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

November 30, 2007 RSS feed / Business

Folks about town

EdVenture Children's Museum was honored by the Association of Science- Technology Centers with the Roy L. Shafer Leading Edge Award. Adam Davis has joined First Citizens as the private banking group manager. More...

Briefs

Power plant emissions According to the Southern Environmental Law Center, N.C.'s coal- fired power plants produce a disproportionate share of global- warming- causing pollution. More...

Star Profile

Bill Dukes of The Blue Marlin

Columbia has a new convention center, albeit compact and with no designated headquarters hotel. It was put together by the man who put together the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Bill Dukes. More...

March of Dimes will hold Annual Signature Chefs Auction

The March of Dimes will host the 8th Annual Signature Chefs Auction Sunday, December 2, 6 pm at the Columbia Marriott Hotel. This year's event is presented by SYSCO Food Service of Columbia and features 15 of Columbia's finest chefs. More...