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Columbia, South Carolina is located in Richland County. Zip codes in Columbia, SC include 29240, 29226, and 29229. The median home price in Columbia is $143,000. More Columbia information.

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8 min ago | WSOCTV

Tenikka Smith leaving WSOC to join WAWS/WTEV in Jacksonville

Tenikka Smith will be leaving WSOC-TV to join the Cox Media Group team in Jacksonville TV's WAWS/WTEV.

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4 hrs ago | WIS-TV Columbia

Deputies: Warrants issued for parents of malnourished child

Deputies in Colleton County say arrest warrants have been issued for the parents of a 9-month-old malnourished child who was hospitalized last week following a welfare check.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

WIS-TV Columbia

Sex allegation latest incident causing calls for child safety zones

A surveillance camera in the middle of Roy Lynch Park caught something on Monday morning that may shock some but not attorney Wayne Ridgeway.

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Free Times

Openings in Columbia SC: Get on Up, Guardians of the Galaxy

OPENING Get on Up South Carolina's own James Brown has his story hit the big screen in this anticipated biopic.

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Free Times

columbia sc mayor steve benjamin

For several weeks this summer, people in the Midlands were captivated by the federal corruption trial of developer Jonathan Pinson and Upstate businessman Eric Robinson - not because of who those men were, but because of a third man whose name prosecutors brought up with unusual frequency: Mayor Steve Benjamin.

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Free Times

Classic Carolina Road Trips from Columbia, Palmetto Moon, Slow Boat to China

Classic Carolina Road Trips from Columbia Author: Tom Poland Publisher: The History Press Want to squeeze in some family day trips in the final weeks before the kids go back to school? Or just ready to get out and see some local history and natural wonders? Then Tom Poland's latest book is arriving just in time to help.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Army Downsizing Could Mean Big Cuts To Midlandsa

Army Downsizing Could Mean Big Cuts To Midlands Economy As the army continues to downsize that could mean big cuts here in the Midlands.

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The Island Packet

Feds accuse convicted felon of possessing gun that killed 7-year-old Gaston girl

A Midlands man has been indicted by a federal grand jury in connection with possessing a firearm involved in the April shooting death of a 7-year-old Gaston girl at a birthday party.

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The State

McNair Center finds a Columbia home at USC

The McNair Center for Aerospace Innovation and Research will be located in the SCRA/USC Innovation Center at Catawba and Assembly streets, across from the University of South Carolina's College of Engineering.

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WIS-TV Columbia

Student found dead in apartment identified as UofL cheerleader

The name of a 22-year-old University of Louisville student who was found dead in an off-campus apartment Monday has been released.

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The Island Packet

Lexington jury slams Richland County sheriff with $1.6 million verdict for malicious prosecution

The case of lawyer Kay Paschal, who won the verdict against Sheriff Leon Lott, involved a dispute over a dead Columbia businessman's multimillion-dollar estate, issues of sheriff's department jurisdiction and charges of exploitation of a vulnerable adult.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

SC Panel Approves Compromise On Teaching Evolution

SC Panel Approves Compromise On Teaching Evolution The compromise wording could end months of disagreement between the boards on how students learn about evolution.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

ID Released of Driver Killed on Monticello Rd. on Monday

ID Released of Driver Killed on Monticello Rd. on Monday The driver killed in a fatal wreck Monday afternoon has been identified by the Richland County Coroner.

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Post and Courier

Richland sheriff's deputy charged in wreck

A Richland County sheriff's deputy has been charged with running a red light and causing a wreck in Columbia that injured a woman.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Richland Co. Sheriff's Dept. Ordered to Pay $1.6a

The Richland County Sheriff's department has been ordered to pay $1.6 million in connection with a civil lawsuit.

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The State

Brisk back-to-school spending predicted – and Midlands retailers are ready

Mall hours have been extended at the area’s busiest shopping mall, Columbiana Centre in Harbison, and free-standing retailers from Wal-Mart to Target and Best Buy have rolled out early specials in preparation for the crowds of shoppers they expect to see as the August countdown to school days begins.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

WLTX-TV Columbia

Popular Local Eatery Closing For Renovations

Popular Local Eatery Closing For Renovations Beginning August 3rd, the Beltline Blvd. location of Lizard's Thicket will close for several weeks for renovation.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Boil Water Advisory for Lexington

The City of West Columbia has experienced a broken water line that affects all water customers in the following area in the city of West Columbia: A Boil Water Advisory for Lexington The City of West Columbia has experienced a broken water line that affects all water customers in the following area in the city of West Columbia: A Check out this ... (more)

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Helicopter Spraying For Invasive Plants on Lake Marion

Helicopter Spraying For Invasive Plants on Lake Marion 8/5 - 8/15 Santee Cooper will be spraying an EPA-approved herbicide targeting an invasive plant on Lake Marion.

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WLTX-TV Columbia

Wreck Results in Moped Under Front of SUV

Wreck Results in Moped Under Front of SUV Columbia, S.C. -- A late afternoon wreck, near downtown Columbia, left a moped under the front end of a sport utility vehicle Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://www.wltx.com/story/news/local/midlands/2014/07/28/wreckmopedmillwoodgervaisinvestigation/13291997/ Columbia Police investigators are looking ... (more)

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