November 19, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Maddock Thirty–something speaks Just say no to drug education

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SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Cox It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation. This is how nature really is

Soon after the discovery of fire, people began to distance themselves from nature. Our ancestors built better homes, found new ways to control the elements and the animals, and invented devices to further protect humans from the savagery outside. More...

Government / Neighborhood

City Council Notebook

Columbia City Council meetings

Roll call City council convened close to 9 am for its work session. Council member E. W. More...

County Notebook

Richland County Council meeting

Roll Call Members present were Bernice Scott, Susan Brill, Doris Corley, Paul Livingston, Joseph McEachern, Anthony Mizzell, Greg Pearce, Kit Smith, Thelma Tillis, and James Tuten. More...

The Fair Tax: a primer

Lesson Nine: How will wages be affected?

Under the Fair Tax plan, you keep what you earn. Income taxes and payroll taxes will no longer be withheld from your check. Self More...

Education

South’s largest children’s museum is a huge success

On November 6, 2004, EdVenture celebrated its first birthday by hosting a party for 734 children and parents. More...

Sports

Nine–year–old holds number one rank in the nation

By Ellen Fortson It was a big win in Texas for Hayley Carter, daughter of Steve and Sandy Carter. It placed the nine More...

Basketball teams test their abilities at November 23 Jamboree

By Jim Seay The overlap of two of the football and basketball is occurring again. This past year More...

Events

Around the Town

Art TRIENNIAL 2004, will open November 19 at the SC State Museum. TRIENNIAL will feature 10 upstate artists, 10 midlands artists, and nine Lowcountry artists. More...

Travel

Adventure Travel

The African Slave Trail Part 16: Sanya Pauli: Mary Faber declares war More...

Explorer dog sleds in Greenland for two weeks

Karen Ciegler Hanson, daughter of Jan Ciegler, explorer fellow of the Greater Piedmont Chapter, looks like any cute, pretty, petite, delicate young woman. Looks can be deceiving, and delicate she is not. More...

Columbia Country Club turns 100

Jack Buggel and Hinton Davis More...

News

Inside the Centennial 19th Hole

The Centennial celebration at Columbia Country Club provides continuity to the community it serves. The members, the staff, and the community have all helped with the establishment of the club, but one employee stands out among all the celebrants. More...

Columbia Country Club turns 100

Columbia Country Club staff members love their work

Linda Fish and Jackie Simpson celebrate the Centennial events by serving with a smile. More...

Charlie Prentice has been a golf pro for 40 years at Columbia Country Club

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Business

BLACKLION offers market–style shopping with class – all under one roof

On the second floor where Dillard More...

Richland Mall unveils changes Thanksgiving weekend

As the newly appointed CEO of The Department Store and The Department Store Mall Shops, Bob Emory is again re More...

Columbia gets its just desserts

Monday night on the top floor of the Capitol Place Building, in the lavish spaces of the Capital City Club, Palmetto Place held a dessert competition among Columbia More...

Society

Tea Time with Linda

Tea

By Linda Sosbee Readers of this column are well aware of the pleasures of a well More...

Neighborhoods host Holiday Tour

Shandon and Hollywood

Bringing out a small jade Christmas tree marks the beginning of the holiday season for teachers Jim and Becky Livingston, whose home on Wheat Street is one of nine open during this year More...

Columbia Country Club members celebrate 100 years of friendship, fellowship, and fun

Columbia Country Club, 1904 More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The original mystery plant

Each week The Columbia Star features an explanation and picture of a More...

Public Notices

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Wild Hare, LLC intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on premises consumption of Beer, Wine and Liquor on at 902B Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29202. More...

Various items of household and miscellaneous goods are being sold pursuant to the More...

Public Notices

NOTICE OF SHERIFF%27S SALE STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA More...