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SLED investigates officer-involved shooting in Columbia

SLED investigates officer-involved shooting in Columbia

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is investigating after an officer-involved shooting Friday morning near the intersection of Center and Chestnut streets. A Columbia police officer was on…

Cayce City Council approves pay raises for elected officials

Members of Cayce City Council approved raises for elected officials Tuesday during a special meeting. Council members earlier in October discussed the salary schedule, which hadn’t been changed…

Local mom petitions Lexington Two School Board for son’s reinstatement; board member questions executive session security

The mother of a Brookland-Cayce High School junior came before the Lexington Two School Board again Thursday to ask for her son’s reinstatement to school and the football…

Former USC, Clemson players reminisce with fans at Lexington Sertoma Club fundraiser

For the sixth year, residents in Lexington enjoyed a night out for fellowship, food and football rivalry that will benefit their town’s park system. The Lexington Sertoma Club’s…

Nordstrom Rack brings discounted designer brands to Columbia retail center

Nordstrom Rack brings discounted designer brands to Columbia retail center

With about 60 shopping days until Christmas, Columbia residents flooded into the area’s newest retail destination Thursday afternoon for a special preview event. Dozens more waited excitedly in…

Sports

The Score: Midlands high school playoff scoreboard

Girls’ Tennis A.C. Flora 6, Walhalla 0 The Falcons of A.C. Flora are moving on…

Dutch Fork’s Joch, Calais to use on-court relationship for success in USTA Junior National Championships

Dutch Fork’s Joch, Calais to use on-court relationship for success in USTA Junior National Championships

Dutch Fork High sophomore tennis players Sam Calais and Lauren Joch have shared similar paths…

Dreher, Camden football teams banned from playoffs after brawl

Dreher, Camden football teams banned from playoffs after brawl

Dreher High School and Camden High School’s football teams will not participate in the playoffs…

The Score: High school girls’ tennis playoffs scoreboard

Dutch Fork 6, Lauren 0 The Dutch Fork Silver Foxes are moving on to the…

Local News

Registration opens for Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s Holiday Parade of Lights

Registration opens for Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber’s Holiday Parade of Lights

Staff at the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber of Commerce are preparing for one of the Midland’s largest Christmas events. Church groups, businesses, nonprofits and other organizations can sign up…

Columbia police seek suspects in string of burglaries

Columbia police seek suspects in string of burglaries

Columbia police are looking for two men accused of burglarizing several local businesses while wearing Halloween masks. Investigators say the men used various items to smash the windows or…

UPDATE: Bobby Harrell pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds, sentenced to 3 years probation

UPDATE: Bobby Harrell pleads guilty to misuse of campaign funds, sentenced to 3 years probation

Former South Carolina House Speaker Bobby Harrell pleaded guilty Thursday to six counts of using campaign funds for personal use. Harrell agreed to resign from the House effective…

Man in Halloween mask robs Richland County store

Man in Halloween mask robs Richland County store

Richland County sheriff’s deputies are looking for a man who allegedly robbed a local convenience store Wednesday afternoon. A cashier at the Express Mart at 7441 Parklane Road…

Obituaries

Nelda S. Youker, 83, member of Spring Valley Baptist Church

Nelda S. Youker, 83, member of Spring Valley Baptist Church

Nelda S. Youker, of Columbia, died Oct. 19, 2014, at the age of 83. A homegoing will be held at noon…

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Hometown

Walk to End Alzheimer’s to include world record attempt

The annual Walk to End Alzheimer’s is scheduled for Saturday morning at Columbia’s Finlay Park, and those attending this year could be part of a new Guinness…

Crime

Richland County deputies search for home invasion suspects

Richland County sheriff’s deputies are looking for four suspects in connection with a reported home invasion and theft Wednesday night. A man told deputies the four suspects…

Business

Affordable Care Act consultant to lead free seminar for small business owners

Small business owners in Lexington and Richland counties are invited to learn how they can prepare their business for the impact of the Affordable Care Act at…

Education

Webber Elementary School students learn to ‘be a buddy’ at anti-bullying rally

Students at Webber Elementary School learned how to “be a buddy, not a bully” Wednesday with the help of students from Lower Richland High School. Webber celebrated…

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