A new exhibit premiered at the University of South Carolina’s McKissick Museum Thursday evening, unveiling stories untold of women throughout UofSC’s history. “A Woman’s Right” explores the powerful and diverse roles of different wives, daughters, students, and professors who have walked the…
Five Points Association Executive Director Kelsey Hennighan addressed a crowd Thursday to reveal the highlights of the 38th annual St. Pat’s in Five Points Festival. The event is the biggest attraction the organization plans every year.
The biggest musical to ever perform in Columbia will debut Wednesday night at the Koger Center. Broadway’s Wicked cast will be entertaining crowds from Jan. 22 to Feb. 9. The show is described as “the untold true story of the witches of Oz.”
Joe Taylor presented West Columbia City Council, Tuesday, with a large copy of a map of almost 60 locally owned restaurants.
Sunday, Jan. 19, marks one year since Brandon Zinn’s life changed forever. He was on his way to work as a Columbia Fire Department trainee when his motorcycle was hit (by an allegedly impaired driver). Zinn was critically injured and lost his left leg. However, he refused to let his childhoo…
To kick off the New Year, the West Columbia Public Works and Sanitation departments increased the recycling effort, along with reminding residents to recycle smart.
Hundreds of local high school students gave up a chance to sleep late or relax after a long week and spent their Saturday morning helping others.
South Carolina State Museum visitors will soon have the opportunity to observe foot prints, splatter patterns and scenes of 1890s London while journeying through The International Exhibition of Sherlock Holmes. It will combine science with history and culture to bring to life the historic un…
A kayak can offer a way to relax and enjoy a peaceful day on the water. However, a kayak can also open the doors to adrenaline-rushing adventure, and that’s what was on display Saturday in Columbia.
The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles will soon embark on a statewide tour, aimed at getting more residents their REAL ID driver's licenses or identification card.
Columbia, the wait is over. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will perform at Colonial Life Arena for one night only, THURSDAY, April 23 at 8 PM, as part of Jimmy Buffett’s Slack Tide Tour 2020.
An orchestra performance where all members are in casual blue jeans is not a sight often seen... except once a year when the S.C. Philharmonic celebrates Beethoven's birthday.
If you want to ring in 2020 at one of the most-popular fine dining locations around, Als’ Upstairs, Black Rooster, and Terra in West Columbia are taking reservations.
The line of mourners was long Sunday afternoon, as a steady rain poured outside of Caughman-Harman Funeral Home on N. Lake Drive in Lexington.
Tem Miles was elected West Columbia Mayor in November. With Christmas upon us, he has begun to settle into the job and he said he is very appreciative.
Wesley J.Warren- Camp , 26, died after being shot Friday night at a company Christmas party of Southern Dreams Realty in Lexington.
From Cafe Strudel and Terra to Bricks and Stones Pizza Company and Compton’s Kitchen, West Columbia has some of the most popular restaurants around. And the Christmas season is one of the busiest times of the year for those establishments.
Saturday night was the longest night of the year, and at Columbia’s Riverfront Park it began with a group celebrating the darkness with lights.
“To protect and to serve” is the motto for many law enforcement agencies, and “serve” can mean many things for police officers. Saturday in Columbia, it meant making the holidays brighter for more than four dozen kids.
A University of South Carolina student and her mother who have taken on everything the world could throw at them are in need of a little help from their community this holiday season.
Steel Hands Brewing has been open for just a few days more than a year in Cayce, and its owners have delivered on their promise to make it much more than just another place to have a beer.
It was a the perfect evening for a Christmas parade in the South. Not cold, but with a enough of a chill in the air to remind us it is December.
The annual Holiday Parade of Lights begins at 5:30 p.m., this Saturday (Dec. 14.) The parade runs through the middle of West Columbia, after starting in Cayce. It is the only “night time” parade in the Midlands, and it is one of the most anticipated parades of the Christmas season.
The murals at Columbia's Riverfront Park were defaced last week. News of the vandalism was posted on the Riverfront Park Facebook page.
Sunny skies warmed a chilly afternoon as area residents packed the streets in downtown Blythewood for the town’s annual Christmas parade.
The warm weather Saturday did not call any white Christmases to mind, but one of Columbia’s oldest holiday traditions did more than enough to get people in the spirit.
Anyone passing William's Brice stadium at night for the rest of the month will likely be distracted by something even more eye-catching across the street.
A large crowd turned out for Lexington’s Snowball Festival Friday night. It was held at Lexington Square. Santa visited and the town's Christmas tree lighted.
The City of West Columbia is hosting its 15th Annual Christmas Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 6, at 6:30 p.m., at the West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th St.
The City of Cayce will kick off its Christmas in Cayce events Thursday night with its Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m.
Gov. Henry McMaster, First Lady Peggy McMaster, and the First Family invite South Carolinians and their families to join them for a Christmas Open House on Monday, December 9, from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM at the Governor's Mansion. Santa, Mrs. Claus, and their elves will be present to greet guest…
It was announced that up-and-coming country artist Tenille Townes will be added to country music Hall of Famer Alan Jackson's 2020 Tour stop in Columbia. The concert will be held at the Colonial Life Arena Jan. 11.
A new TownPlace Suites by Marriott is being built beside Freddy's on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. It is scheduled to open in the Fall of 2020 according to a sign on the property.
Hundreds of Blythewood area residents gathered at town hall in Doko Meadow Park Sunday evening for the official lighting of the town’s dual Christmas trees.
Showers are expected in the early morning hours of Sunday. The rain will continue until the middle of the day. Rain totals could be as much as a quarter of an inch. Skies are expected to become clear Sunday afternoon.
About 80 residents, family members and friends — plus 17 dogs — in Northeast Columbia’s Longcreek neighborhood started their Thanksgiving celebration on the right (and left) foot early Thursday morning by walking and running for Harvest Hope Food Bank.
Chef Greg Martin is the owner of Primal Gourmet in West Columbia. The restaurant and food delivery service has thrived since opening a large base operation at 725 Meeting Street in July.
Cirque du Soleil, the internationally-performing acrobatic group, will be making a stop in South Carolina next year with its "coolest" show yet: CRYSTAL. The spectacle blends circus arts and the world of ice skating for the first time in Cirque du Soleil's history.
Black Rooster was opened in August by premier Chef Kristian Niemi. The French bistro-themed establishment is a part of West Columbia’s Brookland complex. Reviews of the food have been outstanding. Large crowds are also drawn to Black Rooster’s rooftop bar that offers a magnificent view of th…