Tim Manning, a sixth grade teacher at Clear Dot Charter School in Columbia, was dismissed from his job after several parents said he wrote racist messages on a classroom board called students names. Manning also left his job in Lexington One last year for similar behavior online.
ZVerse posted explosive growth as it became a key supplier of face shields, but now the company focus is returning to software.
Tom Rice surged while several opponents saw fundraising languish. Is it a sign of fatigue against supporters of impeachment?
To live in a home that meets new density preferences in the fast-growing area surrounding Lake Murray in Lexington County, buyers can expect to pay nearly $400,000, a price point that less than 15 percent of the Midlands market meets, according to real estate sales data.
A plan to add hundreds of apartments and townhomes could break ground early next year.
Two Columbia institutions are partnering on an ambitious initiative to chronicle the city's LGBTQ history and document sites that have come cultural landmarks within the community.
County lawmakers say they've increasingly heard concerns from constituents about noisy renters who block streets for residents and emergency vehicles.
The new bridge is one of seven being built as part of the state's $522 million project to widen a 16-mile section of Interstate 26.
Veteran Botanical Group is planning to manufacture and sell its own CBD oil, vape pens and cartridges, plus CBD-infused products like chocolate and lollipops.
A Columbia man is facing a marijuana trafficking charge after 40 pounds of weed and $4,000 cash was found in suitcases he was traveling with, Lexington County Sheriff Jay Koon said Oct. 21.
Prisma Health is boosting its cancer diagnosis and treatment resources in Columbia.
A motor glider crashed at Jim Hamilton-LB Owens Airport, marking the second crash associated with the commuter airport near downtown Columbia this year.
A neighborhood convenience store is bringing fresh fruits and vegetables to an area of Columbia that doesn't have easy access to a full grocery.
Candidates for Columbia mayor and city council filed their final campaign reports before the November election.
The lawsuit was filed in the 13th District Court in Greenville the day after Greenville County Council for a second time rejected refunds. Several similar lawsuits have been filed across the state.
Irmo's mayor proposed the new ordinance after two councilmen have refused to disclose the amounts businesses received as part of $250,000 grant program.
Former SC commerce secretary Joe Taylor is unopposed on the ballot in seeking his first elected office.
Seven candidates are seeking one of the Columbia body's citywide seats.
North Columbia voters will choose only their third representative in almost 30 years.
Columbia voters are set to choose a new set of faces to lead SC's capital city in the coming years.
Learn about the candidates for Columbia mayor ahead of voting in the city election Nov. 2.
A Lexington County school district will lift its mask mandate after Oct. 31 following a drop in COVID-19 cases and student quarantine numbers.
Richland County plans to build a new emergency call center, forensic lab and space for an S.C. government agency.
Greene later followed up with a news release, headlined "Republican Traitors Who Join Democrats Will Be Primaried" in bold, highlighted text.
In a Facebook post, Harvel said she was forced to pull out of the race because she's expected to be living out of the country for up to six months due to professional obligations.
The election is happening due to the departure of freshman at-large commissioner Yolanda Anderson, who announced Aug. 2 she was moving out of the district because of "unspecified family obligations" that required her to resign immediately before serving out her term, which ends in November 2022.
Here’s a look at who’s on the ballot for the Oct. 26 special election. The winner fills out Anderson's term, which is up in November 2022.
An S.C. Ethics Commission probable cause investigation concluded Sept. 28 that Lexington School District Two trustee ElizaBeth Branham voted 10 times between 2017 and 2019 on contracts for an architectural firm where her husband, Keith, is a principal.
Kudzu Bakery & Market is more than doubling the space of its Forest Drive location.
Alex Murdaugh, the disgraced attorney whose prominent family was long thought untouchable in Hampton County, will be stuck in jail for at least another week. He was denied bond Oct. 19 as he awaits trial on allegations that he plundered millions from the family of his late housekeeper.
Organizers are looking to create a 19,000-square-foot food hall with multiple local options in Columbia's BullStreet District.
One of South Carolina's largest school districts is facing a bus driver shortage, with more than 50 needed to meet demand. Officials have created an incentive package they hope will help replenish their ranks.
Cayce has set heightened standards for the 12th Street Extension, the city's only undeveloped commercial corridor.
Hampton-based Palmetto State Bank is washing its hands of an alleged scheme to defraud the family of Alex Murdaugh’s housekeeper of millions of dollars from a wrongful death settlement.
Steel Hands Brewing's North Carolina location is a 28,000-square foot facility located next to the Greensboro Coliseum Complex.
The school’s assistant principal contacted police Sept. 23 and said a teacher had inadvertently given candy that had marijuana in it to a student, according to an affidavit.
Alex Murdaugh suffered a pair of gunshot wounds to the head and a skull fracture during an alleged assisted suicide scheme over Labor Day weekend, according to 81 pages of hospital records provided to The Post and Courier on Oct. 15.
Extending the runway to 5,500 feet will allow jets to land, bringing in jet fuel sales and more revenue for the airport, located in the small town of Pelion about 16 miles south of the Columbia Metropolitan Airport.
The chair of the mathematics department at Allen University faces criminal charges involving the molestation of an 8-year-old girl in West Columbia.
The state of South Carolina fixed its final home this month with a grant awarded after the 2015 flood. The state says it is far ahead of others in the speed at which it repairs homes.
Disgraced attorney Alex Murdaugh was arrested again Oct. 14 and charged with stealing money from a wrongful-death settlement that was owed to the family of his late housekeeper.
Lexington County will allocate $7.3 million in federal aid toward "premium pay" for essential county employees who have worked during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A food hall featuring multiple restaurant options is planned for the BullStreet District in Columbia.
Less than a day after the University of South Carolina pulled back a professor being sued for sexual harassment from online teaching duties, interim President Harris Pastides reiterated the school's ongoing efforts to reform how it handles reporting and investigation of sex-based assault and harassment claims.
In a rare television interview, Alex Murdaugh attorney Jim Griffin insisted his client didn't kill Maggie and Paul Murdaugh, shared new details about the disgraced lawyer's opioid addiction and shed more light on the botched assisted suicide scheme that got Murdaugh arrested last month.
Tifani Moore, a former school advisory council member, claimed victory over two challengers in an Oct. 12 special election to fill a vacancy on the Lexington-Richland Five school board created when trustee Ed White resigned mid-meeting in June.
Two Irmo council members say business owners who received grants from public funds have a right to privacy. Mayor Barry Walker has demanded a full accounting on the funds.
FOREST ACRES — Masks will be required in businesses, restaurants and other public buildings in the city of Forest Acres into November.
A roughly 90-acre sand mine is being considered in rural western Lexington County, near Batesburg-Leesville.
Mapquest co-founder Chris Heivly is consulting with the city of Columbia and Richland and Lexington counties to spur more tech-based entrepreneurialsm around the Midlands.