January 21, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

The Columbia Star

attends The Grand Affair

The Grand Affair, A Celebration of Life After 55, was held on January 13, 2005 in the Cantey Building at the State Fairgrounds. The annual event was sponsored by PrimeTimes and the Palmetto Health Alliance. More...

On Second Thought

Seatbelts laws need to be enforced

A letter to Jim Hamilton Hi, my name is Karen Hopkins; I am Donna Driggers sister. I had the privilege of meeting you at the airport when you flew Miss Abbi to Philadelphia. I read the article in More...

Photo

The public speaks Do

The SC legislature doesn More...

Do seat belts save lives?

We know seat belts save lives, but what about seat belt laws?

One year ago Illinois began enforcing a tougher, More...

Government / Neighborhood

City Notebook

Columbia City Council meeting

Roll call City council convened around 10:10 Wednesday morning for its regular session. Mayor Coble was attending the National Conference of Mayors. All other council members were present: Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. More...

Mike Cox’s County Notebook Richland County Council meeting • January 18 • 6 pm

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

Ten priorities for the City of Columbia for 2005

2. Sell CanalSide at a profit, if at all possible

The city is selling CanalSide. What did CanalSide cost the city? More...

Society

Zonta donates $220 to LEER for equipment

Members of the Zonta Club of Columbia recently met with children and leaders of LEER at their annual holiday party. LEER, which means More...

Miss Dallas and Mr. Barhydt plan April, 2005 wedding

Rusty and Sharon Dallas announce the engagement of their daughter Sharny Evelyn Dallas to Perry L. More...

DAR regent causes archivist to take exam

The Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) learned how the SC Department of Archives and History got its start a century ago during a recent meeting hosted by the USC DAR Chapter. More...

Events

Around the town

Church/Charity Friends of Richland County Public Library More...

Around the town

Art The Trenholm Artists Guild sponsors an artists workshop each year at Forest Lake Park. This year the workshop presents figure drawing and watercolor painting. Jo Ann Anderson will conduct the workshop held February 15 More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

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Public Notices

SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF FILING OF COMPLAINT More...

Public Notices

MASTER’S SALE 04-CP-40-2753 By virtue of a decree heretofore granted in the case of More...

Grits cook into art

Ron Ferg, the only known grits artist in the world More...

Museum unleashes predators

This incredible, 46 More...

News

Puppy needs an operation and a home

Puppy needs a home and money for a hip operation More...

Folks about town

The Palmetto Health Foundation board of directors More...

USC professor speaks to Explorers Club

One out of six people in the world lives in India, yet 380 animal species thrive

According to Dr. Tobias Lanz, assistant professor of Governmental and International Studies at USC, India ranks as both the worst and best in the world when it comes to providing sanctuary for wildlife. More...

Business

Business briefs

Sounds good, but it More...

Business briefs

Sounds good, but it More...

Education

Lower Richland High School Jr. ROTC members making a difference

The mission of Jr. ROTC is More...

Chamber of Commerce honors Midlands best educators

On Friday, January 14, 2005, the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce honored the best educators in Richland, Lexington, Fairfield, and Newberry Counties with a breakfast and awards ceremony at the Columbia Convention Center.

Craig Andrysczyk, HE Corley Elementary Teacher of the Year, and Beth Bennett, Leaphart Elementary Teacher of the Year. More...

Sports

Basketball Athletes of the Week

By Jim Seay AC Flora Boys More...

The Snowman Run celebrates 24th year

The 24th Annual Snowman Run 8K Road race and youth Fun Run were held this past Saturday at Caughman Road Park Recreation Center. Participants received a T More...

LR and RNE faceoff on Friday

Four of the most potent SC high school basketball teams will be on the Lower Richland Diamond Hornets More...

Travel

Warner M. Montgomery’s

Adventure Travel The Dabompa School

Part One: Where there 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 777-8196. His department also offers free plant identification. More...