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Residents from across the state, and others who traveled from out of state, could be seen Sunday on Lake Murray showing their support for President Donald Trump.

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The City of Columbia is setting up multiple mask distribution sites for city residents who may not have access to masks. Mayor Steve Benjamin and members of the Columbia City Council passed an ordinance last week requiring masks to be worn in public places within city limits.

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Governor Henry McMaster issued an executive order Friday morning, allowing bowling alleys to reopen and lifting the capacity restrictions of shoppers allowed in retail stores. In the same order, he also announced the extension of South Carolina's state of emergency.

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Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday, announcing the latest COVID-19 update for South Carolina. The press conference began with State Epidemiologist Dr. Linda Bell expressing her concern regarding the large amounts of COVID-19 cases within the state over the past couple weeks.

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According to scvotes.org, there were 27,909 ballots cast by residents of Richland County in Tuesday's primary. Polling stations were open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with special COVID-19 safety precautions in-place.

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According to scvotes.org, there were 38,371 ballots cast by residents of Lexington County in Tuesday's primary. Polling stations were open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., with special COVID-19 safety precautions in-place.

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Residents of South Carolina have the opportunity to vote today (Tuesday, June 9) in the statewide primary. Polling locations will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. A photo ID, or voter registration card if you have no ID, is required.

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South Carolinians will have the chance to vote Tuesday in the primary election. Some have already mailed their votes through an absentee ballot, which all voters had the option to do this year due to COVID-19 adjustments. According to officials, social distancing and safety precautions will …

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Richland County Council approved the COVID-19 pandemic relief grant program Tuesday. The $1 million grant will allocate $500,000 for small businesses affected by the pandemic’s economic impact and $500,000 for nonprofits assisting communities in need, including food insecurity for low- to mo…

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As of Sunday evening, Governor Henry McMaster has declared a new state of emergency for South Carolina, which creates an extension of the current state of emergency that had already been in effect. The new order will remain in place through April 27.

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Mayor Steve Benjamin declared a state of emergency for the City of Columbia Monday evening. The ordinance will be sent to Columbia City Council members to be reviewed at a meeting Tuesday. 

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Doko Park and Doko Manor will be closed March 17 through 30 to help slow the spread of the coronavirus. The town’s council made that unanimous decision after lengthy discussion at a special called meeting Monday afternoon.

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Former Lexington County Councilman Ned Tolar died at Lexington Medical Center Sunday. He was a businessman and he represented West Columbia and part of Lexington – District 8 – while on council. Tolar left council in 2018, replaced by Glen Conwell.