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Lexington County Woman Receives 14-month Sentence in Federal Prison for Wire Fraud

June 22, 2024

Lexington County Woman Receives 14-month Sentence in Federal Prison for Wire Fraud COLUMBIA, S.C. — A woman from Lexington County has been sentenced to 14 months in federal prison. The...

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Tropical System Brings Minor Disruptions to South Carolina with Rainfall and Gusty Winds

June 21, 2024

Tropical System Impacts South Carolina with Minor Effects Overview As looming clouds roll in and a drop in temperature makes its presence on the South Carolina coast, residents and visitors...

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Yahoo and AOL Emerge as Pioneers in Digital Advertising Services

June 21, 2024

Yahoo et AOL, Leaders dans les Services de Publicité Numérique Connu pour son influence et son innovation sur la toile, Yahoo n’est plus une marque isolée, mais fait désormais partie...

Child rescue from locked car

South Carolina Father Arrested After Leaving 4-Year-Old Daughter in Hot, Locked Car

June 21, 2024

South Carolina Man Arrested for Leaving Daughter in Locked Car Lower Allen Township, PA – Costly Mistake On a sweltering summer day, a resident from South Carolina, Robert Wall, aged...

Newlyweds in Fatal Crash

$1.3 Million Settlement Awarded to Grieving Newlywed Husband in Fatal DUI Crash in South Carolina

June 21, 2024

$1.3 Million Settlement Awarded in Fatal South Carolina Crash Involved Newlyweds In South Carolina, a partial settlement of $1.3 million has been awarded to the husband and family of a...

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South Carolina Experiences Minimal Impact from Anticipated Tropical System

June 20, 2024

Tropical System Delivers Minimal Impact to South Carolina Friday, June 20th, 2024 – The tropical air mass hovering over the Atlantic Ocean has slightly affected the weather patterns in South...

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Richland County Deputies Investigate Shooting Near Hardscrabble Road

June 20, 2024

Richland County Deputies Investigate Shooting Near Hardscrabble Road On Tuesday afternoon, deputies from the Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) responded to a report of gunfire near Hardscrabble Road, initiating an...

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Deadly Collision in Richland County Leaves One Dead, One Injured

June 20, 2024

Deadly Collision in Richland County Leaves One Dead, One Injured An unfortunate accident in Richland County has left one person dead and another injured. The crash occurred on Percival Road,...

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Lexington One Announces Free and Reduced Meal Policy

June 20, 2024

Lexington One Announces Free and Reduced Meal Policy Lexington One School District has announced the implementation of a free and reduced meal policy for the upcoming academic year 2024-2025. The...

BUSINESS

Historic school restoration progress.

Restoration of Historic Florence C. Benson School with Federal Grant

June 22, 2024

Restoration of Historic Florence C. Benson School with Federal Grant The prestigious University of South Carolina recently announced that it has secured a federal grant worth $4.25 million for the...

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South Carolina Stingrays Bolster Roster with Future Considerations Trades Ahead of Deadline

June 21, 2024

South Carolina Stingrays Makes Game-Changing Future Considerations Trades NORTH CHARLESTON, SC In a significant move to bolster their roster, South Carolina Stingrays have made two crucial trades before Thursday’s 5...

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Princeton NuEnergy to Establish $11M Lithium Battery Recycling Plant in Chester County, Boosting South Carolina’s Green Energy Drive

June 20, 2024

New Lithium Battery Recycling Plant May Boost Green Movement in Chester County CHESTER — A surge of green energy investment is on its way to South Carolina, with a leading...

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Columbia: Health Care Company Leases Retail Space at Parkland Plaza

June 20, 2024

Columbia: Health care Company Leases Retail Space at Parkland Plaza In a progressive stride, Oak Street Health, a renowned health care brand associated with CVS Health, has secured a lease...

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Princeton NuEnergy Launches the First Commercial-Scale Lithium-ion Battery Direct Recycling Plant in the United States

June 20, 2024

Princeton NuEnergy Breaks Ground on United States’ First Commercial-Scale Lithium-ion Battery Direct Recycling Plant In a major stride towards revolutionizing the energy sector, Princeton NuEnergy (PNE) has inaugurated its flagship...

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South Carolina Small Businesses Face New Regulations and Policy Shifts

June 20, 2024

New Regulations and Policy Changes Affecting S.C. Small Businesses Significant policy shifts impact local entrepreneurs The legislative session of South Carolina recently concluded, marking significant shifts in regulations and policies...

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USC Seeks Developer for 900-Acre Real Estate Project to Fund Stadium Upgrades and Boost Local Economy

June 20, 2024

USC Calls for Developer for 900 Acres Real Estate Near its Football Stadium and Congaree River COLUMBIA – The University of South Carolina (USC), home of the Gamecocks football team,...

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Marcus & Millichap Facilitate Successful $18.8 Million Sale of Retail Center in North Charleston

June 20, 2024

Marcus & Millichap Brokers $18.8 Million Sale of North Charleston’s Shoppes at Montague Corners North Charleston, S.C. — Major headlines from the real estate world proclaim the successful sale of...

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SCbio Initiates Life Sciences Accelerator Program to Boost Biomedical Startups in South Carolina

June 19, 2024

SCbio Launches a New Life Sciences Accelerator Program Accelerating Life Sciences Innovation in South Carolina In an exciting development for biomedical entrepreneurs, South Carolina’s non-profit organization, SCbio, has initiated a...

Events/What's Happening

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The Artistic Tapestry of July 2024 at Columbia Museum of Art

June 22, 2024

The Artistic Tapestry of July 2024 at Columbia Museum of Art In the heartland of South Carolina, the Columbia Museum of Art unrolls an extraordinary roster of exhibitions and activities...

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Columbia’s Storage Auctions Uncovered

June 22, 2024

Columbia’s Storage Auctions Uncovered On June 20, 2024, South Carolina’s capital rattled with intrigued residents as squawks of auctioneers filled the air, the omnipresent twists of storage auctions held by...

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Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Marks 40 Millionth Guest Milestone

June 22, 2024

Riverbanks Zoo and Garden Marks 40 Millionth Guest Milestone Located in the heart of Columbia, Riverbanks Zoo and Garden has been a beloved community fixture for decades. On June 14,...

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Columbia Events Calendar for June – July 2024

June 21, 2024

Columbia Events Calendar for June – July 2024 Columbia has an exciting calendar of diverse events for citizens and visitors alike in June-July 2024. Art and Culture The Alexandra’s Art...

"Culinary celebration with fire"

Local Highlights: Black Eats Week 803, Community Open House at Cola Fire, and Dam Boat Run

June 20, 2024

Local Highlights: Black Eats Week 803, Community Open House at Cola Fire, and Dam Boat Run Black Eats Week 803 Celebrates Local Black Owned Restaurants COLUMBIA, S.C. – Food enthusiastics...

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Honors for Fallen K-9 Officer at Memorial Service

June 20, 2024

Hundreds Honor Fallen K-9 Officer at Memorial Service Columbia, SC – Over hundreds of mourners converged at the SC Criminal Justice Academy on Wednesday to pay their respects to a...

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Stay Here, Play Here: Exciting Activities in Lexington County for the week of June 20

June 20, 2024

Stay Here, Play Here: Exciting Activities in Lexington County for the week of June 20 Friday – June 21 Off The Dock Block Party Lexington County comes alive on Clark...

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Columbia Memorial Service Pays Tribute to Fallen K-9 Officer Coba

June 20, 2024

Columbia Memorial Service Pays Tribute to Fallen K-9 Officer Coba In a fitting tribute to a fallen hero, the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division (SLED) held a memorial service on...

Musical-inspired Zoo Donation Drive

Exciting Events in Columbia: Shrek The Musical, “Make Music Day”, and “Toucan Tuesday”

June 19, 2024

Columbia Prepares for Shrek The Musical, “Make Music Day”, and “Toucan Tuesday” Tickets for the broadway rendition of “Shrek The Musical” are now available for the local audience in Columbia,...

CRIME

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Yahoo and AOL Emerge as Pioneers in Digital Advertising Services

June 21, 2024

Yahoo et AOL, Leaders dans les Services de Publicité Numérique Connu pour son influence et son innovation sur la toile, Yahoo n’est plus une marque isolée, mais fait désormais partie...

Child rescue from locked car

South Carolina Father Arrested After Leaving 4-Year-Old Daughter in Hot, Locked Car

June 21, 2024

South Carolina Man Arrested for Leaving Daughter in Locked Car Lower Allen Township, PA – Costly Mistake On a sweltering summer day, a resident from South Carolina, Robert Wall, aged...

Newlyweds in Fatal Crash

$1.3 Million Settlement Awarded to Grieving Newlywed Husband in Fatal DUI Crash in South Carolina

June 21, 2024

$1.3 Million Settlement Awarded in Fatal South Carolina Crash Involved Newlyweds In South Carolina, a partial settlement of $1.3 million has been awarded to the husband and family of a...

License plate reader technology.

North Myrtle Beach Incident Highlights the Need for Regulations on License Plate Reader Usage

June 20, 2024

North Myrtle Beach Incident Lays Bare Need for License Plate Reader Regulations Controversial Arrest Sparks Demand for Better Policing Technology A contentious detention last month in North Myrtle Beach, South...

Monumental Tribute Statue Unveiling

Harriet Tubman Honoured with Statue Commemorating Historic Combahee River Raid That Liberated Over 700 Enslaved Individuals

June 18, 2024

Harriet Tubman Statue Unveiled in Tribute to her Historic Raid That Freed Over 700 Enslaved Individuals Introduction The monumental act of defiance and courage of Harriet Tubman continues to echo...

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Columbia, S.C. Murder Investigation: Brother and Sister Charged

June 18, 2024

Columbia, S.C. Murder Investigation: Brother and Sister Charged In Columbia, South Carolina, a man and his sister have been apprehended and charged with murder following the fatal shooting of a...

Community Crime Watch Meeting.

Man Wanted for Columbia Neighborhood Pool Shooting Turns Himself In

June 18, 2024

Man Wanted for Columbia Neighborhood Pool Shooting Turns Himself In COLUMBIA, S.C. – The Richland County Sheriff’s Department (RCSD) has confirmed that a man wanted in connection with a recent...

Classroom diversity and education.

South Carolina Public Schools Cease Offering AP African American Studies Course, Sparking Controversy

June 13, 2024

AP African American Studies Course Will No Longer be Offered in South Carolina Public Schools In a move that has resulted in widespread dissent, it has been announced that the...

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Lexington PD Appeals for Public’s Aid to Identify Suspected Shoplifter

June 5, 2024

Lexington PD Appeals for Public’s Aid to Identify Suspected Shoplifter In the city of Lexington, the local police department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying and locating a suspected...

POLITICS

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Yahoo and AOL Emerge as Pioneers in Digital Advertising Services

June 21, 2024

Yahoo et AOL, Leaders dans les Services de Publicité Numérique Connu pour son influence et son innovation sur la toile, Yahoo n’est plus une marque isolée, mais fait désormais partie...

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NextGen TV Technology Transforms Broadcasting Landscape in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina

June 19, 2024

NextGen TV Revolutionizes Broadcasting in Myrtle Beach, S.C. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, witnessed an impressive digital revolution as television stations started employing NextGen TV technology this Wednesday. The shift to...

Monumental Tribute Statue Unveiling

Harriet Tubman Honoured with Statue Commemorating Historic Combahee River Raid That Liberated Over 700 Enslaved Individuals

June 18, 2024

Harriet Tubman Statue Unveiled in Tribute to her Historic Raid That Freed Over 700 Enslaved Individuals Introduction The monumental act of defiance and courage of Harriet Tubman continues to echo...

Classroom diversity and education.

South Carolina Public Schools Cease Offering AP African American Studies Course, Sparking Controversy

June 13, 2024

AP African American Studies Course Will No Longer be Offered in South Carolina Public Schools In a move that has resulted in widespread dissent, it has been announced that the...

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Rep. Nancy Mace Slams Kevin McCarthy’s Involvement in South Carolina GOP Primary, Questions Impact on 2024 Republican Chances

May 31, 2024

Rep. Nancy Mace Condemns Kevin McCarthy’s Actions in South Carolina GOP Primary In an escalating conflict within the Republican ranks, U.S. Representative Nancy Mace blasted former House speaker Kevin McCarthy...

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South Carolina Senator Ronnie Sabb Receives Crucial Endorsement from Conservation Voters for Upcoming State Senate Primary

May 29, 2024

South Carolina Senator Ronnie Sabb Endorsed by Conservation Voters Conservation Voters Back Senator Ronnie Sabb Thursday 29th May, Kingstree, SC – Senator Ronnie Sabb received a crucial endorsement today for...

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Democratic Challenger for South Carolina’s State House District 109 Withdraws from Race

May 28, 2024

Lowcountry Democratic Challenger for State House Dist. 109 Withdraws DORCHESTER COUNTY, S.C. May 27, 2024 – In an unexpected turn of events, the Democratic challenger vying for the State House...

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Democratic Challenger Drops Out of Race for South Carolina State House District, Leaving Incumbent Unopposed

May 27, 2024

Democratic Challenger for State House District in Lowcountry Withdraws from Competition A surprising development unfolded in South Carolina’s political landscape as Jessica Bright, a Democratic hopeful challenging for a slot...

Political Press Conference Chaos

Lexington County Council Candidates Engage in Verbal Dispute

May 26, 2024

Lexington County Council Candidates Engage in Verbal Dispute A press conference organized by current Lexington County Council members was thrown into turmoil when Brent Munnerlyn, a candidate for council in...

SPORTS

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Yahoo and AOL Emerge as Pioneers in Digital Advertising Services

June 21, 2024

Yahoo et AOL, Leaders dans les Services de Publicité Numérique Connu pour son influence et son innovation sur la toile, Yahoo n’est plus une marque isolée, mais fait désormais partie...

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South Carolina Gamecocks Register Multiple Commitments in Active June Recruiting Roundup

June 19, 2024

Recruiting roundup: Keeping up with the latest South Carolina commitments In a notable development in sports, June has been a highly active month for South Carolina’s recruiting process. The team...

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South Carolina Gamecocks Offer Scholarship to 2026 Running Back Prospect Jayson Franklin

June 18, 2024

South Carolina Extends Scholarship Offer to 2026 Running Back In the latest sports news from South Carolina, the Southeastern Conference (SEC) school has set the recruiting stage alive with a...

Monumental Tribute Statue Unveiling

Harriet Tubman Honoured with Statue Commemorating Historic Combahee River Raid That Liberated Over 700 Enslaved Individuals

June 18, 2024

Harriet Tubman Statue Unveiled in Tribute to her Historic Raid That Freed Over 700 Enslaved Individuals Introduction The monumental act of defiance and courage of Harriet Tubman continues to echo...

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Rising Star from Football City, USA Reacts to Major Scholarship Offer from University of South Carolina

June 18, 2024

A Defensive Powerhouse from Football City, USA Responds to South Carolina Offer Rock Hill, South Carolina – A city renowned as the Football City, USA, for its ability to produce...

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New Boats for Enjoyment of Lake Murray open to Public this Summer

June 18, 2024

New Boats for Enjoyment of Lake Murray open to Public this Summer COLUMBIA, S.C. – Summer has rolled in and as the temperatures rise, so do opportunities for water-based entertainment....

Baseball recruit signing celebration

Star Centerfielder Dalton Mashore Chooses South Carolina Over Miami in Significant Pre-Season Move

June 17, 2024

Dynamic Centerfielder Dalton Mashore Commits to South Carolina Key Position Target Acquired In a significant move ahead of the upcoming season, South Carolina has secured a commitment from eminent centerfielder...

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South Carolina Gamecock Star Sakima Walker Announces Return for Final Championship Season

June 17, 2024

South Carolina’s Sakima Walker to Play Final Season As the scene of college basketball continues to take shape for the upcoming season, a significant announcement came from Columbia, South Carolina....

Classroom diversity and education.

South Carolina Public Schools Cease Offering AP African American Studies Course, Sparking Controversy

June 13, 2024

AP African American Studies Course Will No Longer be Offered in South Carolina Public Schools In a move that has resulted in widespread dissent, it has been announced that the...

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