Richland County

Clean Eatz, healthy lifestyle restaurant, coming to Columbia

Clean Eatz on Susset Blvd., Lexington. (Clean Eatz Photo) A new Clean Eatz restaurant is coming to Columbia. The new restraunt will be at 5550 Forest Drive, NAI Avant announced Monday morning. Clean Eatz will be in 2,871-sq.-ft. of retail space. Clean Eatz is a healthy lifestyle restaurant featuring meal plans, family meals, kids meals, catering, smoothies, gift cards, supplements,…

West Columbia’s State Street – A new hot spot with a rich tradition of commerce

1/10State Street looking north toward Meeting Street. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/10State Street 1940s (Randy Clark Submitted Image) Show Caption Hide Caption 3/10S.C. Rep. Micah Caskey. Show Caption Hide Caption 4/10Randy Clark on the second floor of the old Clark’s Beauty Shop. Show Caption Hide Caption 5/10Clark’s renovation. Show Caption Hide Caption 6/10State Street looking south. Show Caption Hide Caption…

Recap of Week 5 in high school football, by Tyler Cupp

By Tyler Cupp Lexington-Spring Valley (GoFlashWin.com – Click for link.) LEXINGTON 41 IRMO 21 The Lexington Wildcats (4-2, 1-1) handed Irmo their second straight defeat in the Battle of the Dam. The Yellowjackets (4-2, 0-2) trailed by just a touchdown heading into the final quarter but Lexington pulled away. Jordan Hiller had over 150 yards rushing and 2 scores to…

Columbia Fire battles fire on Nightingale Drive

CFD photo Crews from the Columbia Fire Department responded to a house fire call late Saturday night. It was in the 7900 block of Nightingale Drive. The CFD reported heavy fire through the roof with a full team working to put out the fire. There were no reported injuries. Firefighters quickly extinguished the fire on first floor. Crews also worked…

Gamecocks come off the mat, defeat La. Tech in a thriller

1/3Gamecocks Show Caption Hide Caption 2/3Former USC aast. coach Skip Holtz and former Gamecock OL and sideline reporter Langston Moore Show Caption Hide Caption 3/3stats Show Caption Hide Caption It was an excruciating day for the Gamecocks, but it ended in beautiful fashion for the Garnet and Black. Embattled kicker Parker White hit a 31-yard field goal with :07 on…

Columbia man, 66, faces 15 child pornography charges

Robert Probanski, Sr., 66, of Columbia has been arrsted. He faces 15 charges connected to the exploitation of a minor, according to S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson who announced the arrest Friday. Investigators state Probanski possessed and distributed multiple files of child pornography. Probanski was arrested Tuesday. He is charged with ten counts of sexual exploitation of a minor, second…

Week 5 high school football scores

Bamberg-Ehrhardt 26 Edisto 0 Ben Lippen 55 – Pinewood Prep 21 Brookland-Cayce 28 Gray Collegiate 12 Dutch Fork 67 Westwood 7 Fairfield Central 41 AC Flora 32 Gilbert 48 Dreher 34 Hammond 56 Cardinal Newman 21 Lancaster 27 Lugoff-Elgin 24 Lewisville 42 C.A. Johnson 14 Lexington 41 Irmo 21 North Augusta 34 Strom Thurmond 21 North Myrtle Beach 63 Camden…

Columbia Police seek information about 25-year-old Dail Dinwiddie disappearance

Columbia Police Department investigators announce that this weekend marks the 25-year anniversary of Dail Dinwiddie’s disappearance. A $20,000 reward is still being offered in the case. The 23-year-old disappeared on Sept. 24, 1992 after attending a U2 concert at Williams-Brice Stadium. She was last seen with friends at approximately 2 a.m. at Jungle Jim’s in Columbia’s Five Points. The Dinwiddie…

Lexington County working with Pawmetto Lifeline to handle cats

Pawmetto Lifeline Photo In an effort to address the stray cat population and reduce the euthanasia rate of cats in the county, Lexington County Council adopted an ordinance on June 26, implementing the Community Cat Program in Lexington County. The new arrangement was announced by Lexington County by press release Friday morning. The program, which will take effect on Oct….

I-77 reopened after Friday morning crash

CPD photo Interstate 77 northbound has been reopened Friday morning after a crash shut down all lanes near Two Notch Road. The Columbia Fire Department reported the accident. Columbia Fire said all lanes were blocked just after 7:30 Friday morning. The lanes were reopened about half an hour later. The S.C. Highway Patrol also reported the crash

Week 5 High School Football Preview by Tyler Cupp

Gray Collegiate QB Hunter Helms (GCA Photo) By Tyler Cupp It’s week five of the high school football season. Here is the preview for some of the Midlands’ big games. BROOKLAND-CAYCE (3-2) AT GRAY COLLEGIATE (4-1) -Game to be played at Sprit Communications Park in Columbia This year, Brookland-Cayce will take on the War Eagles of Gray Collegiate. The Bearcats…

Woman found dead on Two Notch Road is identified by coroner

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who was found dead Wednesday, in a wooded area located at 6620 Two Notch Road, Columbia. Leona Monique Pack,44, of East Chapel Road, Columbia, was found at approximately 10 a.m.  An autopsy indicated that Pack died from homicidal violence. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is investigating the incident.

Eclipse was the largest tourism event in state’s history

Solar Fest West (ColaDaily Photos) The Aug. 21 total solar eclipse attracted more than a million-and-a-half visitors to South Carolina, according to the SC Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism. It was the largest tourism event in the state’s history. The SCDPRT reports that 1.6 million people came to – or traveled within- the state to view the eclipse. With…

Lizard’s Thicket serves 12,000-a-day, celebrating 40 years

By Karamie Sullivan Lizard’s Thicket in Cayce. (ColaDaily Photo) If you live in the Midlands, there’s a chance you have been inside one of the 14 Lizard’s Thicket restaurants around Columbia, Irmo, and Lexington. This collection of home-cooking restaurants is about to be celebrating its 40th anniversary. As Lizards Thicket marks four decades, its owners are making an effort to…

Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigating body found on Two Notch Road

The Richland County Sheriff’s Department currently has investigators trying to determine what happened to a female who was found dead and covered in trash. An employee who was cleaning the area around 6620 Two Notch Road found the female victim unresponsive around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning. It appeared she had been there for some period of time before she was…

Unattended cooking causes house fire on Bluff Road

CFD photos. The Columbia Fire Department was on the scene in the 4600 block of Bluff Road, Wednesday,  for a residential structure fire. The house was fully involved when crews arrived. Firefighters extinguished the fire and there are no reported injuries. An investigation revealed the fire was accidental and started because of “unattended cooking.” Nine people were displaced because of…

S.C. Attorney General Alan Wilson joins coalition to prohibit sanctuary cities

SC Attorney General Alan Wilson South Carolina Attorney General Alan Wilson joined a multistate coalition in supporting the right of individual states to prohibit sanctuary cities within their borders. Sanctuary jurisdictions — cities and localities that prohibit or otherwise obstruct cooperation between federal and local officials on immigration enforcement — defy the rule of law and deprive law enforcement of…

Midlands Media Group named Business of the Year at Cayce-West Columbia Chamber Gala

1/8Tina Washington, Giles Insurance, with Brad Giles. Co-Volunteer-of- the-Year. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/8Brett Mabe House of Raeford, middle, with Clint King, Gregg Pinner. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/8Daniel Bailey, Lexington 2 Teacher of the Year with Dr. Bill James and AHS Principal Brad Coleman. Show Caption Hide Caption 4/8Debbie Summers, Citizen of the Year, with Clint King, Gregg Pinner….

Transcript of USC head football coach Will Muschamp’s pre-Louisiana Tech press conference

Will Muschamp at Saturday’s game versus Kentucky. (ColaDaily Photo) Muschamp Press Conference – 9/19/17 – Week #4 – Louisiana Tech   Opening Statement “(We play) Louisiana Tech here this Saturday at Williams-Brice at 3:30 pm. Again, I want to thank our fans for last Saturday night and the great environment they created for us. We need to coach and play…