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

March 3, 2006 RSS feed / Business

Briefs

by John Temple Ligon

Gross domestic product The US GDP grew at a 1.6% annual rate for the fourth quarter in 2005. In the third quarter, the GDP grew 4.1%. More...

Mortgage Survey

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folks about town

Hal H. Crosswell Jr., M.D. was presented the Order of the Palmetto by Gov. Mark Sanford at a recent ceremony. More...

Star Profile

Tony Thompson of Remodeling Services Unlimited

Remodeling Services Unlimited has been recognized for the third year in a row for outstanding remodeling work in the Columbia area. More...

Sanford deals blow to Small Business Chamber

Gov. rejects $350,000 plan for entrepreneurial and small business development More...

Jury sends signals to cities: Don’t condemn

Greenville gets hit for $5.4 million

Several years ago, Greenville More...

Consultant tells League of Women Voters why healthcare is a mess in SC

Speaking recently to the League of Women Voters, Lynn Bailey explained what is at work, and what isn More...