February 3, 2017 RSS feed / News

Sherman protects his friend

Part II: Sherman chats with Mary Catherine Poyas Walker, February 17, 1865

Editor’s note: Beginning last week, The Columbia Star began a series based on the book Eyewitnesses to General William T. Sherman’s Atrocities by Patricia G. McNeely to acknowledge the anniversary of the burning of Columbia February 17. More...

A message from Curtis Loftis

The SC Attorney General has released an official opinion that says the accounting system used to calculate the state pension’s unfunded liability is reckless, unsound, and deceives the public. More...

Super Bowl Sunday

Shandon Youth will collect offering for MeadowFeed Program during worship services

Using the energy of the Super Bowl, Souper Bowl of Caring mobilizes youth in a united national effort to care for people in their local communities who are hungry and in need. More...

Be on alert!

The Columbia Police Department is urging citizens to be aware that scammers are calling and posing as police officers to gain access to their personal account information. More...

$380,000 in flood and hurricane recovery and rebuilding grants awarded by One SC Fund

The One SC Fund Grants Committee has announced the nonprofit recipients of the Phase Five grant awards for flood and hurricane recovery projects across South Carolina. More...

First Watchman device implanted at Providence Hospital

February is American Heart Month

On January 25, Providence Health implanted the first newly approved WATCHMAN device in the Midlands, designed for patients with non-valvular atrial fibrillation (A-fib). More...

Richland County releases results of internal audit on H-tax Program

A comprehensive internal review of Richland County’s hospitality tax program shows an initiative that has greatly benefited the community and requires no operational changes, but notes staff must improve its oversight of organizations that rece More...