December 24, 2004 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

Letters to the Editor

Dr. Ted Wachter provides excellent leadership

I commend The Columbia Star (December 10, 2004) for reporting the legal action taken by Attorney Lewis Cromer on behalf of Principal Ted Wachter in defending Dr. Wachter More...

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Maddock Thirty–something speaks For whom the bell tolls

Mike Maddock I love Wal More...

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Cox It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation. My hunting partner taught me respect

Mike Cox When I was first becoming aware of the magic of Christmas, guns were acceptable Christmas gifts. TV and movie cowboys were our heroes, and they carried them and used them. More...

Society

The Camellia Ball

Sarah Ann Vanzant Claire McCall Stoneburner Caroline Marshall DePass Sarah Jane Holbrook Jane Fleming Kennedy Patricia McClain Moore

The Camellia Ball presented nine debutante daughters, one granddaughter, four More...

The Assembly Ball

holds 116th annual ball Elizabeth Davies Gibbes Ann King Austin Emily Diana Breibart Eleanor Voight Stanley Jewell Younger Gibbes Abbot Land Bristow

The Assembly held its 116th annual ball Tuesday, December 21, 2004, at eight o More...

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

This time last year I shared with you the story from one of my favorite Christmas books, More...

Events

Around the town

Children The Riverbanks Zoo will hold a Winter Break Camp December 27 More...

Travel

Warner M. Montgomery’s Adventure Travel The Rio Nunez Expedition Part 2: The Battle of 1849 comes to life

As we walked around the ruins on the banks of the Rio Nunez, I recalled the famous Battle of 1849. More...

Dog loses home to foreclosure

Amber, an amiable senior yellow lab, waits on her front porch on my street, not knowing her people aren More...

Inquiring bodies want to know

First impressions may be deceiving

Popular detective novels, murder mysteries, and prime time investigation programs would like the public to believe that only systematic sleuthing and the latest forensic techniques resolve the criminal investigations. More...

News

SCORE helps business owner light up the sky

John Casey of Casey More...

FOLKS

Francesca Macchiaverna has become an associate of the firm Cooper Coffas Moore & Gray, P.A. More...

Sales manager gets promotion

The corporate office of Southern Imaging Group of Florence, SC promoted Don McPherson of the Columbia sales office to president of the company. The employee More...

Education

MTC honors local career and technology students

The National Technical Honor Society Student Recognition Program was hosted November 30 at the Airport Campus of Midlands Technical College. More...

Poetry changes RNE teacher’s life

Ray McManus knows about how poetry can change your life. It changed his. McManus, a teacher in Richland Northeast High School More...

Crayton Middle School staff shares Thanksgiving

The teachers and staff at Crayton Middle School shared a traditional Thanksgiving dinner with the families of their ESOL students. Over 70 family members and students from eight different countries participated. More...

Sports

Tennis tournament benefits victims of violent crimes

Mr. and Mrs. Bryant Newcomb, daughter Lauren, and Veronica Swain welcomed players and spectators of the tournament. More...

Athletes of the Week

AC FLORA Boys More...

Lower Richland wins against all odds

This past Monday was one that presented the most difficulties for L.R. because of a change in the final exams schedule. More...

Public Notices

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that Felita Ross dba F & L Sports Bar intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale on/off premises consumption of Beer, Wine and Liquor at 5511 Two Notch Rd., Colum More...

Notice of Application

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

Notice of Application

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