Stephen Fastenau

Columbia reporter


Stephen Fastenau is a local government reporter covering the City of Columbia, Richland County and general assignments. He returned to Columbia after 10 years as a reporter at The Island Packet and is a University of South Carolina graduate.

Richland County Recreation Commission director Lakita Watson talks about the agency's plan for a large sports complex during a meeting at Doko…

The former state office building at 2221 Devine St., now owned by the city of Columbia. City leaders are considering a proposal to redevelop t…

State Sen. Katrina Shealy (right) speaks with employees of the S.C. Department of Juvenile Justice who walked off the job June 4, 2021, in Col…

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