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6 min ago | The Island Packet
The wait to vote in November 2012 was seven hours at one Richland County precinct and more than four hours at others, including Rice Creek Elementary, above.
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In case you forgot or missed it, I noted in a column at the start of the year, that "As 2014 commences, the watchword for the year for citizens in the Midlands should be 'watchdog.'
COLUMBIA, SC A broken 8 inch water main has prompted Columbia water officials to issue a boil water advisory for residents of the Deerwood subdivision in Richland County.
One in five children in South Carolina lives in poverty. Now the question remains whether increasing the state's minimum wage will make a difference.
Sen. Larry Martin of Pickens, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, told the Senate on Wednesday that the office of state Attorney General Alan Wilson has issued an opinion concluding that a 2008 law under which most of the state’s counties combined election and voter registration boards is unconstitutional.
County Council gave initial approval Tuesday to a property tax credit estimated to be worth up to $50,000 over two years to Marwin Co.
RICHLAND County legislators are trying to make sure everyone knows about a Thursday deadline that they created for people to apply for membership on an election board that has no statutory authority to exist.
Richland County Deputies say they arrested the 2nd man sought in a Brookfield Rd. home invasion that resulted in murder.
Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott is asking for your help in identifying two suspects caught on tape stealing 15 propane tanks.
Some who live in Richland County say it will take consistency with elections to regain the public's trust.
A 3-year-old boy who a passenger in a car that was hit by an alleged drunk driver Friday night has died, according to the Richland County Coroner's Office.Coroner Gary Watts said Josiah Caden Jenkins died A 3-year-old boy who was a passenger in a car that was hit by an alleged drunk driver Friday night has died, according to the Richland County ... (more)
A 3-year-old boy who was a passenger in a car that was hit by an alleged drunk driver Friday night has died, according to the Richland County Coroner's Office.
A Columbia city councilman is resurrecting a proposal that Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott run the city's police department.
COLUMBIA, SC The thirteenth annual B106.7 Children's Hospital Radiothon is in full swing, and donations to the annual fundraiser continue to help make miracles happen at Palmetto Health Children's Hospital.