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In Columbia and everywhere, the arts community was hit hard by COVID-19, with 2020 becoming a year full of canceled performances and scraping to make financial ends meet. As the year draws toward an end, the artists are beginning their comeback.

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You can’t keep a good nanny down, and the same goes for a good theatre company. COVID-19 caused a six-month delay, but the Mary Poppins magic combined with hard work has overcome even the pandemic, and Town Theatre’s production is like the lady herself, practically perfect in every way.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 1,281 new confirmed cases and 15 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 7 additional confirmed deaths and 2 new probable deaths, as of Sunday.

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“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.

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Whatever was ailing LSU coming into Saturday night’s game with USC in Baton Rouge, the Tigers found the Gamecocks to be the right medicine. The defending national champions off to a 1-2 start and yielding 32 points per game, jumped on the Gamecocks from the start and rolled to a 52-24 win in…

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 628 new confirmed cases and 57 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 14 additional confirmed deaths and 2 new probable deaths.

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The Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 784 new confirmed cases and 83 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 18 additional confirmed deaths and 5 new probable deaths, as of Friday.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 921 new confirmed cases and 79 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 40 additional confirmed deaths and 10 new probable deaths, as of Thursday.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 686 new confirmed cases and 86 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 11 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death, as of Wednesday.

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The Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed Tuesday that a bat found near Long Pointe Lane and Ansonborough Road in Columbia has tested positive for rabies. According to DHEC, there are no known human exposures at this time. One dog was potentially exposed and will be quaran…

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 666 new confirmed cases and 66 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 25 additional confirmed deaths and 10 new probable deaths, as of Tuesday.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 539 new confirmed cases and 29 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 11 additional confirmed deaths, and 1 new probable death, as of Monday.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 722 new confirmed cases and 20 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 12 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death, as of Sunday. 

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The Gamecocks (2-2) kicked and sputtered through the opening quarter Saturday before shifting into high gear and racing past 15th-ranked Auburn, 30-22, at Williams-Brice Stadium.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 810 new confirmed cases and 56 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 22 additional confirmed deaths and no new probable deaths, as of Saturday.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control submitted to the U.S. Department of Health and Humans Services (HHS) the state’s COVID-19 Vaccine Plan. The overarching goal of this vaccination plan is the equitable distribution of the vaccine across the state, based on the …

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 1,072 new confirmed cases and 95 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 11 additional confirmed deaths and 3 new probable deaths, as of Thursday.

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Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the person who died Wednesday in Columbia. The South Carolina Highway Patrol, Columbia/Richland Fire Department, and EMS responded to a single motor vehicle collision just after midnight.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced 700 new confirmed cases and 81 new probable cases of the novel coronavirus COVID-19, 17 additional confirmed deaths and 1 new probable death, as of Wednesday.

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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.

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When Kailey Houck told her friends at the University of South Carolina she wanted to start a competitive lettuce eating club, they actually were not surprised. They all knew she had a quirky personality.

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Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the individual who was located Sunday in Columbia. The Richland County Sheriff’s Department and Columbia/Richland Fire responded to search for a missing person in the area of the 500 block of Georgia Street, Columbia. The missing male w…

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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.