A senior living center is the second apartment complex to come to the area adjacent to Bible Way Church on Atlas Road.
Christopher Holme’s wife sends him off with two coffees almost every day. The first is for the 8 a.m. drive into downtown Columbia. The second is for his 10 or 11 p.m. drive home to Cayce.
Eyeing a potentially large project to kick off redevelopment in Five Points, a Columbia senator is proposing one-time tax breaks to spur it forward and help land a potential boutique hotel.
Lidl last year seemed poised to take over a Piggly Wiggly location on Devine Street in Columbia, but talks on a deal have petered out.
South Carolina lawmakers gave the nod to wine-tasting rooms to help secure a $400 million investment by California winemaker E.J. Gallo in Chester County.
The nearly next-door space, which formerly housed Blue Flour Cafe and includes an attached patio, will be used as waiting space for the frequently packed downtown restaurant.
A site plan has been approved by a city panel for the Middleton family project to bring a major brewery and office building to North Main Street.
Capital city homebuilders filed suit this week over Lexington County's temporary halt on the permitting of new subdivisions and apartments.
The liquor license for Colonial Life Arena has been renewed despite an objection from Columbia City Council member Daniel Rickenmann.
The parent company of Palmetto State Armory inked a tax deal for a new facility in a former West Columbia brake plant.
The former Kline Iron and Steel site on Gervais Street in Columbia could be parceled out by its new owner under a new redevelopment plan.
The case "goes directly to the public's interest and whether the invasion of personal privacy would be unreasonable," according to a ruling issued last week.
Developers of the former Capital City Stadium site say they're down to their final federal permit requirement and hope to begin work on the project this summer.
The measure makes it more difficult for workers and others to sue companies for their decisions during the pandemic.
After stints as chairman of the S.C. House's powerful Judiciary Committee and then as U.S. Attorney for South Carolina, Charleston Republican Peter McCoy now is set to serve as Santee Cooper's board chairman, a part-time gig that pays $24,000 a year.
The chef of Columbia’s Capital City Kitchen and Grill and a Philadelphia celebrity chef are partnering to bring soul food to Northeast Columbia.
For the past 14 months, South Carolinians have flocked to food trucks, with indoor dining restricted for the bulk of that time.
Leave it to one of the most resilient forces in Columbia music to arrive in the (hopefully) waning days of the COVID-19 pandemic feeling energized rather than drained.
The former Best Buy store on Two Notch Road will become the home to Forward City Church.
A proposed 279-unit apartment building near the University of South Carolina’s Greek Village and wellness center is seeking up to $7.8 million in tax credits.
South Carolina state agencies are inviting veterans to apply for nearly 1,400 openings May 4, five months after a preference policy made it more likely they'll get the job.
Starbucks' locations around Columbia have expanded by one-third in the past year, but independent coffee shops are growing too as local owners see a potential benefit in the chain spreading out.
It appears that Columbia may have a legitimate new challenger when it comes to rock clubs.
Four bars in Five Points have been closed at least temporarily by the S.C. Department of Revenue.
Bars in Five Points were the focus of the latest legislative debate over state liquor laws.
The Midlands fastest growing county has enacted a temporary moratorium on new residential subdivisions in its latest attempt to slow development while it determines how to handle issues associated with its rising population.
The lawsuit, which was filed in Charleston County court on April 9, targets industry giants like Airbnb, Vrbo and FlipKey, as well as smaller short-term rental businesses operating out of South Carolina.
The on-campus Apple store in Columbia, open to those with a connection to USC, is expected to be in business soon.
The ACLU is asking a judge to reconsider and allow public state employees in South Carolina to continue working from home until its lawsuit against Gov. Henry McMaster plays out in court.
Some Columbia companies are seeking to reduce their space while others a seeking to add room for staff to spread out.
South Carolina's largest hospital system terminated its agreement to purchase competing hospitals in Columbia and Camden.
The first step was taken by lawmakers April 8 to change South Carolina liquor laws in order to attract California wine producer E&J Gallo Winery to the state. The Senate passed the proposed legislation. It now goes to the House for consideration.
The South Carolina-based urgent-care chain Doctors Care and its management company have agreed to pay $22.5 million to settle civil allegations that they defrauded government health insurance programs.
Richland County Council voted to provide tax credits to Irmo-based IMCS, short for Integrated Micro-Chromatography Systems, Inc. The company plans to invest $4.1 million and add 31 new jobs over the next five years.
Hardware retailer Harbor Freight Tools is preparing to add a store on Garners Ferry Road.
The Columbia Fireflies will have a mix of socially distant and regular seating when the first homestand of their season begins May 11.
The Masters is not bringing in crowds this year, but spring still looks strong for Midlands hotels, and especially restaurants.
In exchange for $6 million in sponsorship dollars, South Carolina has lured its third PGA Tour event to be held in as many months. State leaders hope an ad blitz during the Palmetto Championship at Congaree PGA tournament will help the ailing tourism industry and encourage more visitors to come to the state.
Food Lion will take over another former Bi-Lo location in the Midlands, a store that had been slated for closure.
First Reliance Bank is taking over the ground floor of 1901 Main Street office building in Columbia.
Bruce Miller compares owning and working at Groucho’s Deli to the NBA and his favorite team, the Charlotte Hornets. No game, no day at work is ever the same.
New construction is planned to bring more than 100 additional townhomes to Columbia's northwest.
In the early months of the pandemic, Josh Fabel toiled attempting to sell his five-year-old Winnsboro farm’s wares, like tomatoes and squash, to restaurants.
Richland County is making plans for redeveloping flood prone properties on Timberlane Drive in Columbia. This marks one of the first major flood redevelopment projects the county is taking on and could serve as a model for other areas in the Capital City's flood plain.
A debate of liquor licenses and the state's constitution could spread statewide if a Sen. Dick Harpootlian's bill is enacted.
For one Columbia boutique, Instagram was a key avenue once the pandemic closed the store's doors.
Building permits requested through the city of Columbia totaled $471.4 million between July 2020 and February 2021, a 35 percent increase over the same time period a year before.
CAYCE — The city of Cayce is emerging as a magnet for young professionals who work in the Columbia metropolitan area but want to live in a pleasant, small-town community with affordable homes.
Since reopening at the end of June, the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center has held 80 events, all against a backdrop of a travel industry ravaged by the international coronavirus pandemic.
COLUMBIA — Joe Taylor, a former South Carolina commerce chief known as a critic of Columbia's tax and business policies, appears ready to try to address his concerns head-on.