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.
The surge in COVID-19 cases is causing more people to get tested, and in the Midlands many residents are having difficulty finding testing sites.
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…
When it comes to golf in the Columbia area, history does repeat itself. For the second year in a row, a Midlands area golf course is the South Carolina Golf Association’s Club of the Year. And a local player won his third straight SCGA Senior Player of the Year award.
The Midlands Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) announced Thursday that submissions for the 2022 Art in the Airport program are now open.
Foodies throughout the Midlands are gearing up to enjoy Restaurant Week starting Jan. 13 through 23. The tastiest time of the year will feature a delicious lineup of favorite local restaurants with the same great taste.
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.
Are you looking for a fresh start in the new year? Richland County is offering free tuition and paid training for anyone interested in becoming an EMT.
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.
"I'm the luckiest guy on earth to have a family like this who likes to do it, who likes to share that holiday spirit. It's wonderful, and it is a great time of the year for our family" is how Daniel Lisznayi describes the way he feels year after year as he and his family turn their home into…
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.
Get ready for an exciting baseball season. The Columbia Fireflies announced Wednesday their game times and promotional highlights for the upcoming 2022 season.
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 Columbia City Council all voted Tuesday afternoon to repeal the emergency mask mandate effective immediately. The ordinance was issued back in September and was set to end in December after being extended in October.
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.
The Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) and Historic Columbia (HC) are partnering together to host Family Flight Night featuring the movie "Top Gun" on Saturday, Nov. 13.
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.