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News

Basket makers win at the S.C. State Fair

Parklane Adult Activity Center Basket Making Class took home a number of first and second place awards at The South Carolina State Fair this year. More...

USC Chapter NSDAR hears about the programs for homeless veterans and the 2018 Eliza Lucas Pinckney Dolls

Tammy Finney, chief of Voluntary Services at Dorn Veterans Administration was the speaker at USC Chapter NSDAR meeting November 8. More...

Olympia hears about national registry process

At its monthly meeting Monday, November 20, We Are Olympia Neighborhood Association heard a presentation from Lydia Brandt, architectural historian, regarding the national registry nomination process. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Eagle Scout Court of Honor held November 19 for six candidates

Scouts from Troop 10 at Eastminster Presbyterian Church who became Eagles November 19 included Harrison Daniel Davis, son of Donen and Sheila Davis; William Price Elliott, son of Scott and Mary Ellio More...

Veterans gather for the opening of 360th Civil Affairs Brigade exhibit at museum

One of the casualties on a battlefield can be civilization itself. For civilians caught in a war zone, chaos often reigns supreme as the basic infrastructure of civil society collapses.  More...

Business

Secretary of State Mark Hammond announces Scrooges and Angels for 2017

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced the Scrooges and Angels lists of 2017 November 15. More...

City Snippets

SCE&G wants to cut power rates South Carolina Electric & Gas Co. wants to cut its customers’ rates by 3.5 percent over the next three years after abandoning the construction the V.C. Summer nuclear project. More...

Folks About Town

U. S. Air Force National Guard Airman 1st Class Aust in A. Bridgers graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland, San Antonio, Texas. Bridgers is a 2017 graduate of Spring Valley High School. More...

Sports

Skyhawks are State Champs!

Hammond cruises to 9th championship in 12 seasons

Hammond quarterback Corbett Glick completed 14-of-21 passes for 327 yards and three touchdowns. Running back Jordan Burch added 11 carries for 65 yards and four touchdowns. More...

Glick, Kimrey share special bond

Head coach Erik Kimrey has had some great quarterbacks to work with during his time at Hammond. More...

Muschamps celebrate State Championship

There were many Hammond faculty, students, and fans at Charles W. Johnson Stadium Saturday night, November 18 to cheer on the Skyhawks in the 3A SCISA State Championship game. More...

Home & Garden

Kale as a Christmas Green

Stopping to smell the flowers

Kale has become the latest trendy vegetable for millennials who enjoy kale chips, smoothies, tea and “Superfood Side” salads. More...

Star Chefs

Kale Super Salad   More...

K-9 officers gather for annual holiday party

Seated (l) Barbara Harrell and Annette Boette gather for a photo at their annual holiday party with the Columbia Police Department K-Unit before the women pass out treats for the K-9 officers. More...

Local musician records first album

When West Columbia native Mitch Manis started playing music for his church youth group in the 1980s, he just thought he was making the meetings a little more fun. At the time, he wasn’t really trying to pursue any sort of musical career. More...

On Second Thought

Roll through Lower Richland with Historic Columbia

Join Historic Columbia for a Second Sunday Roll, a guided bus tour of Lower Richland on December 10 from 2–3:30 p.m. More...

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

Forest Acres More...

No bar in Wales Garden

An application seeking zoning changes to place a bar and restaurant on the old Masters Cleaners site at Blossom Street and Saluda Avenue needlessly jeopardizes a historic neighborhood, likely ruins one of the city’s most picturesque thoroughfar More...

Commentary

A Traditional Thanksgiving

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

I read an article last week that told uninformed readers the traditional Thanksgiving foods one should avoid in order to have a pleasurable holiday experience.  More...

Reasons for the Seasons

I’m just saying...

I can’t believe it’s Thanksgiving of 2017! This year has completely flown by!  But apparently it’s just not fast enough for the retail world.  More...

Death and Gravy Boats

40–Something

We have “executive meetings” occasionally here at The Star. Our meetings are a bit of a family reunion because the executive staff is made up of my aunt and uncle, my mom, and me. More...

Education

Richland One Honors and Awards

Dreher seniors named National Commended Scholars Dreher High School seniors Benjamin Eidson and Charles Sophocleous have been named 2018 National Commended Scholars. More...

Society

The Columbia Ball begins the debutante season

The first of the season’s debutante balls, The Columbia Ball, was held Thanksgiving Eve, November 22nd at the Columbia Marriott.  Mr. Andrew Graham Walker, president of The Columbia Ball, and Mrs. More...

S.C. Society Sons of the American Revolution Debutantes honored

Four South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Debutantes were honored with a tea at the Women’s Club of Columbia’s Sims-Stackhouse historic mansion Sunday, October 15, 2017.  More...

Journeying Through Grief Support Group meets each Wednesday with Pastor Carrie G. Seawright

Every Wednesday from 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m., you can find members of the Journeying Through Grief Support Group gathering at the Richland County Recreation Parklane Adult Activity Center. More...

Events

Events

•ANIMALS Columbia Animal Shelter will be closed Saturday, December 2. The shelter is having upgrades done to their computer and phone systems. Due to this project, there will be no access to phones or computers which will impact all operations. More...

Arts & Entertainment

UofSC Theatre demonstrates bias and the unexpected

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance is presenting two theatre productions over a span of four days at the Center for Performance Experiment. More...

USC Symphony Orchestra presents Famous Last Words December 4

Both Béla Bartók and Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky may very well have saved their very best music compositions for last. More...

Travel

Douala, Capital of Cameroon

The Republic of Cameroon is in West Africa bordered by Nigeria, Chad, the Central African Republic, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, and the Republic of the Congo. The official languages are French and English. More...

Public Notices - Free Access

Master’s Sales

MASTER'S SALE  More...

Public Notices

SUMMONS   SUMMONS, NOTICE  OF FILING  & NOTICE OF  HEARING  STATE OF  More...

Legals

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