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Museum offers family astronomy workshops

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

The State Museum is offering a new series of workshops November 18; January 20 and [...]

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture has announced its schedule of events and programs that highlight the holiday season and [...]

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker starting November 21

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. The holiday classic Features international guest artists, a [...]

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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

Blythewood sailor continues 75 years of Seabee tradition

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

By Lt. Lorna Mae Devera, Navy Office of Community Outreach GULFPORT, Mississippi - “We Build, [...]

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 [...]

NON PROFITS

Volunteers needed to prepare free tax returns

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Columbia’s working poor need help with the completion of their annual tax returns. For many, [...]

Midlands Green Award Nomination open until November 15

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

The Midlands Green Awards are being presented by Keep the Midlands Beautiful and will be [...]

Therapy dog celebrates service anniversary

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

When 2-year-old yellow lab and golden retriever mix, Chiver, was selected to help motivate children [...]

BUSINESS

Ameris Bank helping fight hunger

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Ameris Bank’s 8th annual company-wide Helping Fight Hunger food drive initiative collected more than 999,000 non-perishable food items in October that were donated to food [...]

Share the warmth with local businesses

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Mast Store is helping Share the Warmth in all its communities by holding a coat [...]

Job Fair to be held Wednesday

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments

Dutch Square Center will be hosting a job fair  this Wednesday, November 15 from 3 - [...]

EDUCATION

Students pledge against gun violence

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Bengal Battalion team competes

October 27th, 2017|0 Comments

On October 14 the Bengal Battalion Drill and Rifle team traveled to Camden Military Academy [...]

Lake Carolina school earns green designation

October 26th, 2017|0 Comments

Lake Carolina Elementary Lower Campus has been named a Certified Green Steps School. Nature Club [...]

COMMUNITY NEWS

Museum offers family astronomy workshops

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture has announced its schedule of events and programs that highlight the holiday season and [...]

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker starting November 21

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. The holiday classic Features international guest artists, a [...]

NATURAL RESOURCES

Residents Asked to be Mindful of Abnormally Dry Weather Conditions

November 1st, 2017|0 Comments

Even after last recent inclement weather resulting in about a half-inch of rainfall, precipitation across Richland County has been scarce ever since Tropical Storm Irma [...]

Solar Heats Up

October 25th, 2017|0 Comments

Demand increases for alternative energy source There has never been a better time to buy [...]

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 [...]

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

Volunteers needed to serve on boards and commissions.

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

Wilson Praises House Passage of Bill

November 16th, 2017|0 Comments

Bill Funds Military, National Security Projects & SRS Congressman Joe Wilson issued the following statement [...]

House Pre-files Utility Ratepayer Protection Legislation Package

November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Six bills included protect ratepayers and reform state agencies involved in VC Summer collapse (Columbia, [...]

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

Museum offers family astronomy workshops

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

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 [...]

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture has announced its schedule of events and programs that highlight the holiday season and [...]

Carolina Ballet presents The Nutcracker starting November 21

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Thanksgiving week only at The Township Auditorium. The holiday classic Features international guest artists, 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

Last beam placed at top of new patient care tower

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington Medical Center’s clinical expansion project reached an important milestone November 9 with a topping [...]

Palmetto Health recruiting for advisory council

November 22nd, 2017|0 Comments

Palmetto Health Patient and Family Advisory Council now is accepting applications. The council is a partnership [...]

Lex Med to host free pulmonary hypertension lecture November 13

November 5th, 2017|0 Comments

Lexington Medical Center will host a free physician lecture on pulmonary hypertension inside the Michael [...]

Museum offers family astronomy workshops

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

EdVenture Holiday Schedule

November 24th, 2017|0 Comments

Job Fair to be held Wednesday

November 9th, 2017|0 Comments