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Newberry Luau August 19

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The Newberry Opera House Guild will be hosting its semi-annual Luau August 19 at 7 [...]

Hearts & Hands concert August 24

August 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Hearts & Hands Disaster Recovery (HHDR) has designated August 24 for Hearts & Hands Harmony, [...]

Carolina Cottage grand opening Saturday

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

AC Flora/USC graduate Blakely Byrd will celebrate the grand opening of her second business this [...]

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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

Homes for Our Troops Motorcycle Ride

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Homes for Our Troops Motorcycle Ride will hold it’s 14th Annual Run on Sunday, August [...]

Airman 1st Class De’vonne K. Lykes

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

U.S. Air Force Airman 1st Class De'vonne K. Lykes graduated from basic military training at Joint [...]

Columbia veteran receives service dog

July 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

US Army veteran SGT Jason New recently returned home after completing the Florida-based, national service [...]

NON PROFITS

LRADAC receives Working Well awards

August 14th, 2017|0 Comments

  LRADAC has been recognized by Working Well for achieving the highest standards of excellence [...]

Spring Valley Rotary names new officers

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The Spring Valley Rotary Club recently installed new officers to lead the club for the [...]

Homes for Our Troops Motorcycle Ride

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Homes for Our Troops Motorcycle Ride will hold it’s 14th Annual Run on Sunday, August [...]

BUSINESS

Fatz hires Brian Dukes

August 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Fatz Southern Kitchen, best known for its Southern cuisine and hospitality, has announced the hiring of Brian Dukes as Director of Culinary. Dukes will be [...]

Carolina Cottage grand opening Saturday

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

AC Flora/USC graduate Blakely Byrd will celebrate the grand opening of her second business this [...]

Business celebrates 40 years by cleaning up Lake Murray

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Wateree Dive Center has been celebrating 40 years of business with three Clean the Lake [...]

EDUCATION

Midlands Tech president elected to national board

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Midlands Technical College President Dr. Ronald L. Rhames has been elected to serve on the Board of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC). Founded [...]

Richland Two National Merit scholars announced

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

Seven Richland School District Two graduates have been named College-Sponsored National Merit Scholarship winners. These [...]

Preparing for success

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

By: Dr. Sabrina J. Suber, principal Summer break is almost over and the scent of [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

Newberry Luau August 19

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The Newberry Opera House Guild will be hosting its semi-annual Luau August 19 at 7 pm during Newberry Eclipse Fest. The event will feature music [...]

Hearts & Hands concert August 24

August 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Hearts & Hands Disaster Recovery (HHDR) has designated August 24 for Hearts & Hands Harmony, [...]

Carolina Cottage grand opening Saturday

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

AC Flora/USC graduate Blakely Byrd will celebrate the grand opening of her second business this [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Sesqui offers eclipse preparation

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Sesquicentennial State Park is offering eclipse 101 programs August 12 and 19 at 10 am. The “Total Eclipse of the Park,” event invites participants to [...]

Wildlife Center’s rescue mission helps animals

July 23rd, 2017|0 Comments

By Sydney Amodio   At the Carolina Wildlife Center, volunteers and trained staff members alike [...]

Join the Arbor Day Foundation and plant 10 Trees

July 17th, 2017|0 Comments

  Forests across America are a prized natural resource, and anyone can help plant trees [...]

SPORTS

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 Carolina BBQ Association to add some flavor to the 2017 [...]

Forrest Wood Cup returns to Lake Murray

August 3rd, 2017|0 Comments

The Forrest Wood Cup, the world championship of professional bass fishing, will return to Lake [...]

Blythewood athlete nominated for service award

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Blythewood native Gabe Brandner has been nominated for the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team. [...]

GOVERNMENT / POLITICS

Questions to ask when politicians set sights on your wallet

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Richard Eckstrom By Richard Eckstrom S.C. Comptroller   It’s one of the central debates of American politics: the age-old dispute between those who [...]

Guardian ad Litem Program seeks more male volunteers

August 8th, 2017|0 Comments

Across South Carolina, there is a shortage of men advocating for children in court. Cass [...]

County seeks input about housing and development

July 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Richland County is seeking public input about its recently drafted plan to address housing and [...]

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

Newberry Opera House prepares for 20th season

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

National and internationally known performances are coming to the Newberry Opera House in its 20th season. From Comedian Henry Cho to Pianist Michelle Cann; there [...]

State Museum tickets on sale for August eclipse

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

The South Carolina State Museum has announced tickets are on sale for its 2017 Total [...]

Zoo names new president

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has announced the promotion of Thomas K. Stringfellow to president and [...]

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Boat For Sale

May 8th, 2017|0 Comments

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

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Help Wanted

April 17th, 2017|0 Comments

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

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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 [...]

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Plumbers wanted – will train

January 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Local plumbing and drain service company has need for service plumbers and/or trainees. Steady work and [...]

SENIOR NEWS

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 [...]

AARP survey shows opposition to health care reform bill

April 6th, 2017|0 Comments

Senior News, HealthAARP has released the findings of a survey that said a majority of [...]

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"

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

HEALTH

Palmetto Health offers book bag safety tips

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

  A new school year is just around the corner and parents are busy stocking [...]

Palmetto Health offers eclipse vision protection tips

August 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Columbia will be home to the longest total solar eclipse for a metro area on [...]

Palmetto Health earns national award

August 2nd, 2017|0 Comments

Palmetto Health has been awarded the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) NOVA Award for improving community [...]

Newberry Luau August 19

August 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Hearts & Hands concert August 24

August 13th, 2017|0 Comments

Carolina Cottage grand opening Saturday

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Dreher class of 1968 to hold reunion

August 9th, 2017|0 Comments