The mischievous Gingerbread Man

Local economic outlook follows state

The Lumpkin auditor ium in USC’s Dar la Moore School of Business was filled to capacity by business and government leaders December 2. Three panelists and three speakers followed dean of the business school, Dr. Hildy Teegen’s introductions. Dr. Douglas P. Woodward, an economist in the Moore School’s Division of Research, moderated the three panel ists: Dr. Frank Hefner, professor […]

Timmerman School collects over 1,000 pounds of food for Refuge Temple Church

Timmerman School students and parents answered the call for action in a grand way in supporting this year’s 2009 Annual Food Drive. Timmerman collected over 1,000 pounds of food for the Refuge Temple Church. The non–profit organization was overwhelmed by the generosity of the students and parents. This outstanding effort was under the direction of the Timmerman School three–year and […]

First flights turn apprehensions to smiles

Experience replaced classroom theory Saturday morning for four C.A. Johnson Preparatory Academy Jr. ROTC cadets as they made their first flights. The cadets were flown in private planes by experienced pilots, taking off from Columbia Hamilton- Owens Downtown Airport. The pilots are volunteers with the international Young Eagles program, designed to introduce young people to the wonder of flight. Pilots […]

Three Richland One seniors named national achievement semifinalists

Three Richland One high school seniors have been named semifinalists in the 2010 National Achievement Scholarship competition. Dominic M. Boyd and Johanna R. Caple, both students at Dreher High School, and Steven T. Moore of Lower Richland High School are among 45 African–American seniors in 30 South Carolina public high schools and 1,600 seniors nationwide to achieve this honor.

Columbia College honorees receive medallion

Three honorees recently received Columbia College’s highest award, the Medallion. Recipients of the 2009 Medallion Award are Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler, Dr. Jan Love, and Betty Ulmer McGregor. The Medallion is presented annually to those individuals whom the College wishes to recognize for exceptional accomplishments, leadership, and service. Dr. Vivia Lawton Fowler is dean and vice president for academic affairs […]

Grandparents’ Brag Box

Christmas is about the little things

Junior Cotillion Holly Ball held December 7, 2009

The week of December 7, 2009, Leaside hosted the Greater Columbia Junior Cotillion Holly Ball. Under the tutelage of Jan Cohn students practiced dances and etiquette learned during the course of the previous semester. Monday night’s class proved very capable and had mastered most of the finer points of dance and manners. Mrs. Cohn congratulated them on their considerable skill […]

Watch Jean’s Journal

If you are looking to keep the family entertained over the next few weeks, visit some of Columbia’s beautiful, historic houses. To find out how to take a tour and hear the story of one of the city’s oldest homes, visit www.thecolumbiastar.com


2010 World Beer Festival VIP tickets sold out For both the afternoon and evening sessions on Saturday, January 16, the VIP tickets are sold out. The World Beer Festival at the convention center on Lincoln Street still has tickets for general admission. Go to www.allaboutbeer.com/wbf. Development on the coast MeadWestvaco has disclosed a master plan for a 72,000–acre development close […]