In order to continue www.thecolumbiastar.com, we will have to convert it to a subscription only website beginning March 1. We hate to do it, but if we remain free, this website will cease to exist. We truly appreciate your understanding, and as always, the print edition is available free in over 300 locations throughout the Greater Columbia Metropolitan Area. Thank you!

Mike Maddock, General Manager

September 9, 2005 RSS feed / News

Laurel Crest celebrates 11th anniversary

Anniversaries are always a special time of the year for Laurel Crest. This year was the 11th anniversary. More...

How you can help

Local Support Donations of clothing items, linen, towels, and toiletries are needed, particularly new socks and underwear. Evacuees of all age ranges are expected, from babies to adults. Please deliver items to the More...

Purlie gets toes tappin’ at Workshop Theatre

Workshop Theatre will have toes tappin, heads bobbin, fingers snapping, and hands clapping with the opening of More...

It’s a ruff ruff life for Sarah and Susie

Sarah and Susie Elkins are proud to say their business has gone to the dogs. For eight years, sisters Sarah and Susie have been making dogs in Columbia a lot cleaner and happier. More...

Forest Acres Restaurant Association holds Palette to Palate

On the 25 of August, the Forest Acres Restaurant Association held a first ever event. Among the participating restaurants were Buster More...

Dreher Class of ’55 plans 50th reunion

Graduates of Dreher High School More...

Columbia welcomes Katrina evacuees

On Wednesday September 7, four jets arrived at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport carrying evacuees from the hurricane battered Gulf Coast. The first plane delivered around 25 people to Columbia, including a daschund puppy. More...