September 1, 2006 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

In sickness and in health...at school

Young children have no warning system in place when it comes to getting sick. Adults can feel a cold coming on; the throat gets a tad bit sore, the body may ache slightly, or the sinuses may start to rev up a little. More...

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

It's Bizarro World

I feel like we are living in a Superman comic. The planet has turned into Bizarro World. Things are upside down and have been for some time. Consider: More...

You can only hide so long

Brody is chief of police in Jefferson where he has served on the local police force for 20 years. More...

Business

Clemson has eye on future of automobiles

ICAR's Dr. Thomas Keinath speaks to Rotary

In worldwide automotive manufacturing, electrical engineering and computer science have become as important as mechanical engineering. Contemporary cars can carry up to 1 million lines of computer code. More...

Star Profile

Tim Moultrie, candidate for S.C. Superintendent of Education

Timothy N. Moultrie grew up in Aiken, although he was born in Augusta where his mother worked. His father was an electrical engineer. Moultrie chose to teach public school, where he has worked over ten years. More...

Briefs

Put that out Each year, tobacco is blamed for one in five cancer deaths, or 1.4 million deaths on the planet, according to the International Union Against Cancer. More...

Society

Historic Columbia honors Wisteria Garden Club

Wisteria Garden Club was honored by the Historic Columbia Foundation Au-gust 24 for their dedicated work on the newly restored gardens at the Mann--Simons Cottage. More...

Miss Zimmerman and Mr. Atkinson exchange vows August 26, 2006

Katherine Ruth Zimmerman and Zackery Owen Atkinson were married in Belin Memorial United Methodist Church at Murrells Inlet, South Carolina, August 26, 2006, at 5 pm. The Rev. Dr. B. Mike Alexander performed the double--ring ceremony. More...

Events

Calendar

AUDITIONS The Lake Murray Symphony Orchestra More...

Travel

Slave Trade Expedition to Africa

Part 19: Isles de Los, Paradise Lost

After our work was done on the Rio Pongo, we decided to spend a day on Isles de Los, three islands five miles off the coast of Guinea. More...

The dog days of Athens

Editor's note: Charly Montgomery is a senior at The College of Charleston studying French and English. She studied abroad during spring semester in LaRochelle, France. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

N OTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles(s) are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens, are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5636 and 29-1540 SC Law as Amended, and are in the 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 Representatives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of R More...

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Tantrums cause uproar at RCPL

The Chamber Theatre for Youth will present A Little Princess at Bostick

When Jami Harris, founder of The Chamber Theatre for Youth, offered me the role of Miss Minchin, in her upcoming rendition of More...

Rolling down the river...

Michael Mayo considers the Saluda and Congaree Rivers as his playground. More...

News

Prayer group changes lives

On August 15, 2006, nine downtown businessmen met at Carolina Continental Insurance Company on Devine Street. More...

Bach choir welcomes new voices

Although it has been in existence for 26 years, the Lutheran Bach Choir of South Carolina often hears from music lovers who did not know it existed. To get the word and music out, the choir would like to add a few more voices. More...

Richland County Public Library offers computer classes for adults

The Richland County Public Library is offering three classes to help adults learn to use computers, the Internet and various electronic resources at several library locations this fall. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Columbia City Council Meeting August 30, 2006 + 9 am

Roll call City council convened about 9 am last Wednesday, August 30, for a presentation on the homeless service center issue by More...

Cayce City Council Meeting August 29, 2006 + 5:30 pm

By John Murray

Getting started Cayce Mayor Avery B. Wilkerson Jr. called the meeting to order shortly after 5:30 pm. All members of council, Mayor Wilkerson, Mayor Pro-tem Richard Myers, James Jenkins, Kenneth Jumper, and Robert Malpass, were present. More...

U.S. Sen. John McCain visits Columbia

In the back Rick Quinn, Jack Van Loan, and Temple Ligon visit with U. S. Sen. John McCain during his visit to Columbia August 17, 2006. More...

Education

Southern hospitality draws principal to Cardinal Newman

When Jacqualine Kasprowski decided it was time to relocate, she interviewed many places including Chicago, Illinois; Providence, Rhode Island; and Columbia. Her decision was pretty much made as soon as she stepped into Cardinal Newman. More...

Classical saxophonist heads to Governor's School for the Arts

Freeman Hamilton is an 11th grader who was home schooled the last two years, in part to afford him time to develop his musical talents. In April, he learned he had been accepted to the Governor's School for the Arts. More...

Scout leader congratulates Eagle Scout

Scoutmaster Jeff Bloom (r) is proud of Dallas Jackson who is the newest Eagle Scout in Troop 397 at Asbury United Methodist Church. Dallas passed his Eagle Board of Review in April. More...

Sports

Payne-full night for the Falcons

Columbia 14 A.C. Flora 7

Quarterback Justin Payne scored two touchdowns in the second half to help spoil the season opener for the A.C. Flora Falcons Friday, August 25, 2006, at Memorial Stadium leading the Columbia High Capitals to a 14-7 victory. More...

The Coaches' Corner

Weekly thoughts from area coaches.

James Sharper (assistant), A.C. Flora: Said the game with Columbia was a battle of two halves. The Falcons were "all jacked up" and had a pep rally earlier that day, but they wore down in the fourth quarter. More...

Dreher running beats Lower Richland passing

Dreher 28 Lower Richland 20

The teams had contrasting offensive styles - passing from the spread versus running from the wing T. The result? An exciting game! More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Workshop presents The Full Monty

Workshop Theatre will present The Full Monty Sept. 15-30. This raucous and heartfelt adaptation of the 1997 film is sponsored by Agape Senior Community. More...

Stopping to smell the flowers

The house that Jack built

The house that Jack built is constructed of plants. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

This little plant looks something like a holiday poinsettia, if you use your imagination, and sure enough, it is related to poinsettia. More...