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Columbia veteran receives service dog

US Army veteran SGT Jason New recently returned home after completing the Florida-based, national service dog training program K9s For Warriors. He and his new service dog, Macho, are hoping to share their experience with [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Military|0 Comments

Wildlife Center’s rescue mission helps animals

By Sydney Amodio   At the Carolina Wildlife Center, volunteers and trained staff members alike work from 7 am until midnight caring for nearly 500 animals at a time. Songbirds, owls, squirrels, snakes, turtles and [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Natural Resources|0 Comments

Lexington County Treasurer sworn in

Jim Eckstrom was recently sworn in for a new term as Lexington County Treasurer. Eckstrom said he plans to continue to promote efficiency in government operations improve and modernize county banking operations. During his most [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Government|0 Comments

Clint Hammond named to Real Estate Appraisers Board

Mortgage Network, Inc., one of the largest, privately held independent mortgage companies in the eastern U.S, is has announced Clint Hammond, branch manager of its Columbia office, has been appointed to the South Carolina Real [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Business, Government|0 Comments

New Lexington County K-9, handler on duty

A recent training session for the Lexington County Sheriff’s Department’s new K-9, Blesk, ended with another successful track. Training is where it all starts for Blesk and his handler, Deputy Matt Fields. To keep up [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Sheriff's Report|0 Comments

Palmetto Health opens Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit

Palmetto Health Richland is opening a 16-bed, Neuroscience Intensive Care Unit (NSICU). The NSICU will provide the highest level of care to patients who have had a complex neurosurgical procedure, complications from a stroke, traumatic [...]

By |July 23rd, 2017|Health|0 Comments

Edventure opens new flight exhibit

EdVenture has opened its newest permanent exhibit, FLIGHT, with support from NASA and the City of Columbia, Saturday, July 15, at 10 a.m. Museum members are invited to preview the exhibit at 9 a.m. The exhibit [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Education, Entertainment|0 Comments

Madagascar comes to Harbison Theatre

Chapin Theatre Company's summer musical production, "Madagascar - A Musical Adventure," opens in two weeks at the Harbison Theatre at Midlands Technical College. Join Alex the Lion, Marty the Zebra, Melman the Giraffe, Gloria the hip [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Entertainment, Events|0 Comments

Wildlife Federation to auction, feast July 29

The annual Wild Summer’s Night Auction & Wild Game Feast is set for July 29, from 6 pm to 10 pm. The event will take place at Seawell’s Catering, located at 1125 Rosewood Drive in [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Events|0 Comments

Lexington detectives seek identity of shoplifting subjects

Town of Lexington Police Chief Terrence Green is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying the individuals involved in a recent shoplifting of cigarettes and a drink that occurred at the Pitt Stop in Lexington. Around [...]

By |July 20th, 2017|Crime|0 Comments