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Spring Valley – River Bluff. GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link. Airport 14, Aiken 6 Bamberg-Ehrhardt 27 Batesburg-Leesville 21 OT Brookland Cayce 40 Edisto 15 Chester 35 Camden 14 Dreher 14, Orangeburg-Wilkinson 12 Dutch Fork 55 White Knoll 14 Eau Claire 37 C.A. Johnson 0 Gilbert 28 Strom Thurmond 21 Gray Collegiate 27 Fox Creek 6 (Thursday night) Hammond 42…

5 top high school football games in Week 8, By Tyler Cupp

By Tyler Cupp GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link 5 games to watch in Week 8 around the Midlands. Also, see analysis of Shrine Bowl and Mr.Football selections made this week. LUGOFF-ELGIN (5-3, 2-0) AT HARTSVILLE (6-1, 2-0) First place is on the line in Region 6-4A between the Demons and top ranked #3 Red Foxes, as you can label…

Catfish sundae creator loves traveling with the fair

1/4Megan, Shawna Hagy Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Catfish Sundae 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Catfish Sundae 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Catfish Sundae Show Caption Hide Caption By Karamie Sullivan One of the motivating factors for many visitors to the South Carolina State Fair is to try the wide variety of food available. Each year it seems there are even…

Artists create intricate sand sculpture at S.C. State Fair

1/4The Glenns Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Sand Sculpture 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Sand Sculpture 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Sand Sculpture Show Caption Hide Caption By Karamie Sullivan One of the returning attractions that the South Carolina State Fair offers is the huge mound of sand that two people craft into an intricate sand sculpture. Every year the artists…

S.C. State Fair opens Wednesday, here are some fair details

SC State Fair Image – (Use Permitted) 2017 S.C. State Fair – Ready for Countdown The 148th South Carolina State Fair in Columbia opens Wednesday and runs through Oct. 22. The location of the fair is Rosewood Drive and George Rogers Boulevard. Here are a few things patrons need to know. Last day for discounts on tickets, rides is Tuesday…

Recap of Week 7 high school football games – Push for the post season

GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link By Tyler Cupp 7 key games from Week 7. Run for the playoff.  It’s getting very interesting. GILBERT-33 BROOKLAND-CAYCE-14 The Indians are just that good. Gilbert stays undefeated on the season with a big statement win over rival Brookland-Cayce. Cody Temples had 2 first half touchdowns on his way to 155 yards on the…

Week 7 high school football scores

Dutch Fork defeats Lexington (GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link) Ben Lippen  34  Orangeburg Prep 7 Cardinal Newman 30  Heathwood Hall 0 Cathedral Academy 51  Newberry Academy 15 Chapin 43  A.C. Flora 0 Chester 48   Columbia 28 Clinton 28   Mid-Carolina 26 Dreher 22   Lower Richland 13. Dutch Fork 29, Lexington 7 Fox Creek 27  Eau Claire 22 Gilbert 33   Brookland…

Week 7 Midlands high school football preview – games with playoff implcations

Gilbert at BC 2016. (GoFlashWin.com Photo – Click for Link) By Tyler Cupp BROOKLAND-CAYCE (4-2, 1-0) AT GILBERT (6-0, 1-0) This is probably the game of the week in the Midlands. Gilbert has not been slowed down at all on offense, but one can also argue they have not been tested yet. With region play now in full swing, the…

Recap of Week 6 in high school football, by Tyler Cupp

 By Tyler Cupp OW at AC Flora (GoFlashWin.com – Click for link) LEXINGTON-41 RIVER BLUFF-19 The Lexington Wildcats are now 4-0 against rival River Bluff. The Wildcats(5-2, 2-1) outscored the Gators (2-5, 1-2) 27-6 in the second half to secure their second region win of the season. It’s also the largest margin of victory in the series as the previous…

Saturday’s Rosewood Art and Music Festival has “good vibe”

1/4Rosewood 1, taken by Grace DuBose. Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4Rosewood 2, taken by Grace DuBose. Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4Rosewood 4, taken by Grace DuBose. Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4Rosewood, taken by Grace DuBose. Show Caption Hide Caption The 7th annual Rosewood Art and Music Festival drew thousands of people to Columbia’s Rosewood neighborhood Saturday, and many said this year’s edition…

Woman arrested, charged with leaving scene of fatal accident Monday night

The S.C. Highway Patrol said a woman has been arrested in connection to a fatal accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on US 378 on Sept. 25. Link to fatal hit-and-run collision involving pedestrian Daija Alexis Ricks has been charged with leaving the scene of an accident involving death, according to Cpl. David Jones of the S.C. Highway patrol. A State…

High school football Week 6 preview features region play

Westwood travels to Lancaster in Week 6 (G.oFlashWin.com Photo – Click for link) By Tyler Cupp  Region play is officially underway for all teams in the Palmetto state. The first 6 or so games is more of a gage and tune-up before the playoff push really begins. Teams can start 0-6 or 1-5 and still make the playoffs in the…

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…

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…

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…

Richland County Sheriff’s Foundation holds golf tournament to raise funds for officers, K9s

1/7Golf tournament 1 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/7Golf tournament 2 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/7Golf tournament 3 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/7Golf tournament 4 Show Caption Hide Caption 5/7Golf tournament 5 Show Caption Hide Caption 6/7Golf tournament 6 Show Caption Hide Caption 7/7Golf tournament 7 Show Caption Hide Caption By Karamie Sullivan About 120 people traveled to the Columbia Country…

Warrants provide more details of Empire Supper Club shootings

The Columbia Police Department has released warrants that reveal a narrative of behind the Vista shooting that occurred early Saturday morning. Eight people were wounded in the incident that happened near the Empire Supper Club, at 920 Park Street (at Lady Street) at about 2:15 a.m. Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said Saturday it is believed the shooting involves a…

High school football’s winners and losers – Week 4 recap

By Tyler Cupp  Chapin scored 5 consecutive TDs on Brookland-Cayce to lead 35-0 at the half. (GoFlashWin.com photo- Click for link.) NEWBERRY-22  FAIRFIELD CENTRAL-21 Win or go home. That was the philosophy by Newberry coach Phil Strickland on Friday night as he opted to go for a two point conversion instead of kicking the extra point. Newberry was victorious and escapes Winnsboro…

Vista shooting not random, Empire Supper Club license revoked, “unnerving” incident

City Manager Teresa Wilson and Chief Skip Holbrook. By Terry Ward and Allan Wallace  Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook said that no one is in custody in connection to the Vista shooting, that happened early Saturday. Holbrook, with Columbia City Manager Teresa Wilson spoke at a noon Saturday press conference. The shooting victims, four females and four males, range in age…

Coroner identifies Columbia man shot to death early Saturday morning

Richland County Coroner Gary Watts has released the name of the individual who died early Saturday morning as a result of being involved in a shooting incident shortly after 1 a.m.   The incident took place at 2420 Hertford Drive, Columbia. Dameon Farrand, 37, of Willow Oak Drive, Columbia died at the scene.  An autopsy indicated that Mr. Farrand died from a gunshot…

Multiple people hit by gunfire in Columbia’s Vista, life threatening injuries

CPD photo of the scene early Saturday morning. Multiple people were shot in the Columbia Vista early Saturday morning, according to a Columbia Police report. Police are looking for the person or people who did it. Columbia Deputy Police Chief Melron Kelly, spoke to the media around 1 a.m. He said a “shots-fired” call came into police. The area of…