As Columbia County celebrates its 225th anniversary this year, community leaders praise their early ancestors for laying the groundwork for the strong educational system and vast network of roads and bridges that continues to attract people from many of the same places that sparked the area's initial growth in 1790.
Through an installment purchase agreement, the nonprofit organization work with the city and issue bonds up to $10 million to finance the building of the city's parking deck, explained Joe Lucas with Pope Zeigler.
COLUMBIA - Amid worries over identity theft, police work and the exposure of deceased people's past prescriptions and physical abnormalities, a Senate panel advanced a pair of bills Thursday aimed at closing some gaps in the Freedom of Information Act.
COLUMBIA - Meg Gombus is a 40-year-old student at Trident Technical College who hopes to find a job in radiologic technology.
She's three years into her studies at the Charleston, S.C.,-area school, works part-time as a server, has a 3.
A team from Paul Knox Middle School created a city called Korbinia where they used underground cultivation to grow corn and soybeans. The team won first place and will go on to the Future City Competition National Finals in Washington, D.C., to be held Feb. 15-18.
These are the bookings for the North Augusta Department of Public Safety for Jan. 9-15. Suspects are innocent until proven guilty.
Quinton Lamont Best, 42, driving under the influence
Alyssia Nechelle Jackson, 24, simple assault
Now how could I impress him before it was too late?
Perhaps I’d bring a simple rug, I used to pray upon
Could that impress all mighty God? Or please his holy son?
Or maybe then I’d bring a cross I wore with so much pride
Could he see that and know my heart? And what was there inside
The star of ...
• Feb. 4 is an early release day for Aiken County Public Schools.
• The South Carolina Governor's School for Science and Mathematics will accept applications for the Class of 2017 through Feb. 15. Applications are available at www.scgssm.org/apply-now.
NAME: John Damon Carroll
SCHOOL: Our Lady of Peace
FAVORITE CLASS: Math
FAVORITE LUNCH: Sandwich
HOBBIES: Playing on the iPad
MY ROLE MODEL IS: my brother.
WHEN I GROW UP, I WANT TO: be a scientist.