April 2, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

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Food from the heart

S.C. has the 5th largest hunger population in the country

Hundreds of members of Shandon Baptist and Northside Baptist Churches gathered outside grocery stores in Richland and Lexington counties March 27 to participate in the Second Annual Food From the Heart food drive. More...

Stonewall Jackson was no tactician

William “Randy” Folks is an esteemed professor of international business at USC. When not in the classroom, he travels the world setting up relationships with foreign universities. More...

A high octane education

Forest Acres’ native’s innovative reading, writing, and racing program

Jordan Anderson is enrolled at Belmont Abbey College, in Gastonia, North Carolina. More...

Education

Killian Elementary Leadership Academy helps fight hunger

In keeping with the tradition of helping others, members of Killian Elementary Leadership Academy continued in their efforts in helping to fight hunger by participating in the Souper Bowl of Caring. More...

MMBA selects Teacher of the Year

Recently, the faculty of Midlands Math and Business Academy—a local public charter school— chose its Teacher of the Year.   More...

Columbia College student to present paper at DePauw University

Columbia Col lege Honors student Diana Lynde has been chosen to attend DePauw University’s The Janet Pr indle Institute for Ethics to present her submission “The Curious Case of the Conversational Absolutist.”   More...

Sports

Eagles shut down Bearcats

Going into the bottom of the seventh inning Friday night, March 26, with a 3–1 lead must have felt like déjà vu for Airport pitcher W.T. Murden.   “Last year we had a 3–0 lead at our place, and W.T. More...

Lady Cardinals fly by A.C. Flora

Annalise Hughen went 3–for–4 with two triples and three RBIs and struck out seven as the Cardinal Newman Lady Cardinals defeated the A. C. Flora Lady Falcons 10–2 in varsity softball action Saturday, March 27 at Defender Field. More...

Cardinals’ big fifth sinks Hammond

The Hammond Skyhawks’ softball team kept things close for four innings, but a barrage of hits by Cardinal Newman in the fifth, including a two–out grand slam by Alex August, proved to be the difference as the Cardinals won 12–2 on More...

Travel

Redcliffe, Hammond, and Forest Acres

Redcliffe Plantation in Beech Island near Aiken has a strange connection to Columbia and Forest Acres. James Henry Hammond (1807–1864) coined the phrase “Cotton is king” in a speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate. More...

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S.C. Academy of Authors celebrates four writers

The South Carolina Academy of Authors will celebrate writers William Price Fox, Dot Jackson, Ron Rash, and George Singleton in an April ceremony in Spartanburg, inducting the four into the state’s literary hall of fame.   More...

On Second Thought

Corporal punishment has no place in our schools

While our General Assembly is on hiatus for the Easter holiday, there are social work students galore campaigning for causes all across the capital city.  More...

Columbia

tI–77 over Congaree River: Traffic was held up for almost two hours March 26 as a man accused of robbing a BB&T bank led police on a car chase and then dived off the bridge in an escape attempt. More...

An Open Letter to Henry McMaster

      Dear Cousin Henry,       Congratulations on your challenge to the federal government. You have taken up         the charge so often led by South Carolinians of the past. More...

Business

They buy and sell power

— and they’re in the electricity business

In mid–January, S.C. Electric and Gas Co. announced it was seeking a 9.5 percent increase in electricity base rates, to be phased in over 18 months. More...

Briefs

S.C. missed   More...

Melanie Huggins of the Richland County Public Library

Star Profile

At the Richland County Public Library you can find more than 1.1 million books and another 90,000 nonprint resources. The main RCPL building and its branches saw 2,290,404 visitors last year.   More...

Society

Miss Ward and Mr. Lambert plan July wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Harold Cushman Ward announce the engagement of their daughter Mary Elizabeth Ward to William Grayson Lambert.   More...

Miss Caskey and Mr. Washington plan wedding in Cedar Mountain

Mr. and Mrs. John Bell Caskey of Columbia are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Elise McLain Caskey, to Carey Alexander Washington II, son of Dr. and Mrs. Carey Alexander Washington, also of Columbia.   More...

Miss Burnette and Mr. Taylor plan May wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Michael Alan Burnette of Columbia announce the engagement of their daughter, Nola Elizabeth Burnette, to William Richard Taylor of Honea Path, South Carolina.   More...

Events

Alumni give to Dreher High School’’s permanent art coll ecti on

A creative spirit was sparked by Dreher High School students’ beloved art teacher Mozelle Skinner and has continued with current teachers David Vandiver and Laurie McKee. More...

Sound the alarm! The British are coming... to TartanFest!

“The British are coming! The British are coming!” once was exclaimed with fear and dread, but not this coming Saturday (April 3). More...

Events

-ART The Village Artist Gallery will host “Go Figure” the newly formed N.E. Columbia artists group that provides live models that members can draw or paint Monday evenings, 6:30 pm, Village at Sandhill. 699-8886. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Spring plant sale at Heyward’s Greenhouse

Stopping to smell the flowers

Here it is one month into spring and your good intentions to start seeds early for summer veggies and flowers never materialized. What to do and where to go?   More...

Star Chefs

Quick & Easy Coconut Cake   Contributed by Pam Clark   More...