10 hrs ago
Overdue property taxes in Richland, Lexington counties continue downward trend
The trend toward fewer properties being auctioned because of delinquent taxes is likely to continue this year in the Columbia area.
18 hrs ago
The Greenville News
Man gets 25 years in execution-style killing of unarmed neighbor
A 34-year-old Bluff Road-area man got a 25-year sentence Monday for voluntary manslaughter in the 2010 execution-style slaying of an unarmed neighbor with whom he'd been quarrelling.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Archaeological Digs at Columbia's Bull Street Campus Begin
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.
Disability Group Issues Richland County Report
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.
Former trustee challenges court to protect 'I Feel Good' charity
Under Brown's estate plan, his worldwide music empire was left to the "I Feel Good" Trust, an education charity for needy students in South Carolina and Georgia.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Police Nationwide Gather Cell Data Without Notifying Subscribers
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.
People & achievements
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.
Man, 34, found stabbed to death in apartment complex where he lived in Columbia
Richland County Sheriff's deputies are investigating the murder of a man who was found stabbed to death in the parking lot of his apartment complex.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Stars and Stripes
Honor trees take root at Fort Jackson
Each year, about 46,000 new soldiers graduate from Fort Jackson in weekly ceremonies attended by three times that many cheering family members.
Deputies: Man Found Stabbed To Death in Parking Lot
Richland County Deputy Curtis Wilson says at approximately 1:30 AM early Saturday morning officers responded to a call of an unresponsive male at 1800 Longcreek drive in Columbia.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
The Greenville News
Sheriff names national gang in Five Points, blames members for playing violent 'knockout' game
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 Island Packet
SC's Fort Jackson plants trees in memory of fallen
The Army post, the county and Columbia Green are scheduled to dedicate a grove of trees on Friday afternoon.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Deputies, family attend memorial for Deputy Mark Ryan
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.
Municipal Election Commission certifies strong-mayor results
The commission wanted to make sure mistakes made in last month's election were not repeated.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Cops: Man stabbed by brother over silverware
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.
DOT unveils first projects to be funded by infrastructure improvements
South Carolina has some of the deadliest highways and roads in the nation, according to Popular Mechanics.
Police Use "Tower Dumps" To Collect Cell Phone Data Without A Warrant
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.
City of Cayce wants to beautify Knox Abbott Drive
Entombed at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean in an upended tugboat and dressed only in boxer shorts, Harrison Odjegba Okene begged God for a miracle.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Deputies: Armed robbery suspect struck victim with pistol
Richland County deputies are investigating an armed robbery at a Tripp's Fine Cleaners branch on Broad River Road Tuesday night.
Columbia voters reject strong mayor
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.