The state fairgrounds in Columbia were set to host the 151st edition of the State Fair this year. But the coronavirus made hosting such a large in-person event an impossibility.
During annual event named for her, the attorney and professor urged support for survivors of sexual harassment
In an upbeat tone that clashed with reports of turmoil within his own agency and with no mention of the 3,400 South Carolinians who have died from COVID-19, Redfield praised McMaster’s leadership during the pandemic and blamed travelers for the state's major uptick in cases this summer.
Judge Alison Renee Lee ruled that Attorney General Alan Wilson had every right to pay attorneys a cut of a controversial $600 million settlement.
Former Councilman Moe Baddourah's 2017 suit against the governor for suspending him after a domestic violence charge reached the state's high court on Tuesday
South Carolina’s private colleges, including historically Black schools, could miss out on roughly $12 million in federal coronavirus aid that was set aside for them by the Legislature unless the state Supreme Court intervenes.
With Richland County's two districts last week announcing re-entry plans for students, all capital region public schools are returning students to classrooms.
Columbia has been trying to redevelop the old Capital City Stadium site for nearly a decade. Now city council members seem more eager than ever to get a deal done.
Columbia police are more than 30 days past a deadline required under state law to provide records documenting police shootings.
The U.S. Supreme Court declined to consider an appeal in which Gov. Henry McMaster sought to remove two Planned Parenthood clinics — one in Charleston and one in Columbia — from the state's Medicaid network.
By mid-2021 the COMET station at Laurel and Sumter streets will no longer be a central hub for bus activity in Columbia
The attorney and CNN pundit was being sued for a tweet about the 2019 encounter at the Lincoln Memorial between Kentucky high schoolers and a Native American activist.
New U.S. Attorney for South Carolina Peter McCoy learned about human trafficking as a state prosecutor and heard testimony about the heinous crime as a state lawmaker. Now he is making prosecuting traffickers a priority as he takes charge of South Carolina's powerful office of federal prosecutors.
The Richland council's vote approving a controversial $1 million settlement paid to Gerald Seals in 2018 was invalid, a judge ruled.
Paul Edward Bellar, 21, has been staying with his father in Columbia since July.
Moe Baddourah initially sued Gov. Henry McMaster after the governor suspended him because of a domestic violence charge back in 2017
Columbia City Council agreed — for the 14th time — to extend the time period in which developers have to complete the purchase of the old Columbia ballpark
A large crowd gathered at a popular Columbia college bar just days after Gov. Henry McMaster removed restrictions on restaurants, drawing criticism from city and state leaders.
Across a number of areas, South Carolina's capital often conducts itself as if it’s its own state. It’s a maverick streak that has continued through the ages, and has particularly manifested in moves made by Mayor Steve Benjamin and Columbia City Council.
The 17,500-student Lexington/Richland 5 school district has been on a hybrid learning plan since Sept. 8, but some classrooms will start to reopen four days a week on Monday, Superintendent Christina Melton said.
The project will help hundreds of families in the sprawling Colony apartments off West Beltline Boulevard.
Among the big winners in South Carolina’s second round of federal coronavirus aid, approved this week by lawmakers, were the state’s private colleges and universities.
A two-year investigation by federal, state and local law enforcement agencies netted 17 suspects, about 77 pounds of methamphetamine, 116 firearms and "various quantities of heroin and fentanyl," according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the District of South Carolina.
The Babcock Building seems poised for revival despite its recent fire damage, the top executive for the development project said.
Richland Two Superintendent Baron Davis has set a personal goal of bringing 100 minority male teachers into his schools over the next four years to better reflect the district's student demographics.
Longtime University of South Carolina trustee Chuck Allen says he is being ousted from the board because he voted against the controversial hiring of President Robert Caslen. Top GOP lawmakers say it's because he cursed out a lawmaker's wife at a football game.
Even though her possible move to take a job in Ohio didn’t happen, South Carolina’s public health director is still exiting her role with the state Department of Health and Environmental Contr…
A driver who last operated a bus on Route 18 Red on Sept. 10 tested positive Monday, COMET said.
A driver with the COMET bus system who recently drove a shuttle bus for University of South Carolina students, as well as buses on a number of other non-USC routes, has tested positive for the…
The switch would remove another longtime grocery fixture from the Midlands retail landscape.
Elections have long been an adventure in Richland County, but it will receive grant funding that could make future elections go a bit smoother.
A Democratic candidate for Congress and Columbia's mayor opened fire Thursday on U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson, accusing the longtime congressman of not doing enough to help get federal aid to fix the …
A veteran Richland County Sheriff's deputy who was captured on body camera slamming a handcuffed woman to the ground by her hair has been fired and arrested on an assault charge.
The University of South Carolina is averaging nearly 100 cases a day since classes started back, which is 8½ times higher than the recent statewide infection rate.
Gov. Henry McMaster has said he won’t order South Carolinians to wear masks in public amid the COVID-19 pandemic because such a mandate would be unenforceable. But cities that have written their own mask rules over the past few months say enforcement has been surprisingly easy.
The University of South Carolina is turning to an unexpected ally in its mission to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus on campus this fall: spit.
Nearly 30 school board candidates are vying for nine seats in three of the Midlands’ largest school districts that combined educate nearly 70,000 K-12 students