There's a new art exhibition at the Columbia Metropolitan Airport, showcasing the original work from past and current clients at Transitions Homeless Center.
Most 5k races in Columbia happen early in the morning, with the city’s famous heat in mind. One exception came this weekend, and for good reason.
Officials from the South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles are asking the public to be aware of fraudulent electronic communications, including emails and text messages, claiming to be from “The Department of Motor Vehicles.”
South Carolina’s Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 1,392 confirmed new COVID-19 cases and two deaths Friday, along with 811 additional new probable cases. With the state agency joining the CDC in recommending masks in public indoor areas for all, some local resta…
Bargain hunters, antique lovers and treasure hunters can mark their calendars for Friday, Sept. 10 and Saturday, Sept. 11 for the annual Big Grab, a 50-mile-long yard sale through Blythewood, Ridgeway and Winnsboro.
There's a chance one hotel in downtown Columbia could be named the Best Historic Hotel of 2021 by USA Today. Hotel Trundle, located at 1224 Taylor St., is one of the 20 contestants in the 10Best Readers' Choice Contest.
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…
Three Columbia-area dancers earned high honors at the recent U.S. National Irish Dance Championships in Phoenix, Arizona.
It’s not very often people are called on to be ready to rock before noon on a Saturday, but it happened July 24 on Main St. in Columbia. And because of those doing the asking, the crowd was indeed ready.
It's almost that time of year again. The South Carolina Department of Revenue has officially set August 6 through 8 as the date for the 2021 Tax Free Weekend.
Big Bass Tour officials announced next year's tour schedule this week at ICAST in Florida. Lake Murray will again be one of the stops on the tour, April 29 through May 1.
An announcement was made Thursday that The Rolling Stones will return on their NO FILTER tour kicking off this fall in the United States.
CJ Tamasco officially became an ambassador for her city this year, as one of a group of four chosen by Experience Columbia SC. However, all those who know her or follow her on social media would agree she began representing the capital city long before this.
The Central Midlands Regional Transit Authority officials announced Tuesday that the organization has been selected to receive a $2,935,190 grant. The funding was provided by the Federal Transit Administration’s Low or No Emission Vehicle Program for Fiscal Year 2021.
The rivalry between the University of South Carolina and Clemson has been contested in many places, and Saturday it arrived at Steel Hands Brewing in Cayce.
Columbia resident Mike Goodwin has been making people laugh with his stand-up comedy for 14 years. He has become well-known by many in the Midlands, but on Tuesday he will be introduced to millions of people across the nation.
The Farm 1780 on Corley Mill Road in Lexington has been maintained by the same family since the land was acquired. The 34-acre property has been passed down to the eighth generation, now owned by Brett and McKenzie Flashnick.
The director and curator of the Lexington County Museum will soon be sharing the tales of lesser-known historical murders, trials, mysteries and other crimes that took place in downtown Lexington.
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.
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.
Officials from Cotton Branch Farm Sanctuary are excitedly preparing to welcome the public back to their facility since the onset of COVID. A weekend event July 24 and 25, cleverly named "The Main Event," will serve as a fundraiser for the farm while also providing a social gathering for the …
The Cayce Historical Museum closed for two hours Wednesday to welcome a special guest. Erik Hastings, known by most as Erik the Travel Guy, visited the museum to film for an episode of his show Beyond Your Backyard.
The Columbia Museum of Art opened an exhibit Saturday featuring a variety of Soviet-era works, created in secret under the oppression of the Iron Curtain era. The secrecy and sentiments of the time bring the niche representation and unique qualities of the artists.
Keep the Midlands Beautiful announced Thursday that a $50,000 grant was given to the nonprofit. The donation was made by the Arbor Day Foundation’s Community Resilience Grant program in partnership with Bank of America.
Forbes released the top Southern destinations for 2021 and the Capital City/Lake Murray Country region has made its way to the list. It is the only South Carolina location mentioned by Forbes.
The Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center (CMCC) will host a job fair for those interested in a career in the hospitality industry. "Welcome Workers: Columbia Area Hospitality Industry Job Fair" will be held Aug. 17, from 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. at the convention center.
The Lexington Medical Center Foundation received a $100,000 donation to fund blood pressure cuffs for high-risk patients in need throughout the Midlands.
During the summer months it is common to see children on golf carts and ATVs. Prisma Health Children's Hospital officials said precautions must be taken while using recreational vehicles or serious injury could occur.
South Carolina DHEC will continue its program monitoring for harmful algal blooms in ambient surface waters as swimmers and boaters enjoy the summer on South Carolina’s lakes and rivers.
Richland Library’s executive director is now also the leader of an international organization of library professionals.