Eastminster Presbyterian Church Friday, November 6 at 7 pm, honoring the memory of Lester Bates Jr., a long–time Eastminster member.   More...

Travel

Destination Guinea

During the month I lived in Guinea I was fortunate to achieve all the goals I had been assigned. I had worked with organizations such as FONDIS, the Ministry of Tourism, and the University of Sonfonia toward the development of the Farenya Project. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED MOBILE HOME   /PUBLIC SALE   More...

NOTICE OF APPLICATION

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NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

NOTICE TO CREDITORS More...

Farr resigns as Vikings’ head coach - Free Access

Spring Valley head football coach Quay Farr has tendered his resignation after three seasons where the Vikings went 3–30. More...

Four Seasons blow in at Carolinas Telco FCU

Members of the staff at Carolinas Telco Federal Credit Union dressed as the four seasons for Halloween. More...

On Second Thought

I am here because of War Hero High Pockets

Editor’s note: Corry E. Mason sent an excerpt from the book Ghost Soldiers: The Forgotten Epic Story of World War II's Most Dramatic Mission by Hampton Sides to The Columbia Star. Mason More...

Capital City Club honors members of U.S. Armed Forces

In special recognition of veterans, as well as the men and women who currently serve in our nation’s armed forces, The Capital City Club of Columbia is poised to honor their service with its Second Annual Veterans Day Dinner Celebration on Wed More...

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Government / Neighborhood

City Council reconsiders landfill contract

Roll call Columbia City Council met Wednesday at 9 am in City Hall. Council member E.W. More...

Councilman selected to go to Egypt

Columbia City Councilman At Large, Daniel Rickenmann, has been selected by the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) Delegate Selection Committee to represent the United States on an international exchange program to Egypt.   More...

From taxes to letterheads at Council

Chair Paul Livingston, Vice Chair Damon Jeter, Joyce Dickerson, Val Hutchinson, Gwendolyn Kennedy, Bill Malinowski, Jim Manning, Greg Pearce, and Kelvin Washington were present. Norman Jackson and Kit Smith were absent. Citizen’s Input   More...

Education

Cardinal Newman School moves forward with plans for new campus

Cardinal Newman School recently announced it has officially closed on the purchase of 49.12 acres of land on Alpine Road from Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina with the purpose of building a new campus for the school, currently located at 470 More...

Dreher senior earns Eagle Scout Badge

Donald Hoke “Bud” Jeter Jr., son of Don and Janet Jeter, received his Eagle Scout Badge Sunday, October 25 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church during Troop 10’s Court of Honor. More...

KNN visits WIS TV

Killian Elementary’s KNN news crew was invited by Ben Tanner to WIS TV Studio Thursday, October 29. More...

Sports

Highlanders finish perfect regular season campaign

Mac Whalen threw for 325 yards and three touchdowns, all to Joseph English, as the Heathwood Hall Highlanders completed a perfect regular season by downing the Cardinal Newman Cardinals 28–0 on Senior Night. More...

Eagles complete perfect regular season

The Airport Eagles capped off a perfect 10–0 regular season with a 39–17 win over rival Brookland– Cayce Friday, October 30. More...

High School Football

Week 10 Stats

By The NUMBERS   The Records   More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Messages from Mother Nature in November

Stopping to smell the flowers

In our world of electronic messaging, we sometimes ignore the more persistent natural messages coming from Mother Nature. More...

Star Chefs

Fish Athenian   4 firm white fish fillets (tilapia, mahi, or snapper) ¼ tsp. pepper 1–¼ tsp. Greek season ing, divided 1–¼ Tbsp. olive oil 1 Tbsp. More...