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Governor Henry McMaster awarded the Order of the Palmetto to William Calloway and Gray T. Culbreath May 10 for their outstanding service to the South Carolina State Museum.

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“Shall we gather at the river?” asked hymnist Robert Lowry many years ago. Saturday in West Columbia, hundreds of people answered “yes,” assembling for an evening of music and celebration of triumph over addiction.

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Family and friends will gather Sunday for beloved radio personality Benji Norton's Celebration of Life service. Norton died April 29 due to heart failure, and services will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday in the Dutch Fork High School Auditorium in Irmo. The family will receive friends in the Au…

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The Rhythm on the River Spring Concert Series presented by the Greater Cayce West Columbia Chamber of Commerce, and Visitor Programs returns every Saturday from April 30 to May 28 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the West Columbia Riverwalk Amphitheater along the Congaree River.

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The Palmetto SC Region of the American Red Cross received two brand-new Dodge ProMaster 3000s. Jim Hudson Automotive Group donated the transport lifesaving blood vehicles, which will help support the organization's lifesaving blood and humanitarian services mission. The new vehicles are the …

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Richland County Library announced Thursday that applications are now open for its fall 2022 artist-in-residence. The focus of this residency, which runs from July 18 through Dec. 16, 2022, is for the artist-in-residence to help the library improve the livelihood of our creative community.

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Revente Luxury Resale, located in the heart of Five Points, celebrated its 30th Anniversary over the weekend. The Five Points Association, the City of Columbia's Economic Development Office, and the Office of Business Opportunities held a special celebration and a ribbon cutting for the mome…

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In conjunction with the South Carolina Philharmonic Orchestra, the Columbia Fireflies announced that they will host the Second Fireworks with the Phil presented by Prisma Health at Segra Park Saturday, July 2. Gates for the event will open at 6 p.m.; the concert will begin at 8 p.m., and the…

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The 15th annual Rosewood Crawfish Festival returns to the South Carolina State Fairgrounds on Saturday from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m., and event organizers are anticipating a large turnout. Food and music are always the main attraction, and this year the annual festival will offer various selecti…

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The Central Carolina Community Foundation hosted the ninth annual Midlands Gives Day on Tuesday. The annual 18-hour online giving challenge for local nonprofits started at 6 a.m., and $3,734,986 via 19,534 individual gifts had been donated by midnight.

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Supporters gathered to honor the memory and achievement of the Doolittle Raiders Sunday afternoon at the Skyline Club on the grounds of the original World War II Columbia Army airbase at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.

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The center of the rodeo world was in the town of Blythewood over the weekend. The 12th annual Blythewood Doko Rodeo returned before a packed crowd at the Community Park Arena on Friday and Saturday.

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After a three-year hiatus, dogs once again got to 'Bark to the Park,' over 800 people along with their canines, gathered at Saluda Shoals Park in Irmo Saturday. Mac, the South Carolina First Lady's Bulldog also participated in the walk. 

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The trend of concerts and other large public events returning after pandemic cancellations continued Saturday night with the city of Cayce’s biggest party.

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Cayce’s expanding music and arts festival Soiree on State, returns to town on Saturday Apr. 23 from 2:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. along State Street, from Poplar Ave. to Railroad St.

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Lexington Medical Center is the new title sponsor of the annual Governor's Cup Road Race this weekend, Apr. 22 through 23. The Governor's Cup includes a half-marathon, 5K run/walk, Main Street Mile, and the Kids Main Street Mile. The event started today, and will run wrap up tomorrow, with t…

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Midlands Military History organizations are coming together this weekend to honor the 80th anniversary of the Doolittle Raiders. The celebration will take place this Sunday, Apr. 24 from 2 to 6 p.m. at the Skyline Club on the grounds of the original WWII Columbia Army Airbase at the Columbia…

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The 12th Annual Blythewood Doko Rodeo is ready to saddle up for an exciting weekend. The two-day event will start Friday, April 22, through Saturday, 23, at the Community Park Arena. Gates open up at 5:30 p.m., and the rodeo begins at 7:30 p.m.

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Arts and Draughts is returning this weekend to draw up a night of festivities with a mixture of art, music, food, and drinks. Hosted by the Columbia Museum of Art (CMA), the event began as a way to bring the community together.

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Judge Jessica Mangum, City of Columbia judge, denied bond for Marquise Robinson and Jewayne Price on Tuesday morning. Both suspects faced nine counts of aggravated assault and battery, and a charge of attempted murder.