Richland School District Two officials will soon be holding a career fair to inform prospective bus drivers of the comprehensive salary and the bonus and incentive package designed to attract and keep them in the district.
State and local officials gathered alongside Riverbanks Zoo and Garden staff Tuesday to celebrate the groundbreaking of the future Darnall W. & Susan F. Boyd Aquarium and Reptile Conservation Center.
Metso Outotec will invest three million dollars to relocate within Richland County. The company is a global manufacturer of mining and aggregates equipment, parts and services.
A new breakfast option will fly into Five Points this fall. The Flying Biscuit Café will open its doors sometime between mid-November and early December.
Colleen Graziadei and Cindy Duesler moved to Chapin from New York two years ago to begin their retired living. Although the couple was ready to build a house and settle down a bit, they still did not want to consider themselves "idle." Graziadei and Duesler happened to see a brightly-lit, at…
Camp Cole officially opened in June and welcomed its first group of campers just two weeks later. The Eastover-based 40-acre facility serves children and adults with disabilities, illnesses and other life-changing challenges.
Officials from Columbia's Transitions Homeless Center unveiled a new sign in the facility's kitchen serving area Wednesday, representing an important partnership with two valued donors.
A beloved restaurant in the Batesburg-Leesville community has officially closed its doors after 32 years. Wiz's Eatery, located at 110 Church St., served its final customers last week as owner Jim "Wiz" Wiszowaty decided it was time to retire.
Drayer Physical Therapy Institute opened a second Lexington clinic at 5443 Platt Springs Road in June. A ribbon cutting ceremony was held for the business Tuesday.
Farmhouse 221 opened less than a year ago in Chapin on Beaufort Street. Owner Kerri Hubbard and her husband, Brian, have watched the success of the home decor store grow over the past 10 months. She even recently expanded her inventory to include accent furniture items.
Lovers of cosmetics will soon have a new shopping destination in Lexington. Sephora will open inside the Kohl's department store at 5440 Sunset Boulevard this fall.
Anyone in the Midlands looking to install new flooring, a backsplash, or hard surface covering now has a new local option specialized to fit those needs. Floor & Decor opened Tuesday in Columbia, and the new facility has 80,000 sq.-ft. of options.
Officials from the Irmo Chapin Recreation Commission announced Thursday that Christina Bickley has been named as the new Saluda Shoals Foundation director. She is coming into the position following the retirement of Dolly G. Patton in June.
The Capital City/Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board's annual meeting and 40th year celebration was held last week in Irmo. The meeting served as a way for guests to learn about everything the organization has accomplished this year to promote tourism and economic development in Richl…
Columbia Arts Academy director and owner, Marty Fort, received quite a big surprise donation Wednesday morning, presented by one of his favorite athletes.
We need to “rethink our thinking” to thrive in the continuing pandemic environment, according to small business leaders who spoke at this week’s Northeast Connection and Small Business Breakout. About two dozen area small business, government and education representatives attended the virtua…
Running a 34-acre farm isn’t always an easy job, but it’s a job Brett and McKenzie Flashnick have decided to take on with open arms. The couple officially inherited the Lexington property in 2018, becoming the eighth generation of Brett's family to take ownership of the farm. They have clear…
Wednesday was Overstock Bins' last day open in Lexington. The good news for shoppers is that the store will be relocating to a bigger space about four times the size of its previous location.
Carolina Business Equipment (CBE) was recognized in a ceremony Wednesday for the company's accomplishments in information technology (IT).
Many businesses across the country have been forced to shut down or reduce hours of operation due to the pandemic, but one local business owner has been able to do the exact opposite.
US News & World Report released the rankings for South Carolina's top hospitals this week, and Lexington Medical Center was listed as No. 5. The hospital was also at the top of the list for the Columbia area.
A new development project set to begin on Main Street Columbia in August will soon be creating between 28 to 30 new apartments.
The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber is also a visitor's program, as emphasized by CEO Tim James Monday afternoon. The organization held its first Tourism Symposium at the DoubleTree by Hilton, bringing together representatives from a variety of attractions across the Cayce-West Columbia …
Hire Me SC launched a free online resource for families of people with disabilities. The organization is a statewide workforce development campaign to increase employment outcomes for young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
Officials on behalf of Cason Development Group announced Wednesday that the company has acquired one of the main corners in Columbia's Five Points, at Harden and Devine streets.
Sneakerheads and lovers of nostalgic fashion will have a new outlet to shop their favorite looks come Aug. 14.
Patients at Columbia’s Prisma Health Baptist Hospital can take comfort in knowing they are receiving some of the best nursing care anywhere.
The Lake Carolina neighborhood welcomed a new business to the block Wednesday with the opening of Vinnie's Pizza & Frozen Yogurt Cafe.
Indah Coffee’s location at 1332 Main St. in Columbia is scheduled to permanently close. The store's final day of operation will be Saturday, July 17.
Recent South Carolina unemployment claims show the Palmetto State is one of the fastest economically recovering states from the pandemic, but talking to some local business owners paints another picture.