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House Pre-files Utility Ratepayer Protection Legislation Package

Six bills included protect ratepayers and reform state agencies involved in VC Summer collapse (Columbia, SC) – House Speaker Jay Lucas (District 65-Darlington) issued the following statement after pre-filing six individual bills intended to protect [...]

By |November 10th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Loftis Announces Winners of FutureScholarHoller Sweepstakes

Two South Carolina Football Fans Selected from Facebook Entries for College Savings Prize Pack and Scholarship State Treasurer Curtis Loftis announced the winners of the privately funded Future Scholar Holler Facebook Sweepstakes, which called on [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Job Fair to be held Wednesday

Dutch Square Center will be hosting a job fair  this Wednesday, November 15 from 3 - 6 pm. In an effort to help employers prepare for their workforce needs for the holiday season, the second chance job [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Business, Events|0 Comments

Troublesome club closed down

Thee Whiskey Tavern has closed its doors for the final time. Richland County Sheriff Lott  said the club at 200 Zimalcrest Drive was a hotbed for illegal activity. “Over the course of three years our [...]

By |November 9th, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Richland County Chief Deputy County Attorney doubles as Reserve Judge Advocate

Bradley T. Farrar, Chief Deputy County Attorney for Richland County As a second-year law student at the University of South Carolina, little did Bradley Farrar know how his life would change after noticing a recruitment [...]

By |November 7th, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Opera House Oyster Roast November 12

The annual Oyster Roast benefitting the Newberry Opera House will be held November 12 from 5 to 8pm at the Waldrop Farm in Newberry. The roast features Oysters from Bowen’s Island as well as other [...]

By |November 6th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Midlands Green Award Nomination open until November 15

The Midlands Green Awards are being presented by Keep the Midlands Beautiful and will be presented December 1 at the 6th Annual Gala for a Greener Midlands. The Midlands Green Awards were created to recognize [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|Non Profit|0 Comments

Lex Med to host free pulmonary hypertension lecture November 13

Lexington Medical Center will host a free physician lecture on pulmonary hypertension inside the Michael J. Biediger Auditorium at 2728 Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia November 13 at 6 pm. Pulmonary hypertension is a disease [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|Events, Health|0 Comments

EngenuitySC announces programs

EngenuitySC, the Columbia-based economic development nonprofit focused on enhancing the Midlands’ competitiveness and prosperity, has announced its programming for the upcoming year. Projects include What’s Next Midlands, the Midlands Regional Competitiveness Report, Richland One STEAM [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|Education|0 Comments

Students pledge against gun violence

United States Attorney Beth Drake has announced members of the United States Attorney’s Office and their local, state, and federal law enforcement partners began visiting schools across South Carolina, to meet with students and conduct [...]

By |November 5th, 2017|School News|0 Comments