September 24, 2010 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Columbia C hurches Good Shepherd Lutheran Church

Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Forest Acres wants you to Follow the FLOW. Says Senior Pastor Paul Wollner: “The FLOW comes from the baptismal waters. These letters stand for Fellowship, Learning, Outreach, and Worship. More...

Medal of Honor Convention kicks off locally

A convention three and a half years in the making ratchets Columbia’s reputation as a patriotic city up another notch Monday, September 27, the second civic plum within the month. More...

Educational Radio Service for the Blind to be shutdown

On September 2, 2010, the South Carolina Commission for the Blind announced that the SC Educational Radio for the Blind will be shutdown on September 30, 2010, due to a reduction of funds in the agency’s state budget.  More...

Government / Neighborhood

Steady but slow progress at Richland Mall

A full time market is opening at the Richland Mall. More...

SCE&G attempts third substation in Rosewood community

Earlier in the summer, SCE&G informed the Rosewood community of their interest to build a new substation along Rosewood Drive. More...

Heathwood’s Interim Measures for Community Character Protection expires in December

On August 6, 2008, Columbia City Council gave final reading approval on a text amendment, (Ord. 2008–001) that creates a new zoning overlay district called the CC (Community Character).  More...

Business

Business Briefs

Information communication I–Comm Week, a showcase produced by USC’s College of Mass Communications and Information Studies, has a full calendar of events open to the public, October 3–8. More...

Incubator moves ahead with new companies and new wealth

The USC Columbia Technology Incubator and Congressman Joe Wilson held a press conference on Monday, Sept. 20, in the Broad River Road offices of incubator graduate Advanced Automation Consulting (AAC). More...

Folks about town

Nastassjiah Cunningham has graduated from the Basic Jail session 295 at the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Cunningham has been awarded the Bert Friday Award for the officer with the highest academic average. More...

Society

Cabaret Night

Columbia Classical Ballet begins season with fundraiser

Columbia Classical Ballet began its 2010–11 season with Cabaret Night, chaired by Susan Lemmon, in The Medallion Center filled with hundreds of fans September 19, 2010.  More...

S.C. taxpayers to pay filing fees

In what might be a first for the nation, a special legislatively created panel studying South Carolina’s tax structure is proposing charging all individual state income tax filers a filing fee including the more than 800,000 people who annuall More...

Author discusses Mediterranean diet with Columbia Garden Club

The Columbia Garden Club hosted the University of South Carolina’s First Lady, Patricia Moore–Pastides. She discussed her new book Greek Revival :   More...

Events

-ART

Art in Public Places project for Lexington S.C. (APPLS) is seeking artists to install original art work in Lexington area businesses. 808-5328, contact@southcarolinaartists.com, or www.southcarolinaartists.com More...

Home & Garden

Conifers à la carte

Stopping to smell the flowers

Conifers are familiar plants in the southern landscape. Especially noticeable are native pines and junipers. By definition a conifer is a cone–bearing plant. More...

Star Chefs

Chicken Pot Pie

1 pound skinless, boneless chicken   breast halves, cubed 1 cup sliced carrots 1 cup frozen green peas 1/2 cup sliced celery 1/3 cup butter 1/3 cup chopped onion 1/3 cup all–purpose   flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4 tsp. More...

Italian Sausage and Bean Soup

Contributed by   southernfood.about.com   1–1/4 cup dry Great   Northern beans,   soaked overnight (14.5 oz.) can Italian   style tomatoes,   chopped (approx. More...

Travel

In Search of a Slave Trader

Partt 14:: “I found Lightburn!!”

As we finished our tour of the new Art Gallery of The Bahamas, Anthony Jervis, the architect, said he knew the Lightburn (Lightbourn) family in Nassau. More...

We are helpless Get Involved

Neighbor makes a positive difference by caring

In today’s politically correct society with all of its rules and regulations it’s sometimes difficult to know when to speak up or when to sit quietly and watch and wait. More...

From South Carolina to New York City

note: Natasha Whitling is in New York City interning at the United Nations for her final course in the masters program USC’s School of Journalism and Mass Communications. More...

On Second Thought

Salesmen or scam artists knocking on our doors?

I read the great interest your article on AT&T IS Going Door to Door in the   Columbia Star (Sept.17, 2010) and wanted to share an experience that happened to me about a month ago that is very similar to what you experienced.   More...

Julia Rogers Hook's Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Integrity and dependability keep customers

I was brand loyal to AT$T until I had three bad experiences over the past decade or so. Twice our phone went down and the serviceman barely got out of the truck before he whipped out a business card and said, “Your house–wire is bad. More...

Commentary

Cartoon

Full Story

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

Survival of the fit and unfit

We have a schizophrenic relationship with nature. Discovery and Natgeo offer shows featuring happy animals living the good life and behaving like a left wing fantasy date. On the other hand there are movies like More...

Forty– something

Popeye didn’t have a good plastic surgeon

When I was a little kid, I actually believed chugging a can of spinach would make me strong like Popeye the Sailorman. More...

Education

Forty children earn Columbia Junior Ambassador status

Children in Columbia had a few exciting adventures to share with their friends as they went back to school. More...

Midlands Technical College offers new engineering technology programs in critical need employment areas

To address the critical need for highly skilled technicians in clean energy and advanced manufacturing, Midlands Technical College (MTC) is offering two new engineering technology programs for fall 2010: the Mechanical Engineering Technology Associa More...

Nine Richland One seniors named 2011 National Merit Scholarship Semi–finalists

Nine Richland One high school seniors are among the 172 South Carolina students named 2011 National Merit Scholarship Program semifinalists. More...

Sports

Cavaliers stay unbeaten with win over Aiken

For a week, Richland Northeast High School coaches preached the necessity of a strong start in a non–region game against fellow unbeaten Aiken.   Chavarius Curry– Felix paid attention.   More...

High School Football

Full Story

Capitals tame Bearcats

One word could be used to describe the Columbia at Brookland– Cayce game on Friday, September 17 for Bearcats fans.   “Terrible.”   More...

Arts & Entertainment

Onstage and up on their toes to cure juvenile diabetes

Richland Northeast High School’s Palmetto Center for the Arts Dance Program will present its seventh Amazing Feets October 1 at 8 p.m. in the Richland School District Two Auditorium, 7500 Brookfield Road.   More...

ETV wraps up 50th Anniversary with celebration at its Columbia studios

The Cat in the Hat and Clifford the Big Red Dog are just two of the big–time celebrities coming to Columbia Saturday, September 25 for a party that’s been a half–century in the making.   More...

Carolina Ballet presents The Four Seasons

Carolina Ballet will   present The Four Seasons               September 24 and 25, 7:30 p.m., at the CMFA ArtSpace, 914 Pulaski Street, Columbia.   More...

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as to the quality of title to be conveyed by obtaining an independent title search prior to the foreclosure sale date. More...