In order to continue, 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

June 23, 2006 RSS feed / Business

Folks about town

In a special promotion held at the Citadel, Comptroller General Richard Eckstrom More...

Star Profile

Dennis Hiltner of the Gourmet Shop

Dennis Hiltner was born the first of eight children on a 90-acre farm in Langdon, N.D. At The Gourmet Shop, 58 years later, Hiltner reflected recently on North Dakota winters. Columbia is in the tropics. More...


by John Temple Ligon

Gas taxes and gas prices North Carolina's gas tax is $0.299 a gallon, the nation's sixth highest, and is to stay there for another year. More...

Final Reckoning

Movie production begins in Columbia

North Carolina's Monica Palumbo, starring in the local film production of More...