3 hrs ago
Spring Valley teen, 16, killed in Richland County wreck; brother, friend injured
Cameron Stringfellow, of Columbia, is being charged with driving under the influence of a controlled substance, patrol Lance Cpl.
5 hrs ago
Deputies: Man Shoots, Kills Girlfriend's Sister, Turns Self In
Richland County deputies say the suspect they say shot and killed his girlfriend's sister has turned himself in tonight.
9 hrs ago
SCDPS kicks off Buckle Up South Carolina campaign
The South Carolina Department of Public Safety will focus its annual safety belt enforcement and education campaign on nighttime safety belt use.
19 hrs ago
Richland 1 candidates discuss literacy, school uniforms, choice
The five candidates seeking a seat on the Richland 1 school board were divided Thursday over proposed state legislation that would require third-graders reading below grade level to be held back for a year of reading-intensive instruction.
23 hrs ago
Giving help, getting help in the Midlands, May 24
John Baptist Church, Farrow Road and West Beltline Blvd.; and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Wednesday at Grace United Methodist Church, 410 Harbison Blvd.
Thu May 23, 2013
Probation, Parole, Pardons Agency Looking to Fill Slots
The agency that helps criminal offenders in our state get back on track is working to find dedicated people to join their ranks.
Deputy fired for having woman expose, touch herself during traffic stop
A former Richland County deputy is out of a job and in trouble with the law after allegedly forcing a woman to expose herself and touch herself inappropriately in exchange for help with criminal charges.
Lake Wylie Pilot
Police: Columbia baby-sitter's abuse killed boy
Authorities say Hamm slammed the boy's head into a bathtub faucet while she was babysitting him May 18.
Defense opens for SC man accused of killing 2
Defense attorneys are to present their case for a South Carolina man charged with killing his wife and his colleague in a sports gambling ring.
Take a road trip to Sumter for it's annual Iris Festival this Friday, Saturday and Sunday
As the new 2013 phone books are being delivered, Keep the Midlands Beautiful encourages residents to recycle last year's books.
Wed May 22, 2013
Midlands rescue team volunteers sympathize with OK crews
As crews in Oklahoma continue to carefully sift through rubble, a group of firefighters in Richland County knows what they're going through.
Tue May 21, 2013
Testimony reveals Parker's debts, failing marriage
A restaurant owner who got snagged in a gambling probe that grew out of the Brett Parker double murder investigation took the stand, as the trial entered its third week.
Mon May 20, 2013
Local meetings this week, May 20
Both meetings are at the Eau Claire Print Building, 3907 Ensor Ave., at Monticello Road.
Citizen helps Richland deputies nab car break-in suspects
A tip from an alert citizen helped Richland County deputies arrest four suspects in a car break-in in the Lake Carolina community, Sheriff Leon Lott said Monday in a press release.
Scattered heavy rains strike Midlands Sunday
Pockets of heavy rains were reported over the Midlands Sunday, with some areas receiving up to four inches of the wet stuff and others less than one inch, the National Weather Service reported.
Sat May 18, 2013
South Carolina Department of Revenue
Richland County Resident Arrested on Multiple Tax Evasion Charges
SC Department of Revenue investigators today arrested Hopkins resident Michelle Roach on four counts of charges related to tax evasion.
County council, public at odds over taxes, budget
Winnsboro resident and Winnsboro native Oliver Johnson has his say about county tax rates and county council's policies during the public comment session of the county council meeting.
Fri May 17, 2013
Giving help, getting help in the Midlands, May 17
Law enforcement officers and firefighters will collect food from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the following locations: BI-LO, 300 Knox Abbott Drive; Reid's Grocery, 2245 Charleston Highway; and Piggly Wiggly, 3040 Charleston Highway.
EXCLUSIVE: Richland County pays $150,000 in Blythewood railroad double death
Richland County – without admitting fault – has agreed to pay the estates of Derald Hill Sr.