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Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

First Choice Fit® Marcus Lattimore Football Camps Announced   The Xtra Inch, in partnership with [...]

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New laser planetarium shows debuts June 24

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will offer a new laser event this summer starting June [...]

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Zoo offers family movie night

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Enjoy family movie night in the park on select Friday evenings this summer when Twilight [...]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT

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Sheriff receives prestigious award

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Project Josiah Restoration Ministries recently presented Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott with their Distinguished Service [...]

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Youth and Hoops community event June 4

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is inviting the community to the first Youth and Hoops [...]

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Sheriff’s department offers summer camps 

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department will be hosting a number of summer camps for various [...]

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Sheriff offers training for area churches

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department Training Division will host a free training session geared specifically [...]

MILITARY

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Teacher helps grandfather fulfill promise

May 26th, 2016|0 Comments

  It was the fulfillment of a promise made. Matthew Burkett is a World War [...]

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Local residents join Air Force Reserve

May 12th, 2016|0 Comments

Airman 1st Class Alayjah L. Anderson U.S. Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Alayjah L. Anderson [...]

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Legion honors deputies’ service

May 4th, 2016|0 Comments

The American Legion Post 193 has honored 2 members of the Richland County Sheriff’s Department; [...]

NON PROFITS

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Big Brothers Big Sisters announce new board member

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia has announced the appointment of Benjamin “Ben” [...]

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The Family Shelter welcomes new CEO

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Natascha Gochett, current Development Director for Transitions Homeless Center, has been named as the CEO [...]

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Local woman honored as state Big of the Year

June 6th, 2016|0 Comments

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia has announced Julia Evans as Big of the [...]

BUSINESS

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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 14. The funding will be divided between the Meals on [...]

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TD Bank names Regional Vice President

June 14th, 2016|0 Comments

  TD Bank has named Shannon Stephens regional vice president for the Midlands. He will [...]

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Building industry awards grants for flood relief

May 21st, 2016|0 Comments

  Since October 2015, the Building Industry Charitable Foundation has provided grants totaling $115,000 to [...]

EDUCATION

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Blythewood Middle teacher recieves award

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina (SC) Chapter of the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA) celebrated the effectiveness of 145 programs and projects from across the state [...]

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Contest Winner

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Richland Soil and Water Conservation District announced Lake Carolina Elementary School 3rd grader Abigail Lanier [...]

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Richland Two announces new principals

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

Richland School District Two has announced new principals for three elementary schools in the district. [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

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Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

First Choice Fit® Marcus Lattimore Football Camps Announced   The Xtra Inch, in partnership with Select Health of South Carolina’s First Choice Medicaid health plan, [...]

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Lawmakers recommend suspension of recreation director

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

News Briefs   By Al Dozier The Richland County Recreation Commission should suspend Executive Director [...]

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New laser planetarium shows debuts June 24

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will offer a new laser event this summer starting June [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

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DNR offers courtesy boat inspections

May 25th, 2016|0 Comments

In an effort to keep state waterways safe during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend, the S.C. Department of Natural Resources Law Enforcement Division will [...]

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Don’t adopt a ‘lost’ fawn, it’s illegal and likely not abandoned

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

  If a deer fawn is found alone in the woods, leave it there, advises [...]

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Arbor Day Foundation offers tree-care booklet with $3 donation

May 9th, 2016|0 Comments

The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and [...]

SPORTS

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Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

First Choice Fit® Marcus Lattimore Football Camps Announced   The Xtra Inch, in partnership with Select Health of South Carolina’s First Choice Medicaid health plan, [...]

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Local student qualifies to compete at world’s largest rodeo

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Aubrey Delk a rising senior at Spring Valley High School has earned a position on [...]

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National Bowling Champions

June 21st, 2016|0 Comments

Two Richland Two students have earned a national bowling title. Jermaine Baxter, a recent graduate of [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

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Richland Penny Program releases mid-year update

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

  As of the beginning of June 2016, the Richland Penny Program has achieved significant progress in both completing several projects and preparing other projects [...]

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Richland Recycles Day collects 85 tons of waste

June 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Fairgrounds became the epicenter of recycling May 14 as residents dropped [...]

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Sheriff Candidate

May 24th, 2016|0 Comments

James Flowers spoke to the Optimist Club of St Andrews-Irmo May 6. Mr Flowers has [...]

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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New laser planetarium shows debuts June 24

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will offer a new laser event this summer starting June 24. Friday Night Laser Lights will run every fourth Friday [...]

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Zoo offers family movie night

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Enjoy family movie night in the park on select Friday evenings this summer when Twilight [...]

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State Museum announces new exhibit on race

June 1st, 2016|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum has announced its new traveling exhibit, RACE: Are We So [...]

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2701, 2016

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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FOR RENT

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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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 [...]

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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 [...]

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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Doctors offer tips to prevent heat stroke deaths in children

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

Pediatric critical care physician Jason Peck, M.D., pediatric intensivist at Palmetto Health Children’s Hospital, has [...]

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Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

First Choice Fit® Marcus Lattimore Football Camps Announced   The Xtra Inch, in partnership with [...]

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Lex Med nurses earn Palmetto Gold Award

June 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Three Lexington Medical Center nurses have received the Palmetto Gold award this year. Benjamin Amberg, [...]

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Fit camp coming to area

July 6th, 2016|0 Comments

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Zoo offers family movie night

June 8th, 2016|0 Comments