April 13, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

The funniest page in SC starring an

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Thirty- something speaks

Cinderella's Castle is now East High gymnasium

The Easter Bunny must be laughing his little cottontail off because in one night he's turned my house from Cinderella's castle to East High's gymnasium. More...

Photo

This boat is expendable

As a journalist, Robert was a frequent flyer, mostly around western Europe. Being multilingual, he'd become adept at making friends during flights around the continent. More...

Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Clean air The Southern Environmental Law Center recently filed a letter of concern with S.C. DHEC over two 660- megawatt pulverized coal- fired burners planned for Santee Cooper near Kingsburg. More...

Mayor pushes retail

Following lunch inside Seawell's last Monday, April 9, the Columbia Rotary Club heard from Mayor Coble on his plans for further development of downtown retail. More...

Myrtle Beach city-owned hotel improves performance

The Myrtle Beach Convention Center's headquarters hotel is a 402- room Sheraton, formerly a Radisson that went under. More...

Sports

BASEBALL

Dunston delivers for the Falcons

The Ben Lippen Falcons celebrated their 3- 2 eight inning win against the visiting Hammond Skyhawks Tuesday, April 10 by running sprints in right field. 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...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge Part 4: Plantations and People

- Thomas Walters

By 1800, there were over 30 plantations along the River Road (now S.C. Hwy 45) between St. Stephens and Eutaw Springs. Most were about 300- 400 acres though some were over 2,000 acres. More...

My Encounter with America

Part 12: Moscow: Not like other cities

I visited Moscow in the summer of 1988 courtesy of the Associated Press News Agency (APN) in Kampala. More...

Public Notices

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 More...

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 More...

Robin Gottlieb

Robin Gottlieb inherited her grandmother's talents and is patterning herself after Ruth Gottlieb Moore by also becoming one of Columbia's big stars. More...

News

Timmerman holds dog show

Contributed by Liz Jordan principal of Timmerman School The first Timmerman School Family Guild Dog Show was held March 10 on the school's athletic field. Thirty dogs were entered into six different categories. More...

Slow down!

for animals' sake

My cat was recently hit by a speeding car and killed, and I still can't believe it. Simba, our fat, orange cat was the alpha male of the house. More...

TartanFest, April 14, 2007

Golf highlights TartanFest

New to the lineup of offerings at this year's TartanFest is golf. The annual event is coming April 14 to the S.C. State Museum. Robin All will talk at 3 pm in the Red Room about this beloved Scottish import. More...

Education

EdVenture's students storm Atlanta

EdVenture Children's Museum, the South's largest, manages afternoon classes and school programs. One is partially funded by the Knight Foundation, as in the former Knight- Ridder newspaper company. More...

Who lit Rebecca Motte's fire?

The Siege of Ft. Motte (May 8- 12, 1781) was a signal event in the American Revolution. On March 31, 2007, the characters, the sounds, and the sights of that battle between the Patriots of Gen. More...

Society

Billie Ferguson Poag

A celebration of the life of Billie Ferguson Poag, 90, was held Monday, April 9, 2007, at 11 am in Shandon Presbyterian Church. The family received friends in Davis Hall at the church following the service. Mrs. More...

Miss Bultman and Mr. Flanagan to exchange wedding vows in October

Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Murray Bultman of Sumter, South Carolina, announce the engagement of their daughter Anne- Kathryn to Timothy Clark Flanagan, son of Mr. and Mrs. Peter James Flanagan of Sumter. More...

Photo

Part 2: Setting the date

365 days just isn't enough! It's official; the announcement is hot off the press. Boy and Girl are engaged and have told their families and friends about it. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

Dr. John Nelson

The Original Mystery Plant

I took Dr. Wade T. Batson's introductory plant taxonomy class. Actually I took it twice, in two successive semesters at USC. Of course this was a good while ago, when I was an undergraduate. More...

Star's Yard of the Month

The Columbia Star's pick for the Yard of the Month is Carla Moore's house, 2300 Wilmot Avenue. More...

Carolina Wildlife care allows public to connect with nature

For one weekend only, Carolina Wildlife Care is opening its doors to the public for a rare glimpse into the inner workings of a wildlife rehabilitation center. More...