The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Thursday.
Hundreds of reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and small exotic creatures will be making an appearance in Columbia Jan. 23 and 24 at the Jamil Shrine Center. This will be the first of three Repticons planned for Columbia in 2021.
South Carolina Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) and The Harry Hampton Wildlife Fund announced on the Palmetto Sportsmen's Classic Facebook page Wednesday that the annual event has been canceled for 2021.
DHEC confirmed Wednesday that a raccoon found near M Avenue and Naples Avenue in Cayce has tested positive for rabies. Officials said there are no known human or pet exposures at this time.
The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority in partnership with Able South Carolina announced new mobility programs Tuesday for local residents who are underserved by the current transit system.
According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, deputies arrested three Columbia residents Wednesday after finding catalytic converters and tools commonly used to remove the car parts during a traffic stop near Lake Murray.
Retired US Air Force Master Sergeant Edwin "Ted" Tufts II is originally from Massachusetts. He's lived in South Carolina for more than 20 years now, but admits he misses the cold weather and snowfall that the north provided. His wife, on the other hand, comically explained to him when he was…
City of Columbia's District Two councilman Edward McDowell Jr. along with Columbia officials, Richland District One, and the Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Foundation have teamed up to honor the late Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with a food drive for Harvest Hope Food Bank.
Prisma Health will open a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site Monday in Columbia, with the hope of administering as many as 10,000 doses per day in the next few weeks.
The Gamecocks women’s basketball team had an impressive week with road wins at 10th-ranked Kentucky Sunday and at Vanderbilt Thursday night. The Gamecocks rallied from nine points down at the half to win in Lexington. In Nashville, it was no contest as Dawn Staley’s team won its 20th straigh…
Benedict College will be part of a partnership with Propel Center, a new global campus headquartered in Atlanta that will support innovative learning and development for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) nationwide.
City of Columbia officials along with Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook addressed the public Friday afternoon to discuss the safety measures in place for potential protests at the State Capitol.
We just flipped the calendar to winter a few weeks ago, but it’s not too soon to start preparing your yard or garden for spring, according to Richland County soil and water experts.
The University of South Carolina's women's basketball legend, A'ja Wilson, was honored Thursday through the unveiling of her statue.
There was not much initial information available Wednesday following a plane crash that occurred in Columbia's Rosewood neighborhood around 10:30 a.m. However, the Richland County Coroner has now released the information regarding the pilot's identity, who died when the plane crashed into a house.
The South Carolina State Museum (SCSM) is revising its operating schedule to provide a safer environment for guests. This decision came after a surge in new COVID cases statewide.
Officials from Riverbanks Zoo and Garden notified the public Wednesday that Lottie the koala, who has been a resident of the zoo since 2003, has passed away at 19 years old.
The Columbia Police Department notified the public at 11 a.m. Wednesday that a small plane has crashed into a residence in the Rosewood area, near downtown Columbia.
Officials from Cineflix USA announced Tuesday that Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team plan to return to South Carolina to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers in March.
Gunner Stockton, a five-star quarterback recruit from Tiger, GA, confirmed that he was decommitting from the University of South Carolina Tuesday.
Lexington-Richland School District Five will hold its 2021 teacher recruitment event Feb. 6 to give jobseekers an opportunity to learn more about schools and services in the district. Jobseekers will also have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with administrators.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Tuesday. NOTE: Tuesday's low case counts are due to an internal systems issue at DHEC. Representatives said they are actively working to correct it. Once the issue is resolved wit…
Dan Ballister is a resident of Columbia, was born in New York, and is admittedly a die hard Buffalo Bills fan. He served in the United States Navy as a Surface Warfare Officer from 1986 to 1991.
Governor Henry McMaster and DHEC announced Monday that beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13, any South Carolina resident aged 70 and older, regardless of health status or preexisting conditions, can begin scheduling their appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Monday. NOTE: Monday's low case counts are due to an internal systems issue at DHEC. Representatives said they are actively working to correct it. Once the issue is resolved with …
Like many small business owners, Angela Sellers struggled to get through 2020. The Fit Columbia owner found her ninth year in business a brutal one, battling like so many others to overcome COVID-19’s obstacles. Her way through it turned out to be an unexpected one: a bigger space.
Saturday’s sunshine only warmed things to around 50 degrees in Columbia, but for dozens of kayak enthusiasts, it was a perfect day to spend on the river.
Prisma Health will restrict patient visitation effective Saturday as a result of the growing surge of COVID-19 infections statewide.
Underrepresented minority students in South Carolina are eligible to apply for $500,000 in scholarships to be awarded by Dominion Energy.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of a woman who is charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult resulting in death.
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is bringing back Free Fridays in January and February for Richland and Lexington County residents.
University of South Carolina Athletics reported Thursday that women's basketball has paused all team activities until further COVID-19 test results are received, following COVID testing results from Wednesday. As a result of the combination of the positive test, contact tracing and subsequen…
The Lake Carolina community is taking a plunge for Midlands kids. Children's Charities of the Midlands, a charitable organization created in Lake Carolina began in 2000 to raise awareness and funds for local nonprofits benefitting children.
There will be a new restaurant coming to the corner of Gervais and Harden streets, scheduled to open in January. 5 Points Chicken & Grill will specialize in a variety of chicken boxes, but also offer other popular food items.