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Fort Jackson honors Battle of the Bulge with wreath laying ceremony

Fort Jackson honors Battle of the Bulge with wreath laying ceremony

At the age of 18 and fresh out of high school, Gerald Smith was just one of thousands of young American soldiers who found themselves in Belgium to…

City of Columbia hosts town hall in response to Ferguson, Missouri incident

City of Columbia hosts town hall in response to Ferguson, Missouri incident

In response to recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin will host a town hall Tuesday to bring civic officials and local youth together to discuss…

EdVenture earns federal grant from NASA to build new flight exhibit

EdVenture Children’s Museum will expand its learning options to highlight the aerospace industry. NASA recently awarded the museum a grant of $893,308 to design an interactive exhibit gallery…

Dutch Fork teacher publishes book of feline ‘inspurration’

Dutch Fork teacher publishes book of feline ‘inspurration’

Students at one local elementary school can practice their reading skills with a book written by their very own teacher. Dutch Fork Elementary first grade teacher Romana Gould…

Photo Gallery: Thousands turn out for Chapin Labor Day Parade

Photo Gallery: Thousands turn out for Chapin Labor Day Parade

The town of Chapin welcomed thousands of people out Monday morning to celebrate a day of no laboring with a festive parade. Area churches, businesses, performers, political candidates…

Sports

Dutch Fork High girls tennis team wants to use experience to capture Class AAAA state title

Dutch Fork High girls tennis team wants to use experience to capture Class AAAA state title

The Dutch Fork High girl’s tennis team walked off the courts of the Cayce Tennis…

2014-2015 South Carolina women’s basketball schedule released

2014-2015 South Carolina women’s basketball schedule released

South Carolina women’s basketball head coach Dawn Staley has announced her team’s 29-game schedule for…

Midlands’ high school cross country runners participate in Skyhawk Invitational on Saturday

Cross country runners from all over the Midlands were on the campus of Columbia’s Hammond…

The Score: Week 1 Midlands high school football scoreboard

Friday night was a busy one for high school football in the Midlands. Westside High…

Local News

Photo Gallery: Columbia welcomes WWII Battle of the Bulge veterans

Photo Gallery: Columbia welcomes WWII Battle of the Bulge veterans

Hundreds of people lined up for autographs Sunday at the South Carolina State Museum, but the men and women doing the signing never starred in a movie or…

Richland County Sheriff’s Department commends deputy for work with Lower Richland H.S. students

Richland County Sheriff’s Department commends deputy for work with Lower Richland H.S. students

A deputy with the Richland County Sheriff’s Department is stationed at every public school in Richland County to watch over teachers, staff and students and provide a atmosphere…

Elderly Alzheimer’s patient missing from Lexington County nursing home

Elderly Alzheimer’s patient missing from Lexington County nursing home

Law enforcement agencies are searching for an elderly woman who suffers from Alzheimer’s disease. Cora Lester, 82, walked away from Generations Nursing Home in Batesburg-Leesville Sunday morning, according…

Fire damages Columbia home

Fire damages Columbia home

Firefighters say unattended cooking caused a fire that damaged a Columbia home Saturday night. The Columbia Fire Department was called to 1839 St. Michaels Road around 9:20 p.m.…

Obituaries

Rice “Doc” Boozer Harmon, II, 78, founding member of the Country Club of Lexington

Rice “Doc” Boozer Harmon, II, 78, founding member of the Country Club of Lexington

Rice “Doc” Boozer Harmon, II, of Lexington, died Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014, at the age of 78. Rice, known as “RB,”…

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Hometown

Cayce turns 100: City to offer three days of free events

One hundreds years after the first businesses were opened, first houses built and first families arrived, the city of Cayce is celebrating its history with three days…

Crime

Man shot at Columbia home

Richland County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a shooting reported late Saturday night at a Columbia home. Deputies arrived at 2624 Windy Way, near Bluff Road, around 11…

Business

New local business hopes to reel fishing lovers into Five Points

The crowds at the recent Forrest Wood Cup and expo demonstrated the level of interest in fishing in the Columbia area, and a new local business is…

Education

State Education Department rebrands its online learning program; registration ends Sept. 5

The South Carolina Education Department’s online learning site recently got a makeover. The department announced the rebrand of the South Carolina Virtual School Program, which will now…

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