It's been just over a year since Nothing Bundt Cakes opened at 4619 Forest Drive in the Cardinal Crossing shopping center. Owner Kandi Bubonic and her staff will soon be celebrating the store's first "birthday" with three days of giveaways, benefiting customers and one local nonprofit organization.
The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority in partnership with Able South Carolina announced new mobility programs Tuesday for local residents who are underserved by the current transit system.
We just flipped the calendar to winter a few weeks ago, but it’s not too soon to start preparing your yard or garden for spring, according to Richland County soil and water experts.
Officials from Cineflix USA announced Tuesday that Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and their team plan to return to South Carolina to film episodes of the hit series American Pickers in March.
Governor Henry McMaster and DHEC announced Monday that beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13, any South Carolina resident aged 70 and older, regardless of health status or preexisting conditions, can begin scheduling their appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Underrepresented minority students in South Carolina are eligible to apply for $500,000 in scholarships to be awarded by Dominion Energy.
As 2020 comes to an end, Richland Library took a look back at the trending items among its 240,000+ library card holders across its 13 facilities from over the year.
Families spending more time at home and looking for activities during the pandemic has been good news for pets waiting for new homes.
It was announced Tuesday that South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster has tested positive for COVID-19. His diagnosis comes days after his wife, Peggy, also tested positive.
A Richland County council member faced a judge Friday morning after being indicted on 24 charges alleging misconduct in office.
Cancelled events, curtailed travel and limited gatherings are challenging many people this holiday season — but none more so than the elderly, especially those who are housebound or in assisted living or nursing homes.
Governor Henry McMaster spoke to South Carolinians at a press conference Wednesday, providing a COVID-19 update and announcing the plan for future distribution of COVID vaccines.
Many family gatherings will look different this holiday season, but representatives from the Lexington County Sheriff's Department are warning the public that criminals will still be looking for ways to grab some quick cash.
The impact of COVID-19 goes beyond those who have suffered directly from the virus. The pandemic has hit hard in many South Carolina families where no one tested positive.
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.
The usual Halloween trick-or-treating may look a bit different this year, as many parents err on the side of caution to maintain their children's safety amid the pandemic. The Center for Disease Control provided some suggestions for adults and kids to still participate in Halloween festiviti…
“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.
Midlands residents might see a few "shooting stars" this week in the night sky, due to the Orionids meteor shower caused by pieces of Halley's Comet.
Richland Library is expanding its options for residents to access books, materials, WiFi, computers and printing while locations are closed during the pandemic.
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.
As in-person absentee voting begins Monday in South Carolina, the presidential election is getting most of the attention. However, one other federal government race and many more at state and local levels will also be on the ballot.
Representatives from the SC State Fair are looking for students' artwork to be featured in the 2020 drive-through State Fair. This year, large work will be best for displaying purposes.
The library has been about much more than just books for many years now, and those services have been missed in the year of COVID-19. Good news for patrons, though: Richland County’s progress continues with the return of more options.
Dog parents of the Midlands who love showing off their four-legged friends now have the opportunity to submit a photo of their pet(s) for usage in a published hardcover picture book.
Current and former South Carolinians can find out if they have any extra money lying around by visiting the State Treasurer’s Office online. In order to find out if they have any missing money, residents can search for themselves, their family and their friends on Treasurer.sc.gov for free.
Governor Henry McMaster along with SCDHEC officials addressed South Carolinians Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on visitation at nursing homes across the state.
Governor Henry McMaster wrote a letter to the chairman of the South Carolina board of Health and Environmental Control Friday, requesting up-to-date visitation guidelines for guests to visit loved ones at nursing homes.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Wednesday that 70 school districts in South Carolina will be receiving $10 million worth of personal protective equipment for the upcoming school year. He made the announcement from the Anderson Institute of Technology.
Cason Development Group representatives have announced plans for a new mixed-use commercial and residential project for the City of Forest Acres. The development will be located on the corner of Forest and Brentwood drives.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday to address plans for the upcoming school year. Since March 16, students across the state have completed instruction through e-learning, and plans had not been formally addressed for the fall.
Tony Clyburn has been working in radio since he was a freshman in high school. Originally from New York, he moved to the Midlands in the late 80s and quickly became a beloved community radio personality.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster along with state epidemiologist Linda Bell held a press conference Wednesday to provide a COVID-19 update and urge the public to act responsibly during the Fourth of July weekend.
Many Fourth of July events were cancelled this year in an attempt to follow social distancing protocols in South Carolina. However, Midlands residents can still celebrate the holiday at the following events:
Dominion Energy is extending assistance programs and payment options to help customers facing financial hardship during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Temperatures are known to be "famously hot" during the summer in the Midlands, but that doesn't keep residents from exploring outside - especially when swimming is an option and social distancing is still an important factor. Whether hiking, fishing, floating, or boating is your preferred ac…
Richland County businesses with frequent person-to-person contact can get free noncontact infrared thermometers from the county’s Economic Development office to help screen employees for COVID-19.
Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order Friday morning, allowing bowling alleys to reopen and lifting the capacity restrictions of shoppers allowed in retail stores. In the same order, he also announced the extension of South Carolina's state of emergency.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday, announcing the latest COVID-19 update for South Carolina. The press conference began with State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell expressing her concern regarding the large amounts of COVID-19 cases within the state over the past couple weeks.
Residents of South Carolina have the opportunity to vote today (Tuesday, June 9) in the statewide primary. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A photo ID, or voter registration card if you have no ID, is required.
South Carolinians will have the chance to vote Tuesday in the primary election. Some have already mailed their votes through an absentee ballot, which all voters had the option to do this year due to COVID-19 adjustments. According to officials, social distancing and safety precautions will …
Representatives from Richland School District One released an official statement Monday in response to a post on social media made by one of the district's bus drivers Saturday.
According to SCDHEC, South Carolina has been provided with a limited supply of Remdesivir, the drug that recently received an emergency use authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating patients with COVID-19.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday announcing the next step in reopening South Carolina amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Krispy Kreme is offering something sweet to high school and college seniors who are unable to celebrate a 'normal' graduation. A new 2020 Graduation Dozen will be given to grads for free Tuesday, May 19.