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.
Richland County Sheriff’s Department investigators are seeking community assistance in identifying a man involved in a shooting at a local restaurant.
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.
South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed Wednesday that a stray, white kitten with orange coloring on its ears, paws, tail and face (also known as a Siamese flame point) tested positive for rabies.
Prisma Health Midlands Foundation officials are moving the 31st Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon +5K to a fully virtual event in 2021. The change comes due to the rise of COVID-19 cases and the surge caused by the Delta variant. The decision was announced Monday.
Game day this week in Columbia meant more than just football, as hundreds of people gathered to compete in a much older sport, one with roots going back to the Roman Empire.
The Gamecock football team rallied from 14-0 down Saturday afternoon at East Carolina for a 20-17 win as Parker White booted a 36-yard field goal on the game’s final play. The Gamecocks improved to 2-0 on the young season thanks to White’s heroics and a defense that kept the game close while…
In Columbia, in Cayce, on campus at the University of South Carolina, and all across the country, people paused Saturday morning to remember and reflect on a Tuesday morning 20 years ago.
Regardless of the temperature in Columbia, the first day of fall is less than two weeks away, and City Roots Farm is hosting an early celebration of the arrival of autumn.
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.
Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford released the name of the pedestrian who was struck by a driver around 9 p.m. Wednesday. The incident occurred in the 700 block of Oakland Ave. in Columbia.
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.
Columbia and West Columbia city councils held meetings Wednesday to discuss reinstating mask mandates. Both city councils approved emergency ordinances, and Columbia's mandate takes effect immediately. West Columbia's will begin Friday at 6 a.m.
Officials from Carolina Together, the nonprofit in charge of carrying out the Gervais Street Bridge Dinner, made the announcement Wednesday that the October dinner will be canceled.
Officials from the South Carolina State Fair announced Wednesday that discount fair admission and ride tickets are now on sale through Tuesday, Oct. 12. Patrons can save up to 50% by purchasing their tickets in advance at SCStateFair.org, or at participating Circle K locations.
The Auntie Karen Foundation will host its 17th annual Legends of Concert series Friday at 8 p.m. with a special guest lined up to perform.
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…
It's almost time to pull out the fall decor and start ordering those pumpkin spice lattes. The autumn season officially begins Sept. 22, but the South Carolina State Farmers Market will be hosting the annual Fall Arts & Crafts Market a few days beforehand. The event will be held Sept. 18…
Lieutenant Craig Augenstein graduated from the Naval Academy in 1987. After the academy, he went to nuclear power school and became a nuclear officer on a submarine in Charleston. In his five years of service, he went on a couple deployments to the Mediterranean and just north of the Arctic Circle.
The game is important, but any Gamecocks fan will tell you winning the tailgate matters too. With Williams-Brice Stadium back at full capacity for a University of South Carolina home game for the first time since 2019, the crowd was ready and got things started long before the kickoff.
The Shane Beamer Era of Gamecock football opened in a positive way Saturday night in Columbia, a 46-0 win over FCS member Eastern Illinois. Quarterback Zeb Noland passed for four touchdowns and ZaQuandre White rushed for 133 yards including a 63-yard touchdown. The defense was equally impres…
Saudah Collins, an African Studies teacher at Jackson Creek Elementary School in Richland School District Two, was named a finalist for the 2021 National History Teacher of the Year award.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced charges that have been brought against two men after a riot at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center Friday morning. The incident injured two correctional officers, who were transported to a hospital.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott held a press conference Friday morning after additional police presence had been seen at the Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center since about 8:30 a.m.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation will prohibit lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work during the Labor Day holiday travel period.
EdVenture Children’s Museum is celebrating Community Heroes Month by offering free admission to military, first responders and their immediate families.
Richland County Coroner Naida Rutherford updated the public Thursday afternoon regarding the two twin boys who were found deceased in a vehicle outside a daycare in Blythewood Wednesday afternoon.
Almost exactly two months before Columbia voters choose a new mayor, the four candidates for the office gathered to debate the issues in a forum hosted by the Vista Guild.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released the identity of the person killed in the 2600 block of Mineral Springs Road shortly after 3 p.m. in the Town of Lexington Tuesday.
Students at W. A. Perry Middle School will now have a new little place where they can grab a book. Members of the Columbia Capital Rotary Club installed a Little Free Library on on the school's campus last month. The installation partnership is in conjunction with Richland School District On…
The City of Columbia is working in conjunction with Columbia Water to close all lanes of Blanding Street between Main Street and Assembly Street.
It's almost time for the University of South Carolina's McCutchen House to offer lunches again. The student-run restaurant has been operating under restrictions after it was closed to the public during the 2020-2021 school year due to COVID.
The Gamecocks have named graduate assistant Zeb Noland as the starting quarterback for opening weekend against Eastern Illinois. It was announced Tuesday on South Carolina's official depth chart.
Wingard's Market in Lexington is now working alongside Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity to help local residents. The Lexington garden center is donating plants, flowers and additional landscaping to as many as six new homes built by the organization in the Midlands this year.