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Think jobs at Lexington Medical Center are only for doctors and nurses? If so, you could be missing out on one of nearly 700 career openings at one of the Midlands largest employers.

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The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has reached a peak of $1.02 billion after no one matched all six numbers to cash in on Tuesday’s big win fall of $830 million. According to reports, the new jackpot is estimated to be the fourth largest lottery prize and has been growing since April 15.

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The City of Columbia and the Columbia Food Policy Committee created a food access geographic system (GIS) map listing various locations where individuals and families can access healthy food. The map includes grocery stores, farmer's markets, food pantries, FoodShare produce box sites and fr…

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School is starting back soon and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is reminding parents to make sure their children’s vaccines are up to date. Children enrolled in school and childcare are required to have up-to-date vaccinations at the start of the sch…

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"One of the things I really wish for camping that would make me enjoy it so much more is if it was already set up and I don't have to tear it down, and it's got a nice comfy bed, and it's got chairs. Basically, I want Holiday Inn Express out of a tent," is how Kevin Berry felt after a horrib…

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A nation-wide mental health hotline will be accessible beginning July 16 for individuals having a mental health crisis. Users will be able to call or text 9-8-8 to speak with a trained counselor for assistance.

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DHEC announced Friday morning that two South Carolina residents have Monkeypox, one in the Midlands and one in the Lowcountry. The individuals affected are the first people in the state to contract the rare disease. DHEC says the patients will be monitored until they are no longer contagious…

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Summer months in South Carolina bring about some people's worst enemies - the mosquitoes. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) works with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to monitor mosquitoes for diseases and provides tips for reducing mosqu…

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The Columbia-Richland Fire Department (CRFD) is reminding everyone to use extreme caution when handling fireworks over the Independence Day weekend. According to the National Fire Protection Association, around 20,000 fires are started by fireworks every year.

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Midlands residents looking for fun and entertainment to celebrate the July Fourth holiday have nearly as many choices as stars on Old Glory. Dig out your favorite red, white and blue attire and check out this list of some of the many Independence Day events planned in the area:

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The musical lineup has been announced for Fort Jackson’s largest fireworks celebration. The Independence Day celebration returns Saturday, July 2, after a five-year hiatus. The event is open to the public, will feature two free concerts and will take place at Hilton Field at Fort Jackson.

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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.