Local artists have an opportunity for their work to be featured in the Art of Being: At Peace exhibition at Richland Library. All media and styles can be submitted, and traditional, folk, and contemporary artists are invited to submit works that speak to their interpretation of what it means…
The Whig, a longstanding neighborhood bar located downtown Columbia on Main Street, will be closing after operating for 17 years.
Students, teachers, administrators, and school staff are gearing up for the new school year. To help assist students with needed supplies, several back-to-school events will be taking place across Lexington and Richland Counties.
Grateful Dead followers known as ‘Deadheads’ will soon have an opportunity to honor what would have been Jerry Garcia’s 80th birthday later this year here in the Midlands.
Two-time national champion and Heisman Trophy winner Tim Tebow will be in the Midlands on Thursday. The first-round NFL draft pick and former professional baseball player is the featured speaker for the event titled "An Evening with Tim Tebow' which begins at 6:30 p.m. and is hosted by the M…
PhotoSC, a nonprofit arts organization supported by the SC Arts Commission, is featuring the work of Midlands native and self-taught photographer Ashleigh Burke Coleman at 918 Studio located downtown Columbia.
Tax-free weekend is right around the corner and shoppers are preparing for back to school shopping. Many businesses in the Midlands are hoping consumers will shop locally.
The Lexington Medical Center Foundation will host Wine on the River at the West Columbia Riverwalk on Saturday, Aug. 20, at 6 p.m. The event's presenting sponsor is Jim Hudson Automotive Group and will feature live music, wine, craft beer, and culinary tastings.
A new program aimed at helping future Army recruits overcome academic and physical challenges is set to begin this month at Fort Jackson.
The community of Irmo and local law enforcement officers and businesses gathered in Irmo Community Park August 2 for National Night Out. Officers from the Irmo Police Department and South Carolina State Troopers mingled with the crowd and interacted with children to share safety tips and cri…
The South Carolina State Fair is now accepting temporary employment applications for the 12-day fair this year which will take place Oct. 12 through 23 at the S.C. State Fairgrounds.
If the irresistible aroma of slow pit-cooked pork isn’t enough to bring you into Maurice’s Piggie Park, the opportunity for a new career might be. The 70-year mainstay of the Columbia restaurant industry is hiring people for nearly every position.
The annual Black Bass World Fishing Championship is scheduled to return back to the Midlands Sunday, Oct. 16 through Saturday, Oct. 22. The annual event is hosted by The United States Angling Confederation and Capital City Lake Murray Country.
Most 5K’s, especially during a Columbia summer, start early in the morning to beat the heat, but one annual exception drew its biggest crowd yet on Saturday.
A 90-year-old Batesburg-Leesville man who played in the Negro League was honored Saturday night at the Lexington County Baseball Stadium.
Hundreds of runners are expected to attend the Guardians of the Night K-9 5K at the South Carolina State Fairgrounds on Saturday.
The off-season officially ended for UofSC football coach Shane Beamer and his staff on Thursday with the second annual Birdies with Beamer Golf Tournament at Cobblestone Park in Blythewood.
The Mega Millions lottery jackpot has reached a peak of $1.02 billion after no one matched all six numbers to cash in on Tuesday’s big win fall of $830 million. According to reports, the new jackpot is estimated to be the fourth largest lottery prize and has been growing since April 15.
South Carolina Gamecock quarterback Spencer Rattler will host a meet and greet at Jim Hudson Chevrolet Wednesday night. The event is from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m., and attendees will have an opportunity to receive autograph cards.
The City of Columbia and the Columbia Food Policy Committee created a food access geographic system (GIS) map listing various locations where individuals and families can access healthy food. The map includes grocery stores, farmer's markets, food pantries, FoodShare produce box sites and fr…
‘The Voice’ finalist and South Carolina native CammWess will join a cast of other national and regional performers Thursday. The 10th annual performance will take place at 6:00 p.m. in the Township Auditorium, and the musical and dance extravaganza will benefit Artists for Africa-USA.
The Carolina Panthers and Lenovo announced the return of the Empowering the Carolinas contest to highlight and support small businesses across the Carolinas.
The City of Columbia is partnering with SC DHEC to offer COVID-19 vaccinations and tests at city operated parks around Columbia. SC DHEC will be handing out self-administering tests kits and providing vaccinations at each clinic.
Hundreds flooded Icehouse Amphitheater Saturday night to rock with Sister Hazel. The five-member band kept the crowd dancing and out of their seats with their music and energy.
School is starting back soon and the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) is reminding parents to make sure their children’s vaccines are up to date. Children enrolled in school and childcare are required to have up-to-date vaccinations at the start of the sch…
Summer is flying by but there is still time to take a vacation. Individuals or families who do not wish to travel far may want to consider taking a staycation, to get away without leaving their hometown.
Many local organizations and businesses have teamed up to host the 5th annual Midlands Women's Day on Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center. The day will be jam-packed with free activities, seminars, and services for women in the Midlands.
Blythewood will honor military service members who have received the Purple Heart at its annual Purple Heart Day ceremony at 5 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 7 at Blythewood Town Hall, 171 Langford Road.
The Leon Levine Foundation awarded Senior Resources a $45,000 grant to provide nutritional support and resources to vulnerable seniors.
Lexington-Richland School District Five is again offering Golden Passes to residents 60 years old or older to encourage senior citizens to be involved and active in district-sponsored events and activities for the upcoming school year.
"One of the things I really wish for camping that would make me enjoy it so much more is if it was already set up and I don't have to tear it down, and it's got a nice comfy bed, and it's got chairs. Basically, I want Holiday Inn Express out of a tent," is how Kevin Berry felt after a horrib…
If you are a high-energy person who takes pride in doing a job well and would enjoy a flexible schedule, Deserved Comfort Professional House Cleaning may be the perfect employer for you.
The South Carolina Air National Guard (SCANG) announced on social media that it would be conducting night training at Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE).
Paul Lagatore is celebrating 30 years as a successful small business owner in Columbia, all because of a decision he made at the age of 19, one he calls “dumb luck.”
Richland Library will host a panel discussion this Saturday to talk about gun violence and how to work through it as a community. Attendees will have the opportunity to share their own ideas on creating safe communities and hear from those personally affected by gun violence.
Students across the Midlands will be gearing up to head back to school soon, and Sports & Skate Station USA will be hosting a free back-to-school event Wednesday, July 27, from 11 a.m. to - 2 p.m.
Steel Hands Brewing will be hosting its annual Training Camp this Saturday to benefit Camp Cole. The event raises money by having guests come out to see entertainment presented by former college athletes.
New Columbia restaurant Smoked received an Honor Award at the 27th annual South Carolina Historic Preservation Awards Wednesday at the South Carolina State House. Governor McMaster presented the team with certificates during the ceremony.
Hotel Trundle is expanding to Main St., which will be known as the “Flutter Wing.” The new sector of the hotel is expected to open in Spring 2023.
Richland Library Friends and Foundation is preparing to host the 2022 Summer Book Sale July 22 and 23. Sales from the annual event offer the community opportunities to take advantage of great deals and rare finds while supporting their local library.
The City of Cayce is home to more than 12,500 people, making it the fourth largest city in Lexington County — and it takes a village to keep it running, according to Beth White, the city’s benefits and payroll administrator.
The Nickelodeon Theater will feature a back-to-back film screening Wednesday, July 13. The two films, Meltdown in Dixie and In the Bubble with Jaime Harrison, are documentaries created by SC native Emily Harrold.
A nation-wide mental health hotline will be accessible beginning July 16 for individuals having a mental health crisis. Users will be able to call or text 9-8-8 to speak with a trained counselor for assistance.