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Lexington Two Teacher of the Year empowers Airport High students all of learning levels

Lexington Two Teacher of the Year empowers Airport High students all of learning levels

It was the children she encountered during a summer job that led to a major career change for Karen Kish years before she joined Lexington School District Two.…

Richland County IT department earns award for mobile tax payment program

Richland County’s Information Technology Department recently earned two international awards: one for its mobile tax payment system and the other for an outstanding employee. At the Government Management…

Date still uncertain for Chapin strong-mayor referendum vote

Chapin residents will have to wait a few more days to learn when they will vote on the town’s form of government. It was discovered during discussions between…

New Darla Moore School of Business building welcomes USC students

New Darla Moore School of Business building welcomes USC students

University of South Carolina officials on Wednesday invited media representatives to tour the new Darla Moore School of Business, and one word was heard over and over: “fortunate.”…

Former chairman of Richland County Airport Commission receives aviation challenge coin

Former chairman of Richland County Airport Commission receives aviation challenge coin

Two members of the South Carolina Aviation Hall of Fame met Wednesday to share in an old aviation tradition. Jim Hamilton, retired manager of the Richland County airport…

Sports

USC quarterback Dylan Thompson has big night, but Gamecocks fall to Texas A&M 52-28

USC quarterback Dylan Thompson has big night, but Gamecocks fall to Texas A&M 52-28

Quarterback Dylan Thompson received the keys to the South Carolina offense during the offseason and on Thursday…

USC sophomore outfielder Gene Cone named Hitter of the Year by Coastal Plain League coaches

USC sophomore outfielder Gene Cone named Hitter of the Year by Coastal Plain League coaches

South Carolina sophomore outfielder Gene Cone has been named 2014 Coastal Plain League Hitter of…

Week 1: Games to watch in Midlands high school football

Week Zero is in the books, and high school football teams across the state are…

Dutch Fork football team recognized for AAAA state championship win

Dutch Fork football team recognized for AAAA state championship win

The Dutch Fork football team began practice a bit differently Tuesday, but it had nothing…

Local News

Update: Missing elderly man found; involved in car accident in NC

Update: Missing elderly man found; involved in car accident in NC

Police found an elderly man who had been missing from his Columbia home since Tuesday. Hugh F. Robinson, 86, was hospitalized Thursday after being involved in a car…

Richland County representatives face disgruntled Hopkins residents in 3rd round of sewer project meetings

Richland County representatives face disgruntled Hopkins residents in 3rd round of sewer project meetings

Richland County Councilman Kelvin Washington cut his community meeting about an upcoming sewer project after an hour and a half when several residents questioned him about his motives…

Crime Notebook: Deputies search for alleged deadbeat dad; Newberry Police warn of scam

Crime Notebook: Deputies search for alleged deadbeat dad; Newberry Police warn of scam

 Man accused of failing to pay child support Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is asking for the community’s help in finding a man accused of being a deadbeat…

Law enforcement prepares for first USC home football game

Law enforcement prepares for first USC home football game

Williams-Brice Stadium is expected be packed Thursday evening for the University of South Carolina’s first football game of the season, and law enforcement is preparing to manage traffic…

Obituaries

Remembering R. Proctor Davis, Jr., 74, award-winning Columbia hairdresser known as ‘Stanley the Clown’

Remembering R. Proctor Davis, Jr., 74, award-winning Columbia hairdresser known as ‘Stanley the Clown’

When the role of a clown came up for grabs at WNOK, R. Proctor Davis, Jr. volunteered for the position. Using…

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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

Suspect arrested in connection with armed robbery on USC campus

University of South Carolina police and State Law Enforcement Division agents arrested an armed robbery suspect Tuesday. Kevin Rick O’Neal, 40 will be charged with armed robbery…

Business

City of Columbia announces new Main Street business loan program

Businesses in Columbia have an opportunity to join Main Street’s resurgence courtesy of a new program offered by the city. The Office of Business Opportunities on Tuesday…

Education

Richland Two revises graduation policy to clarify valedictorian, salutatorian status

The Richland Two School  Board recently revised their graduation policy to add language clarifying how enrollment days will be calculated toward selecting students for the No. 1…

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