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The Rubik’s Cube is one of the most popular toys in history, and has caused frustration for countless people since its invention in 1974. For Richland One students, however, it’s a puzzle they’ve mastered, and the challenge now is to solve it faster and faster.

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Representatives from Flying Saucer in Columbia's Vista announced Wednesday that the restaurant and bar will be closing its doors after last call on Tuesday, Dec. 10. Known for its variety of beer, the store has been in operation since 2003. An exact reason is not mentioned for the closure, j…

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It was announced that up-and-coming country artist Tenille Townes will be added to country music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson's 2020 Tour stop in Columbia. The concert will be held at the Colonial Life Arena Jan. 11.

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On Black Friday, the news was filled with stories of crowds battling to grab the best bargains at big chain stores like Walmart and Target. Saturday was another big shopping day, but the focus was on places with budgets nowhere near the billions.

Fourth-year head coach Will Muschamp and the 4-7 (3-5, Southeastern Conference) South Carolina Gamecocks will face the 11-0 (8-0, Atlantic Coast Conference) Clemson Tigers in their regular season finale Saturday, and are 24-point underdogs to the nation's No. 3 team.

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About 80 residents, family members and friends — plus 17 dogs — in Northeast Columbia’s Longcreek neighborhood started their Thanksgiving celebration on the right (and left) foot early Thursday morning by walking and running for Harvest Hope Food Bank.

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Cirque du Soleil, the internationally-performing acrobatic group, will be making a stop in South Carolina next year with its "coolest" show yet: CRYSTAL. The spectacle blends circus arts and the world of ice skating for the first time in Cirque du Soleil's history.

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After falling to the Baylor Bears in the Sweet Sixteen last March, the South Carolina Gamecocks women's basketball team has rode a combination of talented youth and tenured veterans to an undefeated 5-0 start to begin the 2019-20 season.

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South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond announced Wednesday the Angels of 2019. Ten Angels, as well as one Honorary Angel, represent organizations that exemplify charitable giving in South Carolina. Representatives from all organizations attended a reception at the Secretary of State'…

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Networking with other small business owners and learning about resources available to help them succeed are among the most valued aspects of participating in the Columbia Chamber of Commerce.

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It was announced Monday afternoon that the popular dinner and dessert spot, Nonnah's, will be closing. The restaurant is located at 923 Gervais St., and has been a staple in Columbia for 23 years. 

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Kelly Holbrook, 29, and Hannah Bratcher, 27, were surrounded by friends and supporters as they cut the ribbon on their new business Tuesday in Columbia. The Well Collective is a collaborative space to energize the mind and body through holistic care. The space houses Studio Fire, The Well Ca…

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Being the first ever female commander of VFW Post 6740 is an incredible achievement, but not a huge concern for Ginger Graham. Although she is proud of the achievement, her biggest concern is helping veterans. According to Graham, she believes it is her life's calling. She has worked diligen…

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Monday marks 100 years since the first observance of the holiday now known as Veterans Day (then called Armistice Day), but the celebrations of those who’ve served started early in Columbia.

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Panera Bread's largest franchisee, Covelli Enterprises, will salute those in uniform with free meals Monday, in honor of Veterans Day. The offer will be valid at 28 locations across South Carolina and Georgia, including Midlands locations.

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Matthew Reichl is a fun, baseball-loving American. He is an active member of the community and the baseball coach for Ridge Spring Monetta High School. You would never be able to tell from talking to him that he is a recipient of the Purple Heart, served in seven combat deployments and 16 ye…