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Photo Gallery: Family moves into Cayce home with help from Habitat for Humanity

Photo Gallery: Family moves into Cayce home with help from Habitat for Humanity

A single mother and her daughter have a Cayce home to call their own with help from the Habitat for Humanity WomenBuild program. Dwede Dennis and her 3-year-old daughter,…

Developers discuss Bull Street project at 4th annual Grow Your City Economic Development Luncheon

Developers discuss Bull Street project at 4th annual Grow Your City Economic Development Luncheon

The North Columbia Business Association highlighted the Bull Street development and future baseball stadium at its fourth annual Grow Your City Economic Development Luncheon. Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin…

Food Truck Rodeo set for Tuesday to raise money for Epworth Children’s Home

Food Truck Rodeo set for Tuesday to raise money for Epworth Children’s Home

Columbia’s Epworth Children’s Home will open its campus to the community Tuesday for its second annual Food Truck Rodeo. The event is scheduled from 5 until 8 p.m.…

Body found near Richland County apartment complex

Body found near Richland County apartment complex

A person discovered a dead body Sunday near an apartment complex in Richland County. The person discovered the body around 5 p.m. Sunday while walking in the 7500 block…

Crime Notebook: Kershaw County woman charged with murder; body found in Columbia ruled natural death

Crime Notebook: Kershaw County woman charged with murder; body found in Columbia ruled natural death

Woman charged with murder in alleged domestic dispute A Rembert woman is accused of fatally shooting a man after what authorities called a domestic dispute. Gregg Pickerell, 61,…

Sports

Football: Gamecocks make big gains in rankings after win over Georgia

Buoyed by a 38-35 win over sixth-ranked Georgia, the South Carolina Gamecocks (2-1, 1-1 SEC)…

Women’s tennis: Gamecocks wrap up first fall tournament with 7-2 record

MILWAUKEE  — The South Carolina women’s tennis team wrapped up its first tournament of the…

Lexington High girls’ tennis players set sights on championship win

Lexington High girls’ tennis players set sights on championship win

The journey through the AAAA state playoffs for the Lexington High girls’ tennis team has…

Bob Jenkins Coaches Classic highlights top cross-country talent in South Carolina

Some of the top high school cross country teams in the state were in Columbia…

Local News

Photo Gallery: Service dogs help relieve stress for USC students

Photo Gallery: Service dogs help relieve stress for USC students

Stress is harmful to health, and the University of South Carolina’s Campus Wellness program is taking steps to help students put their minds at ease. The Keep Calm…

University of South Carolina’s Russell House reopened after power outage

The Russell House on the University of South Carolina campus has reopened after being forced to close Saturday morning because of a power outage. The Grand Market Place…

Man killed in Richland County shooting

Man killed in Richland County shooting

A man died after being shot early Saturday morning in Richland County. Residents near the 700 block of Maryland Street heard gunshots around 1 a.m. and called the…

Lexington School District Two receives grant to support entire school community

Lexington School District Two receives grant to support entire school community

Students at a Lexington District Two school have a new person fighting for their academic well-being who will work hand in hand with teachers, parents and the surrounding…

Obituaries

Deanna Therese Dockter, 49, remembered for her smile, love and giving heart

Deanna Therese Dockter, 49, remembered for her smile, love and giving heart

Deanna Therese Dockter, of Denham Springs, La. and formerly of Columbia, died Sept. 6, 2014, at the age of 49. She…

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Hometown

Rhythm on the River moved indoors to Jillian’s

The first Rhythm on the River event of the fall is being moved indoors because of a high chance of rain. Friday’s show featuring The Reggie Sullivan…

Crime

Crime Notebook: 7 arrested in Columbia prostitution bust; man charged with lying to police

7 charged in prostitution bust An undercover investigation by the Columbia Police Department led to seven arrests in connection with prostitution. Officers conducted the investigation city-wide and…

Business

Small business owners learn about technology resources at Minority Business Roundtable

Ninety-five percent of South Carolina’s economy is small businesses, according to statistics from the state Department of Commerce. Small business owners from around the region heard Friday…

Education

Westwood High School theater department to host garage sale to fund European field trip

Westwood High School’s theater department is hosting a garage sale fundraiser Saturday to help support its field trip to Italy and Greece over spring break. The fundraiser…

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