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5 hrs ago | WLTX-TV Columbia
An archaeological dig at Columbia's Bull Street mental health campus is beginning, which caps months of negotiations between the University of South Carolina, the state's Department of Mental Health, and an upstate developer.
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9 hrs ago | FITSNews
On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 Protection and Advocacy for People with Disabilities Inc. and volunteers completed polling place accessibility surveys at 94 percent of the precincts in the City of Columbia, Blythewood, Irmo, Forest Acres, and unincorporated areas of Richland County.
Whenever you talk or text, your cell phone is repeatedly sending it's serial number to nearby cell phone towers, giving cell providers your trail.
Kurt Eyring with Miller-Valentine Group in Columbia has been elected to the board of directors for the Associated Builders and Contractors of the Carolinas.
Each year, about 46,000 new soldiers graduate from Fort Jackson in weekly ceremonies attended by three times that many cheering family members.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott told a University of South Carolina honors class that members of the Bloods, a nationally recognized gang, have played a violent game called "knockout" in Five Points.
The Richland County Sheriff's Department says goodbye to one of their own. Deputy Mark Ryan lost his battle with lung cancer Sunday, and his funeral was held Thursday in Columbia.
Police say an argument over silverware led to a stabbing in South Carolina. Edward William Bright, 46, is accused of stabbing his brother repeatedly during the argument over which silverware to use for dinner at Bright's home in Richland County, Columbia TV station WAGT reported.
South Carolina has some of the deadliest highways and roads in the nation, according to Popular Mechanics.
Police officers in Richland County, South Carolina are currently defending the use of a controversial investigation method that grants their departments access to thousands of cell phone users' data in the search for criminals.
Richland County deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a Tripp's Fine Cleaners branch on Broad River Road Tuesday night.
Officially, at around 9 p.m., with 78 of 81 precincts in, the "no" votes stood at 56.94 percent, while the "yes" votes were at 43.06 percent – 6,684 votes to 5,055 votes.
On Election Day in November and December, some of you were concerned about goodie bags or snacks being provided to poll workers by elected officials with their names visible to voters casting their ballots.