January 7, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

SCPA Award–Winning Columnist Mike Maddock Thirty–something speaks The dating game

My wife and I have been on a handful of dates since the birth of our first child over seven years ago. So with an average of less than one date a year, I don More...

Are Americans stingy?

Americans are six percent or less of the world More...

Big Brother not needed in US

Warner M. Montgomery In a rush to reform the federal intelligence apparatus, Congress has passed a sweeping new bill that contains provisions for a de facto national ID card. The 3,000 More...

Government / Neighborhood

County Notebook

Richland County Council meeting

Roll Call Members present were Anthony Mizzell, Greg Pearce, Doris Corley, Joyce Dickerson, Valerie Hutchinson, Damon Jeter, Paul Livingston, Joseph McEachern, Michael Montgomery, and Bernice Scott. Kit Smith was absent. More...

Business

Business Briefs

Soybean update Last week we broke the story of the discovery of Asian soybean rust in our fields. The rust presumably came from South America by way of Hurricane Ivan. The Agriculture Department More...

Mortgage Bankers Association installs president

Contributed by Rogers Townsend & Thomas, PC Cynthia Durham Blair, a real estate attorney in the office of Rogers Townsend & Thomas, was installed January 5, 2005, as president More...

Restaurant opens 12th location

Lizard More...

Events

Around the town

Dance Columbia City Ballet will hold auditions January 16 for its upcoming production of More...

Travel

Warner M. Montgomery’s

Adventure Travel Bel Air Guinea

On our way back to Conakry from Bok More...

Rhythms of Ghana

USC journalism student joins the Ghanaian Chronicle

By Marlowe Epstein Continued from last week More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The original mystery plant

Each week The Columbia Star features an explanation and picture of a mystery plant given by Dr. John Nelson, the curator of the USC Herbarium. To learn more about the Herbarium, call him at 777-8196. More...

News

Artist receives Humanitarian of the Year Award

Three days after Guy Fleming Lipscomb receives the United Way of the Midland More...

The Grand Affair gets Up Close and Personal January 13

The Grand Affair, a Celebration of Life after 55 will be Thursday, January 13, 2005, in the Cantey Building at the Fairgrounds. This PrimeTimes program is provided by Palmetto Health Alliance. More...

SC House of Representative has new clerk

The shoes Charles Reid More...

Society

Douglas Clayton Montgomery

Douglas Montgomery COLUMBIA Services for Douglas Clayton Montgomery Jr., 87, were held Thursday, December 30, at 11 am at Kilbourne Park Baptist Church with burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park. Rev. Roy Arnold and Rev. W. L. Collins officiated. More...

Obituaries

Evelyn Shand COLUMBIA Evelyn McMillan Shand, of the SC Episcopal Home at Still Hopes, died January 2, 2005. More...

The only American buried in the Kremlin

John Reed (1887 More...

Sports

Athletes of the Week

AC Flora Boys More...

Body pump instructor discovers instant energy

Working women, mothers, and retired women seek energy to do the things they want to do. More...

Personal trainers help achieve fitness goals

JoelMcMichaels More...

Public Notices

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that GUR Inc. More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that David Martin dba Tronco More...

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...