October 22, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

SCPA Award Winning Columnist Mike Maddock Thirty–something speaks Bad hair and bad breath... a sure sign of life on the road

I could never be a politician simply because I am the world More...

One–cent sales tax increase in Richland County gets us....what?

Last Thursday, October 14, in the morning, Don Weaver said the one More...

Clear case of self defense

Escambia County, Florida, has been in the news lately, mostly because of hurricanes coming ashore in the Pensacola area. More...

Education

Dreher High School Class of 1949

The Class of 1949 was the first graduating 12th grade class in SC

This is a brief description of some of the members of the Class of 1949. Each has a unique story. This is only a taste of the interesting lives our Forty-Niners have enjoyed. I would be remiss if I didn More...

Sports

Tennis

Columbia League Tennis began this fall with women players armed with powerful rackets, team spirit, and beautiful fall weather. The Plantation Club More...

Golf

When avid golfers buy a ticket to a Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tournament, they expect to see good golf. More...

Football

A.C. Flora (2 More...

Travel

Adventure Travel

Part 12: Tragedy, palaver, & lunch

The African Slave Trail Bah Oure, director of ERA/Guinea and a coach of the Guinea National Basketball team, was a questionable member of our Slave Trail Expedition team. He had suffered a knee injury and wasn More...

By Natasha Whitling Singing Russia I was a member of an Earthwatch Institute research team, and our task was to record the folk songs and folklore of a dying culture. These are my stories. Episode 13– The End

If you are interested in taking part in an Earthwatch Expedition please visit their website at www.earthwatch.org or call 800-776-0188. More...

Save time, save money, and have a little fun — flyi

Columbia Star editor flies Independence Air to Washington, DC

Comfortable leather seats, celebrities, warm towels, and a smooth ride, are some of the features Independence Air offers on its domestic flights, all for budget prices. More...

News

Church holds huge bazaar Saturday

The ladies of Asbury Memorial United Methodist Church will hold a craft bazaar October 23 at the corner of Leesburg Road and Asbury Drive (next door to Greenlawn Cemetery). Doors open at 8 am and a silent auction will close at 2 pm. More...

Forest Hills residents protest liquor license

Members of the Forest Hills Neighborhood Association are rallying this week in the Edgar Brown Building. Administrative Law Judge Ralph King Anderson III is expected to decide a case about which residents are up in arms. More...

FOLKS

The estate of William More...

Society

Obituaries

Deaths

Melissa White COLUMBIA A memorial service for Melissa White, 62, was held Wednesday at 3 pm at Lexington United Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society. More...

Tea – a time to put aside the worries of the day and focus on that which is pleasant.

The Dorchester was absolutely the best place I found in London for afternoon tea. In fact, it is probably the best place I have ever had tea. That is high praise considering I have had tea at the Plaza and St. More...

Sistercare names Outstanding Volunteer of the Year

Volunteers of Sistercare, Inc. were the honored guests at a special luncheon Thursday, September 9, 2004. Jimmy Stevenson,owner of Leaside and Southern Way Catering, received the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year Award. More...

Events

Around the Town

Church/charity Wesley Memorial United Methodist Church More...

Public Notices

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Super China Buffet intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Beer, and Wine only at 421 Bush River Rd. # 140, Columbia, SC 29210. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The results are in

Zoo Baby of the Year is the tiger

Well, the hotly contested battle for Favorite Zoo Baby of the Year bragging rights is over. Visitors to the State Fair had a choice of casting their ballots for four of the zoo babies born at the Riverbanks Zoo and Garden in 2004 More...

Stories of the Trail

A coyote could be in your backyard

Editor More...

The original mystery plant

Dr. John Nelson Each week The Columbia Star More...