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Prisma Health Midlands Foundation officials are moving the 31st Walk for Life and Famously Hot Pink Half Marathon +5K to a fully virtual event in 2021. The change comes due to the rise of COVID-19 cases and the surge caused by the Delta variant. The decision was announced Monday.

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Game day this week in Columbia meant more than just football, as hundreds of people gathered to compete in a much older sport, one with roots going back to the Roman Empire.

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In Columbia, in Cayce, on campus at the University of South Carolina, and all across the country, people paused Saturday morning to remember and reflect on a Tuesday morning 20 years ago.

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Officials from the South Carolina State Fair announced Wednesday that discount fair admission and ride tickets are now on sale through Tuesday, Oct. 12. Patrons can save up to 50% by purchasing their tickets in advance at SCStateFair.org, or at participating Circle K locations.

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The game is important, but any Gamecocks fan will tell you winning the tailgate matters too. With Williams-Brice Stadium back at full capacity for a University of South Carolina home game for the first time since 2019, the crowd was ready and got things started long before the kickoff.

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The Blythewood Fall Festival Rodeo is ready to charge out of the chutes at Blythewood’s Community Park Arena Friday, Oct. 29 and Saturday, Oct. 30.

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Palmetto Conservation Corps officials named Catie Hutchinson as the organization’s new program director this week. She will travel throughout the state in her new role as she supervises work on the Palmetto Trail, a mountains-to-the-sea hiking and biking trail that passes directly through th…

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Wingard's Market in Lexington is now working alongside Central South Carolina Habitat for Humanity to help local residents. The Lexington garden center is donating plants, flowers and additional landscaping to as many as six new homes built by the organization in the Midlands this year.

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The Columbia Fireflies announced Tuesday that an Oktoberfest celebration will be held at Segra Park Sept. 24 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.Oktoberfest will feature a variety of breweries with beers, seltzers and ciders, including:

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Columbia is overflowing with talented artists, and more than a dozen put their work on display Saturday at the city’s newest co-workspace and event venue.

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From salsa to merengue to reggaeton to grupero. From arepas to tacos to tamales to pupususas. Columbia’s Main Street Latin Festival celebrated music, food and culture from Puerto Rico, Mexico, Cuba, Venezuela, Costa Rica and many more countries and regions on Saturday.

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Blythewood area residents hoping for improved facilities at Blythewood Park will have the opportunity to share their ideas and concerns with the Richland County Recreation Commission next week. The commission will hold a community meeting to collect feedback for enhancements and facility imp…

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Columbia Metropolitan Airport is partnering with South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control, RRT and Extraordinary Headhunters, LLC., to bring a drive-thru COVID-19 testing site to the airport. The testing site will operate beginning Aug. 30.

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Storytelling is one of humanity’s oldest arts, and as enjoyable now as it was in the earliest days of history. Richland Library will keep the tradition alive Tuesday at the North Main location.

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Richland School District Two officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday at Ridge View High School's new football stadium, located at 4801 Hard Scrabble Rd., Columbia. The project was made possible by the passage of the $468 million Pathways to Premier Facilities bond referendum that vot…

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Batman, The Avengers, the heroes of Star Wars, Archie Andrews and friends, the Suicide Squad, the Teen Titans, Princess Amethyst of Gemworld, Avatar Korra, and so many more came together Saturday in the biggest team-up in the comic book world.