Tax season officially opened Monday, and individuals in the Midlands now have an opportunity to file online and receive free, low-cost options for filing a simple South Carolina return.
"Nothing could be finer than to be in Carolina," is how Gov. Henry McMaster began the annual State of the State address before speaking to lawmakers Wednesday evening.
The much-discussed winter storm which had many in Columbia hoping for snowy fun turned out to be mostly cold rain, with enough ice to cause some problems.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster declared a State of Emergency Saturday afternoon in preparation for the expected winter storm. The Executive Order 2022-04 was issued Saturday afternoon.
Richland County residents can learn about resources available to keep their neighborhoods safe at a Neighborhood Improvement Program event on Thursday, Jan. 20.
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…
The Midlands Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) announced Thursday that submissions for the 2022 Art in the Airport program are now open.
Anyone wondering what to do with their old Christmas trees after the holidays do not have to wonder any longer, thanks to a local non-profit.
Duke Energy announced Thursday it is helping South Carolina state parks by providing a $20,000 grant to host events and increase outreach to invite diverse audiences to experience state parks for the first time.
The past two years have been a challenging time due to the impact of the pandemic, and many are ready to usher in the new year.
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.
Anyone who dreams of traveling to the moon can experience the journey locally. The South Carolina State Museum has the perfect opportunity to travel the universe with exciting planetarium experiences, and engaging exhibitions.
Sports lovers in the Midlands will soon have the opportunity to start the new year with a battle between the University of South Carolina Gamecocks and Clemson Tigers.
To whom much is given, much will be required -Luke 12:48, is the scriptural base that Mungo Homes Foundation uses to guide their giving.
Vehicle and motorcycle owners in South Carolina will soon be able to obtain a new 250th Year Anniversary Revolutionary War specialty license plate.
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.
Applying for student loans could not be any easier. Midlands Technical College’s Educational Opportunity Center is providing one-on-one help with a staff member at a drive-thru event on the MTC Beltline Campus.
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.
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…
Nonprofit organizations and other groups seeking to protect and preserve Richland County land and historic places will soon be able to apply for grants.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner, and here is a list of state, county, and city offices that will be closed or operating on a holiday schedule.
Midlands Technical College is offering every qualified South Carolina resident free tuition and fees for the upcoming spring semester.
Officials from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles announced Wednesday that the DMV will be returning to in-car road tests for regular licenses as of Nov. 15. The change will be for all branch offices across the state.
The University of South Carolina is seeking the support of students, faculty, alumni, and fans to win the 37th annual Carolina-Clemson Blood Battle.
Local military families will get a special treat Thursday. T-Mobile has partnered with EdVenture Children’s Museum to offer free admission to all military families on Veteran’s Day, Nov. 11.
While most are preparing for the holiday season, The Palmetto Trail is assisting those in need by collecting new shoes for The Oliver Gospel Mission.
Veterans looking to continue a career of service can take part in a Veterans’ Virtual Career Fair happening Nov. 9. The goal is to provide veterans an opportunity to explore career opportunities with more than 35 state agencies and institutions of higher education.
The South Carolina Department of Transportation and nonprofit Keep the Midlands Beautiful are cleaning up the Carolina roadways in November.
While many of us are enjoying the fall season, it is bittersweet for one local couple. West Columbia Councilman, Attorney Joseph Dickey Jr., and his wife, Attorney Kiosha Dickey, were hoping to celebrate their newest baby girl Autumn Rei this month. Now, they are hoping to turn the tragedy o…
Breast cancer is the second most common cancer in women and is the second leading cause of cancer death. Localized breast cancer has a 99% survival rate if detected early, which is why the Columbia VA Health Care System is encouraging women Veterans to get screened for breast cancer during O…
"At the end of the day, we are just regular people doing our job," is how Richland County EMS Lt. Andrew Fowler humbly responded when asked if he considers himself a local hero. His comments come as many are choosing to show appreciation to first responders Thursday, on National First Respon…
Trick-or-treating is back this Halloween; however, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic means there are extra factors to consider when planning your activities. The American Red Cross is offering tips and more to help keep families and loved ones safe.
October is Firewood Awareness Month, and the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation & Tourism (SCPRT) and South Carolina Forestry Commission (SCFC) are partnering to remind South Carolinians and visitors to “buy it where you burn it.”
It’s back to school time again, and Richland County is making it easy (and free) for adults who never finished high school to earn their diplomas.
Members of the South Carolina Department of Education and the South Carolina Arts Commission announced a $20 million partnership Tuesday that will help public schools throughout the state implement arts-based learning initiatives. The methods are to help pandemic-related learning loss.
Five Richland County students will see their artwork compete at the state level in this year’s conservation poster contest sponsored by the Richland Soil and Water Conservation District.
Members of the Richland County Ag + Art Tour Committee gathered Thursday morning at Senate's End in Columbia alongside local farmers and artists, preparing for the annual Ag + Art Tour.
Officials from Richland Library announced an update to services across all library locations. There will now be added evening hours and the previous midday closure is being removed.