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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…

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 be…

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.…

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

Crime Notebook: Man charged with failure to pay more than $170,000 in child support

Crime Notebook: Man charged with failure to pay more than $170,000 in child support

Man accused of failure to pay child support A man who allegedly failed to make $172,718 in child support payments in Lexington County is now in jail. Roger…

Free legal clinics available throughout September

The South Carolina Bar can provide expert guidance during the month of September for those needing assistance preparing a will, setting up funeral arrangements or estate planning. The…

Municipal offices close, trash pickup schedules change for Labor Day holiday

Government offices around Richland and Lexington County will be closed down for the Labor Day holiday on Monday. Garbage collection schedules are also changing in several parts of…

Hunter Hayes to headline Tunnel to Towers post-race celebration

Hunter Hayes to headline Tunnel to Towers post-race celebration

A Grammy-nominated singer will be returning to Columbia to headline the post-race party at the 2014 Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers South Carolina 5K Run and Walk. Title…

Obituaries

Terry Gould Lackey, 66, former employee with Farm Boys of Chapin

Terry Gould Lackey, of Chapin, died Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, at the age of 66. Born in Brooklyn, N.Y., she was…

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Hometown

Tin Roof Columbia throws first benefit golf tournament for Pawmetto Lifeline

About 60 golfers were greeted by cooler-than-usual weather Monday morning as they arrived at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club to play a round to benefit their…

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 unveils new office to improve literacy

The South Carolina Department of Education has announced the creation of the Read to Succeed Office, taking the first steps to improve literacy in the state. The…

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