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The Force is strong with Dr. Jernigan

Dr. Chris Jernigan and his Team were at it again!  They hosted screenings of the highly anticipated new movie, Star Wars: The Last Jedi on Saturday, December 16th at Regal Theaters in the Village at [...]

By |January 25th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Richland County announces board vacancies

Richland County residents can take active roles with local government by applying to serve on one of several boards, committees and commissions. “We value the input, consideration, recommendations and time and energy our board and [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Government|0 Comments

SCANA pays more than $209 million in taxes

SCANA Corporation and its subsidiaries paid South Carolina counties more than $209 million in property taxes for property assessed in 2017. “These funds are essential to the counties throughout the state,” said Iris Griffin, chief [...]

By |January 18th, 2018|Business|0 Comments

Volunteers needed to prepare free tax returns

Columbia’s working poor need help with the completion of their annual tax returns. For many, the tax return, with its earned income and childcare credits, is a roadblock to receiving a much-needed tax refund that [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Museum offers family astronomy workshops

The State Museum is offering a new series of workshops November 18; January 20 and February 24 from 5 pm until 8 pm The workshops are designed for anyone looking to buy a telescope or [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Last beam placed at top of new patient care tower

Lexington Medical Center’s clinical expansion project reached an important milestone November 9 with a topping out ceremony. This significant event occurs when the last beam is placed atop a structure during its construction. The top [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Health|0 Comments

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

EdVenture has announced its schedule of events and programs that highlight the holiday season and offer guests ways to celebrate. All events and programs are free with museum admission unless indicated. Specific times vary. Visit Edventure.org for [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Volunteers needed to serve on boards and commissions.

The Richland Legislative Delegation's Application Review Committee, chaired by Representative Joe McEachem, will be accepting applications from persons who wish to serve as volunteers on the following: Richland/Lexington Airport Commission, Columbia Area Mental Health Board, [...]

By |November 24th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker starting November 21

Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. The holiday classic Features international guest artists, a company of over 150 performers together with full Orchestra and chorus. Performances are November 21 and 22 at 10 am, [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Palmetto Health recruiting for advisory council

Palmetto Health Patient and Family Advisory Council now is accepting applications. The council is a partnership among health care practitioners, patients and families that will lead to the best outcomes and enhance the quality and safety [...]

By |November 22nd, 2017|Health|0 Comments