April 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

St. Peters builds $3,000,000 Parish Life Center

St. Peter's Catholic Church invites the Columbia community to Groundbreaking Weekend for St. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty- something speaks

Working for failure is never a good choice

Another expert has thrown her hat into the great debate between stay- at- home moms and working mothers. Her name is Leslie Bennetts, and she's written a book called The Feminine Mistake. More...

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

I hate Rachael Ray

We've all been there. Maybe in high school or one time at work. Someone new shows up and your first impression is "wow." He is unusually handsome, but in an odd way, or she has a weird giggle that is different and appealing. More...

Rudy isn't Rudy anymore

Rudy Rabinowitz, 42, got himself arrested in Tennessee last month for statutory rape involving a 15- year- old girl. Deputies booked Rudy at the Hamilton County Jail. More...

Business

Robert Mills, architect

Star Profile

Junior Achievement is inducting an architect into its South Carolina Business Hall of Fame. The banquet is May 24 at the convention center. The inductee is South Carolina's Robert Mills, who lived from 1781 to 1855. More...

Bank upfits USC Technology Incubator

At the corner of Lady Street and Main Street last week, moving crews trucked away furniture donated by NBSC to the USC Technology Incubator at 1225 Laurel Street. More...

Briefs

House #1 A traditional 20- room Tennessee mansion, plus eight bathrooms, and its separate guest house and pool house (all heated by natural gas) use more energy in one month than the average American house uses in one year. More...

Sports

Play it smart

Compiled by Mike Maddock with contributions from www.playitsmart.org, www.footballfoundation.com and Freeman Belser The National Football Foundation's Play it Smart program was initiated at Columbia High School in More...

15th year for the Palmetto Cup

BOYS SOCCER Contributed by the West Metro Chamber of Commerce The 2007 Palmetto Cup will be held April 4- 7 at the Brookland- Cayce High School stadium known as The Cage in Cayce and at Airport High School's Eagle Stadi More...

The Big Break Alums to Play Capitol Chevrolet Classic

Two former competitors of the popular Golf Channel reality series The Big Break will be competing in the 2007 Capitol Chevrolet Classic at Woodcreek Farms presented by Time Warner Cable and SportsRadio 1400 The Team April 19- 2 More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 3: Summer resort sprouts culture

Once Capt. James Sinkler spread the word that the pine ridge between the Cooper and Santee Rivers was productive for cotton and healthy for humans, other planters moved in around the settlement called Pineville. More...

My Encounter with America

Part 10: Rudolf Hess was privileged compared to prisoners in Uganda By Zadok Ekimwere zomwere@hotmail.com Each time I visited Berlin, there were two compelling stories I thought I would write and catapult More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Stopping to smell the flowers It's cherry blossom time

Arlene Marturano Every spring thousands of cherry trees burst into bloom at the nation's Capital. The tradition began in 1912 when the mayor of Tokyo presented Washington, D.C. More...

The Original Mystery Plant

It's spring! Everything is turning green and yellow. Just about everywhere you look these days, there is a distinct yellow, grainy film settling down on just about every surface, living and non- living. More...

Bird watchers set a new record

In just four days, participants in the Great Backyard Bird Count tallied more than 11 million birds across the United States and Canada. More...

Bank upfits incubator

USC Technology Incubator Director Joel Steven shakes hands with NBSC's Boyd Jones to show his appreciation for the furniture the bank donated to USC Technology Incubator. Looking on is the NBSC's Senior Vice President Jay Lasater. More...

Hammond student wins honors for chemistry project

The Central S.C. Region II Science & Engineering Fair, hosted by USC, was held March 23. Participants in grades 5- 12 who had placed 1st, 2nd, or 3rd in any category of a local school science fair were eligible to exhibit. More...

News

Explorers celebrate Polar Year

Explorers Club members flocked to New York City for their 103rd annual pilgrimage to the Waldolf- Astoria Hotel where Dan Rather, an Explorer since 1980, commanded the stage on the topic of the International Polar Year. More...

Museum director encounters art by Tom Feeling and Tyrone Geter in Cincinnati

Columbia Museum of Art Director Karen Brosius, attended a board meeting of the national Institute of Museums and Libraries. More...

Sam Houston was a strange bird

Dr. Ken Peters has a hangup! Ever since his daughter gave him a copy of The Raven: A Biography of Sam Houston , he has not been able let go of the first president of the Republic of Texas. Last week, Dr. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meets April 3

Joe McEachern, Joyce Dickerson, Val Hutchinson, Norman Jackson, Damon Jeter, Paul Livingston, Bill Malinowski, Mike Montgomery, Greg Pearce, Bernice Scott, and Kit Smith were present. More...

Cayce City Council meets April 3

Roll call Cayce City Council convened at 6 pm, April 3. Mayor Avery Wilkerson, Rick Myers, Kenneth Jumper, Robert Malpass, John Sharpe, and Charles McNair were present. More...

West Columbia City Council meets April 3

Roll call West Columbia City Council began at 6 pm, April 3, with an Invocation by Mayor Pro- Tem Harmon. More...

Society

Color the Arts

The Cultural Council of Richland and Lexington Counties held a fundraiser, Color the Arts , at Paul D. Sloan Interiors March 30, 2007. The premiere artist was Toni Elkins whose painting was bought by Jack Swerling for $4,000. More...

Correction

In the photograph with the article "Poets bring laughter and tears to Cardinal Newman audience" in the March 30, 2007, the man was incorrectly identified. The person identified as Leo Victor Briones was actually Richard Eib. More...

Miss Ross and Mr. McLeod plan August 2007 wedding

Mr. and Mrs. Willis Mims Ross announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Anne, to Andrew James MacLeod, son of Ms. Lynn Welborn MacLeod of Charlotte, North Carolina, and Mr. and Mrs. Douglas Lee MacLeod, of Matthews, North Carolina. More...

Events

Events

ANIMALS Pets in the Park at North Springs Park, 1320 Clemson Road, will be Sat., April 14, 10 am- 1 pm. Contact Cynthia Robinson, 754-7275, ext. 218. More...

Public Notices

Public notices

NOTICE OF UNCLAIMED VEHICLES/PUBLIC SALE The following vehicles are subject to towing, repair and/or storage liens; are declared to be abandoned pursuant to Section 56-5-5810, 56-5-5635 and/or 29-15-10 SC Law as Amended; and are in the c More...

LEGAL NOTICE

The original Wills of the decedents listed below were delivered to the Richland County Probate Court and admitted for Probate on the dates shown: NAME OF DECEDENTDATE OFDATE WILL ADMITTEDWILLFOR PROBATE Jocelyn Ca More...

Notice of Application

Notice is hereby given that P & D Grocery of Eastover, 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 617 Main St., Eastove More...