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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden is set to open the Darnall W. and Susan F. Boyd Aquarium & Reptile Conservation Center on March 2. The multi-million dollar renovations were supported by The Boyd Foundation, to transform the heart of the zoo into a state-of-the-art animal care facility to provi…

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Many community members came to Richland Library Main Wednesday evening for a community conversation about race and equity in the Midlands. The event offered an opportunity for attendees to learn the findings of the 2021 Racial Equity Index study, and discuss ways to promote racial equity in …

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St. Pat’s in Five Points is one the largest St. Patrick’s Day festivals in the Southeast. The 2023 band lineup was announced Thursday for the 41st annual event, which returns to Columbia on March 18.

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Black History Month is just around the corner and The Columbia Museum of Art will be hosting its 'More Than Rhythm: A Black Music Series' featuring a month-long Celebration of Soul. Attendees can expect programs that include a free conversation and concert with The Mahoganëë Xperience, a fre…

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Getting healthier — eating better, exercising more, losing weight — pop up every year on new year’s resolutions list for many people. And experts agree the new year is an ideal time to address your health-related “to do” list.

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When Alex English was born in Columbia in 1954, Black people like him were forbidden by law from (among many other things) going to schools with white people. At the time of his birth, the greatest male basketball player in the history of the University of South Carolina would not have been …

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Yoga is for everyone. Fitness is for everyone. Local, independently owned and operated studio Fit Columbia is also for everyone, offering a wide variety of classes. Sometimes, like on Sunday, those classes include adorable furry friends straight from the farm.

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Richland County Sheriff's Department rescued five newborn puppies from under a home Saturday night, after receiving a worried call from a local resident. According to the department, the man called animal control after he located the puppies under his home. Animal Control was unable to acces…

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Eagles fans across the Midlands will soon be able to rock out with the band as members Don Henley, Joe Walsh, and Timothy B. Schmit, with Vince Gill – extend the 'Hotel California' Tour with an additional 2023 show set for Colonial Life Arena March 30.

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Experience Columbia SC announced the new group of ambassadors for 2023 Wednesday in conjunction with the launch of this year’s Columbia SC Insider’s Guide publication, featuring an illustration of Soda City Market created by local artist Cait Maloney.

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Midland's residents looking to obtain their commercial driver's licenses (CDL) or commercial learner's permits (CLP) can do so Tuesday. The South Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles (SCDMV) is hosting "CDL Day" at the State Fairgrounds, located at 1200 Rosewood Drive, Columbia, SC 29201, f…

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The City of West Columbia has announced the move of the Columbia Children’s Theatre (CCT) to West Columbia at the Brookland-Lakeview Empowerment Center (BLEC). The move will be effective Feb. 1 with CCT’s after-school classes, summer camps, rehearsals and administrative services all located …

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The Columbia Museum of Art (CMA) has announced a new exhibition featuring 20th-century women artists with ties to the South. The exhibition titled Our Own Work, Our Own Way: Ascendant Women Artists in the Johnson Collection is on display at the museum Jan. 21 to May 21.

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In 2021, South Carolina had the 8th highest percentage of the adult population with diabetes in the United States. That’s more than 561,000 adults. Even more alarming, more than 1 in 3 adults in the U.S. are estimated to have prediabetes.

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Columbia Metropolitan Airport (CAE) is now accepting submissions for the 2023 Art in the Airport program. The initiative showcases the work of four artists across the Midlands region and houses the work in the main terminal.

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Christmas is finally here and if you are still looking for the perfect gift, options are available.