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South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control confirmed that a bat found near Melon Drive and Cornish Way in West Columbia tested positive for rabies. 

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East Point Academy was awarded two Green Step Awards Sept. 8 for demonstrating excellence in building a student recycling program. The school was also named a “Green Steps School” by the Environmental Education Association of South Carolina for conservation.

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Columbia and West Columbia city councils held meetings Wednesday to discuss reinstating mask mandates. Both city councils approved emergency ordinances, and Columbia's mandate takes effect immediately. West Columbia's will begin Friday at 6 a.m.

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After a week dealing with the loss of teammate offensive lineman Jack Alkhatib, top-ranked Dutch Fork returns to action Friday.

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COVID-19 quarantines and field conditions have resulted in changes to planned preseason Jamboree scrimmages in the Midlands Friday.

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Officials from Lexington Medical Center have decided to add Sundays into the hours of operation for the hospital's COVID-19 vaccination clinic in West Columbia. The decision was made as a response to the increasing number of COVID cases across the Midlands.

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Jensen Castle was holding one of golf’s most beautiful trophies late Sunday afternoon, but Tuesday she’ll be at Columbia Country Club cleaning golf carts, picking balls up on the driving range and doing whatever else needs to be done — just as she has all summer.

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West Columbia police notified the public Saturday evening that officers responded to the 800 block of Osage Avenue Saturday around 1:30 p.m. due to a shooting incident.

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National Night Out has been bringing communities together across the country since it began in 1984. The event serves to enhance the relationships between law enforcement officers and the communities in which they serve. According to natw.org, National Night Out provides an opportunity for p…

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The Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber is also a visitor's program, as emphasized by CEO Tim James Monday afternoon. The organization held its first Tourism Symposium at the DoubleTree by Hilton, bringing together representatives from a variety of attractions across the Cayce-West Columbia …

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Independence Day is coming up this weekend and families across the Midlands are anticipating celebration. The following is a list of local events taking place during the weekend to celebrate the Fourth of July.