The Richland County Assessor’s Office has completed its 2019 countywide reassessment and anticipates mailing out reassessment notices at the end of the month. In accordance with state law, a reassessment is conducted every five years to ensure all real property is valued fairly. Richland County has 173,700 parcels of realContinue Reading

Followers of today’s political news are treated to plenty of fireworks, fanfare and theatrics. There’s talk of contempt charges and constitutional crises, of tariffs and of the emergence of socialism in American politics. Presidential candidates are making grand promises and are ratcheting up the rhetoric as they elbow for theContinue Reading

The Miss South Carolina Pageant will be held 8 pm June 29 at the Township Auditorium in Columbia. The winner will receive a $60,000 scholarship and compete at the Miss America pageant. The Miss South Carolina Teen Pageant will be held 8 pm June 28 at the Township. The winnerContinue Reading

Special needs participants from all over the Midlands, and their families, will spend a day at Lake Murray enjoying waterskiing on an adaptable ski, tubing, and kayaking. The event will be held June 21. Special needs children over the age of six and adults are welcome. Families and siblings areContinue Reading

By W. Thomas Smith Jr. The South Carolina Black Belt Hall of Fame (SCBBHOF), the Palmetto State’s premier martial arts organization, announced the endorsement of Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott in his bid for re-election one hour prior to a campaign-kick-off reception for Lott at Gregg Park in Columbia, MayContinue Reading

Former NFL Great Deion Sanders visited his son Shiloh Sanders this past week at USC. Shilioh is an incoming freshman on the USC Gamecocks Football Team , He will play Defensive Back just like his father. While in Columbia, SC, Deion went out to the indoor facility and worked outContinue Reading

Allen Johnson and Jeffrey Vandenberg of PPG Aerospace Coatings Present a grant check to members of the Celebrate Freedom Foundation at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, SC on Tuesday, June 11, 2019. PPG has been a long term supporter of the Foundation’s education and workforce development programs. 

It’s not just uncomfortable outside – it’s dangerous. We haven’t reached the hottest days of the season, and there is already a very real threat of serious illness and/or death related to the heat and humidity. There are several factors that can make an individual more susceptible to heat-related issues.Continue Reading