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

October 31, 2008 RSS feed / Society

Tiny stars give comfort

Joy Jackson uses her tragedies and her creativity to raise money for the Ronald McDonald House. She sells her handmade jewelry to give back. Each piece has a tiny star in memory of a family member she has lost. More...

Attention Auburn alumni

The Palmetto Auburn Club and the Auburn Alumni Association have recently unveiled the new South Carolina Auburn tag. They must collect 400 pre- paid applications before the SC DMV will produce the first tag. More...

Cayce residents listen to music and issues

Singer/songwriter, Danielle Howle (middle) entertained guests at Myra Ramsey's home in Cayce. Elise Partin shared her issues and concerns as a candidate for the mayor of Cayce. Her husband Gene accompanied her. More...

Young Women in Public Affairs Award Applications Available

Applications for the 2009 Young Women in Public Affairs Award are now available from the Zonta Club of Columbia by contacting: Betty Jo Carson at 875 Pine Forest Trail, Columbia, SC 29210-4920, Telephone 803- 798-7265, or email BandBJCarson@Juno.co More...

Students benefit from retirement

Ann Hall retired after 15 years in the Benefit Payment Control Section of the S.C. Employment Security Commission. More...