October 26, 2007 RSS feed / Business

Richard Florida speaks to Columbia

The toughest ticket in town two weeks ago was a seat at the Richard Florida lecture in the main ballroom of the new Hilton. The food, by the way, was superb. It was catered by Ruth's Chris Steak House, also in the Hilton on Senate Street. More...

Folks about town

Master Sgt. Phillip Jones, a member of the S.C. National Guard's Public Affairs Office received an Army Commendation Medal for his exceptional meritorious achievement providing public affairs support during the deployment of S.C. More...

Briefs

Rededicate Five Points Senator Lindsay Graham and members of Columbia City Council will speak Monday, October 29, at noon at the Five Points Fountain. The occasion will be the rededication ceremony to mark the end of construction- for now, anyway. More...

Star Profile

Ric Luber of the Midlands Authority for Conventions, Sports, and Tourism

Columbia visitors and newcomers typically compare Columbia with Austin, Texas, because each is a state capital, home for the state flagship university, somewhat hilly, short on heavy industry, and long on bureaucrats and educators and service profe More...

Toucan Talk

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