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The Last Hurrah

for old Dreher High School

Only the front of old Dreher High School remains. The new building is slowly replacing the old. Soon there will nothing left for the former graduates but memories…

Heat hits hard

Heathwood Hall Episcopal School trainers Julayne Sfiflett and Maggie Windham check the wet bulb globe temperature index calculator to see if the weather is safe for for the football team to practice.

BYOB to Turning Pages

Just about everything’s new at Turning Pages. The name. The location. And the partnership with Volunteers of America. What isn’t new is their mission: enabling adults to improve English language and reading skills through customized learning programs. The former name was The Greater Columbia Literacy Council. Since 1968, this agency has matched volunteers with applicants for improved literacy and other […]

South Carolina Wildlife Federation holds annual auctions

The South Carolina Wildlife Federation (SCWF) auctions, both silent and live, were held in the Moore Building Saturday, August 4, at the Fairgrounds. Food and alcohol were all contributed, including venion, hog, quail, and duck. Inside the Moore Building were 425 ticket holders. The bottom line for the event was $60,000, take home. “Plan on next year,” said Ben Gregg, […]

Hall of Fame soccer coach speaks to Rotary

Phil Savitz, coach at Irmo High for 27 years and graduate assistant as USC 1978- 1980, shared his lifetime achievements at the St. Andrews Rotary Club Tuesday, July 31. Rotarian Col. Pete Sercer, who worked with Phil for over 22 years said, “I can tell you firsthand, there is no finer role model for our young people than Coach Savitz.” […]

Friends and family honor Caroline Legare Judson

Caroline Legare Judson was honored by friends and family August 3, 2007, at a reception at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral in Satterlee Hall. Ms. Judson has lived in Columbia all of her life. She was a copywriter for several radio stations, worked at Baptist Hospital, and has done volunteer work for the blind. She has held many classes for the Shepherd’s […]

Columbia….good to GREAT

Riding waves of accomplishment into the Seawell’s lunchroom on Monday, August 6, Ike McLeese, president of the Greater Columbia Chamber of Commerce, told the crowd he appreciated being invited as Sen. John McCain’s warm- up man. Presidential contender McCain is scheduled for the following Monday. McLeese began by comparing Columbia with Greenville and Charleston, observing Columbia is like neither and […]


If it gets unpleasant in Mt. Pleasant The Town of Mt. Pleasant Municipal Court is installing a new translation service in Arabic, Cantonese, French, Haitian Creole, Hmong, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Mandarin, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, and Vietnamese. Green Wachovia Last October, Charlotte- based Wachovia put into play its environmental protection strategy including a policy on forest protection and a […]

Star Profile

Ashley Dusenbury of Palmetto Health Foundation

As the director of public relations for the Palmetto Health Foundation, Ashley Dusenbury maintains ties with current donors, establishes ties with potential donors, and somehow keeps close at hand her connections with volunteers and the community. Dusenbury has been on the job since June 1 and has settled in for what appears to be long term. Born in Allendale, S.C., […]