December 17, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Maddock Thirty–something speaks A lime green maverick and Santa

A few mornings ago my oldest daughter looked up from her Cheerios with a face full of confusion and serious concern and asked, More...

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Cox It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation. Paradise ain’t what it’s cracked up to be

After three minutes of an Andy Griffith episode, I can tell you the whole plot and probably recite most of the dialogue, too. I watched Andy as a child and as an adult. I More...

Government / Neighborhood

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...

City Council Notebook

Columbia City Council meetings

Roll call City council More...

Education

AC Flora Cycling Team selected to All–Health Team

In 2003, The SC Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) partnered with Lexington Medical Center and WIS TV 10 to establish an innovative new program called the All More...

Ben Lippen students tour LEED building

In the classroom as in the field, environmental factors are not always tangible, and their importance is sometimes difficult to assess. More...

Full–day faith based center receives national accreditation

Washington Street United Methodist Church Child Development Center receives accreditation More...

Sports

RNE hosts 3rd Annual Chick–fil–A Classic

The Columbia Regional Sports Council is a sponsor of the 3rd annual Chick More...

LGA continues tradition for charity

The Ladies Golf Association of Columbia Country Club welcomed the Christmas season with a Christmas luncheon on December 9, 2004. The annual meeting of women golfers celebrated Christmas by enjoying holiday food, cheer, and chatter. More...

Golf

Nancy Franz, treasurer, and Barbara Fisher served on the gift donation committee that sends gifts to theSalvation Army Angel Tree More...

Travel

Warner M. Montgomery’s Adventure Travel The Rio Nunez Expedition Part 1: Arrival in Boké

After our Slave Trail Trek was completed, we spent the night in the Hotel Niara Bely in Boffa. It was a brand new hotel built to accommodate the tourist traffic expected to follow our expedition and publicity of the slave trail. More...

Public Notices

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Wisecrack Comedy Ent., Inc. More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Marion Benton dba Ron More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that GMRI, Inc. More...

City control causes cab shortage

The taxicab business in Columbia is regulated by the city, as is the case in Charleston and Greenville, and it shows. Regulation, in theory, protects both the consumer and the operator. More...

News

Principal challenges Richland One

Part Two: Wachter wins $150,000 in damages

Judge J. Ernest Kinard opened the second phase of the case of Dr. Ted Wachter vs. Dr. Jake Sello, Dr. Ronald Epps, and Richland One School District on Wednesday, December 8, at 9:35. More...

SCORE honors volunteers

Awards for exemplary volunteer service were given at the Midlands (Service Corps of Retired Executives) SCORE Chapter More...

Young artist turns flea market finds into fabulous fashions

Jane Pope with the Panamanian coin that was the inspiration for Balboa’s name More...

Business

Local businessman has national reputation in air quality industry

Ron Graham is a dedicated professional who strives to provide customers knowledge that will enable them to best address their needs. More...

A Note from Nan grows at Sparkleberry Crossing

Order, clarity, and charm are three words that come quickly to mind in describing Nan More...

Golf Around The Clock with LPGA Pro

Like most good things, (eagles, birdies, and hole More...

Society

Dr. Robert Hunt

Dover, Mass. More...

Politicians think Americans are too stupid to make decisions

By Ben Moreell In 1775, an American patriot stood before his neighbors in a small church in Virginia and challenged the tyranny of government More...

The Wachter Decision, a landmark case

When the jury awarded Dr. More...

Events

Church The Ashland United Methodist Church

adult and youth choirs will present A Service of Lessons and Carols More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Destination nowhere becomes destination somewhere

St. Peter

It More...

Photo

Who are these people? Where are they? What are they doing? You can find the answers to these questions in More...