Killian Elementary School’s HOSTS Program seeks reading mentors

Make a New Year’s resolution to give “the gift of time” in 2006! Killian Elementary’s HOSTS Program still needs weekly volunteer mentors to help students with their reading skills. Devote just 30 minutes to one hour, once a week, during the school day and watch how your student blossoms! Your partner is the teacher who provides the lesson plan—you provide […]


All persons having claims against the following estates are required to deliver or mail their claims to the indicated Personal Representa-tives, appointed to administer these estates, and to file their claims on Form #371PC with the Probate Court of Richland County, the address of which is P.O. Box 192, Columbia, SC 29202, on or before the date that is eight […]


Arts The Trenholm Artists’ Guild is sponsoring a workshop featuring Robert Hickman Feb. 14–16 from 9 am–2 pm. The guild meets the second Monday of every month at 6820 Wedgefield Rd. 736-2739. USC’s McKissick Museum will host a traveling exhibit of printmaking, featuring art by some of the Southeast’s most outstanding student printmakers. The exhibition will be on display through […]

Fulbright Scholar recalls “My Genova”

Professor Constance B. Schulz began her presentation to the Explorer’s Club with something of a confession: “I’m really more of a tourist than an explorer.” And though her disclaimer was understandable considering her audience’s experiences, (their recent exploits ranged from searching for an endangered bird to traveling through Italy to “accidentally” hiking the Appalachian Trail). It was hardly an accurate […]

Travels in Madagascar

Part 2: Lemurs leap, chameleons don

Lemurs are adorable, furry and cute, about the size of a cat, with large round eyes, rounded ears, long legs, and long tails. They excel in dramatically leaping from tree to tree (some can leap up to 20 feet), and can hold onto branches with either front or hind feet. Lemurs are primates, distantly related to monkeys and to humans, […]

Richland One schools undergo construction

When 17–year–old Sara King remembers her days at Crayton Middle School, a different image comes to mind than the one now seen by current students. “I played soccer on the field with my friends”, she says. “You couldn’t even think about playing soccer there now.”  Indeed, one could not for what used to be an athletic field is being turned into cement sidewalks […]

Great Expectations

Falcons dominate the second half to defeat the Highlanders

Story & photos byMike Maddock Ben Lippen head coach Cindy Cummings has high expectations for her Falcon team. After losing two tough games to Augusta Christian and Cardinal Newman and after being down by two late in the second period to Heathwood Hall Tuesday night, January 17, Cummings admitted her expectations may have been a little too high. At half–time […]

Dreher Blue Devil Wrestling Invitational 2005–06 Results

Team Results 1. North Myrtle Beach (216) 2. Chesterfield (187.5) 3. Bluffton (147.5) 4. Dreher (141) 5. Brookland–Cayce (135) 6. Broome (130.5) 7. Ridge View (105) 8. Spring Valley (96.5) 9. Hammond (96) 10. Marion (96) 11. Chapin (91.5) 12. Airport (85) 13. Swansea (71.5) 14. Myrtle Beach (70) 15. Socastee (67) 16. AC Flora (60.5) 17. Blythewood (54) 18. […]

Highlanders miss coach but not many shots

High speed offense is too much for the Falcons

Story & photos byMike Maddock Heathwood Hall head coach Jeff Whalen was unable to make the trip to Ben Lippen Tuesday, January 17, due to an illness in the family. However, his team certainly showed up. The Highlanders jumped out to a 17–7 lead at the end of the first period and went on to defeat the Falcons 67–51. Ben […]


The original Wills of the decedents listed below were delivered to the Richland County Probate Court and admitted for Probate on the dates shown: NAME OF DECEDENTDATE OFDATE WILL ADMITTED WILLFOR PROBATE Lucile Snyder CollinsSeptember 9, 1994January 6, 2006 Catherine B. DavidsonJanuary 3, 1975December 5, 2005 Sarah Frances EdwardsSeptember 1, 1992October 12, 2005 Celeste Hersey LawrenceAugust 15, 1984January 5, 2006 […]