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
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This aerial view taken in March 2008 shows the location of Belvidere and Eutaw Plantation houses which were covered by Lake Marion in 1940. Photo by Pard Walsh. 034p4_xlg.jpg