January 20, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Deep breathing toe tappers and expired coupon shoppers

Somewhere out there is a cosmic force that absolutely will not allow me to choose the correct checkout line More...

It’s not a criticism, it’s an observation.

Native Southern is a lost language

Mike Cox When I still lived and worked in Birmingham, my office was located in Homewood. Just south of where I More...

Nuf sed

This snowman was seen in the parking lot between Long More...

Education

Marisa Vickers of Hand Middle School

SC Middle School Principal of the Year

Richland School District One congratulates Hand Middle School principal Marisa Vickers on her selection as the South Carolina Middle School Principal of the Year by the SC Association of School Administrators (SCASA). More...

Killian Elementary School’s HOSTS Program seeks reading mentors

Make a New Year More...

Richland One schools undergo construction

When 17 More...

Sports

Blue Devil Invitational attracts top athletes from across SC

Dreher head wrestling coach Paul Watson believes the Blue Devil Wrestling Invitational might be the marquis high school sporting event in the city of Columbia. A quick look at this year More...

Dreher Blue Devil Wrestling Invitational 2005–06 Results

Team Results 1. North Myrtle Beach (216) 2. Chesterfield (187.5) More...

Highlanders miss coach but not many shots

High speed offense is too much for the Falcons

Heathwood Hall head coach Jeff Whalen was unable to make the trip to Ben Lippen Tuesday, January 17, due to an illness in the family. However, his team certainly showed up. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

NOTICE RICHLAND COUNTY SHERIFF%27S DEPARTMENT More...

NOTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES

All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of More...

LEGAL NOTICE

The original Wills of the decedents listed below were delivered to the Richland More...

Local chef cooks for champions

Joe Britt of Columbia has been invited to the 2006 Winter Olympics in Torino, Italy, but not to compete. He is going to cook. More...

Cub reporter teaches writing

A while back while attending the Eldest release party at The Happy Bookseller on Forest Drive, I met Pam, Carrie, Kate, and Hannah Chalfant. Mrs. Chalfant is the instructor of a middle school home school writing class. More...

News

Junior Achievement of Central SC reaches 26,060 students in 2005

Kindergarten students at H.B. Rhame Elementary School could barely contain their excitement when Junior Achievement volunteer Stephanie Geer stepped into the classroom. More...

Animal Mission has record breaking results

The month of December was a record breaking adoption month at the City of Columbia More...

Some Enchanted Evening brings money to symphony

Some Enchanted Evening, The Big Band Dance hosted recently by the Columbia Symphony League at Wildewood Country Club, was more than a chance to escape winter doldrums. It was also a dressy rehearsal. More...

Business

Star Profile

Pete Dillard of Madison Hall

Madison Hall began business as a high More...

Knight Ridder sale advances

On November 1, Private Capital Management of Naples, FL, complained its stock in Knight Ridder had fallen. PCM owned 19% of Knight Ridder and reported a $100 million drop in its Knight Ridder holdings. PCM called for a sale of Knight Ridder. More...

Eastover restaurant gets cooking again

The Country Kit-chen in Eastover, SC, was once a favorite hangout of many until it closed its doors about a year ago. Brothers Chad and Matt Powell were frequenters of the restaurant, especially on the way to and from hunting trips. More...

Society

Miss Kirkland and Mr. Day marry December 17, 2005

Toni Noel Kirkland of Columbia and Dustin Glenn Day of Lexington, South Carolina, were married Saturday, December 17, 2005, at Southside Baptist Church. The Rev. Dan Graves and the Rev. Dr. L. E. Williamson performed the 6 pm ceremony. More...

Church historians meet for first time

Church historians from around the state gathered Saturday, January 14, at the SC History Center, 8301 Parklane Road in Columbia, to share information and resources. More...

Travel

Travels in Madagascar

Part 2: Lemurs leap, chameleons don

Lemurs are adorable, furry and cute, about the size of a cat, with large round eyes, rounded ears, long legs, and long tails. More...

Fulbright Scholar recalls “My Genova”

Professor Constance B. Schulz began her presentation to the Explorer More...

Beauty in the Backyard

A tidbit about Ebenezer Lutheran Church

Ebenezer is the Hebrew word meaning "Stone of Help." (1 Samuel 7:12). More...

Cutest Pet Photo Contest

The International Pet Owners Club is holding its 2006 Spring Cutest Pet Photo Contest with prizes over $10,000. Send one photograph (full color or b/w) size 8 More...

What’s growing in Columbia

This More...