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SC Works to host job fair Tuesday

Job seekers are invited to meet representatives from dozens of local companies that are hiring now. SC Works is hosting a job fair Tuesday at the National Guard…

Photo Gallery: Runners wear bow ties to honor late USC President Andrew Sorensen, support Big Brothers Big Sisters

Photo Gallery: Runners wear bow ties to honor late USC President Andrew Sorensen, support Big Brothers Big Sisters

Attire for a 5k race does not ordinarily include neck wear, but for the fourth consecutive year, dozens of Columbia runners made a sartorial exception. The annual Bow…

Photo Gallery: Buddy Walk promotes acceptance, inclusion for Down syndrome community

Photo Gallery: Buddy Walk promotes acceptance, inclusion for Down syndrome community

More than 1,000 people spent Sunday afternoon tailgating, playing games, dancing and taking advantage of the more fall-like weather at Sesquicentennial Park, while spreading the message that people…

USC’s international business alumni mark 40th anniversary of groundbreaking program

USC’s international business alumni mark 40th anniversary of groundbreaking program

The University of South Carolina’s Moore School of Business 40 years ago embarked on a new venture that would recognize the importance of international business in its curriculum.…

Photo Gallery: Midlands parents gather to remember babies at ‘walk of love’

Photo Gallery: Midlands parents gather to remember babies at ‘walk of love’

Gathered at Riverfront Park this weekend were parents of all ages, races, socioeconomic backgrounds and family sizes. Though they came from different cities and towns, they share a…

Sports

USC soccer player Savannah McCaskill earns 2nd SEC Freshman of the Week honor

USC soccer player Savannah McCaskill earns 2nd SEC Freshman of the Week honor

BIRMINGHAM, Ala, - Freshman forward Savannah McCaskill collected her second SEC Freshman of the Week honor…

Blythewood’s Hassan Belton hopes Shrine Bowl will ready him for collegiate football play

Blythewood’s Hassan Belton hopes Shrine Bowl will ready him for collegiate football play

The 2014 season has gotten off to a hot start for Blythewood ‘s Hassan Belton. The…

USC sports: Sunday roundup of Gamecock athletics

USC sports: Sunday roundup of Gamecock athletics

Men’s tennis CARY, N.C. – South Carolina seniors Andrew Adams and Kyle Koch saw their run in the ITA Carolina…

Columbia tennis coach named to USTA All-Star team

Columbia tennis coach named to USTA All-Star team

Bernie McGuire just wanted to see more kids playing tennis. Now his simple desire has…

Local News

Lexington School District One board candidates to square off at forum

The five candidates running for a spot on the Lexington School District One School Board will share their views on the budget, instructional programs and more at an…

Midlands women recognized as influential leaders in the region

The Midlands is well represented on a new list of the region’s most prominent leaders. Cayce Mayor Elise Partin, YMCA of Columbia Chief Development Officer Wendy Broderick and…

Witnesses say Camden High School principal injured in postgame brawl

A fight broke out after the football game between Dreher High School and Camden High School Friday night in Camden, and witnesses said Camden Principal Dan Matthews was…

Lexington church receives helping hand from Carpenters 4 Christ volunteers

Lexington church receives helping hand from Carpenters 4 Christ volunteers

Fifty men were on site at Center Pointe Community Church hanging doors and putting up crown molding this week. They’ll be far away worshiping in another state Sunday,…

Obituaries

Jerome Portee, 69

Jerome Portee, of Columbia, died Oct. 16, 2014, at the age of 69. Visitation will be held from 4 to 5…

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Hometown

Photo Gallery: Walk for Life/Race for Life sets records for participation, money raised

The sight of a certain rosy color flooding downtown Columbia streets in the fall is a 24-year tradition, but the 2014 Walk for Life/Race for Life took…

Crime

Crime Notebook: Deputies search for suspect in burglary, assault; woman accused of making bomb threat to dodge court date

Suspect in robbery/assault identified Richland County sheriff’s deputies are searching for a man accused of burglary, kidnapping, strong armed robbery and assault and battery. William Michael Proctor,…

Business

Lexington Medical Center welcomes 2 new doctors

Physicians specializing in family medicine and obstetrics recently joined the Lexington Medical Center network of care. Dr. Daniel Shumpert is on board the staff at Lexington Family Practice-Irmo, which…

Education

Batesburg-Leesville Elementary School receives 3-year arts, technology grant

Students in Lexington School District Three will explore the history of dance and how characters in a play are developed with help from a grant from the…

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