Columbia

Will Muschamp says Tigers have a “really good football team” at pre-Clemson press conference, Tuesday

USC enters the field during 2001 versus Wofford, Saturday. ColaDaily photo.  Transcript of USC head football coach Will Muschamp’s pre-Clemson press conference, from the USC Athletics Department. Opening Statement “We’ve got Clemson here at Williams Brice at 7:30. Looking forward to one of the great rivalries in all of college football. We’re certainly playing much better and coaching much better…

Columbia Fire rescues cats from burning house

CPD photos. The Columbia Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire call Monday. It was in the 1600 block of Gamewell Drive. There were no injuries reported by the CFD. The fire was extinguished. No one was in the residence at the time of the fire, according to the CFD, but several cats were rescued. Three cats and one…

S.C. Treasurer Curtis Loftis awards winners of Facebook Future Scholar Sweepstakes

State Treasurer Curtis Loftis has announced the winners of the privately funded Future Scholar Holler Facebook Sweepstakes. To enter the sweepstakes parents across the state were asked to post a photo on Facebook of their child sporting USC or Clemson gear with the hashtag “#FutureScholarHoller” for a chance to win $529 in college savings; and a football prize pack. The…

Woodfield Systems USA, Inc. opening operations in Richland County, to create 50 Jobs

Woodfield Systems USA, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of bulk liquid and gas handling equipment, is locating a new manufacturing center in Richland County. With a capital investment of $1.5 million, the company is expected to create 50 new jobs. Woodfield Systems USA is a wholly-owned entity of India-based Woodfield Systems International, a premier design, manufacturing and sales organization, providing…

Coroner identifies Columbia man who was shot to death

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name the name of the individual who died after a shooting incident Saturday evening. The incident took place on Mountain Brook Drive, Columbia. Beethoven Romain, 29, of Ulmer Road, Columbia, was transported from the scene  by Richland County EMS to Palmetto Health Richland Memorial Hospital where he died at 10:14 p.m., Saturday.  An…

USC gets win No. 8 over Wofford

South Carolina defeated Wofford by a score of 31-10 Saturday. South Carolina was up 14-3 at halftime. Wofford scored a TD to open the second half. But the Gamecocks thwarted the Terriers and prevailed. USC is now 8-3 with No. 2 Clemson coming to Columbia next Saturday. Wofford falls to 9-2.

Coroner identifies man killed in Rosewood Drive crash

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died as a result of being involved in a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday.  The incident occurred at 1830 Rosewood Drive, Columbia. David Newell, 22, of Tugaloo Avenue, Columbia, was the driver of a moped that was struck from behind by another vehicle.  Newell was transported by Richland…

Round 3 high school football playoff scores

GoFlashWin.com Dutch Fork wins. Click for link Round 3 high school football playoff scores for Midlands teams Barnwell 21 Batesburg-Leesville 14 Brookland-Cayce 28 Timberland 12 Dillon 34 Gilbert 7 Dutch Fork 28 Summerville 8 Emerald 28, Fairfield Central 14 Fort Dorchester 66 Spring Valley 24 Saluda 30 Lee Central 26 Wardlaw Academy 72 – Northside Christian Academy 22

1 person dead, says Columbia Police, after collision involving a moped and a truck

A moped driver involved in a collision, on Wednesday in Columbia, died Thursday. The crash happened on Rosewood Drive. The victim, age 22, was hit from behind by a speeding truck driven by a 23-year-old, according to a report from the Columbia Police Department. The incident occurred around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday. According to police investigators, it is believed that the…

Man charged with stalking, detonating M-80 at Lexington Cost Cutters

Robert Howard Adams – LCDC photo. Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green is reporting that Robert Howard Adams, Jr., 43, of Columbia, has been arrested by the Lexington Police Department and charged with Stalking and the Use of a Destruction Device. Beginning in late October, Robert Adams is believed to have been involved in stalking a victim who lives in Lexington…

Photos – Christmas season is officially underway with Vista Lights

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Round 3 high school football playoffs preview, by Tyler Cupp

Lower Richland travels to Hatrsville – GoFlashWin.com photo By Tyler Cupp Round 3 of the playoffs at a glance in the Midlands   EMERALD (9-3) AT FAIRFIELD CENTRAL (7-3) The Griffins of Fairfield Central put Class 3A on notice last week when they knocked off Newberry. In a slight upset, they defended home field by knocking off the Bulldogs 14-7….

SCE&G to cut utility rates by an average of $5 a month to appease angry rate-payers

Keller Kissam, SCE&G president of retail operations, and incoming president. (File photo)  SCANA announced, Thursday, that it plans reduce the utility bills of customers in the wake of its failure to complete the construction of two nuclear reactors. The giant power company also announced it will purchase a gas-fired power plant in place of the reactor-generated energy. “We’ve heard our customers’…

The magnificent Gervais Street Bridge has a history all its own

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Rock, blues maven Elle King will headline Columbia’s Famously Hot New Year’s party

Elle King will perform live at S.C.’s largest New Year’s Eve party, the free Famously Hot New Year celebration in downtown Columbia,. on Dec. 31. She is a singer-songwriter, guitarist, bassist and banjoist famous for her hit single “Ex’s and Oh’s,” and internationally renowned for her unique sound encompassing rock, soul, blues and country. Since #FHNY is on a Sunday night this year, we’re encouraging visitors to make a long weekend of it!  www.famouslyhotnewyear.com…

Minnie’s Auto Service has female customers in mind

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Blythewood man killed Monday night in crash on Screaming Eagle Road

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died after a single-vehicle collision on Monday, sometime after 10 p.m. The incident occurred at 2900 Screaming Eagle Road Extension, Eastover. Brentley Richard Borer, 48, of W. Wessex Way, Blythewood, was the restrained driver of a vehicle that left the road and overturned after striking a tree….

S.C. Secretary of State Mark Hammond announces Scrooges and Angels for 2017

South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced Thursday the Scrooges and Angels lists of 2017. Ten Angels as well as one Honorary Angel were recognized at a press conference and honored with a reception in the Secretary of State’s Office following the announcement. The Angels honored represent organizations that exemplify charitable giving in South Carolina. Representatives from all organizations…

EdVenture to host Gabrielle Goodwin, kidpreneur and owner of GaBBY Bows

Gabrielle Goodwin EdVenture announced today that Gabrielle Goodwin, owner of GaBBY Bows, will be there Saturday, presenting her workshop “Big Courage: How I Went from a Shy Kid to Kid CEO” and will also be doing a book signing for her new book, Gabby Creates the Perfect Hair Bow. The first workshop will start at 11:00 am, with the book…