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Growl at the Moon October 26

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

State Museum will welcome guests to “Growl at the Moon” October 26, from 7 – [...]

Area meat cutters slice on ice in national competition

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

When Texas Roadhouse meat-cutters hit the ice rink at Plex Indoor Sports & Ice in [...]

Rain barrel workshop November 3

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop  November [...]

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LAW ENFORCEMENT

Bigs in Blue program launches

May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

  Big Brothers Big Sisters of Greater Columbia has announced the roll out of the [...]

Spring Valley SRO will not face civil rights charges

January 18th, 2017|0 Comments

  The Justice Department has announced there is not enough evidence to pursue federal criminal [...]

Richland County deputy arrested, charged with domestic violence

December 13th, 2016|0 Comments

A Richland County deputy has been charged with third degree domestic violence.  Lexington County deputies [...]

K9 unit receives $7,000 donation

August 17th, 2016|0 Comments

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and the Richland County Sheriff’s Foundation have received a donation [...]

MILITARY

Airman Quron E. McNeel

October 5th, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman Quron E. McNeel was graduated from basic military training at Joint Base [...]

Columbia native serves aboard guided missile cruiser in Japan

September 20th, 2017|0 Comments

by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Robert Zahn, Navy Office of Community Outreach   A [...]

Combined Insurance at RecruitMilitary Veterans Job Fair in Columbia This Thursday

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

This Thursday, September 21, RecruitMilitary will be hosting its Columbia Veterans Job Fair at the USC [...]

NON PROFITS

Columbia Buddy Walk® set for October 22

October 17th, 2017|0 Comments

COLUMBIA - October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and the time to join Family Connection [...]

Fur Ball Moonlight Gala October 21

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Pawmetto Lifeline, a local No-Kill companion pet organization committed to reducing pet overpopulation in the [...]

Annual River Sweep October 21

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

On October 21 from 9 am to noon, volunteers with Keep the Midlands Beautiful will [...]

BUSINESS

Area meat cutters slice on ice in national competition

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

When Texas Roadhouse meat-cutters hit the ice rink at Plex Indoor Sports & Ice in Irmo this Tuesday October 24, they won’t need skates or [...]

Ameris Bank launches annual food drive

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Ameris Bank announces its 8th annual Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative taking place during [...]

Area families invited to food workshops

October 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Subway restaurants across the Midlands and local food and nutrition experts are celebrating World Food [...]

EDUCATION

Ridge View student places in national competition

October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Ridge View High School senior Kiara Hayes recently competed in the NAACP National ACT-SO Olympics in Baltimore, MD. ACT-SO is the Afro-Academic, Cultural, Technological and [...]

Local student wins national competition

October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

MBA students in the Manderson Graduate School of Business at The University of Alabama Culverhouse [...]

Ridge View student national poetry finalist

October 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Ridge View High School Scholars Academy Magnet for Business and Law sophomore Taryn Lynard is [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

Growl at the Moon October 26

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

State Museum will welcome guests to “Growl at the Moon” October 26, from 7 – 10 pm. The event will feature the Wizard of Oz [...]

Area meat cutters slice on ice in national competition

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

When Texas Roadhouse meat-cutters hit the ice rink at Plex Indoor Sports & Ice in [...]

Rain barrel workshop November 3

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop  November [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

SCE&G announces fall lake levels

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

SCE&G plans to operate Lake Murray throughout the fall and winter within a target range of 354 to 358 feet. This is consistent with SCE&G’s [...]

More than 1 million traveled to view the eclipse

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

Roughly 1.6 million people traveled to or within South Carolina to view the total solar [...]

What you can do to protect our waterways

September 11th, 2017|0 Comments

By Karen Jackson Water Resources Agent – Richland County Clemson Extension   Our waterways here [...]

SPORTS

School Districts hold annual charity basketball game

September 21st, 2017|0 Comments

The Nothing but Net charity basketball game between Richland One and Richland Two employees will take place October 5 at 6 pm at Keenan High [...]

Palmetto Health team saves vision of local high school football player

August 16th, 2017|0 Comments

  Friday night lights and high school football will be starting again soon and Jalen [...]

Bass and BBQ festival set For Forrest Wood Cup Expo

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

No summertime gathering of fishing enthusiasts is complete without barbeque. FLW partnered with the South [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

Rain barrel workshop November 3

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The Lexington Countywide Stormwater Consortium will host a “Build Your Own Rain Barrel” Workshop  November 3, from 9 am to noon in an effort to educate [...]

House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee to Hold Two Additional Hearings

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

The House Utility Ratepayer Protection Committee (HURPC) will hold its fifth and sixth hearings on Monday, October [...]

Wilson named to defense committee

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Congressman Joe Wilson has been appointed to the House-Senate conference committee on the National Defense [...]

COLUMNS

Preparing for success

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

By: Dr. Sabrina J. Suber, principal Summer break is almost over and the scent of a fresh start is in the air. Incoming freshmen and [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

ENTERTAINMENT

Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater grand opening October 26

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Bravo Blythewood, the Town of Blythewood, and the Doko Meadows Park Foundation are proud to present the Palmetto Citizens Amphitheater Grand Opening and Dedication October [...]

British Invasion lands October 22

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College will host an afternoon of friends, family, and music [...]

31,000 visit fair on opening day

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Fair welcomed 31,821 guests on opening day October 11, with a [...]

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1209, 2017

The Quarters Condo for sale

September 12th, 2017|0 Comments

2 bedroom, 2 bath condo with fireplace. Downstairs unit, convenient to downtown shopping. 1100 sq [...]

805, 2017

Boat For Sale

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

09 Hurricane Fun Deck 216RE, 150 Yamaha 204 hrs, new seat covers, E-Z Load Trailer, [...]

1704, 2017

Help Wanted

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

Looking for experienced, mature and dependable employees to work full time, M-F at a very [...]

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 [...]

SENIOR NEWS

Palmetto SeniorCare celebrates national PACE month

September 19th, 2017|0 Comments

For the first time, September is being celebrated as National PACE (Programs of All-Inclusive Care [...]

Social Security depletion year stays the same

August 1st, 2017|0 Comments

The Social Security Board of Trustees has released its annual report on the long-term financial [...]

Home Sweet Home – A Place for Long-term Care

July 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Clark Farley, Nationwide Insurance Agent, Columbia   Have you ever thought about what you [...]

FROM THE WEB

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

Hospital provides tips for helping kids cope with tragic events

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Dr. Robin Welsh Your child saw a frightening story on the evening news. [...]

Evening temperatures drop, mosquitoes still pose a threat

October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Residents and business owners are reminded to practice mosquito safety methods as health officials report [...]

Palmetto Health activated to help hurricane victims

September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Palmetto Health has been activated to assist those who need medical care from Puerto Rico [...]

Growl at the Moon October 26

October 19th, 2017|0 Comments

Rain barrel workshop November 3

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments

Our Military Might

October 18th, 2017|0 Comments