The Town of Blythewood will honor area military veterans with a celebration from 3 to 5 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 8 at Doko Meadows Park amphitheater.
“Alzheimer’s is not taking a hiatus during COVID-19 and neither are we,” said Alexis Watts, Midlands director of the Alzheimer’s Association, and all over the Columbia area Saturday, people proved her right.
Midlands residents might see a few "shooting stars" this week in the night sky, due to the Orionids meteor shower caused by pieces of Halley's Comet.
Santa’s elves will once again get a little help this year from the Blythewood Artists Guild. Despite the pandemic, the guild’s 11th annual Holiday Market will take place Nov. 5 through 7 at Doko Manor in Blythewood.
If you think a cold beer and a hot bratwurst are hard to beat on a crisp fall day, throw in a polka band under sunny skies and you have the perfect Oktoberfest.
Election day is Nov. 3, and South Carolinians will have to decide whether to reelect US Senator Lindsey Graham for a fourth term, or if the tides have changed in the Palmetto State. Graham is opposed by Democratic Senate nominee Jaime Harrison, who entered the race in May of 2019.
South Carolina’s teen birth rate is the 11th highest in the nation, and the numbers for Black and Hispanic teen pregnancies and for sexually transmitted infections among teens are even more alarming.
UPDATED: Santiago has been found safe less than a mile from the facility from which he walked away. He will be evaluated by EMS to make sure he's okay, according to RCSD.
The Doko Championship Rodeo is bucking off the challenges of the coronavirus and heading back to Blythewood’s Community Park Arena Nov. 6 and 7.
Richland County will hold several mask giveaways in the next few weeks as part of continuing efforts to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
As in-person absentee voting begins Monday in South Carolina, the presidential election is getting most of the attention. However, one other federal government race and many more at state and local levels will also be on the ballot.
Camp Discovery has joined the growing list of businesses and organizations hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic - and now desperately needs money, according to Amy Ellisor, the camp’s executive director.
Perennial state power Lexington and Gilbert ranked 1-2 in its respective classifications for the first S.C. High School Golf girls’ rankings.
Representatives from the SC State Fair are looking for students' artwork to be featured in the 2020 drive-through State Fair. This year, large work will be best for displaying purposes.
The Blythewood Historical Society & Museum is set to begin the second phase of its new museum design. The planned work includes updating the museum’s exhibits, according to historian and consultant Staci Rickey of Access Preservation. Phase three will involve renovations to the building …
German beer may or may not be strong enough to conquer the coronavirus, but the pandemic isn’t going to stop Blythewood’s Oktoberfest. The second annual celebration of fall and all things German is set for Saturday, Oct. 17 at Doko Meadows Park.
The key to driving more business is knowing what problem you solve for customers — and then being able to communicate it clearly, according to Jared Clary with Splash Omnimedia.
Fishing tackle, antiques, socks and artwork are just a few of the countless “treasures” tempting bargain hunters this weekend at the Big Grab, the annual 50-mile-long yard sale through Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro.
Current and former South Carolinians can find out if they have any extra money lying around by visiting the State Treasurer’s Office online. In order to find out if they have any missing money, residents can search for themselves, their family and their friends on Treasurer.sc.gov for free.
Governor Henry McMaster along with SCDHEC officials addressed South Carolinians Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on visitation at nursing homes across the state.
Governor Henry McMaster wrote a letter to the chairman of the South Carolina board of Health and Environmental Control Friday, requesting up-to-date visitation guidelines for guests to visit loved ones at nursing homes.
United States Attorney Peter M. McCoy, Jr., announced Thursday that Brian Leroy Watson, Jr., 48, also known as “B” or Lil B,” of Blythewood, was arrested on a federal indictment charging nine counts of human trafficking and attempted human trafficking. Watson was also charged on three counts…
Dan Ramsay knows what it’s like to have trouble moving around. He injured his knees running track in high school and couldn’t walk properly for 26 years, until he found a surgeon willing to replace both knees two years ago.
Professional golfers along with seniors and amateurs are gathering at the Cobblestone Golf Club in Blythewood for the South Carolina Women's Open. The event began Thursday morning and continues through Sunday.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Wednesday that 70 school districts in South Carolina will be receiving $10 million worth of personal protective equipment for the upcoming school year. He made the announcement from the Anderson Institute of Technology.
It was just two days before Christmas when Navy corpsman Frank Kmetz was out on a routine patrol in Vietnam — until he was sent flying through the air by a mine explosion.
“My business is built on relationships,” said Nick Annan, a senior manager with Elliott Davis, an accounting consulting firm based in South Carolina.
The hundreds of area residents who visited Blythewood’s Rib Fest cookoff in March did more than enjoy grilled meat and tangy sauce — they also helped raise $6,000 the Blythewood Chamber donated this week to two area nonprofits.
Camp Discovery in Blythewood has launched a campaign to raise $35,000 to replace its dilapidated and storm-damaged picnic tables and benches.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday to address plans for the upcoming school year. Since March 16, students across the state have completed instruction through e-learning, and plans had not been formally addressed for the fall.
Blythewood area residents will have a new dining option starting Monday. Zaxby’s restaurant will open at 221 Blythewood Road on July 13 for drive-through service, following a ribbon-cutting ceremony that morning.
Tony Clyburn has been working in radio since he was a freshman in high school. Originally from New York, he moved to the Midlands in the late 80s and quickly became a beloved community radio personality.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster along with state epidemiologist Linda Bell held a press conference Wednesday to provide a COVID-19 update and urge the public to act responsibly during the Fourth of July weekend.
Many Fourth of July events were cancelled this year in an attempt to follow social distancing protocols in South Carolina. However, Midlands residents can still celebrate the holiday at the following events:
Born and raised in a military family, Julian Phillips moved from Texas to Columbia in the third grade so his parents could train at Fort Jackson.
Temperatures are known to be "famously hot" during the summer in the Midlands, but that doesn't keep residents from exploring outside - especially when swimming is an option and social distancing is still an important factor. Whether hiking, fishing, floating, or boating is your preferred ac…