Election day is Nov. 3, and South Carolinians will have to decide whether to reelect US Senator Lindsey Graham for a fourth term, or if the tides have changed in the Palmetto State. Graham is opposed by Democratic Senate nominee Jaime Harrison, who entered the race in May of 2019.
As in-person absentee voting begins Monday in South Carolina, the presidential election is getting most of the attention. However, one other federal government race and many more at state and local levels will also be on the ballot.
Residents of Lexington and Richland counties who have not yet registered to vote can visit Seven Oaks Presbyterian Church Wednesday on St. Andrews Road to obtain voting information and register.
Around two dozen people gathered at the South Carolina State House Sunday to honor the memory of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.
The unofficial results of Tuesday's special election for the District 9 seat on Richland County Council show that Jonnieka Farr and Jesica Mackey will enter into a runoff.
Current and former South Carolinians can find out if they have any extra money lying around by visiting the State Treasurer’s Office online. In order to find out if they have any missing money, residents can search for themselves, their family and their friends on Treasurer.sc.gov for free.
Leaders of Lexington and Richland counties gathered in West Columbia at Stone River Thursday morning to acknowledge and honor the “Midlands heroes” who have been essential workers throughout the pandemic. First responders, educators, military, and health care workers were all recognized for …
Governor Henry McMaster along with SCDHEC officials addressed South Carolinians Tuesday afternoon to provide an update on visitation at nursing homes across the state.
Governor Henry McMaster wrote a letter to the chairman of the South Carolina board of Health and Environmental Control Friday, requesting up-to-date visitation guidelines for guests to visit loved ones at nursing homes.
Lexington County residents will have the opportunity to recycle electronics and tires, have paper shredded and donate household goods to be reused.
Richland County residents can bring recyclable materials to Columbia Place Mall Aug. 15. The drop-off will be held in a drive-thru format to ensure a safe, socially distanced event.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Friday addressing updates on the state’s precautions for Hurricane Isaias.
Vice President Mike Pence and Second Lady Karen Pence traveled to Columbia Tuesday to meet with Governor Henry McMaster regarding the reopening of schools in South Carolina.
Vice President Mike Pence will be in Columbia Tuesday for a visit to boost the candidacy of Lowcountry Representative Nancy Mace (R).
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday to address plans for the upcoming school year. Since March 16, students across the state have completed instruction through e-learning, and plans had not been formally addressed for the fall.
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.
South Carolina Governor Henry McMaster along with state epidemiologist Linda Bell held a press conference Wednesday to provide a COVID-19 update and urge the public to act responsibly during the Fourth of July weekend.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 …
A Columbia City Council member issued an apology Wednesday after blaming a fire at Epworth Children’s Home on what he called “riots.”
State Representative Beth Bernstein (D-Dist. 79) told a Columbia Chamber of Commerce group Tuesday she’s concerned about the success of the June 9 primary election.
The League of Women Voters of the Columbia Area (LWVCA) encourages voters to look to nonpartisan election resource, VOTE411, ahead of the upcoming June 9 statewide primary elections.
Residents of Richland County can resume making appointments to schedule curbside pickup for old furniture, appliances and other large objects beginning Wednesday, June 3.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Wednesday announcing the next step in reopening South Carolina amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Governor Henry McMaster addressed the public Monday afternoon, regarding an update on the coronavirus in South Carolina.
Governor Henry McMaster announced Friday that he is going to allow restaurants in South Carolina to reopen for dine-in service beginning Monday.
Governor Henry McMaster announced new guidelines in response to the COVID-19 pandemic on Friday. He announced that beginning Monday, May 4, the “home or work” order will no longer be mandatory.
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…
Governor Henry McMaster and other public officials held a press conference Monday at 4 p.m. to provide an update on South Carolina amid the COVID-19 crisis.
Governor Henry McMaster held a press conference Thursday around 4:30 p.m. along with other state officials, to provide an update on the COVID-19 crisis in South Carolina.
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.
The Lexington Police Department, in a social media post Saturday morning, said it has been getting calls about yard sales that are going on in several Lexington neighborhoods.
Governor Henry McMaster and other state officials held a press conference Monday at 4 p.m., providing the latest COVID-19 update for South Carolina.
Governor Henry McMaster alongside other state officials held a press conference Friday afternoon to provide an update on the COVID-19 pandemic in South Carolina.
To help stop the spread of COVID-19, the Lexington County Clerk of Court is suspending cash payments for child support, unless directed by the court. This will remain in place until further notice.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) reported 261 additional cases of COVID-19 on Thursday. This brings the statewide total cases to 1,554 in all 46 counties.
As people all over the world struggle to stop the spread of coronavirus, Columbia’s hospitality districts and the city are teaming up to keep businesses running and paychecks coming in for their local owners and employees.
Columbia city council approved the decision to impose a citywide curfew at Tuesday's council meeting, in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
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.
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.
Governor Henry McMaster declared a state of emergency for South Carolina due to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, as of Friday afternoon.