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West Columbia mayor and council members take oath of office

On November 3, 2015, the City of West Columbia held a general election for the office of mayor and four seats on city council. More...

In spite of interruptions, Forest Acres City Council continued with business

The Forest Acres City Council, at a meeting that had been delayed more than a month because of October’s historic floods, dealt with what many residents are now doing, cleaning up in the aftermath of the storm. More...

Changes coming to Jim Hamilton–L. B. Owens Airport

At the South Kilbourne Neighborhood Association meeting Thursday, November 5, Pete Mayers, Rosewood resident, announced some changes underway at the Jim Hamilton-L. B. More...

Business

City Snippets

FN opening factory store More...

Folks About Town

Lloyd Kapp Jr, M.D. has been named medical director for BlueChoice HealthPlan of South Carolina. William Star rett, executive and artistic director of Columbia City Ballet, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Stephen G. More...

Attorneys Honored

Gal l ivan, White & Boyd, P. A. has been ranked in the 2016 “Best Law Firms” list by U. S. News & World Report and Best Lawyers ® in six practice areas. More...

Education

TANA donates 200 school bags and supplies to Richland District One’s school children

Telugu Association of North America (TANA), a not-for-profit organization belonging to the Telugu people from India has donated 200 school bags and supplies to the Richland District One’s school children. More...

The Star chats with EF coordinator

The Columbia Star had a chat with Sofia Reino, a coordinator for EF (Education First) High School Exchange Year, about her experience working for the program. More...

Richland One educator wins State Arts Administrator of the Year Award

Marisa Vickers, former principal of Hand Middle School in Richland One, has been named the 2015 Arts Administrator of the Year by the South Carolina Alliance for Arts Education (SCAAE).  More...

Sports

Skyhawks fly by Heathwood

Down 21-7 with 2:10 remaining in the first half, Heathwood Hall quarterback Corbett Glick dropped back at his own 35-yard line and hit Duffy Beal with a pass on the right sideline. More...

Barons eliminate Falcons

Second seeded Wilson Hall (9-1) eliminated seventh seed Ben Lippen (5-6) from the SCISA 3A playoffs 38-0 last Friday, November 6 in Sumter. More...

Cards fall to Pinewood

Leslie Redden ran for 116 yards and three touchdowns to lead the Pinewood Prep Panthers past the visiting Cardinal Newman Cardinals 28-0 in the first round of the SCISA 3A football state playoffs Friday, November 6.  More...

Home & Garden

Carolina Wild

Stopping to smell the flowers

Christi Bruner, co-owner of Carolina Wild, a native plant nursery in Anderson, S.C., presented a talk and traveling plant exhibit on native alternatives to traditional landscape ornamentals last week for the Richland County Master Gardener Associatio More...

Star Chefs

Pumpkin Bread Pudding More...

Pets

Dog Myths

The world is flat! If you swallow gum, it’ll stay in your stomach for seven years! You can train a dog by acting like a wolf! What do these have in common? They are all myths. When it comes to our canine friends, there are a lot of myths. More...

Grandma, Alfie, and the Promise of Spring

Editor’s note: This article was originally posted in June, 2014, by Sheryl McAlister on her blog site Old Broad & New Trix. With the author’s permission, it is reprinted here. More...

Director returns to the stage where she started

There was a lot of activity in the dark theatre this particular rainy Sunday afternoon. A few people were sitting in seats. Kids were talking and laughing. More...

Five Points’ historic first century captured by artists

The real patriarch of Five Points may have been a blood-thirsty mosquito because it was fear of malaria that prompted developers to begin infilling the swampy low ground along Rocky Branch Creek.  More...

On Second Thought

Of floods and families

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a series of articles by staff writer Cathy Cobbs chronicling her unique journey of the illness and death of her father and the loss of her home in the Great Flood of 2015. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

West Columbia More...

Tapping History One Keg at a Time

Citizens of Germanic heritage were among the many ethnic groups that played a crucial role in shaping South Carolina’s second capital city from its founding in 1786 up to the present day. More...

Commentary

Grilling and telling tall tales

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

Recently, I found myself studying the sparse grilling paraphernalia section at a local grocery store with a man I would bond with for three days and likely never see again. More...

The WHY Chromosome

I’m just saying...

Men are strange creatures.  More...

Running crazy

40–Something

I’ve been running for a while now. Okay, maybe “running” is a bit of a stretch, but I’m definitely not one of those guys who looks like he’s moving in slow motion, at least not for the first mile or so. More...

Society

Gertrude Chandler honored by the Nationally Accredited Judges Club of South Carolina

Gertrude Chandler ( Mrs. Wilbur R.) of Georgetown, S. C., was honored by the Nationally Accredited Judges Club of South Carolina October 1, 2015. More...

Do you remember?

Beauty, children, grandchildren, and great grandchilden

When you are a child, you don’t even think about being a parent much less a grandparent— at least I never did. Maybe that’s the way it’s supposed to be. More...

Capital Rotary Club welcomes new member

Capital Rotary president David Boucher welcomed the club’s newest 2015 member, Allison Atkins, community relations and development director for the Lexington/ Richland Alcohol and Drug Abuse Council. More...

Events

Events

•ART  Visual artists in Richland and Lexington Counties can now register to participate in Columbia Open Studios, presented by 701 Center for Contemporary Art (701 CCA). More...

Arts & Entertainment

On Stage Productions presents a Holiday classic with an original twist

On Stage Productions will celebrate the holiday season with A Twisted Carol: A Jukebox Musical. Opening night is Friday, December 4, and performances will continue through December 12. More...

Gender identity in 19th and 21st centuries explored in new play at UofSC

The UofSC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Herculine and Lola by Dipika Guha November 15-21 at the Center for Performance Experiment. More...

Travel

Holy Land

Part 1: Rachel, Lazarus, Al-Aqsa

I have always been attracted to the Holy Land, modern Israel, and Jordan. Three times I have found myself wandering through the historic sites searching for the meaning of life. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/ or storage liens: are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5- 5810, 56-6-5635 and/ or 29- 15-10 SC Law as Amended: and are in the custody of More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

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