The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Thursday.
DHEC confirmed Wednesday that a raccoon found near M Avenue and Naples Avenue in Cayce has tested positive for rabies. Officials said there are no known human or pet exposures at this time.
Officials from Lexington Medical Center notified the public Tuesday that the hospital is implementing additional changes to its visitation policies. The changes will go into effect Tuesday, and are broken down by department:
According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, deputies arrested three Columbia residents Wednesday after finding catalytic converters and tools commonly used to remove the car parts during a traffic stop near Lake Murray.
Prisma Health will open a drive-through COVID-19 vaccination site Monday in Columbia, with the hope of administering as many as 10,000 doses per day in the next few weeks.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individual who died as a result of a single-vehicle incident that took place in the 900 block of Sharon Church Road, Swansea, around 8:40 p.m. Friday.
One of the most valuable parts of a car – and an item of high interest to thieves – is located under it. According to Lexington County Sheriff's Department officials, catalytic converter thefts in Lexington County have been on the rise within the past year.
City of Columbia officials along with Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott and Columbia Police Chief Skip Holbrook addressed the public Friday afternoon to discuss the safety measures in place for potential protests at the State Capitol.
There was not much initial information available Wednesday following a plane crash that occurred in Columbia's Rosewood neighborhood around 10:30 a.m. However, the Richland County Coroner has now released the information regarding the pilot's identity, who died when the plane crashed into a house.
Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green notified the public that a 12-year-old juvenile male has been charged with unlawful use of 911 after he was found to be responsible for a series “swatting” calls that were made within a neighborhood off Barr Road in Lexington. The announcement was made W…
The Columbia Police Department notified the public at 11 a.m. Wednesday that a small plane has crashed into a residence in the Rosewood area, near downtown Columbia.
Officials from Newberry Hospital notified the public that the hospital will not allow any visitors until further notice, as of Tuesday.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Tuesday. NOTE: Tuesday's low case counts are due to an internal systems issue at DHEC. Representatives said they are actively working to correct it. Once the issue is resolved wit…
Governor Henry McMaster and DHEC announced Monday that beginning Wednesday, Jan. 13, any South Carolina resident aged 70 and older, regardless of health status or preexisting conditions, can begin scheduling their appointments to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the following COVID-19 updates as of Monday. NOTE: Monday's low case counts are due to an internal systems issue at DHEC. Representatives said they are actively working to correct it. Once the issue is resolved with …
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the motorcyclist who died as a result of being struck by motor vehicles on Interstate 26 Eastbound at mile marker 118 (near Cayce) shortly before 1 a.m. Saturday.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announced the arrest of a woman who is charged with abuse of a vulnerable adult resulting in death.
Lexington County Coroner Margaret Fisher has identified the individuals who died as a result of a motor vehicle collision that occurred in the 6100 block of Augusta Highway in Leesville. The incident took place shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday.
Lexington Medical Center is making changes to its hospital visitation policies in light of the increase in COVID-19 cases. The announcement was made Tuesday.
Investigators of the Columbia Police Department have charged a 44-year-old man after he allegedly scammed hundreds of thousands of dollars from a victim in a phony construction deal.
Investigators with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department are asking for community assistance in identifying a man who allegedly assaulted and robbed another man at a Midlands grocery store.
The Richland County Sheriff’s Department is asking for the public’s help finding a suspect wanted in connection with a deadly New Year’s Eve shooting.
As first announced Nov. 21, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) will not report daily COVID-19 numbers on New Year’s Day. Data that would be reported January 1 will be available online the following day.
Members of the Columbia Fire Department responded to the 1000 block of Heidt Street Thursday morning for a house fire with a possible occupant entrapment. The public was notified of the fire just after 11 a.m. via the department's social media.
The Cayce Department of Public Safety arrested and charged Israel S. Porter, 21, of Columbia, with two counts of murder and one count of attempted murder Wednesday.
A day after providing an update on COVID-19 vaccines, the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control announced the statewide vaccination percentage per doses received by the federal government is at 31 percent as of Wednesday, which is above the national average of 19 perc…
Officials from the Columbia Police Department along with the Richland County Coroner's Office are processing a scene in the 700 block of S. Beltline Boulevard, as of noon Tuesday.
The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control provided the following updates on COVID-19 vaccine.
Richland County sheriff's deputies announced the arrest of Bria Kierra Ruffin, 26, as of Monday. She is being charged with accessory after the fact to murder.