June 28, 2013 RSS feed / Front Page

On Second Thought

Quirky Crimes in the Capital City

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Part I: Carolina Maneuvers of 1941

One of the newest and most popular exhibits at the South Carolina Military Museum covers the Carolina Maneuvers of 1941, which encompassed the lower part of North Carolina and almost the entire upper half of South Carolina. More...

Nudist colony stirs memories

Loved ( Julia Rogers) Hook’s article about the nudist colony in Pelion. I worked at a building supply in Lexington. People from the colony would come in often to buy different building supplies. More...

Commentary

Political Cartoon

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The N-word should be history

I’m just saying...

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for a week, you’ve no doubt heard about southern chef/author/television personality Paula Deen’s fall from grace after she was allegedly caught saying some pretty nasty things that are full of More...

The Old Red Radio

It’s not a criticism; It’s an observation

By today’s standards of electronic innovation, the old radio would be an embarrassment—an eight track player sitting in a shiny new Lexus. More...

Education

Lake Murray Boat Club expands annual 4th of July glow stick donations

Jon Dukes, owner of the Lake Murray Boat Club, wants to protect the most vulnerable group of boaters this 4th of July, children. More...

Sheriff’s priority and passion provides life skills, education, and recreation for kids this summer

Sheriff Leon Lott has a passion for youth; he believes it is everyone’s responsibility to provide opportunities for success in life for all. To that end Lott announces the Richland County Sheriff’s Department Kids Summer Camp schedule. More...

Society

Colonial Ball debutantes honored at tea

Five South Carolina Sons of the American Revolution Colonial Ball Debutantes were honored with an elegant tea at the Woman’s Club of Columbia’s Sims- Stackhouse historic mansion Saturday afternoon, June 8, 2013. More...

Miss Traylor and Mr. McArver unite in marriage April 27, 2013

Sarah Michelle Traylor and Graham Alexander McArver were united in marriage April 27, 2013, at Prince of Peace Catholic Church in Taylors, South Carolina. More...

Lunch and learn about ovarian cancer

Ovarian cancer occurs in approximately one in 72 women and is one of the five leading causes of cancer death in America women. Ovarian cancer has symptoms, even in its early stages, and chance of survival is better if the cancer is found early. More...

Events

Events

•ART Palmetto Painters, a SC Chapter of the Society of Decorative Painters, will meet Saturday, July 13, 10 a.m., Ashland UMC, 2600 Ashland Road. 781-2340 or www.PalmettoPainters.com. •CAMPS More...

CMA and the Contemporaries reveal new acquisition of a major painting

The Columbia Museum of Art unveiled a new acquisition of a major painting, Girl in the Window by the acclaimed 20th-century American artist, George Tooker, at the Contemporaries’ annual meeting Wednesday, June 19. More...

Home & Garden

Morning Glories Nature Club debuts in the Midlands

Stopping to smell the flowers

Family nature clubs, formal and informal explorations and excursions in the great outdoors, have emerged across the continent to ameliorate the lack of contact, concentration, and connection humans have with the natural surroundings in a contemporary More...

Star Chefs

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Vista Marketplace on Whaley open every Saturday

Vista Marketplace at Whaley, located at 711 Whaley Street, is open each Saturday from 9 a.m.–1 p.m. More...

Columbia reads and rocks

Columbians are not only wellread but they love R&B, Rap, and Christian music, according to a ranking by online retailer Amazon. More...

Sculptor brings fossils to life

Bringing fossils to life is an artistic miracle that Columbia sculptor James Ivy performs everyday through his stunning creations. More...

News

Clean it up, and they will leave

Drug Market Intervention addresses drug trafficking problem

U. S. Attorney Bill Nettles brought the innovative Drug Market Intervention (DMI) model to South Carolina. The first program was implemented in North Charleston and was the subject of an NBC Dateline special. More...

The Multi-Disciplinary Team List (Four Seasons)

1.Columbia Police Department/CityCrime Prevention Unit2.Columbia Housing Authority3.Federal Bureau of Investigation4.U.S. Attorney’s Office5.APM Reality6.Grace Church7.Pinehurst Community NeighborhoodCouncil8.U.S. More...

50 years and still going strong

1993 memories recorded in The Star Reporter

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth of several monthly features celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Columbia Star, formerly known as the Star-Reporter. More...

Government / Neighborhood

Mayor announces agreement for Bull Street property

Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin announced an agreement between the City of Columbia and Greenville developer Bob Hughes Monday, June 25. More...

Columbia SC 63 honors civil rights trailblazer Sarah Mae Flemming

On Friday, June 28, 2013, through a collaboration between the City of Columbia, Historic Columbia Foundation, the University of South Carolina, and Columbia Metropolitan Convention & Visitors Bureau, the Columbia SC 63 committee will unveil a mar More...

Salvation Army needs your help to send children to camp

A total of $35,000 in donations is urgently needed to support The Salvation Army children’s summer camping program. More...

Business

Higher taxes and hard-hitting stop smoking campaigns are working

With only 18 percent of Americans saying they are current smokers, it appears that higher taxes and hard- hitting antitobacco media campaigns are bearing fruit, says Dr. More...

City Snippets

Midlands area employment up in May More...

Folks about town

The South Carolina Association of Tourism Regions (SCATR) elected new officers for 2013-2014, including Miriam Atria, president; Tim Todd, vice president; Peach Morrison, secretary; and Mary Shriner, treasurer. More...

Sports

Columbia NE bats light up Lexington

The Columbia Northeast Vikings exploded for eight runs and 11 hits in the fifth inning to crush Lexington Post 7, 11-1, in an American Legion baseball contest Friday, June 21 at Polo Road Park in northeast Columbia. More...

Charpia hopes 3rd year is the charm for B-C

Overview: Following the season opening win against C.A. Johnson, the 2012 season went downhill for Brookland-Cayce. It wasn’t all bad for the Bearcats. More...

Kyle Heise inducted into SCHSSCA Hall of Fame

Kyle Heise, an assistant boys’ soccer coach at Brookland- Cayce High School, was the 13th inductee into the SCHSSCA Hall of Fame on June 23 in conjunction with the North-South Soccer Classic sponsored by the S.C. More...

Arts & Entertainment

Special events at Workshop Theatre

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Benefit performance of Tarzan at Town Theatre

Thursday, July 11 is a one-night only benefit performance of Tarzan at Town Theatre to support the basic living needs—food, shelter, electrcity, water, etc.—for homeless parents and children living at Family Shelter More...

3 Rivers Festival announces July 13 lineup

R&B chart-topper Musiq Soulchild and perennial country favorite Lee Greenwood will headline the 3 Rivers Festival in Columbia’s Vista Saturday, July 13. More...

Travel

Siberia Revisited

Part 5: Vladimir to Ivan

I awoke at 4:30 a.m. in our five star hotel in Moscow. My internal clock was still somewhere over the Atlantic. After a hot shower, I quietly turned on the TV so as not to wake my sleeping beauty. More...

Public Notices

Public Notices

NOTICE "The annual report of the Ernest A. More...

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 of R More...

Legals

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