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Mungo Homes has nearly 70 years under its (tool) belt — and it’s still growing. The Midlands mainstay started as a family-owned business in 1954. It was acquired by the Berkshire Hathaway in 2018 and joined Clayton Properties Group, but it’s still family-run. The company now operates in more…

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Richland County Library announced Thursday that applications are now open for its fall 2022 artist-in-residence. The focus of this residency, which runs from July 18 through Dec. 16, 2022, is for the artist-in-residence to help the library improve the livelihood of our creative community.

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The Central Carolina Community Foundation hosted the ninth annual Midlands Gives Day on Tuesday. The annual 18-hour online giving challenge for local nonprofits started at 6 a.m., and $3,734,986 via 19,534 individual gifts had been donated by midnight.

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Tornado warnings are being issued across the Midlands until 9 p.m. According to the National Weather Service, thunderstorms are possible until 8 p.m. making rain totaling around 1-2 inches with a few spots near 3 inches which could lead to some flash flooding.

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South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) employees spent Wednesday picking up litter in every county of the state as part of the agency’s “Spring Spruce Up” campaign. The efforts were to help support Lt. Governor Pamela Evette’s Grab-A-Bag SC initiative.

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Meera Bhonslé was crowned Miss South Carolina USA 2022 in North Charleston Saturday night. The two-day competition, previously known as Miss South Carolina Universe, is the pageant that selects the representative for the state of South Carolina in the Miss USA pageant.

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The men’s basketball team opened SEC play during the week with a loss at home to Auburn on Tuesday and a win at Vanderbilt on Saturday. The Gamecocks fell to the 9 th ranked Tigers 81-66. Auburn built a 21 points lead. USC cut that to eight in the second half but that was as close as the Gam…

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This holiday season, those traveling throughout the Midlands will be relieved to learn that the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) will be prohibiting lane closures on interstate highways for non-emergency highway work during this Christmas and New Year’s holiday travel period.

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Lake Murray Elementary School Media Specialist Rachel DiMaria has been named the School Librarian of the Year for the Midlands region by the South Carolina Association of School Librarians (SCASL). Officials from Lexington-Richland District Five announced DiMaria's win Thursday afternoon.

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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…