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McDaniels Automotive Group raises $507,370 for 3D mammography at LMC

The 2018 McDaniels Automotive Group Gala and Golf Classic raised $507,370 for Lexington Medical Center to expand the 3-D mammography initiative throughout our hospital’s network of care. Pictured are Former USC Head Football Coach Steve Spurrier;  Suzanne Pucci; Bill McDaniels of McDaniels Automotive Group;  LMC’s Barbara Willm, and LMC’s Tod Augsburger

Boutique Hotel Trundle offers “sparkle” to Columbia

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Panera Bread donating cookie sale proceeds to MUSC’s Autism initiative

Michelle Renew of the Dude, Danielle Covelli of Covelli Enterprises, with Marie Stover and Colin Jones of Midlands Media Group. Covelli Enterprises, the largest franchisee of Panera Bread,  launched its “Pieces of Hope for Autism” cookie campaign, Monday.  The campaign will be conducted until Sunday, within Autism Awareness month for a project of the Medical University of South Carolina. “We’re…

Underground Columbia reopening; what are the chances?

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Capital City Women’s Expo held at Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center, Saturday

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Lexington’s Lidl grocery store cuts ribbon, welcomes hundreds at grand opening

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Five Points Foundation donates a total of $49,000 to local nonprofits

St. Pat’s in Five Points 2018 has come and gone, but its impact lasts much longer than green dye. Thursday, the Five Points Foundation donated a total of $49,000 from the festival proceeds to 33 local nonprofit organizations. The nonprofits supplied volunteers to help make St. Pat’s a success, handling tasks including recycling more than 5,000 pounds of trash and…

Midlands Media Group introduces FIZZ, internet radio site

Click for link to FIZZ Radio The owners of 94.3 The Dude, and ColaDaily have incorporated another media outlet. Link to FIZZ Radio – The Sound of Soda City FIZZ – The Sound of Soda City, is a local internet radio format that is specifically geared toward the Columbia area. The type of music FIZZ offers is “Album Adult Alternative,” similar…

Capital City Women’s Expo is Saturday

There will be vendors, food, wine, and a variety of attractions for women of all ages this weekend at the Capital City Women’s Expo. The event is from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m., Saturday at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. Executive Director Sheri Bennefeld said she thinks it’s a great way for ladies to spend their Saturday. “There’s going to…

Chapin’s Doza Rizen opens new store in Ballentine

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Nike Palmetto Cup high school soccer tournament begins Tuesday

Special to ColaDaily  The Nike Palmetto Cup has undergone quite an evolution. The tournament started in 1993 as the Brookland-Cayce Classic by co-founder and former Bearcats’ head coach Kevin Heise and his brother Kyle. In 2002, it became the Palmetto Cup. For six years, the tournament has been recognized as the NIKE Palmetto Cup to reflect the sponsorship from the…

Miyo’s on Forest Drive set to reopen after kitchen fire

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Luxury apartments coming to Cayce’s Guignard Brickworks property

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Kiawah Island Golf Resort breaks ground on substantial expansion

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Club Pilates, Wayback Burgers and Wings Place open in Lexington Square

Lexington Square from the air. Club Pilates, Wayback Burgers and Wings Place have joined the lineup at Lexington Square, the commercial development on Sunset Boulevard of S.J. Collins Enterprises. The three new retailers are projected to open this year. A nearly 50,000-square-foot Lowes Foods grocery store opened at the retail center last year. The merchants open now include Clean Juice,…

Changes come for Bogart’s restaurant with move

Brooke See and Jason Jones of Bogart’s It’s been a year-and-a-half since Bogart’s restaurant moved to Platt Springs Center in Three Fountains. The popular spot was opened by Jason Jones in Triangle City in 2001. Jason is a Brookland-Cayce High School graduate, and Bogart’s had become a landmark at 530 12th Street in West Columbia. But the old Bogart’s building…

Tylar Rose formal wear store holds ribbon-cutting in West Columbia

1/3Tylar Rose 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Tylar Rose 3 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Tylar Rose 2 Show Caption Hide Caption Tylar Rose, a formal wear store, held a “Business After Hours and Ribbon Cutting” Thursday with the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce. Tylar Rose is at 1230 C Avenue, West Columbia. Pictured are: Left to right: Brianna Bailey,…

Greater Lexington Chamber’s 9th Annual Spring Oyster Roast is Thursday

The Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Board’s 9th Annual Spring Oyster Roast is from 6 pm. until 10 p.m. Thursday at The Grove on Augusta (formerly Harmon’s Tree Farm.) The Annual Spring Oyster Roast, presented by Lexington Medical Center, is one of the Greater Lexington Chamber and Visitors Center’s signature spring events you don’t want to miss. While you eat…

Lexington Lidl scheduled to open in April

Lidl grocery store in Lexington There’s a new building that is catching the eye of many drivers down Hwy 378 in Lexington. This oddly-shaped venue is the site of Lidl grocery store. The franchise originated Germany. The Lexington store is at 5215 Sunset Boulevard. Lidl will hold hold its grand opening Thursday, April 5. According to the company’s website, there…

District 5 Supt. Dr. Stephen Hefner receives Irmo Chamber Lifetime Achievement Award

Jeremiah Davis, Greater Irmo Board of Directors Chair; Dr. Stephen Hefner, School District Five Superintendent; and Kerry Powers, Chamber President and CEO. Lexington-Richland School District Five Superintendent Dr. Stephen Hefner was presented with the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Greater Irmo Chamber of Commerce on March 14. An active board member of the Chamber, Hefner was acknowledged for his commitment…

Lexington 2 District Office, B Avenue Arts Center being sold for $4.32 million

1/3District Office Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Still Hopes 9th Street and Still Hope Drive Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3Still Hopes construction site beside District Office in 2017. Show Caption Hide Caption Contributed by Dawn Kujawa/Lexington Two Communications  Two Lexington Two School District-owned properties along 9th Street in West Columbia are under contract to be sold. The sales contract with Still…

S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis returns nearly $47,000 to Richland 2 School District

Richland 2 School Board Chairman Craig Plank and SC Treasurer Curtis Loftis. State Treasurer Curtis Loftis returned nearly $47,000 to Richland County School District 2 Wednesday, an increase of $10,000 more than the district thought it was to receive. On March 1,  Loftis announced that his office had identified a total of $193,697.38 of unclaimed property for state school districts…

S.C. Supreme Court rules Richland County Penny Tax not spent properly, council to hold meeting Friday

The South Carolina Supreme Court has ruled in favor of the South Carolina Department of Revenue, agreeing that Richland County, since 2016,  improperly spent part of the county-wide Penny Tax. The DOR said that Penny Tax money should go only to transportation projects. But a 2016 audit by the SCDOR discovered that Penny Tax funds were being used on non-transportation projects….