The South Carolina State Museum's Friday Night Laser Lights, sponsored by Columbia Craft Brewing Company, will return to the museum for the summer beginning Friday. The popular evening event will run every third Friday in June, July and August in the BlueCross BlueShield of South Carolina Pl…
Blythewood area families can take advantage of some fun, free entertainment this summer with monthly outdoor movie nights in Doko Meadows Park. The event is the brainchild of local resident Erica Page, a mortgage officer with Guaranteed Rate Affinity and a member of the town’s planning commission.
Columbia’s Hampton-Preston Gardens have thousands of new helpers to keep them looking their best and ward off harmful visitors.
It’s been 12 years since Crystal and Craig Hewitt lost their two children, Parker and Haley, in a car accident. The couple is now working to honor their childrens' legacy, and continue their impact on the Midlands community until the family is all together again one day.
Officials from Wingard's Market in Lexington are providing an easy way for locals to view an annual summer spectacle on Lake Murray.
It's not every day you see a 1936 fire truck driving down the streets of Columbia's Vista, but that was the case Wednesday morning as Cayce's original fire truck made its way to the Columbia Convention Center.
It was a night of celebration and fun Tuesday at Stone River in West Columbia for the fifth annual Taste on the River. This year’s event also was in memory of one of the event’s founders, Bill Mooneyhan.
On the job as marketing and development officer for MIRCI (Mental Illness Recovery Center Inc.), Merrell Johnson describes himself as the organization’s biggest cheerleader. He has also been leading cheers for Columbia for years, as an enthusiastic supporter of the city. This year, Experienc…
The Building Industry Association of Central South Carolina's board of directors announced the hiring of Allen Hutto as the new CEO of the association.
West Columbia officials are implementing a new campaign to embrace the residents, entrepreneurs and businesses encompassing the "WeCo #HeadWest spirit."
Officials from Riverbanks Zoo and Garden announced Monday morning that guests will no longer have to sign up for a timed reservation to visit the attraction.
Mark Anthony Brewing announced plans to open a $400 million production facility in Richland County in Nov. 2020, bringing more than 300 jobs to the Midlands.
Food from more than a dozen nations. Costumes, artifacts, cultural items and arts and crafts from more than 100. That’s what awaited guests at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds last weekend, because the Columbia International Festival was back.
LGBTQ Pride never left Columbia, but the pandemic did force the cancellation of many related events in 2020. However, as City Councilwoman Tameika Isaac Devine put it Saturday, “This year we're back with a vengeance.”
As the recent hacking of the Colonial Pipeline demonstrated, no one’s computer is completely secure. So how can you protect your personal information and privacy online? Richland Library is offering some free expert help.
First Thursday on Main returned to Columbia after a debate over alcohol ended with a win for the event’s organizers and local restaurant and store owners.
Homeless No More officials and supporters gathered Thursday morning to celebrate the organization's newly refurbished Family Shelter. Now that the project has been completed, Homeless No More can officially welcome families back into the facility.
Officials from Experience Columbia SC Sports announced Tuesday that the Spikeball Summer Series Coed Invitational will take place in Columbia this weekend at Segra Park. The tournament will be filmed by ESPN2 for a special segment scheduled to air in August.
Hurricane season officially began Tuesday, and there are new guidelines from the Red Cross outlining how families can stay safe following the many changes from 2020.
As warm weather makes its way in, people are likely to be exposed to plants and insects that could cause common summer ailments.
The original Woodstock music festival, back in 1969 in Bethel, New York, was billed as “three days of peace and music.” In 2021 in Cayce, Steel Hands Woodstock packed all the peace and music into one day, and served up much better food.
Carolina Together will unite the community Jun. 3 to support the West Columbia Beautification Foundation during the Celebrity Golf Classic.
With Memorial Day weekend and the unofficial beginning of summer upon us, more than 97 percent of respondents in a survey by University of South Carolina and Penn State researches said they definitely will (64.8%) or might (32.5%) travel within the next six months, but COVID-19 will continue…
Karen David has seen a lot of change in Blythewood in the 25 years she’s lived in the northeast Richland community — especially to the area’s traffic.
TODAY Show news anchor, award-winning journalist and Columbia native, Craig Melvin, will be holding a virtual book tour with Richland Library as the first stop.
The two-day 16th annual BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing championship concluded Thursday at Dreher Island State Park on Lake Murray.
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.
EdVenture Children’s Museum is supporting military families with free admission throughout Memorial Day Weekend at the museum's Columbia location (211 Gervais Street).
Officials from Richland Library announced an update to services across all library locations. There will now be added evening hours and the previous midday closure is being removed.
A beautiful, Famously Hot Sunday. A sold out crowd. A scenic outdoor setting. Live music. Booth after booth offering food and drinks. And hardly a mask to be seen. The finale event of the Columbia Food and Wine Festival recalled, perhaps for the first time, weekends in the Capital City befor…
May is both National Bike Month and National Historic Preservation Month, and the city of Columbia is offering resources to help residents enjoy both at the same time.
Looking for a fun family outdoor activity that will help kids learn about the environment — plus a chance to win some professional public art for your neighborhood? Consider signing up for Richland County’s stormwater drain marking project.
If your summer fun sometimes comes to an itchy end, help is on the way. Richland County is about to begin its annual mosquito-spraying campaign.
Two local residents were recognized Tuesday for their contributions toward the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's goal to find cures for blood cancers.
The South Carolina State Museum has joined Museums For All, a program to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums regularly and build museum-going habits.
People all over the Midlands will walk on May 22 to raise awareness of mental illness, to raise money to help the cause, and to let those suffering know they are not alone. A Columbia family is helping lead the way in memory of a lost loved one.
The popular playground at Doko Park in Blythewood will have an added measure of safety soon with the expansion of the fence around it.
A multi-talented local woman will share her expertise with the community over the next few months as Richland Library’s new entrepreneur-in-residence.
Lovers of Greek food will have a one-day opportunity to indulge in their favorite Grecian delight during the inaugural Greek To Go event.