The official start of fall is just a few days away, and organizers are planning for the annual Fall Plant and Flower Festival at the South Carolina State Farmers Market.
Back-to-back victories to open the season over Class 5A Blythewood and highly-ranked Class 3A Chapman has Brookland-Cayce moving up again in the SC Prep Football Media poll.
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.
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.
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.
It's almost time to pull out the fall decor and start ordering those pumpkin spice lattes. The autumn season officially begins Sept. 22, but the South Carolina State Farmers Market will be hosting the annual Fall Arts & Crafts Market a few days beforehand. The event will be held Sept. 18…
Lexington Medical Center officials updated the emergency department visitation policies as of Thursday, in response to COVID-19.
Fans of Gilbert High School football waited an extra 90 minutes due to bad weather to see their team for the first time in 2021.
Farmhouse 221 opened less than a year ago in Chapin on Beaufort Street. Owner Kerri Hubbard and her husband, Brian, have watched the success of the home decor store grow over the past 10 months. She even recently expanded her inventory to include accent furniture items.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher released the identities of the two individuals who died in a two vehicle accident Friday at the intersection of Edmund Highway and Old Dunbar Road in West Columbia.
State high school football teams took in their final warm-ups for the upcoming season during jamborees and classics over the weekend.
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.
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.
In response to increasing COVID-19 cases throughout the Midlands, Lexington Medical Center is updating its hospital visitation policies. The new policies will go into effect Aug. 9, 2021.
Wednesday was Overstock Bins' last day open in Lexington. The good news for shoppers is that the store will be relocating to a bigger space about four times the size of its previous location.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher is releasing the identity of the person killed Saturday around 1 p.m. in West Columbia. The incident occurred in the 800 block of Osage Ave.
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.
US News & World Report released the rankings for South Carolina's top hospitals this week, and Lexington Medical Center was listed as No. 5. The hospital was also at the top of the list for the Columbia area.
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…
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 …
Lexington County Sheriff’s Department officials reported Saturday night that deputies are searching for a suspect in a shooting that left a 19-year-old man dead.
Parents looking for a fun, outdoor activity with their young children may want to head over to the Cayce entrance to the Riverwalk Saturday at 10 a.m.
West Columbia Police Chief Dennis Tyndall notified the public Wednesday that he has decided to retire after 37 years of service to the department. He will remain working during the search for the new police chief.
A pair of berths in the state American Legion baseball tournament starting July 26 is up for grabs for four Midlands teams.
Nephron Pharmaceuticals announced the launch of Nephron Nitrile Thursday. The manufacturing company is projected to produce three billion nitrile gloves in its first year at Nephron's Saxe-Gotha Industrial Park facility.
Officials at Riverbanks Zoo and Garden are preparing the facility's aquarium-reptile complex for quite a large transformation.
Recent South Carolina unemployment claims show the Palmetto State is one of the fastest economically recovering states from the pandemic, but talking to some local business owners paints another picture.
Steel Hands Brewing will host its first training camp event welcoming former college football athletes for an evening of live football competitions benefitting Camp Cole.
City of West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles, City of Cayce Mayor Elise Partin and Palmetto Outdoor's Mike Mayo are inviting the community to participate in a guided tour and hike exploring the River District.
Palms to Palmettos, the eclectic art gallery and shop at 3357 Leaphart Road in West Columbia, has been closed to the public since March of 2020.
Services for former Airport High School Hall of Fame head football coach Les Evans are scheduled for 3 p.m. Tuesday at Springdale Baptist Church in West Columbia.
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.
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.