October 21, 2016 RSS feed / Society

When someone shows you who they are, believe them

Political analysts tell us next month’s presidential election will be decided by the women of America. This is fitting because if she is elected on November 8, Hillary Clinton will become the nation’s first female president.  More...

Lindsay Sprague

Lindsay Sprague is a great example of women empowering women in Columbia. She is a native of Durham, N.C. and received a B.S. in accounting from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. More...

USC fraternity raises money for Camp Kemo

Supporting a local family that personified the face of pediatric cancer, University of South Carolina’s Kappa Alpha Order on October 1 raised more than $20,000 that will be used to support Camp Kemo, a summer camp for children who face challeng More...

Ann Longwell Furr

Ann Longwell Furr, lifelong adventurer and beloved mother, grandmother, cousin, and friend, died at her home on October 12, 2016 of cancer. She was surrounded by loved ones. More...

Historian speaks to USC Chapter, NSDAR

USC Chapter, NS DAR, met October 12 at the Lace House. Dr. Fritz Hamer, curator of history and archivist for the S.C. Confederate Relic Room and Military Museum, spoke about Rebecca Motte and Fort Motte. Dr. More...

Dream Work— Eternally Useful

Dreaming during sleep—experiencing realistic, fanciful or frightening images and emotions —has held our attention over millennia. More...

Women of Fitness

If you would like to nominate a female fitness professional who represents the Best of the Best in her heath and wellness career Send nominations to fit ness@thecolumbiastar.com.   More...

Ann Pamela Cuningham Chapter DAR meets at the S.C. Governor’s Mansion

Members and guests of the Ann Pamela Cuningham Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution met at the South Carolina Governor’s Mansion Wednesday, October 5, 2016. More...

Members of the Iris Garden Club dedicate plants in memory of past president

The Iris Garden Club met October 10 for a tour of the Woodrow Wilson house and gardens. More...

James Howard Beckham

James Howard Beckham Sr. finished his earthly race Tuesday morning, October 11, 2016. Born February 20, 1947, Howard was a son of the late Wallace Dixon and Mary Steadman Beckham. More...

Do you remember?

Actions, not predictions

What’s going to happen next? We lived through numerous thunder and lightning storms, a flood, a hurricane, and endless predictions about what was going to happen next.   More...