December 3, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

The First Boykin Spaniels: The Story of Dumpy and Singo

Even when Lynn Kelley was working with his colleague Mike Creek on their first book, More...

Black and White and Blood All Over A spicy novel by Carroll Furman

Carroll Furman is a crusty old country lawyer who decided to give up parachuting, skydiving, and race car driving when he turned 80 and dedicate his life to croquet and writing. After he wrote a story in More...

On Second Thought

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Maddock Thirty–something speaks Playground or power?

The other night my three children were doing what they usually do before bedtime, which is everything other than getting ready for bed. They weren More...

The single tax: a cure for a great primary wrong

Recently, a few of our federally elected representatives, desperate for publicity and controversial issues, ventured into the dank and dark waters of the old single tax movement. More...

Letters to the editor

Listen to Darla Moore or abolish property tax?

Two articles in The Other Paper (Tuesday, November 9, 2004) on the editorial page stated that the Palmetto Institute, headed by Darla Moore and Director Jim Fields, should decide how the citizens of SC are to be taxed based on the Institute More...

Business

Business Briefs

By John Temple Ligon Chickens come home to roost More...

City parking study ignores USC MBA recommendation

Published in March, 2002, and authored by HNTB Corporation of East Lansing, Michigan, More...

The Fair Tax: a primer

Lesson 11: What about farmers?

The Fair Tax will abolish the IRS and the Tax Code. Farmers will not pay tax on income from their farming profits. They will only pay tax on purchases of goods or services for personal consumption. Business More...

Society

Obituaries

RITES Carolyn Boykin Hagen COLUMBIA Memorial service for Carolyn Boykin Hagen, 69, was held Saturday at 1 pm at Dunbar Funeral Home, Devine Street Chapel. More...

Mimosa Garden Club tours the Botanical Gardens

Contributed by the Mimosa Garden Club The Mimosa Garden Club held a meeting at the Riverbanks Zoo Botanical Garden on October 26, 2004. More...

Tea Time with Linda

Tea

During my month in London, I sought to learn something about tea each day. The tea exhibits in the British Museum, the National Gallery, and the Victoria and Albert Museum were all interesting and informative. More...

Events

Around the town

Art Sexual Trauma Services of the Midlands is celebrating More...

Public Notices

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that FUSTERTUAZON Corp., 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 at 104B Columbia Northeast, Columbia, SC 2 More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that R.A. of Cola., 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 at 700 A Gervais St., Columbia, SC 29201. More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that BETTY STEVENSON intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consumption of Beer, and Wine only at 6216 N. Main St., Columbia, SC 29203. More...

Buck’s Heroes

Buck and Johnny Mayo take a break from their travels to commemorate working military dogs

I woke up at 3 am. It had been a weird Halloween night. No trick or treaters. I sat up in my bed in the dark. I had this strange feeling that something wasn More...

GONE

The crane arrives. The diver prepares to find the exact location of the houseboat. More...

Buck’s heroes

Celebrate Freedom More...

Good Manners

When Columbia artist Carolita Cantrell, now residing in Banner Elk, NC, threw down a short, white glove challenging her friend Sister Wimberly to publish her little book on manners, she accepted the challenge. More...

News

Mother and daughter combine creative minds

Lucy Hollingsworth, mother, and Ginny Thompson, daughter, inherited their business name from great More...

FOLKS

Palmetto Architects, Contractors & Engineers Awards awarded More...

Columbia Civitan Club elects officers

The Columbia Civitan Club recently elected officers. Pictured are Will Culler, vice More...

Education

Killian Elementary honors one of its own

In August, Shaniquia Johnson had just turned 12 and begun 6th grade at Summit Parkway Middle School. Two weeks later, this brave little girl ended her middle school career and prepared for her final journey. More...

Crayton Middle School celebrates Veterans Day

Crayton Middle School held its annual patriotic celebration on Veterans Day. The Crayton band entertained military families and guests. The AC Flora ROTC presented the colors. Senator More...

Dianne Luce selected as Governor’s Professor of the Year

Governor Mark Sanford announced this year More...

Sports

Star Football Honor Roll

By Jim Seay During the 2004 high school football season, More...

Football Championship

There was a time through the 1960s that high school football championships in SC were similarly decided the way college bowls and the media conspire to name national champs at the end of the year. More...

Golf

Ever wonder why you can More...

Travel

Warner M. Montgomery’s Adventure Travel The African Slave Trail Part 18: Hip, hip, hurrah!

When the sun went down at its usual 6 pm time, I began to get worried. Here we were in the middle of nowhere with no flashlights, no tents, no provisions at all. Of course, we were on a main road with trucks passing every ten minutes or so. More...

The Smithsonian Natural Museum of the American Indian opens

Nearly four centuries ago the Pilgrims celebrated what we now consider the first Thanksgiving with their invited guests, reportedly 90 or more Native American braves and their chief. More...