August 1, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

P.T.S.D.

HELP FOR OUR VETERANS

Now that service connection for TBI has been attained, it is important that it is properly rated. The VA updated its rating criteria in 2008 due to the increased number of veterans sustaining TBIs in Iraq and Afghanistan. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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ASK ANN...

Can things like ketchup and mustard stay on the table or do they need to be refrigerated?

Ketchup will not spoil if left out of the refrigerator and on your table. That is probably what happens at your favorite diner. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Capital Rotary Club packs boxes for Harvest Hope

Capital Rotary Club members volunteered to support Harvest Hope Food Bank by packing 150 boxes of groceries for distribution to the elderly in lieu of a weekly club meeting. More...

Business

City Snippets

Riverbanks has another record year More...

Construction on Kline City Center to begin next spring

Construction of a $100 million-plus multipurpose development will begin next spring, transforming a 6.7-acre empty field at the northwest corner of Gervais street, one of the most visible locations in Columbia. More...

Folks About Town

Jill Lawson and Jennifer Hemphill have joined Palmetto Place Children’s Shelter. Lawson will be the director of client services, Hemphill the lead house parent. More...

Sports

Highlanders have weapons but still lack depth

OVERVIEW: It was another tough year for Heathwood Hall in 2013. The record alone, though, doesn’t tell the whole story. Three of the losses were decided by a total of nine points. More...

Amick takes on new challenge

When the Brookland- Cayce Bearcats take the field in 2014, they will do so with a new defensive coordinator, Kemper Amick. While he is a new name to the B-C coaching staff, football fans in the Columbia area know him well. More...

Blowfish swimming to Lexington

Shanahan & Company Sports Management LLC, parent company of the Blowfish, announced July 28 it has reached an agreement with the Lexington County Recreation & Aging Commission to market and manage a new collegiate baseball stadium in Lexingto More...

Arts & Entertainment

CCT’s YouTheatre presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr.

One hundred fifty young actors go...

Grab your fins and snorkels, and head “Under the Sea” as Columbia Children’s Theatre’s (CCT) YouTheatre presents Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jr. August 1–10 with shows Fridays at 7 p.m., Saturdays at 11 a.m. More...

Home & Garden

Growing young minds through vegetable gardening

Stopping to smell the flowers

Grace Academy Child Development Center of Grace Christian Church dedicated a vegetable garden on the Monticello Road campus July 2. More...

Star Chefs

Garden Vegetable Soup More...

Gentlemen practice their tennis skills

Will Hunt, Don Barton, Dr. Edmund Taylor, and Cliff Thomas play tennis two or three times a week at Forest Lake Club. More...

Sertoman of the Year

The contributions of the 2013-2014 Sertoman of the Year from North Lake Sertoma Club would inspire and impress anyone familiar with civic organizations. More...

News

2 Fat 2 Fly takes home top chef honors

Palmetto Palate attendees voted the team from Columbia’s 2 Fat 2 Fly food truck the 2014 Top Chef. More...

County’s transportation penny program shifting into high gear

In its first year, Richland County’s transportation sales tax brought in $53 million—$3 million more than anticipated. More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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A good stick is hard to find

I’m just saying...

If you’ve been following this column, you know I was recently admitted to the hospital for an infection resulting from a cat scratch. More...

Buddies

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

During the summer months of 1969, I was getting a crash course on manhood, fatherhood, and working for a living. While sitting in a two-ton line truck between Dodie and David, I learned a valuable lesson about the difference between boys and men. More...

Education

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and USC Gamecocks share hope with stars of tomorrow

Student athletes from the University of South Carolina Gamecocks men’s basketball team, Sindarius Thornwell, Michael Carrera, and Laimonas Chatkevicius shared words of wisdom, and worked out with camp participants Wednesday July 23, at Burnside More...

Society

Fashion tips from Over the Top and Fab'rik

Fall Fashion Preview 2

Columbia has numerous boutiques that offer gorgeous and diverse fall fashion. Fab’rik and Over The Top are two boutiques that will have just what you need to expand your wardrobe. More...

Correction

Brittons of Columbia

In the July 25, 2014, issue of The Columbia Star “Fashion tips from 104 years of experience,” Stacy Levinson was referred to as Stacy Lancaster. Below is the corrected part of the article. More...

Miss Stoneburner and Mr. Rabe exchange vows at the Robert Mills House

Claire McCall Stoneburner and Adam Michael Rabe, both of Columbia, were married Saturday, June 21, 2014, in a 6:30 p.m. ceremony at the Robert Mills House in Columbia. The Rev. Jeffrey Steven Smith officiated. More...

Events

Orchestra concert features young artists

L–r, Becan Floyd, viola; Jenning Chen, piano; Dillon Smith, saxophone; and Jacob Surak, cello; will perform in An Orchestra Concert Featuring Gifted Young Solo Artists Friday, August 1, 7 p.m., More...

Young Lawyers host backpack drive

The S.C. Bar Young Lawyers Division has teamed up with The Cooperative Ministry to collect backpacks and other school supplies for donation to schools and students throughout the Midlands. More...

Events

•ART The Columbia Museum of Art, in partnershipwith Richland Library, will present the summer exhibition, All the World’s a Stage: AnitaLobel, on view through August 17, CMA’sWells Fargo Education Gallery and the galleryat Richland L More...

Travel

Mountain Escape

Conclusion: Vineyards

Linda and I love wine and love visiting vineyards. We have not been able to pass up the chance to squeeze a grape or swirl a glass of wine whenever we have the chance whether it be in Europe or America. More...

Public Notices

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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF LIEN SALE Universal Storage Solutions @ Woodhill will hold a public sale to enforce a lien imposed on said property, as described below, pursuant to the South Carolina Self- Service Storage Facility Act, South Carolina Code 39-20-10 to 39-2 More...

Legals

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