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Allen University, Benedict College selected to receive part of $25 million federal cybersecurity grant program

Allen University, Benedict College selected to receive part of $25 million federal cybersecurity grant program

Allen University and Benedict College will join 13 other historically black colleges and universities in training the next generation of experts to combat cyber attacks. The U.S. Department…

Local women find undiscovered strength, community through Females in Action

Local women find undiscovered strength, community through Females in Action

Long before most people have reached over to hit the snooze button, women around the Midlands already have gotten in a workout alongside others from their community. They agreed…

UPDATE: 1 arrested after Columbia police find homemade bomb

Columbia police found an improvised explosive device during a burglary investigation Sunday. Police located the device while executing a search warrant at a home near True Street and…

Colony Apartments shooting suspect arrested

Colony Apartments shooting suspect arrested

The man accused of shooting another man in the back Wednesday surrendered to police Saturday. Jacobee Treamin Caldwell, 26, is charged with attempted murder and possession of a…

Children accused in Walmart arson investigation

Columbia police think two children intentionally set a fire that caused millions of dollars in damages to the Walmart on Bush River Road. The two suspects, 13 and 11,…

Sports

Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K Run/Walk to honor memory of local father, raise funds for baseball program

Brookland-Cayce Baseball 5K Run/Walk to honor memory of local father, raise funds for baseball program

Residents of all ages who are looking to get their hearts pumping also can help a…

Gamecock tennis: Women take down New Mexico; men fall to Ole Miss

Gamecock tennis: Women take down New Mexico; men fall to Ole Miss

Women’s tennis ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — The No. 23 South Carolina women’s tennis team wrapped up…

Weekend Gamecock athletics roundup

Weekend Gamecock athletics roundup

Men’s basketball: No. 1 Kentucky tops USC in defensive battle In a meeting of top-ten…

Spring Valley basketball squads earn victories over Westwood

Boys Spring Valley 67, Westwood 53 Spring Valley boys’ head basketball coach Perry Dozier got the…

Local News

Photo Gallery: Women learn self-defense lessons at Spring Valley Baptist Church

Photo Gallery: Women learn self-defense lessons at Spring Valley Baptist Church

  Around 50 women spent their Saturday morning learning lessons that could save their lives or those of their children, as Spring Valley Baptist Church hosted a self-defense…

Conquest Brewing Co. celebrates anniversary with special releases

Conquest Brewing Co. celebrates anniversary with special releases

It was a day two years in the making, celebrated with beers a year in the making. Hundreds of people gathered Saturday at Conquest Brewing Co., with some…

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle

Pedestrian in critical condition after being hit by vehicle

Columbia police are investigating an incident that left one person in critical condition Friday night. Police said a pedestrian was walking near the center of the roadway on…

Keenan students’ independent film ready for red carpet

Keenan students’ independent film ready for red carpet

The Honors Theatre class at W. J. Keenan High School has gone beyond the stage this school year and soon will make its debut on the silver screen.…

Obituaries

Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Dale Donahue, 52, loving son, husband, father and brother

Ronald ‘Ronnie’ Dale Donahue, 52, loving son, husband, father and brother

Ronald “Ronnie” Dale Donahue, of Columbia, husband of Laurie Moore Donahue, died Thursday, Jan. 22, 2015, at the age of 52. Born…

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Hometown

Volunteer Spotlight: Mentoring students brings perspective for Panther Pal volunteers

Residents are creating a brighter future for students in Lexington School District Three by offering a listening ear and a supply of positive encouragement. As one volunteer…

Crime

Crime Notebook: Business owner accused of making meth; Gang Task Force arrests attempted murder suspects

Time Warp owner arrested on drug charges The owner of two Midlands Time Warp stores faces charges after an undercover investigation by officers with the Lexington County…

Business

Dynamic Health and Fitness serving more of Lexington area with cross-county expansion

Dynamic Health and Fitness has a second location just in time for its second anniversary of being in business. The locally owned health club first launched on Longs Pond…

Education

Lexington School District One announces District Teacher of the Year finalists

Five teachers in Lexington School District One are being recognized for their excellence in teaching statistics, introducing kindergartens to the world of reading and helping students express…

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