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Photo Gallery: Rain can’t stop the Easter Bunny

Photo Gallery: Rain can’t stop the Easter Bunny

A rainy Saturday caused some changes in plans, but kids still came out to search for eggs the day before Easter in Columbia. Rain moved most of the…

Stacey Atkinson named 2013 Alyce Kemp DeWitt winner by United Way of the Midlands

Stacey Atkinson named 2013 Alyce Kemp DeWitt winner by United Way of the Midlands

One of the United Way of the Midlands’ most dedicated and creative volunteers was recently named the 2013 Alyce Kemp DeWitt winner. The annual award is the most prestigious one…

Crime Notebook: Undercover operation nets 2 arrests for public sex acts; car theft suspect caught on video; 3 added to wanted list

Crime Notebook: Undercover operation nets 2 arrests for public sex acts; car theft suspect caught on video; 3 added to wanted list

Men charged with performing public sex acts Two Columbia men were arrested Thursday after Lexington County Sheriff’s Department deputies said they saw the men performing illicit sexual acts…

Lexington Two to hold after-hours kindergarten, first-grade registration

Busy parents will have another option this month to register their child in Lexington School District Two. Several district campuses will keep registration open after hours on Tuesday,…

Child advocate volunteers honored for commitment to Richland County’s neglected children

Volunteers of the Richland County Court Appointed Special Advocates program were encouraged at a luncheon Wednesday to push through barriers to ensure children who have not been properly…

Sports

South Carolina vs. Auburn baseball game postponed Friday due to inclement weather

South Carolina vs. Auburn baseball game postponed Friday due to inclement weather

AUBURN, ALA. – The South Carolina-Auburn baseball game scheduled for Friday has been postponed due to rain.…

A.C. Flora, Lexington earn final wins on the last day of the Forest Acres Classic baseball tournament on Thursday

A.C. Flora, Lexington earn final wins on the last day of the Forest Acres Classic baseball tournament on Thursday

The 10th annual Forest Acres Classic baseball tournament concluded on Thursday with two Midlands teams…

Irmo falls to Wando High 2-0 in one semifinal game in the Nike Palmetto Cup soccer tournament

Irmo falls to Wando High 2-0 in one semifinal game in the Nike Palmetto Cup soccer tournament

The Irmo High boys’ soccer team found themselves one game short of the championship match…

2 Midlands teams move on to semifinals Palmetto Cup soccer tournament

2 Midlands teams move on to semifinals Palmetto Cup soccer tournament

The 22nd annual Nike Palmetto Cup soccer tournament continued Wednesday at Brookland-Cayce High School. Six…

Local News

Boston Bound: 3 local athletes share their stories ahead of next week’s historic marathon

Boston Bound: 3 local athletes share their stories ahead of next week’s historic marathon

Three Midlands runners will aim to cross the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon and join the fellowship of athletes from around the nation and the world who…

1 killed, 2 injured after car driving wrong way causes crash in Lexington County

1 killed, 2 injured after car driving wrong way causes crash in Lexington County

One person was killed and two others hospitalized after a crash caused by a vehicle driving the wrong way on Highway 321 near Gaston Thursday night. South Carolina…

Photo Gallery: Local men ‘walk a mile in her shoes’ to support victims of violence

Photo Gallery: Local men ‘walk a mile in her shoes’ to support victims of violence

Men went teetering and tottering down Main Street on Thursday afternoon to support a cause that hits close to home. Wearing women’s shoes, local business leaders, municipal officials…

Public Works of HeART renews campaign for Cayce water tower mural

Public Works of HeART renews campaign for Cayce water tower mural

The inaugural project of Public Works of HeART has entered what organizers hope to be the final push in reaching the funding goal. The result will be a…

Obituaries

Amelia Carole Attaway, 8, sassy, spunky and overwhelmingly kind student at Lake Carolina Elementary known as “Amelia the Brave”

Amelia Carole Attaway, 8, sassy, spunky and overwhelmingly kind student at Lake Carolina Elementary known as “Amelia the Brave”

Amelia Carole Attaway, a smart and beautiful 8-year-old of Columbia, died peacefully in her parents’ arms April 16, 2014. She’d been…

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Hometown

Sparkleberry Fair kicks off Saturday with cancer awareness 5k run/walk

The Sparkleberry Fair kicks off a week early with its first cancer awareness 5K run/walk this Saturday. Participants will help raise funds for the South Carolina Oncology…

Crime

Bond denied for suspect in West Columbia home invasion and shooting

A man accused of shooting a West Columbia woman during a break-in and sexual assault attempt will be held without bond as he awaits trial. A judge…

Business

U.S. lawmakers gather for S.C. Chamber of Commerce’s Washington Night town hall

Congressional delegates and local business leaders gathered in Columbia on Wednesday afternoon for a town hall event organized by the S.C. Chamber of Commerce. The elected officials…

Education

Midlands Tech honors 18 nuclear systems technology students for high academic achievement

Eighteen local students were recently recognized for earning a unique honor for their work in the Nuclear Systems Technology program at Midlands Technical College. MTC honored those who…

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