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Blythewood will officially launch the holiday season on Sunday, Nov. 28 when it flips the switch on its town Christmas tree. The traditional annual tree lighting will begin at 5 p.m. in front of Town Hall and will include live music and refreshments. Organizers also promise a visit from a ce…

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Family and friends are preparing to gather this week to enjoy a festive, loving time with one another. Local non-profit, Palmetto Place, is also preparing, but they are opening their three homes to house homeless youths during the holiday season.

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Health and holidays are two words that cause many to cringe as delicious dishes are being paraded on the family table during Thanksgiving, Christmas, and the New Year. So, how do those trying to keep the pandemic pounds off and maintain their healthy eating habits survive during this holiday…

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"Jewelry is a way to connect love and feelings," said Scott Satterfield, jewelry consultant for Traditions Fine Jewelers. Along with a host of others, he attended the ribbon cutting for the store's newest location in the Sandhills Shopping Center Friday morning.

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Get ready for an exciting baseball season. The Columbia Fireflies announced Wednesday their game times and promotional highlights for the upcoming 2022 season. 

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Officials from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that the DMV will be returning to in-car road tests for regular licenses as of Nov. 15. The change will be for all branch offices across the state.

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Blythewood area residents who’ve come to depend on the town’s Farmers Market for fresh produce, eggs and other items will still be able to “shop local” all winter. The market’s regular season ends Nov. 17, but a winter market will pick back up the week after Thanksgiving, according to market…

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed Wednesday afternoon that a fox found near Brunner Circle and High Pointe Drive in Blythewood has tested positive for rabies. Three dogs were exposed and will be quarantined as required in the SC Rabies Control Act, a…

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Veterans looking to continue a career of service can take part in a Veterans’ Virtual Career Fair happening Nov. 9. The goal is to provide veterans an opportunity to explore career opportunities with more than 35 state agencies and institutions of higher education.

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Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and is the second leading cause of cancer death. Localized breast cancer has a 99% survival rate if detected early, which is why the Columbia VA Health Care System is encouraging women Veterans to get screened for breast cancer during O…

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Trick-or-treating is back this Halloween; however, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means there are extra factors to consider when planning your activities. The American Red Cross is offering tips and more to help keep families and loved ones safe. 

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If you hear bells jingling and carols humming on the streets of Blythewood in the next several weeks, don’t be surprised: it’s probably local businesses, organizations and residents getting ready for the return of the town’s annual Christmas parade.

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Richland County officials are offering residents a significant incentive to get vaccinated at an upcoming vaccination drive. The event is part of the county's incentive program, and the first 250 unvaccinated Richland County residents will receive a $100 gift card.

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For the first time since a new classification was added in the SC High School League, a team other than Lexington was crowned Region 5-5A girls' golf champion.

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Northeast Richland County residents have an opportunity soon to voice their opinions on plans to widen parts of Spears Creek Church Road between Two Notch Road and Interstate 20. Richland County Transportation will host a public input session on the project from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Thursd…