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November 14, 2008 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

Students have consequences in North Carolina

A loss of license will occur if a student receives a suspension for more than 10 consecutive days or receives an assignment to an alternative educational setting due to disciplinary action for more than 10 consecutive days. More...

Cocky's Reading Express topic of breakfast meeting

USC Journalism Dean Charles Bierbauer listens to Dr. Sam Hastings, director of the USC School of Library and Information Science. More...

West Columbia City Council meets November 11, 2008

Call to order Mayor Bobby E. Horton called the regular meeting of the West Columbia City Council to order on November 10, 2008, at 6 pm. Members present were Horton, Mayor Pro-Tem Tommy G. Parler, Eric L. Fowler, L. Dale Harley, Jack L. More...

Bicyclists use our roads but ignore the laws

Columbia received the prestigious designation of Bicycle Friendly Community. It is true Columbia is bicycle friendly, but are bicyclists being responsible? More...