March 3, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

Shaggers honor one of their own

Phil Sawyer awarded for his efforts in promoting the shag and having it named the SC state dance

Phil Sawyer did not just shag his way to a lifetime achievement award. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty–something speaks

Political entertainment

Last week while I was a guest on the Alan Colmes radio show, Mr. Colmes pondered the idea of turning his radio show into an entertainment and variety hour as opposed to his normal discussion of politics and news. More...

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

Looking for a hideout

Harry Hammonds was an All More...

A carry-on luggage nightmare

Mary More...

Education

Footloose

Rudy Mancke talks to four year olds

Lined up on the table was a display of animal skulls, snake skins, and turtle shells. The four and five year-old investigators examined the display with questions reeling through their minds. More...

Service is part of Dreher’s basketball team

The public often perceives athletes as insulated and even alienated from the realities of the world community. Seth Gilmer, the Dreher High School boys More...

College financing presentation slated for Midlands Technical College Parents learn how to


Midlands Technical College announced today that it has scheduled the Making College Financial Planning Count program for parents of students in grades 9 through 12. More...

Sports

Vikings spoil Blue Devils’ home opener

BOYS SOCCER

A couple of heavyweights in the world of high school boys More...

Diamonds looking for more riches

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Lower Richland girls head coach Deborah Stroman knew she had a special team. She told that to Dorman head coach Joy Couch a year ago. Now Stroman More...

AC Flora students pull their weight in strongman competition

Six AC flora students recently excelled in the South Atlantic Strongman Competition, earning victory and the praise of their coach. The competition, which was hosted at SC Barbell and Heavy Athletics Saturday, February 18, was a strenuous, all More...

Beauty in the Backyard

What’s growing in Columbia

This Scotch heather prefers full sun to partial shade and well More...

The Original Mystery Plant

The air that we all breathe is mostly (almost 80%) nitrogen. More...

Plant Therapy

Stopping to smell the flowers

On a series of visits to the Chicago Botanic Garden I became acquainted with their Horticulture Therapy Program. The garden offers off More...

Earlewood neighborhood opposes business

When Sabrina Patterson drove by the corner of River Drive and Broad River Road in Columbia, she noticed something a lot of people might just disregard. More...

Bubbles of love

There are 1,194 bottles of bubbles at Killian Elementary School, and they aren More...

Palmetto Cat Club hosts cat show

Two hundred and twenty More...

News

Bridging the gap between East and West

Part Three: Andrey Gavrilyuk trains students to work in Russian speaking countries

Growing up in the former Soviet Union, Andrey Gavrilyuk had little contact with foreigners, but he always had a desire to learn about other cultures. He began to study English in hopes of entering the Moscow Institute of Foreign Languages. More...

Public invited to Ikebana presentation By Rachel Haynie

Ikebana, an Eastern approach to arranging floral and other natural materials, will be demonstrated Wednesday, March 15, noon More...

Class of ’57 visits Dreher

As part of the preparation for its 50th class reunion, the Dreher High School class of 1957 visited their alma mater Thursday, February 23, 2006. More...

Business

Beach builds $200 million at CanalSide

John C. L. Darby, president/CEO of Charleston More...

Star Profile

Tony Thompson of Remodeling Services Unlimited

Remodeling Services Unlimited has been recognized for the third year in a row for outstanding remodeling work in the Columbia area. More...

Sanford deals blow to Small Business Chamber

Gov. rejects $350,000 plan for entrepreneurial and small business development More...

Society

Project Pet presents AnEvening with Philip T. Myers

Project Pet More...

Petal Pushers Garden Club meets

Frances Morris was the hostess for the February meeting of the Petal Pushers Garden Club. Morris. Her co More...

Events

Events

Arts

City Art , 1224 Lincoln St., will present a new exhibit of landscape paintings by USC Master of Fine Arts candidate Blake Morgan through March 25. www.cityartonline.com. More...

Travel

Into Africa

Part 5: Kayaking in Lake Malawi

Editor More...

Legends of West Africa

Music and dance show performs at Koger Center

Editor More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

N OTICE TO CREDITORS OF ESTATES All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file th More...

SUMMONS IN THE PROBATE COURT

STATE OF SOUTH CAROLINA COUNTY OF RICHLAND Estate of RUBY MURPHY HENRY, Deceased More...

Invitation to Bid

Attention: Minority and Women Owned Businesses Loveless Commercial Contracting, Inc. is preparing a bid for the Northeast Fire & Police Station Columbia, SC. More...