June 10, 2005 RSS feed / Front Page

Capitol City News back in business

Mark Carman stands in front of his Capitol City News, open for business. With the only More...

On Second Thought

Finding the real bad guys in District 5

The public speaks

For some reason, the writer of The Other Paper More...

Contact your legislators for property tax relief

Legislation that would radically reform the state reassessment law is on the floor of the State Senate. The bill was pulled from the Senate Judiciary Committee and placed on the Senate calendar by a vote of 22 to 21. More...

Supreme Court vs. The right to grow and consume marijuana

This week the Supreme Court dealt a blow to individual freedom by ruling that federal agents may arrest and prosecute people who grow or use marijuana for medical purposes. More...

Business

Business Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

When in Rome... The antebellum operations around here at the Bank of Charleston and The Georgia Railroad and Banking Co. included lending money to customers in the slave trade. More...

Star Profile

John Locke

John Locke is recognized as one of civilization More...

Top–seed tennis courts coming to Columbia

As many as 41 new hard tennis courts are coming to Columbia, 13 completely rebuilt courts on Wheeler Hill, and maybe 28 new courts on Garners Ferry Road at the planned Southeast Community Park. More...

Society

Women in Philanthropy meet on Devine

Women in Philanthropy is an organization whose goal is to help create and cultivate opportunities for more women to become philanthropic. Successful women mentor with women just beginning to make their presence known in the community. More...

Williams to head Cooper Society

Thomas Cooper Society More...

Locals participate in Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto

By Rachel Haynie Columbians recognized familiar faces as they moved from one performance to the next during the Spoleto Festival USA and Piccolo Spoleto in Charleston, SC, May 27 More...

Events

Events Calendar

June 10

The Lexington Police Department will be conducting a free More...

Travel

Under the Tuscan Spell

Part One: I "heart" Tuscany

Why do Americans love Tuscany so much? How can writers spend a month in a Tuscan villa and live off the royalties of their book for the rest of their lives? Why does the mere mention of More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

The Easter lily doesn More...

Star Garden of the Week

Nellie Hipp has created a garden sanctuary of morning glories, ivy, and impatiens on her balcony at Laurel Crest. More...

The original Mystery Plant

Dr. John Nelson Wetlands are natural habitats featuring a lot of water. They come in many varieties, and they provide home for a huge array of plant and animal species. More...

Soap box cars race down Taylor Street

The sport known as the Soap Box Derby came to life in 1933 in Dayton, OH, when a bunch of kids with a little time and a lot of imagination decided to build cars from household items and race them down a local hill. More...

Winners of the SC Watercolor Society’s 28th annual exhibition

The SC Watercolor Society More...

News

Columbia Council for Internationals honors host families

Families who have hosted USC students from other countries swapped stories last week during an appreciation dinner. The memories they made came from their participation in Columbia Council for Internationals More...

Music teacher hosts Russian pianist during USC’s Third Annual Piano Festival

Marilyn Stadtman hopes she More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Session • June 8 • 9 am

Roll call City council convened at 9 am Wednesday, June 8, for its work session on the third floor of City Hall. Council member Hamilton Osborne was absent. All other council members were present: More...

Richland County Council Notebook • June 7, 2005 • 6 pm

By Mike Cox

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

Columbia City Council Session • June 1 • 4 pm

Last Week

Roll call City council met Wednesday, June 1, at 4 pm for its work session. All council members were present: Tameika Isaac Devine, Hamilton Osborne, E. W. Cromartie, Mayor Bob Coble, Anne Sinclair, Sam Davis, and Daniel Rickenmann. More...

Education

Thomas Sumter Academy recognizes students with academic excellence

On Friday, May 27, during Class Day, seniors were recognized at Thomas Sumter Academy for their academic accomplishments. The SC Independent School Association recognized Katie Privett and Anna Thomas with the Certificate of Honor. More...

Richland One Hall of Fame nominations due June 16

Richland School District One is accepting nominations for the 2005 Richland One Hall of Fame through June 16. More...

Richland One’s Class of 2005 earns record scholarships

More than 1300 students from Richland One More...

Sports

Post 6 and 182 American Legion teams open season with wins

Richland Post 6 cruised to an easy 14 More...

USA Track & Field SC Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships, June 10–12

Championships will be held on the Irmo High School campus

USA Track & Field SC will host its Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships at Irmo High School June 10 More...

My week at the gym By Bob Ford

Dear Diary: For my 76th birthday this year, my wife, dear, sweet Betsy, purchased a week of personal training at Gofforsaken Gym for me. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

NOTICE As required by Internal Revenue Code Sec. More...

Public Notices

Notice of Application Notice is hereby given that Farrow Centre, LLC, 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 5400 Farrow Rd., More...