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    Spring Valley Car Show

    May 21 @ 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

LAW ENFORCEMENT

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Richland County deputy completes FBI academy

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff’s Department Deputy, 1st Lieutenant Harry J. Polis has successfully completed the 263rd [...]

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Sheriff adopts latest DNA Technology

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

  The Richland County Sheriff’s Department has adopted a new forensic DNA collection method that [...]

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Investigator receives ASPCA award

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff’s Department Senior investigator Holly Wagner has been named a recipient of the [...]

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Fundraiser for sheriff’s department Saturday

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department Citizens Academy Alumni Association will be holding a yard sale [...]

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Sheriff’s Department rolls out new equipment

April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Sheriff Leon Lott with Stephen Shepherd of Light-N-Up The Richland County Sheriff’s Department [...]

MILITARY

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Operation Homefront offers mortgage free property

March 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Operation Homefront builds strong, stable and secure military families. One of the many ways Operation Homefront [...]

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Christopher White

March 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Christopher White has received an Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps scholarship to attend Pennsylvania State [...]

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American Legion National Commander visits Chapin Post 193

March 9th, 2016|0 Comments

By Tom Fincher American Legion National Commander, Dale Barnett, was welcomed at a reception hosted [...]

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Pvt. Isis M. Robinson

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Army Pvt. Isis M. Robinson has graduated from basic infantry training at Fort Jackson. During [...]

NON PROFITS

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Lions Club awards scholarships

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

  Three seniors at Richland Northeast High School were recently awarded Leo Service Scholarships by [...]

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Bowl For Kids’ raises more than $58,000

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Volunteers and community members came out on April 9 to show support and raise money [...]

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Babcock Center welcomes new board members

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

The Babcock Center Board of Directors is proud to welcome two new board members.   [...]

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Spring Valley Rotary Club awards grant to Meals on Wheels program

April 11th, 2016|0 Comments

Senior Resources received a $1,885 grant from the Spring Valley Rotary Club to support the [...]

BUSINESS

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Local laundromat owner earns award

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Huebsch commercial laundry equipment manufacturer has named Dewayne Bohannon the latest recipient of its Store Owner of the Quarter award for his seven successful Wash-n-go [...]

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SCE&G hosts customer workshops

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

During April and May, SCE&G is hosting a series of workshops in Columbia about online [...]

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Local student, parent receive national recognition

April 14th, 2016|0 Comments

A Harbison West Elementary School student and her mother have been named American Small Business [...]

EDUCATION

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Career Day

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Richland Northeast CATE students recently visited Conder Elementary School for career day. Culinary, IT and Sports Medicine were represented. It was a great way to [...]

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Blythewood Middle teacher receives national recognition

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Blythewood Middle school English Language Arts/Social Studies teacher Tristan Richardson has been selected as a [...]

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RidgeView program receives honor

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Ridge View High School’s Institute for Health Sciences (IHS) has been named a National Magnet [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

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Drug take-back day this Saturday

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The Drug Enforcement Administration’s (DEA) South Carolina District Office is partnering with national, state, local, and tribal law enforcement officials, as well as community coalition [...]

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Medication disposal day April 30

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The Richland County Sheriff's Department will again partner with the Drug Enforcement Administration April 30 [...]

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Contract awarded for intersection improvements

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

  Improvements for local intersections will begin through the Richland County Transportation Penny Program. Richland [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Bobwhite quail restoration effort gets new website

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

A coordinated effort to restore quail populations in South Carolina just got an electronic boost via a new website, scbobwhites.org. The new site is a [...]

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Sesqui to host camping class

March 16th, 2016|0 Comments

Sesquicentennial State Park is hosting its 8th Annual Palmetto Campout April 16 through April 17. [...]

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Spring turkey season about to start

March 16th, 2016|0 Comments

An estimated 50,000 hunters will take to the woods during the upcoming turkey season, generating [...]

SPORTS

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Ridge View student signs to Clafin University

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Ridge View High School BioHealth Magnet senior, cheerleader, and sprinter, Faith McKie, recently signed a track scholarship to Clafin University. McKie will enroll in the [...]

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Vikings’ Long stepping down

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

  Spring Valley High School Head Girl’s Basketball Coach Anne Long has announced she will [...]

Wins essay contest

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Airport High School Junior Carlee Vella threw out the first pitch at the Columbia Fireflies [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

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Updated yard ordinance gives owners more time

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

An updated Richland County ordinance gives residents more time to get weeds and other rank vegetation under control before citations are written. The ordinance now [...]

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Building permit fees waived for flood-related repairs

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Richland County is waiving building permit fees and business license fees for individuals and volunteer [...]

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Chapin attorney announces candidacy for solicitor

April 19th, 2016|0 Comments

  Chapin attorney Candice Lively formally announced her candidacy for 11th Circuit Solicitor this week, [...]

COLUMNS

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Blazers tailored for success

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Who wants to wear a suit or dress that’s not the right fit? It’s okay to have a little extra room in the garment, but if [...]

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Teamwork and fan support

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

At this time of year, sports enthusiasts are thinking of high school basketball championships, March [...]

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Hattie’s View: Anxiety over illegal immigration

February 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Hattie's Viewby Ellen Coffey The current anxiety over Illegal Immigration continues to mount. Voters [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

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Spring Craft Show Extravaganza April 9

April 6th, 2016|0 Comments

The Midlands Crafter’s Association will present the 2016 Step Into Spring Craft Show Extravaganza April 9 from 9 am - 2 pm. This free family [...]

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State museum to hold Native American History Day April 2

March 27th, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will celebrate Native American culture during its annual History Day, [...]

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Town Theatre Presents: Addams Family

March 25th, 2016|0 Comments

Da-da-da-dum. Snap. Snap. With this musical theme, you automatically enter the macabre world of The [...]

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2006 Ford Econoline Van for Sale

January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

*For Sale:*  2006 Ford Econoline Van 115,000 Miles. Great on the inside, little damage to side runner. Seats [...]

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Plumbers wanted – will train

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Local plumbing and drain service company has need for service plumbers and/or trainees. Steady work and [...]

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USED 2014 Chevrolet Impala LS

November 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

Your satisfaction is our business! Love Automotive Group has been in the area for over [...]

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September 7th, 2015|0 Comments

For Rent- All you need is your suitcase to occupy this beauty. Call 803.719.2845 Ext. [...]

SENIOR NEWS

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Atria to host pain management program

February 24th, 2016|0 Comments

Atria Forest Lake senior living community will host a presentation on exercise and pain management [...]

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It’s Time to Talk to Your Parents about Drugs

February 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Plenty of programs stress the importance of talking to teenagers about the dangers of drug [...]

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Young people lift the spirits of seniors

February 8th, 2016|0 Comments

DoSomething.org and Meals on Wheels America join forces for third annual Love Letters campaign This [...]

FROM THE WEB

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Sarah Palin’s Arizona Home For Sale

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Another member of the Palin family is leaving Arizona.  First, Bristol Palin sold her Maricopa, [...]

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Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

With the debut of Star Wars it is the perfect time for costume fans to unleash [...]

HEALTH

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Lex Med welcomes new Vice President of Human Resources

April 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Lexington Medical Center has welcomed Brian D. Smith as its new vice president of Human [...]

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Lex Med Women’s Five Miler April 23

April 18th, 2016|0 Comments

Women of all ages will fill the streets of downtown Columbia as Lexington Medical Center [...]

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AAA offers tips for avoiding distracted driving

April 12th, 2016|0 Comments

In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA Carolinas is warning motorists to avoid any activities that divert [...]

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Drug take-back day this Saturday

April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

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Medication disposal day April 30

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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State Museum announces Spring Savings Pass

April 27th, 2016|0 Comments