July 6, 2007 RSS feed / Front Page

Here lies Thomas Woodward, the Regulator

An imposing gray obelisk pierces the sky in a forlorn cemetery alongside Highway 34. The centuries- old graveyard between Ridgeway and Winnsboro, S.C. lies in silent testimony of early settler's struggle for survival. More...

On Second Thought

Thirty-something speaks

Addiction thy name is Moose Tracks

Hi. My name is Mike and I'm an addict. There I said it. The first step is admitting the problem. The next step is conquering my addiction, but what if I really don't want to? Life is so full of ups and downs. More...

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

Five boys squashed in a car for a girl

The car was an MGA, old even in 1966. The trip involved two lanes of winding highway from Tuscaloosa to Guin, a little over 50 miles. The reason was the same as it always was when we were 16. More...

Superglued to a bicycle seat

According to reports from Reuters News Agency, Conrad leaves his office to meet a client for a 10 o'clock appointment. While he's unlocking his parked car, two men approach him. More...

Education

Former cub reporter for The Columbia Star receives top scholarship

Sydney Bryant Kornegay, has received the John Montgomery Belk Merit Scholarship as an incoming student at Davidson College. Kornegay will enroll with the Class of 2011 in August. More...

Richland One honors Israel Tyler

Israel C. Tyler has made her stylish presense known in Richland One for 29 years, 10 years as special assistant to the school board. More...

Lower Richland Cadets make the top 3% of their class

Lower Richland High Junior ROTC cadets (l- r) Kelsey Grochow,Marcie Huguenin, and Tia Brown were named honor cadets at this year's summer camp for cadets from S.C. and N. C. held June 11- 16 at Fort Jackson. More...

Sports

A good Knight for Cayce

West Columbia at Cayce, Brookland- Cayce High School, July 2
SLIDESHOW INCLUDED WITH THIS STORY

Lucas Knight went two for four with three runs and a three- run home run to help Cayce Post 130 overcome a scrappy West Columbia Post 79 team 8- 7 in 11 innings at Brookland- Cayce High School. More...

League Eight 2007 Schedule

Tuesday,May 29 Cayce 6 @ West Columbia 4 Irmo/Chapin 6 @ Columbia NE 16 Thursday,May 31 Lexington 10 @ Irmo/Chapin 2 Columbia NE 6 @ Cayce 8 Friday, More...

Travel

Pineville, a historic refuge

Part 16: Antebellum social life

Between the War for Independence and the Civil War, the inhabitants of Pineville lived off the land. St. Stephen to the east and Eutawville to the west were but stops along the River Road. More...

The Amazing Eurasian Odyssey

Part 2: Race to Phnom Penh

After an unnecessarily lengthy checkout procedure at our college (Institute for Tourism Studies in Macau), we were on our way to Macau International for our three- hour flight to Bangkok. More...

Beauty in the Backyard

The 2008 Project Pet Calendar Contest has begun!

Dust off your digital camera and get ready to make Fluffy a pin- up calendar babe! It's time to register your favorite furry friend for the 2008 Precious Pet Calendar Contest. More...

THE CLAWSSIFIEDS

Call (803)771- 0219 to place your $10 Clawssified ad today.

Call Project Pet to foster a pet! + (803)622-4748 DILL IS IN A PICKLE..HE NEEDS A HOME!!! Yep, my name is Dill, and all the great things you've heard about Labradors are true. More...

Carolina Wildlife Care to release rehabilitated Purple Martins

Carolina Wildlife Care will host a two hour fundraising cruise aboard the Southern Patriot tour boat on Lake Murray the evening of July 26 from 6- 8 pm. More...

All signs point to success

Cornerstone Presbyterian Church in Irmo has very special reasons for sending missionaries to the schools for the deaf in Jamaica. Two young people in this community church are profoundly deaf. More...

ROTARY CLUBS STAY BUSY

For the Rotary year ending June 30 under President David Wright's leadership, the club + won Rotary District 7770 Distinguished Club Award for exemplary performance in all areas, such as outstanding membership growth, + greatly increased Rotary More...

News

Blythewood Rotary

The Blythewood Rotary Club initiated a new slate of officers June 28. The outgoing officers were Richard Tolson, president; Richard Clark, president elect; Kristin Jewell, secretary; Jim Walker, treasurer; and Richard Johnson, sergeant- at- arms. More...

Business

Conversations on energy

One day after ConocoPhillips took a $4.5 billion impairment charge in its second quarter earnings due to a pullout from Venezuela, the company played host to a town meeting at the Columbia Marriott, Wednesday, June 27. More...

Briefs

Did you give your fair share? Americans added $295.02 billion to charities in 2006, a 4.2% increase over what was given in 2005. Arts, cultural, and humanities organizations took in $12.51 billion last year, a gain of 9.9% over 2005. More...

Star Profile

Daniel Rickenmann, restaurateur

Daniel Rickenmann was out of college and into a career track but didn't quite know which one. More...

Society

Never let fear rule life

- Aida Lawless

My grandmother, Aida Lawless looks like your typical grandmother. She does the normal grandma act; she loves to bake and go to her granddaughters' dance recitals. More...

Miss Dwyer and Mr. Rutledge marry in Greenville, S.C.

Jennifer Ann Dwyer and Christopher Reeves Rutledge were united in marriage at 7 pm, Saturday, June 30, 2007, at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Simpsonville, South Carolina. The double ring ceremony was officiated by Deacon Matt Mannino. More...

Local woman attends 116th DAR Continental Congress

The Nation's capital welcomed more than 3,000 members of one of its foremost service organizations the week of June 28, 2007, with the arrival of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) for their 116th annual Continental Congress. More...

Events

It's happening right here in your community

ANIMALS The Richland County Recreation Commission and Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services will offer a dog training camp July 23- Aug. 10. Contact Leigh Cheatham, 754-6720, ext. 203. More...

Public Notices

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 DECEDENT TO PROBATE Any person wishing to challenge the informally probated will of the More...

Public Notices

__________________________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that HRP Myrtle Beach Operations, LLC, intends to apply to the South Carolina Department of Revenue for a license/permit that will allow the sale off premises consump 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, More...