October 21, 2016 RSS feed / Front Page

News

Brian Rego shows art at Over the Mantel of the collective, Perceptual Painters

Don’t miss the artist reception for Brian Rego Thursday, October 20 at Over the Mantel Gallery. The gallery, located on Carlisle Street, one block that runs between Daly and Millwood streets. More...

Commentary

Perspective on a Sunny Day

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

The morning was relatively ordinary by Key West standards. Sunrise temperature around 80. The constant breeze cut the humid air unless one was doing something strenuous, which I wasn’t.  More...

17+30=49

40–Something

The other day, my middle child—my nearly 17-year-old daughter— asked me how I’d like to celebrate my 49th birthday. Normally, this is a nice sentiment coming from the mouth of a person in that particular age group. More...

Furry Food Wars

I’m just saying...

“What are you doing Julia? Working on a new story?” This was from my husband Marty recently when he walked into my office, and I was furiously typing on the computer. More...

Business

Reenactment: WWII ends and Americans dance with joy!

Seven decades ago announcements that WWII had ended blared out of radios, blasted out of PA systems, and overjoyed Americans poured into the streets— and danced. More...

Give wisely in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew

In the wake of Hurricane Matthew’s devastating effects, Secretary of State Mark Hammond encourages South Carolinians seeking to help others to do so wisely. More...

City Snippets

Sav-A-Lot stores being sold Supervalu of Eden Prairie, Minn., is selling the four Sav-A-Lot groceries operating in the Columbia area to Canadian private equity firm Onex Corp. More...

Society

When someone shows you who they are, believe them

Political analysts tell us next month’s presidential election will be decided by the women of America. This is fitting because if she is elected on November 8, Hillary Clinton will become the nation’s first female president.  More...

Dream Work— Eternally Useful

Dreaming during sleep—experiencing realistic, fanciful or frightening images and emotions —has held our attention over millennia. More...

Women of Fitness

If you would like to nominate a female fitness professional who represents the Best of the Best in her heath and wellness career Send nominations to fit ness@thecolumbiastar.com.   More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Animal Protection League Annual Benefit Auction will be held Saturday November 12, 6–10 p.m., Medallion Center, 7309 Garners Ferry Road. 803-603-5443 or aplscevent@gmail.com. More...

Home & Garden

Chihuly in the Garden

Stopping to smell the flowers

If the Chihuly chandelier in the atrium of the Columbia Museum of Art appeals to your artistic eye, you won’t want to miss Chihuly in the Garden. More...

Star Chefs

Peanut Butter Spider Cookies More...

RCSD to receive funds for body cameras

On October 18, the Richland County Council meeting included the remaining two items due for recognition not recognized in the last meeting. October is National Community Planning Month. More...

On Second Thought

Hampton-Preston Mansion Garden Dedication

On Sunday, October 16, Historic Columbia hosted a special reception, bringing families and supporters together, to celebrate the completion of the first phase of the garden rehabilitation at the Hampton-Preston Mansion. More...

Of floods and families

The Tortoise and the Hare of 2016

Editor’s Note: This is the 45th installment in 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 the family’s home in the Great Flood of 2015. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

Government / Neighborhood

Council honors Leona Plaugh, moves forward with storm water projects

The Columbia City Council held its monthly meeting Tuesday, October 18.  Council approved a motion to move forward with a rate study of a storm water bond and priority projects. More...

Richland One officials clarify Dreher upgrades

More then a week ago, the Melrose Heights Neighborhood Association voted against any facility improvements at Dreher High School. Concerns were raised about lighting and trust issues with the school district.  More...

Olympia is introduced to new RCSD officer

The We Are Olympia Neighborhood Association was introduced to a new Richland County Sheriff’s Department CAT officer at the monthly meeting Monday, October 17.  CAT Deputy Paul Sanguiliano replaces Emily Lemmond, who had been the RCSD repr More...

Education

Richland One schools celebrate National School Lunch Week

Satchel Ford Elementary School students Savannah Busby and Thompson DuBose enjoy a hot lunch while classmate Cooper Horton chooses a salad. More...

Richland Two announces personnel reorganization

Richland Two Superintendent Debbie Hamm and Superintendent-Elect Baron Davis recently announced details of the plan to ensure a smooth and seamless transition for when Dr. Hamm retires June 30, 2017, and Dr. Davis takes over as superintendent. More...

Sports

SCISA Girls Tennis Playoff Notes:

Ben Lippen defeated Orangeburg-Prep in the first round and will face Porter-Gaud in the semifinals at the Palmetto Tennis Center in Sumter Friday, October 21 at 2:30 p.m. More...

Blazers hang on against Cavaliers

Senior quarterback Jalen Smith threw for two scores in leading the Ridge View Blazers to a 28-14 homecoming win in Region 3-4A over the Richland Northeast Cavaliers Friday night, October 14 at District 2 Stadium. More...

Heathwood Hall runs away with Highlander Invitational titles

Heathwood Hall claimed titles on both the girls’ and boys’ side of its Highlander Invitational Wednesday, October 12. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Harvest Festival Fun

Dancing scarecrows came to life at the Ridge Spring Harvest Festival as SC Music and Dance Academy entertained the crowds with clogging, song-and-dance routines, and even a little hiphop. More...

Travel

Historic Eutawville

Part 4: The Santee Canal

From early settlement of South Carolina, the short Ashley and Cooper Rivers provided access to low country plantations, homes to many of South Carolina’s leading families. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Public Notices

Notice of  UNclaimed  Vehicles/  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...

Legals

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