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Columbia firefighters were called to the scene at platinum Plus on Wednesday morning. (Source: Columbia Fire Department). An early morning fire at Platinum Plus caused significant damage to the building. / Columbia Fire twitter. Columbia, SC (WIS) -. An early morning fire that occurred at a well-known ...
Columbia, SC (WOLO)- With the winter weather potential for South Carolina and parts of the Midlands, the South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) has activated its winter weather web page to provide road information and other resources to help residents cope with winter storms.
When the weather Service moved its offices out of downtown Columbia in 1954, a cooperative weather station was established at USC under the supervision of Guilbert Graham, an associate professor of geography. Nineteen years later, the site was moved from LeConte College on Gibbes Green to its ...
With severe winter weather expected to affect South Carolina on Wednesday, schools and other organizations around the state are announcing closings, cancellations and changes of plans. The State newspaper will continue to update this list. If you know of any closings, cancellations, delays or other ...
A pair of signs containing racial epithets appeared outside the University of South Carolina's African American Studies department Tuesday morning, setting off a ... important black South Carolinians on the second floor of Gambrell Hall, a liberal arts building at the university's downtown Columbia campus.

Officials are looking into fliers with racial remarks that were posted on a University of South Carolina campus building sign on Tuesday, the day after the Martin ... "At Uof SC, we strive to create a campus built on the tenets of the Carolinian Creed, inclusivity and respect for all," Stensland said in a statement.
Precipitation from the cold front making its way over South Carolina will first start off as rain around 7 a.m. As the day goes on, it'll transition to snow or a ... As of 7 a.m., the National Weather Service reported that snow was already falling in McCormick County, S.C. At 7:45 a.m., the Newberry Sheriff reported ...
"With BBQ an essential menu item for South Carolinians, Columbia tops our list for meatiest city per capita in its population group," the writers at National Geographic Travel mused. "Locals get their grilled meats buffet-style at Little Pigs Barbecue or stuffed in delectable sandwiches at Southern Belly BBQ's ...
Whenever Will Muschamp lands a commitment, the South Carolina coach drops a #SpursUp on twitter. Come to SEC Country for the latest news, notes and observations in South Carolina recruiting. For previous editions of SpursUp surveillance, check out the link.
A South Carolina teenager died after he was injured playing in the winter weather from last week's storm. Brandon Peacock, 14, of St. George, was pronounced dead on Jan. 6, according to Dorchester County Coroner Paul J. Brouthers. The incident occurred on Jan. 3 in St. George, Brouthers said. Peacock ...
Columbia, SC (WOLO) - South Carolina business leaders laid out their plan for the coming year Monday (1/8) at the Statehouse. The State Chamber of Commerce unveiled its competitiveness agenda Monday afternoon. Among the items were lowering property taxes for businesses and developing the ...
Columbia, SC (WMBF) - Business leaders from across the state joined members of the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce at the State House in Columbia Monday afternoon to announce the policies in their 2018 Competitiveness Agenda they will propose to lawmakers for the upcoming legislative ...
Remaining at the top of the AP rankings are the Connecticut Huskies. Geno Auriemma's squad is now 13-0 after lopsided wins over East Carolina and South Florida. The previously mentioned Notre Dame sits at No. 2 while Louisville, Mississippi State, and Baylor round out the top five. South Carolina and ...
Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- There will be no golden parachutes for executives of a South Carolina utility that's struggling after sticking consumers with higher bills for a failed nuclear reactor expansion. Directors of SCANA Corp. decided against awarding severance packages potentially worth tens of millions ...
A man who sexually assaulted a woman after picking her up from Five Points in Columbia was arrested on Monday. Mouad Bendahmane, 33, is facing charges of first-degree criminal sexual conduct and kidnapping, according to a news release from the Richland County Sheriff's Department. He is being ...
Bullets recently fired at a car in traffic narrowly missed the head of the driver, a 22-year-old woman. The young woman is pregnant, according to wltx.com. The drive-by shooting occurred just before 9 p.m. Jan. 4 in the 4000 block of Water Street, which runs parallel to, and in between Colonial Drive and ...

It's a coyote.'" It's a sighting that is becoming more frequent near downtown Columbia and other urban areas across the Palmetto State. And it has residents like Hopkins - a former member of New York's Metropolitan Opera and now a voice teacher at the University of South Carolina - concerned.
and 3-star center Hank Manos (Chapin, S.C.) were the first two commitments who stopped by the media room. One of the most ... What can South Carolina fans expect from Hank Manos after he makes the short trip over from Chapin to Columbia? ... South Carolina and Auburn are recruiting him the hardest.
Homer Buford Goff Jr. and Barbara Lea Dent Goff of Columbia recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. They were married Dec. 28, 1957, at Eau Claire Baptist Church. Their children are David Leon Goff, Barbara Diane Goff, and Katherine Goff (Barry) Lockwood. Their grandchildren are Jordan ...
Ticket sales pushed the estimated Powerball jackpot to $440million for Saturday night's drawing. (Source: Multi-State Lottery Association/CNN). (CNN) Winning the lottery would be a great way to ring in 2018, and it seems like a lot of people were feeling lucky.Ticket sales pushed the estimated Powerball ...
A tax credit for South Carolina drivers who save their gas receipts and a requirement that elections be held even when just one candidate are on the ballot are ... Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- Tax issues dominate South Carolina's new laws in 2018, but the state is also banning people from buying large cats and ...
... Moore, right, congratulates Rashad Fenton after Fenton made a big defensive stop against Arkansas during third-quarter action in Columbia, S.C. on Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017. ... The final game of the season for South Carolina and Michigan will showcase some of college football's most talented players.
The Columbia Cotillion Club, a gentleman's dance club founded in 1890, held its Winter Ball on Dec. 27 at the Columbia Marriott. Nine daughters and one granddaughter of members were presented. A reception and receiving line were followed by the debutante presentation and figure. Mrs. John Cantey ...
Customers began to notice the phenomenon at ticket vendors like the Ball Mart convenience store and gas station in the city of Liberty, about 20 miles west of Greenville, S.C.. Wade Crenshaw, 61, was working behind the cash register there when he saw that more people were coming in search of a ...
Dr. and Mrs. James Fraser Lyon IV of Columbia. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Marcine Lyon Thompson of South Carolina Episcopal Retirement Community at Still Hopes and the late Mr. James Fraser Lyon III and the late Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Leslie of Bennettsville. She earned a bachelor's degree from ...
Authorities are investigating an incident in Five Points that involves a man who wandered into a business suffering from a gunshot wound. Columbia police investigators are working to determine where the man was shot, according to the agency. The man shot in the abdomen wandered into the Cycle ...
A man who was killed in a crash on Friday has been identified by the county coroner. Jereld Cecil Robinson, 31, was thrown from the vehicle he was traveling in after it crashed into another and ran off the road, according to Richland County Coroner Gary Watts. The crash took place at the intersection of ...
Investigators said Deshaune Stewart was facing possible termination amid an investigation into misconduct. (Source: WCMH/CNN). DUBLIN, OH (WCMH/CNN) - police said a naked U.S. Postal Service employee shot a supervisor to death early Saturday morning, then attacked and killed another ...
Scott Fricker and Buckley Kuhn-Fricker died on Friday after a confrontation with their teenage daughter's boyfriend. (Source: Family photo/WJLA/CNN). RESTON, VA (WJLA/CNN) - A 17-year-old boy is charged with murder for allegedly killing Buckley Kuhn-Fricker and her husband, Scott.
"I think this will be a catalyst." Whether other cities will follow in Columbia's footsteps remains to be seen. State Sen. Marlon Kimpson, D-Charleston, has long pushed for gun reform in South Carolina. If Congress also fails to act on the issue, Kimpson said Columbia could be the start of a national movement.
A newborn baby boy left on the floor of a rest stop bathroom was found and rescued within an hour of his birth. (Source: Pixabay/Rainer_Maiores). MARION COUNTY, FL (WESH/CNN) - Some travelers on Interstate 75 got the surprise of their lives when they found a baby abandoned in a bathroom at a rest ...
Listening to Bing Crosby sing is about as close as Midlands residents will get to experiencing a "White Christmas." But that doesn't mean it won't feel like winter in Columbia, and across South Carolina. That's because temperatures are expected to drop. "It's going to be a cooler than normal Christmas Day," ...
police on Saturday arrested Kenneth Foster on charges of criminal domestic violence and pointing and presenting a weapon, according to the Richland County Sheriff's Office. Foster, 32, is a Columbia/Richland firefighter, according to police. Deputies responded Saturday to a Middle Street residence in ...
Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- A Georgia man has died from injuries after he was shot and wounded in the parking lot of a South Carolina Fast Food restaurant. Richland County sheriff's deputies were called to a McDonald's restaurant in northeast Columbia around 4 a.m. Friday. Coroner Gary Watts said a man ...
A massive power outage at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport has wreaked havoc with travel plans. That's what happens when the nation's busiest airport is thrown off schedule. Travelers coming to Columbia, or making connections at Columbia Metropolitan Airport were not spared from the ...
WEST Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- A man has been shot and killed in a South Carolina bar. The Lexington County Sheriff's Department says the shooting happened around 2 a.m. Sunday at a bar in West Columbia. Coroner Margaret Fisher said 41-year-old Rodney T. Leak of Columbia died at the scene.
COLUMBIA -- South Carolina's seven utility commissioners are set to decide later this week whether to dismiss cases against SCANA, the majority owner of two failed nuclear reactors at V.C. Summer station. The S.C. Public Service Commission -- the state's utility regulatory agency -- will issue a ruling ...
Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- The head of South Carolina's public schools say the word "holocaust" will be included in the final version of new social studies standards even though it originally was dropped. The State newspaper in Columbia reports a proposed 124-page revision left out the word, raising ...
COLUMBIA -- Gov. Henry McMaster declared a statewide public health emergency Monday to combat opioid deaths and signed an executive order limiting initial, post-hospital prescriptions for the addictive drugs to five days. "There's a silent hurricane going, and it's getting worse," McMaster said in ...
With renovations complete in building at the corner of Huger and Senate streets, owner Sally Wu plans to open Freshe Poke restaurant at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19. Poke is the latest trend for people who want to eat healthier -- a Hawaiian seafood dish containing raw ahi tuna, traditionally served as an ...
South Carolina's A'ja Wilson, left, and Alexis Jennings force Duke's Madison Treece into a bad pass during second-half action in Columbia, S.C. on Sunday, Dec.3, 2017. (Travis Bell/SIDELINE CAROLINA) ...
Winter Holidays Celebration Concert: 7 p.m. at USC school of music Recital Hall, 813 Assembly St. Back by popular demand, guest soprano Serena Hill-LaRoche joins Columbia Baroque mezzo soprano Brittnee Siemon for beautiful arias and duos by Telemann, Handel, Monteverdi and more. $15 in ...
A Columbia man was killed in a shooting inside a West Columbia bar early Sunday, according to authorities. The shooting happened inside City Nightz bar on the 2100 block of Old Dunbar Road, just after the bar closed at 2 a.m., according to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department. Rodney T. Leak, 41, ...
She's one of two South Carolina natives appearing on the new season of "The Bachelor," ABC announced recently. Brittany T. is described as a 30-year-old tech recruiter who loves to eat ramen, sushi, pizza and poke bowls and has had bad experience with dating apps. According to her Instagram account, ...
Members of the South Carolina Highway Patrol honor guard carry the casket of Ernest Finney, Jr. out of the South Carolina Supreme Court in Columbia, S.C., Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017. Finney Jr. was the first African-American Supreme Court Justice appointed to the South Carolina Supreme Court since the ...
Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- The former chief financial officer at a South Carolina school district has been indicted 20 on federal charges, including fraud and embezzlement. The U.S. Attorney's office said 61-year-old Brantley D. Thomas III was also indicted on money laundering and wire fraud charges.
Columbia, S.C. (AP) -- police say a man who posed as a rideshare driver to pick up women, including University of South Carolina students, and hold them against their will has been arrested in a Miami suburb. The State reports university spokesman Jeff Stensland confirmed 28-year-old Farris Kaloti of ...
A cool front that has made its way to the Southeast Coast has brought with it the chance of snow for the Midlands. Forecasters at the National Weather Service in Columbia said that the front is expected to bring cold rain to the central parts of South Carolina. But between late Friday night and early Saturday ...
Her daughter, Tanya Maisonet, was stabbed to death in October at her Atlanta-area apartment. police have charged Maisonet's husband with the killing, and Eagles is now raising the couple's 9-year-old son, Caleb. So, there won't be laughter and conversation as Eagles and Maisonet stay up late to wrap ...


 

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