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Richland County Coroner Gary Watts released the name of the person who died Friday after being involved in a tragic ATV incident. Columbia/Richland Fire and South Carolina Highway Patrol responded just before 6 p.m. to Ridge Crest Court and found an unresponsive male victim lying on the ground.

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Staying home, social distancing and frequent hand-washing are all ways health and government officials are urging Midlands residents to help save lives. Now, here’s something else you can do: Donate blood.

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As of Saturday, all state parks in South Carolina will be closed through Thursday, April 30 in an effort to support the state's response to COVID-19. The closures are designed to keep visitors and employees as safe as possible, by mitigating the spread of the coronavirus, according to southc…

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Cayce City Council has unanimously approved a resolution that calls for Gov. Henry McMaster to immediately issue a statewide mandatory Shelter-in-Place Order to fight COVID-19.

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Representatives from the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced Saturday that there are two additional deaths related to the COVID-19 novel coronavirus. This brings the state’s total number of deaths to 15.

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The Department of Homeland Security announced it would be extending the enforcement date of the Federal REAL ID Act from Oct. 1 of this year to Oct. 1, 2021. 

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Residents in unincorporated areas of Richland County will no longer have curbside pickup of bulk items such as furniture, appliances and mattresses.

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City of Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin and the members of the Columbia City Council held a meeting Thursday to consider a shelter-in-place order. A discussion was held where each council member spoke on the topic, and there was some opposition. However, after a vote, the ordinance was passed.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is investigating 82 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, as of Wednesday. This brings the total number of known cases to 424 statewide in 39 counties.

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The staff at Midlands-based Palmetto Pediatric is well-versed in taking care of babies and children. Deborah Greenhouse, M.D., said many adjustments have been made in their five local offices to ensure cleanliness and safety remains a top priority. She understands that parents are worried ab…

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Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died in a motor vehicle accident. It occurred on I-20 westbound at mile marker 38 at approximately 10:20 p.m., Saturday.

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The South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) announced overpass bridge closures at Holy Trinity Church Road and Parr Road, in Newberry County, as part of Midlands Connection project construction. Detour routes have been identified for the closures.

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The State Farmers Market at 3483 Charleston Highway in West Columbia will remain open during the coronavirus crisis.

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The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is investigating 45 additional cases of the COVID-19 novel coronavirus, as of Friday. This brings the total number statewide to 124 cases in 25 counties, as one case that was previously announced for Charleston County was dete…

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The University of South Carolina announced Thursday that it will extend remote learning for students through the remainder of the spring semester. Students will begin online instruction as previously scheduled and it will continue through the completion of final exams in May. This applies to…

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Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the 1000 block of Woodtrail Drive in Gaston at approximately 10:40 a.m. Thursday.