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.
Suspect suffers panic attack during trial
The double murder trial of Brett Parker has to be stopped Thursday after the suspect had to be taken to the hospital.
Thu May 16, 2013
Editorial: Richland elections office should pay its own legal fees
The wait was over four hours to vote at Rice Creek Elementary on Hard Scrabble Road in Columbia on Nov.
Wrong way crash kills 2 on I-26 in Columbia
State troopers say a driver heading the wrong way on Interstate 26 northwest of Columbia has caused a wreck that killed two people.
Orangeburg elections chief to lead Richland elections office
After meeting with Jackson behind closed doors for about 35 minutes, the four-person Board of Elections & Voter Registration chose the Orangeburg County elections director to lead the $1.2 million office.
Wed May 15, 2013
Richland County Picks New Election Director
"I think I'm going to bring some integrity to the office. Not like that's lacking now, but I have integrity," said Jackson.
One Wounded in Shooting in St. Andrews Neighborhood
One man is shot and another is on the run after a shooting Wednesday afternoon in a St.
Report: Suspects use "oldest trick in the book" to steal cartons
The Lexington County Sheriff's Department is looking for a group of thieves who's using one of the oldest tricks in the book to steal cigarettes from a local store.
Tue May 14, 2013
Post and Courier
Parents accuse MUSC, Greenville Hospital System of performing...
A Columbia couple is suing the Medical University of South Carolina, Greenville Hospital System and the S.C. Department of Social Services on behalf of their 8-year-old son for performing “medically unnecessary” sex assignment surgery on the child in 2006.
Cops: Skinny-dipping couple says clothes were stolen
A Kershaw County man was killed Monday morning when his truck struck a tree and caught fire, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol.
SCDOT holds meeting on replacing US 378 bridges
The South Carolina Department of Transportation wants to hear concerns as it considers how to replace a pair of bridges on U.S. 378 east of Columbia.
Mon May 13, 2013
Victim seeks answers after she thwarts home invasion
A northeast Richland County woman is still shaken, days after coming face to face with the man who broke into her home.
Free Prescription Discount Card Offered in Most of Midlands
It's a program put in place by the National Association of Counties. All counties in the Midlands except for Lee, Lexington, and Saluda offer a fee prescription discount card.
Judge hears motions in James Brown FOI case
A hearing was held Friday in Newberry on a Freedom of Information Act suit brought by Sue Summer seeking information about the settlement of the estate of singer James Brown.
People and achievements, May 13
School, military and community achievements for Midlands residents may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. Items are published on a space-available basis.
Fri May 10, 2013
Columbia, SC Main Street Bomb Scare
"They've closed down Main Street and they aren't letting people walk down the street," a source overlooking the scene told FITS.
Holder Must Investigate "Richland Robbery"
Earlier this month the "Richland County Robbery" went into effect, which means taxpayers in this mostly urban/ suburban central South Carolina county will be deprived of an estimated $1.2 billion over the next eighteen years.