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.
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.
South Carolina Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman announced Wednesday that the state would be canceling the face mask policy for public schools.
Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order late Tuesday afternoon which gives parents the power to decide whether their children should wear masks in public schools across the state. It goes into effect immediately.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who was fatally shot in the 500 block of Luke Street at approximately 12:15 p.m. Thursday.
Officials from Lexington County notified the public that after a vote Tuesday afternoon, county council has put a temporary stop on new, large-scale residential developments throughout the unincorporated areas of the county. "Unincorporated areas" are defined by any areas that do not fall wi…
There is a possibility of inclement weather across South Carolina Thursday, including the risk of potential tornadoes, hail, and heavy rain.
Governor Henry McMaster updated an executive order Friday, no longer requiring masks to be worn inside government buildings or restaurants. According to the order, the change goes into effect immediately.
Governor Henry McMaster and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Tuesday morning that South Carolina will advance to Phase 1b of the state’s COVID-19 vaccination plan beginning Monday, March 8.
Cold weather usually increases the amount of energy used in the home. Dominion Energy provided tips Wednesday to help its customers become more energy efficient while continuing to remain comfortable this winter.
A Swansea man accused of stabbing a man Saturday was arrested Monday at his home, Lexington County deputies reported Tuesday.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle incident that took place in the 900 block of Sharon Church Road, Swansea, around 8:40 p.m. Friday.
One of the most valuable parts of a car – and an item of high interest to thieves – is located under it. According to Lexington County Sheriff's Department officials, catalytic converter thefts in Lexington County have been on the rise within the past year.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle collision that occurred at approximately 10:40 p.m. Saturday on U.S. 321 near Lewis Rast Road in Swansea.
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.
According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, deputies arrested a man accused of shooting someone outside of a Swansea grocery store Tuesday.
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.
It was just a week ago when the athletics facilities at all five Lexington County and two Richland County school districts were bursting with activity.
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.