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Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Several community events are taking place in the coming weeks, including a Councilman’s annual public [...]

Church family night dinner this Sunday

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Larry Dunster, Chairman of the Fair Lawn Methodist’s  Mission Committee, and Pastor Scott Bratton recently [...]

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture announces its summer camp registration is open as of February 15. Beginning June 4 [...]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT

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 [...]

Graffiti bandit paints his way to jail

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott has announced the arrest of Jonathan Cecil Brown,  28. He [...]

MILITARY

West Columbia man inducted into hall fame

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

William N. Cobb, a resident of West Columbia, was inducted into the S.C. National Guard [...]

Dickerson to support Fort Jackson’s anniversary

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

As Fort Jackson gears up to celebrate its 100 year anniversary,  Richland County Council Chair [...]

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 [...]

NON PROFITS

Keep the Midlands Beautiful earns national recognition

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Keep America Beautiful presented Keep the Midlands Beautiful with its President’s Circle Award recognition at [...]

Help feed the hungry this Valentine’s Day

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Mast General Store in Columbia is partnering with Harvest Hope this weekend, February 11 [...]

Litter pick up this weekend

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Keep the Midlands Beautiful Volunteers will be removing litter from roads throughout Lexington, Richland Counties [...]

BUSINESS

Local firm recognized by its peers

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

GWA, Inc. was presented with two awards at the ACEC-SC 2017 Engineering Excellence Awards gala February 7 at the Columbia Museum of Art. GWA received [...]

Southeastern Freight Lines promotes Michael Owings

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Southeastern Freight Lines has announced Michael Owings has been promoted to director of corporate planning. [...]

SCE&G announces recycling totals for 2016

January 31st, 2017|0 Comments

SCE&G has announced it recycled more than 560,000 tons of materials last year. The company [...]

EDUCATION

Blythewood JROTC Keeps the Midlands Beautiful

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

On February 3, Blythewood High School JROTC, in partnership with Keep the Midlands Beautiful, participated in roadside clean up. Instead of participating in physical training, [...]

Future Leaders

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland Northeast High School students recently competed and placed at the Future Business Leaders of [...]

MTC President inducted into Richland One hall of fame

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames has been inducted into the Richland County [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Several community events are taking place in the coming weeks, including a Councilman’s annual public address and an African American History Month celebration. For a [...]

Church family night dinner this Sunday

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Larry Dunster, Chairman of the Fair Lawn Methodist’s  Mission Committee, and Pastor Scott Bratton recently [...]

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture announces its summer camp registration is open as of February 15. Beginning June 4 [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Oriole survey, Great Backyard Bird Count February 17-20

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) will conduct an annual Baltimore Oriole Winter Survey February 17-20 in conjunction with the Great Backyard Bird Count. [...]

Richland County taking applications for conservation projects

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

Local organizations can apply for funding that supports projects aimed at preserving Richland County’s natural [...]

Clemson Extension offers backyard poultry workshop

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The Clemson University Cooperative Extension Service in Lexington County, in partnership with the Lexington County [...]

SPORTS

Area basketball shakes up region

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

By CT McDonald   Irmo and Dutch Fork varsity basketball teams moved up -- and down -- the Region 5 ladder over the past week [...]

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. [...]

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 [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Several community events are taking place in the coming weeks, including a Councilman’s annual public address and an African American History Month celebration. For a [...]

Richland County begins replacing Oak Trees

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Tree-lined streets will again be a hallmark of the Landon Place subdivision now that a [...]

Conservation Winners

February 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County Councilman Calvin “Chip” Jackson, District 9, recently recognized students Abrianna Nicole McClerklin of [...]

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

Sparkleberry Country Fair announces 2017 events

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

The Sparkleberry Country Fair is announcing its 2017 Fair week schedule. The week begins with the fourth annual 5kRun/Walk event April 22, at the Clemson [...]

State Museum presents Valentine event

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum will kick-off Valentine’s Day celebrations with Amore Under the Stars [...]

‘Becoming Harriet Tubman’ show set for February 4

February 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Acts Metro, a social services nonprofit that works with families in crisis to move them [...]

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January 27th, 2016|0 Comments

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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 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 [...]

Get replacement social security tax forms online with ease

January 25th, 2017|0 Comments

By Chris Jenkins, Public Affairs Specialist Social Security Administration   It’s that time of year [...]

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 [...]

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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, [...]

Doberman "Stormtrooper"

December 18th, 2015|0 Comments

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

HEALTH

Columbia Heart launches redesigned website

February 12th, 2017|0 Comments

On January 26, Columbia Heart announced the launch of their redesigned website, www.colaheart.com. New features [...]

Healthy learners names new program manager

February 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Healthy Learners has hired registered nurse Jennifer Cooke as its new program manager for Healthy [...]

LRADAC extends walk-in times

February 7th, 2017|0 Comments

LRADAC is now offering extended walk-in hours for new adult clients. The agency’s new Assessment [...]

Richland County to host a number of events

February 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Church family night dinner this Sunday

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture offers youth camps

February 15th, 2017|0 Comments