August 15, 2014 RSS feed / On Second Thought

Don’t develop the Children’s Home property

I am a resident of Forest Acres and am very troubled by a recent sell of property in Forest Acres. More...

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What is the Chick-V virus?

Chick-V or Chikungunya is a mosquito borne virus that began in Africa or Asia and spread to the Caribbean. This disease was first identified in Mozambique in 1952 and first confirmed in the Caribbean in 2013. More...

The Columbia Curmudgeons

License to Heel Dear Curmudgeons- Why on earth does my dog have to be licensed annually by the City of Columbia? He does not drive any longer, and he sold his business, so what is the purpose??? More...

Giant Russian Mammoth Sunflower

The sunflower has deep roots in America’s history. More...

Reader happy with locals’ success

I enjoyed reading the article on Joe Walker (Franchisee delivers Marco’s Pizzas throughout S. C.) in the July 25 edition of The Columbia Star! More...

Proud of the Ombudsman

KUDOS to the Richland County Ombudsman office and its staff. I called them a week ago to find out how to have an abandoned HUD home and property cleaned up. More...

ALL About Golf

Beginners have been told they must keep their heads down and eyes on the ball. It was even said they should keep their left eyes (right handers) on the ball during back swing because the head turns to accommodate a full shoulder turn. More...