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December 28, 2007 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Richland County Council meets December 18, 2007

Roll call Chairman Joe McEachern, Vice Chair Val Hutchinson, Joyce Dickerson, Norman Jackson, Damon Jeter, Paul Livingston, Bill Malinowski, Mike Montgomery, Greg Pearce, Bernice Scott, and Kit Smith were present at the December 18 Richland County More...

Montgomery to teach history of Columbia course

Dr. Warner M. Montgomery, publisher of The Columbia Star, will teach a history of Columbia course in January and February, 2008, with the Historic Columbia Foundation. More...

Overwhelmed by Medicare Advantage and Drug plans?

"I am being bombarded by offers to sign up for Medicare Advantage and Drug plans, and each company claims their plan is the best. More...

Mississippi and Iowa governors honor Columbia native

Editor's note: After much persuasion, Beverly Meng agreed to allow her letters from the governors of Iowa and Mississippi to be published in The Columbia Star. More...