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Getting healthier — eating better, exercising more, losing weight — pop up every year on new year’s resolutions list for many people. And experts agree the new year is an ideal time to address your health-related “to do” list.

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Governor Henry McMaster took the oath of office Wednesday to start his second full term in office. Hundreds gathered at the South Carolina State House to witness the governor, lieutenant governor and state officers as they were sworn into their duties.

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With New Year's Day falling on a Sunday, some businesses and organizations will be closed on Monday, January 2 in observance of the holiday.

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The local teams in the Chick-fil-A Classic didn’t fare so well in the opening round games. Keenan was the only one to come away a winner and that came against fellow Midlands team AC Flora.

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In 2021, South Carolina had the 8th highest percentage of the adult population with diabetes in the United States. That’s more than 561,000 adults. Even more alarming, more than 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. are estimated to have prediabetes.

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The opening round of the American Division of the 20th annual Chick-fil-A Classic hasn’t been kind to teams from South Carolina.

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The Chick-fil-A Classic is known nationally for the top-notch talent it’s brought to the Columbia area over the 20-year existence of the tournament. Photos of past stars Steph Curry, Zion Williamson and Anthony Edwards hang in the rafters as just some of the past stars that are now playing i…

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Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is now accepting submissions for the 2023 Art in the Airport program. The initiative showcases the work of four artists across the Midlands region and houses the work in the main terminal.

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Christmas is finally here and if you are still looking for the perfect gift, options are available.

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Dominion Energy and other utility companies are experiencing high demand on the electric system due to extremely cold weather. To protect the stability of the electric system and to continue to meet customers’ energy needs, Dominion Energy is asking customers to reduce consumption of energy. 

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As Christmas day draws closer, many of us will already be sneaking a taste of our favorite festive snack and may be tempted to treat pets to some of the treats. According to ourfitpets.com. some common Christmas foods can actually make our pets seriously ill, so it is important to know which…

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The countdown to the holidays has begun, so it's time to check off the last-minute gift shopping lists. Anyone looking to shop local, many businesses across the Midlands have gift options for shoppers to finish preparing for the holiday season.

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The holiday season can be filled with fun and celebrations — or costly, potentially dangerous surprises. Being aware of ways to protect the safety of you, your family and your home can help ensure your holidays stay on the “fun” side.

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'Tis the season' for festive holiday fun as homes across the Midlands shine bright with spectacular Christmas lights. To join in the fun, Cola Daily is accepting submissions for homes decked out and 'glowing' with the holiday spirit to be highlighted as a 'Sights & Lights Home of the Season.'

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is offering free testing at most local health departments on Thursday, in observance of World AIDS Day. South Carolinians can be tested for HIV, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and Hepatitis C at no cost.

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American Pickers is planning to return to South Carolina and is looking for collectors interested in participating. The History Channel television show is coming to the state in February 2023 and is searching for interesting characters with a lot of fascinating items.

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Olly the Otter is a Midlands mascot with a mission to make a difference in children's lives. His hard work has been recognized by the Mascot Hall of Fame, which honored him Nov. 19 with the Best Independent Program award.

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Picking out pumpkins to decorate homes is a seasonal tradition for many families. Some farms in the Midlands are asking the community to donate pumpkins to feed livestock, instead of throwing them away after the 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 pounds off survive this holiday season?

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As Thanksgiving approaches, it is a time to celebrate with loved loves and brush up on home fire safety. No holiday celebration would be complete without a feast but be sure to take precautions against kitchen fires when you are cooking and baking.

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The Thanksgiving holiday is almost here, bringing with it the stress of cooking for a large crowd. To help take the load off, many restaurants around the Midlands are offering meals on Thanksgiving.

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It’s a Baker’s Dozen now for the AC Flora football team. Now they get to play for the Class 4A Lower State championship after Friday night’s 50-19 dismantling of West Florence at Memorial Stadium.