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Bowl With The Force March 25

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia is getting ready for Bowl for Kids’ Sake, [...]

Sesqui offers children’s birding program

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Sesquicentennial State Park is offering a Children’s Birding program at 9 am, March 11. Come [...]

Weatherfest 2017 at EdVenture Saturday March14

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture and the National Weather Service (NWS) are teaming up for Weatherfest 2017 at EdVenture [...]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT

SCE&G warns of phone scams

March 1st, 2017|0 Comments

South Carolina Electric & Gas is urging customers to be aware of the latest phone [...]

What to do if your identity is stolen or you’re scammed

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott stated that the Richland County Sheriff’s Department continues to take [...]

Lower Richland Fire Station to be fully staffed

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Residents of Lower Richland can expect first responders to be on the scene of emergencies [...]

Man arrested for sexual assault

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced the arrest of Wardell Wages, 55, charged with [...]

MILITARY

Local cadets named to Citadel Summerall Guards

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Earning a position on The Citadel’s Summerall Guards is among the highest honors a member [...]

Sgt. Marc Price

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

  Army Sgt. Marc Price  has deployed overseas in support of Atlantic Resolve. Atlantic Resolve is [...]

Veterans to be interred March 3

February 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Legionnaires from American Legion Post 193 of Chapin will lay to rest the cremated remains [...]

NON PROFITS

File your taxes for free

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

MyFreeTaxes is a free, safe and easy way for anyone earning $64,000 or less to [...]

Babcock Center Gives Back to Its Community

March 20th, 2017|0 Comments

The folks at the Batesburg/Leesville Work Activity Center believe in giving back to the community.  [...]

Project Care Coalition honored at national forum

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

  On February 7, The Project CARE Coalition was one of 171 community coalitions honored [...]

BUSINESS

Networking Expo

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Bill Danielson (l) of DataPay and J.D. Hackett of Prudential Financial Services were vendors at SchmoozaPalooza Networking Expo hosted by the Columbia Chamber of Commerce. [...]

AT&T Fiber expands connection speed

April 10th, 2017|0 Comments

AT&T is now offering a 1 gigabit connection on its 100 percent fiber network powered [...]

SCE&G offers springtime tips

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Spring is officially here, and SCE&G is reminding customers of measures they can take to [...]

EDUCATION

World Read Aloud Day

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

On February 16, students in 3rd grade classes at Lake Carolina Elementary Upper Campus celebrated World Read Aloud Day. The classes partnered with 3rd grade [...]

Spring Valley student named Coca-Cola Scholar

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Jenning Chen, a senior at Spring Valley High School, has been recognized as one of [...]

Musical Roadshow

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Blythewood Middle music department traveled to Catawba Trail and Round Top Elementary Schools February [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

Bowl With The Force March 25

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia is getting ready for Bowl for Kids’ Sake, and this year’s theme is “Bowl With The Force.” Bowl [...]

Sesqui offers children’s birding program

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Sesquicentennial State Park is offering a Children’s Birding program at 9 am, March 11. Come [...]

Missionaries visit local church

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Fair Lawn United Methodist Church welcomed Missionaries Darrell and Christina Cheeks for a family [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in March, get free trees

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the arrival of spring by planting trees. Join the Arbor Day Foundation in [...]

Public comment open for 2017 aquatic plant management plan

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Millions of dollars have been spent to control the growth of invasive plants like hydrilla [...]

SCPRT’s chief of staff awarded the Order of the Palmetto

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Amy Duffy, the chief of staff for the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & [...]

SPORTS

Ridge View basketball player scores 1000th point

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Ridge View High School’s Armanii Grice who scored her 1000th point for the Blazers February 14. During the girls game against York Comprehensive High School, senior [...]

Richland Northeast’s Weigle named new football coach

March 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

  Bennett Weigle is taking over the football playbooks at Richland Northeast High School. He’s [...]

Area basketball shakes up region

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Irmo and Dutch Fork varsity basketball teams moved up -- and [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

Richland releases 2016 report on transportation

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

An upswing in passenger commutes on The Comet bus system and the completion of several road and pedestrian projects are among the highlights of the [...]

House Passes FY2017-2018 Budget

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Agrees to a fiscally conservative and responsible financial package (Columbia, SC) - House Speaker Jay [...]

Residents asked to shape county through ordinance rewrite

March 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Residents are asked to share their visions for the future of their communities as Richland [...]

COLUMNS

Prepared and ready to take on the world

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Ridge View High School PrincipalDr. Brenda Mack-Foxworth   I shook the hands of 333 graduates in June. As they accepted their diplomas and [...]

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 [...]

Teamwork and fan support

March 8th, 2016|0 Comments

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

ENTERTAINMENT

Zoo needs votes

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

With only one week left to vote, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden remains among the top five in USA Today's 10 Best Readers' Choice travel award [...]

Smith named State Fair general manager

March 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Fair has named Nancy L. Smith the fair's new general manager, [...]

Weatherfest 2017 at EdVenture Saturday March14

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture and the National Weather Service (NWS) are teaming up for Weatherfest 2017 at EdVenture [...]

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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

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SENIOR NEWS

AARP survey shows opposition to health care reform bill

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Senior News, HealthAARP has released the findings of a survey that said a majority of [...]

AARP launches campaign keep investors alert

March 5th, 2017|0 Comments

With Americans losing tens of billions of dollars annually to investment fraud schemes, what mindsets [...]

AARP launches campaign to protect medicare

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

AARP today launched a comprehensive campaign to protect Medicare in the face of proposals by [...]

FROM THE WEB

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, [...]

Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

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

HEALTH

AARP survey shows opposition to health care reform bill

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Senior News, HealthAARP has released the findings of a survey that said a majority of [...]

Providence using new procedure to treat Parkinson’s

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

On March 3, gastroenterologist Dr. Rajeev Vasudeva performed a new procedure to evolve medical treatment [...]

Healthy Learners hires new fund development associate

March 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Healthy Learners is proud to announce and welcome Aundrea’ Simons as the organization’s fund development [...]

Bowl With The Force March 25

March 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Missionaries visit local church

March 9th, 2017|0 Comments