June 26, 2015 RSS feed / On Second Thought

History of Horrell Hill A Journey through Our Heritage

Needless to say, the art of courting has changed since 1898. More...

Part I: South Carolina Medal of Honor Recipients

In our modern world, the word “hero” has been used so much and to describe so many different people, that it has lost its true meaning. More...

Summer Sentiments on the Capital City

Generations of city boosters have heaped considerable praise on South Carolina’s second capital city, often emphasizing its healthful climate—most notably during the months in which acquaintances, friends, and/or relatives remain blankete More...

Correction

In the article “Columbia Council of Neighborhoods installs new president” in the June 19 issue of The Columbia Star , it was reported the late Larry Gates was from Waverly; however, he was from the Whaley Street Neighborhood. More...