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Three Kings Day Celebration January 21

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The annual Three Kings Day Celebration has been rescheduled for January 21 from 11 am [...]

Regional summer arts program taking nominations

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Tri-District Arts Consortium Summer Program. Middle school [...]

Shepherd’s Center offers winter programs

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

The Shepherd’s Center of Columbia is offering its Winter Educational Interfaith Program, Adventures in Learning. [...]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT

Sheriff’s Department Major receives award

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff’s Department Major Stephany Snowden was awarded the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. [...]

Spring Valley SRO will not face civil rights charges

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

  The Justice Department has announced there is not enough evidence to pursue federal criminal [...]

Richland County offers exchange safety zones

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

In light of multiple incidents involving citizens being lured into locations to become victims of [...]

Cops and Lobsters raise $3,500 for Special Olympics

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Red Lobster raised $3,500 for Special Olympics South Carolina. [...]

MILITARY

SC school superintendents support for military-connected students

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

South Carolina school district superintendents and senior leaders from the Active Duty military, the National [...]

Airman Mercedes A. Tomey

December 12th, 2016|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman Mercedes A. Tomey graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San [...]

USC raising funds to preserve Marine Corps footage

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

  The University of South Carolina has acquired nearly a century of Marine Corps film [...]

NON PROFITS

Babcock Center names Employer of the Quarter

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Each quarter, Babcock Center recognizes an employer who has not only hired people with lifelong [...]

Local Club supports Midlands Paddleboard team

January 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

  The Lake Murray Paddle Club presented a check for $4,000 to the Area 7 [...]

Local men, business honored with Green Awards

December 14th, 2016|0 Comments

The Keep the Midlands Beautiful (KMB) hosted a Gala for a Greener Midlands December 9. [...]

BUSINESS

TCube Solutions expanding local operations

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

TCube Solutions, a software services provider, is expanding its existing operations in Richland County by investing $1.7 million in moving into a new facility and [...]

Blythewood Seafood Emporium & BBQ Haven

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

  Blythewood Seafood Emporium & BBQ Haven recently opened their doors in Magnolia Shopping Plaza [...]

Dave & Buster’s planning February opening

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Dave & Buster’s is slated to open its 94th location in February 2017, and looking [...]

EDUCATION

 Richland 2 reviews minority recruiting, mentoring

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   The Richland District 2 School Board received a summary at its January 10 meeting on continuing efforts to use minority businesses [...]

Richland Two offers incentives to bus drivers

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

At its December 13 meeting, the Richland Two Board of Trustees approved the implementation of [...]

Junior Scholars

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Muller Road Middle School has a number of students who have been named 2016-2017 Junior [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

Three Kings Day Celebration January 21

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The annual Three Kings Day Celebration has been rescheduled for January 21 from 11 am - 2 pm at the newly renovated Richland County Decker [...]

Regional summer arts program taking nominations

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2017 Tri-District Arts Consortium Summer Program. Middle school [...]

Shepherd’s Center offers winter programs

January 6th, 2017|0 Comments

The Shepherd’s Center of Columbia is offering its Winter Educational Interfaith Program, Adventures in Learning. [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Sesquicentennial offers first day hikes

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Sesquicentennial State Park is offering First Day Hikes January 1 starting at 10 am Participants are invited to join a park ranger for a guided [...]

State drought status changes

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

After meeting at the South Carolina Forestry Commission December 1, the South Carolina Drought Response [...]

Clemson, state working to rebuild fox squirrel population

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

There was a time when fox squirrels were abundant in South Carolina, and a Clemson [...]

SPORTS

Player of the Week

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland Northeast High School’s James Fuller-Davis, was selected as WLTX Player of the Week recently. He is an A/B Honor Roll student on the varsity [...]

Savitz named National Coach of the Year

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

December 13, the National Soccer Coaches Association of america named Philip B. Savitz, River Bluff [...]

Bojangles’ Basketball Bash this weekend

December 7th, 2016|0 Comments

Bojangles’ and Ridge View High School officials have announced the fourth-annual Bojangles’ Bash will feature [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

County continues efforts to eradicate human trafficking

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Several officials gathered this week to reiterate the message that human trafficking will not be tolerated in Richland County. During a news conference held January [...]

Richland County accepting applications for grants

January 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Beginning January 1, the funding cycle will open for Richland County Accommodations Tax, Hospitality Tax [...]

More fixes planned for recreation commission

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

By Al Dozier   There’s more to come as local officials seek to fix the [...]

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

Night at the Museum this weekend

January 12th, 2017|0 Comments

  The South Carolina State Museum is giving families a chance to experience a night at the museum, this Friday January 13 through Saturday, January [...]

EdVenture kicks off winter activities

December 5th, 2016|0 Comments

  All families are invited to some holiday fun this season at EdVenture’s Gingerbread Jamboree, [...]

Piano and Pastrami to be held December 4

November 30th, 2016|0 Comments

The Columbia Jewish Heritage Initiative, a partnership of Historic Columbia, and the Tree of Life [...]

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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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SENIOR NEWS

Social Security, VA partnership means faster disability decisions for veterans

November 28th, 2016|0 Comments

The Social Security Administration has announced the launch of a new Health IT initiative with [...]

SCE&G provides support to Senior Resources

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Senior Resources received a $15,000 grant from SCE&G to support the agency’s programs June [...]

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 [...]

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

Providence Health appoints new Board of Trustees

December 29th, 2016|0 Comments

Providence Health recently appointed a new Board of Trustees. Susie H. VanHuss, PhD will serve [...]

Providence first in midlands to offer special heart implant

December 27th, 2016|0 Comments

Providence Health is the first hospital in the Midlands to offer patients with non-valvular atrial [...]

Palmetto Health welcomes new facility dog

December 20th, 2016|0 Comments

Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, in partnership with Palmetto Animal Assisted Life Services (PAALS), recently welcomed [...]