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6 injured in wreck involving school bus

Six people were taken to a local hospital Thursday after a wreck involving a school bus in Richland County. The bus and an SUV collided around 4:30 p.m.…

Senior Resources unveils new website for organization’s rebranding

Senior Resources unveils new website for organization’s rebranding

Senior Resources Inc., an advocacy group and program provider to hundreds of senior citizens in the Midlands, unveiled the rebranding of its organization and new website Thursday. The…

World of Beer to host Saturday cornhole tournament for charity

World of Beer to host Saturday cornhole tournament for charity

The Gamecocks play in Nashville on Saturday, but tailgating cornhole players still can pursue their pastime at a local tournament that will benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.…

City cancels Let’s Move! Columbia GameDay event

City cancels Let’s Move! Columbia GameDay event

Let’s Move! Columbia GameDay, the city of Columbia’s free event to recognize National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, has been cancelled. The celebration was scheduled for Saturday at the…

UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in Columbia shooting

UPDATE: Police arrest suspect in Columbia shooting

Columbia police have arrested a suspect in connection with a shooting at an apartment complex Wednesday night that left a man critically injured. Kumashi Shamar Lewis, 21, is…

Sports

5 games to watch this weekend in Midlands high school football

While some teams will enter Week 4 sitting nicely on their win-loss records, others will…

The Score: Tuesday night Midlands high school sports scoreboard

Girls Tennis Dutch Fork 6, Ridge View 0 The Silver Foxes picked up their first…

Football: Gamecocks looking to avoid a letdown as they travel to Vanderbilt this weekend

Football: Gamecocks looking to avoid a letdown as they travel to Vanderbilt this weekend

University of South Carolina head football coach Steve Spurrier was at the microphone again Tuesday afternoon…

Women’s soccer: Gamecocks jump 2 spots in national rankings

South Carolina women’s soccer (7-1-0) moved up from No. 16 to No. 14 in this…

Local News

City of Columbia unveils new public art installation on Main Street

City of Columbia unveils new public art installation on Main Street

Main Street will be alive with the sound of drumming after the city of Columbia celebrated the unveiling of its newest public art piece Wednesday on Main Street.…

Warrant: Timothy Jones Jr. told police he thought children were going to kill him

Warrant: Timothy Jones Jr. told police he thought children were going to kill him

The Lexington County man accused of killing his five children told police he thought the children were going to kill him, according to documents released Wednesday by the…

Cayce closes park after sewer main break

Utility department workers in Cayce are repairing a sewer main break today, and residents are asked to avoid certain areas for safety. The city was notified of a…

The Vista to celebrate arrival of fall with live music Thursday

The Vista to celebrate arrival of fall with live music Thursday

Fall officially arrives Sept. 23, but The Vista in downtown Columbia will welcome autumn a little early. The Congaree Vista Guild will kick off the season Thursday with Vista…

Obituaries

Jane Muir Brundage, 62, co-founder/VP of PETS Inc., rescued thousands of abandoned and abused animals

Jane Muir Brundage, 62, co-founder/VP of PETS Inc., rescued thousands of abandoned and abused animals

Jane Muir Brundage, of Little Mountain, died Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, at the age of 62. Mrs. Brundage was born in…

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Hometown

‘I Am for the Child’ to celebrate kids, recruit volunteers this weekend

Kids of all ages and their parents are invited for a day of fun at “I Am for the Child” this Saturday. The Lexington County Guardian ad…

Crime

Crime Notebook: Man accused of growing marijuana in chicken coop; men charged in Walmart purse snatching

Man charged with growing marijuana A Columbia man is charged with illegally growing marijuana inside a chicken coop at his home. Chief Skip Holbrook said a Crimestoppers…

Business

Bartlett Financial expands presence on Main Street in Lexington

A Lexington-based small business that also happens to be family-owned-and-operated is expanding on Main Street. Bartlett Financial officials are not just building new space for themselves, however,…

Education

South Carolina Department of Education releases $5.3 million to school districts for afterschool programs

Several schools in the Midlands have earned $200,000 each as part of a federal grant awarded to the South Carolina Department of Education. The state received $5.3…

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